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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392149813515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, February, 1780 * Captain James Cook death * Third voyage - HMS Resolution The most notable content would be a report near the back concerning Captain James Cooks third voyage, and with good detail on the death of Cook. One portion includes: "...The islanders became every day more bold...their inclination for theft which went so far as to steal one of his boats. Captain Cook...advanced towards a large body...and accosted their chief...Indians begun then to be enraged...they did not give time to load again, but killed Captain Cook and four of his people, forcing the others...to make their escape under favour of the fire of their pinnace, Captain Clerke...saw no possibility of revenging the d... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 06:51

$96.00
167306

THE STAMP ACT Direct Tax on Colonies BEGINS London England 1765 Old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372463880209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1765 * The Stamp Act at it's beginning * Legitimized by the British Certainly the most notable content is the report: "By the act for laying a stamp duty on printed news papers, deeds, and parchments in America, the respective duties on each are the same as in Great Britain, the monies arising therefrom to be applied towards the necessary defense of the colonies." which was the British justification of the hated Stamp Act (see). Other articles in this issue include: "The Fish Act: Effects of it" "Letter of Queen Christiana of Sweden" "Description of the Field and Mole Crickets" "Winkleman's Account of Herculaneum" "Description of a Wheel Barometer" which is accompanied by a fu... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:20

$83.00
167304

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392143271202

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

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Ends November 07, 2018 14:19

$55.00
167121

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION & Tamworth Castle Print April 1, 1790 Gentleman's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535298

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1790 * The French Revolution * 18th century reader's digest Among the articles are: "The Importance, and the Neglect, of Veterinary Medicine"; a list of: "Eminent Physicians who have Been Regimental Surgeons". Near the back is much on an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France" taking several pages. Included are all 3 plates called for which include a very nice: "South View of Tamworth Castle" as well as a large foldout of: "Risge's Patent Drill and Hoe Plough" (see). Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, good condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "mag... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
167091

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323993

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 October 31, 2018 09:30

$365.00
167090

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage NORTHWEST Bering Sea w/ Prints 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134323663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, January, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Bering Sea - Alaska This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from after July, 1778 when he was exploring the far northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest passage to the Atlantic, extending into what are now called the Aleutian Islands & to the Bering Strait then the Arctic Ocean before having to turn back due to ice. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the article, topics include: "Departure from Oonalas... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:29

$156.00
166294

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram Pre Revolutionary War Tensions1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118251023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770 Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it (see). A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares" and various other aspects of such a town. No doubt many 18th century towns in the colonies were laid out using this plan. Also of great interest are over two pages headed "American Affairs" which is mostly taken up with a letter: "To the Betrayed Inhabitants of the City & Colony of New York" which is terrific reading on the har... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:27

$87.00
166293

Rare 18th Century EASTERN EUROPE MAP Ukraine Turkey & More 1739 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372426688308

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1739 * Foldout map of Eastern Europe * 18th century original Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice foldout map of Eastern Europe, showing what would seem to be portions of the Ukraine, Turkey, and the vicinity (see photos). This map measures 7 3/4 by 13 inches and is in very nice condition. This is only the second fold-out map offered in this title. Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Why the Popish Lords decline Taking the Oaths" "Daring Presumption of the Methodists" "A Further Account of the South Sea Company's Affairs" "Deplorable Case of a Widow Lady" and more. Near the back is the: "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:26

$72.00
166244

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON French & Indian War Gov. Robert Dinwiddie 1755 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417905565

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755 * Early George Washington * Governor Robert Dinwiddie There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent..." and others. There is also a report reading in part: "The poor men who suffered at the meadows with colonel Washington recommend to your favour as they were disabled in the service of their country...". This is very early & rather rare mention of George Washington, when he was just... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:43

$220.00
166243

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417904413

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:42

$83.00
166242

Great JULY 1776 Revolutionary War AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417903850

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1776 * American Independence * John Hancock It is rare to find newspapers or magazines with the magical date of "July, 1776". Here is one. The first article is: "Debate on the American Restraining Bill" with has much interesting reading and takes six pages. There are also 3 pages of text on events in America, including: "Proceedings of the American Colonists since the Passing the Boston Port Bill" with various reports, including one stating that: "...the main army of the United Colonies has changed its situation; and that the head-quarters are now at New-York, where Gen. Washington has already taken up his residence..." . Included is a proclamation iss... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:42

$378.00
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
166240

18th Century MAP OF ITALY Tuscany Naples & More - COMETS w/ Print 1742 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417902139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1742 * 18th century map of Italy * Comets with diagram Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice full page: "Map of Italy" which shows the various borders of the states at that time, including Tuscany, Naples, Ecclesiastical State, Milan, Savoy, Venice, and more (see). Also included with the maps are Corsica, Sardinia, a portion of Sicily, as well as portions of France (including Provence), Germany, and Turkey. There are two articles on comets, with two engravings of them. Other items in this issue include: "The Art of Deciphering" which is on translating the Dutch language; and: "The Latin Language" "The Life of Peter Burman... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$88.00
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
166238

Early & Rare 18th Century CANADA Hudson Bay North America MAP 1790 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417899910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1790 * Map of Canada, Hudson Bay & other portions of North America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice, attached fold-out map: "A Map showing the communication of the Lakes and the Rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America." The map shows the extreme western parts of Lake Superior and "Hudson's Bay", "Lake Winiping (now Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba) and other landmarks across what is now Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, to "Queen Charlotte's Island". Northern and northwestern points shown include Slave Lake in what is now the Northwest Territories, "Pr. William Sound" and Cook's River (both in Alaska). The map ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:40

$236.00
166237

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112510666

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 * Mutiny on the Bounty * Captain William Bligh Near the back of this issue 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). A fine, period ... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:39

$265.00
166130

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram & Patagonian PENGUIN Print 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111605202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1769 Within this issue is an interesting article: "Plan for Settling New Colonies" which includes an illustration showing how a town in an American colony is best laid out with a "middle square", the "first street", "second street", location of houses and roads, etc. (see). The article describes how such towns are to be created, & includes: "...The design is to settle 124 families together in one town & to give each of them there sufficient ground for a house, barn and stable, a yard for poultry, a garden of one acre and land enough to keep one cow, all close to one another...The whole contains a portion of land 3 miles square with the town in the middle... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 08:55

$65.00
166030

Great 18th Century UNITED STATES U.S. America w/ Florida MAP 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404320348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June 1763 * 1763 map of the United States * Slave insurrection in the West Indies Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map which shows the greater portion of colonial America in 1763, showing from the Great Lakes to most of Florida, to New Mexico, to the upper portions of "Louisiana" (see). The accompanying article, which takes over 3 pages, is titled: "Some Account of Louisiana, or the Western Ports of Virginia and Carolina, & of the Countries that lie on both sides the Mississippi, where a Colony from the Plantations is actually now Forming." The article is very descriptive (photos show portions) noting that this large expanse... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:42

$620.00
165801

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392097738548

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, May, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook death * Third Voyage - Hawaiian Islands This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from February, 1779 when he returned to the Hawaiian Islands after his search for a Northwest Passage to the Atlantic. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Death of Captain Cook--Capt. Clerke's Departure from Owhyhee--Arrival at Atooi--Final Departure from the Sandwich Islands--Description of the Natives--Treatment of Their Women-... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2018 15:48

$177.00
165563

SLAVERY Abolsihed in British Empire Colonies w/ Abolition Act Law 1834 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387131952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1834 * Slavery is abolished in the British Empire * A report from the West Indies Although inconspicuous, page 421 has a noteworthy report from the West Indies regarding the emancipation of the slaves in that region as a result of the enactment of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. Also present are articles regarding the Book of Enoch, the Ancient Cross at Nevern (with corresponding plate), and on the Pennies of Henry VII (with corresponding illustrations). Complete in over 100 pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, contents page (no cover as is typical of GM's of the 1830's), nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:59

$68.00
165562

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER Quebec City Canada MAP French & Indian War 1759 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392092442065

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1759 * St. Lawrence River - Quebec, Canada map * French and Indian War The most notable item in this issue is the very nice & detailed full page map of the St. Lawrence River and present-day city of Quebec, titled "An Authentic Plan of the River St. Laurence from Sillery to the Falls of Montmorency." (see). The map is in nice condition measuring 5 by 8 1/2 inches, & has the locations of the various military encampments and ships in the river, providing much detail. A facing page has the "Explanation of the References in the Plan of the River St. Laurence". There is also a lengthy article titled: "Instructions by Major General Wolfe in Case of an I... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:59

$188.00
165561

Early & Rare Antacrtica SOUTH POLE MAP Polar & Florida Description 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387131300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1763 * 18th century South Pole map * Early description of Florida Within this issue is an interesting and quite early article titled: "A Description of the Country of Florida" which takes over a full column, and includes: "...Florida is a large country...this country is happy in a pure air & a fruitful soil, equal to any of our colonies producing excellent timber, herbs, all sorts of grain & excellent grapes...the woods are full of deer, goats & other animals. Although the climate be naturally warm...yet the intense heat is much mitigated by the refreshing sea breezes...the chief town of Florida possessed by the Spaniards was St. Augustine..." wit... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:58

$180.00
165236

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK South Seas Pacific Third Voyage w/ PRINT 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084828575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), September, 1784 * Captain James Cook * South Seas w/ print This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from November, 1777 thru February, 1778 when in the South Seas. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, subheads include: "Arrival at Ulietea--Desertion from the Ships--Conspiracy to Seize the Captains Cook and Clerke--Christmas Island and the Sandwich Islands Discovered--Intercourse with the Natives of Atooi [Polynesia]" and much more (see), with the very detailed text taking 10 pages. Of signi... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:37

$148.00
165174

Rosh Hashanah 1778 Rare Print Sounding of the Ram's Horn - Amsterdam Synagogue


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372370999465

Shown is an original & historic old print (and corresponding publication), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE & Rare Print, London, May, 1778 * Rosh Hashanah - the sounding of the ram's horn - print * Rare look inside the Synagogue at Amsterdam * General Burgoyne re: the Battle of Saratoga Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the very nice, rare foldout engraving which is described on the contents page as: "An Inside View of the Jews Synagogue at Amsterdam, and of the Ceremony of sounding the Horn on New Year's Day" (see). This plate folds out to 8 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches and is in great condition. It is mentioned only in a postscript on the facing page: "In consequence of our request to our correspondents, we have received the annexe... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:31

$325.00
165033

SIR FRANCIS BERNARD Massachusetts Governor Pre Revolutionary War 1768 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080113136

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1768 * Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet The prime feature is: "A Letter from the Earl of Shelburne to his Excellency Governor Barnard" of Massachusetts, which is followed by a piece prefaced with: "The General Assembly of Massachusetts Bay having treated the above letter with great freedom, Governor Bernard put an end to the Session with the following speech..." (see). Further on is: "An Address to the People. Friends & Countrymen, well-wishers to the Glorious Cause of Liberty". Among additional articles are: "The Claims of the French to Newfoundland, Considered" "An Account of the American Armadilla" which includes a nice full page plate of what we ... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:21

$55.00
164978

1st BALLOONING PRINT Jean-Pierre Blanchard & Peter the Wild Boy 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077829632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1785 * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * 1st English Channel crossing print * "Peter the Wild Boy" Perhaps the most notable content is the foldout plate with various images, the largest of which is a terrific engraving of: "The Flight of M. Blanchard and Dr. Jeffries from Dover Castle" to France, as noted at the bottom of the title/contents page. This was the very first crossing of the English Channel by balloon, and could well be the earliest image of any balloon flight to appear in any periodical. A related article with much detail on the flight is found in the January issue. Included is an article which references the first American Episcopal bishop... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:23

$128.00
164977

Historic LIBERTY BELL Erected in Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1753 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077829193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July 1753 * The Liberty Bell is erected in Philadelphia (historic) * Water color bird print Near the back of this issue is a terrific--yet inconspicuous--report which is part of various news items under the heading: "America" and dateline of "Philadelphia, May 10" reading: "Last week was raised and fixed, in the State-House Steeple, the great bell, weighing 2080 lb. cast here, with this inscription, 'Proclaim liberty throughout all the land, to the inhabitants thereof'". This is how they reported the installation of which would become known as the Liberty Bell. Terrific item from long before it would become a treasured piece of American history! Addition... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:22

$215.00
164976

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH New Jersey Revolutionary War GEORGE WASHINGTON 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1778 * Battle of Monmouth Court House, New Jersey * General George Washington This is a very historic issue with terrific coverage on the Battle of Monmouth as well as a wealth of other fine reports on the Revolutionary War. The issue beings with: "Debates In Parliament" taking 5 pages and containing much discussion on the war with America, including in part: "...call the serious attention of the House to the boundless expences of the American war, & to the manifest impracticability of succeeding in it...the naval power of this country, if this war is persisted in, will be exhausted...that America was not to be reduced by conquest..." w... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:21

$172.00
164975

(2) HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 Magazines


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077828464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” There are two reports of this ship's ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:20

$77.00
164959

Early NATIVE AMERICANS Indians Attack Family 18th Century 1792 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392077821200

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1792 * Early Native Americans - Indians Near the back is three-quarters of a page of news headed: "America" mostly taken up with a very detailed and exciting account of a family attacked by Indians, noting how the mother and children were able to fend off the invaders not once but twice (see). A few other bits as well. Included are all 3 plates called for, one of which shows both sides of 3 coins. Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:59

$34.00
164634

Captain JAMES COOK Voyage Discoveries w/ MAP Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336940060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1776 * Captain James Cook * Discoveries map * Great year to have (1776) This issue includes a lengthy article (3+ pages) on Captain Cook and the: "Resolution's Voyage on Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere". Accompanying this article is a rare full page map titled: "Part of the Tropical Discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook in 1774, Referred to in p. 119" and page 119 is the mentioned article. The map measures 5 by 8 1/4 inches, is a bit irregular at the right margin and close-trimmed at the bottom affecting the border but not the map. Another unrelated map is called for but is lacking. Lengthy text on: "Account of the Proceedings of ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:45

$380.00
164388

BATTLE OF FONTENOY War of the Austrian Succession - France Victory 1745 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326993674

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1745 There is a half page headed: "Plantation News" with reports from Boston, New York, and Jamaica. The New York report notes offer of a reward: "...to all privateers who shall take or destroy any enemy's privateer on their coast between Cape Henlopen and the east end of Long Island...". Among many articles in this issue are: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards & French" which takes nearly two pages and has mention of action off the coast of America; "On the late Battle at Fontenoy" "Bravery of the Duke of Cumberland at Tournay" "Of the Victory Obtained by the Prussians in Silesia" "Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets Overturn'd" "A Farther Account of t... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:30

$42.00
164387

BATTLE OF QUEBEC the Plains of Abraham Canada - Seven Years' War 1759 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326990035

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1759 * Battle of the Plains of Abraham * Capture of Quebec, Canada This issue contains a terrific & very detailed account of the Battle of Quebec, headed: "Operations of the Army Before Quebec" and "Authentic Accounts of the Proceedings Before Quebec", taking seven pages of text and includes the "Articles of Capitulation Agreed on Between Gen. Townshend & M. DeRamzay, commander of Quebec" (see photos for portions). But the prime item is the very nice & rather rare full page plate titled: "A Map of the Island of Orleans with the Environs of Quebec" which shows much detail (see). The map measures 5 by 8 inches and is in great condition. T... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:26

$210.00
164261

Queen Charlotte & King George III Marriage & Coronation - 1761 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320175166

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1761 (a two issue set) * Princess Charlotte Of Mecklemberg & King George III * Marriage & Coronation in an authentic British publication * Charlotte becomes 1st Black Royal (?) - see note below The August issue has: details, songs, and plates related to the marriage and Coronation of William III and Charlotte, Princess Mecklemberg. Also included is a detailed historical account (taking nearly 8 pages) of the Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary, from 1685, which mentions their Coronation being used as the precedent for the coming Coronation. Articles included welcome the soon to be Queen, and mention of her pending arrival. Plates c... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:36

$225.00
164232

Queen Charlotte of England Death Report 1818 (Possibly) 1st Black Royal


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054659783

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1818 * The death of Queen Charlotte of England * 1st black royal (?) The first 3 pages report on the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of England. Considerable details regarding her life and lineage are provided. The pages are black-bordered with mourning rules. See images for details. Reports from throughout the world are found throughout. Although some of the pages are close-trimmed at the bottom, there is no loss of text, and the issue is overall in very good condition. Note: Although never formally recognized as such, it is believed that Queen Charlotte, like Meghan Markle - the now-titled Duchess of Sussex, was also of mixe... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:49

$95.00
164106

HMS VICTORY Royal Navy Ship w/ Sir John Balchen LOST at Sea 1744 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050146823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable report in this issue is the report of the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” The HMS Victory was a warship that had a crew of around 1,100 that died when it went underwater. The ... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:43

$52.00
163798

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Prince William Sound w/ Print 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372305822012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), November, 1784 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from May, 1778 when they were exploring the Northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest Passage. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, topics include: "Progress Along the Coast of North America--Arrival at Prince William's Sound--Visited by the Natives--Their Attempt to Plunder the Discovery--Departure from the Sound..." and a bit more (see), ... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2018 15:37

$147.00
163029

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019060048

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

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Ends May 13, 2018 10:13

$27.00
162700

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012742453

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

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:30

$129.00
162699

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392012741786

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

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:29

$178.00
162640

Early 18th Century MISSISSIPPI RIVER Exploration Description 1761 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392010141799

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

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Ends April 29, 2018 10:46

$28.00
162294

Great WEST INDIES Southeast U.S. Carribbean RARE 18th Century 1740 Foldout MAP


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392003347483

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1740 * Early and rare 18th century map * West Indies & Southeast America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the WEST INDIES, Exhibiting not only all the Islands possessed by the English, French, Spaniards, & Dutch, but also all the Towns and Settlements on the Continent of America adjacent thereto." This map shows all of the Caribbean Islands plus the northern portions of South America, Central America, and much of the Southern & Southeast portions of the United States, including the Chesapeake Bay down to Florida (a very distorted interpretation) and west to Louisiana and Tex... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:45

$520.00
161938

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S Third Voyage - Norton Sound Alaska w/ Print 1785 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241019056

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, February, 1785 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Bering Sea - Alaska This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from after August, 1778 when he was exploring the far northwest coast of North America in search of a Northwest passage to the Atlantic, extending into what are now called the Aleutian Islands & to the Bering Strait then the Arctic Ocean before having to turn back due to ice. As noted in "The Content" at the beginning of the front page, topics include: "Return to the So... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2018 12:09

$146.00
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
161576

(2) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Letters Supporting Jews Jewish Judaica 1768 U.K. Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372231065414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1768 * Benjamin Franklin letters * Jewish - Jews - Judaica * Pre Revolutionary War Inside has a letter which takes about a full page & is signed: A.B., which was written by Ben Franklin (see hyperlink for verification) with a reported title of "Subjects of Subjects" (see). and a few pages letter is another letter written by Franklin signed F.S. (see hyperlink for verification) which also relates to America, this article taking over 2 1/2 pages. In the "Historical Chronicle" near the back is an item: "A pamphlet has lately been published at Paris in favour of the Jews, in which the author has shewn the eminent advantages which every nation reaps i... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:13

$139.00
161020

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214603384

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776 The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College." The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776". It measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, small repair to a lower corner, otherwise in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning ... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:52

$388.00
160282

Forts Ontario & Oswego Plans & Early American Map - 1757 British Publication


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391957928463

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757 Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed 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 (see photos for portions). This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville" & "Col. Armstrong's Success against Kittanning". 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). The more significant item in this issue is the... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:41

$540.00
160280

ROCHESTER CASTLE Kent England Plate Print & Early Eskimos Indians 1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188422829

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1772 * Rochester Castle at Kent, South East England print This is the end of year "supplemental" issue to this famous title, containing on the front page the title with date, plus the list of the contents which includes: "Description...of the Esquimaux [Eskimo] Indians..." which is very descriptive of them and takes over a full page. Also in the issue are: "An Historical Account of a Late Revolution in France" "Account of the Revenues of Bengal" "...Uncommon Diseases of the Ear" "Mode of Raising & Paying the Church-Money in America" and more. Included is a nice full page plate of "Rochester Castle", actually called for in the December issue bu... See More  

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:35

$37.00
159590

Rare 18th Century MARYLAND SLAVE Print & Girl Soldier Hannah Snell 1750 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941315877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1750 * Rare engraving of a Maryland slave * Woman soldier Hannah Snell This issue features a full page plate of two Africans, one of whom, named Job, spent some time in Maryland as a slave, as noted in a brief article which includes: "...he was seized & carried to Joar where he was sold to Capt. Pyke, who...carried him to Maryland and sold him to a planter. Here Job lived about a year without being once beat by his master..." with a bit more, including mention of Mr. Oglethorpe and Georgia as well (see). There is also an article which describes the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia. A page contains at the bottom an illustration of a co... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:17

$165.00
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
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