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174879

IBN SAUD King of Saudi Arabia on PALESTINE Jews & Arabs Zionism 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743680341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1945 * Ibn Saud statement * King of Saudi Arabia * Palestine - Jews & Arabs Page 6 has a one column heading: "IBN SAUD CAUTIONS LONDON ON ZIONISM" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day shortly after World War II. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:02

$56.00
174776

FRANK LEAHY Notre Dame Fighting Irish College FOOTBALL New Coach 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739652852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, February 15, 1941 * Frank Leahy becomes ND coach (1st report) * Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football The sport's section (page 16) has a banner heading: "Leahy, Pupil of Rockne, Takes Over Coaching Job at Notre Dame" with subheads. (see) Archival mend near beginning of this article does not affect readablility. Page 17 has two related photos and a bit more reading. First report coverage on Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and some wear along the spi... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:14

$62.00
174755

Famous UNITE OR DIE Benjamin Franklin CARTOON Print 1774 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739414339

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 * Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a label of a colony with the implied message that only by each of the separate colonies uniting under a single cause could the country--the snake--hope to strike back & be successful in defeating the British. Ben Franklin is credited with creating this device, considered the very first politic... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:45

$15,000.00
174747

Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Williamsburg Gunpowder Incident 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383788558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, April 21, 1775 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * Gunpowder Incident - Affair This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, 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. Certainly the most notable content is a terrific report on the historic Gunpowder Incident which is found in the four page "Supplement" attached to the issue. The Gunpowder Incident was a conflict early in the Revolutionary War between Lord Dunmore, the governor of Virginia, and militia led by Patrick Henry. On April 20, one day after the Batt... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:41

$9,700.00
174742

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383786493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING STANDARD, London, Feb. 6, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * Best title to be had ? The banner headline announces to the citizens of London: "THE KING IS DEAD" "Peaceful End In His Sleep" with the bulletin headed: "Sandringham Bulletin This Morning" making this a desired same-day report of the death of King George VI. His eldest daughter, Princess Elizabeth, became the new Queen of England. Great to have this account in a British newspaper. Tabloid size, complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:38

$63.00
174740

BANK NOTES Paper Money Currency Cutting 1/2 ROBBERY Prevention in 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739410773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 16, 1782 * Cutting paper money in half * Prevention of mail robberies This issue has a quite unusual print on This issue has a quite unusual print on page 3, prefaced with a bit of text headed: "TO PREVENT MAIL ROBBERIES" and with the text reading: "It is recommended to all persons, at present uninformed, who may have occasion to send BANK NOTES by the post, to cut them in two parts, according to the following specimen where it is marked with a blank line, and send them by different posts, first writing the name, date, and year at the end of the note & the letter and number at the other end. By this means each part will contain a sufficient specification of the whole & pr... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:37

$37.00
174704

1675 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 344 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381495674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 20, 1675 * Among the 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 nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:15

$47.00
174664

IMPORTATION OF SLAVES & Goods to American re. Revenue Acts Repeal 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737133988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 16, 1769 * Importation of Slaves to America * re. Revenue Acts Page 2 has over a full column headed: "America" with reports from Charleston beginning: "The form of a general association effectually to discontinue the importation of European & East India goods and [Blacks] into this Province until the late Acts for raising a Revenue in America...shall be repealed, was framed the beginning of last week..." with more. Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:36

$52.00
174663

STAMP ACT OF 1765 Crisis Sir Francis Bernard Speech re. Riots 1765 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737133004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1765 * The Stamp Act crisis - riots * Sir Francis Bernard speech The front page has a report from Boston appointing a committee to be comprised of James Otis & Sam Adams, among others, to offer thanks for "...his Majesty's...noble, generous & truly patriotic speeches...in favour of the Colonies, their rights & privileges...". But certainly the prime feature of this issue is the historic speech of Governor Bernard to the Massachusetts Assembly warning them of the consequences if the Stamp Act is ignored. The address begins: "I have called you together at this unusual time in pursuance of the unanimous advice of a very full council that you may take into consideration the present... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2019 07:35

$360.00
174658

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375824941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 19, 1782 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy One-third of page 6 is taken up with: "America--From the New York Gazette". One of the reports notes: "...a select body of rebels consisting of about 200 form the Jersey brigade of light infantry...under the command of Major Bauman, attacked the post of the loyal refugees at Bergen..." with more on this. Also: "...we hear that the French troops at York Town, Virginia, bury about 20 of their number every day." The bkpg. has a letter signed by Sir: H. Clinton to Lt. Col. Stewart, thanking him for his victory at the Battle of Eutaw Springs, a victory over the Americans under General Greene. Eight pages, 8 1/... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:57

$37.00
174657

NEW YORK CITY British Captured Revolutionary War GENERAL HOWE 1776 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372735128094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * New York City captured * General William Howe This is a very significant issue, as the entire front page is taken up with reports on the historic capture of New York City by the British, beginning with the report from the noted: "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of Nov. 4 which includes the lengthy & detailed report from General William Howe on his success in the capture of the city. His report is datelined "Head Quarters York Island, Sept. 21, 1776" and begins: "I have the satisfaction to inform your lordship of his majesty's troops being in possession of the city of New York. Upon the rebels abandoning their lines at Brooklyn..." followe... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:56

$310.00
174656

JOHN ADAMS 1st American Ambassador to Great Britian 1782 Old British Newpsaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392375823957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 16, 1782 * John Adams Page 2 has a report concerning John Adams' efforts in Amsterdam towards working on a general peace agreement. Also: "Mr. Adams has obtained leave to open a loan here for five millions of florins...and that two vessels, one called the General Washington, and the other the General Green, are ready at Amsterdam to be loaded with the productions of this country that are wanted in America." Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2019 14:56

$37.00
174525

BOTANY BAY Settlement Arthur Philip 1st Fleet Arrives in Australia 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731856921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1789 * Commodore Philip arrives at Botany Bay * Early report on settling Australia By far the most significant item is the first detailed account in print (London Chronicle of Feb. 24 gives a one sentence report) of the settlement at Botany Bay by Captain Arthur Philips. The article takes approximately 2 1/2 columns and includes details of the first arrival in the bay, the first aboriginal contact, war with the aboriginals during which 3 settlers are killed, La Perieux (La Perouse) arriving, first courts, women convicts trying to get away with the French, etc. The report is found near the back under: "Domestic Occurrences" and begins: "An authentic account has been received th... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:11

$288.00
174524

Rare TOWN OF BOSTON & Harbor Pre Revolutionary War Foldout MAP 1775 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372731856607

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1775 * Rare pre Revolutionary War map * Town of Boston & it's harbor Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map titled: "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston Exhibiting a View of the Islands, Castle Forts, and Entrances into the said Harbour." which measures 12 by 15 inches with wider margins than typically found. The map is in very nice condition with some typical ink off-setting from having been folded into itself for over 240 years. Extremely displayable & rarely found in such nice condition, if present at all. This issue also has a nice variety of pre-Revolutionary War content including a "Genuine Copy of the Petition from... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:11

$455.00
174513

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE DEBATE to be Recognized ? Revolutionary War 1782 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392366246958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1782 * American Independence debate * Post Revolutionary War Near the beginning are 9 pages of "Summary of Proceedings in the Second Session of the Present Parliament". Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day and includes under: "American News" an "Extract of a Letter from a Loyalist of Distinction at New York, Aug. 14" and which has: "You were not sensible of the proceedings...when you wrote ...and did not know that orders were given to Mr. Grenville to offer the independency of the 13 provinces at the negociation at Paris. This distressing piece of intelligence was communicated to us by Sir Guy Carleton...they transmitted it i... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:26

$55.00
174480

Rare JOHN PAUL JONES Mention in Revolutionary War Era 1779 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365012622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, May 16, 1780 * John Paul Jones * Revolutionary War The front page has: "America" with news from the New York Gazette including: "...the present government of the Province of Connecticut have refused their consent to the requisition made by the Continental Congress...for raising & paying into the rebel treasury...The same disposition prevails in the province of Maryland...we are informed that the enemies of Major General Benedict Arnold, after having prosecuted that gentlemen at a court martial..." with more. Page 2 includes: "Expectation still continues on ti-toe respecting Charles-Town...Should the British general succeed, it will be the severest blow the Americans have yet suffered &... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:23

$76.00
174469

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1677 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728316862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 22, 1677 * Among the 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 nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:17

$47.00
174467

COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1769 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392365009534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1769 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Colonial - Anti-British title Nice coat-of-arms in the masthead makes this colonial issue displayable. Page 2 has a note: "...has been frequently reported that Paoli intended to settle in Switzerland, we can now assure the public...that that illustrious Chief is actually on his way to England. 'Tis imagined that General Paoli will be promoted to a considerable rank in the army soon after his arrival in this country." with more on Paoli further on. A full page is taken up with the list of lottery numbers drawn in the "York, Heidelberg and Lebanon Church Lottery". Various other news of the day. Complete in 8 pag... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:16

$142.00
174443

Rare 18th Century SCOURGE Oxymel Busby London England 1753 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372727464119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCOURGE, London, Jan. 30, 1753 * Rare title A very curious and uncommon newspaper from England done in editorial format, popular with other titles at that time as well. It was published "By Oxymel Busby, Esq." as noted in the masthead. This newspaper lasted but 81 issues. Single column format with 6 pages, 7 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, some dirtiness to a portion of the ftpg. only, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:17

$33.00
174436

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392363642979

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * The Great Plague Not only is this a very early issue (number 66) but it is from this significant year when the Great Plague was ravaging much of Europe, including England, and is also just two months before Great Fire of London. Relating to the Plague, printed on the front page is a death report from the town of Norwich in England which notes: "The Account of our bill of Mortality from June 20 to June 27 is thus. Buried in all 35, of the Plague 22, at the Pest house 5." Any period newspapers with mention of the Great Plague are very desired and increasingly difficult to find. Most of the rest of the issue is taken up with military repo... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2019 15:14

$245.00
174402

RHODE ISLAND & Jamaica Loyal To King James II re. Rye House Plot 1685 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726357172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 23, 1685 * James II of England * Rye House Plot The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page report and letter from the inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island, expressing their loyalty to the new king (King James II) upon his ascension to the throne after the death of his brother, King Charles II. Included also is a similar letter and report from Jamaica. The backdrop of this event is the famous and historic Rye House Plot. It was just days later that King James issued a Proclamation seeking the summons of several of the potential conspirators. A single sheet newspaper, bit of bkpg. ink smearing, very nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:46

$125.00
174384

DONN FENDLER Rye NY Boy Lost in Maine Mountains Woods FOUND Alive 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726191101

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 26, 1939 * Donn Fendler found alive * Mount Katahdin in Maine * Rye, New York 12 year old boy The front page has a one column heading: "Fendler Boy 'Fine,' Tells Experience" with subheads and photo of Donn Fendler wearing a Boy Scouts' uniform. (see) First report coverage on Donn Fendler being found alive after surviving 8 days in the mountains of Maine. Nice to have in a New England publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Donn Conner Fendler was an American author and public speaker. From Rye, New York, he was 12 years old when he was separated from his family an... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:28

$45.00
174915

Great 1927 CHARLES LINDBERGH Transatlantic Airplane Flight England Visit PHOTOS


eBay Auction Item # 372745385528

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION of the New York Times, June 12, 1927 * Charles Lindbergh's visit to England photos * Solo transatlantic airplane flight success The front page has 6 related photos regarding Charles Lindbergh's English visit after his triumphal flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Pages 2 & 3 have 11 additional photos of Lindbergh's visit to England. Nice for display. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 29, 2019 08:27

$37.00
174890

WINSTON CHURCHILL Upset Election Defeat by Clement Attlee 1945 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372744395324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1945 * Winston Churchill's upset defeat * 1945 United Kingdom general election * Clement Attlee & the Labour Party * War with Japan near the end The front page has a nice banner headline on the front page: "CHURCHILL IS DEFEATED IN LABOR LANDSLIDE; ATTLEE PROMISES PROSECUTION OF PACIFIC WAR; ALLIES ORDER JAPAN TO QUIT OR BE DESTROYED" with subheads and related photos. More Inside. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2019 08:51

$39.99
174855

340 Years Old Very Early RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392389747976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Sept. 12, 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. The double date is due to the use of two calendars at the time. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, a little irregular along the spine, a few light damp stains along the right side on the front page only, otherwise very nice.

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Ends August 27, 2019 08:20

$29.99
174853

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 345 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England 1674 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372743407432

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1674 * Among the 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 nice newspaper for fr... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2019 07:51

$34.99
174830

Very Rare 17th Century Over 3 1/3 Centuries Old LONDON GAZETTE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392388484531

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 16, 1677 * 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 nice newspaper for framing & ... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 08:44

$34.99
174828

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


eBay Auction Item # 372742458032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, October 8, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * The Great Plague deaths The effects of the dreaded Plague are revealed in a brief front page report from Norwich stating: "The Account of our Bill of Mortality for this last week runs thus, buried of all diseases 115, whereof the Plague 100." Page 2 has a report noting: "Monsieur Buat on Saturday the ninth instant received sentence to be beheaded, and was accordingly executed the eleventh following, upon a scaffold erected for him in the most publick place of the Town; attended by a strong guard of four companies of foot & four troops of horse, the better to prevent any disorders that might happen thereupon." Complete as a single... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 08:35

$174.99
174827

EARLY 17th Century 350 Yr. Old London Gazette w/ Virginia Tobacco 1669 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392388477864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 28, 1669 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers The front page begins with a report noting: "This last week went hence several vessels homewards bound, most of them from France, and one from Virginia, belonging to the New England bound for London laden with Tobacco...". Very early mention of an American colony in a newspaper. A very early issue, this newspaper having begun in 1665 (and still prints today). Complete as a single sheet issue, 6 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, some dirtiness to the top quadrant, good condition.

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Ends August 26, 2019 08:32

$69.99
174341

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392356984826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 the purpose of his residence." Ei... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:36

$48.00
174299

1678 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 338 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721408712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 1678 * Among the 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 nice newspaper for fra... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:34

$47.00
174817

1697 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372740426307

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 23, 1697 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original 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 nice newspaper for di... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 15:12

$24.99
174221

President BENJAMIN HARRISON Inaugural Address Inauguration 1889 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352597433

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 5, 1889 * President Benjamin Harrison The top of the last column of the ftpg. has: "The Inaugural Address" "Opinions on President Harrison's First Official Paper" which has a bit on how it was received in England. Page 2 has much more lengthy coverage o the details of: "President Harrison's Inauguration" with subheads: "The Inaugural Ball" and "Inauguration of Lincoln Recalled". Irregular at the blank spine, some older mends inside, a few archival mends.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$27.00
174218

NEW LONDON SCHOOL Rusk County Texas TX Natural Gas EXPLOSION 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352595419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 19, 1937 * New London, Texas school explosion The front page has a great banner headline headline: "425 DEAD IN SCHOOL BLAST" with various subheads and two related photos. Nice for display. Much more on pages 2 & 3. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp along the right margin, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:22

$72.00
174214

BOBBY JONES Wins Sunningdale Golf Club Tournament GOLD VASE 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352590735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1930 * Amateur golfer Bobby Jones * Sunningdale Golf Club, Berkshire * Golf Illustrated Gold Vase The front page of section 2 (sports) has a n ice banner headline: "BOBBY JONES' RECORD 68 WINS GOLF CUP" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage on Bobby Jones winning at Sunningdale Golf Club in Berkshire, England. 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 su... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:17

$57.00
174212

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352589678

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 12, 1669 * Among the 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 nice newspaper for fra... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:17

$52.00
174208

Preliminary ARTICLES OF PEACE American Revolutionary War Ending 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720250314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 10, 1782 * Preliminary Articles of Peace * Ending the Revolutionary War Page 5 has a report: "We all wish ardently for peace, nor do the people at large wish to impose harsh terms on England; they think she is sufficiently humbled and weakened by the loss of America; they remember their own dejected state at the conclusion of the last war, and adopt the expression of Dido to the distressed Trojans." Another pg. 5 report has: "The negociations between England and America are closed, a treaty having been completed between the United States and the Court of St. James's by which the great contest between England and America is finally determined by a full and irrevocable recognition of th... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:14

$88.00
174207

ENDING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR America Peace Terms Talks 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352585567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 28, 1782 * Ending the Revolutionary War Pg. 2 has a brief item from The Netherlands: "...Richard Oswald is appointed his Britannic Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary to treat with the ministers of the United States of America. Who (says the writer) would have thought that Great Britain would have been the third power in Europe to acknowledge the Independence of America?" Also a bit concerning terms for peace: "On the Part of England" and then: "On the Part of the Enemies of Great Britain". Page 4 has the continuation of documents & requests from Loyalist merchants in Charleston given the eventual evacuation of the city by British troops. The bkpg. has the latest news concerning nego... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:14

$47.00
174203

Tobacco TRADE WITH AMERICA ? Post Revolutionary War 1783 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720249586

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 20, 1783 * Post Revolutionary War * Trade with America Page 6 has a report from the South Carolina Gazette has a note that Sweden has lessened the duties of items from America in order to encourage commerce. Then a letter from France beginning: "Since the Preliminaries of Peace have been signed & ratified, the Farmers-general have lost all their former privileges in the tobacco trade; that branch of commerce is become free & they will in future become purchasers like any other merchants..." with a bit more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:11

$29.00
174182

re JOHN BROWN'S RAID Harper's Ferry West Virginia WV Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720244273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 19, 1859 * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia Page 2 has a number of nice accounts of events leading to the Civil War and the John Brown insurrection at Harper's Ferry, with column heads: "The Impending Crisis" "State Of The Union" "The John Brown Sympathy in New England" "...What is Thought of its Course in the Harper's Ferry Affair--Coppie Believed to be the Murderer of Mr. Beckham...John Brown Did Not Kiss a Black Baby on His Way to the Gallows..." "Letter From Cook and Coppie on Their Attempted Escape" "The Body of John E. Cook" and even more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:55

$32.00
174098

NATURAL BORN CITIZENS Aliens Omitted from President & Congress 1799 US Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709993699

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 16, 1799 * re. Aliens omitted for the presidency - Congress * United States Constitution in the Carolinas Page 3 has an interesting item that reports: "The Legislatures of North Carolina and South Carolina...have both rejected the amendment proposed by the Legislature of this State, to the Constitution of the United States, for excluding Aliens from the Presidency, and from Congress". Other news of the day includes: "Ireland" "Naval Affairs" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:56

$40.00
174028

REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ New York City Reports GREAT YEAR 1776 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332400083

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 24, 1776 * Revolutionary War Era * Great year to have (1776) * New York City reporting * From The Enemy Page 2 has a: "...Letter from Philadelphia, July 5" which includes in part: "...In contradiction to every report relative to the capture of New York, the public may rest assured that no advices were...received...of any engagement having happened between the Regulars and the Provincials at New York. It is said that the Congress have given orders to the provincial troops in case the British forces should be likely to prove victorious at New York to set fire to that city...The forces under Lord Cornwallis & Gen. Clinton consist of about 3000 men..." with more. An inside page has ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:12

$77.00
174027

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War1776 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707393096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1776 * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War An inside page contains an: "Extract of a Letter from New York" which begins: "We are at length in possession of this city, and I suppose upwards of 5000 inhabitants have remained in it who all behave themselves as yet as become good subjects..." with more (see). This is followed by a "Declaration" to the people of America signed in type by William Howe concerning giving up the cause of independence, with portions reading: "...whether it be more consistent with their honour & happiness to offer up their lives as a sacrifice to the unjust & precarious cause in which they are e... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:12

$117.00
174025

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707392779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOMESTICK INTELLIGENCE Or News Both From CITY and COUNTRY, London, England, Oct. 21, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical A very early single sheet newspaper published by Benjamin Harris (his imprint appears on the bottom of the back page), the first newspaper printer in the colonies. Harris spent several years in jail in London for libelous printing, and upon release he emigrated to America to continue his printing trade. And it was in Boston in 1690 when he published "PUBLICK OCCURRENCES BOTH FORREIGN & DOMESTICK" . That newspaper lasted but a single issue and remains the "holy grail" of newspaper collectors, always hoping another issue will turn up. This is the newspaper Benjamin Harris published before heading fo... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 15:11

$290.00
174000

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat v Duke of Wellington 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707147787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Duke of Wellington defeats Napoleon Over half of page 2 and some of page 3 are taken up with an excellent and historic report headed: "Great Battle In Europe" with the official report from Wellington on his victory over Napoleon Buonaparte at Waterloo, signed by him in type at its conclusion: Wellington. The detailed text includes at the end the list of "British Killed and Wounded". This report is the same as appeared in the very famous "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of June 22, 1815 which is found rather commonly today as a reprint but very rarely found as a genuine issue. Four pages, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:20

$155.00
173997

Very Rare 17th Century PROTESTANT MERCURY London 1682 Newspaper w/ Virginia Rpt.


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707146456

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TRUE PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, June 14, 1682 * Very rare title from the 17th century A quite rare title with only 3 or 4 having come into our inventory in the last few decades. This is the last we have at the moment. This is Crane & Kaye #895, and although they list just 4 American institutions having any issues of this title, only one has this specific date we offer. Various news reports from Europe with datelines from Paris, Hague, Cologne, Frankfort and London. One item mentions the colonies: "Letters from Virginia say that the planters in that country have been in an uproar, and in several places have destroyed one another's crops of tobacco by reason the same is scarce of any value, that through the scarcit... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:18

$285.00
173993

Rare BOY SCOUTS Sir Robert Baden-Powell 1924 Magazine w/ Color Cover


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332103765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCOUT, London, March 8, 1924 An early issue of the Boy Scout magazine, and noted in the masthead: "Founded by Sir Robert Baden-Powell" who is credited with founding the Boy Scouts. This was very much the "Boy's Life" of its day, with various articles & stories of interest to boys and scouts. Various illustrations as well. Complete in 24 pages, color front & back covers, 8 1/2 by 12 in., good condition.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:15

$27.00
173990

Very Rare Colonial VIRGINIA GAZETTE w/ Non-Consumption Agreements 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707144462

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, August 25, 1774 * Very rare Colonial Virginia title * 18th century Woman publisher This was one of three separate newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Of very special note is this newspaper was: "Printed By Clementina Rind" as noted in the masthead, she being one of just a few 18th century female newspaper publishers. As an additional treat the front page begins with a letter signed in type by her: Clementina Rind, concerning the operation of this newspaper. She would die the following month, so issues with her imprint are both rare & desired. The ftpg. also has an interesting letter from a woman concerning the poten... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:14

$5,695.00
173987

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Defeats HMS SERAPIS and Battle of Stono Ferry


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332102271

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Defeat of the HMS Serapis * Revolutionary War naval * Battle of Stono Ferry - SC Included is a terrific & detailed letter reporting the famous battle involving John Paul Jones and his ship the Bonhomme Richard, prefaced with: "A Letter from Capt. Pearson of His Majesty's ship Serapis..." datelined Oct. 6, 1779 with the letter taking nearly two pages and containing a great amount of detail on this battle. One portion notes: "...when we found her to be an American ship of war called the Bon Homme Richard, of Capt. Paul Jones...on my going on board the Bon Homme Richard I found her in the greatest distress...she was also on fire in two places...they were o... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$148.00
173986

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372707143564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
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