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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
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
May 21, 1768
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 21, 1768
* Princess Louisa of Great Britain
* Death - funeral
* Best title to be had ?
The front page has a report from Westminster: "Last night the corpse of her late Royal Highness the Princess Louisa-Anne was carried from Carlton House to the Prince's Chamber where the body lay in state..." and a bit more (see).
Four pages, 7 by 11 1... See More
September 9, 1771
THE SALISBURY JOURNAL, Salisbury, England, September 9, 1771 This is a nice folio-size newspaper of 4 pages and a light red-inked tax stamp with cancel strike in the lower right corner of the front page. Various news of the day plus advertisements as well.
This is one of the less common British titles in our inventory, never held by us in 30+ years. Minimal fold or edge wear, generally nice... See More
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.
February 2, 1779
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, February 2, 1779 Pages 1 & 2 have a report from Philadelphia concerning proceedings of the Penna. General assembly (see photos). A brief pg. 2 item notes: "...been received that Savannah, the chief town in Georgia, is in the possession of General Campbell & that the whole province of Georgia hath declared for the British government."
The back... See More
February 4, 1779
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 4, 1779 The back page has some discussion in the "House of Commons" concerning the number of Commissaries in North America, along with their pay (see photos). Another page has a letter from Boston noting: "The jail in this city are full of English seamen & masters of vessels taken by our privateers...". the balance of the issue has ... See More
March 4, 1779
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 4, 1779 Inside has a brief item: "...from Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina...there are six regiments at this place, two of them artillery; the whole amounting to about 3000 men. Woollens are very scarce...". Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, nice condition.
March 25, 1779
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 25, 1779
* Revolutionary War era original
Inside has a letter from Newport, Rhode Island, which includes in part: "...It is expected that numbers of the refugees from New York will speedily assimilate with their brethren here who have every support they could with from the officers of his Majesty's army & navy...". Several pages h... See More
April 8, 1779
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 8, 1779
* Revolutionary War original reporting
* Naval encounters
An inside page a report of a naval encounter with a French ship: "...we discovered her to be an enemy...saw the Chester fire a shot at her chace, & very soon a smart firing began on both sides...when our adversary struck having lost in the action upwards of 70 of... See More
May 1, 1779
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 1, 1779
* British General William Howe
* American Revolutionary War
The entire front page & some of pg. 2 are taken up with the: "Proceedings in the House of Commons...on the Inquiry into the Conduct of Sir William Howe in America". There is also some reflection upon Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. The photos show less than half o... See More
March 10, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 10, 1781
* Benedict Arnold destroys Richmond
The back page has: "A confirmation is received at Lord George Germaine's office of General Arnold's having destroyed the rebels grand depot of stores, provisions, etc. in the country adjacent to Richmond." and a bit further on is a letter from Amsterdam: "John Adams, Esq. has opene... See More
March 17, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 17, 1781
* General George Washington's Army
* Supplies captured by the British
Page 2 has: "...letter from an officer...dated St. Eustatia...says, 'The taking of this important island will be a fatal stroke to the Americans, as well as the Dutch, great quantity of provisions...we found here being intended for the use of Washingto... See More
March 24, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 24, 1781 The back page has: "In the month of January last, Adm. Arbuthnot had occasion to send a flag of truce to Rhode Island, which he of course addressed to the rebel officer commanding on that station, looking upon the French in the light only of allies. When the British officer, with the flag arrived, he was conducted to Count Rochambeau..... See More
April 21, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 21, 1781 The back page has a few war-related items including: "...money sent to Newport, Rhode Island, in America, is for the use of M. Rochambeau's army..." and "a Mr. Scriven is arrived there from Philadelphia, appointed by congress to negotiate a loan with the Crown...the Crown would not advance a louis d'or, but that they thought the mon... 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 #579451THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, April, 1782 Certainly one of the less common titles from the 18th century, formatted much like the more popular "Gentleman's Magazine". This was the first year of its existence, and it would publish until 1826. The first article is: "Anecdotes of His Excellency the Duke of Portland..." which includes a full page plate of him ... 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
December 26, 1788
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, December 26, 1788. Page three has content related to boxing (see images). Four pages, folio size, very nice condition. Also included on the back page is a lengthy discussion on "A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Teeth" - nice for dentistry interest. Partial red-ink stamp on page one.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 15, 1796
THE WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Oct. 15, 1796
* 18th century American title
Much of the content in this title is literary in nature but there is some "news" reports as well. Some items include: "Particulars of the Insurrection in Aux-Cayes" "London" "Curious Irish Love Letter" "Study to be Quiet & Mind Your Own Business", etc. Four pag... 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
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.
July 26, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, July 26, 1800 Although primarily a literary publication, page 3 does have two columns on the: "Latest News", which includes reports concerning Napoleon in Italy. Another reports has some talk concerning the Creek Indian Nation (see).
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.
June 27, 1801
* Early 19th century lot
THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, a lot of eight issues from vol. one dating from June 27 thru August 15, 1801 Edited by Joseph Dennie under the pseudonym "Oliver Oldschool" and Asbury Dickins, it espoused republican values and was the first important political & literary journal in the United States.
This lot of eight issues has a wide variety of conte... See More
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.
Item #206983THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London England. This magazine is dated: July 1, 1802 and is about 55 pages in length. 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 lengthy article on the life of G... See More
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