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164978

1st BALLOONING PRINT Jean-Pierre Blanchard & Peter the Wild Boy 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077829632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1785 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * 1st English Channel crossing print * "Peter the Wild Boy" Perhaps the most notable content is the foldout plate with various images, the largest of which is a terrific engraving of: "The Flight of M. Blanchard and Dr. Jeffries from Dover Castle" to France, as noted at the bottom of the title/contents page. This was the very first crossing of the English Channel by balloon, and could well be the earliest image of any balloon flight to appear in any periodical. A related article with much detail on the flight is found in the January issue. Included is an article which references the first American Episcopal bishop... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:23

$128.00
164977

Historic LIBERTY BELL Erected in Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1753 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077829193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July 1753 * The Liberty Bell is erected in Philadelphia (historic) * Water color bird print Near the back of this issue is a terrific--yet inconspicuous--report which is part of various news items under the heading: "America" and dateline of "Philadelphia, May 10" reading: "Last week was raised and fixed, in the State-House Steeple, the great bell, weighing 2080 lb. cast here, with this inscription, 'Proclaim liberty throughout all the land, to the inhabitants thereof'". This is how they reported the installation of which would become known as the Liberty Bell. Terrific item from long before it would become a treasured piece of American history! Addition... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:22

$215.00
164976

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." w... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:21

$172.00
164975

(2) HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st 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.” There are two reports of this ship's ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:20

$77.00
164959

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Indians Attack Family 18th Century 1792 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077821200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1792 * Early Native Americans - Indians Near the back is three-quarters of a page of news headed: "America" mostly taken up with a very detailed and exciting account of a family attacked by Indians, noting how the mother and children were able to fend off the invaders not once but twice (see). A few other bits as well. Included are all 3 plates called for, one of which shows both sides of 3 coins. Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:59

$34.00
164957

DANIEL WEBSTER "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever" SPEECH 1830 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358980854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1830 * Daniel Webster: "...liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable!" Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman during the nation's Antebellum Period. Webster's desire to see the Union preserved and conflict averted led him to search out compromises designed to stave off the sectionalism that threatened war between the North and South. Webster tried three times to achieve the Presidency; all three bids failed, the final one in part because of his compromises. Similarly, Webster's efforts to steer the nation away from civil war toward a definite peace ultimately proved futile. Despite this, Webster came to be esteemed for these ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:56

$60.00
164946

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Jamaica rpt. 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077813820

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 3, 1720 * Rare title A very handsome newspaper with 3 very ornate engravings near the top of the front page. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a report of the governor of Jamaica to the political Assembly of the island (see for portions). Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:37

$52.00
164908

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom Death FUNERAL 1820 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons of Peers...who propose to assist at the interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty King George the Third, of Blessed Memory...are requested to signify their intention..." with more (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:28

$47.00
164905

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372356271995

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 23 has one column headings: " MISS EARHART SLIPS FROM HOST TO FLY" "Eager for the Air, She Takes Off at Croydon, Handling Controls Herself" and more. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Interesting report here as she wanted to prove to the public that she could fly a airplane herself. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's l... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:21

$52.00
164887

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076100478

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 August 01, 2018 15:18

$38.00
164880

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355285712

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 August 01, 2018 15:10

$455.00
164879

Siege BATTLE OF BUDA Holy League vs. Ottoman Empire HUNGARY Rare 1686 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076094855

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 2, 1686 * The Battle of Buda (modern day Budapest) Considerable coverage of the Battle of Buda (fought between the Holy League and the Ottoman Empire) can be found on the the back leaf, taking all of one column and a portion of another. Reports given are from Buda, Vienna, and Brussels. Additional coverage of the overall conflict can be found on the front page as well. Due to the early date, it is quite hard to find contemporary reports on this notable event in history. A single-sheet issue, slightly close-trimmed at the top (with no loss of text), overall good. See images for details.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:08

$95.00
164877

1668 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355281186

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 16, 1668 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had The reverse has a report from "Waymouth" stating that: "Several vessels arriving here from Nants, inform us of a vessel of Dartmouth putting in there...from Newfoundland, affirming, that the English Fishery in those parts, had met with a more than usual plenty of Fish, and were in probability of making a quick and advantageous voyage." Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, good condition, trimmed a bit close along the right margin.

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:05

$82.00
164876

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076092144

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, March 14, 1768 * Pro-British American publication Inside has a report from Providence that: "...this colony...have appointed a committee to draw up an address to his Majesty & write to the Ministry & our Agent relative to the peculiar hardships & distresses the colonies are not labouring under." Other various news of the day from both Europe and the colonies. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches, very nice condition. A fine opportunity for a colonial Boston newspaper at a very reasonable price. This newspaper published only briefly from December 21, 1767 until 1770. The publishers, John Mein and John Fleeming, were both from Scotland. The Chronicle was a Loyalist pa... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:04

$147.00
164875

Best Battle SIEGE OF FORT TICONDEROGA Revolutionary War Burgoyne 1777 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372355279281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, August 27, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory The front page has: "...a correct & authentic distribution of the British forces under the command of Sir William Howe, from an officer of distinction just arrived from New York." with a nice accounting of the troops (see photos). This is followed by an interesting item noting: "The paper currency of the American Congress is disgraced with an emblematical etching that is the most striking comment on their treasonable & rebellious principles..." with a description (see). Page 2 has a detailed account of military events in New Jersey (see) in a ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:03

$465.00
164827

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347581343

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 July 25, 2018 15:30

$4,350.00
164751

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343300378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:09

$83.00
164717

LOCH NESS MONSTER Nessie Monster Scotland Lake HUNTED 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342351029

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 22, 1938 * Loch Ness Monster hunted * Nessie mystery widens Certainly one of the more notable monster or creature searches in recent times is the Loch Ness Monster. Debate continues as to its existence. The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "TRAIL OF 'MONSTER' SEEN IN SCOTLAND" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning, some archival mending at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:52

$40.00
164690

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372341297227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 21, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 500 Negro slaves killed in battle * Report on the great plague (rare) The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. The back page includes a report noting in part: "...from the Barbados...differing in their accounts of some particulars, affirm in the generall, that on the 23 of Aprill last, the Lord Willougby, Governor of the Caribee Islands...take aboard them 700 souldiers & to carry them to St. Christophers for the assistance of the English colony who had some apprehensions of the French design upon them...they calling at Antego...the inhabitants informed them... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2018 15:15

$255.00
164661

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340303481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy * George Washington 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, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, ver... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:36

$42.00
164634

Captain JAMES COOK Voyage Discoveries w/ MAP Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336940060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1776 * Captain James Cook * Discoveries map * Great year to have (1776) This issue includes a lengthy article (3+ pages) on Captain Cook and the: "Resolution's Voyage on Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere". Accompanying this article is a rare full page map titled: "Part of the Tropical Discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook in 1774, Referred to in p. 119" and page 119 is the mentioned article. The map measures 5 by 8 1/4 inches, is a bit irregular at the right margin and close-trimmed at the bottom affecting the border but not the map. Another unrelated map is called for but is lacking. Lengthy text on: "Account of the Proceedings of ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:45

$380.00
164629

PATNA MASSACRE Indian & Johnson Hall Native Americans Indians 1764 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392065578051

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 16, 1764 An inside page has a letter: "...from Ispamahad" in India, which mentions the Patna Massacre. The same page has: "...a letter from Johnson Hall, America..." which concerns trouble with Indians, including: "I have now upon service 400 friendly Indians who will be able to free your province from the incursions of the Delawares. The Senecas have been so greatly alarmed at the bodies of Indians sent out...". Also another letter datelined "New York" concerning a skirmish with Indians (see). There is also a report from the New York Mercury containing a letter which references the Treaty of Peace of Feb. 10, 1764 (see). Another page has: "Letters from New Yor... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:42

$43.00
164622

GALLANT FOX Triple Crown KENTUCKY DERBY Churchill Downs HORSE Race1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336931607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 18, 1930 * Gallant Fox race horse * Triple crown of horse racing... Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) A three column front page headline announces: "GALLANT FOX, SANDE UP, WINS KENTUCKY DERBY AND PURSE OF $50,725" with subheads and photo of jickey Earl Sande. The front page of the sports section (inside) has a great banner headline: "GALLANT FOX WINS KENTUCKY DERBY AT CHURCHILL DOWNS" with subheads (see). The complete issue, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Gallant Fox (March 23, 1927 - November 13, 1954) was a United States Thoroughbred horseracing champion. Born at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky by Sir Gallahad III out of the mare Marguer... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:31

$64.00
164589

Rare THE BEATLES First 1st Mention in America Beatlemania FAB 4 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064937764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 4, 1963 * The Beatles 1st heard of in America ? * Beatlemania about to strike the U.S. This is a rather historic issue for any Beatles collectors, as this is the very first mention of The Beatles in the prestigious New York Times newspaper. See the photo for the page 28 report headed: "Return Of The Beatles" which reports on their return to London from a trip to Sweden, noting the crowd of screaming teenagers for this group which would almost single-handedly change the face of the music industry forever. The report notes "...but the hero worship... was for the Beatles, a Liverpool popular song group that is the rage of British youngsters...". Interesting in that th... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:25

$88.00
164582

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064931129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaza, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his Lips Close at her Ear" and "Remember What I Told You about Launcelot Li... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:18

$300.00
164579

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman Aviator 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064926731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1928 * Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history * Flight across the Atlantic Ocean * Airplane "Friendship" Page 26 has a one column heading: "MISS EARHART HAILS AMERICAN AIR PLANS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Amelia Earhart being the guest of honor in England just after her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. Note: While the major historic events in Amelia Earhart's life can be read about through multiple venues (books, newspapers, magazines, etc.), many of the more obscure events can only be found within a handful (at most) of da... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:13

$39.00
164429

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328856181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, April 27, 1689 * Very rare 17th century title The year of this issue is printed in the dateline of the lead article on the front page, as the dateline contains only the month and day. This is issue #14 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots and English. Much of the front page is taken up with: "The Act for the Levying Horse for the Security of the Kingdom" datelined at Edinburgh. Various reports carry over to the back page, including: "...the Viscount of Dundee having fled to the North parts of this Kingdom with about 80 horse, a strong detachm... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 07:36

$178.00
164419

CHAUNCEY OLCOTT Irish-American Actor Songwriter Singer DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060321939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1932 * Chauncey Olcott death * Actor, songwriter & singer Page 15 has a one column heading: "CHAUNCEY OLCOTT, BALLARD SINGER, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Chauncey Olcott, Irish-American stage actor, songwriter and singer.I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, Light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:24

$42.00
164388

BATTLE OF FONTENOY War of the Austrian Succession - France Victory 1745 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326993674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1745 There is a half page headed: "Plantation News" with reports from Boston, New York, and Jamaica. The New York report notes offer of a reward: "...to all privateers who shall take or destroy any enemy's privateer on their coast between Cape Henlopen and the east end of Long Island...". Among many articles in this issue are: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards & French" which takes nearly two pages and has mention of action off the coast of America; "On the late Battle at Fontenoy" "Bravery of the Duke of Cumberland at Tournay" "Of the Victory Obtained by the Prussians in Silesia" "Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets Overturn'd" "A Farther Account of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:30

$42.00
164387

BATTLE OF QUEBEC the Plains of Abraham Canada - Seven Years' War 1759 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326990035

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1759 * Battle of the Plains of Abraham * Capture of Quebec, Canada This issue contains a terrific & very detailed account of the Battle of Quebec, headed: "Operations of the Army Before Quebec" and "Authentic Accounts of the Proceedings Before Quebec", taking seven pages of text and includes the "Articles of Capitulation Agreed on Between Gen. Townshend & M. DeRamzay, commander of Quebec" (see photos for portions). But the prime item is the very nice & rather rare full page plate titled: "A Map of the Island of Orleans with the Environs of Quebec" which shows much detail (see). The map measures 5 by 8 inches and is in great condition. T... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:26

$210.00
164385

TOWER BRIDGE Bascule & Suspension Thames River OPENS Print 1894 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059706951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 4, 1894 The front page of this issue the illustration "Opening of the New Tower Bridge, London" which has an accompanying article and two additional illustrations within the issue. Also in the issue is: "Grant's Calculating Machine"; "The New Lift Bridge, Halsted Street, Chicago"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:23

$32.00
164318

EARLY Rare 17th Century 349 Years Old Post Great Plague Era RARE 1668 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372322146977

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 4, 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 a ni... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2018 15:19

$52.00
164290

ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE College Football & Notre Dame-Army Rivalry 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321786936

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only. November 14, 1937 * Alabama Crimson Tide * NCAA college football * Notre Dame fighting Irish Page 6 of this section has a three column headline that reads: "Alabama Close to Title" with subheads that include: "Late Drive Wins For Alabama, 7-0", "Kilgrow's Short Pass to Warren in Final Period Beats Georgia Tech" and more with lineups. Alabama would go on to win the SEC that year. Many other college football game coverage including the famed Notre Dame-Army rivalry of that era. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2018 07:41

$38.00
164280

FLORENCE DUGDALE Writer Novelist Thomas Hardy Wife DEATH 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321190928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1937 * Florence Dugdale death (1st report) * Children's stories writer - Thomas Hardy wife The top of page 17 has a one column photo of Florence Dugdale with heading: "MRS. THOMAS HARDY WIDOW OF NOVELIST" with subheads that include: "Dies at 56 in England, Where She Spent Years Writing Husband's Biography" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:46

$37.00
164278

The HAGGADAH Details - Passover & Other Jewish Festivals - 1878 NYT 1st Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321187789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1878 * Jewish Festivals & Rituals * 1st NYT mention of The Haggadah Service with details * The Passover, The Sabbath Day, The Feast of Tabernacles Background: In 1840, as a partial response to what is now called the Damascus Blood Libel (accusation against the Jews regarding their rituals/practices), the London Times printed a detailed description of the Passover Feast (Haggadah). This has become a highly sought after collectible. Fast forward 38 years to our offering... Page 8 of this issue has considerable details regarding various Jewish holy days, rituals, and festivals, which include: The Passover (Feast of Unleavened Bread), The Sabbath Day, The Feas... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:42

$225.00
164261

Queen Charlotte & King George III Marriage & Coronation - 1761 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320175166

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1761 (a two issue set) * Princess Charlotte Of Mecklemberg & King George III * Marriage & Coronation in an authentic British publication * Charlotte becomes 1st Black Royal (?) - see note below The August issue has: details, songs, and plates related to the marriage and Coronation of William III and Charlotte, Princess Mecklemberg. Also included is a detailed historical account (taking nearly 8 pages) of the Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary, from 1685, which mentions their Coronation being used as the precedent for the coming Coronation. Articles included welcome the soon to be Queen, and mention of her pending arrival. Plates c... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:36

$225.00
164232

Queen Charlotte of England Death Report 1818 (Possibly) 1st Black Royal


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054659783

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1818 * The death of Queen Charlotte of England * 1st black royal (?) The first 3 pages report on the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of England. Considerable details regarding her life and lineage are provided. The pages are black-bordered with mourning rules. See images for details. Reports from throughout the world are found throughout. Although some of the pages are close-trimmed at the bottom, there is no loss of text, and the issue is overall in very good condition. Note: Although never formally recognized as such, it is believed that Queen Charlotte, like Meghan Markle - the now-titled Duchess of Sussex, was also of mixe... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:49

$95.00
164207

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Early America 1720 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054199405

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Jan. 3, 1720 * Rare title The top of the bkpg. has news on ship arrivals & departures including: "...and the Anne Galley, both from Virginia; the Mary from Jamaica; and the Lawrence from New-England." Also a report: "Thomas Tickell Esq., is appointed Secretary of Virginia, in the room of William Cock Esq., deceas'd." Single sheet, nice red tax stamp on the bkpg., three handsome engravings on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:21

$49.00
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
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
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
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
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


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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
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
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