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Item #208954THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1780 This is one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads from the Revolutionary War era to be had. Note the ornate lettering and the engravings on either side of the masthead. The issue is complete in 4 pages, is folio size, has mostly ads on the front page with various news on the inside pages. There are some very minor references to the ... See More
July 11, 1780
THE MORNING HERALD, London, July 11, 1780 Page two contains a lengthy and interesting article concerning the retirement of the Prince of Wales, which includes in part: "The Prince of Wales has not suffered from the importunities of his tradesmen; they have not pressed upon his treasurer with clamour...his Highness steps forward with a Princely generosity...this is a conduct that will doubly e... See More
Item #204519DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, 1783 A quite uncommon title, in fact the very first we've come across in 29 years. A nice, full folio size newspaper of 4 pages with an engraving in the center of the masthead and great to have from the end of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. The front page also has a partial red-inked tax stamp. A ... See More
Item #204196THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1779 A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as I find almost no American content in this issue. At the back under the "Historical Chronicle" is mention that the New York, Quebec & Newfoundland fleets have set sail under the convoy of Admiral Arbuthnot. The balance of the news ... See More
Item #121116THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1777-1779 A fine newspaper from during the middle of the Revolutionary War with varied content, presenting an interesting perspective of what life was like in London--home of the "enemy" of the colonists--during this significant period. Various news of the day and many ads as well. Any war reports would be minor - or not present at all. The iss... See More
Item #121058THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE OR, BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1782 A handsome issue from the closing period of the Revolutionary War, although I don't find any such reporting in this issue. Folio-size, four pages, front page has a partial red-inked tax stamp, binding holes at the spine and a postsing hole at the top. A wealth of ads plus news of the day as well.
Never trimmed, some... See More
Item #121043THE LONDON COURANT AND WESTMINSTER CHRONICLE, London, 1780. Two engravings in the masthead of this issue make this a decorative newspaper. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. From the Revolutionary War era, but I don't notice any American-related content. Folio-size, 4 pages, red-inked tax stamp, irregular & partially loose at the spine, otherwise in rather nice condition. Note th... See More
Item #121041INTLLIGENZ-BLATT, Germany, 1778. An interesting title from Leipzig from during the American Revolutionary, although I suspect no such reports within these pages. In the German language, 8 pages, measuring about 9 by 7 inches, generally very nice condition. 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 ... See More
Item #120940THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778 Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East" , and more.
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