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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259248455

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 30, 1771 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. Page 3 begins with a letter "To the King" which is a very critical review of him, noting in part: "...Those groans, those hisses, and execrations with which your ears were saluted, must have at last satisfied you that the representations of your Ministers were fallacious, and that the body of the people disapproves not only of their, but of your conduct...What excuse can your Majesty give for remaining so long hoodwinked?... See More  

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Ends April 13, 2019 14:35

$172.00
171048

Great MASTHEAD Engraving Very RARE 18th Century London England 1722 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392248063362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Feb. 15, 1722 * Great masthead engraving * Very rare title A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet, and therefore no tax was required. According to Crane and Kaye this title is not held by any American institution. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 11 by 6 3/4 inches, with a very handsome and decorative masthead (see). Water staining does not deter readability.

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Ends March 27, 2019 16:38

$49.00
170180

VIRGINIA GAZETTE Very Rare Colonial Williamsburg Intolerable Acts 1774 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392221260985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, December 22, 1774 * Very rare colonial Williamsburg * Pre Revolutionary War tensions * Intolerable Acts creation This newspaper was published by John Pinkney, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War. Pinkney continued this title which just months prior was published by Virginia's first woman printer, Clementina Rind, noting in the masthead: "Printed by John Pinkney, For The Benefit Of Clementina Rind's Children." A very rare opportunity for a scarce title from colonial Virginia, as any experienced collector is aware. Most of the front page is taken up with: "An Address to Pro... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2019 15:22

$3,950.00
169364

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196347926

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1771 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. The ftpg. is taken up with reports from Europe as are most of pages 2 & 3. Some American items on page 3. The bkpg. includes two "Deserted" advertisements. Four pages, archival strengthening near the top of the spine, one crease, generally nice.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:56

$149.00
168651

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California Pacific Coast OLD WEST w/ Masthead 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515633715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO NEWS-LETTER & CALIFORNIA ADVERTISER, March 20, 1873 * Rare Old west title The subtitle in the masthead notes: "Devoted To The Leading Interests of California and the Pacific Coast". The content is varied and includes a wide range of ads as well. An uncommon title with a displayable masthead featuring the seal of California, the seal of the city of San Francisco, and the seal of the county of Sacramento. Page 13 has: "Boiled Down Juice of the California Press" with various news tidbits from throughout the state (see). Complete in 16 pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to the front page. The upper right corner has a "California Section State Library" stamp. We believe this to be ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:00

$39.00
158450

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Message Signed in Type re. France Relations 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913831229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 21, 1798 * John Adams signed message * 18th century American original Page 2 contains a message from the President of the United States signed in type: John Adams, concerning relations with France. Page 3 has a brief mention of the reading of a bill in the Massachusetts legislature titled: "an Act for suppressing rogues, vagabonds and other idle, disorderly and lewd persons." Four pages, decorative masthead, scattered light foxing, generally very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:41

$46.00
157343

Rare Early 18th Century POST BOY Ornate Masthead CHRISTOPHER WREN 1716 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890528611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716 * Sir Christopher Wren replaced * Displayable masthead Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Office, as pay-master of the guards and garrison." Christopher Wren is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710. Other notab... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:35

$250.00
153737

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Helena Montana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767759231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featuring: "Death Of The President" "The Sad Event Occurs at 10:35 P.M. 19th" "His Last Moments as Reported from Elberon" "Expressions of Sympathy from Gen. Grant" and more (see). There is also a lengthy editorial headed: "Our Dead President" and related reports carrying over to page 3, 6 & 7. Eight pages, minor loss at th... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:28

$58.00
148604

Rare NASHUA NH Hillsborough County New Hampshire New England 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598187158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHUA WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, New Hampshire, October 28, 1882 * Hillsborough County * Rare title A title we have never seen before. This 8 pages newspaper has news of the with several interesting advertisements. Decorative masthead. Complete in 8 pages, uncut, a little fold wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:08

$27.00
142007

Early 18th Century Rare 1711 POST BOY Ornate Masthead ENGRAVING Newspaper PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391398573166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Aug. 16, 1711 * Displayable masthead * Early 18th century One of the earlier issues of this title we have offered, having two handsome engravings in the masthead, both showing much detail. The front page is mostly taken up with reports of the various wars in Europe with over half of pg. 2 taken up with "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:32

$49.00
138818

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Old English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333178220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has received instructions from the Commissioners not to prosecute any person but only to report to them such persons as refuse obedience" and a report from Boston which notes: "...was reported his papers were stamped, upon hearing of which the select men of the town were applied to by a number of the sons of liberty..." and an item from Phil... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:17

$275.00
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