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(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington Lord Grenville 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086540243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796 * Jay's Treaty - John * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. \Taking much of the front page and part of page 2 in the issue of the 16th is part of Jay's Treaty through Article 12. Prefacing the Treaty is a "Proclamation" (see photos) providing particulars about the conclusion and ratification of the Treaty. Includes word that the treaty was ratified upon the condition that much of the 12th article be suspended and be replaced with an additional article. Text of the treaty concludes in t... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:44

$248.00
157499

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894675047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 16, 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 b... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:22

$47.00
157434

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891786982

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 27, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Rare "The Great Plague" report This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still printing today. Obviously this is a very early issue, being issue #90. This was the time of the Great Plague which was ravishing Europe at the time. The bkpg. has a report from the Hague which makes reference to it with: "Our fleet still keeps the sea, though at the present in an ill condition by reason of the Sickness that is got amongst them; in a weeks space they have sent off two ships full of dead and sick men into Zealand, the Infection being much spread. DeRuyter is not yet pa... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:25

$265.00
157423

BOBBY JONES Wins U.S. Amateur GOLF Title at The Minikahda Club 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891775806

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 29, 1927 * Golfer Bobby Jones wins * The Minikahda Club - Minneapolis * United States Amateur Championship The sport's section (page 8) has a four column headline: "Atlanta Marvel Regains Lost Amateur Title" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Bobby Jones winning the U.S. Amateur championship at the Minikahda Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:00

$40.00
157414

Rare & Early 18th Century 1st Successful AMERICAN 1743 Old Boston Mass. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 1743 * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful magazine in America This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years. Heading the front page is: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in England, Scotland and America." This 8 page magazine is almost entirely taken up with religious content from the "Great Awakening" period in American history. Ver nice condition, 5 by 8 inches. A rare opportunity for an American periodical from such an early year. I... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:10

$110.00
157413

WILLIAM WILBERFORCE African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372081622023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789 * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:09

$98.00
157367

PRINCESS DIANA's Tragic Death Report 1997 London Newspaper Chased by Paparazzi


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080743439

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EXPRESS, London, August 31, 1997 (pgs. 1-4, 93-96) * Great to have in a London newspaper The bold, full-banner, 2-line headline reads: "DIANA IS DEAD", with subhead: "Princess and Dodi killed in car smash", with a large photo of the mangled vehicle and supporting text. The inside has additional coverage and photos (see images). Great to have this tragic event in a London newspaper. Included are only pages 1-4 and 93-96, but quite displayable, and in very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 12:59

$60.00
157350

Fall of NAPOLEON BONAPARTE Exiled to Saint Helena Island 1816 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890536637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, London, England, Aug. 20, 1815 * Napoleon exiled to St. Helena A great issue on the recently surrendered Napoleon Buonaparte, with pg. 3 having a poem: "Description of the Island of St. Helena" where he would be banished. Also: "The following is Bonaparte's certificate on leaving the School of Brienna: Mr. de Bonaparte (Napoleon) born the 14th of August, 1769, four feet, eleven inches, has completed his four years..." with more. Another item: "A letter from Vienna...says, 'When the intelligence of Napoleon having surrendered himself to the English arrived here, the Empress went to Baden to prepare the Archduchess Maria Louisa for this news...". Page 4 has a detailed account: "Bo... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:47

$38.00
157343

Rare Early 18th Century POST BOY Ornate Masthead CHRISTOPHER WREN 1716 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890528611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716 * Sir Christopher Wren replaced * Displayable masthead Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Office, as pay-master of the guards and garrison." Christopher Wren is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710. Other notab... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:35

$250.00
157265

BATTLE OF STONO FERRY South Carolina Revolutionary War J.P. Jones 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888403694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 2, 1779 * Battle of Stono Ferry, South Carolina * John Paul Jones - Revolutionary War All of pages 1, 2 & most of page 3 are taken up with: "The Spanish Manifesto" "Setting forth the Motives which Induced the King of Spain to Commence Hostilities against England", continued in a future issue. Further inside is a report noting: "...learn the military exercise & to consist of tradesmen only. the late appearance of Paul Jones on our coasts has suggested this matter, and I make no doubt but it will be put in execution, as an invasion by the French might easily be effected in the Humber, as the above squadron has plainly proved, though the Ministry never befo... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:45

$77.00
157264

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888402308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 16, 1779 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The entire front page & part of page 2 are taken up with: 'The Justifying Memorial of the King of Great Britain in Answer to the Exposition of the Court of France" concluded from a previous issue, which has much concerning the American colonies. There are reports of events in Canada, as well as: "...received from an officer at New York...It is confidently spoken of here that the rebels intend an expedition against Canada this winter...", and more (see). Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:41

$45.00
157262

Rare 17th Century King Charles II of England Era 1665 Old Newsbook Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888400597

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INTELLIGENCER, London, May 8, 1665 * Rare 17th century periodical Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers), which has news from various cities in England and Europe. This title pre-dates the London Gazette, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper (by exactly one month). There is a report of a naval battle between the frigate Dartmouth and a privateer from the Netherlands, with some details (see). Other news reports from Europe. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:38

$535.00
157260

Was PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON a Officer in British Army ? 1795 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372076688084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1795 * President George Washington * Officer in the British Army ? Included is a letter to the publisher concerning George Washington, referencing his bravery & military prowess fro the French & Indian War (see). Further on it notes: "...In the regular standing army of Great Britain he never held any commission: and this perhaps may have been...why Lord Howe & General Howe declined acknowledging his rank during the American war, or addressing him by the title of 'Excellency' which the Congress had conferred on him..." (see). A few pages later another writer addresses the issue of whether Washington ever held a British commission, beginning: "The just... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:35

$57.00
157258

BATTLE OF FORT FRONTENAC Ends w/ UK Capture French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888397143

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 * Fort Frontenac captured * French and Indian War The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario. The report begins: "I landed with the troops within a mile of fort Frontenac without opposition the 25th: the garrison surrendered prisoner of war the 27th...It was a square fort of 100 yards the exterior side and had in it 110 men..." with more (see). This event was led by English Col. John Bradstreet... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:32

$85.00
157257

Very Rare MORMONS Latter-Day Saints Periodical from 1875 Copenhagen DENMARK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888396243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SKANDINAVIENS STJERNE, "Organ for de Sidste-Dages Hellige", Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 15, 1875 The subtitle above translates to: "Organ for the Body of Latter-Day Saints", meaning this is a quite rare Mormon periodical for the Mormon community in Denmark. American Mormon missionaries were sent to Denmark in 1850 and made significant inroads in converting many Scandinavians to the body of Mormons. This is the first Latter-Day Saints periodical we have seen published outside of America or England. Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by8 1/2 inches, disbound, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:31

$177.00
157255

Rare 18th Century STAMFORD Lincolnshire England w/ Nice Masthead 1729 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888392109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: STAMFORD MERCURY, England, March 13, 1729 * Rare 18th century title The full title also includes: "Being Historical and Political Observations on the Transactions of Europe, Together With Remarks on Trade." A very rare title, and not held by any American institution. It underwent a number of name changes, existing throughout at least 1794, the year issues of which are held by Yale University. Various news reports including many from the courts, with sentences. Also a report of ships loaded with tobacco and sugar at harbor in Havana. Eight pages, 6 by 9 1/2 inches, a very decorative embellishment in the masthead, never-trimmed margins, nice condition. Note the year is in the imprint at th... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:24

$166.00
157254

SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA & Benjamin Franklin 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888391386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1777 I * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * Benjamin Franklin on swimming * Fight at Kingsbridge, New York nside has: "Some of the Circumstances which Inevitably retard the Progress of a Northern Army through the uninhabited Countries of America" deals with the difficulties of Burgoyne's army in the colonies, not used to being in an environment so heavily forested. This interesting article takes nearly two pages. Further on is: "Address to the People of Massachusetts Bay by one of their most Popular Preachers" begins: "Resentment has fired the soul of every lover of his country at the disgraceful evacuation of Ticonderoga...All our accounts agree that our ... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:23

$98.00
157239

AMERICA Henry Dearborn Preparing for War of 1812 w/ England 1812 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887859038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 12, 1812 This is from shortly before war would be declared against England in the War of 1812. Content includes: "More Like War" "Commotion In Florida" "Presidential Election" "Reason for Embargo" and a report from Washington noting: "We understand Gen. Dearborn has accepted the command of the army destined for the north & is making arrangements for...organizing the troops...William Hull, Esq. now Governour of the territory of Michigan, is appointed a Brigadier General in the army of the United States." Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, minor archival mend at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:16

$27.00
157184

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887170625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 6, 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 October 13, 2017 15:08

$47.00
157141

PENICILLIN Alexander Fleming Visits POPE & Lord Haw Haw Wm. Joyce 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074011324

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 20, 1945 * Alexander Fleming - penicillin * William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw) Page 8 has a one column heading: "Pope Receives Fleming; Praises Penicillin's Boon" (see) Also the front page has: "Haw Haw Sentenced to Be Hanged; Held Traitor Though Not a Briton" First report coverage on the death sentence imposed on William Joyce. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on post World War II. Complete in 44 pages, Rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: William Joyce (24 April 1906 – 3 January 1946), the man generally associated with the nickname Lord Haw-Haw, was a fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster to the ... See More  

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Ends October 12, 2017 14:47

$44.00
157040

VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD Swallow Sloop Account & Pre Rev. War 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069358256

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1769 The first five pages of this issue are taken up with: "A Short Account of the Voyage of the Swallow Sloop Round the World" which includes much descriptive text (see for beginning). a note on a pamphlet titled: "The true constitutional Means for Putting an end to the disputes between Great Britain & the American Colonies" notes that "This writer proposes to lay a tax upon all the lands possessed by British subjects in America..." with a bit more (see). Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. No plates are called for in this issue however there is a print showing the "A Representation of the Apparent Posi... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:45

$44.00
157035

GEORGE WASHINGTON Ltr. & Ill-Treated Prisoners REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883107358

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 28, 1780 * Prisoners of war - atrocities * General George Washington Inside has: "...from New York represent the situation of the unhappy prisoners remaining of Gen. Burgoyne's army as truly pitiable; they are marched to the furthest extremity of the American territories under the Allegheny mountains, 400 miles from the coast, almost starved and naked, having nothing but Indian bread for their subsistence..." (see). Almost two-thirds of another are is taken up with: "American State Papers (Discovered in Mr. Laurens's Trunk)", concerning "Mr. Temple", consisting of various letters of recommendation for him who was sent to England to try to bring peace w... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:36

$63.00
157033

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle Rhode Island Siege 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883104531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 23, 1778 Inside has a report from Philadelphia noting: "...account of the Trident being safe in the Delaware on the 5th of June...the part of the army which was to go by land from Philadelphia to New York were on their march in the Jersies...ready to proceed to New York with the rest of the forces, & a number of the inhabitants who had quitted that city being unwilling to remain there when it should be in the hands of the Provincials...an attack had been made on Gen. Pigot's forces on Rhode Island in which the Provincial forces were repulsed and several officers taken prisoners." Another page has a letter concerning Spain in relation to America, including: ".... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:31

$48.00
157032

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle Prisoners & Truce ? 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069349752

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 26, 1778 Page 2 has that: "...a large company of Gentlemen & Ladies dined on board the Languedoc...entertainment was highly elegant. A picture of General Washington at full length, lately presented to the Count by General Hancock, was place in the center of the upper side of the room, the frame of which was covered with laurels..." with a bit more (see). Over a full column is taken up with: "A Short Account of the Island of Porto [Puerto] Rico In the West Indies", with much detail. Near the back are 2 1/2 columns of news headed: "America" from Rivington's New York Royal Gazette. This detailed text deals with the various ships which delivered the "Manifest... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:30

$47.00
157029

GLORIOUS REVOLUTION King James II & William III of Orange 1688 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391883098860

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, October 11, 1688 * Glorious Revolution * James II of England * William of Orange This was from the time of the "Glorious Revolution" in England, when the Catholic throne of James II was being threatened by the Dutch Protestant William of Orange, who ultimately, along with his British wife, Mary Stuart, would soon become joint British sovereigns William and Mary. The front page contains a notable letter reading in part: "The unexpected news of the intended invasion of the Dutch fills us with all horror and amazement, that any nation should be so transcendently wicked, as groundlessly, to interrupt the peace and happiness we have enjoyed under your Majesties most gra... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:21

$165.00
156978

Situation at CHARLESTON SC Gen. Lafayette Revolutionary War 1780 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882414041

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1780 * Charleston, South Carolina * General Marquis de La Fayette * Revolutionary War original Page 2 notes: "...that the French army was acting with that of Washington against New York after leaving a small detachment of French & some American militia in Rhode Island; that a body of continental troops were assembling at Cohsass (near the head of Connecticut River...) which the Marquis de la Fayette was to lead into Canada..." with more detail. This is followed by a letter from Charleston which is an interesting soldier's letter which begins: "At length being in quiet possession of this place I hope for a little ease after so many weeks fatigue...".... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:25

$48.00
156974

FRANK McERLANE Gangster Thompson Submachine Gun Pioneer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882411408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1932 * Frank McErlane death * Irish-American gangster * Thompson submachine gun Page 3 has a one column heading: "GANG RIDE INVENTOR DIES OF PNEUMONIA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frank McErlane. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. wikipedia notes: Frank McErlane was a Prohibition-era Irish American gangster. He led the Saltis-McErlane Gang, allied with the Johnny Torrio-Al Capone Gang, against rival bootleggers, the Southside O'Donnell Brothers. He is credited with introducing the Thompson submachine gun to Chicago's underworld. The Illinois ... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:20

$47.00
156972

Rare CAPITAL OF THE CONFEDERACY Richmond VA Virginia Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068382840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 3, 1864 * Rare rebel title A newspaper from the capital of the Confederate states, the city through which all news reports flowed during the Civil War. The front page has much on the war with items headed: "From the Blackwater Region" "The Enemy at New Bern, North Carolina" "From Charleston" "Arrest of Ex-Senator Toombs in Savannah" "The New Conscription" "The Currency Bill" "Movements on the Mississippi" "Revelations From Richmond" "The Yankee Army--Enlistment of Negro Soldiers" "and other items as well. The back page includes the always interesting editorial, this one focused on the gold standard for the Confederacy (see for the beginning). al... See More  

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:18

$74.00
156970

CHARLES DICKENS Victorian Era Writer Novelist at Niagara Falls 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882408451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, October 29, 1842 * Writer Charles Dickens The front page features an article: "Recreations of the People" and an illustration: "Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park" with fox hunters. Inside has: "A Whale in the Thames"; "Boz's Description of the Falls of Niagara" (this was Charles Dickens) which contains an illustration. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:14

$42.00
156948

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 288 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068006147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 2, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete issue with 4 pages, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends October 06, 2017 07:09

$24.00
156945

BATTLE OF SEDGEMOOR Francis Scott Monmouth Rebellion Ends 1685 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881716381

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 9, 1685 * Battle of Sedgemoor- Somerset, England * Monmouth Rebellion comes to an end * James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth This is a doubly historic issue, as over half of the ftpg. contains an extremely early & timely report on the historic Battle of Sedgemoor in England, prefaced with: "Yesterday morning his Majesty received the news of the entire Defeat of the Rebels, of which we have the following account." and what followed is the detailed text which takes all of the first column and one-third of the second column (see). The back page contains another significant item under the dateline: "Whitehall, July 8 at 12 a Clock at night." reading "Hi... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:56

$440.00
156943

Great (2) KING GEORGE III Assassination Attempt Margaret Nicholson 1786 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067476421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1786 * King George III murder attempt * Margaret Nicholson This is the complete, genuine issue of this magazine, never bound nor trimmed, and still containing the two full page plates called for in the title/index page (see). One of the plates is a terrific image captioned: "Margaret Nicholson attempting to assassinate the King.", the plate showing just that (see). The first article in this magazine is headed: "Authentic Particulars of the Attempt of Margaret Nicholson to assassinate the King", which includes the first public report of it as printed in the "London Gazette Extraordinary" of August 2, 1786 (see). This is followed by "Pa... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:51

$355.00
156939

Rare 17th Century 1693 Husbandry & Trade LONDON England Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881710813

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A COLLECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF HUSBANDRY AND TRADE, London, Oct. 20, 1693 * Rare 17th century title This is one of the more uncommon titles from the 17th century I have had the pleasure to offer, being single sheet printed on both sides with the content relating much to the title. The back page has a large chart showing prices of various grains by city (see). Never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, an archival repair to the folds on the back page with minimal loss. Measures 8 3/4 by 14 inches.

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:43

$83.00
156937

Very Rare & Early PHILADELPHIA PA Colonial Pennsylvania 1735 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881709548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN WEEKLY MERCURY, Philadelphia, April 3, 1735 * Earliest of American newspapers * Very early & rare As any serious collector of newspapers knows, it is exceedingly difficult to find any colonial American newspapers from before 1760, let alone an issue from 1735. It began in 1719 and only published through 1749. It was the very first newspaper in all of the Middle Colonies, and only the fourth newspaper published in all of the American colonies. This is a great issue from the premier city of the colonies at that time--when Ben Franklin was just beginning his career--and a handsome issue as well, as the masthead features two wood engravings, one showing a newsboy on horseback "tru... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:41

$2,935.00
156935

Historic GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067464051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Earliest of newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. Page 2 contains a report of a Proclamation by the King asking residents to bring in surveys of their property concerning their losses from the Great Fire, for compensation. The text reads in part: "His Majesty having been graciously p... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:28

$1,350.00
156886

NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN Speech on Appeasement Adolph Hitler Conflict 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881646679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 28, 1938 * Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain * Appeasement speech re. Adolph Hitler's aggression * Pre World War II tensions growing in Europe The front page has a four column headline: "IL DUCE INTERCEDES TO FORESTALL WAR" with subheads that includes: "Chamberlain in Dramatic Address to Parliament in London" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:03

$38.00
156882

Best RUDY Notre Dame Football Movie Opening Day AD & Review 1993 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067400922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 13, 1993 * Best "Rudy" movie advertisement * Grand Opening Day premiere review * Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football * Biographical sports film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Rudy" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of c... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:00

$68.00
156881

HINDENBURG Rigid Airship Begins Infamous America DISASTER Flight 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372067400808

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1937 * LZ 129 Hindenburg rigid airship * Pride of the Nazi Germany * Infamous trip to America begins Page 21 has one column headings that include: "HINDENBURG IS OFF FOR U.S. TOMORROW" "Airship, Under New Master, Capt. Max Preuss, Is Due at Lakehurst on Friday" "Zeppelin Will Remain to Bring Photos and Newsreel of the Coronation Here" and more. (see) Coverage on the day when the famous airship LZ 129 Hindenburg took off for America which ended up in disaster. I guessing the New York Times is one of the very few if not only American newspaper to cover this report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, rag edition in very nice c... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 14:00

$40.00
156829

ANDY GIBB Singer Youngest Brother of Bee Gees DEATH 1988 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878753797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 11, 1988 * Andy Gibb death (1st report) * English singer - teen idol Near the bottom of page 3 is a two column heading: "Andy Gibb, 1970s Pop Music Sensation, Dies in England at 30" with photo. (see) The article carries over to page 30. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry. The complete first section only with pages 1-44. Nice condition.

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:28

$62.00
156826

GREAT & Early 18th Century CRICKET Sports Article 1743 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878747930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1743 * Great & early article on cricket * Letters (2) regarding the Battle of Dettington Within this issue is a very early and interesting article titled: "Of Publick Cricket Matches" concerning the sport of cricket, with much detail (see). The text includes: "Cricket is certainly a very innocent & wholesome exercise, yet it may be abused if either great or little people make it their business. It is grossly abused when it is made the subject of publick advertisements to draw together great crowds of people who ought all of them to be somewhere else..." with much more. This article takes about 1 3/4 columns. Present are two... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:17

$160.00
156823

TREATY OF PEACE Rev. War Ends John Adams & Benjamin Franklin Signs 1783 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878745980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1783 * The Treaty Of Peace (partial) * John Adams and Ben Franklin (block) signatures * Reports from New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston Included is a portion of text headed: "The Definitive Treaty between Great Britain & the United States of America, signed at Paris, the 3rd day of Sept. 1783" the text being just the beginning & ending of the Treaty, not the complete text (see photos). It ends with Article X and includes the signatures (in type) of John Adams, B. Franklin, and John Jay (see photos for this complete report). Further on is a section headed: "American Intelligence" which includes a report concerning finances, signed in type:... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 14:14

$145.00
156720

Calling for the ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION Pre Federal Constitution 1786 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877945270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 25, 1786 * Annapolis Convention called for * Pre Constitutional Convention The front page contains a very historic report, headed: "America - From the Virginia Gazette" with a Richmond, Januaryh 26 dateline. It provides the details of what would become known as the Annapolis Convention, beginning: "In the House of Delegatee, Jan. 21, 1786, resolved, that Edmund Randolph, James Madison, Water Jones...and George Mason, Esqrs. be appointed Commissioners who...shall meet such commissioners...by the other States in union...to take into consideration the trade of the United States..." with much more (see). History tells us that it was on this date of Januar... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:22

$165.00
156717

FRENCH and INDIAN WAR American Forts Diagrams w/ Description 1755 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877942275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (discounted price) THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1755 * Diagrams of three American forts * The French & Indian War A 4 page article headed: "An Account of the British Trade & Settlements in North America from the French of Mons. Dumont, one of the Commissioners on the Part of the King of France for settling the Limits of the English & French Colonies in N. America." This is a terrific article on the early settlements of America by the contending nations of England & France & the troubles which brewed between them. It takes over 4 pages. Subheads at the top of the pages are: "New History of Hudson's Bay" and "Discovery & Settlement of Newfoundland and "French & English Contend for i... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:18

$75.00
156716

FORT STANWIX Sir John Johnson Siege Revolutionary War 1779 Old British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372062528168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779 * Ben Franklin's book is reviewed (brief) * Fort Stanwix report * Captain Cook's ships observed? Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin..." (see image). Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warriors; that there were only 100 rebel troops in the garrison...that a convoy of provisions & warlike stores were intercepted in going to the rebel army sufficient to supply the loyalists in that garrison during the winter." (see). Another rep... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:16

$65.00
156715

Customs Informer TARRED AND & FEATHERED Described In America 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877939725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 9, 1769 * Tarred and Feathered in America The front page has a report from Philadelphia headed: "America" which has a great account of a customs informer, who: "...The informer was this day seen for the first time since he informed; they seized him, bound him, tarred him from head to foot, feathered him, , led him through the streets, huzzaed him at every Custom house Officer's door, & made a great parade at the Collector's. They then set the poor wretch in the pillory for a quarter of an hour, afterwards carted him, after which they washed the tarry wretch in the mud of one of our docks & then dismissed him." (see) The back page has a report from Bosto... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:14

$48.00
156690

Letter to George Washington re: Owning Slaves Thomas Paine 1797 London Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391877003002

Shown is an original & historic old publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, October, 1797 * Letter to Thomas Paine * Letter to George Washington regarding his keeping of slaves Among the many articles under "Review of New Publications" is: "A Letter to the Infamous Tom Paine, in Answer to His Letter to Gen. Washington, by Peter Porcupine." this is followed by: "Expostulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on His Continuing to be a Proprietor of Slaves, by Edward Rushton". Near the back is news headed: "America, West Indies, etc." with much from the Caribbean, but also a report from Philadelphia concerning the spread of the Yellow Fever (see photos). Lacking all three plates called for. Complete ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:20

$55.00
156641

PRINCESS DIANA's Tragic Death Report 1997 London Newspaper Chased by Paparazzi


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060368696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVER, London, August 31, 1997 (pgs. 1-4, 19-22) * Princess Diana's Tragic Death * Candle in the Wind The six-column, 2-line headline reads: "Di reported dead with Dodi on Paris car crash", with subhead: "Tragedy happens during chase by press", with a large photo and supporting text. The inside has additional coverage and another large photo (see images). Great to have this tragic event in a London newspaper. Included are only pages 1-4 and 19-22, but quite displayable, and in very nice condition.

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:05

$60.00
156612

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372060083150

Shown is an original & historic old periodical, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find an issue containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $50,000 or more in nice condition, here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. The title/contents page of this issue, with a decorative engraving, includes: "Declaration of American Independency 361" referencing the p... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 07:54

$3,995.00
156332

GEORGE WASHINGTON Becomes General & Commander-in-Chief Again 1798 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864676224

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Aug. 20, 1798 * George Washington commissioned by John Adams * Lieutenant general & Commander-in-chief once again The front page has several reports from England, one makes a mention that: "...the sincere desire of the Executive Directory to avert, by every means, the commencement of hostilities between France and America..." with a bit more. Another item reports: "...accounts from America, dated at New York...We are happy to find that the American journals of that date confirm the appointment of General Washington as Lieutenant General and Commander in Chief of the Armies of the United States of America. The greatest preparations are making for war th... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:29

$55.00
156320

Historic Yacht "AMERICA" 1st America's Cup Construction PRINT 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864665197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 15, 1851 * 1st America's Cup close * Construction of yacht "America" The front page contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the American yacht named "America" to be found, captioned: "Yacht Building at New York to Compete with the English Yachts at Cowes". At this early point in its construction it was yet to be named, but it would be called the 'America', the namesake of the famous America's Cup race. Reference to this illustration is made in the August 9 issue, in which it is called the 'America'. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "New American Yacht" which notes in part: "...Her construction is on a novel principle...This... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:12

$137.00
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