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August 31, 1771
BINGLEY'S JOURNAL, London, Aug. 31, 1771 Page 2 has a report concerning Capt. Cook's first voyage with two of his famed companions: "We are told...that Mr. Banks and Dr. Solander's voyage may be made extremely subservient to the purposes of navigation..." & the founding of two new straits, with more (see).
Four pages, folio size, very nice condition.
Item #613788GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1774 A report which begins: "Came on to be heard before the Privy Council, the merits of a petition presented some time ago by Dr. Franklin, Agent for the Province of Massachusetts Bay in New England, setting forth that the people of that province had no longer any confidence in their Governor; that they consider him an enemy to the p... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1775 Over three pages taken up with: "Protest entered in the Upper House Against the Bill for Prohibiting all Commercial intercourse with the Confederated Colonies" which is very good reading in defense of America. There is terrific & historic reading taking nearly 2 pages on what is an early version of the Articles of Co... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1775 Over three pages taken up with: "Protest entered in the Upper House Against the Bill for Prohibiting all Commercial intercourse with the Confederated Colonies" which is very good reading in defense of America. There is terrific & historic reading taking nearly 2 pages on what is an early version of the Articles of Confeder... See More
January 31, 1776
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, January 31, 1776
* Rare Revolutionary War title from the enemy
* Captain James Cook
Page 2 has some nice content on the Revolutionary War including: "...letter from (Charleston), South Carolina...some hundreds of people under arms had burnt the Custom house at Gaspee Bay at the river St. Lawrence..." and also: "...advices from Am... See More
June 24, 1777
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 24, 1777
* Captain James Cook explorations
* Revolutionary War
The entire front page is taken up with a lengthy discussion of a pamphlet titled: "Address to Edmund Burke on his late Letter relative to the Affairs of America." which carries over a bit to pg. 2. An inside page is almost entirely taken up with an excellent & detailed acco... See More
Item #587924THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1779 Near the back is a review of a book titled: "Political, Miscellaneous, & Philosophical Pieces, Written by Benjamin Franklin..." (see).
Some talk of "American News" near the back, with mention that: "...Fort Stanwix was surprized & taken by Sir John Johnson...at the head of 1500 loyalists & Indian warri... See More
February 1, 1780
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 1, 1780 A page 2 report reads in its entirety: "Capt. Cook's rising, from being the son of a day labourer to the distinguished rank he held in the British navy, is a proof what superior abilities can do, when they have a proper field to display themselves in. For what of this, 'many a rose, as the poet has finely expressed it, blooms unseen... See More
April 14, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1781 The back page has a short item concerning Capt. Cook: "The Crocodile, a new frigate...the command of her given to Capt. King, who succeeded the late unfortunately Capt. Cook in the command of the Resolution, when on the voyage of discoveries." Another page has: "American News" with news from Charleston which begins: &quo... See More
Item #593670THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1784 This periodical was the first ever to use the word "magazine" in its title.
Among the items in this issue is a rather large foldout plate titled: "View of the New River, as Conveyed Through the Frame at Bush Hill" (see photos) with an accompanying article.
There is a nice article: "On the General Post Office & Pos... See More
Item #601223THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1784
* James Cook in the Pacific ocean
* Early Blanchard balloon flight
* Judaica item
Among the items in this issue is a continued article of over 4 1/2 pages on: "Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean" which is a tremendous amount of detail on his journey through the South Pacific from August 12 thru early November, 1... See More
October 10, 1785
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 10, 1785
* Captain James Cook
Page 3 has a letter which begins with a passing reference to Captain Cook and his explorations, with: "On reading the narration of the voyages performed by Captains Cook, Clerk, and Gore, when in the latitudes, bearings, etc. of places very remote from us..." (see). Pg. 3 also has a lengthy ad headed: &qu... See More
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