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155633

INTOLERBALE ACTS (Coersive) Petition for Repeal to King 1775 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017921415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 31, 1775 * The Intolerable Acts * Petition for repeal * Revolutionary war prelude The entire front page and much of page 2 are taken up with the petition to the King of England from the First Continental Congress asking for a repeal of the hated Coercive Acts (see the hyperlink for more on this & the full texts). Certainly one of the more historic documents which would lead to the Revolutionary War, it delineates the list of grievances with England, notes the reasons for attention, and offers concluding thoughts which restate the ultimate goal of the petition while reaffirming the colonies' loyalty to the British monarchy. The petition is headed:... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:22

$366.00
155584

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372016936049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 2 has a nice letter datelined "Williamsburgh, Dec. 19" which includes: "I arrived last night from Potowmack where I have been stationed ten days. We have hitherto prevented the enemy getting fresh provisions from our store but many Negroes have gone off to them...I was charged with a flag from Col. Skinner to endeavour a recove... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2017 15:24

$425.00
155557

Great TEXAS JACK OMOHUNDRO Old West Scout Actor Cowboy PRINT 1887 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841606961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: STREET & SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, Oct. 8, 1887 * Texas Jack Omohundro * Buffalo Bill Cody mate * Old West Cowboy - scout Across the masthead is: "Specimen Copy". The entire ftpg. is taken up with a portion of the dime novel by famed Western-themed writer Ned Buntline, titled: "A Mate to Buffalo Bill--Texas Jack, the White King of the Pawnees". The dominant feature is a very large, full-figure print of "Texas Jack" (see hyperlink). This "specimen copy" was meant as a promotional piece for the newspaper, as this story was originally in an 1872 issue of this newspaper. A very nice graphic item for display featuring one of the notables from the "Wild West". Four pages, various archival m... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:52

$58.00
155201

18th century 1747 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998282783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1747 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: ...for the Better Adjusting & More Easy Recovery of the Wages of certain Servants; & for the better Regulation of such Servants & of certain Apprentices." Six pages, 11 1/2 by 6 7/8 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:25

$39.00
155200

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998282121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, May, 1695 * Rare 17th century title This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." (see). Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:24

$73.00
155198

Madame ELISABETH OF FRANCE King Louis XVI Sister GUILLOTINE Death 1794 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998280868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1794 * Madame Elisabeth of France execution * King Louis XVI younger sister * Reign of Terror - French Revolution Among the three plates present is one which includes a very nice street view of "The Queen's Head" pub in Islington, now a London suburb (see). Among the various articles is: "Further Particulars Respecting the Execution of Madame Elizabeth, by an Eye-Witness", beginning: "Madame Elizabeth, the ill-fated sister of Louis XI, fell victim to the sanguinary system of Republicanism on the 10th of May. she was followed to the scaffold by 25 persons condemned at the same time..." with various details plus other related reports concerning the French... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:22

$39.00
155195

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death vs. Aaron Burr DUEL Conspiracy ? 1804 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997192511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Aug. 7, 1804 * re. Alexander Hamilton - Aaron Burr duel Page 5 has an item: "A very interesting, tho' painful, discussion has for several days occupied some of the New York papers...The object is to show that the late melancholy event was the effect of a settled, deliberate design of Col. Burr and a few of his friends to take the life of Gen. Hamilton & others. A legal investigation..." with a bit more. Also a bit noting the king of the Osage Indians is in Washington in hopes of agreeing to a treaty. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, 8 12 by 10 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:47

$48.00
155194

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997191756

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 10, 1746 * Rare title Page 2 has a brief bit under the list of Acts of Parliament approved by the king: "An Act for the Better Encouragement of the Trade of his Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America." Page 3 has a letter "The Gentleman Proprietors of the Wool Lands" which references the Jacobite Rebellion, beginning: "In my retirement in the country, during the late unhappy troubles..." with more, and a news report mentions: "A gentleman who left Fort Augustus...says that the Duke of Cumberland was still there & that he had sent several strong detachments into Moidart & the countries adjacent in search of several of the chief of the Rebels, who, it is ... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:46

$36.00
155193

Very EARLY Rare 1691 OBSERVATOR London England British Newspaper 326 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997190987

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR, London, England, June 19, 1691 * 17th century original * Rare title A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed. The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. One would have expected the French King in person at this time as the Head of his Army. 2. The Unaccountable Methods of that King about the taking of Mons. 3. How disappointed in the late Attempt upon Leige. 4. A new Invention of the French Court about Reducing Towns to their Obedience. 5. And how ridiculous. Several advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 3/4 inche... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:46

$94.00
155144

BATTLES OF LEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins 1775 AMERICAN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996192050

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Aug. 12, 1775 * Battle of Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War beginning Certainly the most notable content is found on page 3, being a report from the London Gazette detailing the historic battle of Lexington & Concord. The report, which includes the list of soldiers killed & wounded, is signed in type by: Thomas Gage, and takes over a full column. Portions include: "...brought letters from General Gage...containing the following particulars of what passed on the 19th of April last between a detachment of the King's troops...and several parties of rebel provincials..." and what followed are nice details concerning the battle, including: "General Gage,... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:20

$5,150.00
155605

BATTLE OF CULLODEN End of Jacobite Rebellion & Young Pretender 1746 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372017605560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1746 * Battle of Culloden * End of the Jacobite Rebellion & Bonnie Prince Charlie There is much fine content on the Jacobite Rebellion including the very first article noted in the table of contents as: "The Young Pretender's reasons for Retiring from Stirling & account of his affairs in Scotland, sent to his Father" (see for portions). Additional content on the Rebellion is found in over 8 pages of: "Accounts of the Motions of the Rebels and of the King's Forces from the London Gazette...", which includes numerous reports, including "Journal of what passed at Fort William" "Siege of Fort William Raised" and "Rebels Totally Defeated". B... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2017 08:34

$229.99
155594

Rare PAT GARRETT Billy The Kid Assassin Old West Sheriff PRINT 1885 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372017569688

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 7, 1885 * Very rare Pat Garrett illustration * American Old West lawman * Billy The Kid assassin fame Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Most of page 2 and part of pg. 3 are taken up with considerable reporting on a convention of cattlemen held in this city, St. Louis. As interesting as the content is, certainly the most notable item is the very rare portrait of "Pat Garrett", captioned as such, it appearing here because of him being in the cattle business. But the short biography talks more of heroic... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2017 07:31

$324.99
155520

Thomas Alva EDISON MAGNETIC CONCENTRATING WORKS Print & more 1898 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372015515854

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1898 The front cover is a large print captioned: "The Edison Magnetic Concentrating Works - The Giant Rolls" with additional illustrations & text inside. Also inside: "An Improved Telephone Transmitter" "The King Gasoline Launch Engine" "The Mietz & Weiss Kerosene Engine" and many more articles, prints & photos. Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 24, 2017 07:55

$27.00
154982

TREATIES OF ALLIANCE Amity Commerce & w/ France 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988082505

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, December 10, 1778 * Treaties of Alliance with France * American Revolutionary War This is a particularly noteworthy issue as it may well be the very first American newspaper we have seen which prints the complete text of the "Treaties of Amity and Commerce, and of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive, between His Most Christian Majesty, and the Thirteen United States of America." This was the historic treaty which caused France to aid the American cause in the Revolutionary War. There are actually two treaties, one of military alliance, and the other of amity & commerce. Because of their lengthy, the entirety of pages 2, 3 and most of p... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:13

$1,650.00
154679

Great 18th Century EASTERN CANADA MAP Foldout Quebec Nova Scotia 1746 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810404942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1746 * Great Eastern Canada map * Jacobite Rebellion Certainly the prime content in this issue is the quite large foldout map titled in the ornate cartouche: "A New Chart of the Coast of NEW ENGLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW FRANCE or CANADA with the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John's, etc...". The map show much great detail of this portion of present-day Canada, from Labrador to Boston, including towns at the eastern edge of Massachusetts & other portions of New England including Salem, Manchester, Salisbury, Marblehead, Charlestown, Cambridge, Kenebec, etc. There is nice detail of the "City of Quebec" in an inset, as well as a more expansiv... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:09

$335.00
154622

COLONIAL BOSTON Massachusetts KING RELIEF 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975844564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 8, 1768 * Rare Colonial Boston * Pre Revolutionary War Under the heading: "America" and from Philadelphia is a report which begins: "We can assure the public--that the assembly of this province so early as February last took into their consideration the act of parliament imposing a duty on paper, glass, etc. and thereupon under a sense of the oppression of that act, prepared & sent to their agents in London...instructions to unite with the agents of the other colonies...praying a repeal thereof..." and more (see). Also a report from Pensacola, Quebec, Newport, Portsmouth and Charleston. The Portsmouth report includes a letter from a Portsmouth t... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:54

$170.00
154608

Very RARE Pro American Independence Pre Rev. War CRISIS 1775 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809249860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, London, England, October 21, 1775 * Very rare title In our over 40 years of dealing in rare newspapers We have rarely had the great fortune to encounter issues of this title. This extraordinary paper is one of the most bitter political sheets to be found, issued in London both in defense of American liberty and their cause for independence, as well as to attack the policies of the King of England. One scholar noted: "This title, which is of great rarity, contains a remarkable collection of papers attacking the Ministry & the British Government in terms of the greatest severity. Indeed, one can hardly believe that in time of war a publication of such character would be tolerated."... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:36

$830.00
153937

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780201425

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, August, 1695 * Rare 17th century title This is "The Second Edition" as noted on the title page, having been printed within two years of 1695. This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc."(see photo). Much of this issue is concerned with the political &... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 13:31

$81.00
153908

Early PLAYING CARDS King "Harry" VIII Advertismeent & JOHN ADAMS 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946388818

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799 * Two President John Adams script signatures * Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards * Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital * Moses Gill proclamation and script signature The front page features two Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for regulating: "...trade with Indian tribes & to preserve peace on the frontiers." and the other to authorize the President: "...to fill certain vacancies in the army & navy.". Page three has a rare ad for "King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards," which is not a misprint. Some suggest the use of "King Harry VIII" ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:28

$125.00
153668

CONCORD NH Merrimack County New Hampshire w/ King Louis XVI 1792 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371931459594

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD HERALD, New Hampshire, June 27, 1792 Pages 2 & 3 have much on affairs in France including a note signed in type: Louis. The masthead has two engravings, one being the U.S. coat-of-arms. A quite scarce title. Other news of the day with period advertising. Four pages and in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 26, 2017 14:29

$56.00
153663

CAPE HENRY LIGHTHOUSE Virginia Beach VA Construction Proposal 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391766627182

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, October 13, 1790 * Cape Henry Lighthouse (Virginia Beach) The front page has an advertisement by the "Treasury Department" for: "...proposals...for the building of a Light House...upon the lot of land on Cape Henry...state of Virginia..." and what follows is considerable details as to how the lighthouse is to be constructed (see for portions). Among the other news items in this issues are those headed "Foreign Intelligence" "Miscellany" "The King of Sweden" "Justice of Philip IV" "Federal Representatives" "Women" "Further of War" and more. Complete with four pages, this issue has light foxing, minor loss at the blank spine margin, but is gen... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2017 13:09

$87.00
153618

ANGLO-SPANISH WAR Great Britain War Declaration vs. Spain 1762 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371925589084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BERROW'S WORCESTER JOURNAL, England, Jan. 7, 1762 * War declaration Most of page 3 is taken up with: "His Majesty's Declaration Of War Against the King of Spain" which was the Anglo-Spanish War (see hyperlink for details). Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:00

$38.00
153611

Great AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Philadelphia Pennsylvania PA 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391759455922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1775 * American Revolutionary War at the beginning * Pennamite-Yankee War - Wyoming Valley * General George Washington bounty Most of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document concerning the Pennamite-Yankee War, an intermittent conflict between settlers from Connecticut, who claimed the land along the North Branch of the Susquehanna River in the present Wyoming Valley, and settlers from Pennsylvania, who claimed the same lands (see hyperlink for more). This report carries over to the bkpg. Page 2 has a fascinating letter from an officer of the British army stationed in Boston, in which he criticizes the British efforts in America... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2017 07:50

$600.00
153532

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371922757610

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 11, 1746 The ftpg. has: " 'Tis reported the French are preparing to make an attempt upon New-England." The ftpg. also has a nice letter concerning he Jacobite Rebellion addressed to the King, including: "...deeply sensible of the madness of our countrymen, by whom a wicked & unnatural rebellion has been chiefly fomented & carried on against the best of Sovereigns...express our thankfulness to your Majesty for sending down among us his Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland...congratulate the success...under his command, over the Pretender's Son and his detestable followers..." with more. Most of page 2 is taken up with additional reports relating to the... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:46

$39.00
153524

ALGERNON SYDNEY King Charles II Murder Plot TREASON TRIAL 1683 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756528139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 22, 1683 * Algernon Sydney guilty of treason * King Charles II murder plot The reverse has a brief but historic report about the trial of Algernon Sydney, the famous English politician and political theorist, and opponent of absolute monarchies. Sydney ultimately became involved in a plot to assassinate King Charles II. He was later indicted for treason, found guilty and executed. The report, datelined "Westminster, Nov. 21" reads in full: "This day Algernon Sidney, Esq; was Arraigned the 7th Instant at the Kings-Bench-Bar, upon an indictment of High Treason, in Conspiring the Death of the King, and endeavoring to levy War and cause and insurrection in t... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:21

$150.00
153516

RYE HOUSE PLOT King Charles II Of England Assassination Plan 1683 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920048485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot More than half of the front page is taken up with a preface and document concerning the Rye House Plot, which was a plan to assassinate King Charles II and his brother James (heir to the throne). It ultimately would not come to fruition (see hyperlink for details). The preface references the formal Proclamation & mentions the men involved in the plot, followed by the actual Proclamation seeking the capture of them, with a reward (see). One bit mentions: "...have traitorously conspired together, & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of our Kingdom, to compose the death and destruction of ou... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:38

$175.00
153307

JOHN DICKINSON Pennsylvania Farmer Plea & John Hancock Troubles 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911377096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1769 * John Dickinson * John Hancock Contents include: "A New Voyage to the West Indies, Giving an Account of the various Nations that dwell near the great river Mississippi, ..." which is extremely descriptive of the western lands of America and the native American Indians in the area (see for portions) and taking over 4 pages; "...Letter from General Paoli to an English Gentleman" "Account of the late Abdication in Sweden" Noteworthy is: "An Address to the Americans by the Author of the Farmer's Letters", being John Dickinson. This takes 1 1/2 pages and includes: "In the great & important question now before us, my countrymen, a question on wh... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:20

$59.00
152932

JOHN BURGOYNE British General Death & King Louis XVI of France 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729780537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 22, 1792 * King Louis XVI of France * General John Burgoyne death Front page has: "Proclamation, By The King Of The Frenchmen, Upon The Dangers Of The Country", signed in type: Louis. Page 2 has a Proclamation signed in type: Louis. Listed among the deaths on pg. 3 is: "In London, Lieut.-Gen. Burgoyne". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famous First Facts", Flagg was the "first native-born American" dentist. Four pages, foxing, an archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:29

$47.00
152697

18th century 1752 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885879373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Act of Parliament, London, 1752 * 18th century original document Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:52

$43.00
152642

1778 BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey NJ - John Burgoyne Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371884295928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth - New Jersey * General John Burgoyne's defeat * Revolutionary War The very first article is: "Debates In Parliament" which includes much talk on the Revolutionary War, and includes in part: "...was in hope...that the lamentable fate of General Burgoyne & his army, as it was an evil of the first magnitude, might...have been productive of some good..." and a bit further on: "...The Americans have humbled themselves even to meanness before their haughty task masters, and what has their abject submission produced? The most contemptuous insolence; the most mortifying neglect. And will the American again submit to a similar trea... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:29

$89.00
152605

British Surrender at Saratoga New York JOHN BURGOYNE Letter 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718945436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Nov. 26, 1779 * General John Burgoyne letter * Surrender at Saratoga, New York Most of the front page is taken up with: "A Reply to Lieut. General Burgoyne's Letter to his Constituents" which begins: "After your surrender to the American army...you expressed your 'confidence' in the justice of the King...to support the general they had thought proper...Sensible of having lost an army, of having depressed the hopes of your country, or having elated the spirit of her enemies..." with much more concerning his historic surrender at Saratoga (see for portions). There is a stain in this report which affects about 15 words (see). Elsewhere is a note: "...that ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:18

$54.00
152603

Rare 17th Century ENGLAND 1647 Newsbook During English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881160122

Shown is an original & historic old newsbook, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS ELENCTICUS, London, March 15-22, 1647 [1648 by today's calendar]. * Very rare mid-17th century periodical * English Civil War - Charles I of England An exceedingly rare newsbook (predecessor of today's newspapers) from during the English Civil War. This is the very first issue of this title we have been able to offer. The full title as seen in the photo is: "MERCURIUS ELENCTICUS. Communicating the unparallell'd proceedings at Westminster, the Head-quarters, and other Places, discovering their Designes, reproving their Crimes, and advising the Kingdome." Information as provided on the internet notes this title was published by Sir George Wharton, who took the pen name George Nawo... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:15

$1,265.00
152601

ANDREW JACKSON Farewell Address & King George IV Coronation ADAMS 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718942339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 22, 1821 * Farewell address of Andrew Jackson * England's King George IV is coronated An inside page has a report headed: "Gen. Jackson's Address to the Army" datelined from his headquarters, Montpelier, & signed in type: Andrew Jackson, Major General, commanding the division of the South. This report takes close to a full column and is his official farewell address to his soldiers, the text beginning: "This day, officers and soldiers, closes my military functions, and consequently, dissolves the military connection which has hitherto existed between you and myself..." with much more (see). Also of interest is over six pages taken up with: "Corona... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:12

$27.00
152571

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880433589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegi... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:40

$475.00
152562

Outlaws JESSE JAMES & Younger Brothers - GHOSTS Spirit Katie King 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880426205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 17, 1875 * Jesse James & Younger Brothers gang * Ghosts - spectres - apparition - spirits Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "The Jameses And Youngers" "A Plea for Mercy from a Union Soldier and a Republican". Page 2 has: "Dayton's Spook--A Butcher's Daughters Are Roughly Treated by the Uncivil Ghost" being an interesting articles on ghostly spirits, with reference to the famous spirit Katie King (see). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:27

$45.00
152126

Rare KELSO SCOTLAND King George III Proclamations & Red Tax Stamp 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867400945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BRITISH CHRONICLE OR UNION GAZETTE, Kelso, Scotland, June 1, 1792 * Rare 18th century title * King George III This is the first newspaper we have ever offered from this Scottish town. Page 3 has two "Proclamation" documents from the King of England. Other news of the day. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice red tax stamp on the ftpg., good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:31

$38.00
152048

EARLY GAME OF CHESS 18th Century Description & GEORGIA Settlers 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863585900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1733 * Early article on playing the game of Chess * Settlers off to the colony of Georgia A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Debate in the House of Lords upon the Mutiny Bill" "Quotations from Gulliver's Voyages" "The Rights of the King and People" "Proposals to Refrain Infidelity" "Address to the Protestant Dissente... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:35

$78.00
152046

Historic NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT Pre Rev. War 1775 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701563219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775 * The New England Restraining Act * Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England * John Hancock gets married Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods. The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies, trade with other nations prohibited effective July 1, 1775. In April 1775, after news was received in London that colonies outside of New England had joined the Continental Association, a second restraining Act was passed ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:30

$1,250.00
152032

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863562442

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Feb. 27, 1746 The front page has a nice report: "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty" concerning the on-going Jacobite Rebellion, with the writers' show of support for the current King, a few bits noting: "...Sentiments of Gratitude & zeal to acknowledge your Majesty's tender & fatherly care of our country in sending down his Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland & to congratulate the success of your Majesty's army under his command over the Pretender's son & his rebellious adherents. We lament this unnatural rebellion, begun & chiefly carried on by our countrymen; we detest such as would exchange your majesty's mild & lawful government for a merciless despoti... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:04

$43.00
151167

KALAKAUA "The Merrie Monarch" Elected King of Hawaiian Islands 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673581847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1874 * Kalakaua elected king of Hawaiian Islands * "The Merrie Monarch" - last reigning king The front page has an article headed: "The Sandwich Islands" "Kalakaua Elected King...." (see) Another related report on page 4. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:24

$28.00
151153

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Pre Battle of Saratoga w/ John Burgoyne Letter 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371836286390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 1, 1777 * Pre-Battle of Saratoga * Revolutionary War Over two-thirds of the front page is taken up with "Letter III" of the series taken from the Nova Scotia Gazette titled: "On the American Rebellion". The beginning of this installment is a comparison to the situation in America and that in The Netherlands under Philip II. Bits include: "Therefore, that manifesto issued forth by the Continental Congress the 4th of July 1776, is the source whence I will get most of my materials for the parallel between the government of George III over America, and that of Philip II over the Netherlands..." and: "...the contest, which at the beginning had been betwe... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:05

$89.00
151031

TREATY OF ALLIANCE With France 13 Articles re. Revolutionary War 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832467905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 11, 1779 * Treaty of Alliance with France * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germaine concerning the Revolutionary War (see), but the prime content is certainly the text of the treaty of alliance between the American colonies and France, the support so important to the American cause in winning the war. It takes two-thirds of a page headed at the top: "America" "Treaty of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive, between his Most Christian Majesty Louis the Sixteenth, King of FRANCE and Navarre, and the THIRTEEN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." It is signed at its conclusion by C. A. Garard, B. Franklin, Silas Deane, ... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:01

$345.00
150992

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1769 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The reverse side of the title/contents page is entirely taken up with: "Advices from the American Continent" which begins: "Private animosities break out almost every day into outrage at Boston between the king's officers and the leaders of opposition to the late measures..." with much more (see). Other articles in this issue include: "Observations on the Putrid Sore Throat in America" which takes over 2 pages; "Curious Account of the late Eruption at Vesuvius" which includes a plate folding out to ten inches showing 4 prints of it (see), and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:53

$46.00
150693

BATTLE OF FORT CHARLOTTE Mobile, Alabama & more Revolutionary War 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659144794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1780 * Battle of Fort Charlotte - Mobile, Alabama * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina to British The front page includes a "Copy of a Letter from General Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain, dated Head Quarters Charles-Town [Charleston] South Carolina, June 3, 1780" signed by him in type: H. Clinton, and what follows is a lengthy: "Hand-Bill issued after the Surrender of Charles-town". This is followed by three more Proclamations concerning the fall of Charleston, carrying over to pgs. 2 & 3, as well as the "Articles of Capitulation...." for the surrender of Fort Moultrie in Charleston harbor, and an address to the inhabitants of Charleston whic... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:01

$135.00
149560

1776 Old Newspaper NATHAN HALE HANGING Hanged Revolutionary War American Soldier


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391622925535

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, November 20, 1776 * Hanging of Nathan Hale * Revolutionary War * "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" fame By far the most significant content is found on page 3 as it contains an exceedingly significant--albeit brief & inconspicuous--report of an event known by any student of American history. In a letter dated Sept. 23 from New York is: "...Yesterday we hanged an officer of the Provincials who came as a spy...". Noting that this letter is dated "From New York Island, Sept. 23", and with the records verifying that Nathan Hale was hanged on Sept. 22 in New York, it is very obvious that this "officer of the Provincials" w... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:47

$535.00
149551

BENEDICT ARNOLD John Andre Defection Plot Known 1780 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789102389

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Nov. 22, 1780 * General Benedict Arnold * American Revolutionary War Page 3 has two reports concerning the infamous Benedict Arnold/John Andre conspiracy plot to give West Point to the British forces. Portions include: "...Unfortunately for us, the affair transpired, and Arnold, at a critical minute, escaped in a ten-oared boat, pursued by two twelves, to our advanced guard-ship the day before yesterday. This defection of so actie & confidential a General...must greatly embarrass the Pandemonium councils...Arnold, whose uniform is finished, is to be announced to-morrow as Brigadier General in the British service." with more. This is followed by anothe... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:22

$295.00
149548

1777 Revolutionary War Newspaper FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789096178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 23, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne captures * Revolutionary War Pages 2 and 3 have much reporting on the Revolutionary War under the heading: "America", a few bits of which include: "...on the 25th ...his Excellency General Sir William Howe marched out of Amboy...fell in with a body of about 3000 of the rebel army near Bonham-town..." and: "...We hear from Peek's kill, & several other parts of the country, that Gen. Burgoyne has landed his army in three divisions, at or about Ticonderoga...Major Grant with the New York volunteers went from King's bridge upon a foraging excursion towards White Plains: In their way they ... See More  

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Ends December 14, 2016 07:12

$220.00
149323

KING GEORGE III Renounced in Revolutionary War OATH of Allegiance1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371784205195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 29, 1777 * Renouncing King George III - Oath in America * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Half of the front page is taken up with an interesting item which is prefaced with: "When the question of Independence was agitated in the American Congress, it was opposed by the Quakers & Proprietary Parties & by all the moderate people: However...the violent faction prevailed & the ruling party in the Congress have ever since looked with an evil eye on the Quakers...In order to ruin their party & to get possession of their effects the assembly of Pennsylvania have passed the following act." and the text of the Act reads: "An ACT obliging the male w... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2016 08:57

$64.00
149301

Extremely RARE 17th Century ORANGE Gazette London England OLD UK 1689 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391617456515

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ORANGE GAZETTE, London, February 5, 1688/9 (issue #9 of 18) * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had An exceedingly rare newspaper which lasted but 18 issues about which very little is known. Crane & Kaye notes only two institutions have any issues of this title, and neither have all 18. This newspaper logically was created in celebration of the arrival of the Prince of Orange to the throne, to be King William III when he would be coronated several months later. (London Gazette notes his arrival in London in its Dec. 24, 1688 issue, and his coronation in its April 15, 1689 issue) The back page has a report noting: "...the Lord Mayor's Hall...by directions of the Lord Dartmouth are... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2016 15:39

$1,590.00
149254

Rare BRITISH 17th Century London England KING JAMES II ERA 1688 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371781088851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLICK OCCURRENCES TRULY STATED, London, Aug. 14, 1688 * Rare 17th century title In our over 40 years of dealing in rare newspapers, we have only once encountered this title. Only 34 issues of this newspaper were ever published. A single sheet issue, 7 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches; nice, untrimmed margins. A very rare opportunity for a very rare newspaper.

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Ends December 04, 2016 14:24

$265.00
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