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July 31, 1770
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 31, 1770
* Tea tensions in America
* To Import or not
Inside has a great item headed "America" reporting on a meeting of merchants in New York to determine whether to continue with their non-importation policy given that England has repealed the tax on all goods except tea. Included is: "The Advertisement" noting the situat... See More
October 3, 1795
COURIER OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, Concord, Oct. 3, 1795 Certainly one of the less common American 18th century newspapers. The entire front page is taken up with a continued portion of: "New French Constitution - Plan of a Constitution for the French Republic" with much of the inside pages being items from Europe as well. Most of the back page is taken up with chapter "Number VI" of &q... See More
November 7, 1795
COURIER OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, Concord, Nov. 7, 1795 Complete as a single sheet newspaper, as the top of the ftpg. has a note from the editor which begins: "Instead of making a nauseous apology for the small portion of paper issued this week..." (see photos). The front page is taken up with European news. The back page has a letter from Fort Washington concerning Indian trou... See More
Item #583370GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1781 This issue is from London, dated in this significant year of the Revolutionary War. The first article is a continuation on the "Debate on the Motion of Thanks to Earl Cornwallis", mentioning: "...the victories he had gained, like those of Phila. & Ticonderoga, served only to multiply distresses..." with much more (see fo... See More
Item #582636THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, December, 1780 The issue begins with 7 pages of "Proceedings in the Last Parliament" which includes discussion of the Revolutionary War in America.
Near the back in the "Historical Chronicle" is a lengthy items concerning John Trumbull, son of the governor of Connecticut, with some talk of Franklin's grandson, etc. (see photos). A... See More
October 17, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 17, 1792 The front page features 21 illustrated ship ad making this a decorative issue. The ftpg. also has a small notice for the "Cincinnati of Pennsylvania" calling for a meeting of the standing committee (see). The back page has an ad by Stephen Girard, for the sale of merchandise. This is the Stephen Girard of (ev... See More
January 16, 1779
* Lot of 3 issues
* Revolutionary War Era
Three Revolutionary War era newspapers from England but I find no content concerning the War worthy of being written up. Sold as a group of three issues offering a flavor of reporting from the war period. Two are the London Chronicle of May 29 and January 16, 1779; the third is The York Courant of February 15, 1780. All are complete, nice condition, &a... See More
May 24, 1784
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, May 24, 1784 As seen in the photo the front page includes a nice red-inked tax stamp which not only has the restrike die number but the full plate number (99% of it) as well: "No. 6" in the lower right corner. This four page newspaper has considerable news from Europe throughout, with the entire front page taken up with ads, including several acco... See More
June 6, 1768
SUPPLEMENT TO THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, June 6, 1768 This is the four page "Supplement" issue to the regular eight page newspaper of the same date. Almost all of the four pages are taken up with reports from London, although the back page has most of a column headed "Boston" (see).
Complete in four pages, measures 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, very nice condition. A... See More
April 12, 1788
THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, April 12, 1788 Page 2 has an item from England which reflects some concern for the future of slavery (see). A report from York, Pennsylvania, notes: "...there is scarcely a dissenting voice from here to the city. We are all in favour of the Constitution..." with a bit more (see).
Page 3 also has a report on the votes for governo... See More
July 14, 1781
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 14, 1781
* Movements of British troops in America
* Revolutionary War from the enemy
The back page has some news from America including : "...letters from Earl Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton with an account of his Lordship having effected a junction with the troops under the command of Brigadier General Arnold, in consequence of wh... See More
October 22, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 22, 1774
* American Independency ad
Page 3 contains a nice advertisement for the publishing of: "American Independence, the Interest and Glory of Great Britain; or, Arguments to prove, that not only in Taxation, but in Trade, Manufactures, and Government, the Colonies are entitled to an entire Independency..." with more (see).
Also inside ... See More
September 17, 1774
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 17, 1774
* South Carolina joins rest of colonies in tensions w/ British
* Boston Port Bill
Page 3 ha a letter from Boston relaying the plight resulting from the Boston Port Bill (see). Another page has a terrific letter attacking the "insolence" of the American people concerning taxation and their plight from the Boston Port Bil... See More
Item #562418THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.
December 27, 1798
WINDHAM HERALD, Connecticut, December 27, 1798 Much of the front page is taken up with an address: "To John Adams, President of the United States" by the House of Congress and the Senate. These addresses are in response to his annual state-of-the-union address.
The President's response to the Senate begins on the front page & ends on page 2 where it is signed: John Adams, ... See More
Item #561452FASCINATING DOCUMENT for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the "State Of Connecticut". This document contains a signature, is dated 1781 and is approx. 4 by 6 inches.
Minimal wear but generally very nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated during this very significant year in the war when Cornwallis surrendered.
The photo is re... See More
Item #559421THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, 1760's A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price. A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before the American Revolution. All are complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, & are in nice condition.
Item #559414THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1760's A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day. A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition. The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive. Actual dates vary in the 1760's.
Item #559390THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate) An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity for authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typical cos... See More
Item #215833THE LONDON GAZETTE, dated in 1667-1669, from London, England. This is the world's oldest continuously published English language newspaper. Founded in 1665, this issue is from the earliest years of its existence and from the decade of the Great London Fire and Plague. The issue shown in the photo is an example of the look and condition of the issue you will receive.&nbs... See More
Item #213907THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, 1797 News of the day, with most of pages 3 & 4 taken up with various advertisements, several of which are illustrated.
The masthead is very decorative and ornate making it a nice newspaper for display. Complete in 4 pages and in nice condition.
The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue yo... See More
Item #208972THE OLD WHIG OR THE CONSISTENT PROTESTANT, London, 1737 This is a very rare title, and early as well for a folio-size newspaper (measures about 10 by 15 in.) which we have never had the pleasure to offer before in our 30+ years in the rare newspaper business. This title only published for 4 years. There is much news of the day with a few ads near the back of the issue. A red-inked tax stamp appear... See More
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
Item #208941THE IPSWICH JOURNAL, England, 1763. This is a particularly rare title from this English town, folio size and 4 pages with a wealth of news of the day. There are many advertisements on pages 3 & 4 as well. The front page has at least a partial red-inked tax stamp. Nice condition. The photo below is "generic" however the issue you receive will have a similar look and will be dated 1764... See More
Item #208911ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE OR THE GENERAL CORRESPONDENT, England, 1747 It is rare to find British newspapers outside of London with such an early date. This is a nice four page newspaper with much news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe. The bottom of the front page has at least a partial red-inked tax stamp. The first letter in the first column is ornately engraved (may ... See More
Item #207535A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, 1708 From research done by the prestigious London rare book firm of Pickering & Chatto, this is one of Daniel Defoes greatest, but least known works. The Review covered his many interests, both literary and historical and was published twice and later three times a week. The reason for the neglect of this work is due in part to the tiny orig... See More
Item #202927THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1777 A fine issue from during the middle of the Revolutionary War with actual war reporting. Additional varied content, presenting an interesting perspective of what life was like in London--home of the "enemy" of the colonists--during this historic period, is also included. Various news of the day and many ads as well. Measures 8 1/2 by 1... See More
Item #180025COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, a lot of seven 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in 18th century America.
Item #180100A seven issue set of American newspapers containing one issue each from the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, and Andrew Jackson. This is set one of a 5 part collection.
Item #180039THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's (2nd-rate) A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd rate'. Offered at a considerable discount. The generic photo shows what the newspaper looks like when in good condition.
Item #180023THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of 10 issues of this famous newspaper from the 1760's, all in good condition but a bit irregular at the spine. Great to have a colonial era perspective from England.
Item #180019GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate (see). Nice condition.
Item #120000You provide us with a 20th century year (birth year, anniversary year, year of graduation, etc.) and we will send you a set of three issues: one from the year given, one from exactly 100 years prior to your given year, and a third exactly 200 years prior to the given year.
Example: If you request 1963, we will send you an issue from 1963, 1863, and 1763. What a wonderful way to take a snapshot of... See More
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