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199825

Rare 18th Century American Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202893643

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 24, 1793 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America This newspaper has one of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century. Much of page 2 is taken up with a report concerning the French Revolution, as well as a note that citizens: "...begged that the Convention would delay the discussion on the trial of Louis XVI for one month..." with more. Page 3 has a lengthy article on the celebrations for: "Liberty and Equality" in Boston. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, five binding holes at the blank spine, small bit from a bottom margin affects no text, nice condition.

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Ends September 05, 2022 08:01

$43.00
199818

Benjamin Franklin & Water Spouts Doctrine Prints Plates 1788 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202890065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1788  * Benjamin Franklin on water spouts * Post Revolutionary War era Perhaps the most interesting article is: "Dr. Lindsay on Dr. Franklin's Doctrine of Water-spouts" which comments on Ben Franklin's work. This article takes 2 1/2 pages and one of the plates includes prints of various water spouts. An article: "Edict in Favour of America, Issued at Paris" begins: "While the British court are endeavouring in some measure to discourage the American trade, the French are pursuing the quite contrary policy..." with more taking more than a full page. Among other items of interest in this magazine are: "Original Letter on the Salmon Fishery in the Tweed" "Summary of the Proceedin... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:56

$69.00
199817

Island of Tobago Caribbean Map 1778 Revolutionary War Colonies Peace ? Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394190757477

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT, London, For the Year 1778  * Map of the Caribbean island of Tobago * American Revolutionary War era A very nice "Supplement" issue published at the end of the year, & from the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of the Island of TOBAGO, Drawn from an Actual Survey by Thos. Bowen 1779". The map is quite detailed and measures 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches in very nice condition. Also included in the issue is: "Narrative of the Negotiation in America" concerning the "...commissioners empowered by his Majesty to quiet the disorders & restore peace in the American Colonies...", which takes over nine pages. Part of this lengthy report ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:55

$110.00
199812

Captain James Cook Third Ship Voyage Prince William Sound w/ Print 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394190751971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), December, 1784. * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska Included also is the "Supplement" issue. This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports from May, 1778 when they were exploring the Northwest coast of North America. As noted in "The Content" at the top of the first page, subheads include: "Discovery of Cook's River--Possession Taken of the Country & River in his Majesty's Nae--Picturesque Appearance of a Volcano--Arrival at the Island of Oonalashka..." and a bit more (see), with the very detailed t... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:47

$120.00
199807

Rare American Revolutionary War Portsmouth NH New Hampshire 1782 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374202869682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW-HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE and GENERAL ADVERTISER, Portsmouth, Feb. 23, 1782 * Rare publication during Revolutionary War  This is certainly one of the less common titles from the Revolutionary War era. Page 2 has a letter that notes in part: "...the Americans might yet be brought back to a constitutional subordination to this country!...". Also: "The troops destined for the American reinforcement for the campaign of 1782 are not yet finally determined on; but it is agreed on all hands that it is meant to be a very considerable one; some say 20, but none estimate it at less than 15,000." Pages 2 and 3 contain the King's speech to Parliament dated Nov. 27, 1781 which reflects much upon the dire situation in America. A ... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:41

$640.00
199786

Edmond Halley English Astronomer Royal Comet Fame Death Eulogy 1747 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189489971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1747  * Edmond Halley, of comet fame Nearly five pages are taken up with the continuation of: "The Eulogy of Dr. Halley" (spelled elogy), being the famous Edmund Halley, the astronomer, and for whom "Halley's Comet" is named. Part 1 is found in the October issue. Two pages are consumed with a lengthy "List of Ships Taken" by the French & the Spanish. Many of the ships are those bound to or from the American colonies & the West Indies. There is an article: "A Journey to Caudebec Falls with a Map and Description of the Same" which is accompanied by a full page plate of the area & which also includes an illustration of: "...an engine for raising water...". An... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:18

$48.00
199785

Early Georgia Weather & Havre De Grace English Channel Map 1759 old UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201599418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1759  * Article on the weather in Georgia * Map of Havre De Grace, the English Channel, Isle of Wight The first article is: "A Description of Havre de Grace" which takes over a full page and is accompanied by a nice foldout map showing part of the English Channel including the Isle of Wight off the coast of Southampton and also the coast of Normandy including Havre de Grace. There are two detailed insets, one showing the "Plan Of Havre De Grace" and the other showing "The Bombardment of Havre De Grace, July 4th, 1759". This map folds out to 8 1/4 by 10 1/2 inches. Also within is: "An Account of the Heat of the Weather in Georgia, by Hen. Ellis, Esq. Governor" dateline... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:17

$92.00
199776

Slaves Slavery Advertisements & Ships Rare 1796 Baltimore MD Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201583439

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: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 4, 1796  * Rare 18th century American title * (2) slaves related advertisements * Land for sale along the Potomac River The full ftpg. is taken up with advertisements including 14 illustrated ship ads. The back page has 2 runaway slave ads. Also a land for sale for the Washington D.C. area. (see) Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:09

$57.00
199772

Rare Daniel Defoe Review Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189474845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, Nov. 27, 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 September 04, 2022 08:08

$58.00
199758

Runaway Negro Slave & Dog Rewards Advertisements 1793 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189467428

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: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 7, 1793 * Rare 18th century American title * Runaway slave & bitch advertisements The front page is filled with advertisements. News of the day on pages 2 & 3. Page 3 also has a interesting ad for: "Bitch Lost; Fifteen Dollars Reward" which is for a runaway dog. The bottom of the back page has a advertisement for: "Six Dollars Reward" for a runaway slave. (see) Four pages, nev... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:58

$42.00
199757

Rare Town of Town & Harbor Pre Revolutionary War Foldout Map 1775 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201567001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1775 * Rare pre Revolutionary War map * Town of Boston & it's harbor Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map titled: "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston Exhibiting a View of the Islands, Castle Forts, and Entrances into the said Harbour." which measures 12 1/2  by 14 inches with wider margins than typically found. The map is in very nice condition with very little ink off-setting from having been folded into itself for over 240 years. The margin at the lower right is trimmed a bit for folding into the issue, but the border is not compromised. The map is extremely displayable & rarely found in such nice condition, if present at... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:57

$455.00
199752

Rare 18th Century American Boston Massachusetts w/ Nice Masthead 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189454215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 30, 1798 * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America 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, a little light foxing, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:51

$42.00
199749

Captain James Cook Voyage Discoveries w/ Map Revolutionary War Era 1776 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189448957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1776  * Revolutionary War era * Captain James Cook * Discoveries map * Great year to have (1776) This issue includes a lengthy article (3+ pages) on Captain Cook and the: "Resolution's Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere". Accompanying this article is a rare full page map titled: "Part of the Tropical Discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook in 1774, Referred to in p. 119" and page 119 is the mentioned article. The map measures 5 by 8 1/4 inches, is a bit irregular at the right margin and close-trimmed at the bottom affecting the border but not the map. Another unrelated map is called for but is lacking. Lengthy text on: "Account of the Proceedings of th... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:48

$360.00
199746

18th Century Pre Great Flood Waters Old World Africa Asia Europe 1736 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201553072

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1736  "A Map of the Old World, as it Appeared before God Destroyed it with the Waters of the Flood." Perhaps of greatest significance is: "The People before the Flood did not Understand Navigation" with an accompanying & sensational full page plate titled: "A Map of the Old World as it Appeared  Before God Destroy'd it With the Waters of the Flood". This plate measures 8 by 5 inches and is in very nice condition. We believe this to be the very first map to appear in this long-running & revered magazine. Near the back is a short bit noting: "The trustees for the colony of Georgia gave instructions to Mr. Von Reck to fetch more Protestants from Germany to be provided for in ... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:46

$120.00
199745

Revolutionary War George Washington William Howe Horatio Gates 1778 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189444951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1778  * Revolutionary War * From the enemy * Lengthy reporting The first article is: "Lord North's Propositions for Peace with America" taking over 4 pages. There is also a very lengthy item: "Extracts from the Congress Accounts of the Northern Expedition" which takes over 6 pages with terrific reading & includes a letter signed: Horatio Gates. There is great reading in: "An Account of the Transactions in America during the last Campaign" which is very good on George Washington & General Howe in New Jersey and the Chesapeake area. A report from Annapolis that Gen. Howe made propositions of peace in Congress. Other American items as well. Lacking the plate called for. Comp... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:46

$90.00
197716

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


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 September 02, 2022 09:27

$112.00
199712

Very Rare & Early American Colonies Colonial Boston New England 1739 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374198621274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, August 23, 1739  * Among the earliest of American newspapers to be had Above the title is "New-England", likely to distinguish this newspaper from the city of Boston in England. This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a single issue in 1690 before being suppressed & destroyed by the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay (the only surviving issue is in London). Not surprisingly the front page content is from London, with letters from Paris and Madrid. The back page has items datelined fr... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:35

$4,875.00
199708

Rare Tory Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394187035009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 15, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia. The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for a man who deserted the ship "Nancy Transport". Page 2 includes reports from the House of Commons in London, a portion of which includes: "...The Canada expedition did not pass unnoticed; the disgrace brought on the British arms was set forth in the most melancholy colours & Lord George Germaine, as the ostensible Minister of that unfortunate e... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:33

$295.00
199707

Lord Horatio Nelson re. Battle of the Nile Praise & John Adams 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394187034751

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 14, 1798  * "Baron" Lord Horatio Nelson * President John Adams Page 2 begins with an: "Address To the President of  the United States" from the state of Vermont concerning the troubling relationship with France, followed by his: "Answer" signed: John Adams. Page 2 also has some follow-up on the Battle of the Nile including a letter signed by: Horatio Nelson, and a report that he had been granted: "...with the dignity of al baron of the kingdom of Great Britain...", his title being "baron Nelson of the Nile & of Burnham Thorp in the county of Norfolk". Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:33

$49.00
199696

Slavery Slaves Black Negroes Advertisements Rare 1798 Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374198614483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 3, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * (2) Slavery advertisements 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 including two slavery related, one on the front page and another on the back page. (see) Four pages, untrimmed, tiny binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:24

$52.00
199624

John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Presidential Inauguration 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374192831238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, March 13, 1797 * John Adams inauguration * Thomas Jefferson A very historic issue as it reports the true test of the great American republic: the peaceful transfer of power.  Page 2 has a report noting in part: "On Saturday at twelve o'clock...soon after his election, JOHN ADAMS as President of the United States attended in the Chamber of the House of Rep. too take the oath of office according to the directions of the Constitution. ON his entrance, as well as on the entrance of the late President, and of THOMAS JEFFERSON, the Vice President, loud & reiterated applause involuntarily burst from the audience..." with further details. Then the report continues with the full text of Adam... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2022 10:04

$466.00
199622

Earliest of Newspapers to be Had Original Early Rare 1684 London England Gazette


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394181473012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 27, 1684 * 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2022 10:00

$37.00
199587

American Independence Spain Recognition Revolutionary War 1782 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180284035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Dec. 17, 1782 * American independence * Spain recognizes  The front page has a report: "No official accounts are yet received of the evacuation of Charles-Town, but, by the latest accounts...we are informed this event took place the 23rd of October, that the garrison was not molested in the embarkation, and that they took almost every article of value with them...Spain not only offered Porto-Rico for Gibraltar, but will also give the island of New Orleans and the Western Florida for that fortress. Mr. Laurens, who lately left England...has lately embarked from France for Philadelphia...Mr. Jay is recalled to his Embassy at Madrid & it is said the Spaniards have lately become more incli... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:10

$36.00
199582

Rare Great Plague Outbreak Deaths Cases London England Gazette 1666 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374191636329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 23, 1666 * Among earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging, and also from the year of the Great London Fire. At the bottom of the back page is a death report which ties it specifically to this significant year: "The Account of this Weeks Bill runs thus. The Total 290. Of the Plague 42. Decreased in all 42. Decreased of the Plague 6." A single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 27, 2022 11:04

$210.00
199568

1670 Newspaper Early Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old London Gazette England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180262638

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23, 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 August 27, 2022 10:54

$52.00
199565

King Louis XVI of France Conspiracy Guillotine Execution Print 1793 old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180260740

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1793  * King Louis XVI of France execution w/ print (historic) This issue contains the "Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Convention of France" which takes 4 pages with considerable detail on the trial of Louis XVI and includes a subhead: "The Final Judgment of Louis XVI" which has text which includes: "...Is Louis guilty?...I hereby declare that the National Convention has found Louis Capet guilty of a conspiracy against the liberty of the Nation, and the safety of the state..." with much talk on what they should do with him including the votes of various individuals. Ultimately they report: "...I vote for Death! Ah! could we but as easily dispose of all Tyrants!...the p... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2022 10:51

$210.00
199539

Revolutionary War Ending U.S. Peace Commission to Negotiate Peace 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394178646187

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 27, 1783  * re. Revolutionary War ending in peace Inside has one-third of a page taken up with the: "Copy of the Commission of the United States of America, to John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Henry Laurens, and Thomas Jefferson, Esqrs. June 15, 1781." The document--signed in type by the President & Secretary of Congress--formally appoints these men as ambassadors in Europe to negotiate for a peace to end the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, foxing mostly near the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 26, 2022 15:06

$49.00
199512

Early Rare 17th Century 347 Years old London Gazette England RARE 1675 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394177421572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 3, 1675 * 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 August 25, 2022 12:52

$47.00
199510

Original Boston 18th Century Massachusetts 1793 old Newspaper w/ Shipping Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394177421143

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

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Ends August 25, 2022 12:52

$30.00
199477

Very Rare Pirate Captain William Kidd Execution Hanging Piracy 1701 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374185560164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22-26, 1701  * Infamous pirate Captain William Kidd * Historic & extremely rare report * Execution - hanging The London Gazette is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. This issue contains on page two an exceedingly significant report--perhaps the rarest and most sought after pirate report to be found in any newspaper--which is datelined "London, May 23" and reads: "This day Capt. William Kidd, and three other of the Pirates lately condemned at the Admiralty Sessions at the Old-Baily, were executed at Execution-Dock." Certainly the first, if not the only report on the death of Captain Kidd as th... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2022 07:50

$16,500.00
199475

William Wilberforce African Slave Trade & Botany Bay Australia 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374185552042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 28, 1789  * African slave trade * William Wilberforce * Botany Bay - Australia Page 7 has a brief item  from Parliament headed: "Botany Bay" reading: "Mr. Hussey asked whether it was the intention of Ministers to prosecute the scheme of forming a settlement in Botany Bay? Mr. Pitt said that from the accounts hitherto received from the Colony, they saw no reason for abandoning it." Considerable discussion is present regarding the "Slave Trade" which includes an appeal by William Wilberforce, and the bkpg. has mention of a ship: "...arrived from Nantz to take in brandy & wines for Africa, each vessel intending to purchase from 800 to 1000 slaves. He also says that there were in the po... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2022 07:40

$73.00
199449

British Invasion & Capture of Martinique West Indies Seven Years' War 1762 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374184371018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, March 23, 1762   * Invasion of Martin Martinique * Seven Years' War - West Indies Inside has four pages taken up with a fine & detailed account of the invasion of Martinique, part of the Seven Years' War. Included are the: "Articles of Capitulation of the Citadel of Fort Royal in the Island of Martinico, the 4th of February, 1762" with all 19 Articles. Also a lengthy list of: "...the killed, wounded & missing...". Eight pages, 8 by 11 14 inches, minor rubbing to the front page, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2022 11:24

$36.00
199416

18th Century Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania as Nation's Capital 1794 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171733162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & EVENING ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 6, 1794  * Philadelphia as the nation's capital Given that Phila. was the temporary capital of the United States while the District of Columbia was under construction, it is nice this issue has reports from Congress during this early year of the federal government. Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margin, very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:29

$65.00
199414

Rare & Early 18th Century British 1724 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171731900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, Dec. 31, 1724   * Rare & early 18th century publication * Nice masthead engravings * Very early North Carolina Although the reporting is mostly concerning England as well as the rest of Europe, page 2 has a brief item: "Sir Richard Everet is appointed Governor of North Carolina, in the room of Capt. Barrington." Single sheet newspaper with two handsome engravings in the masthead, full red tax stamp on the back page, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:28

$53.00
199412

French Revolutionary Beginning - Storming of the Bastille Prelude 1789 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171730768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DIARY, OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER, London, July 18, 1789   * Beginning of the French Revolution Pages 2 and 3 have a lengthy: "Address to the King on the subject of Bringing the Troops to Paris, voted by the National Assembly on the 9th...". This is followed by: "To this Address his Majesty Returned the Following Answer". Keep in mind that the mentioned letter is from 5 days before the storming of the Bastille, essentially the beginning of the French Revolution. But troubling events were happening several days before, hence this exchange of letters between the French National Assembly and King Louis XVI. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, full red tax stamp on the front page, great condition.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:27

$36.00
199410

Rare World's 1st Successful Daily 18th Century London England 1717 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374183165825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY COURANT, London, Oct. 23, 1717 * Rare 18th century publication This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such, having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with over half of the back page taken up with advertisements. Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 7 by 13 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:27

$115.00
199409

Rare Revolutionary War Philadelphia PA Battle of Eutaw Springs SC 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171729754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 29, 1781  * Rare 18th century American publication * Great masthead engraving for display I have always thought this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments. A decorative issue for display. Inside has a letter from St. Augustine noting: "...We are very apprehensive that the Spaniards mean to pay us a visit in the spring, but if we had 4 or 500 men more here it would not be an easy matter to take this place...". Another news report notes: "...An embarkation of 2 or 3000 men is taking place at New York, ... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:26

$570.00
199408

Washington D.C. Created Seat of Government - District of Columbia 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171729570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 27, 1791  * Creating Washington D.C. - seat of government * President George Washington & Thomas Jefferson The entire first column on page 2 is taken up with a very historic document: "A Proclamation" in which Maryland & Virginia both offered to cede to the United States land upon which the capital would be created. The text includes in part: "...the State of Maryland...cede(d) to Congress a district of ten miles square in this State for the seat of the Government of the United States..." and also: "...General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia...An Act for the cession of ten miles square within this State to the United States in Congress...for the permanent... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:26

$565.00
199405

Rare & Early 18th Century British 1715 Old Newspaper w/ Nice Masthead Engravings


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374183163957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST BOY, London, June 9, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings This is one of our favorite early newspapers as it is single sheet, small folio size, and has two great engravings in the masthead making it very nice for display (see images). The front page has various reports from throughout Europe while most of the back page is taken up with ads. Measures about 8 1/4 by 13 3/4 inches. Very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:24

$33.00
199402

18th Century Masonic Pres. George Washington Free Masonry Masons 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171722879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 7, 1797 * President George Washington * Masons - masonic - free masonry Page 3 begin with an address of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Pennsylvania to the President, which is followed by: "To which the President was pleased to reply..." which has his letter signed in type: G. Washington. Page 2 has much on the war in Europe including a letter signed: Buonaparte. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:14

$87.00
199401

John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Presidential Election Victory Win 1797 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374183158791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 22, 1797  * John Adams presidential election * Thomas Jefferson as vice president Page 2 has a report from the "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" concerning the process for tallying votes for President & Vice President: "...that the two Houses shall assemble in the chamber of the House of Representatives on Wednesday next, at 12 o'clock, that two persons shall be appointed tellers...to make a list of votes...that the result shall be declared by the President of the Senate who shall announce the state of the votes & the persons elected...President and Vice President of the United States...". Further on is the report from that Wednesday which gives the d... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:14

$248.00
199400

Napoleon Bonaparte Letters Signed French Revolutionary Wars 1796 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374183158602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD: A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 27, 1796  * Napoleon Bonaparte letters * French Revolutionary Wars Much of the front page is taken up with: "Treaty Of Peace, Concluded between the King of Sardinia & the French Republic" which has a related letter signed in type: Buonaparte. Inside has more on the military work of Napoleon including four more letters or notes signed: Buonaparte.  Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:14

$44.00
199399

USS United States Old Wagon Navy Frigate Launching ? 1797 American Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171722111

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HERALD; A GAZETTE OF THE COUNTRY, New York, May 3, 1797  * USS United States launching ? Page 3 has a brief yet historic report reading: "We hear that the frigate UNITED STATES is to be launched the first of May, and in consideration of our navy being as yet in its infancy, she is to be launched in a cradle." Curiously, further on the same page is a report noting: "The frigate United States will not be launched on the 1st May as stated in a former paper. Her launch is postponed to an indefinite day."  Page 3 also has a lengthy: "Proclamation" signed in type by the governor of New York, John Jay. Jay was the 2nd governor of New York, and was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court just prior to his term as gov... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:14

$46.00
199371

Very Early London Gazette 17th Century 1666 England Newspaper w/ Great Plague


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394170379384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 22, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  * Among earliest of newspapers to be had * Report on the great plague (rare) Various news reports of the day from throughout Europe, including reference to the Great Plague with a report from Yarmouth noting: "...There have not any dyed this week of the Infection." At the bottom of the back page second column is the weekly report on the death count from the Plague: "The Account of this Weeks Bill runs thus. Buried in all 233. Of the Plague 33. Increased 26. Increased of the Plague 4." Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 6 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, a few tiny worm holes at the blank margin, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 19, 2022 09:21

$210.00
199358

President George Washington Acts of Congress Typed Script Signed 1794 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374181623549

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1794  * (2) President George Washington acts The first column of the front page includes two Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, making this a nice issue for display. This title was one of only very few which printed Presidential documents with a script-type signature. Four pages, various foxing, quite irregular at the right margin from chipping but no loss of text, light foxing, generally good.

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:39

$71.00
199357

Revolutionary War Era Original Enemy London Chronicle England 1782 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394170315728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1782 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Page 4 has a letter noting: "...urging the Councils of the State to give up to French & Congressional ambition the independence of American, and with it our best resources of commerce, wealth, and naval strength...For the wise maxims...of that Court...are 'that the independence of America must prove the annihilation of the marine power of England, which, having no longer any colonies, can in a little time have no marine...". This is followed by a: "Letter from Monsieur DePortail, a French officer in the Service of America...dated at Washington's Camp at White Marsh, Twelve Miles from Philadelphia" dated Nov. 12, 1778... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:38

$59.00
199356

George Washington Letter Charles Asgill Affair Revolutionary War 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394170315474

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 24, 1782  * General George Washington * Letter re. Asgill Affair * American Revolutionary War A few interesting bits in the earlier pages including a report from Paris: "It is very true that the conferences for peace took a turn...indicated a cessation of the war. Before entering into the respective propositions, England had previously signed the act of American Independency...". A brief item mentions: "Lt. Gen. Greig is appointed Commander in Chief of his Majesty's forces in North America...in order to relieve his Excellency Sir Guy Carleton." Also that: "The resolves of Congress have of lately been more temperate & liberal than they used to be, and several American Loyalists have... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:38

$58.00
199355

Restoring Peace in New York American Revolutionary War Era 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374181620961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 27, 1783  * American Revolutionary War peace being restored Page 6 has a letter from New York noting in part: "Peace being now restored to this country, our old inhabitants are beginning to come in and mix with us again...Those that have come to town seem well pleased & with for a speedy reconciliation with their old friends..." plus a report of Congress authorizing the building of four ships of war. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:36

$28.00
199354

Loyalists Evacuation of New York City Revolutionary War Ending 1783 UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394170314323

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 19, 1783  * Evacuation of New York City * Sir Guy Carleton & George Washington * American Revolutionary War Ending events Page 3 has a few reports of naval encounters, and also that: "...at last a meeting was held between General Carleton and Mr. Washington, relative to the intended evacuation of New York, when...an offer was made to leave a considerable quantity of naval and military stores behind, if the Americans would relax in their prosecution of the Loyalists on which subject General Washington was to consult Congress...". Page 6 has more American content including: "...The Loyalists in America, who, or most of them, are supposed to have been emigrants prove, that instead of... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:35

$35.00
199341

1670 Newspaper Early Rare 17th Century 352 Years Old London Gazette England Rare


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374181612230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 25, 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 August 19, 2022 07:24

$45.00
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