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198097

Rare & Early 18th Century LONDON England 1731 Old UK Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081629031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Nov. 20, 1731  * Rare 18th century publication A quite rare title from England with a very early date. Various news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe. Four pages, 9 3/4 by 12 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2022 12:38

$44.00
198087

(10) 18th Century LONDON England Post Revolutionary War Era 1797-1799 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085533438

Offered are 10 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: (10) THE SUN and THE TIMES were two of the more famous & successful of British newspapers in the late 18th century. The Times remains one of the iconic papers of the world, having begun in 1788 and is still printing today. It was the first newspaper to have "Times" in the title, since lending its name to innumerable newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic. Here is a lot of ten issues, five of each title from 1799 and 1797 respectively, each in very nice condition and having a partial or full red tax stamp.

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Ends June 19, 2022 12:32

$72.00
198082

Historic BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Kite Flying Experiment ELECTRICITY 1752 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374085529859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1752 * Benjamin Franklin's famous kite experiment described Inside has a terrific account of a legendary event in history--the famous kite experiment conducted by Benjamin Franklin. Note there is even mention of Franklin's name on the title page. The article, datelined "Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 1752", begins by mentioning the reports about kite experiments, especially a different and easier one at Philadelphia: "...success of the Philadelphia experiment for drawing the electrical fire from clouds by means of pointed rods of iron erected on high buildings, &c., and it may agreeable to inform the curious that the same experiment has succeeded in Philadelphia, tho made in a differ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2022 12:29

$680.00
198021

1667 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 355 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374084068539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 20, 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 355 year old date prominent at the ... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2022 14:12

$57.00
197887

Extremely RARE 17th Century OXFORD EDITION England Gazette 1665 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374068175597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 4, 1665  * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Plus this is the #6 issue. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself from London to Oxford when this newspaper began, so issues #1 thru #23 were published simultaneously in Oxford & London and when the contagion had subsided & the Court returned to London this newspaper went with it and renamed itself "The London Gazette" with issue #24, and the rest is history. The content is entirely taken up with reports from various parts of Eu... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:12

$1,550.00
197884

18th century 1737 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394068106627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1737  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...to make perpetual...entitled, an Act to prevent the infamous practice of stock-jobbing...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 10, 2022 08:11

$34.00
197871

TURN of the 18th Century 322 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394068076649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 7, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * At the turn of the 18th century 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 th... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2022 07:40

$32.00
197817

CORNWALLIS SURRENDER General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061344796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781  * Revolutionary War * Cornwallis' surrender * Gen. Benedict Arnold * Battle of Groton Heights Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire page & is signed by him in type: B. Arnold. This is his detailed report on the taking of New London, Connecticut, known as the Battle of Groton Heights. Also included is a letter from George Washington to Congress which prefaces another letter from Gen. Gist concerning the safe arrival in the Chesapeake of Adm. De Grasse & his 28 French ships. It was this bit o... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:46

$325.00
197813

Capture of SAINT EUSTATIUS in Caribbean Islands Revolutionary War 1781 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062159467

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1781 * Islands of the Caribbean * Revolutionary War era  The back 2 pages have various correspondence concerning the capture of St. Eustatius, when the British seized the Dutch-owned island in the Caribbean. Both plates called for are present (see). Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, a bit close-trimmed at the right margin of the title/contents page only, very nice condition. Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more scarce title. The title/contents page features a great engraving of the skyline of London.

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:44

$31.00
197799

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061336806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 2, 1757, March 4, 1762, March 14, 1767, Nov. 15, 1770, & Nov. 17, 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 June 06, 2022 07:34

$72.00
197797

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND New York & Patrick Henry Revolutionary War 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394062153423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Oct., 1776   * Battle of Long Island w/ map * Revolutionary War * Patrick Henry This issue is filled with a great wealth of notable content concerning the Revolutionary War, however the prime piece here is the nice foldout map titled: "Sketch of the Country Illustrating the late Engagement in Long Island". The map measures 9 by 13 inches & shows the region from Amboy in New Jersey to "Hamsted Plains" and a bit beyond, and north to West Chester & New Rochelle. Points of interest on the map include New Utrecht, Brooklyn, Jamaica, "Flat Bush", New York, Harlem & Flushing. Also shown on the map are Bergen Point, Staten Island Oyster Bay, Governor's Island, King's Bridge & Long Island Sound. Th... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:33

$565.00
197794

THE JACOBITE REBELLION Battle of Falkirk w/ Diagram & Carlisle 1746 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061334276

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1746   * The Jacobite Rebellion * Battle of Falkirk w/ diagram There is good content on the Jacobite Rebellion with: "Order of Battle at Falkirk-muir" being a textual diagram of the placement of troops, with other related text concerning the Battle of Falkirk. Also: "How the most noble Party of Free-Thinkers will suffer by the Success of the present Rebellion", "A Second Letter to the Jacobites" "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman at Derby" and: "Accounts of the Motions of the Rebels & of the King's Forces...", the latter taking over 7 pages. Also within: "Orders of the Young Pretender & his Generals" "Orders issued by the young Pretender for payment of the land tax, and... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:30

$78.00
197792

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN & Electricity Experiments in America 1750 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374061333748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1750  * Early Benjamin Franklin * Electricity experiments Perhaps the most notable item is: "A Curious Remark on Electricity, from a Gentleman in America, whose ingenious Letters on this Subject will soon be published in a separate Pamphlet...", which includes an extract of a letter by Benjamin Franklin. Other articles include: "A Probable Cure for the Bite of a Mad Dog" "An Historical & Chronological List of the Most Eminent Painters" taking nearly 3 pages; "To find the Magnetick Poles" which includes an illustration; "Precautions requir'd in Inoculation" and much more. Also a full page article: "The Pelican of America" which includes a half page print of it. The two plates ... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2022 07:29

$70.00
197774

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN & George Frederic Handel - Classical Music 1813 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059620548

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1813 * Ludwig Van Beethoven * George Frideric Handel * Early 19th century music  Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Mary's Warning: an Arietta, composed with an Accompaniment for the Piano-forte, By Lewis [sic] van Beethoven." The review includes: "We are much pleased with this song. The vocal melody is elegant & pathetic; the accompaniment is tasteful & ingenious...Beethoven is considered by many musicians as the first composer at present living. It has recently been stated...that he had received offers from a foreign government; but that three noblemen of Vienna had engaged him to remain in the Austrian dominions by giving him a salary of 4000 florins." It is r... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:06

$98.00
197773

James SOMERSETT'S CASE Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves SLAVERY Negro1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394059619869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1773 * James Somersett's case * Slaves - slavery Certainly the most historically significant item in this issue is: "An Argument in the Case of James Somersett, a Negro, Lately Determined in the court...attempted to be Demonstrated the Present Unlawfulness of Domestic Slavery in England" which takes about a full page. This case involves James Somersett, an American slave purchased by Charles Stewart when he was in Boston. Stewart brought Somersett with him when he returned to England in 1769 but in 1771 he escaped. After being recaptured he was imprisoned on a ship & bound for Jamaica to be sold to a plantation for labor. The case was quite convoluted but ultimately became a ... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2022 15:05

$93.00
197716

(5) Rare & Early 18th Century 1706-1734 Newspapers w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055585516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 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 June 02, 2022 09:27

$112.00
197704

TURN of the 18th Century 322 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1700 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055577040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 5, 1700 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * At the turn of the 18th century 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 th... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:12

$32.00
198137

EARLY Rare 17th Century 326 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1696 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374087617692

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 15, 1696 * 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 May 27, 2022 12:45

$27.99
198123

1668 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 354 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 394082759939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 25, 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. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for framing & display with the 354 year old date prominent at the ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2022 11:23

$34.99
198105

Colonial AUGUSTA COUNTY Virginia Native Americans INDIANS Warpath 1764 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 374087243132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1764  * Colonial Augusta County, Virginia * Indians on the warpath there Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" containing various news reports of the day, including one reading in part: "Advices from the back settlements of Virginia and the colonies are...distressing, the Indians killing...the inhabitants more now than ever. On the frontiers of Augusta county 40 have been killed; in the Narrow Passage five or six families; at Side's Creek one or two; at Woodstock four...words cannot describe the fright, terror, and misery of the back inhabitants...", plus word that some of the tribes had the small pox. Says the Indians might begin to sue for peace because they believed the Engl... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2022 07:58

$44.99
198100

EARLY Rare 17th Century 325 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1697 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394081653898

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 17, 1697 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Nearing the beginning of the 18th century 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 sm... See More  

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Ends May 26, 2022 13:18

$24.99
198045

1689 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 333 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Auction Item # 374084092999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 30, 1689 * 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 fr... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2022 14:32

$29.99
197995

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394077580940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, Oct. 16, 1708  * Rare Daniel Defoe periodical * Early 18th century original From research done by the prestigious London rare book firm of Pickering & Chatto, this is: "...one of Daniel Defoe's greatest, but least known, works. The Review covered his many interests, both literary and historical. It had a tiny original print run of just 400, making this a very rare title. Defoe's "Review" played a significant role in the birth of the modern press. It was not so much a newspaper dealing in facts but a journal of opinion and discussion. But in some ways it was itself the most interesting example as it was the first of a new genre: the eighteenth-century periodical essa... See More  

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Ends May 23, 2022 14:27

$49.99
197451

Revolutionary War NEW ENGLAND America MAP New York City Captured 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374032498755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776  * Capture of New York City * Rare Connecticut & Rhode Island map * American Revolutionary War This issue begins with "Proceedings in the House  of Commons..." which includes discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you...that the troubles which have so long distracted my colonies in North America were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, & returned to their duty; but so daring & desperate is the spirit of those leaders...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the crown & a... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2022 13:42

$510.00
197417

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Poem w/ Electric Lightning Rod Mention 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036395976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1754  * A poem to Benjamin Franklin * Mention of his lightning rod Near the back is a half page poem titled: "To Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Philadelphia, on his Experiments and Discoveries in Electricity" which is dated from "Cooper River, S. Carolina, Sept. 20, 1753". At the bottom of the poem are two footnotes, one reading: "By the application of a rod of iron, or a wire, the effect of thunder and lightning is prevented." and the other: "The steeple and organ of St. Philip's church at Charles Town [Charleston] have been twice damaged by lightning." Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including an item under "Plantat... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:14

$88.00
197412

Very Early Sport of TENNIS - Patagonian Indians - Pensacola FL 1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394036392740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1767  * Very early tennis The front page has: "A Further Account of the Patagonian Indians". Inside has a rare & very early tennis report: "Yesterday the great match at Tennis between Tomkyns and Maccon was determined in favour of the latter; many of the nobility were present, and considerable bets depending." Also a report headed "America" is datelined from Pensacola, West Florida. Eight pages, some rubbing to the front page, an archival mend on page 2, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:10

$59.00
197411

Very Early LONDON GAZETTE 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ GREAT PLAGUE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374029109489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 16, 1666  * Among earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) Not only is this the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world, having just begun the year prior in 1665, but it is an extremely early issue, being issue #44. The front page has a report from Whitehall in London (location of the Royal courts) with rare reference to the devastation of the Great Plague with: "His Majesty taking into his Princely consideration, the deadness of trade in cloth & other woolen manufactures of this kingdom, by reason of the present war, and the late dreadful contagion..." with more. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 7 by 11 inches, a tiny ... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2022 13:10

$186.00
197383

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1780 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032553760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, June 6, 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, much of which is military. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light wear to folds, generally nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:55

$29.00
197381

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON EVENING POST England 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032553246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Oct. 5, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 2 begins with a letter from Sir Peter Parker concerning events in the Caribbean. Page 3 has mention that: "...were supposed to be King's ships and in search of Paul Jones's squadron...". The back page includes: "The Americans have been driven to the necessity of exacting a severe retaliation for the burning & destroying of towns, villages, and cots; for setting fire to barns full of soldiers, and other acts of unexampled cruelty. It appears from their late conduct that they will neither give nor take quarter for the future. The British arms were never so disgraced...". Also mention that: "...recei... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:54

$36.00
197379

1777 Capture of NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND Henry Clinton Revolutionary War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023568974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 23, 1777  * Capture of Newport, Rhode Island * General Henry Clinton (British) * American Revolutionary War Page 3 has nearly a full column with two letters on the British occupation of the naval base at Newport, Rhode Island. Page 3 begins with a letter critical of the British in America, noting: "After one of the most fatiguing campaigns that any army ever underwent, his Majesty's forces in America are now gone into winter quarters...winter quarters in that country will afford the wretched soldiery but poor consolation because it is very much to be feared...will sink through the severity of the weather; and that perhaps as many may perish through the inclemency of the climate.... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:53

$49.00
197374

18th century 1746 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023567570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1746  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for granting to His Majesty several rates and duties upon coaches...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Thirty pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:50

$37.00
197371

1671 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 351 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023566398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 26, 1671 * 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 May 15, 2022 09:48

$44.00
197232

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1780 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394022106567

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 24, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Newspapers from England during the time of the Revolutionary War are always interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well. I could find no "meaty" references to the Revolutionary War in this issue, however there is much on events in Europe. Contains literary items, as well as politics, and perhaps a passing reference to the situation in America, etc. A very nice issue from the middle of the Rev... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2022 07:30

$29.00
197170

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394019706008

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 7, 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 fr... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:15

$57.00
197052

REVOLUTIONARY WAR Peace Restored ? British General WILLIAM HOWE 1777 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394009979024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1777 * General William Howe * Revolutionary War * Restoring peace Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Debate in the House of Lords...Relative to the American War" which obviously has much concerning the Revolution, including reference to America declaring itself independent. Another page has a "Proclamation" signed in type by William Howe, from New York, on "...Restoring peace to the colonies..." which is good reading. Near the back is a great & detailed: "Extract of a letter from Howe to Germaine" from New York, talking of battles at Danbury Bound Brook, plus other affairs in the vicinity, taking a full page. This is followed by a letter to "Earl Percy on his leaving Rhod... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:51

$69.00
197050

SIEGE OF SAVANNAH Georgia Benjamin Lincoln - Captain James Cook 1780 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394009978650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1780  * Siege of Savannah - Georgia * Benjamin Lincoln letter * Captain James Cook - South Seas Near the back is a section headed: "Advices Received from America" which includes: "Gen. Lincoln's Letter to Congress on the defeat of the combined Army before Georgia" with a dateline of Charleston, Oct. 22, 1779. This letter concerns the battle for Savannah & takes nearly a full page, signed in type: B. Lincoln, and includes mention of the death of Count Pulaski. Also of great interest is a nice article headed: "Some Account of New Zealand. Capt. Cook in Great Danger". Included with this article is the referenced full page plate captioned: "View of an Arched Rock on the Coast o... See More  

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Ends April 30, 2022 14:50

$165.00
196983

Rare 18th Century GREAT MASTHEAD Engravings Post Boy 1719 London OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003349012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, January 31, 1719  * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original One of the more decorative 18th century issues with two ornate engravings in the masthead, and the first letter on the ftpg. very embellished. The front page has several items including a report from Frankfort: "A great Fire in the Jews Street hath consumed here about a hundred and ten of their Houses, but none of the Christians." also: "...This hath greatly alarm'd the rich Mississippians, and no less rejoiced the Persons unconcern'd." and also: "There is in the Downs his Majesty's ship the Shoreham; as also seven East Indian ships, two for Guinea, seventeen for Virginia...and the Wihgham, Capt. Mackcane, all three for Vi... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:26

$51.00
196981

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, June 26, 1708  * Rare Daniel Defoe periodical * Early 18th century original From research done by the prestigious London rare book firm of Pickering & Chatto, this is: "...one of Daniel Defoe's greatest, but least known, works. The Review covered his many interests, both literary and historical. It had a tiny original print run of just 400, making this a very rare title. Defoe's "Review" played a significant role in the birth of the modern press. It was not so much a newspaper dealing in facts but a journal of opinion and discussion. But in some ways it was itself the most interesting example as it was the first of a new genre: the eighteenth-century periodical essa... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:24

$56.00
196979

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH England 1779 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992312168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 21, 1779  * Revolutionary War era newspaper Page 2 has a letter from New York to his friend in Savannah, Georgia, noting in part: "With a body of 12,000 men we do---nothing! The rebels are the only active people here. Such are the blessed effects of the 3 years campaigns under the Howes...We have changed our chief, it is true, but I cannot say for the better..." with more critical comments. Page 5 has reports including: "...that Count D'Estaing had put into Chesapeak Bay...It was thought prudent to evacuate Rhode Island & the garrison was safe arrived at New York...certain accounts had been received of violent dissentions between the congress and Arnold's party, which caused Mr.... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:23

$43.00
196968

RARE & Early 18th Century 1720 London England Old Newspaper w/ Great Engraving


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373992308818

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, April 9, 1720 * Great masthead engraving * Early 18th century original The most significant feature of this issue is the very ornate & displayable engraving in the masthead, which also contains the extension to the title: "...With Freshest Advices Foreign and Domestick." Various European news reports with the back leaf mostly filled with advertisements. Complete in 6 pages, 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches, masthead in somewhat lightly inked, nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:16

$38.00
196958

18th Century ITALY MAP Battle of Culloden SONG Electricty Experiments 1747 News


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1747  * Foldout map of Italy * Foldout plate of Westminster Hall * Song celebrates battle of Culloden victory * Early electricity experiments One of the better articles in this issue is: "Considerations on the State of the Spanish Affairs in their American Dominions" which takes over 2 pages. Over a full pg. is taken up with: "Electrical Experiments Proposed". Among the "Poetical Essays" is one titled: "A Hymn for the 9th of October 1746 being the Thanksgiving day for the Victory over the Rebels at Culloden" which was essentially the end of the Jacobite Rebellion. Included is the nice & very detailed foldout map of: "ITALY..." measuring 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches and is in ver... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2022 13:12

$117.00
196894

Great MASTHEAD Engraving Very RARE 18th Century London England 1722 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394000516556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Dec. 14, 1722  * Great masthead engraving * Very rare publication A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is often the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet and therefore no tax was required. According to Crane and Kaye this title is not held by any American institution. Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 11 by 7 inches, with a very handsome and decorative masthead. A bit of light damp staining, generally nice & very displayable.

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Ends April 23, 2022 14:06

$58.00
196854

EARLY Rare 17th Century LONDON GAZETTE England Virginia Tobacco 1667 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 3, 1667 (1668 by today's calendar)   * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had A front page report from Falmouth notes: "Several ships which came lately from Scilly, intending for France, are put in here, with one vessel from Virginia laden with Tobacco." Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:39

$87.00
196853

18th century 1758 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373988133601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1758  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for allowing a further time for holding the first meetings of commissioners or trustees for putting in execution certain Acts made in the last session of Parliament." A decorative document given the displayable title page. Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2022 14:38

$34.00
196833

Early Southern CHEROKEES Native Americans Indians Education 1767 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 11, 1767  * Early Native Americans * Cherokees - Indians Inside has reports from Boston and Charleston headed: "America" with reports datelined Boston and Charleston, the latter noting: "Mr. Hammerer, who came over from England with intent to civilize and convert the Cherokee Indians, has met with more success than some persons seemed to expect...have elected him head man over them all. Some of the principal Indians have given him their children to educate...". Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:37

$32.00
196824

TURN of the 18th Century 321 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373986524429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 4, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * At the turn of the 18th century 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 t... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2022 09:31

$29.00
196781

Rare 18th Century WHITEHALL Westminster London England 1791 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393991112771

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Feb. 15, 1791 * Rare 18th century title * Post Revolutionary War * Nice masthead engraving  Various British reports including: "...the King hunted with his stag-hounds in the neighborhood of Windsor castle. The deer was turned out near Salthill..." and another report begins: "Yesterday the King, Queen, and Princesses returned to dinner at Buckingham House from Windsor Lodge...in the evening went to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane..." and more. Four pages, full red tax stamp on the front page, wear at the folds, various foxing.

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:41

$28.00
196702

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989157974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 13, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy Page 4 has a report  noting in part: "...There remained at present only one thing to be done in order to restore unity & harmony to the empire, and that was to move for the independence of America, upon the same principle that the independence of Ireland was acknowledged: when America should have a legislature of her own, independent of the Parliament of Great Britain, he made no doubt but France, and the agents of Congress, would not be able to prevent a good understanding between the Colonies & the mother country..." with more. But page 6 has another alternative: "...The plan which is in agitation, with r... See More  

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:34

$46.00
196656

18th century 1750 ACT OF PARLIAMENT King George II Era London England Document


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373976032673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1750  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for impowering the commissioners of the Treasury to pay off the old and new unsubscribed South Sea Annuities...". A decorative document given the displayable title page. Twenty pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2022 08:28

$36.00
196438

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy EDINBURGH Scotland 1782 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373958672993

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 30, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy * Benjamin Franklin Page 2 has amongst the news reports: "...a requisition made by the Secretary of State for an armed vessel to be got in immediate readiness for conveying some fresh instructions to the Commander in Chief at New York...Dr. Franklin has received...the most pressing solicitations from America to go over two the assistance of their councils in the present critical situation of their affairs; all of which, however, he has declined, in account of his age and infirmities. In many of the New-England provinces they had begun to distrain the goods of the inhabitants when the last accounts cam... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2022 09:01

$33.00
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