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August 12, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 12, 1773
* Whaling in America
* Early whale industry
Inside has reports from New York and Annapolis headed "America" telling of the great success of whaling voyages, and of the opening of a session of the Maryland assembly (see photos).
Other news of the day mostly from England, with ads as well. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, a minor tea... See More
July 22, 1773
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 22, 1773 Pg. 3 has a fascinating letter from New York concerning a woman challenging a man to a duel to protect her own honor (see).
Half of an inside pg. is taken up with: "Abstract of the Act for the more effectual Preventing the Forging of the Notes or Bills of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England...". The same page has an item whi... See More
June 8, 1770
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, June 8, 1770 An inside page has a letter from Virginia which includes: "The colonies wait silently for the determination of parliament concerning the revenue act. They have done all in their power to prohibit or retard the sale of British commodities but a view of our imports will show how ineffectual their efforts have been & how useless &... See More
Item #212736THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1773 A feature of this issue is the very nice foldout print (in reddish ink) titled: "Elevation and Geometrical Profile of the Abbe Church of St. Nicaise at Rheims". For more on the Rheims Cathedral see the hyperlink. The plate measures 8 by 10 1/2 inches and has a related article (see).
Also a full page plate titled: "Curiosities ... See More
Item #209616THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1771 Most of a column is taken up with: "Mr. Brahm's Observations on the American Coast" which seems to deal with areas in Florida and the Caribbean (see). There is also a brief article on "The Great White Owl" which begins: "This elegant species is found in the countries round Hudson's Bay & in the Northern ... See More
Item #208963THE NORTHAMPTON MERCURY, England, 1772 This is a very nice, folio-size newspaper of four pages which was never bound nor trimmed with uncommonly wide margins. This is also the first 18th century newspaper we have been able to offer from this part of England. The issue contains various news from throughout Europe with an emphasis on British events with the back page mostly taken up with ads. We do ... See More
Item #208917ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, 1772 A nice newspaper of folio-size, four pages, filled with various news & ads of the day. The front page has a partial red-inked tax stamp near the bottom. The first letter in the first column is ornately decorated (see photo). Soem browning and margin wear but generally nice. The photo below is "generic" as the actual issue you recei... See More
Item #208894BINGLEY'S JOURNAL, London, 1771 This is a very uncommon title from England just before the Revolutionary War, unusual in that it is replete with news with no advertisements amongst its four pages. Obviously much from London & the vicinity but news from elsewhere in Europe as well. Folio size, nice condition with a nice engraving in the middle of the masthead. The photo below is "generic&q... See More
Item #208452THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL: OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, 1771 One of the less common London newspapers from this period, with a nice engraving in the masthead. A good amount of news of the day throughout the four pages & with some advertisements included as well. Folio size, generally in nice condition.
The photo is "generic" but the issue you receive will have the same look an... See More
Item #208450THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1772 (inc. ftpg partial red ink stamp). As the title might suggest the emphasis was on advertisements with a tremendous number found within this complete, four page issue. There is some current news on the front page from this interesting period just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in America. Folio-size, partial red-inked tax stamp on t... See More
Item #208039from the GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1771 The print is of "A Design for a BRIDGE over Yarmouth Haven Drawn by Mr. Samuel Bream". This is the print only, not the complete magazine, which would very nice framed. See photo for details.
Item #200403THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1770 Among the articles in this issue are: "Difficulty of Explaining the Scripture" "Origin of Rhyming" "Reasons Against a New War" 'History & Antiquity of Berkley Castle" and so much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. There is a bri... See More
Item #121048THE NORTH BRITON, London, 1770 This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.
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
Item #121036THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, England, 1772. A nice four page newspaper, which as the name would suggest, is mostly taken up with advertisements, offering an interesting glimpse into life from just before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Some news items on the front page as well. Folio-size, four page, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not ... See More
Item #120105THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1772 Among the articles in this issue are: "A Proposal for Abolishing Tythes...and furnishing every Parish throughout the Kingdom with an able Minister" "On the Present Appearance of the Planet Jupiter", an interesting & lengthy article: "J. P.'s Plans for a Settlement on the Mississippi Objected to" is very ... See More
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