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J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 17, 1799 Page 2 has a letter headed: "The Board of Health, To Their Constituents" signed at its conclusion by the President of the Board: Paul Revere. Other news & ads of the day.
Four pages, minor chip from a blank right column, nice condition.
THE BOSTON GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Watertown, Massachusetts, Oct. 16, 1775
* Battle of Bunker Hill
* Revolutionary War
* In a Boston title
The woodcut in the masthead was engraved by the famed Paul Revere, showing the Liberty figure setting the bird of peace free from its cage with the Boston skyline in the background--a strong political statement. Also noteworthy is that thi... See More
THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & THE UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 5, 1781
* Rare Revolutionary War title from America
A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the other (see).
Most of the front page is taken up with an... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 22, 1799 Half a column on page 3 is taken up with a detailed notice headed: "ATTENTION---SAILORS!!" "Pipe all Hands! Boatswain!!" which concerns the USS Boston (3rd rendition) and its involvement in the Quasi War and First Barbary War, noting the spoils to accrue to the sailors in naval action (see). Plus the back page has a nice rec... See More
THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1829 A lot of five issues, each containing on the back page a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, scattered foxing, good condition. ... See More
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, May 20, 1807 The back page has a very nice illustrated ad for: "Church Bells - Paul Revere & Sons" with some descriptive text, and a rather large engraving of a bell. Please see photo for details.
This is complete in four pages with some lite dampstaining in the lower third of the issue, slight irre... See More
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 16, 1822 The front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. ... See More
* 18th century Washington D.C. map
Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society.
Content includes "The Pleasures of Poverty" "An O... See More
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 5, 1781 A very handsome issue as the masthead features an engraving taken from one done by Paul Revere for colonial currency at the time. It is a very patriotic device showing a soldier with a sword in one hand an a scroll with 'Independence' in the other, with the words 'Appeal To Heaven" above him (see).
Close... See More
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. ... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 3, 1850
* California gold rush producing
The back page has more than half a column taken up with: "Paul "Revere" which has much on his life (see photos). Also: "California" which is a letter from San Francisco, June 1, 1850 which includes: "...beg...your attention to a regulation...prohibiting the importation... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Hurry Up! Prosperity Express Almost Due!' " by W. A. Rogers.
This issue has a photo of "The First Session of President Taft's Cabinet" and an illustration of "Elinor Macartney Lane. There is also an article with... See More
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Nov. 27, 1809.
* Paul Revere Bell Foundry
A page 3 report says: An excellent new bell has been recently bought for the Methodist Chapel in Newport. It was cast at Col. Reveres foundry, and weights about 2000 wt. The bell has excellent tone, and...will answer as good purposes as though the Methodist Society had sent all the way to England for it. Other new
* Chesapeake & Delaware Canal
* Paul Revere
A pg. 3 report says the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal will be navigable by July 1st. The report describes the canal as ...one of the greatest works of human skill and ingenuity in the world; the greatest perpendicular of which is upwards of 76 feet, the whole lengthy four miles, and over the deepe
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1909 Full front page photo: "An American Victor At Rheims", shows Glenn H. Curtiss, the "American aeroplanist", in a suit standing next to a plane.
THE REPERTORY, Boston, 1807 Nice pg. 4 ad for "Paul Revere & Son."Church, Academy and Ship Bells of all sizes".
Measures approximately 21x15 inches and contain... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1862 The full front page shows: "Shipping Artillery at Alexandria, Virginia". Prints inside include: "City of Norfolk, Virginia" "Transports Embarking Troops at Alexandria" "Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia"; a full page: "General Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Road to Richmond" &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 29, 1867 Half of the ftpg. is a print of: "Religion In Intolerant Rome--Priestly Absolution From Sin at St.Peter's" with a related article.
Perhaps the best print is the very nice full page captioned: "The New Game of Martelle--The Queen of the Lawn" which looks very much croquet (see). Thee is also a one-third pg. print: "Arapahoe Indi... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1869 The front full page illustration is of "The Memory of Seventy-Six." Inside is a full page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "All hail and Farewell to the Pacific Railroad." A quarterpage illustration "Liberty Bell" also has an accompany article. A halfpage illustration of "British Troops Firing on the Citizens... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1883 The full front page is a print captioned: "The New York & Brooklyn Suspension Bridge--New York Entrance" with an inset of J. A. Roebling, the architect.
One inside page has two prints on the Brooklyn Bridge: "Archway Under Approach, New York Side" and "Cable Anchorage, Brooklyn Side, as it Appeared Before Completion&qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1883
Great full ftpg: 'Decoration Day'. Great halfpg: 'War Dance Of Gen. Crook's Apache Scouts' & a great fullpg: 'The Great Bridge--Pres. Arthur crossing the Suspended Highway' which is the Brooklyn Bridge, plus another fullpg. on the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. Great fullpg: 'The Parade On Riverside Drive' show... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1897
Front full pg. illus. of "A Tip for the Tiger - His Share If He Wins." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Tremont Street Mall of Boston Common Since the Opening of the New Subway." Full pg. illus. of "Sham Battle and Review of the first Brigade, National Guard of New York, at Van Cortlandt park, october 9." Two full p... See More