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August 28, 1714
THE EVENING POST, London, Aug., 28, 1714 An early issue of this famous title from England, the ftpg. having reports from Stockholm, Hamburg and Amsterdam. More European reports on page 2.
This is just the front leaf of a 4 page issue, lacking the back leaf. As such a nice issue for display in nice condition. Measures 7 1/4 by 9 1/4 inches.
Item #120436THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dates ranging from 1726 to 1730. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still being published today. Reporting is almost entirely concerned with Parliamentary items and European news with some advertisements near the back of the issue.
The photo below is "generic" however the issue you will receive, datin... See More
July 28, 1730
THE DAILY POST, London, July 28, 1730 A small folio-size, single sheet newspaper with front page news from Moscow, Petersburg, Vienna, Frankfort, Falmouth, Southampton, Deal, & elsewhere, and the back page entirely taken up with advertisements, including one for a book: "This Day is Publish'd, Beautifully printed...The Persian Letters...".
Some light staining near the top ... See More
Item #593163THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1735 Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Corsican Chiefs & Genoese Governors" "Band of Patriots, their Practices" "Woolsey & Cromwell, how Sacrificed" "Scripture Inspiration Defended" "Dissertation on Flogging Banter'd" & more.
Near the back is a sectio... See More
Item #593905THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1748 One of the better items in this issue is discussion of the proceedings at Aix la Chapelle towards the treaty that would end tthe War of the Austrian Succession in Europe. A bit further on is: "The Substance of the Articles of the Definitive Treaty of Peace" which takes over a full page.
Lacking the plate and map called for.... See More
Item #592745THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1754 Included within is an article: "New Invented Sea-gage Described" which includes a half page illustration (see). Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day including some items under the heading "America". they include report relating to the French & Indian War such as: &quo... See More
Item #121100THE CONNOISSEUR, London, 1755. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. An uncommon and early title "By Mr. Town, Critic & Censor General" as noted in the masthead. Done in editorial format. Six pages, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures... See More
Item #120029LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1762 We will select a nice issue from this early year. This genuine newspaper has 8 pages and measures about 8 by 11 inches. It is filled with various news of the day, mostly European, with various ads as well. A few years earlier it was one of the best sources for reporting the French & Indian War, and in another dozen years it would provide extensive co... See More
Item #120512THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1763 A pre-Revolutionary War newspaper from England, which is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today! Various news from around the world plus Parliamentary and legal notices and various advertisements as well. Measures about 7 by 11 inches, nice condition.
Item #121059THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE; OR, THE BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1767. Nice engraving in the masthead makes this a displayable issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, from not long before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date
Item #593600GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1770 Within this issue are 3 1/2 pages on: "A Curious Description of Dalkey and Its Seven Castles" which is accompanied by a foldout print of one of the castles. This print measures 8 by 10 inches & is in very nice condition (see). Also in this issue: "On the Disparity of the Language of N. and S. Wales" and much more.
Near the ... See More
March 11, 1771
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, March 11, 1771 The front page has an: "Extract of a Letter form New York" with an interesting report of a tragedy (see). Page 2 has a letter form Newport, Rhode Island (see). Four pages, minor archival mend inside, very nice condition, folio size.
August 19, 1772
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 19, 1772 Page 2 has a piece headed: "America" from Albany with a story of a brave rescue of a child from falling overboard from a ship (see).
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
March 31, 1773
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 31, 1773 Page 2 has a section headed: "America" with a New York dateline, concerning a naval encounter with Indians (see).
Four pages, light dirtiness to the ftpg., folio size, nice condition.
March 13, 1779
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 13, 1779
* Revolutionary War
* Southern U.S.
Page 2 has a few items concerning the Revolutionary War including: "...advices from New York are favourable; the Congress are much alarmed with our success in Georgia, they being much divided about the measures proper to be taken in their present situation...Augusta, in Georgia... See More
December 24, 1779
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 24, 1779
* Rare Revolutionary War title
The regular 8 page issue has no American content, however attached at the back is a single sheet "Extraordinary" issue which is mostly taken up with reports on the Revolutionary War. the front page has a letter signed in type by: H. Clinton, which introduces a letter from St. Augustine whic... See More
Item #121058THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE OR, BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1782 A handsome issue from the closing period of the Revolutionary War, although I don't find any such reporting in this issue. Folio-size, four pages, front page has a partial red-inked tax stamp, binding holes at the spine and a postsing hole at the top. A wealth of ads plus news of the day as well.
Never trimmed, some... See More
Item #208447THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1785 A nice 18th century Scottish newspaper with the entire front page taken up with ads, with various news of the day on the inside pages. Some of the ads have illustrations as well. Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition. The photo shown below is "... See More
March 25, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 25, 1791 Page 2 has a brief item: "The President has appointed the following gentlemen to receive subscriptions to the Bank of the United States..." The list including David Rittenhouse among others (see). The front page includes 9 illustrated ship ads, plus one featuring a plow.
Four pages, very nice condition.
August 12, 1791
THE ORACLE, London, Aug. 12, 1791
* Uncommon title
* Nice masthead
* 18th century original
A typical newspaper of the day formatted much like the famous "Times". Four pages, various wear at margins and partially loose at the spine, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg.
Item #207653THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1792 A very nice full folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with the entire front page taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 have various news of the day with the back page having mostly ads. The front page includes a nice, partial red-inked tax stamp. Very nice condition.
Item #208968THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, 1792 A nice "typical" folio-size newspaper of 4 pages from the 18th century. There is a wealth of news of the day on the front page and inside pages with some ads scattered throughout as well. Some wear at the margins, various light browning & mild wear, generally good. The photo below is "generic" however the issue you receive will h... See More
January 11, 1792
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 11, 1792 Page 2 has: "Treaty of Westphalia". The content within is almost entirely European. A red tax stamp on page 3, very nice condition.
April 19, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 19, 1792 The middle column of the ftpg. features 13 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has an: "Extract from a Bill for Raising a Farther sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers--now pending in Congress". Much other news of the day as well.
Four pages, very nice condition.
Item #120677THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1793. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665. This issue is nearly 220 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches and is in great condition.
October 17, 1793
THE STAR, London, Oct. 17, 1793 The top of page 2 has a report headed: "American States" which tells of charges of piracy leveled against three men (see). Four pages, nice red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
January 1, 1794
Netherlands, Zeeland one duit copper coin dated 1794. Shows the lion rising from the waves, with words: "Luctor Et Emergo" and "Zeelandia". From the southwestern portion of present-day The Netherlands, various wear (see photos).
Item #121053THE PHILANTHROPIST, London, England, 1795. A little magazine of 8 pages, with editorial items, literature and a few tidbits. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Tiny binding holes in left margin. Measures about 8"x5", light browning.
January 5, 1795
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Jan. 5, 1795 A volume 1 issue of a rather scarce title, the masthead featuring a sun surrounded by stars. The front page has a letter beginning; "The last session of congress was a stormy one...". Inside has a variety of news items, a few headed: "Emigration from Wales to America" "Madisonian Party" "Description of Amsterdam"
F... See More
June 16, 1795
KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795 We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.
A fine issue of this ti... See More
Item #207649LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, 1796 A fine, 18th century British newspaper very popular in its day, with not only the front page but most inside pages entirely taken up with current news. There are some advertisements scattered throughout as well. Complete in 8 pages, minimal edge wear, generally nice. Measures about 9 by 11 1/2 inches.
November 9, 1796
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, November 9, 1796 The front page is taken up with various reports from Europe, with further reports on pages 2 & 3. Page 3 also has reports headed: "Federal Election" (see). The back page has: "Anecdote of Gen. Buonaparte" and various ads, including one headed: "75 Dollars Reward--Stop Thief and Runaway&qu... See More
Item #208504THE MORNING CHRONICLE, London, 1797 A nice folio size newspaper of four pages, and one of the more popular & successful newspapers in London from the 18th century. Various news of the day, primarily British but European items as well, with many ads also. The back page has a partial red-inked tax stamp. Nice condition.
The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive will have a ... See More
June 24, 1797
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 24, 1797 Inside has various news reports from both Europe & America, as well as news items from Congress. Pages 3 & 4 are mostly taken up with ads.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.
September 6, 1797
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 6, 1797
* President John Adams
The front page has a letter "To John Adams, President of the United States of America from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, followed by: "The President's Reply..." signed: John Adams.
Four pages, various news of the day inside, never bound nor trimmed, various lig... See More
December 2, 1797
Here is an 18th century print from the GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from 1797. See photo. This is the plate only, not the magazine.
Item #153071THE LONDON PACKET OR NEW LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, 1800. A rather handsome issue with a nice engraving in the middle of the masthead (see photo). Various news from Parliament, plus other contendt as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Partial red ink stamp on first of four pages. Measures... See More
June 28, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 28, 1800 Contents include: "Fate of the Queen Charlotte Frigate" "Representatives of the People" includes a list of the duly elected representatives (see) "Gleanings From History" "New Mode of Traveling For Ladies" & other literary items. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
August 2, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 2, 1800 Inside has: "The Celebrated Hogarth", being the British painter; "Military Anecdote" "A Destructive Hail Storm" and news from Paris, among other items.
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
August 16, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 16, 1800 Page 3 has; "Summary of the Late News" which includes a letter from Richmond concerning the "scourge" which has afflicted the city.
Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
September 13, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Sept. 13, 1800 Although there are some news tidbits, there is much literary content. Four pages, loss to a lower corner affects 2 words on the ftpg., minor upper corner loss, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches.
April 28, 1801
THE MERCURY AND NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, April 28, 1801 Page 2 report: "Castor Oil made in New York" describes the success of expressing oil from the seeds of the castor bean, mentioning that "...it is cold drawn and always fresher." Nice engraving of mercury in the masthead. Subscribers name in the blank area of the masthead, otherwise good.
September 2, 1801
THE SPECTATOR, N.Y., Sept. 2, 1801 On the front page under "New York Prices Current" is a list of prices for various goods. Takes the entire first column. Lite stain in the lower margin, occasional foxing.
September 23, 1801
CENTINEL ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT, Boston, Massachusetts, September 23, 1801 A single-sheet being comprised all of advertisements.
Rough edges along with foxing (see images).
Item #151335NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A general "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring Mercury in the masthead (see). Some light foxing, untrimmed. Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.
Item #153079THE MERCURY AND NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, 1802. A handsome issue from the early 19th century, with a nice engraving of "Mercury" holding a scroll (see photo). Various news of the day plus many ads as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 22x13 inches and contains four pages. Generally ni... See More
Item #153098THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, 1802 "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq." Contains literary content, but some political editorials and comments as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown, and will generally be in better condition. Measures 13x10 inches and contains 8 pages.... See More
February 23, 1802
MERCURY AND NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Feb. 23, 1802.
* DeWitt Clinton
* DeWitt Clinton
A page 3 item says: "DeWitt Clinton, is appointed a member of the Senate...for the State of New York. A report states that the Chemical Society of Philadelphia has offered a medal for the best specimen of clay in the U.S. to be ...fit for the manufacture of potters ware....superior to...queens w... See More
Item #610254THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May 1, 1802 The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a brief report on the possible cure for yellow fever by eating regular ketchup. A strange thou... See More
May 22, 1802
THE PORT FOLIO ENLARGED, Philadelphia, May 22, 1802 Basically a literary newspaper done "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq.", with one of the articles reflecting back on actions during the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.
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