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180178

Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts TREASON TRIAL Revolutionary War 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748073826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779 * Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts * Treason trials - Revolutionary War The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and further on: "...he took occasion to lament the melancholy fate of those brave men who laid down their arms at Saratoga, languishing, he said, under the power of a set of men who have violated every idea of public faith..." and too much more to mention or photo here. There is an article on ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:57

$64.00
180177

Great BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia PENAL COLONY Founded 1786 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373009777512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1786 * Botany Bay * New South Wales * Australia The first 2 1/2 pages are taken up with a lengthy & detailed report on the establishment of a penal colony in Botany Bay. It begins: "While the plan for settling a colony at Botany Bay is preparing to be carried into execution..." with much more, & including a description of the country as well as the natives (Aborigines) of the area. A wealth of terrific & very early content on Australia. Also included is content concerning a medal of Queen Elizabeth including a plate of it. Near the back under: "America" is a report on the Shays' Rebellion in Massachusetts. The plate noted above has many images & is a foldout. Comple... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:56

$178.00
180173

FORT TICONDEROGA SIEGE by General John Burgoyne 1777 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748067036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777 * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * General John Burgoyne's official report * Gen. George Washington The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners. One letter is signed: G. Washington, and 3 are signed by: W. Howe. This fascinating text if followed by a: "Proclamation, by John Burgoyne" dated June 29, 1777, taking a full page and includes: "...The cause in which the British arms are thus exerted applies to the most affecting interests of the human heart; and the military servants of the crown..." with much more. Near the back is more American news including a report begi... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:49

$125.00
180171

JEW BILL Jewish Naturalisation Act Repealed in Parliament JEWS 1754 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748066542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1754 * Jewish Naturalisation Act repealed The prime content would be under the heading: "A Summary of the Proceedings in the Last Sessions of Parliament..." which reports the repeal of the famous Jew Bill of 1753. In 1753 a bill passed Parliament to allow Jews to become naturalized citizens but an uproar caused the bill to be reconsidered, as noted in this report. A portion of the report--the entirety of which can be seen in the photos--includes: "...a motion was made...for repealing an act which passed the last sessions, to permit persons professing the Jewish religion to be naturalized by parliament; but this being contrary to form...the same day a motion was made i... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:49

$145.00
179930

BOSTON MA EVACUATION & Cambridge England MAP Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999939398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1776 * Revolutionary War from the enemy * Boston, Massachusetts evacuation * Cambridge, England Map Articles include a continued: "Debate on the second Reading of the Bill for Prohibiting all Intercourse with the Colonies in Rebellion" & "Account of the Proceedings of the American Colonists Since the Passing of the Boston Port Bill" includes some good talk on the British evacuating Boston, mentioning that: "...Long Island...as the only spot in America for carrying on the war with effect against the rebels, is certainly worthy of notice.." including some description of Long Island, mentioning that "...Suffolk Co. (has) all good & loyal subjects...", plus some other items. This issu... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:16

$84.00
179928

re. BURNING of Norfolk & Portsmouth by British Revolutionary War 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999938189

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1779 * re. burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British Near the back are over 3 pages of reports headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from General Clinton to George Germain dated at New York which relates to a letter from General Mathew to General Henry Clinton dated at Portsmouth, Virginia & accompanied by a letter from Sir George Collier to Clinton, both of which relate some details on the burning of Norfolk and Portsmouth. Yet another letter on this event as well. In this historic British expedition, commanded by Adm. Sir John Collier, the raid at the Hampton Roads vicinity caused devastating effect by capturing or destroying large quantities of American ships a... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 12:15

$63.00
179882

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Voyage & Western Hemisphere (America) MAP 1773 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392733948024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 * Captain James Cook * North America map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France & England. Notice the shape of Florida & California. This map folds out to 9 3/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition with a bit of light foxing at a fold. The article takes nearly 7 pages and begins: "The voyage abounds with so many interesting & entertaining particulars, relative to new discoveries, that in our epitome we have but slightly touched on what... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:48

$325.00
180056

BATTLE OF DETROIT Bushy Run Fort Pitt Pontiac's Rebellion INDIANS 1763 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 373005964217

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1763 * Battles of Bushy Run & Detroit * Western Pennsylvania * Pontiac's Rebellion The prime content in this issue is: "By the King, a Proclamation" which calls for the disposition of newly acquired American territories, which does not allow English settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains, and requires all colonists already settled in those regions to return east. Any purchase of Indian land west of the Appalachians is strictly forbidden. This historic Proclamation takes 3 pages. Among the other articles noted in the table of contents are: "Instructions for the Preservation of Health in the Navy" "Boundaries of Quebeck Government" "Of East Florida, West "Florida, and ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 09:06

$139.99
180055

BATTLE OF FORT FRONTENAC Ends w/ UK Capture French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392744170246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 * Fort Frontenac captured * French and Indian War The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario. The report begins: "I landed with the troops within a mile of fort Frontenac without opposition the 25th: the garrison surrendered prisoner of war the 27th...It was a square fort of 100 yards the exterior side and had in it 110 men..." with more. This event was led by English Col. John Bradstreet. Included also is the list of: "... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 09:00

$79.99
180054

Early ELECTRICITY Use in Medicine & HALIFAX Nova Scotia MAP 1749 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392744168726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1749 * Halifax, Nova Scotia map * Early electricity in medicine One of the prime features of this issue is the map of Halifax found on one of the inside pages with the key to one side. The map is titled: "Plan of the New Town of Halifax in Nova Scotia". Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has news reports of the day, including an: "Extract of a Letter from Chebucto Harbour, Nova Scotia". Among the other articles within are: a continuation of an "Historical Account of the Fire of London in 1666" "New Remarks on Electricity" "Electricity of Great Use in Medicine" and more. Two of the three plates called for are present, one being a fullpg.... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:57

$49.99
180053

re. Articles TREATY OF PEACE Revolutionary War Ending & Cornwallis 1783 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392744165265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1783 * Workings on the Treaty of Peace * Revolutionary War officially ending Certainly the prime content is the Preliminary Articles of Peace which lead to the formal end of the Revolutionary War. There were three treaties necessary: between England & France, between England & Spain, and between England and the 13 united colonies in America. This latter document was signed in Paris by Franklin, Adams, Jay, Laurens, & Oswald. The extremely favorable conditions included the British recognition of American independence, the specific boundaries of the United States territory, a restoration of rights & property to American Loyalists & the withdrawal of British forces from American ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:51

$139.99
179461

18th Century BALKAN PENINISULA Balkans Turkey in Europe & More MAP 1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716954003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1770 This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770" (see). This map shows the Balkan peninsula and includes the region from then-Germany, to Russia, to the Mediterranean, to the Black Sea & Turkey and includes the heel of the "boot" of Italy (see). Very detailed & in uncommonly nice condition, folding out to measure 10 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches (see). There is an article: "A Review of the Present State of the War between the Russians and Turks..." which relates to this map, and also an article: "Particular... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:28

$128.00
179457

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977273648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1781 * American Revolutionary War * Early Cornwallis' surrender rpt. * General Benedict Arnold Certainly the most notable content is found near the back under the "Postscript", so noted as it contains recently-received news inserted in the issue just before being printed. It is dated November 27. The report reads in part: "We are extremely sorry to inform our reads...dispatches...dated the 29th of October, informing that on the 19th of the same month Lord Cornwallis, with the troops under his command, forming about 7000 in number and composed of the flower of the British troops in America, found himself under the necessity of capitulating to the French. The particulars of this... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:21

$320.00
179357

(2) 18th Century MAPS Coast of France & More French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972458804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 * 2 nice 18th century maps * French and Indian War The prime feature of this issue would be the two maps included, although only one is called for. One is a very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend to Cape Finistrerr, including the Opposite Coast of the British Channel", folding out to 8 1/2 by 10 1/4 inches. Great condition. The second map is the one called for in this issue: "A Map of the Country Round Dresden, with the towns and fortresses..." showing a portion of present-day Germany. It folds out to 8 1/2 by 10 inches and is in very nice condition also. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:53

$167.00
179356

President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Annual Address 1796 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392711050013

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1796 * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Certainly the most notable content is the: "Interesting Intelligence from the American States" which takes over 3 pages of text. Over 2 pages of this text is taken up with George Washington's state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is dated at Philadelphia, Dec. 8 & is prefaced with: "This day, the President met both Houses of the Legislature of the United States at the Congress Hall, and delivered the following Speech:..." with the text beginning: "Fellow citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives, I trust I do not deceive myself while I indulge the persuasion that I have never met you at any period..." ... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:53

$78.00
179355

Early BOTANY BAY New South Wales Australia CONVICTS Penal Colony 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972456219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia * Penal Colony - Convicts * Early chess - Benjamin Franklin Near the back under the "Domestic Occurrences" heading is a report reading: "By the last accounts received from the fleet from Botany Bay, they arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on the 13th of October last and expected to sail again about the middle of Nov. and to proceed directly for their place of destination. They were very healthy, and the convicts very orderly. The number of deaths from England to the Cape amounted to 21." This is a very early account of the use of Australia as a penal colony, and the establishment of the very first British settlement there. Two pages have considerable ... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$115.00
179354

KING LOUIS XVI of France Conspiracy GUILLOTINE Execution Print 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972455442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793 * King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic) This issue contains the: "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI with a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis guilty?...I hereby declare that the National Convention has found Louis Capet guilty of a conspiracy against the liberty of the Nation, and the safety of the state..." with much talk on what they should do with him including the votes of various individuals (see). Ultimately they report: "...I vote for Death! Ah! could we but as easily dispose of all Tyrants!...the pre... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:52

$259.00
179352

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Crosses Crossing the DELWARE Rev. War 1777 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372972453068

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1777 * General George Washington * Crosses - crossing the Delaware The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776" which describes his crossing of the Delaware River, reading in part: "I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed against a detachment of the enemy lying in Trenton, and was executed yesterday morning. The evening of the 25th I ordered the troops intended for this purpose to parade to the back of McKenky's Ferry that they might begin to pass as soon as it grew dark...but the quantity of ice made that night, impeded the passage of the boats s... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2020 15:51

$470.00
178780

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York William Howe Revolutionary War MAP 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679916166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, for the year 1776 * Battle of Long Island w/ map * American Revolutionary War * General William Howe victory A very nice "Supplement" issue to this popular magazine from during the Revolutionary War. This 28 page magazine features a great & lengthy account of the Battle of New York signed in type by: W. Howe which takes over 4 pages, only a few portions of which are shown in the photos. Included is the list of soldiers killed, wounded & missing in the battle and the ordinance & stores taken, taking close to 2 pages as well. But certainly the prime piece in this issue, very much related to the New York battle report, is the great foldout map titled: "Map Of the Progress of H... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:38

$505.00
178656

Early MASON-DIXON LINE Creation re. Pennsylvania & Maryland Region 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670840930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, for the year 1769 * Mason and Dixon Line creation This is the "supplement" issue provided at the end of the year containing various articles much like the regular issues but containing fewer pages. It has just a one-third page masthead and also includes the table of contents on the front page. Articles include an: "Accurate List of the Knights, Burgesses, & Citizens returned to serve in the present Parliament" & "Further Reflections on Mess. Mason's and Dixon's Measure of a Degree of Latitude in North America", they of the Mason-Dixon Line fame, & which is a continuation of a lengthier article--and map--which is in the December issue. Other articles as well. No plates... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:16

$27.00
178655

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Farewell Address Orders to Army Troops 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941379681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1783 * General George Washington * Farewell address to Continental Army A 2 issue set. The August issue has a section headed: "Authentic Papers Relative to American Affairs" includes reference to learning of the Treaty of Peace ending the Revolutionary War, and also includes a "Resolve" from Congress concerning the mutinous soldiers in Washington's army, along with Washington's reply. This is followed by "A Proclamation" from Congress which begins in part: "Whereas a body of armed soldiers in the service of the United States...having mutinously renounced their obedience to their officers..." with more (see for portions). This is followed by the first portion of G... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:15

$230.00
178654

Historic President GEORGE WASHINGTON State of the Union Address 1793 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372941378885

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. * President George Washington * State of the Union Address Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Following Speech of the President of the American Congress, December 3, 1793, is of too Much Importance in the Annals of Politicks to be Omitted in our Repository of Memorable Events", so it is printed in this issue in full, taking over 2 pages and signed in type at its conclusion: George Washington. (see photos for portions) Of curious interest is wha... See More  

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:14

$76.00
178593

Rare & Early SOUTHERN AMERICA Florida Gulf Coast & West Indies MAP 1762 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669088092

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1762 * Very early Southern America map w/ West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this early magazine is the terrific & very displayable foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the West Indies with the Adjacent Coast" as noted in the ornate cartouche. This map shows much of present-day Georgia & Florida to present-day Texas, with all of Central America and all of the Caribbean Ocean, plus northern South America. It includes the many islands of the Caribbean, each labeled, and is in uncommonly terrific condition. The map measures 8 by 11 3/4 inches. (map is held separately in its own acid-free partial folder). You also get the complete 48 page issue which contains a wide ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:17

$415.00
177849

AMERICAN COLONIES Tensions w/ England Pre-Revolutionary War 1769 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1769 * Tensions between American Colonies & England The most significant content is a seven page section headed: "Interesting Affairs Relative to America" filled with correspondence about the troubling situation in America. Included is: "Part of a Letter Published in the Maryland Gazette" which begins: "Every new piece of intelligence from England is more alarming than the last...We have little reason to expect a redress of grievances from the present temper & disposition of the British ministry...A people who were once free can hardly be deprived of many of their dearest & most valuable rights...The axe must be paid to the root of liberty & a plan of slavery made consistent in all... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:50

$75.00
177848

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 1st American Diplomat FRANCE French Minister 1782 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842264

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1782 * Benjamin Franklin * 1st American diplomat to France Most notable is the article which is prefaced with: "The following is said to be the Substance of a Conversation Lately Held by Dr. Franklyn [Franklin] with the French Minister on the Subject of American Affairs; supposed to Contain the Real Sentiments of the American Congress" which takes over a full column. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. One item begins: "Among the calamities that have attended the American war, none are more to be lamented than the untimely deaths of many brave men, cut off, not in battle or in any honourable service, but by treachery or in the... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:49

$50.00
177833

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891517121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1788 * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work (see for portions). This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on the Salmon Fishery in the Tweed"... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:21

$69.00
177831

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Peace Restored ? British General WILLIAM HOWE 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392608539719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1777 * General William Howe * Revolutionary War * Restoring peace Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Debate in the House of Lords...Relative to the American War" which obviously has much concerning the Revolution, including reference to America declaring itself independent. Another page has a "Proclamation" signed in type by William Howe, from New York, on "...Restoring peace to the colonies..." which is good reading (see for the full text). Near the back is a great & detailed: "Extract of a letter from Howe to Germaine" from New York, talking of battles at Danbury Bound Brook, plus other affairs in the vicinity, taking a full page (see). This is followed by a letter to... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:20

$64.00
177689

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed in 1776 HISTORIC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596701535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1776 * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find an issue containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $50,000 or more in nice condition, here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. The title/contents page of this issue, with a decorative engraving, includes: "Declaration of American Independency 361" referencing the page with the actual printing ... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:10

$3,995.00
177178

18th Century CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAP & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862996384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756 The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes (see photos for portions). But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches and is in very nice, clean condition. This map is rarely found within the issue as most were removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 pg. article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier. Indeed, a footnote includes: "M. de Ro... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:51

$340.00
177174

BENEDICT ARNOLD Major John Andre TRAITOR Revolutionary War Defects 1780 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862993509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1780 * Benedict Arnold defects * Major John Andre treason * Revolutionary War Within the "Historical Chronicle" near the back of the issue is a portion which notes: "...These gentlemen were reply'd to by others in opposition, who in thee accumstom'd style execrated the American war & denounced vengeance on those who had been the cause of it...all the evils with which we are not threatened, & the loss of our transmarine possessions; the independency of the colonies; their accession to the power of our natural enemies; & their possession as essential to the very being of Great Britain as a great nation, was all foreseen & foretold before the tyranny of administration had... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:46

$133.00
177173

BOTANY BAY AUSTRALIA Admiral Arthur Phillip & African Slave Trade 1788 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862992084

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, April, 1788 * Botany Bay, Australia - Admiral Arthur Phillip * Northern plantations act to discourage the slave trade Within this issue is a report concerning Commodore Phillips at Botany Bay reading: "The Botany fleet arrived at the Cape on the 13th of October, after a passage from Rio de Janeiro of only five weeks & four days. Commodore Phillips, after supplying the ships with sea stores, means to purchase live stock of every kind the country affords & then to proceed in a direct course to the place of is destination, unless driven by stress of weather to alter it.". This report coincides with the historical record which indicates Phillips stopped off at Brazil for various supplies ... See More  

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Ends January 03, 2020 07:45

$95.00
176973

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576676

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

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:31

$485.00
176972

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372850791033

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

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$136.00
176971

Early MAJOR GEORGE WASHINGTON 22 Years Old in French & Indian War 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392548576162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1754 * Early George Washington * French and Indian War A very rare opportunity for a periodical which mentions George Washington long before he would become more famous 20 years later. An inside page has a nice article titled: "Account of a Journey from Williamsburg to the French Fort near the Lake Erie in Virginia" which begins: "The French having been lately erecting forts & making settlements upon the river Ohio, in the western parts of Virginia, which are known to be the property of Great Britain, Major George Washington was sent by Governor Dinwiddie with a letter to the French commandant on that river...Mr. Washington set out on the 31st of October, 1753..." wi... See More  

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Ends December 22, 2019 08:30

$255.00
176463

ORIGINS OF CHESS Strategy Checkered Board Game Mind Sport 1742 British Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1742 One of the articles within is titled: "The Origin of the Game of Chess from the French of M. Frevet" which includes nearly 2 pages and contains much detail (see photos for portions). The article begins: "In the beginning of the fifth century of the Christian era, there was in the Indies a very powerfull Prince..." and further on is: "...With this view, he invented the game of chess, where the King, although the most considerable of all the pieces, is both impotent to attack as well as defend himself against his enemies, with the assistance of his subjects and soldiers. The new game soon became famous, the King of the Indies heard of it and would learn it...shewing him the sk... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2019 09:46

$78.00
176342

CARIBBEAN NAVAL BATTLES Sea Islands Revolutionary War 1780 British Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1780 Near the back is: "American Intelligence" which contains various reports & letters concerning naval events in the Caribbean relating to the Revolutionary War. Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, very nice condition. Lacking the plates called for. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engraving of the skyline of London.

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:11

$28.00
176341

BRITISH & AMERICAN Relations Early in the Revolutionary War Told 1782 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1782 * American Revolutionary War relations Under the book review section is: "A View of the History of Great Britain During the Administration of Lord North..." which includes much reflection on the situation in America from 1774 through 1777. Plus there is another review of the book: "Considerations on the American War Under the Following Heads: American Independency, Pursuit of the War, War of Posts, Plan of Operations, French Policy." Also a great full page plate of: "The Crested Falcon" which has a related article as well. The other plate called for is lacking. Complete in 56 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Maga... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2019 14:10

$59.00
176291

JOHN HANCOCK American Revolution Patriot Statesman Governor DEATH 1793 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1793 * John Hancock death (1st report) * American revolution patriot * Declaration of Independence fame Although there is a wide range of interesting articles in the body of this issue, certainly the most significant is one of the more inconspicuous, being the announcement of the death of John Hancock. Perhaps it is not unexpected that the death of this notable person, who had been such a thorn in the side of England during the years immediately preceding and during the Revolutionary War would be given such trivial notice in this magazine. The report comes under the heading: "Deaths" and reads, amongst many others: "At Boston, in New England, aged 57, his Excellency John ... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2019 13:55

$58.00
175753

1780 WEST FLORIDA Surrender to Spanish Revolutionary War London UK Old Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780 * West Florida surrendered to Spanish * Revolutionary War from the enemy The issue begins with 5 pages of the "Summary of the Debates in Parliament" which includes some discussion of the American situation, one bit noting: "...could see no difference in point of turpitude between an endeavour to detach France from America and an attempt to recover America from France...remained totally silent respecting America; from whence an inference had been drawn as if the American war was to be abandoned...that if the King's confidential servants had thought it advisable...to have given America independence, the nation needed not now to have had a foreign war to struggle with...if such... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 12:58

$53.00
175329

Great 18th Century EUROPEAN MAP - French and Indian War OSWEGO 1756 UK Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 * Great & quite large map of Europe * Oswego - French & Indian War * Judaica - Jewish content The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART of EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, and parts of the Middle East including Jerusalem, Joppa, Cairo, & Cyprus. This map measures 13 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches, margins being sufficiently wide. There is some off-setting of ink in the two right corners, from having been folded into itself for over 250 years. Otherwise in excellent condition. Under the heading near the back: "American News" is a report which includes: "...concerning... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:44

$190.00
175199

18th Century MAP OF GREECE & Pre Revolutionary War America Taxation1770 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1770 * Pre Revolutionary War America The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with: "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with: "Lieutenant Hutchinson's Speech to Both Houses of Assembly of the Province of Massachusetts' Bay". In it he deals with the taxation issue (see). This is followed by comments on the response from the Mass. Assembly which deals with the non-importation agreement, a part of which includes: "...the greatest difficulty that the Patriots in that country can force down their non-importation scheme upon the bulk of the people who already begin to feel the effects of their obstinacy...Newport in Rhode Island has already relinquished the confederacy,... See More  

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Ends October 11, 2019 12:08

$88.00
174525

BOTANY BAY Settlement Arthur Philip 1st Fleet Arrives in Australia 1789 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1789 * Commodore Philip arrives at Botany Bay * Early report on settling Australia By far the most significant item is the first detailed account in print (London Chronicle of Feb. 24 gives a one sentence report) of the settlement at Botany Bay by Captain Arthur Philips. The article takes approximately 2 1/2 columns and includes details of the first arrival in the bay, the first aboriginal contact, war with the aboriginals during which 3 settlers are killed, La Perieux (La Perouse) arriving, first courts, women convicts trying to get away with the French, etc. The report is found near the back under: "Domestic Occurrences" and begins: "An authentic account has been received th... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:11

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174513

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE DEBATE to be Recognized ? Revolutionary War 1782 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1782 * American Independence debate * Post Revolutionary War Near the beginning are 9 pages of "Summary of Proceedings in the Second Session of the Present Parliament". Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day and includes under: "American News" an "Extract of a Letter from a Loyalist of Distinction at New York, Aug. 14" and which has: "You were not sensible of the proceedings...when you wrote ...and did not know that orders were given to Mr. Grenville to offer the independency of the 13 provinces at the negociation at Paris. This distressing piece of intelligence was communicated to us by Sir Guy Carleton...they transmitted it i... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:26

$55.00
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JOHN PAUL JONES Revolutionary War Defeats HMS SERAPIS and Battle of Stono Ferry


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1779 * John Paul Jones * Defeat of the HMS Serapis * Revolutionary War naval * Battle of Stono Ferry - SC Included is a terrific & detailed letter reporting the famous battle involving John Paul Jones and his ship the Bonhomme Richard, prefaced with: "A Letter from Capt. Pearson of His Majesty's ship Serapis..." datelined Oct. 6, 1779 with the letter taking nearly two pages and containing a great amount of detail on this battle. One portion notes: "...when we found her to be an American ship of war called the Bon Homme Richard, of Capt. Paul Jones...on my going on board the Bon Homme Richard I found her in the greatest distress...she was also on fire in two places...they were o... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$148.00
173986

Historic GEORGE WASHINGTON Presidential Election WINNER John Adams 1789 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1789 * George Washington elected 1st president of U.S. * Report from his Revolutionary War enemy (historic) Certainly the most significant---and very historic--report in this issue is the account under the heading "America" of George Washington being elected the first President of the United States. The full text can be seen in the photos, however portions include: "The 4th of March, being the day appointed by the ordinance of Congress for proceedings to commence under the new Federal Constitution, the morning was ushered in by a discharge of 14 cannon...it was found that George Washington, Esq. was unanimously elected President, and John Adams, Esq. with a very few dissidents... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:11

$345.00
173985

MUTINY ON THE HMS BOUNTY Royal Navy Captain William Bligh 1790 British Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 * Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh Near the back of this issue (starting on page 463) is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity & Importance are worthy to be recorded." which begins: "The first that attracted the public notice was a mutiny on board the Bounty..." with the detailed, carrying over to the next page, with mention of Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, & others, with the actual account of the mutiny (see images for details). A f... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:10

$285.00
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Rare French and Indian War AMERICA MAP w/ Forts Oswego & Ontario 1757 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 * Forts Oswego and Ontario * French and Indian war with map Inside has is a quite lengthy article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages. This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville". Included as well is a very nice half page map headed: "Plan of the Forts Ontario and Oswego with Part of the River Onondago and Lake Ontario", including a key to the noted points on the map (see photos). Only a small portion of the text is shown in the photos. The more significant item in this issue is the great a... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:56

$455.00
173255

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain DEATH - French and Indian War 1760 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760 * George II of Great Britain death * French and Indian War Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the Town of Mont Royal, commonly called Montreal..." and this is followed by: "Translation of a very Extraordinary Letter...Before the Arrival of our Troops at Montreal". The corresponding map is lacking. Among other articles in this issue are: "A Remark upon one part of the Memoirs of the late Mr. Handel" "The Phenomenon of the Milky Way Accounted for" "Descript... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 14:49

$89.00
173253

NEW HARMONY INDIANA Robert Owen's Socialist Community Experiment 1826 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1826 and is about 55 pages in length. Although this issue has several articles of interest, perhaps the most intriguing is found under the heading, "NORTH AMERICA - Mr. Owen's New Harmony," which describes in detail Robert Owen's vision for "a New Moral World" of happiness, enlightenment, and prosperity through education, science, technology, and communal living. Owen believed his utopian community would create a "superior social, intellectual and physical environment" based on his ideals of social reform (source, Wikipedia). See images for the entire text describing this utopian community. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains new... See More  

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Ends June 28, 2019 14:48

$32.00
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FRANCE Declares War w/ England SEVEN YEARS'S WAR & Early America 1756 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1756 * France declaration of war w/ England * Early America The issue begins with a: "...Satyrical Description & character of the Celebrated M. de Voltaire...". Page 4 has an interesting item on the "French King's Declaration of War" which is essentially their justification for going to war against England in what we now call the French & Indian War (see for portions). This is followed by a: "...Letter written by Col. Napier to Gen. Braddock..." with much discussion of the French & Indian War (see for portions), taking over a full page. Over a full page is taken up with a: "...Letter to Dr.Mitchell Complaining of a Material Error in marking the Limits of New Jersey in his Map... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:54

$95.00
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