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163349

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR ENDS w/ Peace Treaty of Paris 1763 London England Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392028386862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1763 * French & Indian War ending treaty This issue contains one of the more significant documents of the 18th century, being: "The Definitive Treaty of Friendship of Peace between his Britannick Majesty, the Most Christian King, and the King of Spain, Concluded at Paris, the 10th day of Feb., 1763...". Resulting from it, France gives up Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, the St. Lawrence River islands & Canada to the British. France gives to England all her territory east of the Mississippi River except New Orleans. France gets back their Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique & St. Lucia. Spain is given back Cuba in return for territory in East & West Flori... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:26

$93.00
163348

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Begins w/ Creating Army & King Accepts 1775 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287835717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 7, 1775 * American Revolutionary War * Creating the Continental Army * King George III recognizes start The front page has "Advices From America" with a dateline of "Philadelphia, July 26, 1775, In Congress, July 18, 1775" which begins with a call to arms and nothing less than the creation of the colonial army: "Resolved, That it be recommended to the inhabitants of all the united English colonies in North America, that all able-bodied effective men, between 16 and 50 years of age in each colony, immediately form themselves into regular companies of militia...That each soldier be furnished with a good musket that will carry an ounce ball; with a bayonet... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:25

$290.00
163342

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette Over 285 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287829698

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1729 * 18th Century original * Over 285 years old This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete singlesheet issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:20

$24.00
163340

HINDENBURG Rigid Airship Begins Infamous America DISASTER Flight 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287828887

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

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:19

$45.00
163338

DONN FENDLER Rye NY Boy Lost in Maine Mountains Woods FOUND Alive 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392028382614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 26, 1939 * Donn Fendler found alive * Mount Katahdin in Maine * Rye, New York 12 year old boy The front page has a one column heading: "Fendler Boy 'Fine,' Tells Experience" with subheads and photo of Donn Fendler wearing a Boy Scouts' uniform. (see) First report coverage on Donn Fendler being found alive after surviving 8 days in the mountains of Maine. Nice to have in a New England publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Donn Conner Fendler was an American author and public speaker. From Rye, New York, he was 12 years old when he ... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:18

$40.00
163334

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION w/ General David Hunter 1862 Civil War NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287826001

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 29, 1862 * General David Hunter * re. emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Although there is nice Civil War coverage on the front page, the best content is on page 4 where is found: "The Proclamation", "The Emancipation Manifesto of Gen. Hunter and the Counter Blast of the President", "Mr. Lincoln's Three Months' Notice to the Rebels", "The Border State and New England Abolition View of the Proclamation" and "Beecher On the Proclamation". This was concerning the General Hunter emancipation controversy, as he declared slaves within his territory of the South free, doing so without first consulting the President. Lincoln then responded to the o... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:13

$65.00
163310

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS 1st Ever Game in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392027483209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The sport's section (page 200 has a banner headline: "Harvard, Princeton, Penn, Navy, Notre Dame Elevens Will Open Campaigns Today" with subheads and text that includes: "Notre Dame starts its new season in its new stadium...." A great item for any Notre Dame fan. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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 ver... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:29

$56.00
163265

1699 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 319 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286161109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 22, 1699 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * 17th century original 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 wo... See More  

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:13

$34.00
163264

LUCY, LADY HOUSTON British Suffragist & Political Activist DEATH 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286160639

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1936 * Lucy, Lady Houston death * British philanthropist & suffragette * Political activist - aviation pioneer The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "LADY HOUSTON DIES AT HOME IN LONDON" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lucy, Lady Houston. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 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 May 23, 2018 15:13

$38.00
163248

Rare POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Peace with France 1710 Duo Word Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024452566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, England, Jan. 26, 1709-10 * Rare title * Peace treaty The entire single sheet issue, both sides, are taken up with the peace between England and France, with a banner introductory paragraph reading in part: "Having receiv'd by the last foreign mails an authentick copy of the Project of Peace lately form'd by the Court of France, to deceive the High Allies...but the original French (which is look'd upon to be cunningly worded) will be very curious to such of our Readers as understand that language..." and what followed is the text of the document, the left column in French and the right column in English (see for portions). A significant issue in European history. M... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:36

$144.00
163247

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283578147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 8, 1782 * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Almost all of page 4 is taken up with: "Letter VII To the People of Great Britain" which begins: "I am called on...to answer a number of queries, respecting the propriety & necessity o carrying on the American war..." which sets the tone for this lengthy letter. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:35

$31.00
163240

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter re. Jay's Treaty 1795 Old Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392024448089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Aug. 17, 1795 * George Washington letter * re. Jay's Treaty The ftpg. has discussion of Article VII of the controversial Jay Treaty with England. And pg. 2 has an editorial letter on it as well: "An Examination of the Pending Treaty with Great Britain - To the President of the United States of America". Plus pg. 3 has a letter from the President concerning the Jay Treaty, signed in type: GEO. WASHINGTON. Four pages, irregular at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:29

$76.00
163234

Lot of (5) Early 19th Century Pre War of 1812 - 1802-1809 Original NEWSPAPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372283566864

Shown are 5 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 12, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, June 15, 1809; Boston Gazette, April 26, 1804; New England Palladium, June 4, 1802; and New York Evening Post, Dec. 21, 1804. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.

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Ends May 20, 2018 15:18

$35.00
163215

Rare 18th Century BRISTOL London England UNICORN Masthead Print 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372282728016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Sept. 22, 1798 * Rare title Nice engraving in the masthead. The news reports are almost entirely from England but a few items from elsewhere in Europe. Nice red tax stamp on pg. 4. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few small bits of staining, good condition.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:33

$18.00
163163

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1675 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022738759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 10, 1675 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a n... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:24

$47.00
163162

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022738500

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 4, 1759 * "Political Aphorisms...", by *Benjamin Franklin (?) The first and a portion of the second column on page 7 has "Political Aphorisms concerning Population", signed "F", which has recently been attributed to Ben Franklin (see Swann Auctions for more information). Another London Chronicle from 10 days later, which also has the identical signature "F", was attributed by Ford, 605 in a Bonhams' auction in 2009. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, and although a portion of the text is lightly inked, it is in overall nice condition. * While we would be more comfortable with confirming this as a Franklin if we were able to site multiple sources, the t... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:23

$115.00
163119

ALBANY COUNTY New York LAND For Sale Advertisement 1770 Pre Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372280993318

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 13, 1770 * Albany County, New York * Land for sale advertisement The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with other details noted. Other news reports and advertisements of the day as well. Eight pages, some rubbing with at the folds, otherwise rather nice.

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:12

$22.00
163116

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA w/ Nice Masthead Print 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022046482

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET, Philadelphia, Nov. 11, 1771 * Nice Colonial Pa issue for display * Tea tensions build w/ England I have always contended that this title had one of the more beautiful mastheads of the 18th century, with very ornate lettering and a rather large engraving of a sailing ship (see photos). The front page is mostly taken up with ads while page 2 has reports from Petersburgh, London, Providence, Newport, New York and Philadelphia. Items include: "We are told that the American Tea Bill will be repealed. It is certainly not worth while for England to quarrel with her colonies for so trifling a revenue as is raised in consequence of that act." and other items. The back lea... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:09

$220.00
163095

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA 1771 Old Newspaper w/ Great Masthead


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021226931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, July 28, 1773 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * Great masthead for display This newspaper from this period had one of the more beautiful & decorative of the colonial era (see). The entire front page is taken up with "Proceedings in the House of Commons on East India Affairs". Inside has reports from London, Charleston, Boston, New York & Philadelphia including much detail (including the graduates) on the "...commencement held in the college of this city before a very crowded & splendid assembly...", likely being the University of Pennsylvania. Also a detail "Twelve Dollars Reward" ad for a runway mulatto (see). Four pages, sli... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:26

$265.00
163089

AGREEING TO PEACE ? American Revolutionary War Ending 1783 Old BRITISH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392021222334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, July 24, 1783 * American Revolutionary War ending * Working on a agreeable peace solution The ftpg. mentions from New York: "...His Majesty's frigate the Perseverance...having proceeded up the North River as high as Dobb's Ferry with Sir Guy Carleton & his two Aids du Camp, a conference was held on board her between these gentleman and General Washington, his Aids du amp & two principal officers of the American States...negociation was carried on in the most polite & friendly manner...demonstrations of joy took place on this first public instance of returning friendship between the two countries..." with more. More related content on page 3 with reference t... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2018 14:19

$57.00
163038

JEWISH HOLOCAUST Extermination Europe Jews NAZIS Atrocities 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277294312

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1942 * Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time * Nazi-occupied Europe exterminations Page 7 has small one column headings: "1,000,000 Jews Slain By Nazis, Report Says" "'Slaughterhouse' of Europe Under Hitler Described at London" See images for coverage on the atrocities in Nazi-occupied Europe. Rare to find such reports in newspapers at this time as the reality of the holocaust was just being realized. What better evidence to confirm of what really happened then having a 1st hand account from the day it was first reported. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of th... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:28

$67.00
163033

AMELIA EARHART Airplane Flight ATLANTIC OCEAN 1st Woman PHOTOS 1928 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019299665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, July 1, 1928 * Amelia Earhart in London * Transatlantic Ocean flight This rotogravure section only has five front page photos related to Amelia Earhart's famous 1928 flight across the Atlantic Ocean. (see) Unusual to see her in a dress here. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:21

$62.00
163029

18th Century TRADE REGULATIONS w/ England re. British Parliament 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019060048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1785 The bulk of the issue is taken up with various articles on a wide variety of topics as well as much on the recent proceedings in Parliament. Near the back is half a page of: "American Intelligence" which is mostly taken up with complaints in Boston over trade regulations with England. It begins: "The petition which the principal merchants & traders of Boston presented to Congress...is worded just as one might expect in knowing something of the character of the people. It is full of opposite qualities, resentment & supplication, confidence & mistrusts, insolence & humility...". (see) Included are both plates called for, one of which is a foldout (see). ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:13

$27.00
163027

WILLIAM FRANKLIN New Jersey Governor Son of Benjamin ADDRESS 1769 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277102012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 14, 1769 * Governor William Franklin * Son of Benjamin Franklin Half of page 5 is taken up with a nice address of William Franklin, governor of New Jersey (and son of Benjamin), to the General Assembly, in which he touches upon several concerns. Following it is the response of the General Assembly to Franklin, then yet another address of the Assembly which carries over to page 6 (see for portions). Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:10

$36.00
163008

"DAPPER" DANNY HOGAN St. Paul MN Minnesota Irish Mobster KILLED 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372277089975

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1928 * "Dapper" Danny Hogan assassination * St. Paul, Minnesota Irish mobster * Wineville Chicken Coop murders * Gordon Stewart Northcott pleads not guilty Page 3 has a one column heading: "Bomb In Auto Kills Underworld Ruler" with subhead. (see) Page 9 has a one column heading: "NORTHCOTT ENTERS PLEA OF NOT GUILTY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 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 & institution... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:49

$42.00
163003

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019040280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 17, 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 n... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 09:43

$52.00
162945

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Edinburgh Scotland 1777 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017880296

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 30, 1777 * Rare Revolutionary War title Page 2 has numerous reports on the Revolutionary War, a few of them including: "...party of rebel light horse went to the house of Capt. Thomas Cromwell of Shrewsbury in New Jersey...robbed him of all his cattle, sheep...they intended to return & carry off all her household furniture & dispose of her house & plantation at public sale." and: "...went to Chingoteague Bay on the coast of Maryland for the purpose of taking any of the rebel vessels..." and "...his Majesty received the agreeable news of the taking of Ticonderoga by the troops under the command of General Burgoyne..." with more on this (see). Also: ".... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:54

$57.00
162944

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017879488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Much war-related content on page 2 including an item from Williamsburg: "We hear that...some of the enemy's ships went up Rappahannock river & took a French ship..." and an item dated at "York-Town, Jan. 8, 1778" which is from the 9 month period that the nation's capital had removed from Phila. to... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 14:52

$318.00
162791

1775 Pre REVOLUTIONARY WAR Colonial Tensions PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269983122

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1775 * Colonial America - tensions * Eve of the Revolutionary War - 1775 There is much fine content concerning the troubles between England and the American colonies throughout this issue, most of which we will show in the photos rather than exhaust much space to detail here. But some items include: "...that America would make the oppressions of one colony a general cause. The Continental Congress have met in spite of every entreaty & threat. They have resolved upon measures necessary to be pursued in the present lamentable disputes with the Mother Country...". Also: "All our disputes with America, I have repeatedly declared, have arisen only from t... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:24

$377.00
162705

THOMAS JEFFERSON Sec. of State Letter Reply to Philadelphia 1793 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING HERALD, London, Oct. 18, 1793 * Thomas Jefferson The bkpg. has a letter to the the merchants of Phila. from the Secretary of State signed in type: T. Jefferson, which concerns the problems with pirating on the high seas (see). Following this is the response of the merchants of Philadelphia. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:37

$28.00
162700

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON as a Major JEWISH Jews Colony East Indies 1757 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012742453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1757 * Early Major George Washington * Jewish colony in the East Indies The first 2 1/2 pages have reports from the French & Indian War in America, including five letters written by General Braddock datelined Williamsburgh and Alexandria. In the introductory comments on the first page is mention that: "...concerning the territories in America mention'd in the treaty of Utrecht; of several Indian traders seized by the French on the Ohio, and sent prisoners to France, but afterwards enlarged on the interposition of Lord Albemarle; and of the murder of Mr. Jumonville by a party of English under Major Washington. We have also...given an account...of the expe... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:30

$129.00
162699

Early COLONIAL New Jersey Nova Caesarea Copper Cent Coin PRINT 1787 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012741786

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1787 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * Colonial New Jersey copper coin Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a full page print of various coins, one of which is the Nova Cesarea New Jersey colonial coin dated 1786, with a very brief note on it on the following page: "Fig. 6 is sent us for decyphering as a supposed American coin." which it is. The print shows both sides, and which includes "E Pluribus Unum" on the reverse. A rare numismatic item. Complete in 68 pages, a banner heading at the top of the first page with the title, never-trimmed margins (desired), 5 1/2 by 9 inches, great condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:29

$178.00
162698

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012741120

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, Nov. 29, 1720 * Rare title The ftpg. has a letter mentioning in part: "...an English merchant in Alicant, to have a ship named the Mary admitted into that port because coming from New England with a lading of cod fish, she could not be suspected of the Plague..." with more on this. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inches with 2 handsome engravings in the masthead, great condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:28

$57.00
162697

Very Rare 17th Century FRENCH EDITION of the London Gazette 1694 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267792285

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE DE LONDRES, October 18, 1694 This is a very rare issue of the French language edition of the very famous "London Gazette". Obviously printed for the French speaking residents of London, it was also printed by "Edouard Jones, a la Savoye" as was the case with the the English version. This is only the fourth or fifth such French language edition we have encountered in over 40 years. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 by 11 inches, damp staining, some soiling at the bottom margin, and small loss at the right margin effects 2 words total.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:27

$178.00
162695

JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Defeats Pearson's HMS SERAPIS 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012738529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 21, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Defeat of the HMS Serapis * Captain Richard Pearson * Revolutionary War naval Inside includes: "A Proclamation" by the governor of New York concerning the hostile actions of France against England (see). But certainly the most significant content is the very early report of the naval battle between John Paul Jones and the Serapis: "...that there has lately entered the road of the Texel to of the King's ships, namely the Serapis and the Countess of Scarborough, who were attacked and taken by force by one named Paul Jones, a subject to the King, who, according to treaties & laws of war falls under the class of rebels or pir... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:24

$265.00
163358

VICTOR HERBERT Musical Operetta Cellist Composer Conductor DEATH 1924 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392028880603

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

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Ends May 03, 2018 09:06

$33.00
163353

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


eBay Auction Item # 392028849900

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

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Ends May 03, 2018 08:09

$159.99
163322

PHILADELPHIA YELLOW FEVER EPIDEMIC Mosquitoes Infection Deaths 1798 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392028133889

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

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Ends May 02, 2018 07:37

$24.99
163321

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


eBay Auction Item # 392028132292

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

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Ends May 02, 2018 07:33

$59.99
163291

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


eBay Auction Item # 392027350140

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

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Ends May 01, 2018 10:23

$19.99
163249

Daniel SHAYS' REBELLION Massachusetts Armed Rebels Uprising 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372285862188

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

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Ends April 30, 2018 21:00

$37.00
163250

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1767 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372285863913

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

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Ends April 30, 2018 21:00

$34.99
163253

FIRST TELEVISION TRANSMISSION Demonstration by John Logie Baird 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372285876104

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

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Ends April 30, 2018 07:54

$124.99
163252

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392026543423

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

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Ends April 30, 2018 07:41

$29.99
163251

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Enemy LONDON Chronicle England GREAT YEAR 1776 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392026542403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 7, 1776 * American Revolutionary War * Great year to have (1776) * From The Enemy Page 2 has some Revolutionary War items with bits including: "...that Lord Howe & Admiral Hotham had joined Gen. Howe at Staten Island...Col. MacLeane left Quebec on the 20th of July. Gen. Burgoyne had not penetrated beyond Chamble...were left in garrison at Quebec. They were preparing batteaux to cross the lakes...The Provincials had four armed vessels on the lakes...Lord Dunmore...is gone to George's Island in the mouth of Potomack River. Sir Peter Parker has got over Charlestown Bar. The congress has ordered 13 frigates to be built...Almost every town is fortified..." ... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2018 07:36

$79.99
162641

President JOHN ADAMS Annual State of the Union Address 1800 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010142000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, February, 1800 * President John Adams * State of the Union Address Near the back under the heading; "Congress Of The United States of America" is a report from the House of Representatives which includes President John Adams annual state-of-the-union address, the last of the 18th century. The address takes over 2 pages & is signed by him in type: John Adams. Complete in 80 pages, includes all 3 full page plates called for, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:46

$39.00
162640

Early 18th Century MISSISSIPPI RIVER Exploration Description 1761 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010141799

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1761 * Mississippi River exploration Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a more rare title. Inside has: "An Account of the River Mississippi, with an Accurate New Map of that River, from the Sea to Bayagoulas". Nice text, but the mentioned map is missing. Early on the Mississippi River region. Full title/contents page features a terrific & very detailed engraving of the skyline of London at the time. Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:46

$28.00
163233

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


eBay Auction Item # 372283424526

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

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Ends April 27, 2018 12:07

$299.99
163232

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


eBay Auction Item # 372283413091

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

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Ends April 27, 2018 11:49

$26.00
163227

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372283289176

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

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Ends April 27, 2018 08:41

$44.99
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