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166787

Rare 1720 POST BOY London England OLD Newspaper w/ Masthead Engravings PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127771854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, December 20, 1720 * Nice masthead engravings One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:16

$38.00
166786

ELLEN TERRY Famous English William Shakespearean Actress DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443046328

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 21, 1928 * Ellen Terry death (1st report) * English Shakespearean actress The front page has a one column heading: "Ellen Terry Dies Famous Actress Quit Stage in '21" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:15

$35.00
166783

ARTHUR GRIFFITH Irish Free State Dail Eirean President ELECTION 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127770419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 10, 1922 * Arthur Griffith election win (1st report) * President of Dail Eireann * Irish Free State - Ireland The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "GRIFFITH ELECTED PRESIDENT OF DAIL" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the election of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 12 pages, even toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:11

$40.00
166748

SOUTHERN THEATER of American Revolutionary War Charleston & More 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441900064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Oct. 6, 1781 * Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War Page 3 has reports from "America", notably from the Southern campaign with a dateline from Charleston on a skirmish in the vicinity. Also that Charles presented Lord Rawdon with a "...loyal and affectionate address previous to his embarking for England..." with his return of thanks, signed: Rawdon. Also a letter from St. Augustine concerning events there (see), then other items including: "...The New York and South Carolina fleets are all got round to Portsmouth..." and "...a very fine frigate of 32 guns named the Hancock, and built at L'Orient on account of Congress, was taken by two of his... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:27

$56.00
166747

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON Moving to England ? Post Rev. War 1785 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372441899838

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1785 * General George Washington * To move his residence to England ? * Post American Revolutionary War Page 2 has a report from New York with some news from the Assembly of the state which includes: "...very warm debates also have taken place upon the question of admitting Blacks, Mulattoes, Mustees, Quadroons...the the rights of citizenship ; & the Senate have published their reasons in opposition to the Assembly, who formed a bill to preclude them from those rights..." (see). Page 3 has a brief item: "A report prevails, that General Washington, late Commander in Chief of the American army, has actually hired a house at Walworth in Surrey for th... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:26

$44.00
166745

R34 Rigid AIRSHIP 1st to Cross Atlantic Ocean East to West 1919 Newspaper BLIMP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127159235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1919 * R-34 airship on the way * 1st ever crossing of the Atlantic East to West in flight * Aviation - flight - dirigible - zeppelin * 1st aerial stowaway - William Ballantyne The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "R-34 MAKES PROGRESS ACROSS OCEAN, BUT SPEED DROPS; KEEPS IN CONSTANT COMMUNICATION WITH LONDON; COMMANDER EXPECTS TO ARRIVE TOMORROW MORNING" with subheads and related map. (see) Lengthy text. Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, binding slits along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:25

$46.00
166696

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Newcastle England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440941526

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWCASTLE JOURNAL, England, Nov. 15, 1746 A great wealth of news from throughout Europe including the Jacobite Rebellion. As for the latter, pg. 2 includes: "...On Thursday, Henry Kerr, a colonel in the Rebel Army, & his Aid de Camp to Lord George Murray was found guilty...it appearing he was very active in the Rebellion; and at the Battle of Culloden, after the rebels were broke, endeavoured to rally them..." with more. Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:46

$56.00
166688

Rare 18th Century DUBLIN Capital of Ireland Irish 1798 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440938311

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUBLIN EVENING POST, Ireland, April 19, 1798 * Rare 18th century Irish newspaper A typical newspaper of the day with mostly European news reports with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, red tax stamp at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:41

$38.00
166683

ALICE IN WONDERLAND Walt Disney Opening Day MOVIE REVIEW & Ad 1940 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126603338

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 30, 1951 * Disney's animated movie "Alice in Wonderland" is introduced to the world Page 12 of this newspaper contains the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Alice in Wonderland". See photos for entire text of the review. The review includes a one column photo from the movie showing Alice. Also on the next page is an advertisement for the movie at the Criterion theater. This is the complete 36 page newspaper, minor creasing, otherwise very in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated comedy feature produced by Walt Disney and based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderlan... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:27

$134.00
166636

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENDING American Independence Agreed 1783 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 4, 1783 * End of the Revolutionary War * American independence agreed The back page has a notable update on the big news of the ear which was the signing of the treaty ending the Revolutionary War: "Extract of a Letter from Paris" notes: "Since my last, Preliminary Articles for a general peace are absolutely agreed on between the different powers, and positively will be signed the beginning of January; or the moment the courier dispatched to Holland returns. Matters were all finally settled and adjusted between England, France, and America, on the evening of the 10th inst..." and following this are some terms concerning who gets what portions of land, etc... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:22

$47.00
166635

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783 * End of Revolutionary War * King George III proclamation * The cessation of hostilities Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of the United Provinces, and the United States of America...". This is the very historic document by which Great Britain official declares an end to the Revolutionary War. Near the end of the Proclamation is the operative phrase: "...We have thought fit...to notify the same to al... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:21

$740.00
166634

GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON American Revolutionary War Ending 1783 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439876791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 5, 1783 * General George Washington to retire ? * American Revolutionary War ending The ftpg. has some American news including: "...letters were received from Sir Guy Carleton at New York...left Philadelphia the 20th of April. She brings the assent of Congress to the Provisional Articles of Peace & some new instructions to the American commissioners at Paris for forming a Commercial Treaty with England...General Washington was with the American army at Head Quarters near New York...but by his own request he had obtained permission of Congress to retire to his former private station in life immediately after the evacuation of New York; at which tie also t... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:20

$73.00
166628

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439872574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 15, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing and a little wear at the folds on the front page, otherwise generally good.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:15

$22.00
166623

Over 335 Years Old Very RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126038991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, June 6, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:12

$38.00
166592

Rare 18th Century 1765 EDINBURGH Scotland Newspaper w/ Early Charleston Jamaica


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124181597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 9, 1765 * Rare 18th century title Page 6 has over half a column with reports headed "America" from Jamaica and Charleston, none relating to the Stamp Act. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a bit irregular at the right margins, generally good.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:52

$27.00
166591

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD London w/ 1st America Mention 1665 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436791491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Nov. 23, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * First mention of America - The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #3 issue, only the third to be published. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:50

$1,950.00
166584

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Charleston SC South Carolina 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436789186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 6, 1782 * Charleston, South Carolina * American Revolutionary War Page 6 has a full column headed: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette" which has various reports from the South, including an item from Charleston: "...fell in with a patrol of Lee's horse near that village. A bridge separate the two parties & some shot were exchanged over it. Our cavalry then charged the Rebels, who immediately gave way & were pursued up Gaillard's Road which leads towards Monk's Corner. In the flight three or four of the Rebels were killed...None of our party were either killed or wounded." Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:47

$36.00
166554

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1682 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123976293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 1, 1682 * 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 October 14, 2018 08:34

$42.00
166553

Rare 1716 POST BOY Newspaper LONDON England 18th Century w/ Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436315781

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, April 3, 1716 * Rare title w/ nice masthead One of the nicer mastheads of the 18th century as it features two handsome engravings (see). Various news from Europe with front page datelines from Edinburgh, Rome, Hamburgh & Warsaw. The back page is mostly filled with advertisements and notices. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2018 08:34

$36.00
166503

TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPHIC CABLE Communication Begins U.S. Europe 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392123022039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1866 * 2nd Atlantic cable - Transatlantic telegraph * SS Great Eastern - early communications The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dates to Wednesday, August 1" "The Cable Working well and the Signals Perfect" and more. A nice example of the early days of communication between America and Europe through telegraphic cable. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 12, 2018 15:48

$28.00
166429

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372432625356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical 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 notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain a... See More  

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Ends October 10, 2018 13:57

$345.00
166382

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE "Chiefly About War Matters" First 1st Printing 1863 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119277685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863 * Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters" * an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man" * same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables" When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his masterpiece, "The Scarlet Letter," which was very critical of Puritanical New England morays and hypocrisy. However, his pen also took a shot at supporters of the American Civil War with his noteworthy, but less recognized, "Chiefly About War-Matters" (signed using the pen name "A Peaceable Man"), which first appeared in The Atlantic Monthly of July, ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:46

$300.00
166380

JOHN SACKVILLE LABATT London Ontario Brewing Co. Beer KIDNAPPING 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372428236033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1934 * John Sackville Labatt kidnapping * Labatt brwing company president * London, Ontario, Canada - Beer The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FINGERPRINT FOUND AS THE FIRST CLUE TO LABATT CAPTOR" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the John Sackville Labatt kidnapping, president of the Labatt brewing company. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 indi... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:44

$38.00
166348

EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1682 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118536700

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 12, 1682 * 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 October 05, 2018 15:37

$42.00
166319

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Last Football Season PHOTO 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118260509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, September 21, 1930 * Knute Rockne photo * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * NCAA College football * Last season as coach The top of the back page of this section has a two column photo of Coach Knute Rockne with team captain Tom Conley. (see) This was to be Knute Rockne's very last football season coached prior to his fatal airplane crash the following March. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:54

$33.00
166317

Polish Stage & Film Actress POLA NEGRI Injured - Mdivani Wife 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426704767

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Conn., September 8, 1928 * Polish actress Pola Negri The front page has a one column heading: "Pola Negri Is in Paris Hospital, Thrown by Horse" with photo of Negri. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:53

$37.00
166316

ROSCOE "FATTY" ARBUCKLE Movie Comedian Actor MURDER Indictment 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426704433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 19, 1921 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle * Hollywood comedian actor * Virginia Rappe murder The top of the front page has two column heading: "ARRIVAL TODAY OF ARBUCKLE'S WIFE AT SAN FRANCISCO" with subheads and related photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning along central fold, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:52

$37.00
166296

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION w/ General David Hunter 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426689740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. his emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln rebuffs Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then respon... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:28

$125.00
166295

DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Morals of CHESS (Game) & George Washington 1787 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426689408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1787 * Benjamin Franklin - morals of chess * re. U.S. Constitution - George Washington Within is an interesting article titled: "The Morals Of Chess, By Dr. Franklin of Philadelphia" which takes nearly two pages (see). The article begins: "The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life are to be acquired & strengthened by it..." with much, much more An interesting & uncommon item by Ben Franklin & rare to find Franklin articles from during his lifetime. Relating to this is an article on the game of chess & how it is strategically played, found near the back of this... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:28

$149.00
166294

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram Pre Revolutionary War Tensions1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118251023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770 Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares" and various other aspects of such a town. No doubt many 18th century towns in the colonies were laid out using this plan. Also of great interest are over two pages headed "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with a letter: "To the Betrayed Inhabitants of the City & Colony of New York" which is terrific reading on the har... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:27

$87.00
166293

Rare 18th Century EASTERN EUROPE MAP Ukraine Turkey & More 1739 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426688308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1739 * Foldout map of Eastern Europe * 18th century original Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice foldout map of Eastern Europe, showing what would seem to be portions of the Ukraine, Turkey, and the vicinity (see photos). This map measures 7 3/4 by 13 inches and is in very nice condition. This is only the second fold-out map offered in this title. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Why the Popish Lords decline Taking the Oaths" "Daring Presumption of the Methodists" "A Further Account of the South Sea Company's Affairs" "Deplorable Case of a Widow Lady" and more. Near the back is the: "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:26

$72.00
166822

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392128416596

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 20, 1669 * 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 a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 14:43

$39.99
166821

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1675 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 372444120413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1675 * 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 September 28, 2018 14:34

$34.99
166813

HARTFORD CONVENTION Federalist Party Meeting re. War of 1812 Old 1815 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392128340320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1815 The first 5 1/2 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the "New England Convention", also known as the Hartford Convention, at which grievances were discussed concerning the on-going War of 1812. Also in this issue: "Major-General Proctor" and "Events of the War" which has some nice content concerning New Orleans. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, minor foxing, good condition. This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 12:28

$24.99
166812

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage NORTHWEST Bering Sea w/ Prints 1785 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392128334566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, January, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Bering Sea - Alaska This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from after July, 1778 when he was exploring the far northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest passage to the Atlantic, extending into what are now called the Aleutian Islands & to the Bering Strait then the Arctic Ocean before having to turn back due to ice. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the article, topics include: "Departure from Oonalas... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 12:16

$139.99
166811

RHODE ISLAND SIEGE Revolutionary War Print & Treaty of Alliance 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392128251496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 * Great siege of Rhode Island print * Revolutionary War original This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in prosecuting the war against them..." with other items as well. Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very nice fold-out plate titled: "The Siege Of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's House, on the 25th of August, 1778." A rare print as th... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 09:54

$349.99
166802

Great 1867 HOP PICKING Beer 20 X 26 Inch COLOR Illustration Illustrated PRINT


eBay Auction Item # 372443780006

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 5, 1867 This is a terrific and quite rare full color print captioned: "Hop Picking". This foldout has an image measuring 16 1/4 by 21 3/4 inches, with the entire print with borders measuring 20 1/2 by 26 3/4 inches. This print is rarely available as it was typically removed from the volumes years ago, and even when found the condition is often very poor from having been folded and unfolded many times. The condition of this print is very nice. There are a few archival repairs to the reverse for strengthening at the folds, plus a repair (from the reverse to a portion of the left margin. Generally in very nice, clean condition. There is some "ghost" effect to the bottom margin being offsetting from the image from having been folded aga... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 08:01

$149.99
166770

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Intolerable Acts 1774 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372442882696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, May 19, 1774 * Very rare colonial Williamsburg * Intolerable Acts creation This newspaper was published by Purdie & Dixon, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. The front page begins with a letter: "To Sir George Saville" (member of the House of Commons) concerning the taxing of the three parts of the Kingdom: Great Britain, Ireland and the Colonies, with thoughts: "...But suppose his Majesty to...make a trip to visit his subjects in North Am... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 07:30

$3,999.99
166244

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON French & Indian War Gov. Robert Dinwiddie 1755 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417905565

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755 * Early George Washington * Governor Robert Dinwiddie There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent..." and others. There is also a report reading in part: "The poor men who suffered at the meadows with colonel Washington recommend to your favour as they were disabled in the service of their country...". This is very early & rather rare mention of George Washington, when he was just... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:43

$220.00
166243

18th Century MAP OF GREECE & Pre Revolutionary War America Taxation1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417904413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1770 * Pre Revolutionary War America The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with: "Lieutenant Hutchinson's Speech to Both Houses of Assembly of the Province of Massachusetts' Bay". In it he deals with the taxation issue (see). This is followed by comments on the response from the Mass. Assembly which deals with the non-importation agreement, a part of which includes: "...the greatest difficulty that the Patriots in that country can force down their non-importation scheme upon the bulk of the people who already begin to feel the effects of their obstinacy...Newport in Rhode Island has already... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:42

$83.00
166242

Great JULY 1776 Revolutionary War AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417903850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1776 * American Independence * John Hancock It is rare to find newspapers or magazines with the magical date of "July, 1776". Here is one. The first article is: "Debate on the American Restraining Bill" with has much interesting reading and takes six pages. There are also 3 pages of text on events in America, including: "Proceedings of the American Colonists since the Passing the Boston Port Bill" with various reports, including one stating that: "...the main army of the United Colonies has changed its situation; and that the head-quarters are now at New-York, where Gen. Washington has already taken up his residence..." . Included is a proclamation iss... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:42

$378.00
166241

British GENERAL THOMAS GAGE Boston Revolutionary War Letter 1775 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112512079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1775 * General Thomas Gage Boston letter * Revolutionary War from the enemy The issue begins with: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" includes much talk on America and takes 5 pages of text (see for portions). "Proceedings of the American Colonies" reports on the attack on the fort at St. John, Canada, & so much more taking four pages with portions reading: "The ports of America being all shut up there is now no channel of intelligence open from that continent...beginning of September the rebels, who had surprized the post of Ticonderoga & had before made incursions into the province of Quebec, again invaded that country..." with much ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$98.00
166240

18th Century MAP OF ITALY Tuscany Naples & More - COMETS w/ Print 1742 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417902139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1742 * 18th century map of Italy * Comets with diagram Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice full page: "Map of Italy" which shows the various borders of the states at that time, including Tuscany, Naples, Ecclesiastical State, Milan, Savoy, Venice, and more (see). Also included with the maps are Corsica, Sardinia, a portion of Sicily, as well as portions of France (including Provence), Germany, and Turkey. There are two articles on comets, with two engravings of them. Other items in this issue include: "The Art of Deciphering" which is on translating the Dutch language; and: "The Latin Language" "The Life of Peter Burman... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$88.00
166239

SLAVERY ABOLITION ACT Passed w/ Slaves in British Empire Abolished 1833 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417901335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1833 * Slavery Abolition Act 1833 * Royal assent - British Empire "Proceedings In Parliament" begins with: "The Slavery Abolition Bill, after some discussion, was read a second time, and committed. The third reading of the Jews' Civil Disabilities Bill was opposed by Messrs. Finch, C. Bruce..." with more on this (see). Another page has an item dated Aug. 7 reading: "The Slavery Abolition Bill was read a third time and passed. A clause, to the effect that apprenticed labourers should not be compelled to labour on Sunday, but have freedom for religious worship, was agreed to." Somewhat related is a report from the House of Lords: "Th... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$98.00
166238

Early & Rare 18th Century CANADA Hudson Bay North America MAP 1790 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417899910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790 * Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America." The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba) and other landmarks across what is now Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, to "Queen Charlotte's Island". Northern and northwestern points shown include Slave Lake in what is now the Northwest Territories, "Pr. William Sound" and Cook's River (both in Alaska). The map ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$236.00
166237

MUTINY ON THE HMS BOUNTY Royal Navy Captain William Bligh 1790 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112510666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 * Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh Near the back of this issue is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which begins: "The first that attracted the public notice was a mutiny on board the Bounty..." with the detailed, carrying over to the next page, with mention of Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, & others, with the actual account of the mutiny (see). A fine, period ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:39

$265.00
166769

WORLD SERIES Baseball NEW YORK YANKEES Team Photo Win Cardinals 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372442810867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 2, 1926 * New York Yankees win game 1 * World Series of baseball vs. Cardinals * Early same day report * Team photo of the Yanks The top of the front page has a nice four column headline: "YANKEES DEFEAT CARDINALS 2-1 IN WORLD SERIES OPENER" with subheads, lineups, photo and inning by inning description. Pre-game reporting in the sport's section (page 12) with a team photo of the Yankees. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, tiny binding holes along the 1st column, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2018 11:14

$39.99
166761

ROCKWOOD TN Tennessee Roane Iron Mine Explosion DISASTERS Miners 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392127566366

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 4, 1926 * Rockwood, Tennessee mining disaster * Roane Iron mine explosion * Early, same day report The top of the front page has a two column headline: "65 Miners Believed Trapped by Blast 3 Miles Under Ground" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 16 pages, a few tiny binding holes along spine/1st column, nice condition.

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Ends September 27, 2018 08:59

$39.99
166759

1682 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 336 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 392127560412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 15, 1682 * 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 September 27, 2018 08:46

$29.99
166170

RARE & Early 18th Century 1722 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON JOURNAL, England, March 31, 1722 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original One of the more decorative mastheads to be found, which includes a nice view of the skyline of London along with coat-of-arms insets in the upper corners. The first letter on the front page is extremely ornate as well (see). Filled with various news reports of the day including crime items. Complete in 6 pages, measures 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:42

$105.00
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