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195684

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1780 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890179079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, March 10, 1780 * American Revolutionary War era newspaper Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:17

$33.00
195675

Rare 17th Century THE ATHENIAN MERCURY London England Agony Aunt 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890170300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 23, 1692  * Rare 17th century title This was the very first of the "agony aunt" newspapers (see hyperlink), a newspaper providing personal advice to its readers. In creating this format of responding to questions from readers, the publisher, John Dunton, did so as a result of feeling guilty for cheating on his wife. He thought that people like himself might appreciate confiding anonymously in a stranger & that readers would be titillated by the exchange. It proved to be a success as he was bombarded with queries on everything from marriage to the ethics of slave-trading to why sermons seem longer than they are. There are 8 questions in this issue. Single sheet, 8 by 12 inches, very ni... See More  

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:13

$48.00
195669

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890151705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 28, 1795 * Rare 18th century American publication Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, untrimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 21, 2022 12:04

$56.00
195659

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1795 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393890119347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 21, 1795  * 18th century American publication Page 2 has reports from: "France, National Convention" taking over half of the page. Page 3 has reports from "Kentucky" Maryland" "New York" and elsewhere. This is the newspaper by the famed printer Isaiah Thomas. Four pages, decorative masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2022 11:46

$39.00
195629

PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Lengthy Act of Congress Type Signed 1796 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373884756018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 27, 1796  * President George Washington * Lengthy Act of Congress Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning duties on carriages, which is signed in type: G. Washington, President of the United States. Page 3 has reports from Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, Northampton, Portland, Newburyport, and Boston, the latter having reports on the commencement at Harvard University. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, excellent condition with a handsome masthead.

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Ends February 18, 2022 08:01

$103.00
195598

1681 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 341 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373875125632

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 13, 1681 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had 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 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2022 12:03

$44.00
195597

MASONIC Freemasons Freemasonry & Essex-Merrimack River Bridge 1793 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373875124792

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793  * Original Chain Bridge (Massachusetts) * Newburyport - Merrimack River 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. One of the best aspects of this issue is that the full page plate is still present, being: "Newbury Bridge over Merrimack River" which is accompanied by a nearly full page: "Description of the Plate" (see). Only rarely are plates of American scenes still found in such magazines. Typically they were removed years ago. The plate is in very nice condition with some foxing in the ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2022 12:02

$177.00
195579

Six (6) Original 18th Century AMERICAN United States 1793-94 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373872552855

Offered are original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston  A lot of 6 issues from 1795-6, all with news & ads of the day and all with minimal wear at the margins. Scattered foxing, perhaps minor margin tears, generally good.

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:30

$82.00
195574

General GEORGE WASHINGTON Letter Jacob Duché 1778 Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393869595865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778  * Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress * Famous letter to General George Washington * American Revolutionary War 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. The entire front page is a very interesting discussion concerning the Articles of Confederation, headed: "Letter V From a Gentleman in the Country to His Friend in This Town [Boston]" and which begins: "I am greatly obliged to you for the Articles of Confederate with the Resolves of Congress...which you were so good as to send me: They are interesti... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2022 13:23

$1,225.00
195546

Rare 17th Century EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS 1639 Paris FRANCE French Old Periodical


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393866640085

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE, Paris, France, Sept. 10, 1639  (date is in the imprint at the bottom of the back page). * Earliest of newspapers to be had This extremely early newspaper is filled with news reports with datelines from throughout Europe, including Rome, Frankfort, Cologne & elsewhere. There are no advertisements. This was the very first regular newspaper published in France, started in 1631 by Théophraste Renaudot but with influential backing by the powerful Cardinal de Richelieu. All the text is in French with the first letter of "Gazette" very decorative & the first letter of the text highly embellished. Eight pages, 9 by 6 1/4 inches, in very nice condition. One of the earliest dated newspapers to be found.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:13

$380.00
195545

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Address re. John Jay's Treaty 1795 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869609360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Aug. 31, 1795  * George Washington address * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 2 has a letter from the people of Morris County, N.J. on their concerns about the Jay Treaty. Also a similar letter from the merchants of Phila. to the President followed by: "The President's Answer" signed in type: Geo. Washington. Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:13

$74.00
195544

Rare 18th Century CAPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania 1798 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869608798

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, March 19, 1798  * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. The entire front page is taken up with advertisements including 9 illustrated ship ads. Page 3 has a lengthy message to Congress concerning the growing troubles with France, signed in type by the President: John Adams. Also a dispatch from Italy: "Buonaparte To His Army". Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:13

$55.00
195543

1708 QUEEN ANNE PROCLAMATIONS Early 18th Century London England 1708 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393866636478

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 23, 1708  * Queen Anne proclamations The front page is filled with two "Proclamations" from the reign of Queen Anne: "For Encouraging the Design of Erecting Schools for Propagating the Knowledge of Christ in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland" and the other: "For the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue & for the Preventing & Punishing Vice, Profaneness and Immorality." This latter Act carries over to take most of page two. A four page issue, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:12

$38.00
195539

Early ICE CREAM Advertisement - President George Washington Era 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373869605094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 17, 1795  * President George Washington era * Very early ice cream advertisement In addition to various news reports found inside, the back page has one of the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisements we have seen in any newspaper. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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Ends February 12, 2022 12:11

$56.00
195502

18th Century TURKEY Hungary & More Balkan Peninsula Foldout MAP 1770 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393861927250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1770  * Map of Turkey, the Balkan Peninsula, and more. This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770". This map shows the Balkan peninsula and includes the region from then-Germany, to Russia, to the Mediterranean, to the Black Sea & Turkey and includes the heel of the "boot" of Italy (see). Very detailed & in uncommonly nice condition, folding out to measure 10 by 9 1/2 inches. Very nice condition. There is an article: "A Review of the Present State of the War between the Russians and Tur... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:07

$128.00
195501

Early MASON-DIXON LINE Creation w/ Pennsylvania & Maryland MAP 1769 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393861926685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1769  * Early America map * Pennsylvania and Maryland * Mason and Dixon Line creation Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice full page map of the Chesapeake region showing parts of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and all of Delaware. The inset in the lower right corner reads: "A Map of that Part of America where a Degree of Latitude was Measured for the Royal Society: By Cha. Mason, & Jere. Dixon." This map has a companion article titled: 'The Length of a Degree of Latitude in the Provinces of Maryland and Pennsylvania, determined from the Observations of Messrs. Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon, appointed by the Royal Society" which takes nearly t... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:07

$455.00
195500

Very Early PLAYING CARDS & Backgammon Game Boards Advertisement 1799 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864858947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 20, 1799  * Very early playing cards * Backgammon boards The back page includes many ads, two of which are very early ads for "Playing Cards", being Henry the Eighth, Columbian brand cards and backgammon boards. A few other particulars as noted in the ads (see photos).  News of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:06

$60.00
195497

American 18th Century PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON Letters Signed 1789 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864857179

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789  * President George Washington letters signed in type Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the United States". Also: "Observations on Manufacturing Sugar from the Sap of the Maple Tree" and an address to the President from the state of New York with the: "President's Answer" signed in type: George Washington; and an address of the Protestant Episcopal Church to the President, with his response signed: G. Washington; "Thoughts on the Finances & Debts of the United States"; an address by Washington College in Maryland to the President, with his response signed in type: George Washington; "Discovery of America by the Icelanders" & mu... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:05

$120.00
195496

Colonial PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania & English JEWS BILL Jewish 1753 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373864856510

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1753  * The Jew Bill in England * Colonial Philadelphia description Pages 1 through 4 are taken up with a fascinating article titled: "A Compleat View of the Controversy concerning the late Act in favour of the Jews". The subheads include: "Reasons for the Jews Bill and Answers" and "Objections to the Jews Bill and Answers". There are 13 "Objections", each with an answer. Portions of the article are shown in the photos. There is a full page with text and an engraving showing: "A View and Account of the Islands of Nisida, Gaiola, etc." with descriptive text which is presented vertically (unusual format). These islands are in the Bay of Naples. There is also a detailed article ta... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:05

$118.00
195482

1793 Original BOSTON MA 18th Century Massachusetts Old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393852687026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1793 * 18th century American title Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements. Pages 3 & 4 include 12 illustrated ship ads. Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2022 13:09

$40.00
195470

Rare 18th Century AMERICAN w/ Nice Masthead w/ Advertisements 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393852653657

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 15, 1790 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America Page 2 has reports from the: "Congress of America" with debates on the federal government assuming the states' debts. Page 3 has a report headed: "Indians" being a letter from Harrisburgh, Virginia. Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends February 07, 2022 12:57

$56.00
195423

Year of the UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION Pre Convention1787 Philadelphia Newspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393843816727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 9, 1787 * Year of the United States Constitution The top of page 3 has an interesting ad: "A Second Course of Lectures By a Lady" with details. Various news reports and a wealth of ads including 8 ftpg. illus. ship ads. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2022 10:21

$43.00
195417

(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1707-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373851094655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1707, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734 * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (different) As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engravings. Each issue is complete as a single sheet newspaper in nice condition. A great price for 5 different issues from the early 1700's.

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Ends February 04, 2022 10:19

$112.00
195416

JAMES BOWDOIN Politician 2nd Governor of Massachusetts DEATH 1790 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373851094487

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Nov. 24, 1790 * James Bowdoin death * 2nd Governor of Massachusetts The front page has: "Mr. Bowdoin" being a brief report announcing the death of James Bowdoin, a former Massachusetts governor and scholar, plus the "Order Of Procession" for his funeral. A page 3 report from "Philadelphia" says the President was about to leave Mt. Vernon "...on his return to the seat of government." Also word about the arrivals of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Also a great item from King James concerning the evils of smoking. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, some discrete archival mends near the spine.

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Ends February 04, 2022 10:18

$44.00
195717

Rare 18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania w/ Ads 1794 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373902331411

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec, 18, 1794 * Rare 18th century American publication * Slave boy for sale advertisement Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, untrimmed, very nice... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2022 07:36

$34.99
195716

EARLIEST OF NEWSPAPERS TO BE HAD Original Early Rare 1668 London England Gazette


eBay Auction Item # 373900874625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 18, 1668 * Among the Earliest of English language newspapers to be had 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 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2022 12:34

$44.99
195715

Rare 1667 Rare Newspaper EARLY 17th Century 354 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England


eBay Auction Item # 373900866493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 16, 1667 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had 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 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display with the 354 year old date prominent at the to... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2022 12:30

$57.00
195712

Rare PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE Engraving Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1798 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373900768884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 3, 1798  * Rare 18th century American publication This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue appeared on March 4, 1797 and the newspaper lasted but 770 issues. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, mild wear at the margins, good condition.

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Ends January 31, 2022 11:32

$57.99
195709

Rare 1665 Rare Newspaper EARLY 17th Century 357 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England


eBay Auction Item # 393897307623

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 5, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)   * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had A very early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper. This is just the 32nd issue published. The front page has a report concerning the ceremonies for the coronation of the King of Belgium, plus some treaty discussions carrying over to page 2There is a section under "Whitehall" concerning an order by the King of England. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition. An opportunity to purchase an extremely early issue of this world famous title.

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Ends January 31, 2022 11:15

$224.99
195708

General President GEORGE WASHINGTON Dictator of America for Life? 1789 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373900726134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1789  * President George Washington * Dictator of American for Life ? Page 4 has an: "Extract of a Letter From New York" which begins: "His Excellency General Washington, our new congressional President, and perhaps I might add Dictator of America for life, gave a very sumptuous entertainment on Thursday the 4th inst. on account of the recovery of his Majesty the King of Great Britain..." with more. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2022 11:07

$49.99
195707

Very Early & Rare 17th Century 1666 London UK Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE Deaths


eBay Auction Item # 373900709329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 13, 1666 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had * The Great Plague deaths The back page has maritime reports from the "new world" with: "Some vessels arriving lately...from Virginia inform us that by a ship from Jamaica, they were advised that several of the Caribee fleet, separated by the hurricane & supposed to be lost, were put into Jamaica, but give no account of the Lord Willoughby, which increases our fears for him...that a great advance of their manufactures of silk, flax and hemp in Virginia where the inhabitants in testimony of their gratitude to his Majesty for his great care in encouraging the interest of that country, have made him a considerable present in their own si... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2022 10:57

$199.99
195698

RATIFIED John JAY TREATY Formal Exchange Between England & U.S. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393896979965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 31, 1795   * The ratified Jay Treaty * England & U.S. exchange Page 3 has a report of the formal exchange of the recently ratified Jay Treaty by the two Secretaries of State. Datelined at Downing St., it notes: "The Ratifications of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between His Majesty and the United States of America, signed the 19th of November last, were this day exchanged by Lord Grenville, His Majesty's principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, with William Allen Dias, Esq., charge d'Affairs from the United States." Great to have this in a British newspaper, as more commonly found in an American title. Complete fun 16 pages, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, good condit... See More  

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Ends January 31, 2022 08:21

$49.99
195697

re. XYZ AFFAIR French Relations with France & Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373900284687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 3, 1797  * re. the XYZ Affair * France relations * Napoleon Bonaparte The entire front page is taken up with reporting from the: "American Congress". The back page has over a full column taken up with a report from the "Army of Italy" being a letter signed in type by: Buonaparte. Four more letters signed by him as well, on the "Engagement of La Chinse" "Battle of Tarvis" and more. Included as well is a single sheet "Extraordinary" issue taken up entirely with the response of Congress to the President's speech of a few days prior, being the special session of Congress to deal with the troubling XYZ Affair with France. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2022 08:15

$54.99
195696

President GEORGE WASHINGTON Acts of Congress Signed in Type 1796 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393896966740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 23, 1796   * President George Washington The back page is mostly taken up with three Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by the President: Go. Washington. The most notable and the lengthiest--taking half of the page--is: "An Act to Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States". Page 3 has a bit headed: "John Paul Jones" concerning passing on to heirs the 5867 acres of land he owned in the Northwest Territory. He died 4 years previous. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2022 08:11

$74.99
195337

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR w/ Original South Pole James Cook MAP 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845510070

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1776  * American Revolutionary War * Original South Pole map This is a fine issue from this significant year of the Revolutionary War, with much war-related content. Included are two pages on an: "Act for Prohibiting all Trade with America" which is followed by an: "Act of Massachusetts Bay for Fitting out Armed Vessels" which takes 3 pages. Also reported here is a: "Declaration of the Continental Congress on a late Proclamation" from England, datelined Philadelphia, Dec. 6, 1775, being their heated response to the King declaring the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion. There is some great text including: "We the delegates of the 13 United Colonies..... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:57

$365.00
195336

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Long Island New York MAP Benjamin Franklin Ltr. 1778 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834731866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1778  * Rare Revolutionary War New York map * Benjamin Franklin letter * Ethan Allen Of great significance is the very nice foldout map headed: "Map of Hudson's River with the Adjacent Country", which shows from Crown Point & Ticonderoga, south to Philadelphia, & also from Long Island to Lake Ontario with considerable detail. This map measures 9 by 13 inches in very nice condition. Trimmed at the bottom right margin to allow the map to fold into the issue, not compromising the border. The first article is: "Debate in the House of Commons" which takes 7 pages and does include discussion on the Revolutionary War, a few of the items including: "...stated the causes that led to t... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:56

$385.00
195329

** 1789 Old Newspaper DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer JEWS Judaica BOXING Fight **


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845503851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, February 21, 1792 * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 3 has a brief report concerning "Mendoza, who has been for some time practicing the pugilistic art at the Peter-Street Theatre, in Dublin , has challenged all Ireland to fight a stand-up battle for a hundred guineas, on a twenty-four feet stage." Mendoza is none other than the famed Jewish boxer Daniel Mendoza. He was a famous British boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. Four pages, folio size, great condition.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:52

$43.00
195322

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy Middlesex LONDON England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845501912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING POST, London, March 6, 1779  * Oneida Indians - Native Americans * General George Washington * Revolutionary War era Page 2 has various item under: "American News" which has news from the Caribbean. Page 3 has various tidbits of items from America including one noting: "...from Philadelphia says, that a number of Indians of the Oneida nation are arrived at general Washington's headquarters; they are to join colonel Morgan's corps & to scout near the lines to check the unlawful commerce...between the country people & the military." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:50

$35.00
195321

President GEORGE WASHINGTON & Dwarf Attraction 1790 Old Concord NH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373845501473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD HERALD, & NEW HAMPSHIRE INTELLIGENCER, New Hampshire, July 6, 1790  * President George Washington On the front page under "Federal Congress" is the activity of the House of Representatives. The back page has a report about a "remarkable dwarf" who lived in New Jersey during the war and attracted "crowds of people", including Gen. Washington. Some details about his meeting with Washington. Four pages, trimmed close at the bottom, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:49

$58.00
195314

JOHN ADAMS Presidential Acts of Congress Signed - Ohio Land 1799 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834716097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 31, 1799  * President John Adams * Land Acts of Congress The front page has two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type: John Adams. One is to authorize the sale of: "...certain lands between the Great and Little Miami rivers in the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio...". Other items include: "Rumors of a Naval Engagement" "Fever at Philadelphia". Four pages, irregular at the spine, a few archival mends at margins inside, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:44

$49.00
166230

GAY HEAD LIGHTHOUSE Planned Construction Martha'a Vineyard 1799 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112507753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, June 6, 1799 * Gay Head Lighthouse * Martha's Vineyard Page 2 has a report of a naval battle noting in part: "...the capt. of the privateer lost one leg. Bradford, it is said, came beating YANKEE DOODLE; he mounted only ten four pounders and had 25 men." But the most notable content is the full column on page 4 which has: "Plan of a Light House to be Erected at Gayhead, on the Island of Martha's Vineyard...". This is a very historic lighthouse, still standing, and the text is extremely specific on how it is to be build, which corresponds with the information on Wikipedia (see). Also of interest is a brief item at the bottom of pg. 3 which lists the "Board of ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2022 14:33

$67.00
195688

1670 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 373893521905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 22, 1670 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had 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 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display with the 352 year old date prominent at the ... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2022 12:40

$37.99
195687

Very Rare SALEM WITCH TRIALS Witchcraft Book AD 1693 Old 17th Century Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373893499244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693  * Rare Salem witch trials advertisement * Very early and rare 17th century title The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see) This is the only periodical we have ever seen with any reference to the famous witch trials at Salem, Massachusetts, as the London Gazette made no mention of the trials or the executions A very uncommon item and the only period mention of this very notable event in American history. Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 1/4 by 12 1/4 inches, minor damp stain at the bottom, good condition.

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Ends January 28, 2022 12:30

$299.99
195257

Very EARLY Rare WOMAN Publisher OBSERVATOR London 339 Years Old 1682 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373842849026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OBSERVATOR, London, Oct. 18, 1682 * Woman publisher This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that the imprint at the bottom of the back page reads: "London, Printed for Joanna Brome, at the Gun in S. Paul's Church-yard." I believe this to be the earliest periodical we have offered published by a woman. Could it be the earliest woman publisher to be found within a newspaper? Single sheet, 8 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2022 08:49

$47.00
195643

Five 18th Century LONDON England Pre Revolutionary War Era 1757-1772 Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 373890867631

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated April 30, 1757, April 6, 1762, April 25, 1767, Aug. 14, 1770, & Dec. 12, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & a little foxing or fold rubbing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends January 27, 2022 12:54

$59.99
195245

1ST Poat World War II WWII TIMES SQUARE BALL New Year's Eve 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393827346458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 1, 1946 * Times Square Ball - New Year's Eve * 1st post-World War II celebration The top of the front page has a one column heading: "NOISIEST THRONGS SINCE '41 WELCOME NEW YEAR IN CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with related photo. Great to have in this NYC publication. Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2022 11:08

$45.00
195243

EARLY 348 Years Old Rare 17th Century LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1673 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373841647846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 16, 1673 * Among the earliest of newspapers to be had 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 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display ... See More  

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Ends January 27, 2022 11:05

$44.00
195213

Very Early COLONY OF GEORGIA Savannah GA 1st Families to Settle List 1733 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373838385743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: APPLEBEE'S ORIGINAL WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, Sept. 15, 1733 * Very early Georgia - Savannah GA A quite rare title which existed from 1720-1737 with most of the news reports on pages 2 and 3. The news is almost entirely of British interest, however one terrific report notes the first families to settle in the new colony of Georgia. It begins: "Last Wednesday the Trustees for establishing the Colony of Georgia in America, made choice of the following persons and families to go and settle in the said Colony, who are to go on board the James, Capt. John Yoakley...in a fortnight's time..." and what follows is the list of he first families to sail for Georgia. An extremely significant genealogical report. A book o... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:54

$3,650.00
195212

Gen George Washington CROSSES THE DELAWARE River Revolutionary War 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393820567795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1777  * General George Washington * Crosses the Delaware River * American Revolutionary War This issue has much good content on the Revolutionary War, with talk of troop movements in New Jersey and the vicinity. The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776" which describes his crossing of the Delaware River, reading in part: "I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of an enterprize, which I had formed against a detachment of the enemy lying in Trenton, and was executed yesterday morning. The evening of the 25th I ordered the troops intended for this purpose to parade to the back of McKenk... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:54

$455.00
195171

Nice 18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Masthead 1795 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393818305504

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 3, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving - 18th century America * Illustrated farms for sale advertisements If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, several illustrated advertisements, period stray writing above the masthead, dark ink stain at bottom right corner, a little irregular along the right margin, generally in nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2022 08:27

$47.00
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