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166635

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Cessation of Hostilities George III Proclamation1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126043173

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 15, 1783 * End of Revolutionary War * King George III proclamation * The cessation of hostilities Certainly the prime--and very historic--content takes over one-third of the back page, headed: "By the KING, A PROCLAMATION Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as well by sea as land, Agreed Upon Between his Majesty's the most Christian King, the King of Spain, the States General of the United Provinces, and the United States of America...". This is the very historic document by which Great Britain official declares an end to the Revolutionary War. Near the end of the Proclamation is the operative phrase: "...We have thought fit...to notify the same to al... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:21

$740.00
166591

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD London w/ 1st America Mention 1665 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372436791491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Nov. 23, 1665 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * First mention of America - The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #3 issue, only the third to be published. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:50

$1,950.00
166811

RHODE ISLAND SIEGE Revolutionary War Print & Treaty of Alliance 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392128251496

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 * Great siege of Rhode Island print * Revolutionary War original This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in prosecuting the war against them..." with other items as well. Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very nice fold-out plate titled: "The Siege Of Rhode Island, taken from Mr. Brindley's House, on the 25th of August, 1778." A rare print as th... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2018 09:54

$349.99
166241

British GENERAL THOMAS GAGE Boston Revolutionary War Letter 1775 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112512079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1775 * General Thomas Gage Boston letter * Revolutionary War from the enemy The issue begins with: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" includes much talk on America and takes 5 pages of text (see for portions). "Proceedings of the American Colonies" reports on the attack on the fort at St. John, Canada, & so much more taking four pages with portions reading: "The ports of America being all shut up there is now no channel of intelligence open from that continent...beginning of September the rebels, who had surprized the post of Ticonderoga & had before made incursions into the province of Quebec, again invaded that country..." with much ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$98.00
166239

SLAVERY ABOLITION ACT Passed w/ Slaves in British Empire Abolished 1833 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417901335

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1833 * Slavery Abolition Act 1833 * Royal assent - British Empire "Proceedings In Parliament" begins with: "The Slavery Abolition Bill, after some discussion, was read a second time, and committed. The third reading of the Jews' Civil Disabilities Bill was opposed by Messrs. Finch, C. Bruce..." with more on this (see). Another page has an item dated Aug. 7 reading: "The Slavery Abolition Bill was read a third time and passed. A clause, to the effect that apprenticed labourers should not be compelled to labour on Sunday, but have freedom for religious worship, was agreed to." Somewhat related is a report from the House of Lords: "Th... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$98.00
166593

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372439443571

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 26, 1782 * General Benedict Arnold * Benjamin Franklin & more Page 4 has: "...General Arnold lately arrived in town from New York, was at Court...was introduced to his Majesty & graciously received...Earl Cornwallis had a conference upwards of 3 hours with Lord G. Germaine & yesterday General Arnold with upwards of 2 hours...". Further on includes: "...we are assured that Dr. Franklin...laid before the French Ministry the outlines of a new treaty of alliance between France and Congress & that it had been revised, altered, and signed on the part of the French King...it is said the Americans, provided they are assisted by their allies to dispossess Grea... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2018 07:47

$57.00
166034

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104099003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 29, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death of his 4th son - best title to have The front page is black-bordered for the death of the 4th son of King George III. The ftpg. begins with: "Orders for the Court's going into mourning on the Sunday next...for His late Royal Highness the Duke of Kent & Strathern, fourth son of His Majesty...The Ladies to wear black bombazines...The gentlemen to wear black cloth..." with more detail. The balance of the ftpg. is more on proper mourning attire. Ironically, King George III would die just two days later. Great to have this content in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 p... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:44

$58.00
166031

NAPOLEONIC WARS France French Empire vs. United Kingdom BEGINS 1803 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104098297

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 4, 1803 * Napoleonic Wars begins * England vs. France The top of page 3 has a "news flash" headed: "WAR DECLARED" noting: "An express from New York arrived...the following is an extract from a letter received..." which states: "I beg leave to acquaint you, that WAR was declared between France and England on the 25th of March...". This was the beginning of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. Four pages, an archival mend in this notice and more behind it on page 4 causing no loss of readability. Otherwise nice.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:43

$39.00
165821

Rare 17th Century KING WILLIAM III Era Pamphlet 1695 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098413199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, April, 1695 * Rare 17th century title This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." (see). Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2018 13:58

$73.00
165797

Rare DON'T TREAD ON ME Gadsden Flag Description Revolutionary War 1776 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097737055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1776 * "Don't tread on me" naval flag * Post Declaration of Independence * Revolutionary War original from enemy A terrific item on the back page has a rare description of one of the American flags used during the Revolutionary War by the colonists, the text reading: "...the colours of the American fleet were striped under the Union with 13 strokes, called the Thirteen United Colonies, and their standard a Rattle-Snake. Motto, 'Don't Tread upon me.' " I don't believe I've ever seen this description in a period newspaper before. This flag is described as the first Navy Jack, or first "Continental Navy Jack", first used in January, 1776. Page 2 has ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:46

$195.00
165796

EARLY EVENTS of the American Revolutionary War 1775 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372395737504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 31, 1775 * Early in the Revolutionary War * Original reporting from the enemy Page 2 has a report from New York mentioning: "We have made a beginning of casting of brass cannon in this city. Yesterday a brass six pounder, cast by James Byers...city is formed into four battalions...properly uniformed and make a fine appearance." And another item notes: "...sailed from hence for America having on board a detachment of Marines...same day a new ship of 50 guns was launched...she is put into commission bound for America...". Another page has an advertisement for: "A Concise, Historical Account of all the British Colonies in North America...Massachusetts ... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:44

$125.00
165758

Very Early UNION JACK Flag of the United Kingdom DESCRIPTION 1674 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096953451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 28, 1674 * Very early Union Jack Flag description More than half of the front page is taken up with a notable Proclamation by the King of England concerning use and description of the British flag, and is one of the earliest printed references to the term "Union Jack" for the flag (is it the earliest??). The Proclamation is a result of merchant ships using flags very similar to the British flag, yet slightly different, noting: "...to evade the punishment due for the same, bear Jacks in shape and mixture of colours so little different from those of His Majesty as not to be without difficulty distinguished therefrom...by this His Royal Proclamation strictly... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$367.00
165757

Best KING JAMES II of England & Queen Mary Coronation 1685 London UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372394473272

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685 * Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary * Best title to be had - rare as such This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph preface reading: "This day being the Festival of St. George, the Coronation of their sacred Majesties King James the Second and Queen Mary was performed at Westminster in manner following..." and what follows is the lengthy text on the ceremonies. Given the historic nature of this report the full text is shown in the... See More  

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Ends September 06, 2018 14:49

$1,250.00
165711

Best KING GEORGE VI Death & QUEEN ELIZABETH II Reigns as Monarch 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096271660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, London, England, Feb. 7, 1952 * King George VI death * Queen Elizabeth II reigns * Best title to be had The banner headline announces: "DEATH OF KING GEORGE VI" with various related subheads and a nice photo captioned: "A recent portrait of his Majesty King George VI" with much related text. At the very top is: "8 Page Memorial Supplement". Great to have this report in a London newspaper. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin & fold wear, a few margin tears, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:44

$55.00
165443

CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH England to Australia Airplane Race Flight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372382308273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1930 * Aviator Charles Kingsford Smith * England to Australia air race * Record breaking airplane flight Page 11 has a one column heading: "CUTS RECORD 5 DAYS IN AUSTRALIA FLIGHT" with subheads and photo of Smith. (see) Coverage on his record breaking flight from England to Australia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2018 15:39

$39.00
165173

1670 JEWS Expelled from Vienna - Original London Newspaper - Rare & Historic!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370998102

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 28, 1670 * Jews are expelled from Vienna (Austria) * The synagogue has been removed! * extremely rare reporting - only the 5th year of L.G.'s publication The top of the front page has a report from Vienna noting: "The Jews have offered great sums of money to the Emperor to dispense with his order for their banishment, or at least to give leave that a considerable number of them may be permitted to continue here, but have effected nothing and are consequently preparing to be gone within the time prescribed having already taken care to remove their Synagogue." (see image for details) Considering the power and influence of Vienna during the 17th century, thi... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:30

$425.00
165044

King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND London Gazette DEATH Close 1684 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363685992

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1684 (note that by today's calendar the year would be 1685) * Charles II of England death close The top of the front page, set in larger-than-normal type, is a very timely and significant report on the ill health of the King. Indeed, he would die the day after the publication of this issue, February 6, which would be reported in the next issue of the London Gazette. The full text of the report is shown in the photo below, portions including: "The Lords of His Majesty's most Honorable Privy Council have thought fit...to make known that his Majesty, upon Monday morning last, was seized with a violent Fit that gave great cause to fear the issue of it...... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:37

$275.00
164908

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536705

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE of Tuesday, the 8th of February. Dated Friday, Feb. 11, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Funeral - best title to be had ? This is a broadside edition (single sheet printed on one side only) concerning the funeral of King George II of England. The ftpg. announcement is datelined Feb. 10 and notes in part: "All Peers, Bishops, Eldest Sons of Peers...who propose to assist at the interment of His late Most Sacred Majesty King George the Third, of Blessed Memory...are requested to signify their intention..." with more (see). Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:28

$47.00
164827

Very Rare REVOLUTIONARY WAR James Rivington Tory 1782 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372347581343

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ROYAL GAZETTE, New York, July 15, 1778 * American Revolutionary War * Extremely rare issue * James Rivington This is a case where the rarity of the title equals the historic content within. This was a Tory newspaper by the infamous James Rivington who was supportive of the British cause. Rivington's initially impartial stance shifted as the revolution loomed and public opinion polarized, until by late 1774 he was advocating the restrictive measures of the British government with such zeal and attacking the patriots so severely, that in 1775 the Whigs of Newport, Rhode Island, resolved to hold no further communication with him. The Sons of Liberty hanged Rivington in effigy. On May 1... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:30

$4,350.00
164429

VERY Rare 17th Century LONDON Scotland Estates 1689 England UK Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372328856181

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, April 27, 1689 * Very rare 17th century title The year of this issue is printed in the dateline of the lead article on the front page, as the dateline contains only the month and day. This is issue #14 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots and English. Much of the front page is taken up with: "The Act for the Levying Horse for the Security of the Kingdom" datelined at Edinburgh. Various reports carry over to the back page, including: "...the Viscount of Dundee having fled to the North parts of this Kingdom with about 80 horse, a strong detachm... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2018 07:36

$178.00
163612

Best King CHARLES II OF ENGLAND Scotland Ireland London 1685 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392038098295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 20, 1685 * Death of King Charles II * In a British newspaper All of the front page & a bit of pg. 2 are taken up with various addresses to King James II concerning the death of King Charles II who died in February (see). The back page has a list of those who won in a recent election which includes "Samuel Pepys, Esq.". Pepys is perhaps best known for his diary which was one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London and the Great Fire of London. A single sheet newspaper 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great con... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2018 15:47

$123.00
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
162290

Early 1718 Newspaper 18th Century LONDON GAZETTE Before Revolutionary War UK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392003344382

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 9, 1718 * Early 18th century This issue is 300 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe and more. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. Also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete single sheet newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches in nice condition. Historical Background: "When in the autumn of 1665 Charles II sought shelter in Oxford from the Great Plague, he and his courtiers wanted newspapers to read, yet feared to touch "The Intelligencer" or "The News," which, coming from London, might be infected. Therefore L... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:40

$30.00
162024

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243332161

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860 * Great Niagara Falls illustration Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches. When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, having been removed years ago. But not only is this print present but it is in uncommonly nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is in very nice condition. There are just a few very small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, almost unnoticeable. And some off-setting in t... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:11

$188.00
161931

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994733462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 5, 1820 * George III of the United Kingdom * Death - best title to be had ? The front page has "By the King, A Proclamation" concerning the death of King George III, prefaced with: "Requiring all Persons, being in Office of Authority or Government at the Decease of the late King, to Proceed in the Execution of their Respective Offices.". The king had just died 7 days earlier. Great to have this announcement in this title, the official mouthpiece of the Royal Court. Complete in 22 pages, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, small slits at the blank spine margin, great condition.

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:04

$42.00
161736

1765 Bound Volume w/ America STAMP ACT Tax on Colonists & Many Plates Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235642641

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1765 This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual Supplement issue as well. This is a great year for American-related content with much on the historic & hated Stamp Act. Some of the content includes: "General Gage's Account of the Reduction of the Indians" "Reasons Against Extending Excise Laws", "Account of the Number of Acres in Maryland" with a nice chart. A "Proclamation" by George Johnstone, governor of West Florida, which begins: "His Majesty having been...pleased to give to me instructions for the speedy & effectual settling of the province of West Florida..." which gives a descriptive account of it. Reports from Parliament and the King has a dateline of "Friday, 22" beginning: "Lord Mansfield, as speaker, an... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2018 14:47

$390.00
161690

Pre Revolutionary War TENSIONS in Boston 1768 Colonial Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234904667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, October 10, 1768 * Pre Revolutionary War tensions A somewhat short-lived colonial newspaper by a publisher with Loyalist leanings. The entire front page is taken up with: "Description of the Anaconda, a monstrous species of Serpent...". Page 3 has: "A Letter from Mr. Voltaire..." signed by him in type. Another page has a report from Charleston which begins: "The outrageous opposition lately offered to the civil authority near Marr's Bluff on Peedee River being at present a general subject of conversation & by many attributed to the people called Regulators..." with more (see). An item from Philadelphia includes: "...the General Assembly of this province br... See More  

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Ends March 29, 2018 16:07

$158.00
161287

RHODE ISLAND & Jamaica Loyal To King James II re. Rye House Plot 1685 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981328289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, England, July 23, 1685 * James II of England * Rye House Plot The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page report and letter from the inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island, expressing their loyalty to the new king (King James II) upon his ascension to the throne after the death of his brother, King Charles II. Included also is a similar letter and report from Jamaica. The backdrop of this event is the famous and historic Rye House Plot. It was just days later that King James issued a Proclamation seeking the summons of several of the potential conspirators. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:39

$125.00
160942

BATTLE & CAPTURE OF QUEBEC Canada James Wolfe French & Indian War 1759 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211121801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 20, 1759 * Battle & capture of Quebec, Canada * French and Indian War * General James Wolfe Page 6 has the: "Abridgment of the Placart Published by Gen. Wolfe...on His Arrival in the River St. Lawrence, 1759" containing in part: "The King justly exasperated against France, has set on foot a considerable armament by land and sea, to bring down the naughtiness of that Crown... The Canadians cannot be ignorant of their situation... The utmost exertion of their valour will be entirely useless, and will only serve to deprive them of their advantages that they might enjoy by their neutrality... they will only have their own selves to blame when they shall groa... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:25

$270.00
160844

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208757687

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 March 01, 2018 07:30

$188.00
160836

Rare & Early JUDAICA Judaism Jewish JEWS Mention 17th Century 1670 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372208198886

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 27, 1670 * 17th century Judaica content * Jewish - Jews The front page includes an item from Rome: "The Pope seems much concerned that after all his care for the reestablishment of the Mount of Piety, few persons will be perswaded to adventure to take up moneys from them, but rather apply themselves to the Jews, who furnish them at a far greater interest. This week a congregation was held upon this affair where some ways were proposed for taking this trade out of the hands of the Jews, whose cause was there so well managed that nothing was concluded to their disadvantage." (see) The back page has an interesting item on the King opening Parliament, noting: ... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2018 15:42

$64.00
160733

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372204718735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, March 29, 1666 * Earliest of newspapers to be had * Update on the great plague (rare) Front page news from "Spain" includes: "The Queen of Spain in Acknowledgment of the good services and fidelity of the Servants and Family of the Late King....". From "Venice" is a report stating, in part: "We have very great probability that our Fleet by this arrived at Candia, the Navy' having been ready long since at Pharos...". On the reverse is news from "Lisbon" stating: "We are Very impatient to hear what success his Majesty of England's Ambassador hath had in the mediating od a Peace between us and Spaine...". By far the most historic content in this issue is a... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 14:53

$244.00
160013

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949368027

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

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:30

$215.00
158895

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131223736

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:31

$125.00
158673

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


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

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:48

$138.00
158672

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


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

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Ends December 02, 2017 13:46

$227.00
158224

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


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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
158091

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


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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

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157831

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


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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
157262

Rare 17th Century King Charles II of England Era 1665 Old Newsbook Periodical


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INTELLIGENCER, London, May 8, 1665 * Rare 17th century periodical Here is an uncommon title in newsbook format (the forerunner of newspapers), which has news from various cities in England and Europe. This title pre-dates the London Gazette, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper (by exactly one month). There is a report of a naval battle between the frigate Dartmouth and a privateer from the Netherlands, with some details (see). Other news reports from Europe. Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 inches, great condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:38

$535.00
157029

GLORIOUS REVOLUTION King James II & William III of Orange 1688 London Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, October 11, 1688 * Glorious Revolution * James II of England * William of Orange This was from the time of the "Glorious Revolution" in England, when the Catholic throne of James II was being threatened by the Dutch Protestant William of Orange, who ultimately, along with his British wife, Mary Stuart, would soon become joint British sovereigns William and Mary. The front page contains a notable letter reading in part: "The unexpected news of the intended invasion of the Dutch fills us with all horror and amazement, that any nation should be so transcendently wicked, as groundlessly, to interrupt the peace and happiness we have enjoyed under your Majesties most gra... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:21

$165.00
156935

Historic GREAT FIRE OF LONDON Medieval City Conflagration 1666 British Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 24, 1666 * The Great London Fire period coverage * Earliest of newspapers to be had One of the greatest calamities, and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this title certainly being the most significant. Page 2 contains a report of a Proclamation by the King asking residents to bring in surveys of their property concerning their losses from the Great Fire, for compensation. The text reads in part: "His Majesty having been graciously p... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2017 15:28

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156717

FRENCH and INDIAN WAR American Forts Diagrams w/ Description 1755 Old Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: (discounted price) THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1755 * Diagrams of three American forts * The French & Indian War A 4 page article headed: "An Account of the British Trade & Settlements in North America from the French of Mons. Dumont, one of the Commissioners on the Part of the King of France for settling the Limits of the English & French Colonies in N. America." This is a terrific article on the early settlements of America by the contending nations of England & France & the troubles which brewed between them. It takes over 4 pages. Subheads at the top of the pages are: "New History of Hudson's Bay" and "Discovery & Settlement of Newfoundland and "French & English Contend for i... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 14:18

$75.00
155201

18th century 1747 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1747 * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: ...for the Better Adjusting & More Easy Recovery of the Wages of certain Servants; & for the better Regulation of such Servants & of certain Apprentices." Six pages, 11 1/2 by 6 7/8 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:25

$39.00
155193

Very EARLY Rare 1691 OBSERVATOR London England British Newspaper 326 Years Old


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR, London, England, June 19, 1691 * 17th century original * Rare title A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed. The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. One would have expected the French King in person at this time as the Head of his Army. 2. The Unaccountable Methods of that King about the taking of Mons. 3. How disappointed in the late Attempt upon Leige. 4. A new Invention of the French Court about Reducing Towns to their Obedience. 5. And how ridiculous. Several advertisements on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 by 12 3/4 inche... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:46

$94.00
155138

Extremely RARE 1665 Gazette 17th Century OXFORD London England PLAGUE Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #19 * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had * The black plague This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published in Oxford (actually published simultaneously in London & Oxford), and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 11:57

$730.00
154679

Great 18th Century EASTERN CANADA MAP Foldout Quebec Nova Scotia 1746 Magazine


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1746 * Great Eastern Canada map * Jacobite Rebellion Certainly the prime content in this issue is the quite large foldout map titled in the ornate cartouche: "A New Chart of the Coast of NEW ENGLAND, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW FRANCE or CANADA with the Island of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John's, etc...". The map show much great detail of this portion of present-day Canada, from Labrador to Boston, including towns at the eastern edge of Massachusetts & other portions of New England including Salem, Manchester, Salisbury, Marblehead, Charlestown, Cambridge, Kenebec, etc. There is nice detail of the "City of Quebec" in an inset, as well as a more expansiv... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:09

$335.00
154608

Very RARE Pro American Independence Pre Rev. War CRISIS 1775 London UK Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, London, England, October 21, 1775 * Very rare title In our over 40 years of dealing in rare newspapers We have rarely had the great fortune to encounter issues of this title. This extraordinary paper is one of the most bitter political sheets to be found, issued in London both in defense of American liberty and their cause for independence, as well as to attack the policies of the King of England. One scholar noted: "This title, which is of great rarity, contains a remarkable collection of papers attacking the Ministry & the British Government in terms of the greatest severity. Indeed, one can hardly believe that in time of war a publication of such character would be tolerated."... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:36

$830.00
153908

Early PLAYING CARDS King "Harry" VIII Advertismeent & JOHN ADAMS 1799 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1799 * Two President John Adams script signatures * Nice ad for King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards * Trenton, New Jersey serves as Federal Capital * Moses Gill proclamation and script signature The front page features two Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by the President: John Adams. One is a conclusion from a previous issue for regulating: "...trade with Indian tribes & to preserve peace on the frontiers." and the other to authorize the President: "...to fill certain vacancies in the army & navy.". Page three has a rare ad for "King Harry the Eighth Playing Cards," which is not a misprint. Some suggest the use of "King Harry VIII" ... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:28

$125.00
153516

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


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

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Ends May 14, 2017 07:38

$175.00
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