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* Cutting paper money in half
* Prevention of mail robberies
This issue has a quite unusual print on
This issue has a quite unusual print on page 3, prefaced with a bit of text headed: "TO PREVENT MAIL ROBBERIES" and with the text reading: "It is recommended to all persons, at present uninformed, who may have occa
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 1, 1766 The ftpg. has "Our late Sovereign King of Denmark, Friderick (Frederick) the Fifth, after having laboured some Months under a Dropsical Disorder, expired this Morning...", with much more. Other news of the day and period advertising is also present. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition, partial red-inked tax stamp on the ftpg., meas... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971.
Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is t
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 22, 1670
* re. 2nd expulsion of Vienna's Jewish population
The front page has a report from Vienna which relates to the Jews being recently banished from the city, noting: "...The next day their Imperial majesties were assisting at the laying the first stone for building of a church in the place where the Jews formerly held their Synagogue.&... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 17, 1681 The back page has a report noting: "Richard Janeway, Richard Baldwyn, and James Vade...to answer to such information as shall be exhibited against them...ordered to prosecute them for publishing and dispersing divers false and seditious news-books and pamphlets tending to the disturbance of the peace and quiet of His Majesties government."... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 5, 1680
* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had
The front page has a very brief Judaica item regarding the Inquisition mentioning from Madrid: "...Since the last execution upon the sentence of the Inquisition, several others accused of Judaisme have been seized."
Single sheet, 7 by 11 inches, great condition.
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THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 3, 1679 This issue has two items concerning the curious Popish Plot, the fabricated scheme accusing Catholics of plotting the assassination of King Charles II.
Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with a Royal Proclamation by the king pardon to those providing information in the Popish Plot. The back page has a report from Whitehall concer... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679 The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plotting to kill King Charles II.
A report from Dublin notes: "A Proclamation has been published...appointing a reward...to any person that shall...apprehend any Popish Dignitary or Jesuit..." with more. But... See More
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
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
* 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
THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22
* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had
This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself fr... See More
* West Florida surrendered to Spanish
* Revolutionary War from the enemy
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 Americ... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 30, 1760 Page 2 has: "The Lord Marshal's Order for a General Mourning for his late Majesty King George the Second.' (see) Also a report from the "London Gazette Extraordinary" headed: "A Proclamation Requiring all persons being in Office of Authority of Government at the Decease of the late King, to proceed in the Execu... See More
Single sheet, minor foxing, very nice condition. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection. The images shown are representative of t... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 17, 1777 The front page carries an article in which the King received an anonymous threatening letter which was found near the house of Colonel Crawfurd. The letter was published (which contained the actual spelling) and a reward was established to be paid upon the conviction of any one or more of the offenders.
This is complete in four pages, contains a ... See More
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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.
The front page of this early newspaper has various military reports from Europe. This is a single sheet newspapers & is in nice condition. A great way to own a slice of history approximately 300 years old at a low price. The image is r... See More
THE 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 collecti... See More
This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More
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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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HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 6, 1862 The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Nathaniel P. Banks, United States Army". Other prints inside include: 'The United States Iron-Clad 'Passaic' as She Will Appear at Sea" "Interior of the Turret of the 'Passaic'" "Aquia Creek, on the Potomac, New Base of Supplie... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1866 The entire front page has two prints: "Central City, Colorado" which is a town view; and "A Gambling Scene in Denver City, Colorado". Inside is a large print of "George Bancroft"; a full page of the: "Grand Reception Given by the 7th Regiment at the Academy of Music, New York"; a print of: "The Late Rev... See More
Note: The photo shown is only representative of the style and "look" of the issues you will receive. Actual issues/dates vary.