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(4) Rare TREATY OF UTRECHT War of the Spanish Seccession Peace 1713 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392068527328

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, a four issue lot with dates of June 4, 6, 9, & 13, 1713 This four-issue set contains the entire Treaty between France and Portugal, which was conducted at Utrecht (see images for details). Background: The Treaty of Utrecht was an historic agreement among various European powers, with France being the common party within the various agreements, concluded April 11,1713 at Utrecht in the Netherlands. It is part of the series of treaties which ended the War of the Spanish Succession. British historian G. M. Trevelyan argues: "That Treaty, which ushered in the stable and characteristic period of eighteenth-century civilization, marked the end of danger to Europe from the old ... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2018 07:22

$399.99
164683

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND 1739 Old Original British UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392067874147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 28, 1746 The ftpg. has a brief item relating to the Jacobite Rebellion (see). More on this on pg. 4 in a letter from Carlisle noting in part: "There are in this place 350 rebel prisoners & it is agreed that every 20th man of the common men shall take his trial...The Grand Jury have found 125 bills against the Rebel prisoners..." with more. The bkpg. also has a letter from Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, present-day Canada, followed by a letter from Newport, Rhode Island (see). Pages 2 & 3 are taken up with ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 26, 2018 07:41

$34.99
164644

Rare Short Lived 18th Century SIR HEISTER RYLEY London England 1710 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392067206022

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, Feb. 19, 1710 * Early 18th century * Rare title Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely adverse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous material which was datelined: "From my House in St. James Square". The newspaper lasted through only eighty issues, being quite rare as such. Four pages, 5 1/4 by 7 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2018 08:41

$39.99
164642

WAR OF 1812 Start Close Editorial UNITED STATES GAZETTE 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392067200342

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 11, 1812 * Start of War of 1812 close Reports include: "War With Great Britain"; an interesting editorial beginning: "The silly talk of war is still continued at Washington by as ridiculous and infatuated a set of hopeless boasters as ever outraged credulity & common sense...". Another letter begins: "We are determined to declare war before we adjourn & we are determined to adjourn in a few weeks..." which would prove true, as war against England would be declared in June. Nearly half of the back page is taken up with: "A Bill Concerning Merchant Vessels Armed for Defence". Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, minor spine we... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2018 08:33

$29.99
154413

VANNIE HIGGINS Prohibition Bootlegger NYC Irish Mobster SHOT 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967993957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1932 * Vannie Higgins shot (killed) * NYC mobster - prohibition bootlegger * "Brooklyn's Last Irish Boss" The front page has a one column heading: "VANNIE HIGGINS SHOT; DAUGHTER, 7, ALSO HIT" with subheads. (see) He would die on this day from his wounds. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2018 08:29

$38.00
164640

Very Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR James Rivington Tory 1782 New York City Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372339959043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * James Rivington This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause. Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opinion polarized, until by late 1774 he was advocating the restrictive measures of the British government with such zeal and attacking the patriots so severely, that in 1775 the Whigs of Newport, Rhode Island, resolved to hold no further communication with him. The Sons of Liberty hanged Rivington in effigy. On May 1... See More  

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Ends June 25, 2018 08:20

$3,999.99
164148

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314758802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 15, 1668 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2018 15:17

$52.00
164110

Rare 18th Century IPSWICH East Anglia Suffolk England 1797 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313917354

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IPSWICH JOURNAL, England, Oct. 14, 1797 * Rare title * 18th century Various reports from Europe, a wealth of ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:49

$25.00
164109

Rare 18th Century w/ NICE MASTHEAD London England British 1771 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050149131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BINGLEY'S JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, London, June 1, 1771 * Rare 18th century title Mostly news from England & elsewhere in Europe but he bkpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, Philadelphia, and Quebec (see). Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:48

$28.00
164108

Rare 1773 MIDDLESEX London England United Kingdom British Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313914433

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, Nov. 12, 1772 * Uncommon 18th century title The back page has a: "...letter form an Officer of the 59th Regiment of foot, dated at Halifax in Nova Scotia..." which has some reference to America (see). Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:44

$28.00
164106

HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050146823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable report in this issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” The HMS Victory was a warship that had a crew of around 1,100 that died when it went underwater. The ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:43

$52.00
164105

GEORGE WASHINGTON President-Elect En Route to Inauguration Phila. 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050145943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1789 * George Washington as president-elect * En route to inauguration - Philadelphia The best content is news headed: "America" which reports from Philadelphia: "...his Excellency George Washington, the President Elect of the United States, arrived in this city...His Excellency rode o horseback in front of the procession. The number of spectators who filled the doors, windows, and streets which he passed was greater than on any other occasion we ever remember...Every countenance seemed to say, 'Long, long live George Washington, the Father of the People!'...At 3 o'clock his Excellency sat down to an elegant entertainment of 250 at City Tavern...This Ex... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:41

$54.00
164098

Early & Rare 18th Century TRUE BRITON Singlesheet 1723 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313907656

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TRUE BRITON, London, Sept. 30, 1723 * Early 18th century A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial, with much on politics. Half of the back page includes various "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet, wide margins, various dirtiness to the ftpg., partial red tax stamp to the bkpg.partial red tax stamp on the back page very nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:32

$39.00
164067

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313064834

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 11, 1669 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:48

$52.00
164038

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048629856

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, June 13, 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". The focus of this issue is the topic: "That the Primitive Church in the first 100 Years after Christ taught & Maintain'd the same Doctrine that the Reformed Church does now." Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/2 by 7 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:02

$38.00
163980

ATTAKULLAKULLA Little Carpenter Cherokees French and Indian War 1758 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309730116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 8, 1758 * Attakullakulla - Cherokee leader * French and Indian War Page 6 has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from New Hork, Charleston, and Winchester, Virginia. Bits include: "...The Little Carpenter is come to town & had his first audience this day; he has brought both scalps and prisoners, & seems well disposed...Several Considerable parties of Catawaba & Cherokee Indians set out...for the northward to join the English in their operations against the French & their Indians." Eight pages, 8 13 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:07

$39.00
163978

Rare CONFEDERATE Fort Sumter Civil War STARTS 1861 Wilmington NC Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309728761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, April 30, 1861 * Beginning of the Civil War * In a rare Confederate title * Abraham Lincoln blockade Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange for munitions, clothing & food. As such it was barricaded by Union forces during the war, but blockade runners had some success in getting supplies through. It is just 170 miles north of Charleston, where the Civil War began. ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:04

$133.00
163976

COLUMBIA SC South Carolina Very Rare CONFEDERATE South 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309727089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1864 * VERY RARE A rare title from the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "The American War in England" "Stafford's Louisiana Brigade" "Interesting Letter from Gen'l Beauregard" which includes the text of a form letter he sends to families who had a family member injured in the military, signed by him in type: G. T. Beauregard; "The Holcombe Legion Cavalry, S.C. V." There are also various "Telegraphic" reports with subheads: "From East Tennessee" "From Mississippi" "From Virginia" "From the Front" which is at Dalton; "From the North" and more. The back page is mostly taken up with: "Address of Congress to the People of the Confede... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:02

$177.00
163972

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR TITLE from New Haven CT Connecticut 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309723280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Dec. 22, 1779 * American Revolutionary War The ftpg. has a report from London which includes: "...a captain of a regiment was examined...charged with holding a traitorous correspondence with the Americans...". Page 2 has an item noting: "...have an account from New York that 4000 troops lately embarked there, a second time, & were upon the point of sailing for Carolina or Georgia...". Page 3 has a brief item: "...that part of our prisoners in Canada are lately sent off, 'tis said to England; those remaining officers & soldiers are ordered to close confinement. Our enemies begin to doubt the fidelity of the Canadians." The back page has two items fro... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 14:57

$244.00
163942

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame vs. Army "Win one for the Gipper" GAME 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046192234

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Penna., Nov. 10, 1928 * Army vs. Notre Dame college football * Coach Knute Rockne * 'Win one for the Gipper' fame A great banner headline on the front page: “NOTRE DAME IN TIE AT END OF 3D” with subheads: “ARMY TEAM FIRST TO SCORE; 85,000 FANS AT BATTLE” “Fumble Costs Irish Eleven Chance To Score—Slagle Helps In Crossing Western Line” with smaller subheads. This was the game made famous by Knute Rockne’s “Win one for the Gipper” halftime speech. The front page says it all. A great headline while the game was still being played noting the Irish had come back to tie the game despite being heavy underdogs. Detai... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:49

$97.00
163922

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046177612

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Oct. 24, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble A nice newspaper from colonial Boston, the hotbed of activity raging against the hated policies of Parliament towards the American colonies. This city & its environs saw much action against the Stamp Act, and would soon be the focus of the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, and the outbreak of war with the Battle of Lexington & Concord. All of the front page has reports of the "...Trial of John Grainger, Daniel Clark..." and others for "...shooting at John Green..." (see for beginning). Elsewhere are reports from Cambridge, Hartford, Newport, London, and other European cities. Complet... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:18

$129.00
163921

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Electricity Lightning Rod Thunder Experiments 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372308682118

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 27, 1759 * Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments * Lightning rod Pages 4 and 5 contains text from a work: "...On the Advancement of Science" which includes sections on medicine, experiments on animals, metaphysical experiments, etc. as well as a section: "Of Electricity". In this latter section are reports on Benjamin Franklin's experiments including: "...Among all the phenomena of electricity it will be hard to find any so marvelous as that discovered by Mr. Franklin; if it be true, that this new Prometheus hath learned to draw fire from the clouds and make the lightning fall in drops to the ground..." which seems to talk of his lightning rod. Se... See More  

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:17

$190.00
163854

Rare FREDERIC REMINGTON Cheyenne Scouts in Oklahoma PRJNT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044734574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 * Rare Frederic Remington print Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific double page centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln, U.S. Minister to England (and Abraham's son); "Frederick D. Grant, U.S. Minister to Austria" (U.S. Grant's son); and other images. The Supplement has many prints of the city of Portland, Oregon. Complete in 20pages, never bound nor trimmed, some toning, the Remington centerfold is very nice as are the prints of Portland.

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:09

$132.00
163817

ADAM SMITH The Theory of Moral Sentiments BOOK on Slavery 1764 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044430748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1764 Inside has half a page review of a book: "An Essay in Vindication of the Continental Colonies of America, from a Censure of Mr. Adam Smith in his 'Theory of Moral Sentiments' With some Reflections on Slavery in General". It begins: "The passage in Mr. Smith's book, which has given offence to this American, is as follows: There is not a negroe from the coast of Africa who does not...possess a degree of magnanimity which the soul of his sordid master is scarce capable of conceiving..." with more thoughts on slavery. Also an interesting item: "...In that part of America which we speak of the bisons (an animal resembling our ox) are perhaps more numerous ... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:28

$34.00
163813

American Revolutionary War w/ GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON 1782 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305837740

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1782 * General George Washington * American Revolutionary War Page 4 has a letter from New York noting: "Washington has endeavoured to recruit his army but in vain, for there is no encouragement from the Congress for young men to enter & they get neither clothing nor pay. They look upon Washington with a jealous eye, they think him too closely connected with the French & therefore as his army is not so strong as he wanted it..." and a bit further on: "....The Congress seem to grow more tyrannical so that we should all be glad to change our Masters..." with more concerning hopes for peace with England (see). Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, never bound ... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:57

$44.00
163812

Early NATIVE AMERICANS 18th Century Indians PEACE Friendship ? 1763 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392043982999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 26, 1763 * Early Native Americans - Indians Page 4 has reports headed: "America" with: "The governors of South & North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and the southern district, have received orders from his Majesty to hold a congress with the headmen of the Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, Chickasaw, and Catawba Indians & their confederates at Augusta, in the province of Georgia..." with more (see). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:54

$36.00
163809

WAR OF 1812 Peace Discussions James Madison USS Wasp v. Reindeer 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392043980945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Oct. 28, 1814 * Discussing peace terms * USS Wasp vs. HMS Reindeer The entire front page is taken up with: "THE INSTRUCTIONS" from the President to the foreign ministers on negotiating a peace with England to end the War of 1812. This lengthy text carries over to pages 2 and 4 where are included 7 documents each signed in type: James Monroe. Other war content includes: "Capture of The Reindeer" being the "Official Account" by Capt. J. Blakely of the U.S.S. Wasp. Also: "Late from New Orleans" "Latest from U.S. Sloop of War Peacock" and more. Four pages, damp staining to the left side, generally good condition.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:50

$42.00
163802

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Political Aphorisms Quotes & Sayings Signed "F" 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305825883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759 * "Political Aphorisms...", by *Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information). Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed by Ford, 605 in a Bonhams' auction in 2009. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the text certainly has the flavor of his whit and wisdom.

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:43

$127.00
163798

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Prince William Sound w/ Print 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305822012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), November, 1784 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from May, 1778 when they were exploring the Northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest Passage. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, topics include: "Progress Along the Coast of North America--Arrival at Prince William's Sound--Visited by the Natives--Their Attempt to Plunder the Discovery--Departure from the Sound..." and a bit more (see), ... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:37

$147.00
163725

MARTHA WASHINGTON DEATH President George Wife Mount Vernon 1802 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302495227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, June 1, 1802 * Martha Washington death * Mount Vernon The top of page 3 has a nice, decoratively bordered report headed: "DIED, At Mount Vernon, on the 22nd last, Mrs. Martha Washington" and the text beginning: "widow of the late General George Washington. Composure & resignation were uniformly displayed during seventeen days of depredations of a severe fever..." with more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:32

$135.00
163721

Rare FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN Manassas VA Civil War CONFEDERATE 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392040950774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, August 3, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run * Manassas VA Virginia * Great title to have A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "A Graphic Picture" "The Thirtieth Virginia Regiment" "The Charlotte Rifles" "War Incidents" "The Irish In Georgia" and other smaller items. Included also are 4 illustrated runaway slave ads. Inside reports include: "Gen. Scott" "Missouri" "A protracted War" "Southern Currency" "The Private Soldier" "Retaliation" "THE WAR--Facts & Incidents of the Late Battles, etc." which has among the subheads: "The Battle of Bull Run" among many others; "From Washington--Strict Discipline Inaugurated--Affairs at ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:29

$97.00
163634

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038846396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 1, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Have of page 2 is taken up with various reports on the Revolutionary War, too much to list here (see photos) but a few bits include: "...dispatches from Sir William Howe, brings advice of Fort Edward being in possession of General Burgoyne but...brought no intelligence of the taking of Philadelphia..." and "...the late successful proceedings of General Burgoyne will be the most effectual means to crush the American power; as upon his junction with Sir William Howe, at least one half of that vast continent will be in the sold possession of the British troops & such of the inhabitants...who have been cruelly oppr... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2018 13:51

$68.00
163613

1678 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 340 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372299604501

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 19, 1678 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The top of the front page has early mention of Virginia, with: "Yesterday sailed from hence several vessels bound for New England, Virginia, and some parts of France...". Also the back page has two reports of the signing of the Treaty of Nijmegen between France and Spain. Single sheet, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:48

$62.00
163612

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND Scotland Ireland London 1685 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038098295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 20, 1685 * Death of King Charles II * In a British newspaper All of the front page & a bit of pg. 2 are taken up with various addresses to King James II concerning the death of King Charles II who died in February (see). The back page has a list of those who won in a recent election which includes "Samuel Pepys, Esq.". Pepys is perhaps best known for his diary which was one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London and the Great Fire of London. A single sheet newspaper 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great con... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:47

$123.00
163611

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE ? Rare Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038097947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EXTRA SUPPLEMENT TO THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, (Philadelphia), March 5, 1778 * American Independence debate The entire front page is taken up with reports from the House of Lords in London, with some discussion of the Revolutionary War & events in America. Bits include: "...We have the fullest confidence of success, from the number, discipline, and intrepidity of our troops & the ability of our Generals; when therefore we shall be victorious will be the proper time..." with more. And a bit further on is: "...that a cessation of hostilities should take place...will abandon a project totally unattended with the most distant prospect of success; for there the great basis for entering into any neg... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:46

$180.00
163566

Samuel Johnson 1753 Newspaper THE ADVENTURER John Hawkesworth 18th Century


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372296496201

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ADVENTURER, London, England, Dec. 2, 1753 * Rare 18th century title * Over 250 years old An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. While each issue varies, common contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson. A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page. Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 03, 2018 14:32

$28.00
163535

Rare 18th Century FLYING POST w/ Nice Masthead Engravings 1718 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034763620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FLYING-POST: OR, THE POSTS-MASTER, London, June 17, 1718 * Very rare title In 1695 the Licensing Act of England was allowed to lapse, which caused several newspapers to begin publication, this title being one of them. But this is certainly one of the more rare such titles as we have only offered 4 or 5 in the past 40 years. Filled with various reports from Europe, with the ftpg. having a short bit mentioning the "Pretender" of the Jacobite Rebellion fame. The back page has some reports concerning crime, one mentioning: "...try'd and convicted at the session of the Peace...for keeping a common house of Bawdry; and thereupon the said Phillis Ransford was sentenc'd to be whip'd at the Ca... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2018 15:04

$176.00
163531

VICTOR HERBERT Musical Operetta Cellist Composer Conductor DEATH 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372295428909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 27, 1924 * Victor Herbert death (1st report) * Cellist - composer and conductor The front page has a one column heading: "VICTOR HERBERT,. NOTED MUSICIAN, DIES SUDDENLY" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 14 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends June 02, 2018 14:53

$37.00
163496

Naval BATTLE OF MALAGA Spain War of the Spanish Succession 1704 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372294414602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, Sept. 18, 1704 * War of the Spanish Succession The entire ftpg. is taken up with details concerning the Battle of Malaga, (see hyperlink) one of the largest naval battles of the 18th century, fought over possession of Gibraltar. Included is a detailed chart: "A List of Officers and Men Slain and Wounded in the Battel, August 13, 1704". Four pages, 7 1/4 by 12 inches, good condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:14

$67.00
163495

PHILADELPHIA YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Mosquitoes Infection Deaths 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033806977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, Oct. 24, 1798 * Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic Page 4 has reports headed: "America" concerning the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia, noting: "...During the last week the deaths averaged about 20 persons per day. The inhabitants are quitting it in every direction..." with more. Eight pages, 9 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:13

$28.00
163468

Rare English COMIC Satire - Figaro In London 19th Century 1833 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033138341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FIGARO IN LONDON, London, May 11, 1833 An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead and 2 more also on the front page. (see) Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, a little light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:48

$22.00
163454

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033129145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 8, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion An inside page has most of the first column taken up with content concerning: "American News" including reports on Shays' Rebellion: "...The insurgents, we are informed, in several towns in the counties of Berkshire, Hampshire & Worcester, are rallying by orders form their principal leader Capt. Shays..." with more, and a letter from Springfield includes: "About 250 of Capt. Shays's party are at West Springfield...Shays's guard at West Springfield...were so very inconsiderate as to stab two men..." and more. Also a report from New York (see). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:30

$40.00
163453

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1767 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033128905

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 21, 1767 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions Page 6 has n interesting report datelined from Boston, noting: "In debate in a very respectable assembly...an extract of an anonymous letter, said to be written in England was read...'So that if your assembly will suffer themselves to be led by that very absurd ignorant firebrand, he may bring them into a worse scrape than they can imagine.' Upon which it was resolved, 'That the words were a high insult, and a breach of privilege; and the person who wrote them was an enemy to this province.' " It would be interesting to know who that "ignorant firebrand" was. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 31, 2018 15:29

$37.00
163433

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292314821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 8, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Almost all of page 4 is taken up with: "Letter VII To the People of Great Britain" which begins: "I am called on...to answer a number of queries, respecting the propriety & necessity o carrying on the American war..." which sets the tone for this lengthy letter. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2018 14:10

$34.00
163432

FIRST TELEVISION TRANSMISSION Demonstration by John Logie Baird 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392032114846

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 23, 1926 * First television transmission * John Logie Baird On the website: "Television History - The first 75 Years" is found: "On January 23, 1926, John Logie Baird (of Scotland) gave the world's first public demonstration of a mechanical television apparatus to approximately 40 members of the Royal Institution at his laboratory on Frith Street. These were images of living human faces, not outlines or silhouettes, with complete tonal gradations of light and shade." This very significant event marks the development of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. Page ten of t... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 14:09

$137.00
163422

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292299010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War Era * 18th century from The Enemy Inside has a letter from Charleston, South Carolina, which has near the beginning: "...we received the resolutions of the Congress on the letters from the Commissioners from restoring peace, etc. our Assembly immediately met, resolved on the propriety of the said resolutions, and sent an express to Congress..." with more (see). The back page includes: "...Sir Henry Clinton was got no further than Mount Holly in the Jerseys; which is only 15 miles from Philadelphia. General Washington was very strong & getting his army over the river with all possible dispatch & expected to make a... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 13:55

$50.00
163418

GOVERNOR JOHN PENN of Pennsylvania Messages re. Supply Bill 1764 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392032102404

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1764 * Governor John Penn * Pre Revolutionary War The ftpg. has much of a column taken up with news items headed: "America" (see). Pages 6, 7 & 8 contain various correspondences from the governor of Pennsylvania to the assembly concerning the "Supply Bill", one of the messages signed in type by: John Penn (see for portions). Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2018 13:50

$28.00
163417

DIAGRAM re. Battle of Bunker Hill Revolutionary War Beginning 1775 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372292292476

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill diagram * John Hancock & George Washington A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, June 17, 1775" with some text on the illustration as well. A great graphic relating to the Battle of Bunker Hill (see). Also in the issue is an article: "An Intercepted letter from Benjamin Harrison to General Washington" which contains much on events of the ... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2018 13:49

$325.00
163399

BATTLES OF LEXINGTON & CONCORD Revolutionary War Begins 1775 Old Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392029960685

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 15, 1775 * Battles of Lexington & Concord * Revolutionary War begins Page 2 has a great & very historic report concerning the battle of Lexington & Concord, in the form of a letter from an officer in the army at Boston to his friend in London, dated Apr. 20, 1775. See the photos below for the complete text, but portions include: "General Gage detached a party of the troops...to destroy a magazine of military stores which the provincials had formed at Concord...we were soon discovered upon our march & the country raised an alarm..." the latter statement being a reference to Paul Revere's ride. Included are some nice details on this first, historic battle o... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:25

$770.00
163398

BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA Fort William Prsion Dungeon in India 1757 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289784773

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1757 * Black Hole of Calcutta * Fort William prison - dungeon Most of the front page is taken up with: "An Extract from a Letter Received by the India Ships...containing a particular Account of the unfortunate Affair at Bengal." In this report which deals with the capture of Fort William in India, mention is made that: "...The whole number left in the Fort being 250 effective men, we held out till the 20th in the evening...a flag of truce was hung out...The same night 170 of us were crammed into a Hole not large enough for 50 of us to breathe in; the effect of it was that only 16 were alive the next morning..." with a bit more including: "Europeans who... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:24

$79.00
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