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Item #649265THE 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 #649266VOTES 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 #649246THE 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 #649262THE 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 #649264THE 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 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.
June 30, 1746
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 30, 1746 Page 3 has an: "Extract of a Letter from Charles Town in Carolina" which reports of the taking of some ships (see). Following this is a report noting in part: "His Royal Highness the Duke remains at Fort Augustus...A few of the Rebels have got together in the Hill of Minniegig but a detachment is marched from Badenoch which wi... See More
November 25, 1760
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 25, 1760
* Anglo-Cherokee War - peace ?
* Creek Nation - Indians
Inside has half a column headed: "America" with news from Charleston concerning relations with the Cherokee & Creek Indians (see).
Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.... 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
November 18, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 18, 1773 Half a column on an inside page is headed "America" with reports from New York and Charleston, including one beginning: "The Seneka Indians have killed four Frenchmen & robbed a canoe..." and another report concerns the slave insurrection in Honduras (see). The same page has over half a column taken up with a letter f... See More
Item #649259(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five issues of this famous newspaper, one each from 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years in and around the Revolutionary War. The lot is a blend of 1st and somewhat 2nd-rate issues. 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 page... See More
September 1, 1780
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1780 A early article on Japan with: "Curious Account of the Inhabitants of the Empire of Japan, Their Government, Manners, & Customers..." which takes 3 1/2 pages.
Near the back is: "American Affairs" taking nearly a full page, mostly on naval events in the Caribbean, but it also includes a report from Hartford noting Wa... See More
February 19, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 19, 1782
* American Revolutionary War Era
* General George Washington & more
The ftpg. has a report noting: "Intelligence is received that the investment of New York by General Washington will be one of the first operations of the ensuing campaign...great preparations being making for sending a fleet to America early in the year...".
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January 23, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 23, 1783
* Loyalists escaping America
Inside has: "A letter from New York...says that many of the Loyalists, on a supposition that the city is to be evacuated by the King's troops, had packed up all their best effects that they might embark with their goods when the troops did & sail under their convey till they could procure a passage t... See More
August 1, 1795
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, August, 1795 The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles. Among the articles are: "The Test of Virtue" "Advice to Females on the Management of a Lover" "Anecdotes of Ignatius Loyola" "On the Utility of Trees in Cities" "On the Greek Fire" "On he Arabs" and so muc... See More
July 11, 1798
THE SPECTATOR, New York, July 11, 1798
* President John Adams letter
* Morris County, New Jersey
Page 2 has a letter: "To the Officers & Soldiers of the four Companies of Militia of Morris County, state of New Jersey" signed in type by the President: John Adams (see). Various other news and ads of the day.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some creases, nice condition.... See More
October 2, 1799
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 2, 1799
* Early United States government
* Salaries for public officials
The back page has: "An Act to Augment the Salaries of the Officers Therein Mentioned" which has a list of key positions including their salaries. A few include: Sec. of the Treasury, $5,000; Sec. of War, $4,500;The Postmaster General, $3,000, etc... See More
March 26, 1801
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 26, 1801
* Louis-André Pichon
* Thomas Jefferson
Page 2 has a document signed in type: Th. Jefferson, authorizing Louis Andre Pishon as an ambassador from France to the United States.
Four pages, nice condition.
Item #649256GAZETTE 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, but actually dates vary within the years noted.... See More
April 30, 1803
Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, April 30, 1803; United States' Gazette, Aug. 21, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Dec. 31, 1808; New England Palladium, Jan. 22, 1805; and Boston Patriot, May 10, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More
April 21, 1813
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 21, 1813 Reports include: "The War" "Baltimore" "The Enemy" "British Fleet" "The British Standard" and other tidbits on the War of 1812.
Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.
April 24, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 24, 1813
* British blockade of the Chesapeake Bay
* War of 1812 naval engagement
Reports include a: "Proclamation" from St. Augustine, East Florida; "British Hospitality"; A lengthy & detailed biography of: "General James Winchester". Also 4 pages headed: "Events of the War" with news from various theate... See More
Item #637511Bound volume of GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London, from the 1820-1840 period. Contains over 600 pgs. and has at least 8 full page plates. Six monthly issues each with a full title/index page. Modern bindings and in nice condition.
March 1, 1838
ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., March 1, 1838 As the title might suggest, filled with various military content. The issue begins with an interesting: "Journal of eight years hard fighting during the War for our Independence". Among other items are: "General Jesup, the Sec. of War, & the Military Academy" "Battle of the Kissimmee--The Army" & m... See More
June 5, 1838
VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, June 5, 1838
* Trail of Tears
* Native Americans
* Winfield Scott
Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Address of General Scott to The Cherokees" signed in type: Winfield Scott, from the Cherokee Agency. This was the last of the various forced migration of the American Indians to land west of the Mississippi, part of the infamous "Trail of ... See More
July 29, 1846
THE DAILY UNION, Washington City, July 29, 1846 The ftpg. has a great wealth of reporting on the Mexican War. Some of the column heads include: "One Day Later From The Army" "Trial & Honorable Acquittal of Captain Thornton--General Taylor's Proclamation--Health of the Army--Advance Towards Monterey".
Taylor's proclamation is to the Mexican people & begins... See More
Item #649254OLIVE 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
December 2, 1859
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 2, 1859
* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid
* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia
* Just before Brown's execution
Page 5 reports on plans for the hanging of John Brown for his involvement in the Harper's Ferry insurrection, with column heads: "From Charlestown" "The Visits of Clergymen" "Reporters In A Dilemma&quo... See More
January 19, 1861
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 19, 1856 Among the prints within are a view of: "Copenhagen" "The Emperor Alexander II of Russia in the Streets of St. Petersburg" "Horse Bazaar at Constantinople" "Genoa", Italy; 3 scenes from Japan; a fullpg. of: "Jackson--Battle of New Orleans".
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.
Item #649245ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862) This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title. (see).
Disbound without wrappers. The image is a... See More
May 5, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862
* Siege of Yorktown w/ map
The ftpg. is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE YORKTOWN PENINSULA" which shows from Yorktown to Norfolk and much in between. Nice first column heads as well including: "YORKTOWN EVACUATED" "Our Troops in Full Possession of the Rebel Works" "Gloucester Also Captured & more.
Eigh... See More
July 22, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862
* General John Pope vs. Robert E. Lee
* Northern Virginia Campaign map
The front page features a detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field of Gen. Pope's Operations". Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Brilliant Cavalry Exploit" "Our Troops Within 40 Miles of Richmond" "Consternation of the Confederates" "... See More
September 1, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 1, 1862
* Second Battle of Bull Run
* Battle of Richmond, Kentucky
* Two Confederate victories
The first column on the ftpg. has some nice heads including: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA" "A Glorious Victory" "Second Battle of Bull Run" "Terrific Conflict on the Old Field" "Battle Lasted from Dawn to Dark" "The Rebe... See More
October 8, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862
* Rare pro-Confederate publication
Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians.... See More
April 25, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 25, 1863 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are; "Defeat of Rebel Cavalry by Lieut. Cushing" "Interesting From Vicksburg" "Running the Blockade by Porter's Gunboats & Transports" "The Rear & Communications of Vicksburg Threatened" which includes a small one column map of Vicksburg & vicinity (... See More
April 30, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1863
* Puebla, Mexico map
* War in Louisiana
The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "Map Of The City of Puebla And Its Environs" with a key as to the principal buildings, etc. The front page has related heads and reports on the Civil War, with: "From Mexico" "French Accounts of the Siege of Puebla" &quo... See More
September 19, 1863
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Sept. 19, 1863
* Abraham Lincoln proclamation
As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
The entire front page is taken up with a review of: "The Military Situation", and articles within include: "The Monitors" "Artil... See More
October 27, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of eight issues dating from October, November & December, 1863, all with front page & inside page Civil War content, but each issue is damaged by articles having been clipped out. A few cutouts are on the front page. Save for this damage the issues are in nice, clean condition.
February 21, 1864
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Additional Details of the Advance of Sherman's Expeditionary Force" "The Enemy Gradually Falling Back" "Cavalry Skirmish Near Baker's Creek" "Occupation of the City of Jackson" " and a bit more. Additional Civil War reports on inside pages.
Near the bot... See More
June 23, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1864
* Second Battle of Petersburg w/ map
* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee
The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "From Richmond To Petersburg". The first column has war-related heads: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "From Gen. Grant's Army" "No Heavy Fight Since Saturday" "Ski... See More
January 5, 1865
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1865 Among the many ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "SHERMAN" "Savannah Under the Old Flag" "The Citizens Becoming Sociable" "General Sherman's Regulations for the Government of the City" "THOMAS" "The Entire Union Army in Motion" "STONEMAN" "The Great Raid in Western Virginia&qu... See More
July 24, 1867
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 24, 1867
* Mormons - Mormonism
* Brigham Young
Page 3 has: "The Mormon Troubles" which takes over half a column. Near the beginning is: "Not by any means for the first time in his remarkable career, Brigham Young is in difficulties & he is meeting them with his usual boldness & sagacity...to excommunicate his antagonists, & Brigham, we... See More
Item #649272THE 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.
January 28, 1871
SANTA BARBARA PRESS, California, Jan. 28, 1871
* Rare Old West title
A very early & uncommon title from this well known California city. Typical news & ads of the day.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the folds and margins with some light damp staining.... See More
November 13, 1872
DAILY OREGON HERALD, Portland, Nov. 13, 1872
* Rare Old West title
An early issue from the Northwest just 13 years after gaining statehood. Various news of the day from both the area and the nation, with a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.
April 27, 1878
MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, April 27, 1878 A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news of the day and a wealth of ads, several of which are illustrated.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the masthead, even toning, nice condition.
August 18, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 18, 1883
* Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars
* General George Crook
The top of pg. 8 has column heads: "CROOK'S PETS" "The Apaches Again on the War-Path in the Southwest" "150 of Them Terrorizing the Country About Sonora--Recent Murders & Outrages". This article takes 1/4 columns.
Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine... See More
Item #649257DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 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.
April 18, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York April 18, 1885 the full ftpg. shows a street scene in Colombia: "Burning of Colon by Revolutionists." Prints inside include: "Canada--The Riel Rebellion--Convoy of Northwest Police" "Wedding of Mrs. Tom
Thumb & Count Magri..."; a doublpg. centerfold: "Our Old Commander--Visions of the Past" shows U.S.... See More
December 6, 1887
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 6, 1887
* President Grover Cleveland
* State of the Union Address
Nearly half of page 5 is taken up with President Grover Cleveland's state-of-the-union address to the nation, headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "Devoted Mainly to the Subject of Tariff Reforms" "The Increasing Surplus" "Financial Convulsion &... See More
January 19, 1889
PUBLIC LEDGER, Memphis, Tennessee, Jan. 19, 1889
* Oklahoma land rush close
* Boomers and Sooners
The front page has a one column head: "The Promised Land" "A Raid 5000 Strong to be Made on Oklahoma". This is an interesting article on plans for the huge land rush which would occur on April 22. The article mentions Pawnee Bill (see).
Complete in 8 pages, even... See More
August 18, 1892
THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana, Aug. 18, 1892
* Lizzie Borden murder investigation
The bottom of the front page has an article with small heading: "Will not Obstruct the Law" (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.... 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 #649248BREWERY & 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
August 15, 1919
THE JEWISH EXPONENT, Philadelphia, Aug. 15, 1919
* Focused on Jewish concerns
This newspaper is subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Jewish People" This is a complete 12 page newspaper in excellent condition, still rather white, printed on high-quality paper stock.
Among the articles: "The Jewish Nation As An Exalted Altruism" "Bu... See More
July 20, 1925
NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1925
* Scopes Monkey Trial
* Dayton, Tennessee
* William Jennings Bryan
* Clarence Darrow
The top of a front page column has heads on the famous Scopes "monkey" trial in Dayton, Tenn.: "DAYTON FORTIFIED AGAINST LAST SHOCK OF DARROW ATTACK" with subheads: "Fundamentalists Brace Themselves for Salvo of Scientists & Final Argu... 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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