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153618

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371925589084

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

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Ends May 20, 2017 08:00

$38.00
153601

Best Wedding of PRINCESS ANNE and Mark Phillips 1973 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924958647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING NEWS, London, Nov. 14, 1973 The large, bold banner headline announces the wedding of Princess Anne: "THE SNOW WHITE PRINCESS WEDS" with a huge photo of her. Present are pages 1, 2, 11, 12, 13, 14, 23 & 24. Nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:13

$26.00
153596

EARLY Rare 17th Century 318 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1699 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758768683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 29, 1699 * 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 n... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 15:00

$37.00
153595

1696 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 321 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758766739

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 11, 1696 * Earliest of newspapers top 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:58

$37.00
153593

Very EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England 1674 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758763554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 4, 1674 * 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 n... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:54

$47.00
153592

EARLY WOMEN 18th Century Character Manners Actions Description 1773 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924942233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 22, 1773 The ftpg. has: "Essay on the Character, Manners, and Genius of Women in Different Ages..." and also: "Of the Great & Virtuous Actions of Women in General". There is rubbing here which affects about 8 words. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, rubbing to the ftpg. as noted above, otherwise good.

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:52

$32.00
153581

NOVA CONSTELLATIO COIN in American Colonies & Botany Bay Australia 1786 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758740667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1786 * The Nova Constellatio coin print * Made for circulation in the American colonies The most interesting item in this issue is the foldout plate which contains--among other prints--an image of the "Nova Constellatio" coin used in the colonies (see). The print shows both the obverse & reverse & has a date of 1785. This was one of the earlier colonial coins, ordered by Gouverneur Morris & minted in Birmingham, England, exclusively for circulation in America. The description is on a later page (see photos for full text) & includes: "...a halfpenny lately struck by the United States of America...On one side encircled within a wreath of laurel...... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:24

$288.00
153580

TREATMENT OF PRISONERS During Revolutionary War George Washington 1795 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758739354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1795 * Re. revolutionary War prisoners * George Washington & Thomas Gage Included is: "General Gage's Answer to General Washington" dated at Boston, Aug. 13, 1775, which is in response to Washington's complaint that American prisoners were being treated very poorly. Gage does in part: "...Britons, ever per-eminent in mercy...over-looked the criminal in the captive...your prisoners, whose lives by the laws of the land are destined to the cord, have hitherto been treated with care & kindness..." with more, signed in type: Thomas Gage. And this is followed by Washington's response, taking most of a page & signed in type: G. Washington. Near the b... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:22

$43.00
153579

Historic PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Death 1st Report in a 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924923410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1800 * President George Washington's death Near the back of this issue under the section headed: "Obituary, with Anecdotes, of Remarkable Persons" is the very historic report of the death of George Washington. Beginning with the date of his death, the 14th, the obituary reads in part: ".... At his seat at Mount Vernon, in America, in his 68th year, after a short illness of about 24 hours, the illustrious General George Washington. His disorder was an inflammatory sore throat, which proceeded from a cold, of which he made but little complaint on the 13th..." with much more (see). It is interesting reading this obituary in a publication from England ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:20

$155.00
153578

NEW ENGLAND INVASION Revolutionary War General JOHN BURGOYNE 1778 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391758737271

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1778 * General John Burgoyne * New England invasion * Revolutionary War Over four pages are taken up with: "As it has been a Doubt by whom the Expedition by the Lakes was plann'd, the following Thoughts for Conducting the War from the Side of Canada will serve in a great Measure to explain that Mystery", which is signed in type by: J. Burgoyne. Some great reading on Burgoyne's plan to conquer the northern colonies by descending from Canada towards New York City, planning on joining with Gen. Howe there. The report includes mention of events near Ticonderoga, Albany, Quebec, Lake Champlain, Crown Point, Lake George, Lake Ontario, etc. (see). Near ... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:19

$73.00
153577

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE ACKNOWLEDGED ? Revolutionary War 1780 Edinburgh Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924921399

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 25, 1780 * American Revolutionary War Page 3 includes: "The principal hope that the remains with respect to the reduction of America is briefly this: if Washington's army are completely beaten, Congress will at least accept, if not offer terms; without this there is but little shadow of an agreement with America short of independence." Elsewhere is: "take this opportunity of congratulating your Majesty on the late successes of your arms in North America, particularly in the reduction of the capital & province of South Carolina...the rebellion in America, that these deluded people may now be induced to return to their duty & allegiance & gratefully fee... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:17

$62.00
153535

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Boston Colonists Tensions 1773 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371922760039

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 26, 1773 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy Inside has: "The Votes & Proceedings of the Freeholders & Other Inhabitants of the Town of Boston...Containing a Particular Enumeration of those Grievances that have given Rise to the present Alarming Discontents in America" which takes nearly two columns (see images for portions). Eight pages 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:53

$27.00
153534

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756548531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 4, 1777 * American Revolutionary War * 18th century from The Enemy A pg. 2 item from Philadelphia headed "America" is concerning supplies for the army, noting: "...sundry inhabitants of these United States to keep supplies from the army or promote their own interest have purchased considerable quantities of clothing & refuse to dispose of the same unless upon extravagant or unreasonable terms..." followed by a "Resolve" to take "...such suitable measures for obtaining, for the use of the army, such necessary articles...& that laws be provided in each of the states for effectually preventing monopolies of necessaries for the army...". Another report no... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:52

$120.00
153533

JOHN PAUL JONES Takes Command & U.S. Congress Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756546995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 15, 1781 * John Paul Jones commands * United States Congress failing * American Revolutionary War Page 2 has: "America" with a report datelined at New York noting, among other things, that: "Paul Jones is appointed to the command of a new rebel frigate, called the America." Also a letter from New York includes: "...that the rebel army, with the French, were then encamped within sight of the British lines & that they expected daily to be attacked...The French & rebels have collected a small force at the White Plains...but they dare not attack us...In Virginia things go on very well. Lord Cornwallis has lately...given M. La Fayette some chastisement for p... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:49

$48.00
153532

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371922757610

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

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:46

$39.00
153531

AMERICA TAXATION QUESTION Sugar and Teas Taxes 1766 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756543219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Jan. 10, 1766 Page 5 has a letter which relates to the sugar and tea tax situation with America, noting in part: "I am not satisfied that I am in the wrong in asserting That the sugars, teas, and other commodities the American got from St. Eustatia and Monte Christi are too convincing proofs that they have no tenderness for their mother-country...If their sugars came from our colonies...If they drank our teas would not our East-India Company get that money which is expended in foreign markets..." and more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:44

$38.00
153530

Rare 17th Century 322 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England w/ FLORIDA 1695 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756542420

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 9, 1695 * Earliest of newspapers top be had * Early Florida report * 17th century original Page 2 has a report noting: "...Capt. Wilmot died some days after; and the Winchester standing off and on between the Bahama Shoals and Cape Florida, had the misfortune to run ashore on the rocks called the Maertiers, lying to the northward of that cape, where she was lost, but all the men saved by the rest of the ships; who afterwards put into Virginia and sailed again from thence the 7th of November..." (see). Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, wide margins, great condition.

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:42

$62.00
153524

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391756528139

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

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Ends May 17, 2017 07:21

$150.00
153521

OATH OF ALLEGIANCE Anglo-Irish Treaty IRELAND to End ? De Valera 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754233235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1932 * Oath of Allegiance (Ireland) to end ? * re. the Anglo-Irish Treaty The top of the front page has headlines concerning the end of the 'Royal Oath', with: "De Valera Notifies Britain Irish Will End Royal Oath; Conflict May Go To Court" with related subheads as well (see). Complete in 44 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:49

$45.00
153520

1686 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754232446

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 13, 1686 * 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 n... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:48

$38.00
153516

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920048485

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

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:38

$175.00
153515

1768 Colonial Newspaper UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER Exploration - Lake Pepin & More


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920043713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, February 22, 1768 * Early Mississippi River exploration * Lake Pepin - Minnesota River Inside under "Boston" is a "Copy of a letter from Jonathan Carver at Michillmackinac, to his wife at Montague, Sept. 24, 1767." Carver begins his letter by stating that he spent the previous winter among the "...Naudoussee of the Plains, a roving nation of Indians near the river St. Piere, one of the western branches of the Mississippi, near 1400 miles west of Michillimackinac" A bit more about his experience with this nation of nomadic Indians, plus more general talk about his journey up the Mississippi which includes mention of Lake Pepin. He then discusses his travel mileage fr... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:36

$179.00
153512

TO THE PEOPLE OF CANADA General William Hill Proclamation War of 1812 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920039682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WAR, New York, Aug. 8, 1812 * General William Hull proclamation * To the inhabitants of Canada Page 2 begins with "OFFICIAL - By William Hull...A Proclamation" to the inhabitants of Canada which includes near the beginning: "After 30 years of peace & prosperity the United States have been driven to arms...left them no alternative but manly resistance or unconditional submission. The army under my command has invaded your country & the standard of Union now waves over the territory of Canada...it brings neither danger nor difficulty. I come to find enemies, not to make them. I come to protect, not to injure you...". This takes nearly half of the page. This is followed by "General Orders"... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:30

$39.00
153511

Rare 18th Century BRITISH 1728 Old London England Newspaper BROADSHEET EDITION


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754110916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, August 24, 1728 * Rare 18th century title This is a very rare, variant issue of this title, being a broadsheet version done in one column format, presenting just the text of a letter to the publisher signed "Amos Dudge". Most of the focus of the letter is on the leadership of Persia. I say this is a variant issue as we have had the "regular" edition of this title and date, done in more typical 4 page format & includes the lengthy letter by Amos Dudge, but it also includes other news reports of the day and some advertisements. This content of this letter must have been such that the publisher printed this broadsheet version containing the letter only. Sing... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:28

$87.00
153510

Rare 1727 NORWICH England w/ Great Masthead CITY SKYLINE Engraving Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754109397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWICH GAZETTE, England, Aug. 12, 1727 * Rare 18th century title * Great masthead engraving See the photo for the tremendous detail in the masthead of this early newspaper showing the skyline of Norwich. Individual buildings and even the windows can be seen in this woodblock engraving. There are insets in the upper corners as well, one showing the patron Saint George slaying a dragon. Plus the first letter of the text is very ornately engraved. As would be expected filled with various reports from Europe, by mostly from England. Four pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches, darkly inked front page red tax stamp, plus the entire issue is very nicely inked. In great condition. An extremely ... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:26

$130.00
153509

Rare & Early 1715 ANTIQUE Englishman British Newspaper by Famed RICHARD STEELE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920036651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ENGLISHMAN, London, Sept. 2, 1715 * Rare 18th century title * Richard Steele fame This is one of the more rare British titles from the early part of the 18th century, published by the famed Richard Steele and being a continuation of his newspaper "The Guardian". It ran for just 95 issues. One writer noted it: "...targeted (and to some degree, created) the rising London middle class, both men and women, offering readers an exemplary mix of ethical inquiry, philosophical speculation, and domestic advice...". Single sheet, 7 by 12 inches, some older archival repairs near margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:24

$58.00
153467

BABBS SWITCH FIRE Hobart Oklahoma School House Children Disaster 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752728728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, December 26, 1924 * Babbs Switch, Oklahoma school house fire disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "32 LOSE LIVES IN SCHOOL FIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage the Christmas eve fire at the Babbs Switch rural school house near Hobart, Oklahoma. Other news of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:18

$34.00
153420

(3) EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Early Rare 1674-86-99 Old London Gazettes


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916780839

Shown are 3 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 28, 1674, April 29, 1686 & April 24, 1699 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had * 3 issues from the last 3 decades of the 17th century This publication is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And these are very early, genuine issues. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, these are 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. Each issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dat... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:21

$115.00
153373

HUBERT WILKINS & Carl Ben Eielson Trans-Arctic Airplane FLIGHT 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747633252

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 21, 1928 * Australian polar explorer & aviator Hubert Wilkins * Trans-arctic airplane flight w/ Carl Ben Eielson * Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Norway The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Wilkins Flies Over Top of World; Reaches Spitzbergen After Flight From Alasaka; Isolated Five Days" with subheads. (see) First report coverage here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:06

$46.00
153371

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER NEARS & George Washington Revolutionary War 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371913195398

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

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:03

$65.00
153307

JOHN DICKINSON Pennsylvania Farmer Plea & John Hancock Troubles 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911377096

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

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:20

$59.00
153305

17th Century ACT OF PARLIAMENT Queen Mary Era 1689 London Document Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745813709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: An Act of Parliament with a full title page, noting publication at London in 1689 (see). * Act of Parliament * Queen May reign * 17th century original The Act is titled: "An Act for Enabling Lords Commissioners for the great Seal to Execute the Office of Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper." Printed in beautiful Old English type (see), it takes 8 pages including the title page. Small worm holes at the blank spine margin, 7 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:17

$97.00
153304

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN America Founding Father Inventor Polymath DEATH 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371911374605

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 5, 1790 * Benjamin Franklin death (1ST REPORT) The back page has a first report of the death of the venerable Benjamin Franklin, headed: "Death Of Dr. Franklin" The full report takes over a full column & is shown in the photos, with the text beginning: "On the 17th of April the great and good Dr. Franklin finished his useful life at Philadelphia..." with more. Also included is: "...Three days before he died, he begged that his bed might be made, that he might die in a decent manner. His daughter told him she hoped he would recover, & live many years longer. He replied, 'he hoped not'..." and much more. This event has always been among the most desired d... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:16

$415.00
153302

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Early America 1728 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745811420

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, July 4, 1728 * Rare title The back page has 2 reports datelined from "Boston", the first with details of a shipwreck, the other a report of an earthquake at Newburyport. Uncommon to find American reports in this title from the 1720's. There is also a report of an indictment for High Treason against: "...the Duke of Wharton for aiding, assisting and abetting the King's enemies...". Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 13 3/4 inches, two handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:13

$55.00
153647

Over 335 Years Old Very RARE 1680 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391766536895

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, February 20, 1680 * 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 Protestant Courant" which is quite unusual as virtually all others we've encountered were titled "Popish Courant". I believe this is the first of this variant title we have seen. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2017 11:59

$44.99
153646

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


eBay Auction Item # 391766531491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 10, 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 with a tiny hole on the front leaf, otherwise rather nice.

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Ends May 03, 2017 11:51

$19.99
153645

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371931285584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. T... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2017 11:46

$99.99
153644

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1684 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 371931107405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, November 10, 1684 * 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 b... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2017 08:41

$29.99
153640

BRITISH JEW BILL Rare Charleston SC South Carolina Engraving 1753 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 371931039250

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1753 * Early Charleston SC church print * The British Jew Bill This issue contains a great full page print of: "St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina" with just a small bit of text on it on the facing page reading: "The church is esteemed one of the most regular & complete structures of the kind in America. The design was sent us from Charles-Town [Charleston] where it has a very advantageous situation at the upper end of a broad extensive street.". Quite rare to find prints of American architecture in this magazine. Another feature article in this issue is: "The Bill Permitting the Jews to be Naturalized by Parliament..." ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2017 07:23

$224.99
153635

Very 1st BOMBING OF BERLIN Germany by RAF Airplanes Bombers 1940 WWII Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371929101597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1940 * 1st bombing of Berlin Germany * RAF bombers airplanes * Battle of Britain continues * World War II - WWII The front page has a five column headline: "BERLIN RAIDED BY BRITISH PLANES; NAZIS CONTINUE LONDON ATTACKS; LOSE 39 PLANES IN DAY'S AIR DUELS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very first air attack on the city of Berlin during World War II. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription ... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2017 07:40

$37.00
153284

EDWARD SETTLE GODFREY General Custer's Massacre Survivor DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742635173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1932 * Edward Settle Godfrey death * Custer's Massacre survivor Page 17 has a one column heading: "GEN. GODFREY DIES; INDIAN WAR HERO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Edward Settle Godfrey, United States Army Brigadier General who received the Medal of Honor. He was a surviving lieutenant of the 7th United States Cavalry of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:59

$35.00
153267

EDWARD VIII Becomes King of the United Kingdom England REIGNS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742606278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1936 * Edward VIII ascends the throne * King of the United Kingdom * King George V death The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EDWARD VII IS PROCLAIMED, RECEIVES FEALTY OF NATION; GEORGE'S FUNERAL TUESDAY" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:07

$35.00
153634

EARLY Rare 17th Century 331 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1686 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371926801537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 22, 1686 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring about 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this woul... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 15:24

$29.99
153631

EARLY Rare 17th Century 342 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1675 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371926779074

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 2, 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... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2017 14:46

$34.99
153216

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391740692357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT JOURNAL, January 21, 1901 * Queen Victoria death close (eve) * U.K. Great Britian and Ireland The front page has a nice banner headline: "PARALYSIS RAPIDLY SPREADING TO THE VITAL ORGANS OF THE DYING SOVERWIGN" with subheads and related illustration. Queen Victoria would die the next day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 28, 2017 14:16

$37.00
153571

Very Rare Pirate CAPTAIN WILLIAM KIDD Execution Hanging PIRACY 1701 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391758665943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22-26, 1701 * Famous pirate Captain William Kidd * Historic & very rare report * Execution - hanging The London Gazette is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. This issue contains on page two an exceedingly significant report--perhaps the rarest and most sought after pirate report to be found in any newspaper--which is datelined "London, May 23" and reads: "This day Capt. William Kidd, and three other of the Pirates lately condemned at the Admiralty Sessions at the Old-Baily, were executed at Execution-Dock."(see photos). Certainly the first, if not the only report ... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2017 12:34

$14,999.99
153149

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737282064

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Aug. 24, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, Feb. 9, 1809; Boston Gazette, July 12, 1804; New England Palladium, Jan. 1, 1802; and New York Herald, Dec. 8, 1804. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:31

$35.00
153125

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Charleston SC South Carolina Occupation 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736652500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1782 * Charleston, South Carolina * American Revolutionary War Pg. 3 has a report: "...that Charlestown is at present in a much greater state of security than it has ever been since it fell into the possession of the English...General Greene is not in the neighbourhood of Charlestown, as has been generally represented, but is 200 miles to the North..." and more. Pg. 5 has additional news from "America" with Charleston datelines (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, small hole on the front page, archivally joined at the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 22, 2017 15:38

$37.00
153077

ALBERT EINSTEIN & George Bernard Shaw at Savoy Hotel w/ Speeches 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391735850827

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1930 * Albert Einstein & George Bernard Shaw * Fund raising dinner with speeches Page 12 has a one column heading: "SHAW CALLS EINSTEIN 'UNIVERSE CREATOR'" with subheads. (see) Also a three column heading: "Shaw and Einstein Speeches" Lengthy text. First report coverage on the fund raising dinner at the Savoy in London with Albert Einstein and George Bernard Shaw as its special guests. Includes speeches given by the famous pair. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 v... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2017 15:34

$42.00
153036

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Taxes for Defense 1775 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898179626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Feb. 25, 1775 * Paying taxes to support their own defence * Pre Revolutionary War tensions mounting Page 2 includes a letter from London, reporting from the House of Commons, which cuts to the heart of the troubles between America and England, noting: "...following motion was made...That it is the opinion of the Committee that when the governor...of any of his Majesty's provinces or colonies in America shall propose to make provision, according to the condition, circumstances & situation of such province or colony, for contributing their proportion to the common defence...and shall engage to make provision also for the support of the civil government & a... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:45

$45.00
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