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158229

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death re. Aaron Burr DUEL Conspiracy ? 1804 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909907969

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1804 * re. Alexander Hamilton - Aaron Burr duel The first column of a page is headed: “AMERICA & THE WEST INDIES” reporting: “By the New York papers, we learn, that the Coroner’s Inquest, held on the late Gen. Hamilton, have brought in a verdict of ‘Willful murder against A’ Burr, esq. Vice President of the United States... It is also stated, that Mr. Burr was attacked with dropsy in his head, and was lying extremely ill near Philadelphia.” Both full page plates called for are present. Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John’s Gat... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:35

$75.00
158228

Scottish Novelist SIR WALTER SCOTT 1st Baronet DEATH 1832 Gentlemen's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909907484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, October, 1832 * Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet death Near the back of the issue is the obituary for Sir Walter Scott taking nearly 24 pages. Although lengthy and informative, the first line of the obituary may describe him best: "Sept. 21. At Abbotsford, Co. Roxburgh, aged 61. Sir Walter Scott, Bart. the proudest name in the modern annals of literature." There is also a half page engraving: "Dryburgh Abbey, The Burial Place Of Sir Walter Scott". Includes the plates called for (some water staining to a portion of one) save for the map of Western China. Complete in 104 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 3/4 inches, full title/index page, good condition.

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:34

$55.00
158226

JOHN PAUL JONES Honored by Congress & re. Cornwalllis Surrender 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372109855711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 3, 1782 * American Revolutionary War * Naval commander John Paul Jones * re. Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown Pg. 2 has a report concerning events just after Cornwallis' surrender, noting: "...the army had been separated into 3 divisions; one to go up the country of Virginia, one to North Carolina, & a third to Pennsylvania...the Carolina division had seized the arms & ammunition of the rebels who guarded them...At the time of the surrender of Cornwallis's army there were 2500 sick...". Pg. 3 has a report mentioning John Paul Jones including: "...Resolved, That the thanks of the United States...be given to Capt. John Paul Jones for the zeal, prudence... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:32

$73.00
158225

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372109854098

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

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:29

$156.00
158224

Early AMERICAN PLANTATIONS TRADE w/ England in 1680 Old London Gazette Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909904325

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 7, 1680 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Early American plantations trade The entire front page is taken up with a document from the King concerning the encouragement of trade with the plantations in America. The top of the page begins: "His Majesty having been pleased to make an Order in Council to Encourage the Plantation Trade..." with the document beginning: "Whereas since the expiration of the Act of Parliament...entitled, An Act for Regulating the Plantation Trade..." with much more. Very rare to find any 17th century newspaper with the entire front page devoted to an America-themed document. Single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, very nice c... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:27

$75.00
158221

DARTMOOR MASSACRE Devon England Prison American Prisoners War of 1815 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909902107

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON PATRIOT, July 26, 1815 * Dartmoor Prison massacre * American prisoners The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a very detailed article: "A Description of Dartmoor" , the infamous British prison which held American prisoners of war after the conclusion of the treaty of peace (see hyperlink). One of the better reports we have seen & great to have on the front page. Four pages, some foxing, generally nice.

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:23

$52.00
158217

Historic BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL American Revolutionary War 1775 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909899352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Watertown, Massachusetts, Oct. 16, 1775 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Revolutionary War * In a Boston title The woodcut in the masthead was engraved by the famed Paul Revere, showing the Liberty figure setting the bird of peace free from its cage with the Boston skyline in the background--a strong political statement. Also noteworthy is that this "Boston" newspaper was printed in "Watertown" at the time (see masthead). Due to the stresses of the Revolutionary War the publisher, Benjamin Edes, removed the newspaper from Boston & went to Watertown with the issue of June 5, 1775. He then returned the newspaper to Boston in early November, 1776, ending a 17 m... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2017 13:18

$3,975.00
158177

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909277572

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

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:11

$40.00
158175

Best JOHN LENNON The Beatles Music Legend DEATH 1980 Liverpool England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372108885503

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 * John Lennon death * Beatles front man * Best title to be had ? Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper. To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F.K. Here is an unusual opportunity for the report of his death in a Liverpool newspaper with the large headline: "JOHN LENNON SHOT DEAD" plus 3 related front page photos. Many more related reports & photos are found on the inside pages. T... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:07

$125.00
158174

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909275184

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

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:05

$47.00
158133

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107942794

Shown is an original & historic old rotogravure, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, July 8, 1928 * Amelia Earhart in London * Transatlantic Ocean flight This rotogravure section only has two front page photos of Amelia Earhart just after her famous 1928 flight across the Atlantic Ocean. One photo shows her surrounded by admirers in London and the other (smaller) shows her climbing out of the airplane she just bought from Mary, Lady Heath. Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:50

$45.00
158128

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908720283

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

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:44

$40.00
158092

REVEREND SAMSON OCCOM Mohegan Indian Presbyterian Cleric 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107628146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1767 * The Reverend Samson Occom * Mohegan nation - Presbyterian cleric The last page contains a report on Reverend Samson Occom who had traveled to England to raise subscriptions (funds) for the Indian Charity School in Oneida. Occum, of the Mohegan tribe near New London, Connecticut, was the first Native-American to publish his writings in English (see Wikipedia or web-search for more). This contains the address that the chief speaker of the Indians to him, including: "...very glad you have come among us with God's news...We will, by the help of God, endeavour to keep the fire which you brought & kindled among us..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/2 b... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:02

$60.00
158091

TREATY OF UNION England & Scotland to be United Agreement 1706 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908507632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST-BOY, London, England, Oct. 15, 1706 * "Treaty of Union" agreement * England & Scotland to be united This is a very significant issue on the history of the United Kingdom as the front page has a report datelined "Edinburgh, Oct. 4" which begins: "Yesterday the Parliament met with the usual solemnity & his Grace, the Lord High Commissioner's Commission being read, her Majesty's letter to the Parliament was also read, containing in substance, 'That since their last meeting, She had nominated Commissioners to treat of an UNION between Scotland and England, who, by their great Care and Diligence, had concluded a Treaty, and laid the same before Her Majesty; that She had called t... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 09:00

$280.00
158063

ROBERT TODD LINCOLN President Abraham & Mary 1st Son PRINT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908030693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OUR COUNTRY HOME, New York, May 1889 * Robert Todd Lincoln print * Abraham's last surviving child The middle of the ftpg. features a print of Robert Todd Lincoln, the only one of Lincoln's four sons to live into adulthood. Also a ftpg. article: "Robert Todd Lincoln, Minister to England" (see). Sixteen pages, 10 1/4 by 14 inches, minimal wear.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:04

$28.00
158053

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908020097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 10, 1778 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy A brief item on page 2 notes: "Gen. Campbell who is sailed for Georgia with 2000 men, has the fullest assurances of being supported by a powerful body of loyalists both in that province & Carolina upon his arrival." Other items include: "Advice is said...that Admiral Byron's fleet had fallen in with the French squadron off Boston, that a general engagement ensured in which the French were totally defeated..." and "Sir Henry Clinton has sent home a...requisition...to reinforce his army with 12,000 men...". And a back page item notes: "Gov. Johnstone...declared that he firmly believed two-th... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:42

$44.00
158049

JOHN LENNON We're More Popular Than JESUS The Beatles Comment 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106863766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, August 5, 1966 * John Lennon hit by the media * The Beatles prelude to breakup Page top of page 33 has a three column heading: "Beatles May Be Scapegoats Of Ratings, Not Morality" which is on the controversial comment by John Lennon that "...group is more popular than Jesus...". See the images for the full report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, address label on the front page, generally in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Angry reactions flared up from Christian communities in August 1966, after John Lennon's remark that The Beatles had become "more popula... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 12:38

$88.00
158011

1767 BOUND VOLUME 18th Century Gentleman's Magazine w/ Many Plates Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103909763

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1767 This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual Supplement issue as well. Some of the content includes: "Advantages for Gentlemen of Small Fortune to Settle in East Florida" "An Account of Greenland with a Description of the Manners, Customs, religious notions, etc." includes a plate showing an Eskimo(?) in a boat. "American News" "A Journey up the River Savannah in Georgia" which takes 3 pages; "Protest Against Repealing the Stamp Act" "The Examination of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Relative to the Repeal of the American Stamp Act in 1767" which takes over 4 pages and is in question & answer format. A report of a murderous gang of criminals in South Carolina. An item on a trial of a lady for torturing her servant girls which has a... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2017 12:11

$340.00
157977

Very Early MISSISSIPPI & Ohio RIVERS Land for Sale 1773 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372103016736

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, April 3, 1773 * Early Mississippi & Ohio Rivers Filled with European news with a small bit on the back page noting: "Those gentlemen who are petitioning for lands on the Ohio and Mississippi are ordered to attend Lord Dartmouth on Thursday next, at the Plantation Office, to consider farther on their petitions." Four pages, nice engraving in the masthead, red tax stamp on the ftpg., archival mend at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:41

$32.00
157945

NOTRE DAME Knute Rockne & Four Horsemen ROSE BOWL Football Winner 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372102013317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 2, 1925 * Rose Bowl college football game * Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Stanford * Knute Rockne vs. Pop Warner - "Four Horsemen" The sport's section (page 11) has a one column heading: "NOTRE DAME ROUTS STANFORD BY 27-0" with subheads and lineup. (see) First report coverage on the 1925 Rose Bowl which featured that famous "Four Horsemen" of Notre Dame. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:35

$155.00
157897

SINN FEIN Dail Eirann Free Ireland Independence IRISH REPUBLIC in 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101053848

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1919 * Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland * Dail Eireann - Irish republic The top of the front page has one column headings: "IRISH PARLIAMENT PROCLAIMS THE IRISH REPUBLIC" "Declaration of Independence Read to First Sinn Fein Assembly in Dublin" "Proceedings In Gaelic" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 22 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In the 1918 general election, Sinn Féin won 73 of Ireland's 105 seats, and in January 1919, its MPs assembled in Dublin and proclaimed themselves Dáil Éireann, the parliament of Ireland.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:30

$44.00
157890

Over 335 Years Old Very RARE 1679 ANTI CATHOLIC Protestant Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904113560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, October 3, 1679 * Newspaper from the 17th century * Rare variant title An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Protestant Courant" which is quite unusual as virtually all others we've encountered were titled "Popish Courant". I believe this is the first of this variant title we have seen. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:17

$48.00
157853

Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR Tory Title 1776 Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100126831

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Jan. 13, 1776 * Rare Revolutionary War era title * Tory issue from Pennsylvania * Great year to have (1776) The top of the front page begins with an advertisement for the selling of: "Common Sense, Addressed to the Inhabitants of America, on the following Interesting Subjects..." with a bit more (see). The balance of the front page is essentially taken up with an address by the King of England. There perhaps could not be a better newspaper from page (great for display) which establishes the King's view on prosecuting the war in America against: "...Those who have long too successfully laboured to inflame my people in America by gross misrepresenta... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:33

$845.00
157835

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN'S WILL General Israel Putnam Death - Jews 1790 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372099862649

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1790 * General Israel Putnam death * re. Benjamin Franklin's will * Jews - Jewish - Judaica Pg. 2 has a brief item: "On the 29th of May last died, at Brooklyn in America, in the 73rd year of his age, Israel Putnam, Esq., Major General of the late continental army." Half of page 4 has news headed: "America" which includes a report from Boston: "The Select Men, having received from the executors of Dr. Franklin's will...The extracts are lengthy & contain many of those judicious & elegant maxims & observations for which the Doctor is so justly celebrated. They contain many legacies to the town..." with more. Page 6 has a Judaica report noting: "...r... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:09

$46.00
157831

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391903143836

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Jan. 31, 1778 T * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America his 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. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...s... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2017 08:01

$315.00
157729

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Critical Letter from a Englishman 1782 Rev. War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899891033

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 30, 1782 One-third of pg. 7 is taken up with a letter signed in type: A British, and also A real American PATRIOT, which is critical to the cause of independence. A few bits note: "...about our contests with the Colonists, will be a stain and disgrace in our annals, that can never be erased or wiped out...Whether America is a part of the British empire or a free country? If congress & their adherents are rebels, or to be considered as independent?..." and much more. It closes with: "...the colonists may think as they please; a separation will be an irreparable loss to them of a fortress (Britain), that has ever issued forth her strength, to fight their battles... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:09

$48.00
157726

PORT JACKSON Sydney Description Botany Bay FIRST FLEET Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372094765579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLASGOW ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 18, 1789 * Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia * Botany Bay - First Fleet An early newspaper reporting on the first European settlements in Australia, a result of the historic "First Fleet" of convicts & others which arrived there in January, 1788. Page 2 has: "Governor Phillips describes Port Jackson, which is only about nine miles to the Northward of Botany Bay in South Wales, on the coast of New Holland, as one of the finest harbours in the world, in which 1000 sail of the line might ride in perfect security. Sydney-cove, named so in honour of Lord Sydney, the Governor chose in preference, which is about half a mile in length & a quarte... See More  

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Ends November 02, 2017 15:05

$98.00
157701

(2) EAMON DE VALERA Ireland Leader IRISH FREE STATE Arrested 1923 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899268166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 16 & 17, 1923 * Eamon de Valera arrested (1st report) * Irish Free State - Ireland president The front page of the 16th has a one column heading: "IRISH TROOPS TAKE DE VALERA" with subheads. (see) First report coverage here. You also get the issue of the 17th with continued coverage with a two column heading also on the front page: "English Are Glad to Be Rid of De Valera Problem; Dont's Envy Irish Free State Its Difficulty" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Each issue is complete with 16 & 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:38

$52.00
157700

Great CHARLES LINDBERGH Atlantic Ocean SOLO Airplane Flight 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899267320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1927 * Aviator Charles Lindbergh * Famous solo airplane flight * Across the Atlantic Ocean A terrific issue on Charles Lindbergh's epic flight across the Atlantic Ocean with a 3-line banner head: "LINDBERGH'S OWN STORY OF EPOCHAL FLIGHT; TEMPTED TO TURN BACK, KEEPS ON IN STORM; ASKS FISHING BOAT: 'AM I ON ROAD TO IRELAND?' " Many subheads as well as seen in the photos, as well as a full-figure photo captioned; "The Man Who Did It. Captain Charles A. Lindbergh in a Characteristic Pose." Coverage carries over to pages 2, 3 & 4 with a map of his flight, various articles, and more photos. Complete in 44 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:37

$225.00
157678

JACOBITE REBELLION Rising British Rebels 1746 Edinburgh Scotland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372093779803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 12, 1746 * Rare title A very nice issue for the Jacobite Rebellion as most of the front page is take up with reports of it, plus much on the inside pages as well. Nice to have this content in a Scottish newspaper. Four pages, 8 by 10 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 14:55

$47.00
157624

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372089757604

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

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:03

$125.00
157623

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896836227

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, June, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from April, 1779 when after visiting the Hawaiian Islands where Cook met his death, Captain Clerke returned once again to the Northwest in search of a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Arrival At Awatska Bay in Kamtschatka [Kamchatka, far eastern Russia]--Reception at Petropaulowski--Passage... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 15:02

$155.00
157622

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Third Voyage Hawaii DEATH and Benjamin Franklin 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896822766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1780 * Captain James Cook death * Third voyage - HMS Resolution * Benjamin Franklin This magazine was formatted very much like the much more common Gentleman's Magazine but the title page has a great & very detailed engraving of the skyline of London. The most notable content would be a report near the back concerning Captain James Cooks third voyage, and with good detail on the death of Cook. One portion includes: "...The islanders became every day more bold...their inclination for theft which went so far as to steal one of his boats. Captain Cook...advanced towards a large body...and accosted their chief...Indians begun then to be enraged...th... See More  

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:40

$96.00
158232

MOROCCAN-AMERICAN TREATY OF FRIENDSHIP Sultan Muhammad III 1787 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391910281419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 20, 1787 * Moroccan-American Treaty of Friendship Inside has over a column headed; "Heads of the Treaty of Peace Concluded Between the Americans and the Emperor of Morocco", which details the relationship between the two if America was ever at war with a nearby country. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:30

$29.99
158231

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR Archibald Montgomery Expedition Cherokees 1760 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372110551128

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 30, 1760 * French and Indian War * The Cherokee War * Archibald Montgomerie Page 3 has over half a column headed: "America" with news reports from Charleston & Philadelphia concerning the French & Indian War. A few bits include: "...an express...from Major Thompson of the Rangers...no disturbance from the Indians of whom he saw several parties who scampered off...That they have met with many difficulties since Col. Montgomery's retreat which rendered it impossible for them to oppose the whole body of Cherokees..." and much more. Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:25

$34.99
158206

RARE & Early 18th Century 1723 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Auction Item # 372109599257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, April 27, 1723 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly nicely-inked impression, making it an ideal issue for display. Various news items from Europe with most of pg. 3 taken up with news tidbits from London. Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 (there was no tax on 4 pg. newspapers at the time). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 08:11

$49.99
157539

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Invention for Shipping & Wasbash Confederacy 1786 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895297579

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 27, 1786 * Wabash Confederacy - Indians * Benjamin Franklin invention Inside has over one-third of a column headed: "American News" which includes talk of Indian troubles in Virginia, and that: "...All the Indians on & about the Wabash are for war...Those on the Tenasee disturb our eastern & southern frontiers..." with more. Another item begins: "A correspondent informs that Dr. Franklin has invented a machine to prevent ships from making lee-way when close hauled upon a wind..." with more on this Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:31

$42.00
157537

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372087572046

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 2, 1683 * Charles II of England * Assassination plot Over half of the front page is taken up with a Proclamation" by King Charles II for the apprehension of his illegitimate son the Duke of Monmouth. The text of the Proclamation reads in part: "...received information upon oath that James Duke of Monmouth [and others]...have traitorously conspired together & with divers other ill-affected & desperate persons of this our kingdom, to compass the death and destruction of our Royal Person, & of our dearest brother James Duke of York..." with more. This was for his involvement in the Rye House Plot, a plan to assassinate the king & his brother, the Duke of York.

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Ends October 26, 2017 07:28

$188.00
158165

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372108822042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 16, 1667 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nic... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 13:02

$39.99
158164

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 335 Years Old 1682 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391909247496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OBSERVATOR, London, October 11, 1682 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches,... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 12:58

$34.99
158158

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


eBay Auction Item # 391909225882

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

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Ends October 25, 2017 12:09

$37.00
158154

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


eBay Auction Item # 391909143438

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

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Ends October 25, 2017 09:38

$399.99
158143

Early & Rare 18th Century THE REHEARSAL London UK Charles Leslie 1706 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391909121255

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

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Ends October 25, 2017 08:31

$44.99
158141

Rare CONVICTS SENT TO AMERICA Plantations 1725 Old Whitehall London Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372108545883

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

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Ends October 25, 2017 08:19

$129.99
158140

Rare WORLD'S 1ST SUCCESSFUL DAILY 18th Century London England 1711 Old NEWSPAPER


eBay Auction Item # 372108542185

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

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Ends October 25, 2017 08:12

$99.99
158138

IRISH FREE STATE Created w/ Anglo-Irish Treaty Signing IRELAND 1921 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372108533564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1921 * Irish Free State created * Anglo-Irish Treaty signed * Michael Collins & more The front page has a nice banner headline: "IRELAND TO BE A FREE STATE WITHIN THE BRITISH EMPIRE; AGREEMENT SIGNED GIVING HER A STATUS LIKE CANADA'S; ULSTER CAN STAY OUT; PARLIAMENT CALLED TO RATIFY" with many subheads. (see) Also the complete text of the agreement also on the front page signed in type by the British and Irish delegation including Winston Churchill and Michael Collins. A key issue in the creation of the Irish Free State. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:57

$69.99
157511

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372086540243

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

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:44

$248.00
157499

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894675047

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 16, 1675 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would b... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:22

$47.00
158105

EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1667 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372107845630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 8, 1667 * Earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes a few "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a ni... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2017 13:38

$39.99
158104

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 350 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 372107842295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 11, 1667 * 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 October 24, 2017 13:36

$39.99
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