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Very Rare 17th Century PROTESTANT 335 Years Old 1682 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949370508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE IMPARTIAL PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, England, Feb. 7, 1681/2 (year is dependent upon which calendar was used at the time) This single-sheet newspaper is a fascinating paper published during this time of struggle between Catholics and Protestants in government. Measures 7 by 11 1/2 inches, very ice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:40

$235.00
160014

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368647

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, Nov. 18, 1718 * Rare title The front page begins with a report noting: "...to get ready...a flotilla for Vera Cruz...whose lading was to be fruit...should not be done till the year 1719 by reason of the superabundance of goods yet remaining in New Spain...these vessels should bring back the returns of fruit & commodities still unsold in the West Indies...". Somewhat uncommon to find reports concerning the "new world" in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:33

$59.00
160013

WAR OF 1812 BEGINS Declaration of War United States vs. Great Britian Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, June 26, 1812 * War of 1812 start * Declaration of war On page 3 near the top of the second column is A Proclamation issued by President James Madison confirming the Congress declaration of war against Great Britain, stating in part: "...Now therefore, I JAMES MADISON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the same..." The Proclamation, dated June 12, 1812, is signed in type: James Madison and James Monroe, the Secretary of State. Previous to the Proclamation is: "An Act issued by Congress Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the dependencies thereof, and the United States of ... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:30

$215.00
159956

Unusual BENJAMIN FRANKLIN False Death Report 2 Years Prior 1788 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948553057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin * False death report Page 2 has a curious item: "Letters are said to have been received from Philadelphia which mention that the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin died there about the middle of January last in the 78th year of his age. Many historian will soon be engaged to delineate his character...one of the most extraordinary any age or country has produced..." with a bit more. Franklin actually died over two years later, in April, 1790. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, small binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:42

$52.00
159955

Rare & Early 18th Century BRITISH 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391948552416

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-MAN, London, May 14, 1715 * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings Quite similar in format to the 'Post-Boy' which we offer, but a much more scarce title. Two nice engravings in the masthead. The front page has various news items with datelines from Genoa, Brussels, Plymouth and the Hague & elsewhere, while the back page is taken up entirely with advertisements save for a report on stock prices. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 13 3/4 inches, very nice condition. A displayable newspaper.

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Ends January 19, 2018 14:41

$82.00
159873

Actor and Director WILLIAM DESMOND TAYLOR Shot Dead Murder 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946059412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1922 * William Desmond Taylor shot dead The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "MOVIE DIRECTOR FOUND MURDERED IN LOS ANGELES" "William Desmond Taylor of The Famous Players Is Shot Dead in His Home" "Jealousy May Be Motive" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside. First report coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: William Desmon... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:02

$52.00
159786

NON-IMPORTATION AGREEMENT People of Boston Hoping it Works 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165807599

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 2, 1769 * Non-Importation agreement Page 2 has a brief item headed: "America" from New York (see), and the back page has a letter from Connecticut to a gentleman in Boston noting: "The public spirited & generous union & conduct of the merchants respecting non-importation are, & deserve to be greatly applauded, & will be had in honorable remembrance to late posterity whether they effect the noble end propos'd or not; though I have no doubt but persisted in a little longer, they will be happy means of procuring America the redress of grievances & freeing her & the Mother Country from the fatal effects of oppressive & arbitrary measures." (see) Eight page... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:07

$38.00
159784

Rare 17th Century NEWSBOOK London 1659 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391944946198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: "THE PUBLICK INTELLIGENCER, Communicating the Chief Occurrences & Proceedings Within the Dominions of England, Scotland, and Ireland: Together with an Account of Affaires from Severall Parts of Europe.", London, August 1, 1659 * Very rare 17th century item Certainly one of the less common newsbooks from the 17th century. Newsbooks were the predecessors of today's newspapers, done in small size with one column yet published on a regular interval & each issue numbered and dated. As the title suggests this issue is filled with news reports from all corners of Europe, most concerning military affairs. This is from the closing period of the English Civil War with various items on the troubles ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:04

$545.00
159635

ROBERT MORRIS United States Superintendent of Finance Resignation 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941915747

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, April 29, 1783 * Robert Morris to resign * U.S. Superintendent of Finance The front page has a nice report from "America" concerning the resignation of the famed patriot Robert Morris from the position of Superintendent of Finance for the fledgling federal government. Included is a letter from him in which he says he will resign on May 1 (see). Page 3 mentions that Congress has granted: "...a very large tract of country in Carolina to the Marquis de la Fayette." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 07, 2018 07:43

$48.00
159626

EARLY Rare 17th Century 335 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1682 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160806316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 19, 1682 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring about 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this w... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:48

$42.00
159609

WILLIAM KNIGHTSMITH English Toastmaster Red Long Tailcoat DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941533241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1932 * William Knightsmith death * Famous English toastmaster * Red long tailcoat fame Page 29 has a one column heading: "KNIGHTSMITH DEAD; LONG TOASTMASTER" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Knightsmith, favorite toastmaster of the royals in England. He introduced the red long tailcoat of modern toastmasters. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 15:20

$38.00
159525

BATTLE OF PRINCETON & Washington Crossing the Delaware 1777 Revolutionary War


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372158861019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1777 * Battle of Princeton - New Jersey * George Washington crossing the Delaware * American Revolutionary War Inside has: "Advices From America" has very nice content, beginning: "Many thousands from the province of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut & Penna. have already come in & claimed the benefit of the late proclamation for his Majesty's free pardon...The congress have put a public affront on Mr. Washington by stating their whole dependence upon Mr. Lee, who they intended to have made their commander in chief..." with more. This is followed by a fine letter with an historic report beginning: "Several skirmishes between the King's troop... See More  

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Ends January 04, 2018 15:28

$270.00
159297

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Irish College Football Coach SIDELINED 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150153183

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1929 * Knute Rockne sidelined with leg problems * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach * World Series of baseball The sport's section page 39 has a two column heading: "Rockne Ill at Home as Notre Dame Team Leaves for Navy; Has Nebraska as Guest". Was this the beginning of his leg problem which lead to him coaching his final year in a wheel chair ? Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the current World Series games between the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Athletics. Complete in 64 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:41

$42.00
159277

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish FOOTBALL Coach LEGS Worsen 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391935086761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1929 * Knute Rockne's infected legs worsen * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * College football The sport's section (page 33) has one column headings: "ROCKNE IS WORSE; INFECTION SPREADS" "Both Legs Are Now Affected, but Coach's Condition Is Not Alarming, Doctor Says" "Notre Dame Mentor Is Likely Not to See His Team Finish Its Schedule" and more. (see) Rockne would die in a airplane crash a little more than a year later. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 27, 2017 15:07

$40.00
158418

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1718 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116262802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 4, 1718 * Rare 18th century title This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 7 by 13 1/4 inches, various foxing, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 24, 2017 14:07

$115.00
159219

Very Early & Rare 18th Century Sport of TENNIS Match Report 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930556420

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 30, 1767 * 18th century tennis Inside has a very early report on the game of tennis, as such are difficult to find in 18th century newspapers. The report notes: "Yesterday the second grand match at tennis was played at the Tennis court, Whitehall, between Macon and Tomkyns, and finally ended; they were to play seven sets, three of which Macon won on Monday last; Tomkyns won the fourth yesterday..." with more (see). Rather detailed. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:29

$48.00
159212

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930548202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, July 17, 1708 * Rare Daniel Defoe periodical * Early 18th century original From research done by the prestigious London rare book firm of Pickering & Chatto, this is: "...one of Daniel Defoe's greatest, but least known, works. The Review covered his many interests, both literary and historical. It had a tiny original print run of just 400, making this a very rare title. Defoe's "Review" played a significant role in the birth of the modern press. It was not so much a newspaper dealing in facts but a journal of opinion and discussion. But in some ways it was itself the most interesting example as it was the first of a new genre: the eigh... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:12

$56.00
159210

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930547178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Gunnision, Colorado, May 11, 1882 * Rare Old West title * Volume 1 issue An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison. This is a volume I issue (number 152) of this early and uncommon title from Colorado. Irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:10

$33.00
159072

Rare CONFEDERATE Charleston SC w/ Battle of Chickamauga 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926654350

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TRI-WEEKLY MERCURY, Charleston, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1863 * From the origin of the Civil War * re. Battle of Chickamauga Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles in the market. Ftpg. war reports include: "Letter From Richmond" "A Raid In The Gulf" "A Yankee View of the Battle of Chickamauga" "The Confederate States--A Nation" "The Situation At Charleston" "The Rebel Rams In England--Will They Be Permitted to Sail..." "Clothing For Our Armies" "The Siege--111th Day" "and more. The bkpg. has mostly non-war reports but also has: "Jenkins' Brigade" "Clothing Four Our Troops" and more. Complete as a single sheet issue, full folio size, good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:44

$125.00
159070

MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT Women's Woman Rights Advocate & Writer BOOK 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136456217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: KENTISH GAZETTE, Winchester, England, April 21, 1795 * Mary Wollstonecraft * Women's rights advocate This newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one being the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. The back page has a brief item mentioned Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the earliest woman's rights advocates, with mention of her most famous book: "The author of the Rights of Women, Mrs. Woolstonecraft, is arrived from France in this country..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:39

$59.00
159068

Very Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICAN PLANTATIONS Nice Masthead Prints 1728 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136454484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, May 23, 1728 * Convicts to American plantations The front page is a terrific item noting: "The government are about contracting with the proper undertakes for transporting the felons, convicts, being about 80 in number, to his Majesty's Plantations in America."." Although it was known that convicts were occasionally shipped off to the American colonies, it is exceedingly rare to find such mention in period newspapers. Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 15 inches, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:36

$225.00
159028

WINSTON CHURCHILL "War Situation" House of Commons SPEECH 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926025359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 12, 1943 * Winston Churchill "War Situation" speech * House of Commons of the United Kingdom * Dwight Eisenhower becomes supreme commander The front page has a two column heading: "Churchill Promises Big Allied Push Coming Soon" with subhead. (see) Also a two column heading reads: "Gen. Eisenhower Heads Allies In North Africa" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much more on World War II. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:58

$40.00
159019

Uncommon WORKING CLASS 1860's London England Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead & PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926016972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: "BRITISH WORKMAN & Friend Of The Sons Of Toil", London, England. This title does not have a date, which is curious, but it is from the early 1860's. * Celebrating the working class of England A fascinating paper which existed to "...promote the health, wealth, & happiness of the working classes." It carries a very graphic front page with a print of "Aaron Arnold & the Two Fatherless Children." The related article is headed: "Celebrated Blacksmiths". A few more unrelated illustrations inside including a nice print of Florence Nightingale distributing 'The British Workman', with an article which includes a letter signed in type by: Florence Nightingale (see) Four pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:40

$29.00
159011

CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean Solo Airplane Flight SUCCESS 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135346303

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1927 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Atlantic Ocean flight success * Triumphal visit to London The front page has a four column headline: "LINDBERGH SEES ENGLISH DERBY RUN; SAILS FOR HOME SATURDAY ON CRUISER; NEW YORK RECEPTION AFTER COOLIDGES" with many subheads. (see) Loads of text continue on page 2 with a related photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:28

$42.00
158989

Great 1927 CHARLES LINDBERGH Transatlantic Airplane Flight England Visit PHOTOS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132453380

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

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:55

$37.00
158925

ANTI-JEWISH RIOTS Pogrom in Britain JEWS re. Sergrants Affair 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131360336

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1947 * Anti-Jewish riots in Britain (pogrom) * re. The Sergeants affair * Manchester & Liverpool * Anti-semitism The top of the front page has a one column heading: "35 ZIONIST LEADERS DETAINED AS BOMB KILLS 3 CONSTABLES" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "ANTI-JEWISH ACTS RECUR IN BRITAIN" with subhead and related photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues t... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:13

$46.00
158923

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131358967

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 14, 1674 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would b... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:11

$47.00
158922

EARLY Rare 17th Century 348 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923382176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 24, 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 a nic... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:10

$52.00
158917

ACTION OF 17 JUNE 1778 Belle Poule & Arethusa Rev. War Naval Battle Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923366154

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23-27, 1778 * Fight of Belle Poule and Arethusa * British and French frigates - 1st naval battle * Action of 17 June 1778 A very notable issue reporting a significant naval event in the Revolutionary War. The front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with letters headed: "Victory, at Sea" which give details of the naval battle between the Belle Poule and Arethusa, being the first naval battle between the British and new American allies the French, in the Revolutionary War (see hyperlink). Significant not only to have this report in a British newspaper, but on the front page. Complete in 16 pages although mostly taken up with legal notices & Parliame... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:44

$125.00
158895

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131223736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1772 * Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most significant report in this issue is the court decision in the James Somersett court case, the slave purchased in Virginia then taken to England, escaped & eventually recaptured. This case ultimately determined that slavery was unsupported in England. This was a landmark slavery case which received wide attention (see the Wikipedia for much more on Somersett & his legal case). The report reads in part: "The Court of King's Bench gave judgment in the case of Somerset the slave, viz. that Mr. Stuart his master had no power to compel him on board a ship or to send him back to the plantations..... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:31

$125.00
158891

Early 1706 Virginia mention THE REHEARSAL London Charles Leslie 1706 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923275391

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE REHEARSAL, London, Oct. 9, 1706 * Rare 18th century title * Quite early mention of Virginia A fine single sheet newspaper which lasted only 6 years. It was published by Charles Leslie, considered a violent controversialist who was virtually inextinguishable. Another source notes: "...in August 1704, he had started, in opposition to the ‘Observator’ and Defoe's ‘Review,’ a periodical entitled ‘The Rehearsal.’ It was published...beginning with 10 April 1706. In form ‘The Rehearsal’ was a lively dialogue between Rehearsal and Observator or Countryman, and, though largely occupied with matters of merely ephemeral interest, afforded Les... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:47

$47.00
158885

BATTLE OF QUEBEC Benedict Arnold & ETHAN ALLEN 1776 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923194942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, (Cambridge), Feb. 22, 1776 * Battle of Quebec - Canada * General Benedict Arnold report * Ethan Allen in captivity * American Revolutionary War The top of the first column begins with a report from Cork that: "...there has been commotions amongst the soldiers who are to embark for America; that a great numbers of them have deserted & that several of the officers who are absent have sent letters to acquaint their officers that they shall not join their regiments to be sent upon so unusual a war, to shed the blood of their countrymen." with more related content. There are additional reports relating to the Revolutionary War on the front page, includin... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:11

$890.00
158868

(2) SAMUEL CHIFNEY Prince of Wales ESCAPE Horse Racing Scandal 1791 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131087099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of issues dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 15, 1791 Samuel Chifney, Sr., was a pioneer of professional horse racing and was the leading jockey of his day. But his career ended in ignominy after a scandal around a ride on the Prince of Wales's horse, Escape. The Oct. 29 issue contains an article: "Fracas at Newmarket", the racing venue where the scandal happened, providing much detail of the event (see hyperlink for much more). The Nov. 15 issue has follow-up information concerning the scandal (see). As a result of this controversy he would die in debtors' prison in London. Each issue is 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 08:45

$59.00
158807

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ John Paul Jones & More 1780 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391921884033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, May 30, 1780 * Revolutionary War * Great masthead On the front page under "London" is part of a letter from Amsterdam stating: "...that several English gentlemen have been in company with the celebrated Paul Jones, who relate that he is proud & haughty, and can talk nothing of sea affairs; however, he has the good manners not to speak disrespectfully of the English; the only reflection he made worthy of committing to paper was this: 'he never did, nor...would accept...a command...for his private advantage...he would be cut to pieces rather than shuffle with his employers to enrich himself, at the expence of his honor.' ". The front page also has a l... See More  

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Ends December 07, 2017 15:37

$435.00
158744

ANTI-JEWISH RIOTS Pogrom in Britain JEWS re. Sergrants Affair 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372128680574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1947 * Anti-Jewish riots in Britain (pogrom) * re. The Sergeants affair * Manchester & Liverpool * Anti-semitism The front page has a one column heading: "HAGANAH AND IRGUN ISSUE NEW THREATS" with subhead. (see) Page 9 has a one column heading: "BRITONS CONTINUE ANTI-JEWISH RIOTS" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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. G... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2017 15:16

$47.00
158674

Great Mid 18th Century SHIP of War Detailed ILLUSTRATION 1748 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372124492107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 * Great ship illustration Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War", with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor". The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well as 17 other features which are listed alphabetically from A to R. A terrific plate for display for any naval history collector, measuring (with the margins), about 8 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. Other items in this issue include: "Description of the Cumberland Coast" which includes a small illustration: "V... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:50

$226.00
158673

Best KING GEORGE III of the United Kingdom SON'S DEATH 1820 London UK Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 25, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the announcement of the death of the 4th son of King George III, the page reading: "Yesterday morning, at ten o'clock; departed this life, at Sidmouth, after a short illness, His Royal Highness Edward Duke of Kent and Strathern, His Majesty's fourth son, to the great grief of all the Royal Family." The remainder of the ftpg. has notices concerning the official mourning (see). Ironically, King George III would die just six days later. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:48

$138.00
158672

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


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? A terrific issue on the funeral for King George III with a ftpg. announcement: "The interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty, of Blessed Memory, took place in the Royal Chapel of St. George, withi9nt the Castle of Windsor, on Wednesday evening the 16th instant. An account of the solemnities observed upon that melancholy occasion will appear to-morrow morning in a Supplement to this Gazette." And included is that "Supplement", a six page edition with each bordered in wide mourning rules and providing considerable detail on the funeral procession (see photos). This would be the... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:46

$227.00
158661

JOHN WILKES Radical Supporter of Americans 1768 Pre Revolutionary War Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768 * John Wilkes - radical * Pre Revolutionary War The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's. Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such friends to liberty that they will receive with the most heart felt pleasure the news we give them this week that Mr. Wilkes, the great assertor of the liberties of this country, is now restored to all the rights & privileges of it, of which he has been long deprived by an illegal proceeding...". John Wilkes was a radical membe... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:32

$135.00
158613

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1780 Old Original Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 2, 1780 Page 2 has most of a column taken up with various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, a few items including: "...that Monsieur de Ternay sailed from France with 6000 troops but that so many died on their passage that when he came to effect a landing on Rhode Island he did not disembark more than 4000. That Washington was making a show of forming magazines & had collected as large a body of forces as possible, but that his army was made up of men of all ages & conditions & was but little to be depended upon. That Gen. Clinton had taken with him 10,000 men & after having embarked them and proceeded...to the extreme point of Long Island..." ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:11

$57.00
158537

Very Early TELEVISION TV Invention Tests John Logie Barid 1927 Old NYC Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1927 * John Baird - father of television * TV in it's infancy - inventions The front page has one column headings that include: "NOCTOVISOR REVEALS FACE 200 MILES OFF" "Baird, Inventor, Sends His Own Image from Leeds to London for the New York Times" and more. (see) A very significant report during the founding of television, an invention which would change not only the worlds of entertainment & communication forever, but society as well. A significant issue for any collector of television history. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2017 14:31

$44.00
158417

Rare CONVICTS SENT TO AMERICA Plantations 1725 Old Whitehall London Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHITEHALL EVENING-POST, London, Sept. 7, 1725 * Rare 18th century title * Convicts to America This is the earliest issue of this title we have offered. The front page has a nice item: "Yesterday in the evening four young follows, order's for transportation, were brought from Reading jail to Newgate, in order to be sent with the next convicts to the American Plantations." A rare report of convicts being sent to America. Page 3 has a nice print of the: "Great Formidable Eclipse of the Moon, Oct. 10, 1725", with one-third of the page blank Three-quarters of the back page is blank. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on the ftpg., 8 by 10 inches, bit of minor raggednes... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:06

$144.00
158405

President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Election Victory 1st Report 1864 Civil War Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln elected president (2nd term) * 1st report plus Civil War reporting A very significant & displayable issue on Lincoln's second election as President, with the top of the first column having heads including: "THE VICTORY" "Lincoln Re-Elected" "He Has Nearly All The States" "All New England For Him" "New-York Close But Pretty Sure" "New Jersey For McClellan" "Pennsylvania Union on Home Vote" "Delaware And Maryland Union" "The West All Right" "Copperheads Nowhere." Most of the balance of the ftpg. is taken up with charges of votes by ward, plus results in other towns as well. Complete in 8 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:41

$410.00
158401

HARVARD-YALE REGATTA Boat Race Rowing Thames River New London CT 1927 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1927 * Harvard-Yale Regatta boat race * Rowing races - Thames River The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HARVARD CREW BEATS YALE IN VARSITY RACE FIRST TIME SINCE 1920 AS 90,000 WATCH" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 9 with banner headline, two photos and stats. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:35

$40.00
158308

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1780 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Most of an inside page is taken up with an interesting letter "To the Printer" which concerns the situation in America, with talk of what independence might mean to the colonies. Portions include: "The more the subject of American affairs is considered, the more necessary & important will the representation of the Colonies in Parliament appear...each colony would, their independence supposed, have a separate interest which must continually produce continual wars between them..." and so much more (see for the beginning). A back page report talks about tobacco having arrived i... See More  

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Ends November 23, 2017 06:53

$45.00
158287

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish Football 1ST HOME LOSS 23 Years Rockne 1928 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 18, 1928 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish football * 1st home loss in 23 years * Coach Knute Rockne The front page of this section has a one column heading: "NOTRE DAME BEATEN BY CARNEGIE, 27-7" with subheads and lineups. (see) This was Notre Dame's first defeat on there home field in 23 years. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 13:10

$38.00
158225

Very Rare 17th Century 1666 London Newspaper w/ English Civil War Conspirators


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26-30, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * English Civil War conspirators This is a very early issue (issue #48) of the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started just the previous year in 1665. And this is a pre "Great Fire" of London issue, which was reported in the issues of early September, 1666. The ftpg. is mostly taken up with various European reports, mostly with a military theme. The bkpg. is similar, although there is a report which takes over one-third of the 2nd column which begins: "At the sessions in the Old Bailey, John Rathbone an old Army Colonel, William Saunders, Henry Tucker, Thomas Flint, Thomas Evans, J... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:29

$156.00
158177

ARA PARSEGHIAN Brings Notre Dame Football Back to Glory 1964 Sporting Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPORTING NEWS, November 7, 1964 * Coach Ara Parseghian * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * NCAA College Football The front page has a headline that reads: "Irish Agog Over Ara's Victory March" with subhead and photo. (see) This was Parseghian's first year as coach of the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. The article reports that he is bringing Notre Dame football back to glory. Other sporting news of the day throughout with many photos. Complete with all 40 pages, some tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:11

$40.00
158174

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


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, November 26, 1674 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would b... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:05

$47.00
158128

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908720283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, March 19, 1937 * New London, Texas school explosion The front page has a banner headline: "500 Bodies Taken From School Ruins" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the New London School explosion. Other news, sports, advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:44

$40.00
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