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This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today. This newspaper has various news of the day, mostly European, but several advertisements as well. Nice condition.
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* 18th Century original
* Over 285 years old
This newspaper is over 285 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well.
This title is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring abou
* 18th century British magazine
* early reports (2) from Charleston, South Carolina
There is a full page of text on an: "Extract of a Letter from Mr. John Smith on board the Success Frigate...dated at Charles-Town [Charleston] in S. Carolina" with some good reading (see photos for portions).
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Among other items found in this issue is a full page chart of: "Duties Paid on Spirit
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The first article is the continuation of the: "History of the Crusades" with related subheads including "Jerusalem Retaken--Crusade against the Pagans". Other articles include: "Lunar Observations", "Amendment Proposed
THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, 1758 This 8 page newspaper is over 250 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 in nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper which is less common than the London Gazette.
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This was one of the more popular & successful newspapers of the day, publishing through the Revolutionary War and well into the 19th century. Eight pages, nice condition, measuring about 8 by 11 inches.
THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, July 10, 1766 Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.
Complete in eight pages measuring 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, in nice condition, with a partial red ink tax stamp.
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).
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Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most famous issue of the paper. It criticized a royal speech in which King George III praised the Treaty of Paris ending the Seven Years' War. Wilkes was charged with libel (accusin... See More
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 10, 1770 An inside page has a: "Extract of a Letter from Connecticut" concerning a vagrant in Danbury (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 15, 1770
* Albany County, New York
* Land for sale advertisement
The more famous newspapers of this period from shortly before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War--and from the year of the Boston Massacre--with an inside page containing the ad as seen in the photo below, headed: "AMERICAN LANDS to be sold..."in Albany County, New York, with o... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 25, 1770
* Cherokee Indians
Page 2 has a short item headed "America" with a Charleston dateline concerning a meeting with Indians over a border dispute.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.
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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
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.
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Dec. 14, 1772 True to its name this newspaper is almost entirely filled with advertisements save for a column of news on the front page.
Four pages, folio size, slightly close-trimmed at the bottom of pages 1 & 2, very nice condition.
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.
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.
MANIFESTES DE MARCHANDISES D'ENTREE DANA LE PORT DE MARSEILLE, (France), November 10, 1773 This is a very curious little newspaper, loosely translated to: "Manifest of Good Imported at the Port of Marseille". Qualifies as a periodical as the issue carries a specific date. But there is no text, instead a listing of various goods with quantities (see).
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NOUVELLES EXTDRAORDINAIRES DE DIVERS ENDROITS [Extraordinary News From Various Places], Leide, The Netherlands, July 29, 1774
* Rare 18th century title
Although in French it was not printed in France but rather at Leide (now Leiden), Holland by French refugee Etienne Luzac. It was a successful newspaper and boasted a sizable readership in America.
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THE LONDON CHRONICLE, March 30, 1780 A complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well. I could find no references to the Revolutionary War in this issue, however there is much on events in Europe. Contains literary items, as well as politics, and perhaps a passing reference to the situation in America, etc.... See More
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Aug. 29, 1780 Inside has a brief item noting: "...I am told one of them said, 'That the news they were carrying was the best that had been brought since the American war began.' We flatter ourselves that the Americans are now convinced of their error, & have again submitted to that mild government they so happily seceded from a few years a... See More
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Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition.
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Includes a partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page or page 3. Some minor ink staining, generally quite nice. The photo below is "generic" ... See More
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
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.... See More