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Very Rare THE GREAT PLAGUE ENDS ? Queen of England Court Returns 1665 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879601891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1665 * The Great Plague is Over ? * Queen Henrietta Maria returns * Earliest of newspapers to be had A very early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665, and is still publishing today. This date is actually from 1666 as at the time they used the Julian calendar, the year changing in late March. But this is a very early issue of this title being just the 5th issue published. The back page actually has reference to the Great Plague & the return of the Royal Court to London, with: "This afternoon Her Majesty arrived here in two dayes from Oxford, in a perfect health, to the great content and j... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:45

$410.00
152319

CIVIL WAR START CLOSE Fort Sumter Attack Days Away SLAVERY TRADE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391711194226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 2, 1861 * The Civil War about to begin * Fort Sumter to be attacked * History about to be made Page 6 includes: "From South Carolina--The Slave Trade--Drunken Remarks of Keitt--England & Slavery--Patriotic Women--Slave Plots" "Trouble Among the Rebels- The Jeff. Davis Constitution Under Consideration" "and more on events from just before the outbreak of the Civil War. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:29

$27.00
152314

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873475262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the charter, or suffer judgment to go against it?" (see), and further on is: "The Speech of His Excellency William Tryon...Commander in Chief in & over the Province of North Carolina". Other politically-related reports as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:20

$167.00
152279

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish College Football w/ Coach KNUTE ROCKNE 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371872593541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 14, 1928 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Head coach Knute Rockne * NCAA college football The front page of this section has a one column heading: "117,000 SEE NAVY BOW TO NOTRE DAME" with subheads and lineups. (see) This was when Knute Rockne was head coach. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:29

$28.00
152237

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER NEARS & George Washington Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391707698926

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 8, 1781 * Lord Charles Cornwallis * Revolutionary War ending is near Inside has an item noting: "...sailed from Newport, in Rhode Island...that when he was leaving America the French army was in motion; the first division having marched the 16th...The 2nd of July both divisions were at Providence & ready to march for Fishkill & Niewpoint which was within 67 miles of New York. It was reported...that Gen. Washington's advanced posts had obtained some advantages in a few light skirmishes, the object of which was to drive the English in from some of their outposts..." with more (see). The back page has more war-related news including: "...letters from Si... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:47

$63.00
152231

"NEVER GIVE IN" Harrow School WINSTON CHURCHILL'S Famous Speech 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870131649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1941 * Winston Churchill's famous speech * "Never Give In" never, never, never... * Harrow School - London, England Page 4 contains one of the most famous speeches of World War II, certainly among the top speeches by British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. On October 29 Churchill visited his former school at Harrow and gave his "never give in" speech, very timely given the bombing of England by Germany at the time. The speech is not given here in full but rather the highlights are cited, text including: "...the lesson to be derived from our recent experiences is never to given in--never, never, never!" Not in any event, great or small, large or paltry.... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:32

$70.00
152216

KNUTE ROCKNE Named Head Coach NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish Football 1918 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870113196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1918 * Knute Rockne named head coach * Note Dame Fighting Irish * NCAA college football Here is a terrific report for any Notre Dame fan. A small one column headlines near the bottom of page 12 announces: "NEW NOTRE DAME COACH" "Rockne Appointed to Succeed Harper as Athletic Director" which tells of the hiring of Knute Rockne as the new coach for the Fighting Irish. Rockne would put Notre Dame on the map as a football powerhouse. Searches in other newspapers for this report were unsuccessful, giving us reason to believe the Times was one of just a few newspapers to report this event. The complete 22 page issue, 3 binding holes at the blank spine margin, ... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:02

$265.00
152169

BOBBY JONES Wins British Open Golf Championship Grand Slam 2 of 4 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868232724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Washington, Pennsylvania, June 21, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins British Open * Year of the grand slam victory (2nd of 4) * Royal Liverpool Golf Club - Wirral, England The front page has a small photo of Bobby Jones with caption: "Wins British Title". Page 8 has a nice banner headline: "Bobby Jones Captures British Open Championship" with subheads. This would be the year of his famous grand slam of golf achievement. Twelve pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:32

$45.00
152154

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705845602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PROTESTANT (DOMESTICK) INTELLIGENCE, OR NEWS BOTH FROM CITY AND COUNTRY, London, England, March 5, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a newspaper by Benjamin Harris. Harris was the first newspaper publisher in the colonies, having published "Public Occurrences Both Foreign & Domestick" in Boston in 1690. It lasted for only one issue. Before emigrating to the colonies, he published this newspaper in London, but he was eventually put in jail and upon release headed for the colonies. A fine opportunity for a Harris imprint (his name appears at the bottom of the back page). This single sheet issue is untrimmed with wide margins and is in great c... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2017 15:59

$390.00
152128

CATO STREET CONSPIRACY British Cabinet Murder Attempt EXECUTIONS 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704876385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1820 * Cato Street Conspiracy * British cabinet ministers * Conspirators executions Page 2 has 2 columns taken up with: "The Executions in England" with considerable detail & a prefacing paragraph which includes: "...detailed, with painful minuteness, all the circumstances of the hanging & decapitation of the five miserable men who had been sentenced to that punishment...". This concerns the Cato Street Conspiracy, an attempt to murder all the British Cabinet ministers (see hyperlink). Page 2 has: "Piracy" which is interesting (see), and the bkpg. has an ad headed: "Lots of Ground and a Negro Man for Sale". Four pages, minor foxing, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:36

$39.00
152127

Rare 18th Century 1786 London, England UK Newspaper w/ DIE Number Red Tax Stamp


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867401528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, London, Sept. 22, 1786 * Rare 18th century title * Red plate number tax stamp Pages 2 & 3 have various news items from Europe with pages 1 and 4 mostly taken up with advertisements. Four pages, red tax stamp on page 3, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:32

$28.00
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
152090

Best KING GEORGE VI Death & QUEEN ELIZABETH II Reigns as Monarch 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704072729

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING NEWS, London, England, Feb. 6, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * Best title to be had ? The headline announces: "THE KING DIES IN HIS SLEEP AT SANDRINGHAM" and also: "Passes Peacefully Away Early To-day: The New Queen Flying Back From Kenya Immediately" & other related reports. Also a photo of King George VI and one captioned: "Princess Elizabeth, who will be 26 in April, becomes Queen." As a "Late Extra" this is presumed to be complete in 6 pages. Minor margin tears, a "collector's Club" stamp in a lower blank corner, good condition. Great to have this report in a London newspaper.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:41

$47.00
152086

BATTLE OF GUADALCANAL Beginning Solomon Islands World War II 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704058283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 13, 1942 * Battle of Guadalcanal at the beginning * Operation Watchtower - WWII * Island of Tulagi - Solomon Islands The front page has a nice five column headline: "LONDON REPORTS JAPANESE FLEET DRIVEN OUT OF TULAGI HARBOR IN SOLOMONS BY AMERICAN WARSHIPS" with subheads and related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:33

$38.00
152078

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1802-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866409801

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Oct. 17, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, Feb. 23, 1809; Boston Gazette, Sept. 6, 1804; New England Palladium, Jan. 29, 1802; and New York Herald, April 7, 1804. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:17

$35.00
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
152030

Rare SALEM WITCHES TRIALS 17th Century Book Advertisement 1693 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863560693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, June 17, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "A Further Account of the Tryals of the New-England Witches, with the Observations of a Person that was upon the place six or seven days, when the suspected Witches were first taken into Examination..." with more detail (see) This is the only periodical (similar ad appeared in multiple issues) we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notabl... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:01

$345.00
152020

STAMP ACT Causes Vandalism Riots in the Colonies of America 1766 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863539668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 23, 1766 * Stamp Act riots in America Under "America" on an inside page is a report from Providence stating in part that "...the Agent...informed them, that he had applied to the...Treasury for payment of the money due to the Colony...as a reimbursement for their services during the late war; but was told...that as there had been dangerous riots in the Colonies, on account of the Stamp-Act, in which several persons and their property were destroyed, they determined to retain the money...till ample compensation should be made to the sufferers." Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:30

$45.00
151964

QUEEN VICTORIA BURIAL Monarch of Great Britain & Empress of India 1901 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371861801264

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT JOURNAL, February 2, 1901 * Queen Victoria funeral - burial * U.K. Great Britain and Ireland The front page has a banner headline: "BRITAIN'S QUEEN BORNE TO HER LAST REST WITH ALL THE POMP OF A MIGHTY NATION" with subheads and related illustration. First report coverage on the burial of Queen Victoria, monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland . Complete in 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 10, 2017 15:00

$37.00
151931

TED DRAKE Arsenal Football Club (Soccer) 7 GOALS Record Game 1935 Old Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860918213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 15, 1935 * Ted Drake - Arsenal football club (soccer) * Villa Park, Aston, Birmingham, England * Seven goals - top-flight record game Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "SOCCER MARK SET AS 60,000 LOOK ON" with subheads that include: "Seven Goals by Drake of Arsenal Best Under English League's New Rule" and more. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: The 1935–36 season First Division match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park took place on 14 December 1935. Arsenal won the fixture 7–1 ... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2017 15:41

$33.00
151902

TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION Complaint Pre Revolutionary War 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860059502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1769 * Re. Taxation without representation Within this issue is a lengthy address of the New York General Assembly to the King of England, complaining about inequities. Included: "...the greatest concern at certain laws lately enacted by the parliament of Great Britain, manifestly tending to divest your majesty's subjects of this colony...Among these laws...with the greatest deference to the injustice & wisdom of a British Parliament, to paraticularize the late acts imposing duties on the colonies with the sole view and for the express purpose, of raising a revenue as utterly subversive of their constitutional rights because as they...be represented in th... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:39

$49.00
151901

Great BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Letter in a RAGE - Revolutionary War 1779 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697042313

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1779 * Benjamin Franklin letter The first article is a: "Summary of Debates in Parliament.." which has some commentary on the Revolutionary War, mentioning in part: "...He did not...recruit our armies for the purpose of carrying on a ruinous war in America; a war...ought for every reason of policy & humanity to be abandoned..." (see) & other war-related items. Also included is an excellent letter from Ben Franklin which is in response to a letter from Lamballe, also printed here (see). Franklin's letter begins: "I cannot contain my rage till my secretary comes home...I have been affronted--I, the Ambassador Plenipotentiary of the United Free State... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:37

$64.00
151900

Rare & Early 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era w/ Judaica Jews 1669 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860055896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 22, 1669 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * King William III of England era * Early Judaica - Jewish - Jews The back page has an early Judaica mention noting: "...preparing to give another general assault to the forts Sabionera, St. Andre, and Santo Spirito...to be drawn up in three bodies against the respective places, and to make their way the more easie, had from several batteries played for many days upon the town & especially upon the Jews Quarters, upon which they had done some execution." (see) Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, a bit of soiling near folds to the ftpg., nice condition. This is the world's oldest continually ... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:36

$68.00
151899

Early FLORIDA Louisiana Ports Taxes re. The Stamp Act 1767 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860055248

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 19, 1767 * Early Florida and Louisiana * re. The Stamp Act Page 2 has a report headed "America" with a New York dateline concerning a murder trial (see). Another page has a very brief report from New York noting: "It i very sickly here; the bloody-flux rages, attended with little or no fever, and carries off, in six days time, both old & young, 14 to 15 in a day." (see) The back page has an: "Extract of a Letter from New York" noting that "...no taxes or duties whatever will be exacted upon goods at any of the ports in Florida or Louisiana...We hear...American debts have actually been paid off to our merchants in England since the repeal of the Stamp A... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:35

$36.00
151898

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Boston Massachusetts Tensions 1774 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697039423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 27, 1774 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of British-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostonians, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping troops there at a vast expence, we might only send them over able officers & teach them to fight; that they were numerous enough to defend themselves against an enemy, but not strong enough to rebel against us." Interesting to read this comment in light if what would transpire within the next several years. Compl... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:33

$48.00
151893

ADMIRAL MARIOT ARBUTHNOT Revolutionary War Naval Fleet vs. French 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697025923

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 18, 1781 * Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot This issue has just a brief item concerning the Revolutionary War, noting: "...with Admiral Arbouthnot's fleet on board of which were 7000 land forces for the Chesapeak. During the action between Arbuthnot & the French fleet the enemy suffered much, particularly in two of their line of battle ships, which were scarcely able to reach Rhode Island." (see). Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:25

$32.00
152530

re. CORNWALLIS SURRENDER Yorktown VA Virginia Revolutionary War 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371880345229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 7, 1782 * re. Surrender of Lord Cornwallis * Revolutionary War - Yorktown, Virginia Inside has news headed: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette", the first article being critical of how France treats the people of Yorktown, with thoughts of uniting with England. Another report from Charleston is also cynical of the intentions of France in America (see). Page 6 has a report from the House of Lords with mention: "...That the immediate cause of the surrender of the army under Earl Cornwallis, at York Town, in Virginia, was owing to the want of a sufficient naval force to protect the same...The capture of Lord Cornwallis's army was indeed a melanch... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 13:30

$49.99
152502

1st BALLOONING FLIGHT to Stratosphere Auguste Piccard 1931 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391716954668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 28, 1931 * 1st ballooning flight into the stratosphere * Auguste Piccard & Paul Kipfer The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Balloonists Land Safely After Ten Mile Altitude Flight Into Stratosphere" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the very 1st balloon flight to reach the stratosphere. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, some tiny binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1930, an interest in ballooning, and a curiosity about the upper atmosphere led him to design a spherical, pressurized aluminum gondola that would allow ascent to great altitude without requirin... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2017 11:20

$34.99
152498

EARLY Rare 17th Century 332 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1685 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391716857201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 11, 1685 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring about 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2017 09:18

$29.99
152496

EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1695 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371879294654

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 5, 1695 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2017 09:05

$24.99
152490

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle England GREAT YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371879227272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 20, 1776 * Revolutionary War Era * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy Newspapers from England during the time of the Revolutionary War are always interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well. I could find no "meaty" references to the Revolutionary War in this issue, however there is much on events in Europe. Contains literary items, as well as politics, and perhaps a passing reference to th... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2017 07:22

$24.99
152464

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371878433519

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 18, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has: "...is said to be on the consideration of some proposals for accommodating matters with the Americans, said to be received from the Congress by General Howe through the means of General Lee. Among the conditions talked of there is to be a free pardon for Messrs. Hancock and Adams." and: "...by the last mail...packet of letters ...from Dr. Franklin for the Congress...to contain assurances that the court of France are no ways in a temper to break with Great Britain..." and "...Great numbers of the rebels fell in the different skirmishes..." and "The subalterns in the army at New York...are actually ob... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2017 09:33

$44.99
152460

Rare SCOTTISH Americans Immigrants Scotland New York City 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391716095325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCOTTISH JOURNAL, New York, March 13, 1841 * Rare title for Scotland immigrants Obviously a newspaper for Scottish-Americans. The masthead has a thistle-themed engraving. Various literary items & other content including front page: "Recollections of Burns" Eight pages, light damp staining, 10 1/2 by 15 inches, generally nice.

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Ends March 06, 2017 09:14

$17.99
152457

Very Rare 18th Century MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE London England 1710 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371878412121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, May 29, 1710 * Rare title A very uncommon title from England, four pages with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, wide margins, and a rare opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection.

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Ends March 06, 2017 09:01

$29.99
152456

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371878400121

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 23, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Inside has two-thirds of a column taken up with a nice account of a boxing match headed: "Boxing - Ward and Mendoza". Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. The report includes: "Yesterday being the day appointed for deciding the bets on the match between Ward and Mendoza...that the battle would be fought there...then proposed that they sho... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2017 08:49

$34.99
152455

TEA IN AMERICA Pre Revolutionary Tensions Boston 1767 London England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371878396888

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 31, 1767 * Tea trade with America An inside page has a report headed: "America" with a "Boston, New-England" dateline, which talks about the use of Hyperion or Labrador tea and about the tea itself (see). The balance of the issue is taken up with various reports from Europe from just 8 years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Many advertisements as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2017 08:41

$24.99
152452

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


eBay Auction Item # 391716071411

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 March 06, 2017 08:19

$39.99
152450

SIEGE & Surrender OF CHARLESTON Henry Clinton 1780 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391716061243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 20, 1780 * Surrender of Charleston, South Carolina * General Sir Henry Clinton * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has an historic letter from Charleston, South Carolina, which has near the beginning: "I embrace this first opportunity of communicating to you the success of Gen. Clinton & Admiral Arbuthnot's expedition against this devoted town, which was taken possession of last Friday morning...Gen. Lincoln would have surrendered before, but was prevented..." with more (see). Further on is: "with many other light horsemen are said to be either killed, taken prisoners, or drowned in Santee River. A report prevails that George Town is taken, that a heavy ... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2017 08:07

$49.99
152449

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE Deaths


eBay Auction Item # 391716059180

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CURRENT INTELLIGENCE, London, July 23, 1666 * Very early title * The Great Plague This is a very rare title as it lasted for only 24 issues, ending publication when the Great Fire of London struck in September of 1666. It was founded by famed publisher Henry Muddiman who was involved in several early publications including the first 2 issues of the London Gazette, eventually founding this newspaper as a competitor to it (format was virtually identical) but it never revived after the printing house was destroyed by the Great London Fire. News reports of the day from various European cities plus an item from Norwich noting that 85 had died the past week from the Plague, plus another 20... See More  

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Ends March 06, 2017 08:03

$349.99
152448

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391716055349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 10, 1746 Half of the front page has a report concerning the Jacobite Rebellion (see). This report carries over to take half of pg. 2 as well. And the war content continues on pg. 3 also, noting in part: "...little certainty of the further progress of the army under his Royal Highness the Duke...'tis said his Royal Highness left Aberdeen...proceeded Northwards. We learn nothing of the motion of the Rebels." Other Jacobite content as well. Four pages, 8 by 10 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2017 07:53

$34.99
152447

Rare 1718 POST BOY London England OLD Newspaper Engraving PRINTS & Red Tax Stamp


eBay Auction Item # 371878368897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Dec. 6, 1718 * Nice masthead engravings Front page news reports include items datelined London, Rome, Genoa, Turin, Madrid and Paris. The back page is taken up with many advertisements, plus a nice red tax stamp in the margin. Single sheet, two handsome engravings in the masthead, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2017 07:49

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151799

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856224592

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 17, 1935 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a a nice banner headline: "80,000 SEE NOTRE DAME TIE ARMY IN LAST MINUTE, 6-6" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Nice for display. Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "Notre Dame Stages Sensational Rally to Tie Army in Final Minute, 6-6" with lineups, stats and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:19

$33.00
151797

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Airplane DISAPPEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856221593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Goes missing in airplane flight (death) The front page has a one column heading: "KINGSFORD-SMITH STILL UNREPORTED" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with two related photos. See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary su... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:15

$33.00
151772

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Fateful Airplane Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692862928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Fateful flight to Australia begins The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Kingsford-Smith Off on Flight to Australia; Leaves England Despite a Recent Illness" with photo. (see) See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:23

$33.00
151766

Repeal of INTOLERABLE ACTS Discussed Pre Revolutionary War 1774 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855129216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 4, 1774 * Discussion to repeal the Intolerable Acts * Pre Revolutionary War tensions An inside page has some "Proceedings Yesterday at Guildhall" in London, which includes some discussion of the situation in America such as: "...that were we only to cast our eyes to America we should see to what a dreadful situation those brave people were reduced through the iniquitous conduct of the late corrupt Houses of Parliament; that the unanimity the Americans have shewn to resist all such arbitrary acts & the noble struggle they make to preserve their liberties..." and further on: "...For restoring to our fellow subjects the essential right of taxation by represe... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:10

$57.00
151763

Early NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana FRENCH Government Still in Control 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692847642

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 18, 1767 * French still control New Orleans, Louisiana Page 2 has a report headed "America" mentioning in part: "...a reinforcement of Spanish troops was arrived at New Orleans...many presents for the Indians was gone up the Mississippi to take possession of the territories on the western side of that river, ceded to Spain. The French government still continues at New Orleans..." (see). Another page has: "America - New York" and "Charles-Town" taking three-quarters of a column (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:03

$35.00
152428

Early CREEK NATION Indians in America 18th Century 1760 Old London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371876206933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 2, 1760 * Creek Nation Inside has: "America" being a half column report from Savannah noting in part: "...those Creek headmen who lately escorted the traders thither out of the Lower towns had been well treated..." with more concerning the Creek Indians. Also an item notes: "...Nothing less than the reduction of Louisiana seems to be the general opinion, will ever establish the several Indian nations firmly in our interest again..." (see). Eight pages, 8 by 10 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 12:54

$24.99
152427

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE Report


eBay Auction Item # 391714197788

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, March 11, 1666 (by today's calendar this would be 1667) * Earliest of newspapers to be had * The Great Plague in Europe Much news from various cities in Europe with the front page having reports from "Malaga" that includes: "Our latest Letters from Algier inform us, that their Men of War have not of late met with any considerable adventures in their cruising, only on Ostender, a Pink having fallen into their hands, which they brought in there, and sunk a Spaniard, that was returning from the West-Indies, laden with Tobacco and other Merchandises of the Countreys..." and a bit more (see). The back page has a military report from Europe which mentions in part: "...as i... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 12:51

$124.99
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