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July 28, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1767 The entire front page & some of page 2 are taken up with a lengthy report on: "...regulating the Turnpike Roads of this Kingdom." Over one-third of page 2 has reports headed: "America" including items from New York, Newport, Falmouth, Goshen, Connecticut; and Boston (see).
Another page has a report concerning Russian... See More
Item #617594LONDON MAGAZINE, London, November, 1760 This is a considerably more rare title than the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" after which it is modeled, as the format is extremely similar. The title/contents page features a very nice engraving of the skyline of London.
The issue has coverage on the "Extracts from Considerations on the present German War" and "... See More
December 10, 1683
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 10, 1683 The back page has a brief yet quite historic report from London reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the place appointed for his execution on Tower-Hill, where he was beheaded on a scaffold erected for that purpose." Sidney was much involved in the military & politics, ultimately to be implicated in th... See More
October 27, 1670
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 27, 1670
* 17th century Judaica content
* Jewish - Jews
The front page includes an item from Rome: "The Pope seems much concerned that after all his care for the reestablishment of the Mount of Piety, few persons will be perswaded to adventure to take up moneys from them, but rather apply themselves to the Jews, who furnish them at a far greater ... See More
Item #617546THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1782 The issue begins with 8 pages of "Proceedings In Parliament", the first 3 of which have much concerning America with mention of an exchange of prisoners, Mr. Laurens, Ben Franklin, Lord Cornwallis, General Burgoyne, and more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with the latest news reports of the day, including men... See More
Item #617544THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1772 Among the articles in this issue are; "Memoirs of the Life of Sir Henry Fynes" "Characteristics of Saxon and Norman Architecture" "Perpetual Motion Said to be Discovered" and other items. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. Included is a report from ... See More
Item #617539THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1762 Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a nice, detailed engraving of the heart of George II, the late king of England who recently died. As the magazine describes it as: "...an anatomical representation of the Heart of his late Majesty, as it appeared upon opening his Body, in the presence of his Majesty's Physicians, e... See More
Item #617397THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1765 A nice issue of this very famous & successful British magazine from this significant year of the Stamp Act, and some ten years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. One of the features of this issue is the very nice full page plate of: "A View of the Royal Palace at Windsor", so closely connected to the Royal Family to... See More
November 29, 1683
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1683
* Algernon Sydney guilty of treason
* King Charles II murder plot
Page 2 contains a report from Westminster reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the King's Bench Bar, where sentence of Death was passed upon him as in cases of High Treason." He would be beheaded in a few days. Sidney was much inv... See More
Item #616965THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1755 Among the articles in this issue are: "Secret of the Fire-eating Art" "An Account of some New Experiments on Human Blood" "Life of a Modern Physician" "New Improvement of the Barometer" which includes a nice illustration of it; "An Account of Canada, Given to the Governor of New York" which... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1738 One of the articles within begins: "I have orders...the British subjects complain in the strongest manner of the oblique ways & unjust means which the Spanish officers in the West Indies make use of for condemning & confiscating their ships..." with more, taking almost an entire pg. (see photos for portions).... See More
October 21, 1789
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Oct. 21, 1789
* Isaac Perrins vs. Tom Johnson
* English boxing championship
Page 3 has an article headed: "Boxing" concerning: "...the battle between Johnson and Perrins..." with some details (see).
Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Isaac Perrins was an Eng... See More
March 23, 1789
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, March 23, 1789
* Jews - Jewish - Judaica
* Utrecht, Netherlands
Page 2 has a paragraph noting: "At Utrecht the Jews have received permission to reside & trade, on condition that the chiefs of their different tribes give security to answer for all the robberies and other crimes they commit." (see). Also an article noting: &... See More
Item #616459THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1735 Near the back is a section headed: "Monthly Intelligencer" with news reports from various parts of England & Europe with one report under the heading: "Plantation Affairs" including: "From Georgia, that the 27th of December last the Indian Princes...arriv'd there in good health, pleas'd with their voyage. ... See More
January 1, 1671
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England. A collection of four issues of this--the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper--each one hundred years apart. Issues are dated 1671, 1771, 1871 and 1971.
Interestingly, the format of this title did not change much over the years save for the number of pages increasing with the years (see photos). The 4 issue collection comes i... See More
May 12, 1798
FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, May 12, 1798
* Battle of the Îles Saint-Marcouf
* French Revolutionary Wars
Page 2 has: "Defeat of the French In An Attack on St. Marcou", the report taking over a full column. Other news of the day & a wealth of ads.
Four pages, some water staining near the margins, never-trimmed margins, generally good.... See More
Item #615807THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1696 An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old.
Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More
Item #615630THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1748 Among the items in this issue are a full page map headed: "Plan of the Late Fire in Cornhill" with a listing of the various tenants displaced by the fire; "Observations of a New Comet" with a related small print; "Description of the Imperial City of Aix La Chappelle"; "Account of the Fortress of Maestricht&q... See More
Item #615626THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1761 Among the many articles within this issue are: "An Account of the War in India" "Case of an Ancient Physician" "History of the Republick of Geneva" "Proposal for Improving Botany" "Some Proceedings in Last Sessions of Parliament" and more.
There is a full page plate of an: "Impression of... See More
Item #615582THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778 Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East" , and more.
The most significant c... See More
May 17, 1786
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, May 17, 1786
* Captain James Cook mention
Page 2 has an item noting: "We have authority to say that the Captain Roberts who was murdered in France some days since is not the Mr. Roberts who accompanied Captain Cook in his two last voyages round the world, that gentleman being at this time in perfect health."
Four pages, very n... See More
July 23, 1788
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, July 23, 1788 The bottom of pg. 2 has: "Doyle, the famous boxer, was yesterday committed by the Magistrates at Bow St. for assaulting a gentleman in Covent Garden...". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads.
Four pages, nice condition.
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1751 The first article is: "On the Death of the Prince of Wales" which takes 2 pages. There is more on the: "Death of the Prince of Wales" near the back of the issue. This is followed by: "Of the Great Black Wasp of Pennsylvania" which includes a nice illustration of it (see).... See More
There is a nice full page plate showing a
There is a nice full page plate showing a
Item #615233THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1670's
* More than 1 available at this severely discounted price
This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/... See More
February 24, 1789
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Feb. 24, 1789 Page 2 has a brief yet very early report on tennis: "Tennis now becomes every day more & more the fashion, the Dedans, being a subscription seat at two guineas per annum, excludes the lower tribe of sharpers." (see)
Four pages, very nice condition.
June 12, 1796
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 12, 1794
* 18th century piracy
Near the bottom of pg. 3 is a brief report: "A party of African pirates...have landed lately on the coasts of Calabria from whence they carried off a considerable quantity of cattle and a few young women." (see)
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More
February 20, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 20, 1773 Inside has reports from Charleston concerning politics and noting that the Governor had dissolved the colonial General Assembly (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light dirtiness, generally good.
January 20, 1772
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Jan. 20, 1772 The front page includes some court reports including: "...The diamonds taken away from Sir Robert Ladbroke's house were found at a Jew receiver's...Four Jews, thieves & receivers together were concerned in the burglary at Sir Robert's, but they are out-numbered by the Christian villains..." and also: "...the... See More
June 24, 1790
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 24, 1790
* Early boxing match
* One arm tied up
Page 3 has an early article on: "Boxing" concerning: "...the one-armed soldier...and a chimney-sweeper, who differed a little with each other in politics & parties...agreed to decide their dispute by a pitched battle in Bedford Bury at sun-set...tied up his left arm... See More
Item #613236THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1772 Among the articles in this issue is: "Critical Remarks on M. de Voltaire" which has much on his thoughts concerning Jews, noting near the beginning: "With an impartiality & understanding superior to those of vulgar critics, M. de V. has made a discovery of which they would never have dreamed; a discovery, which is entirel... See More
June 15, 1767
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL [Gloucester], June 15, 1767 Page 2 has some news headed: "America" including a bit from Charleston noting: "Mr. Hammerer, who came over from England with intent to civilize & convert the Cherokee Indians, has met with more success than some...seemed to expect...Some of the principal Indians have given him their children to educate..." (see).
Fou... See More
January 12, 1771
BINGLEY'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Jan. 12, 1771 The front page has a bit item from Charleston (see) and page 2 has a bit more under "America" (see).
Four pages, very nice condition.
June 8, 1767
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (Gloucester), England, June 8, 1767 Page 3 has: "A Letter from Boston, New-England" is a note of thanks including: "...noble & generous efforts in support of the common rights of mankind & liberties of Great Britain & her colonies..." (see). The tone would change in a few years.
Red tax stamp on the front page, 4 pages, folio size, neve... See More
February 26, 1780
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland. A trio of issues from during the Revolutionary War dated Feb. 26, March 11 & April 3, 1780. Each issue is from the midst of the Revolutionary War however I find little or no content relating to the war. Much news from Great Britain and elsewhere.
Four pages, folio size, minimal wear, generally nice.
May 29, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 29, 1773 Inside has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston including mention that: "...his Excellency Josiah Martin, Governor in Chief of North Carolina, gave his assent to 25 bills & rejected 17. His Excellency then...censured the conduct of the Common House, prorogued the General Assembly...& the next day dissolved the sa... See More
July 18, 1780
EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 18, 1780
* Citizens of Virginia
* Loyalty to the king ?
* Benjamin Franklin
The front page has a letter frm Paris with some American news: "Tis reported at Versailles that the Virginians have renounced Congressional authority, set up the English royal standard, confided several of the principal gentlemen attached to Congress, & petition... See More
March 17, 1780
EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, March 17, 1780
* Revolutionary War
Over one-third of the front page is taken up with a: "Eulogium on General Fraser--From General Burgoyne's State of the Expedition from Canada, just published" (see for portions).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1747 One page has an interesting engraving of: "...a cruel machine...supposed to be made use of by the rebels to extort confession..." with the text going on to describe its use (see). Another page has a print of: "...a Stone found in Cast Steeds Garden..." with an inscription (see).... See More
Another page is taken up with: "A Suc
Another page is taken up with: "A Suc
June 9, 1780
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 9, 1780 The bottom of the front page begins a letter which takes two-thirds of pg. 2 concerning relations with America, beginning; "I shall wave mentioning any thing with regard to the American war; so much has been said pro and con by men of superior abilities...this is not my design, but I shall confine myself to a few of the most notorious rec... See More
Item #602193THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 3, 1774
* Early 18th century Judaica content
* Jewish - Jews
An inside page has a report from Moravia which notes: "...some days before Easter, a Jew persuaded a woman to come into his house under pretense of selling her a quantity of clothes; a few moments after she went in the neighbours were alarmed by her cries, which brought them to the Jew... See More
April 26, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 26, 1774
* Re. Stamp Act
* Taxing in America
* Pre Revolutionary War
An inside page has some discussion concerning America, bits including: "...next object was to shew the falsehood & futility of that assertion, that the repeal of the stamp act had produced the disturbances in America...He shewed that America had been inflamed by taxes, q... See More
April 7, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 7, 1774 Page 2 has an item noting: "Yesterday some dispatches arrived in town from Governor Hutchinson, of Massachusetts Bay...We hear that Lieut. General Gage is preparing to embark for Boston in New England in consequence of his appointment to succeed Governor Hutchinson during his Majesty's pleasure." A fateful decision that would set the... See More
March 3, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1774 An inside page has over a full column concerning how to deal with the American situation. See photos for the full text.
Another page has reports from Boston and New York headed "America" and includes: "...on Thursday last the Tea, which was saved out of Capt. Loring's brigantine, was landed at the Castle by order of the Officer... See More
Colonists against the Stamp Act are warned of consequences.... Stamp distributor is forced to resign....
November 7, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 7, 1765 The front page has a report from Boston appointing a committee to be comprised of James Otis & Sam Adams, among others, to offer thanks for "...his Majesty's...noble, generous & truly patriotic speeches...in favour of the Colonies, their rights & privileges...".
But certainly the prime feature of this issue is the h... See More
Item #601751THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780 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 respec... See More
July 11, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 11, 1765 Page 2 has a letter from Quebec telling of the activities there, noting: "...We have had balls, assemblies, etc. in town; sleighing, bear-hunting & fishing in the country...General Murray intends to establish a playhouse..." with more (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.
September 16, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 16, 1769 Page 2 has over a full column headed: "America" with reports from Charleston beginning: "The form of a general association effectually to discontinue the importation of European & East India goods and Negroes into this Province until the late Acts for raising a Revenue in America...shall be repealed, was framed the beginning of... See More
September 14, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1769
* Non-Importation agreement
Page 2 has most of a column taken up with reports from Charleston headed: "America" has much on the concern for plantings & the drought. Page 6 has most of a column taken up with reports from Philadelphia concerning non-importation, including: "Unanimously Resolved, That the committee shall not... See More
August 26, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Aug. 26, 1769 Page 2 has most of a column taken up with reports headed "America" with Boston, Williamsburg, and Philadelphia datelines. The Boston report ends with: "...Resolved...when the governor of the Province had wantonly dissolved the General Assembly & arbitrarily refused to call another upon the repeated dutiful petition of the people." T... See More
April 13, 1790
THE MORNING POST, AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, April 13, 1790
* 18th century boxing
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.
Page 2 has a report on a upcoming boxing match. See image for text.
Nice condition.... See More
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