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Item #120730THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME, OR THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, 1679-1682 An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which had a short life before being suppressed. Measures 5 3/4 by 7 1/2 inches and in great condition. The issue shown in the photo is generic; the issue you receive will have a similar but different date from the years noted.
Item #121061VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692 A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. 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 a... See More
Item #120350THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1695. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.
A single sheet newspaper prin... 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 #120160THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726 A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures about 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.
September 6, 1760
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 6, 1760 The front page begins with an article headed: "America" with a Boston dateline. It includes: "...report we had lately of some cattle being taken on their way to Crown Point is without foundation...the Indians had waylaid them, but while they were preparing to fall on the guard, a party came from Crown Point...whereby the enemy were ... See More
May 2, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Sept. 13, 1760, Nov. 8, 1763, May 2, 1767, Jan. 21, 1769, & March 5 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about ... See More
January 15, 1771
THE PUBLIC REGISTER: Or FREEMAN'S JOURNAL, Dublin Ireland, Jan. 15, 1771 Page 2 has a lengthy letter headed: "Abstract of a Letter from a Gentleman in St. Augustine, East Florida, to his Friend in this City..." (see for portions).
Four pages, damp stain to lower quadrant, a tear near the top affects a bit of the masthead, archival mend to the inside spine.
November 16, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 16, 1773 An inside page has most of a column taken up with news from the New York Gazette, one beginning: "A scouting party of the Oneida Indians...returned from an attack \of some of their enemies to the Southward, either Choctaws or Cherokees..." with more.
Another report gives some details of an attempted slave insurrection, including: ... See More
September 1, 1774
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1774 Included is a: "Petition of the British Freeholders in Canada" for the appointment of a General Assembly. Near the back a report begins: "Gen. Carlton is said to be gone over to his government of Quebec with positive orders to embody 30,000 Roman catholic Canadians immediately, as a militia..." with more on this. News headed: ... See More
Item #559411THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five (mostly) 2nd-rate issues of this famous newspaper, one each from 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life during this formative period in world history. Most are 4 pages, measure about 8 by 11 inches, and are ... See More
September 1, 1778
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1778 Near the back are reports from the Revolutionary War including letters from on board the "Eagle" dated at Sandy Hook. Also a prefacing letter signed: H. Clinton, introducing a detailed letter from Major-General Robert Pigot on his actions at Newport, Rhode Island, followed by yet another detailed letter from him and then a letter from G... See More
December 14, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 14, 1782 All of page 6 and a portion of page 7 are taken up with various reports from the House of Lords, which include several discussions concerning the granting of independence to American colonies (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.
March 1, 1787
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1787 Included near the back is nearly a full page of: "American News", beginning with mention that Virginia has created duties on imports, with details. From New York is mention that: "Congress have lately concluded a negociation with the Court of Lisbon in respect of trade..." with some details. A few other items (see).
Included ... See More
October 12, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 12, 1792 The front page features 24 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has: "Curious Observations on the Duration of Man's Life...". Pg. 2 has an item: "La Fayette Accused" and another from London beginning: "La Fayette is declared a traitor to his country & every individual is invited to shoot him..."... See More
December 26, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 26, 1792 Inside has over 5 columns taken up with: "Interesting Advices, French National Convention" with a considerable amount of information concerning the on-going French Revolution.
Four pages, nice condition.
September 24, 1795
FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, Sept. 24, 1795 Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Sketches of Events From the Capture of Toulon to the Surrender of Amsterdam". Most of pg. 2 is also taken up with European affairs.
Four pages, small piece from an upper corner affects very little, nice condition.
February 17, 1798
THE SPECTATOR, New York, Feb. 17, 1798 Pages 2 & 3 have a stack of 4 Acts of Congress headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle, each signed in type by John Adams as President and Th. Jefferson as Vice President.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.
March 14, 1798
THE SPECTATOR, New York, March 14, 1798 Page 3 has half a column taken up with: "A Proclamation" by the governor of New York signed in type: John Jay.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, margin tears at the top otherwise nice condition.
March 28, 1801
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 28, 1801 Page 3 has an entire column taken up with: "Law of the United States - An Act - For Altering the Times & Places of Holding Certain Courts therein mentioned, and for other purposes." It is headed with a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle and signed in type by the President: John Adams.
Four pages,... See More
April 24, 1802
RHODE ISLAND REPUBLICAN, Newport, April 24, 1802 Half of the front page is taken up with four Acts of Congress each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson & the first headed with a nice engraving of the coat-of-arms. Two more such Acts on page 2 as well plus a letter signed by: Th. Jefferson.
Four pages, a bit irregular at margins, some archival mends inside. Very handsome masth... See More
December 10, 1802
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Dec. 10, 1802 Page 2 has a nice report on Thomas Jefferson & his relationship with Thomas Paine including: "A few days since, the Aurora poured out its wrath on the Republication editors for representing Mr. Jefferson as having frequent & friendly intercourse with Tom Paine...a tacit acknowledgement that it would be derogatory to the c... See More
Item #559604(5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1802-1803 A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy. Nice condition. The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.... See More
April 13, 1803
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 13, 1803 The front page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuart", noting in part: "...G. Stuart takes this opportunity, likewise, to apprise the public that he has pursued the necessary steps...to protect his works for the future from the illiberal and injurious piracy which has hitherto been committed upon them..." an... See More
June 3, 1803
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 3, 1803 The top of the back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."
Parson Weems was an author who wrote the... See More
February 16, 1805
THE EVENING FIRE-SIDE, Philadelphia, Feb. 16, 1805 The back page has: "Coronation of Bonaparte" which begins: "When the emperor approached the altar to be crowned, he took the Imperial crown himself and placed it upon his head--it was a diadem of oak and laurel leaves in gold..." with more (see).
Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, archival repair at the blank spine, 9 b... See More
August 20, 1808
GRONINGER COURANT, Groningen, The Netherlands, Aug. 20, 1802 A folio size single sheet issue with a handsome engraving in the masthead. Groningen is a town in Northern Holland. Interesting that one column on both sides is printed vertically.
Measures 16 1/2 by10 1/4 inches, nice condition.
July 25, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 25, 1812 Pages 1 thru 6 have much concerning the "Journal of the Stamp Act Congress" held at New York, 1765. But also much on the War of 1812 from the beginning months including: "Alien Enemies" "An Act Respecting Alien Enemies" from 1793 signed in type by the President: John Adams; "Restoration of American Seamen" ... See More
October 9, 1813
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 9, 1813 From the midst of the War of 1812, page 2 has a lengthy letter headed: "Rodger's Cruize" from on board the frigate President, signed in type: Jno. Rodgers. Pg. 3 had details of the funeral of William Henry Allen, late commander of the U.S. sloop of war Argus. Other bits on the War of 1812.
Four pages, ever bound nor trimmed, several creases, nice ... See More
March 11, 1815
NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 11, 1815 Page 2 has over a full column with a small heading: "Bonaparte" which is essentially a review of a book written about him by a friend, with much on Buonaparte's life (see for portions).
Four pages, nice condition.
December 5, 1817
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 5, 1817 Most of page 3 has the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, signed in type: James Monroe.
Four pages, very nice condition.
March 10, 1820
THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1820 A lot of twenty issues of this newspapers with much news of the day and a wealth of ads, including many illustrated ship ads. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, some foxing, perhaps a few minor problems, generally good condition.
May 10, 1822
MAINE GAZETTE, Bath, May 10, 1822 Inside has: "Suppression of Piracy" "Bunker Hill" and: "Account of the Sandwich Islanders--Female Dress, that of the Men and Chiefs, Curious fishing--Mode of Catching Flying Fish, etc."
Four pages, very nice condition.
July 22, 1829
PROVIDENCE PATRIOT & COLUMBIAN PHOENIX, Rhode Island, 1829 A lot of 20 issues each with fine reporting of news of the day, plus ads, some having a nice engraving of a phoenix rising from the fire. All cleanly cut at the spine, a few clear tape mends throughout, irregular at the spine, nice condition.
June 26, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1830 Inside has a report concerning the creation of a government in "Colombia" noting: "The new constitution having been adopted...proceeded to elect a president and vice president of the republic...a deputation waited upon Bolivar & informed him of the result He congratulated them on the happy termination of their labors...&... See More
October 8, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1831 The back page has most of a column headed: "American Slaves In The Bahamas" which is a report concerning a slave ship which wrecked on one of the Bahama Islands and the slaves--bound from an Atlantic port to New Orleans--taken into the Bahamas.
Also near the back is: "Cherokee Gold Mines" in Georgia.
Complete in 24 pages, 6 ... See More
June 29, 1833
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 29, 1833 Among the articles within are: "The Slave Question" "Dickinson College" in Carlisle; "Catholics in the United States" "Docking of Old Ironsides" "Military Academy at West Point" "Negro Slavery" "British Colonial Slavery" "Rights of Property In Slaves" whi... See More
October 29, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 29, 1836 Near the back is an historic report headed: "Col. Dodge's Expedition To The Rocky Mountains". In this notable expedition Dodge & his dragoons was charged with contacting the Indian tribes across the Central Plains to the Rockies as far west as the Mexican border. Nice text & a lengthy list of Indian tribes (see).... See More
June 18, 1839
VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, June 18, 1839 Near the bottom of pg. 2 is a small yet early item: "The Mormons" noting: "Great numbers of these people are collecting in the neighborhood of Fort Madison, Iowa Territory, where they design to establish a permanent settlement. About 500 have already arrived and commenced their labors."
Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice co... See More
Item #559606OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856 A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising. One of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Four pages, some fold wear, edge tears, etc. All issues are complete and are offered at a significant discount over their single issue pri... See More
Item #636876HARPER'S WEEKLY -- the first year: 1857 A lot of 6 issues but all in '2nd rate' condition. Very few illustrations from this initial year.
March 14, 1857
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, March 14, 1857 This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actually precedes Harper's, which did not begin publication until 1857. Within this issue are prints captioned: "Saint Louis, Missouri (5 scenes)" "New York Harbor Scene" "... See More
March 21, 1857
BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, March 21, 1857 This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actually precedes Harper's, which did not begin publication until 1857. Within this issue are prints captioned: "Harrisburg PA (4 scenes)", "The Island of Nisida, Italy", "... See More
February 13, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1858 The front page features an article "The Honorable Edward Everett" with a nearly half-page illustration of the same. "The Red Petticoat and its Pedigree" features several fashion illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" has a one-third page illustration "Fountain at Antioch" and a smaller illustration... See More
February 11, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 11, 1860. Ftpg. shows: 'Wm. Pennington, of N.J., Speaker of the House of Representatives'. 'Hon. Wm. Porcher Miles, of Charleston, S.C.'. Fullpg; 'Explosion at Ames & Moulton's Hat Factory, Brooklyn, N.Y.'. Three-quarter pg: 'St. Valentine's Morning, 1860'.
Complete in 16 pages.... See More
March 10, 1860
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, 1860-1861 A collection of 14 issues of this sporting newspaper, issues containing reports on various sports including horse racing and baseball. Each is complete in 16 pages but mostly loose at the spine, various fraying at margins, generally 2nd rate condition.
August 3, 1861
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1861 Page 4 & 5 column heads on the Civil War include: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The President to Urge an Advance" "More of General McClellan's Discipline" "Capture of More Prizes" "A Flag of Truce From the Enemy" "The Rebel Account of the Battle" "Rebellion Against Rebellion" & more.
March 8, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 8, 1862 Among the page 5 and 8 column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Occupation of Cotton Lands" "Construction of Gunboats Stopped" "The Fight at Pittsburgh Landing" "Com. Gwin's Official Report" "Rebel Forces Along the River" "The Capture of Fort Donelson" "Gen. P... See More
May 8, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1862 Some nice & historic ftpg. column heads including: "The Capture of New Orleans" "FULL PARTICULARS" "Forts Jackson and St. Phillip Bombarded 6 Days and 5 Nights" "the Forts Silenced" "Terrific Naval Combat" with more (see photos). Also on the ftpg: "The Advance of McClellan's Army" "Th... See More
May 29, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 29, 1862 The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia" which shows from Harper's Ferry to Norfolk.
Among the one column heads on the front page are: "The Battle at Hanover Court House" "Complete Rout of the Enemy" "His Loss Estimated at 1000" "From ... See More
June 26, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 26, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "A Sharp Skirmish wit the Enemy" 'Heintzelman's Corps Engaged" "Gallant Conduct of Hooker's Division" "The Enemy Driven Out of Their Camps" and also: "Important From Western Virginia" "Entrenching Bolivar Heights" "Reported Advance of Ewel... See More
May 11, 1864
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, May 22, 1864 Among the reports are: "Freedom of Debate" "Mrs. Lincoln" "War News of the Week" "From the Red River - The Rebels Fire into the Vessels..." "Latest From the Front--Our Wounded Sent to the Rear..." "Occupation of City Point..." "The Army of the Potomac Moving! Crossing the Rapidan!" ... See More
April 1, 1865
CINCINNATI DAILY COMMERCIAL, Ohio, April 1, 1865 A great wealth of war reporting from the closing days of the Civil War. Heads include: "From Sherman's Army" "The Campaign In North Carolina" "Grant Assumes the Offensive" "Sheridan Aiming at Burkesville" "The Peace Rumors" "Grant's New Movement" "Sherman's Army Recup... See More
May 27, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, May 27, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads are: "INDICTMENT OF DAVIS" "The Arch-Traitor to be Tried for Treason" "His Offence the Levying of War on Fort Stevens" "Davis to be Tried in the City of Washington" and: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Sanders Heard to Say that Booth was Bossing the Job" "That Job was to Assas... See More
Item #180026THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.
October 12, 1871
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1871 A very graphic issue on the Chicago Fire, with a front page map headed: "DEVASTATED CHICAGO. Sectional Diagram, by Miles, Showing the Burned District of the City."
First column heads include: "THE RUINED CITY" "Terrible Condition of the City of Chicago" "Further Details of the Appalling Conflagration" "The ... See More
October 10, 1882
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1882 Page 5 begins with over a full column headed: "FRANK JAMES' FUTURE" "Quotations from the Statutes Relative to State Requisitions" "Gov. Crittenden in a Position to Act in Accordance with His Alleged Promise to the Bandit--The Federal Laws on the Subject Afford the Outlaw No Protection". Included also is: A Theatrical P... See More
January 23, 1883
HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Jan. 23, 1883 Among the ftpg. column heads: "Robbery and Murder Raid in Nevada" and "A Brave Man's Successful Fight Against Train Robbers". Almost an entire column is headed: "Attempted Train Robbery" "A Gang Of Highwaymen Foiled by a Brave Expressman". The report has considerable detail, much of it reading... See More
September 2, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 2, 1883 Page 4 has most of a column headed: "NEARING THE END" "Th Trial of Frank James at Gallatin Drawing to a Close" "Testimony All In and Arguments to Begin Monday" "The Court's Order Concerning Instructions t the Jury--Mrs. Hite's Toilet on the Witness Stand". This is coverage of Frank James murder/robbery tr... See More
January 3, 1884
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Jan. 3, 1884 Page 4 has nearly two columns taken up with an article headed: "FRANK JAMES" "Formally Remanded to His Bondsmen by the Federal Court" "An Elaborate Opinion Delivered by Judge Krekel--The State's Jurisdiction Conceded".
Ten pages, very nice condition.
Item #559576DESERET NEWS (Daily, Weekly, and/or Semi-Weekly), Salt Lake City, Utah, 1880's A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day. Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue. Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.
May 9, 1885
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 9, 1885 Page 3 has an illustration of: "Poundmaker, the Hostile Chief" with a nice article onn him beginning: "Poundmaker, one of the Cree Chiefs, and beyond comparison the ablest Indian in the Northwest, is a particularly fine looking specimen of his race..." with more on him (see). Rare to find such prints in period newspapers.
Page 5 has ... See More
October 4, 1893
PUCK, New York, Oct. 4, 1893 Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:
front page: "... See More
June 9, 1894
THE MEMPHIS COMMERCIAL, Tennessee, June 9, 1894 The top of a front page column has nice heads: "ROUND-UP OF A ROBBER" "Bill Dalton Killed by Deputy Marshals" "The Noted Desperado Died Fighting for His Liberty" "While Resisting Arrest, His Checkered Career Was Cut Short" "Spoils of the Longview Raid Put the Officers on the Trail of the Gang, Culmin... See More
Item #653911YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, March, 1895 An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.
Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.
January 1, 1903
WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903 This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.
Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More
January 1, 1914
CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914 This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More
Item #612875BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918 An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.
Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More
October 6, 1945
GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945 On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Sup... See More
January 1, 2003
VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003 A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More
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