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153516

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920048485

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

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:38

$175.00
153511

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754110916

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

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:28

$87.00
153510

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391754109397

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

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:26

$130.00
153509

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920036651

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

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:24

$58.00
153420

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371916780839

Shown are 3 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 28, 1674, April 29, 1686 & April 24, 1699 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had * 3 issues from the last 3 decades of the 17th century This publication is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And these are very early, genuine issues. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, these are complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. Each issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dat... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:21

$115.00
153305

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745813709

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

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:17

$97.00
153284

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742635173

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

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:59

$35.00
153267

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391742606278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1936 * Edward VIII ascends the throne * King of the United Kingdom * King George V death The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EDWARD VII IS PROCLAIMED, RECEIVES FEALTY OF NATION; GEORGE'S FUNERAL TUESDAY" with subheads. (see) Much more inside with related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2017 13:07

$35.00
153216

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391740692357

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

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Ends April 28, 2017 14:16

$37.00
153077

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391735850827

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

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Ends April 21, 2017 15:34

$42.00
153036

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Taxes for Defense 1775 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898179626

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

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:45

$45.00
153015

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Naval Commander & Pirate ? DEATH 1792 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733952826

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1792 * John Paul Jones death - pirate ? * Revolutionary War naval commander * "Father of the American Navy" By far, the most interesting item in this issue is the obituary for John Paul Jones. As can be seen in the report he does not get good press in this British publication (not surprisingly), with portions including: "At Paris, in the utmost poverty, the celebrated Paul Jones. This noted desperado appeared first in the cause of America in April 1778...intent to burn & plunder that town [Whitehaven]...His memorable action with the brave Capt. Pearson of the Serapis, who became his prize...In December, 1783, he arrived in London from Paris..." with... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:02

$98.00
152991

H. H. ASQUITH Liberal Prime Minister of United Kingdom DEATH 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731013964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1928 * H. H. Herbert Henry Asquith death * 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith * Liberal Prime Minister of United Kingdom The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LORD ASQUITH DIES ON ENGLISH ESTATE; PREMIER 8 YEARS" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside. 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 to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Give... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:58

$34.00
152989

GEORGE V King of the United Kingdom & India FUNERAL Burial 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391731009129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 29, 1936 * George V funeral & burial * King of the United Kingdom The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEORGE V IS BURIED WITH REGAL POMP AS NATION GRIEVES" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 9 with five related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than indi... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2017 14:48

$33.00
152956

Cost of AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Post Revolutionary War 1783 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894405000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, May 29, 1783 The front page has a very detailed account of a ship being pirated on its way from Boston to France (see). The back page has a bit noting; "So that the Americans have obtained their purpose of Independence, and gone through the whole Seven Years War for about one half the sum of money that one year of the same war cost England. It is true, there are particular debts in each state, but they are local & distinct from the public debt, & owing to the depreciation and total failure of the paper money, are looked upon as mere bagatelles." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:17

$35.00
152932

JOHN BURGOYNE British General Death & King Louis XVI of France 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729780537

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 22, 1792 * King Louis XVI of France * General John Burgoyne death Front page has: "Proclamation, By The King Of The Frenchmen, Upon The Dangers Of The Country", signed in type: Louis. Page 2 has a Proclamation signed in type: Louis. Listed among the deaths on pg. 3 is: "In London, Lieut.-Gen. Burgoyne". Page three has a nice ad by Josiah Flagg, junior, Surgeon Dentist. The ad includes many details about Flagg's dental services. Note: According to "Famous First Facts", Flagg was the "first native-born American" dentist. Four pages, foxing, an archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:29

$47.00
152921

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON First 1st Inauguration as President 1789 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729758421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 * President George Washington * First inauguration (historic) Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon. Here is a nice report of this significant event found on page 2, datelined: "Extract of a Letter from New York, dated May 1" with the text giving more details on the inauguration than is found in many American newspapers. See the photos below for the complete report, with portions reading: "Yesterday took place...a ceremony of the i... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:02

$965.00
152918

GORDON BENNET CUP Automobile Car Race Racing KILDARE IRELAND 1903 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894046323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1903 * James Gordon Bennett Cup - automobile race * Athy, County Kildare, Ireland The top of the front page has a two column headline: "DASH OF THE AUTOMOBLISTS OVER THE IRISH COURSE TODAY" with subheads. (See) First report coverage on the beginning of the Gordon-Bennett Cup. Eight pages, light toning, some margin wear,mostly along the spine, must be handled with care.

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Ends April 15, 2017 07:55

$37.00
152912

T. E. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA Revolt & WWI Fame Returns to England 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894021397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1929 * T. E. Lawrence returns to England * World War I - Arab Revolt & more fame The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lawrence of Arabia Hides in London; Flees Reporters on Arriving From India" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition, a few binding slits along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 15, 2017 07:33

$44.00
152910

SMOOT-HAWLEY TARIFF ACT President Herbert Hoover Signs into Law 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371893507890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, June 18, 1930 * Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act * The great depression era * President Herbert Hoover signs The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Hoover Signs Tariff Bill; Takes Effect at Midnight; Revises Eight Year Old Rates" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning at the margins, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 14, 2017 15:53

$37.00
152859

SAMUEL KINKEAD World War I Fighter Ace RAF Airplane KILLED 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391727627873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1928 * Aviator Samuel Kinkead killed * South African fighter ace * High Speed Flight RAF The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH FLIER DIES IN PLUNGE INTO SEA; SOUGHT SPEED MARK" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 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, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. wikipedia notes: I... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:21

$34.00
152711

1st BALLOONING FLIGHT to Stratosphere Auguste Piccard 1931 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885902712

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, May 28, 1931 * 1st ballooning flight into the stratosphere * Auguste Piccard & Paul Kipfer The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Balloonists Land Safely After Ten Mile Altitude Flight Into Stratosphere" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the very 1st balloon flight to reach the stratosphere. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, some tiny binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1930, an interest in ballooning, and a curiosity about the upper atmosphere led him to design a spherical, pressurized aluminum gondola that would allow ascent to great altitude without requirin... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:22

$38.00
152699

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885885810

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CURRENT INTELLIGENCE, London, July 23, 1666 * Very early title * The Great Plague This is a very rare title as it lasted for only 24 issues, ending publication when the Great Fire of London struck in September of 1666. It was founded by famed publisher Henry Muddiman who was involved in several early publications including the first 2 issues of the London Gazette, eventually founding this newspaper as a competitor to it (format was virtually identical) but it never revived after the printing house was destroyed by the Great London Fire. News reports of the day from various European cities plus an item from Norwich noting that 85 had died the past week from the Plague, plus another 20... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:55

$368.00
152697

18th century 1752 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885879373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Act of Parliament, London, 1752 * 18th century original document Has a full title page with an engraving of the royal coat-of-arms as well as the date (see photos). This is: "An Act for the more effectual securing Mines of Black Lead from Theft and Robbery." which takes nearly 4 pages. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, in great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:52

$43.00
152692

Very Rare 18th Century MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE London England 1710 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885869568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, May 29, 1710 * Rare title A very uncommon title from England, four pages with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, wide margins, and a rare opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:41

$34.00
152644

JOHN HANCOCK American Revolution Patriot Statesman Governor DEATH 1793 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391721736276

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1793 * John Hancock death (1st report) * American revolution patriot * Declaration of Independence fame Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock. Perhaps it is not unexpected that the death of this notable person, who had been such a thorn in the side of England during the years immediately preceding and during the Revolutionary War would be given such trivial notice in this magazine. The report comes under the heading: "Deaths" and reads, amongst many others, "At Boston, in New England,... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2017 08:35

$58.00
152605

British Surrender at Saratoga New York JOHN BURGOYNE Letter 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718945436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Nov. 26, 1779 * General John Burgoyne letter * Surrender at Saratoga, New York Most of the front page is taken up with: "A Reply to Lieut. General Burgoyne's Letter to his Constituents" which begins: "After your surrender to the American army...you expressed your 'confidence' in the justice of the King...to support the general they had thought proper...Sensible of having lost an army, of having depressed the hopes of your country, or having elated the spirit of her enemies..." with much more concerning his historic surrender at Saratoga (see for portions). There is a stain in this report which affects about 15 words (see). Elsewhere is a note: "...that ... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:18

$54.00
152603

Rare 17th Century ENGLAND 1647 Newsbook During English Civil War King Charles I


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881160122

Shown is an original & historic old newsbook, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS ELENCTICUS, London, March 15-22, 1647 [1648 by today's calendar]. * Very rare mid-17th century periodical * English Civil War - Charles I of England An exceedingly rare newsbook (predecessor of today's newspapers) from during the English Civil War. This is the very first issue of this title we have been able to offer. The full title as seen in the photo is: "MERCURIUS ELENCTICUS. Communicating the unparallell'd proceedings at Westminster, the Head-quarters, and other Places, discovering their Designes, reproving their Crimes, and advising the Kingdome." Information as provided on the internet notes this title was published by Sir George Wharton, who took the pen name George Nawo... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:15

$1,265.00
152602

Rare & early 18th Century LONDON ENGLAND w/ Red Tax Stamp 1717 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881159407

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING POST, London, Jan. 12, 1717 A very handsome issue which has a very interesting & unusual format. Much news from Europe on pages 1 and 2, with print only only half of page 3 with a banner heading: "POSTSCRIPT" with several more news items as well as a nice red tax stamp (see). The back page is entirely blank. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, 8 1/4 by 10 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:14

$57.00
152600

JUDY GARLAND Actress Singer Vaudville "Wizard Of Oz" Fame DEATH 1969 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881157894

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, June 24, 1969 (last digit lost in masthead due to label removal. Is seen at the too of pages 2, 3 & 4) * Actress singer Judy Garland death * "Wizard of Oz" fame Page 2 has a brief & somewhat inconspicuous report: "Judy Garland Dies Suddenly in London" (see). Great to have the death report of this acting legend in this movie-themed newspaper. Four pages, tiny binding holes at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:11

$38.00
152599

NORTHWEST PASSAGE to Pacific Ocean Exploration Captain Wilder 1772 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881157098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 1, 1772 * Northwest Passage to Pacific Ocean The back page has an extract of a letter from Capt. Wilder who commanded a group hoping to discover the Northwest Passage. Details concerning their journey which sailed as far as 69 degrees 11 min. with mention of Hudson Bay, Churchill, Cape Hope, & Wager River. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:10

$38.00
152571

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880433589

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776 * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegi... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:40

$475.00
152570

Rare CONVICTS TO AMERICA & Early James Oglethorpe Pre Georgia 1728 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718092640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) * Early James Oglethorpe * Convicts to America Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a ship in order for their being transported 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. Also of note is a great, early item on James Olgethorpe before his founding of the ... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:39

$275.00
152546

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718045172

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Oct. 28, 1814 * Discussing peace terms * USS Wasp vs. HMS Reindeer The entire front page is taken up with: "THE INSTRUCTIONS" from the President to the foreign ministers on negotiating a peace with England to end the War of 1812. This lengthy text carries over to pages 2 and 4 where are included 7 documents each signed in type: James Monroe. Other war content includes: "Capture of The Reindeer" being the "Official Account" by Capt. J. Blakely of the U.S.S. Wasp. Also: "Late from New Orleans" "Latest from U.S. Sloop of War Peacock" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some ink smudges, good condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:59

$47.00
152519

Very Rare THE GREAT PLAGUE ENDS ? Queen of England Court Returns 1665 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371879601891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1665 * The Great Plague is Over ? * Queen Henrietta Maria returns * Earliest of newspapers to be had A very early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665, and is still publishing today. This date is actually from 1666 as at the time they used the Julian calendar, the year changing in late March. But this is a very early issue of this title being just the 5th issue published. The back page actually has reference to the Great Plague & the return of the Royal Court to London, with: "This afternoon Her Majesty arrived here in two dayes from Oxford, in a perfect health, to the great content and j... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2017 16:45

$410.00
152314

Rare PRO BRITISH Pre Revolutionary War Tensions 1768 Colonial Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873475262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768 * Pro-British American publication * Boston is causing trouble The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War. All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony of the Massachusetts...upon this question--Whether to Surrender the charter, or suffer judgment to go against it?" (see), and further on is: "The Speech of His Excellency William Tryon...Commander in Chief in & over the Province of North Carolina". Other politically-related reports as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:20

$167.00
152279

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish College Football w/ Coach KNUTE ROCKNE 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371872593541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 14, 1928 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Head coach Knute Rockne * NCAA college football The front page of this section has a one column heading: "117,000 SEE NAVY BOW TO NOTRE DAME" with subheads and lineups. (see) This was when Knute Rockne was head coach. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:29

$28.00
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KNUTE ROCKNE Named Head Coach NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish Football 1918 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870113196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1918 * Knute Rockne named head coach * Note Dame Fighting Irish * NCAA college football Here is a terrific report for any Notre Dame fan. A small one column headlines near the bottom of page 12 announces: "NEW NOTRE DAME COACH" "Rockne Appointed to Succeed Harper as Athletic Director" which tells of the hiring of Knute Rockne as the new coach for the Fighting Irish. Rockne would put Notre Dame on the map as a football powerhouse. Searches in other newspapers for this report were unsuccessful, giving us reason to believe the Times was one of just a few newspapers to report this event. The complete 22 page issue, 3 binding holes at the blank spine margin, ... See More  

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:02

$265.00
152169

BOBBY JONES Wins British Open Golf Championship Grand Slam 2 of 4 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868232724

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WASHINGTON OBSERVER, Washington, Pennsylvania, June 21, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins British Open * Year of the grand slam victory (2nd of 4) * Royal Liverpool Golf Club - Wirral, England The front page has a small photo of Bobby Jones with caption: "Wins British Title". Page 8 has a nice banner headline: "Bobby Jones Captures British Open Championship" with subheads. This would be the year of his famous grand slam of golf achievement. Twelve pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:32

$45.00
152154

Rare 17th Century LONDON England Benjamin Harris Imprint 1679 Old UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705845602

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PROTESTANT (DOMESTICK) INTELLIGENCE, OR NEWS BOTH FROM CITY AND COUNTRY, London, England, March 5, 1679 * Rare 17th century periodical Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a newspaper by Benjamin Harris. Harris was the first newspaper publisher in the colonies, having published "Public Occurrences Both Foreign & Domestick" in Boston in 1690. It lasted for only one issue. Before emigrating to the colonies, he published this newspaper in London, but he was eventually put in jail and upon release headed for the colonies. A fine opportunity for a Harris imprint (his name appears at the bottom of the back page). This single sheet issue is untrimmed with wide margins and is in great c... See More  

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Ends March 17, 2017 15:59

$390.00
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CATO STREET CONSPIRACY British Cabinet Murder Attempt EXECUTIONS 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391704876385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 17, 1820 * Cato Street Conspiracy * British cabinet ministers * Conspirators executions Page 2 has 2 columns taken up with: "The Executions in England" with considerable detail & a prefacing paragraph which includes: "...detailed, with painful minuteness, all the circumstances of the hanging & decapitation of the five miserable men who had been sentenced to that punishment...". This concerns the Cato Street Conspiracy, an attempt to murder all the British Cabinet ministers (see hyperlink). Page 2 has: "Piracy" which is interesting (see), and the bkpg. has an ad headed: "Lots of Ground and a Negro Man for Sale". Four pages, minor foxing, ... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:36

$39.00
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Rare KELSO SCOTLAND King George III Proclamations & Red Tax Stamp 1792 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867400945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BRITISH CHRONICLE OR UNION GAZETTE, Kelso, Scotland, June 1, 1792 * Rare 18th century title * King George III This is the first newspaper we have ever offered from this Scottish town. Page 3 has two "Proclamation" documents from the King of England. Other news of the day. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice red tax stamp on the ftpg., good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:31

$38.00
152048

EARLY GAME OF CHESS 18th Century Description & GEORGIA Settlers 1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863585900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1733 * Early article on playing the game of Chess * Settlers off to the colony of Georgia A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Debate in the House of Lords upon the Mutiny Bill" "Quotations from Gulliver's Voyages" "The Rights of the King and People" "Proposals to Refrain Infidelity" "Address to the Protestant Dissente... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:35

$78.00
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Historic NEW ENGLAND RESTRAINING ACT Pre Rev. War 1775 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701563219

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Sept. 2, 1775 * The New England Restraining Act * Pre Revolutionary tension w/ England * John Hancock gets married Taking nearly one-third of the front page and most of page 2 is the extension of the very historic New England Restraining Act by Parliament. This was the King's response to the American colonies' decision to boycott British goods. The Act provided that New England's trade be limited to Britain and the British West Indies, trade with other nations prohibited effective July 1, 1775. In April 1775, after news was received in London that colonies outside of New England had joined the Continental Association, a second restraining Act was passed ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:30

$1,250.00
151931

TED DRAKE Arsenal Football Club (Soccer) 7 GOALS Record Game 1935 Old Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371860918213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 15, 1935 * Ted Drake - Arsenal football club (soccer) * Villa Park, Aston, Birmingham, England * Seven goals - top-flight record game Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "SOCCER MARK SET AS 60,000 LOOK ON" with subheads that include: "Seven Goals by Drake of Arsenal Best Under English League's New Rule" and more. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: The 1935–36 season First Division match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park took place on 14 December 1935. Arsenal won the fixture 7–1 ... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2017 15:41

$33.00
151898

Prelude to REVOLUTIONARY WAR Boston Massachusetts Tensions 1774 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697039423

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, January 27, 1774 * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy The back page has a brief yet very interesting item concerning the future events of British-American relations, noting: "...great sums were likewise expended to protect the Bostonians, etc. who by their conduct did not deserve protection; that instead of keeping troops there at a vast expence, we might only send them over able officers & teach them to fight; that they were numerous enough to defend themselves against an enemy, but not strong enough to rebel against us." Interesting to read this comment in light if what would transpire within the next several years. Compl... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:33

$48.00
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ADMIRAL MARIOT ARBUTHNOT Revolutionary War Naval Fleet vs. French 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391697025923

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 18, 1781 * Admiral Mariot Arbuthnot This issue has just a brief item concerning the Revolutionary War, noting: "...with Admiral Arbouthnot's fleet on board of which were 7000 land forces for the Chesapeak. During the action between Arbuthnot & the French fleet the enemy suffered much, particularly in two of their line of battle ships, which were scarcely able to reach Rhode Island." (see). Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2017 15:25

$32.00
151797

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Airplane DISAPPEARS Death 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371856221593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Goes missing in airplane flight (death) The front page has a one column heading: "KINGSFORD-SMITH STILL UNREPORTED" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 6 with two related photos. See below for more information. 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, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary su... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2017 14:15

$33.00
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CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH Southern Cross Fateful Airplane Flight 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692862928

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1935 * Sir Charles Kingsford Smith * Australian aviator - Southern Cross * Fateful flight to Australia begins The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Kingsford-Smith Off on Flight to Australia; Leaves England Despite a Recent Illness" with photo. (see) See below for more information. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:23

$33.00
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LADY PIRRIE DEATH Wife of RMS Titanic Shipbuilder Lifeboats # ? 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681634637

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1935 * Lady Pirrie death (1st report) * Wife of RMS Titanic shipbuilder The top of page 19 is a one column heading: "LADY PIRRIE DEAD; HEADED SHIP FIRM" with subheads and photo. (see) She was the wife of William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie. He was a Irish shipbuilder who was responsible for the small number of lifeboats aboard the RMS Titanic. He claimed the ship was unsinkable. 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 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perc... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:31

$33.00
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