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199891

Capt. James Cook Third Ship Voyage Pacific Montgolfier Ballooning 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374207638026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1784 * HMS Resolution - Royal Navy * Captain James Cook * Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska * Early ballooning flight - Montgolfier This periodical was the first ever to use the word "magazine" in its title. There is a nice article: "On the General Post Office & Postage of Letters" with a chart of the various rates and small engravings of cancellations & free postage, franking notations (see). There is a nice letter concerning early hot air balloon flight, which includes: "...A new set of words is wanting to express the wonderful discovery of Montgolfier. It is degrading to the aerial passengers to describe their gliding in the air by the terms of navigation; the flight of... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:24

$62.00
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
199787

Napoleon Bonaparte Defeat at Battle of Waterloo & Creek Indians 1815 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201601861

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1815 * Napoleon Bonaparte * Battle of Waterloo Included is a lengthy article headed: "Buonapartiana" which is also subtitled: "Anecdotes Respecting Napoleon Buonaparte" offering considerable detail on Buonaparte as a person, and quite descriptive as well, including: "...is about five feet seven inches in height, very strongly made & well proportioned; very broad & deep chest...His countenance is sallow...His eyes grey & the most piercing that you can imagine...He is rather fat & his belly protuberant..." with much more. There are various reports under the heading: "America" including mention of the Creek Indians, Commodore Decatur at Tripoli, etc. Complete with both plates cal... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:19

$87.00
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
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
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
199124

Great Mid 18th Century Ship of War Detailed Illustration Print 1748 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374167209321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  * Great 18th century ship illustration Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor". The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plate as well as 17 other features which are listed alphabetically from A to R. A terrific plate for display for any naval history collector, measuring (with the margins), about 8 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches. Other items in this issue include: "Description of the Cumberland Coast" which includes a small illustration: "View of Mount Skid... See More  

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Ends August 06, 2022 15:21

$188.00
199059

Great West Indies Southeast U.S. Carribbean rare 18th Century 1740 Foldout Map


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160451118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1740  * Early and rare 18th century map * West Indies & Southeast America Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific foldout map titled: "An Accurate Map of the WEST INDIES, Exhibiting not only  all the Islands possessed by the English, French, Spaniards, & Dutch, but also all the Towns and Settlements on the Continent of America adjacent thereto." This map shows all of the Caribbean Islands plus the northern portions of South America, Central America, and much of the Southern & Southeast portions of the United States, including the Chesapeake Bay down to Florida (a very distorted interpretation) and west to Louisiana and Texas (see the many photos).... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 10:55

$520.00
199058

King George's War Massachusetts America of the Austrian Succession 1744 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160450862

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1744  * King George's War in America Over 9 pages at the beginning of the issue are taken up with reports on events in Parliament under the guise of: "Proceedings & Debates in the Senate of Lilliput" as direct reporting on Parliamentary events was prohibited. Among various other articles found in this issue are: "Bill for Speedy Manning the Fleet" which takes 7 pages; "On Writing History, by M. Voltaire";  a continued list of: "Ships Taken from the French by the English" "The Queen of Hungary's Army in order of Battle" is a chart; "The King of Prussia's Manifesto" "Mr. Yate's new Theory of the Earth" "Hypothesis Concerning Comet's Tails examined" "On the Present State, etc. of ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 10:55

$38.00
199057

Benjamin Franklin Printer Inventor Diplomat Death Obituary Epitaph 1790 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160450246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1790  * Benjamin Franklin death - obituary The most significant item is a report of the death of Benjamin Franklin listed near the back under the "Deaths" column. It begins: "At Philadelphia, aged 84 years and 3 months, Benjamin Franklin, esq. L.L.D. and F.R.S. He was born in 1706..." continuing on with more on his life & concluding with a letter concerning the death of his brother, signed in type: B.F. There is also a lengthy footnote taking over 1 1/2 pages with more on his life & work. This portion concludes with his famous self-written epitaph which begins: "The body of Benjamin Franklin, Printer, like the cover of an old book, its content torn out & stript of its lettering & gildin... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 10:54

$132.00
199056

Benjamin Franklin Electricity Experiments Smoky Mountains Weather 1752 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374160449753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1752  * Ben Franklin's experiments with electricity * Print of the Nightingale bird * Explaining the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina This issue includes a lengthy: "Letter from a Gentleman in Virginia" which is focused on the "smoaky weather" in Virginia, likely leading to the name of the "Smoky Mountains" of North Carolina. This article takes the equivalent of a full page and is followed by: "Observations on the Above Phenomena of the Weather". Also of significance is a: "Letter from a Gentleman at Paris to his Friend at Toulon concerning a very Extraordinary Experiment in Electricity" which begins: "You must remember, sir, how much we ridiculed Mr. Franklin's project for em... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2022 10:53

$66.00
198751

James Somersett Case Decision Lord Mansfield Slaves Slavery Negro 1773 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394126010107

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 July 21, 2022 07:29

$50.00
198417

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394105114663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776" and measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, small repair to a lower corner, otherwise in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning the situation in America.... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:19

$388.00
198416

ROCHESTER CASTLE Kent England Plate Print & Early Eskimos Indians 1772 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394105114148

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1772  * Rochester Castle at Kent, South East England print This is the end of year "supplemental" issue to this famous title, containing on the front page the title with date, plus the list of the contents which includes: "Description...of the Esquimaux [Eskimo] Indians..." which is very descriptive of them and takes over a full page. Also in the issue are: "An Historical Account of a Late Revolution in France" "Account of the Revenues of Bengal" "...Uncommon Diseases of the Ear" "Mode of Raising & Paying the Church-Money in America" and more. Included is a nice full page plate of "Rochester Castle", actually called for in the December issue but included here as the d... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2022 12:19

$37.00
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
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
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
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
197368

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE John Hancock Type Signed 1776 HISTORIC Bound Volume


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374023561752

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, England, complete bound volume of six months for July thru December, 1776 plus the Supplement issue as well. * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain * Entire bound volume intacted It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find issues containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing of the actual document. With American newspaper printings commanding $100,000 or more in nice condition--if available--here is an opportunity for a period printing at a very reasonable price. And this is one of the less com... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:43

$4,150.00
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
196958

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394003336229

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
196429

BATTLE OF CULLODEN End of Jacobite Rebellion & Young Pretender 1746 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393969974466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1746  * Battle of Culloden * End of the Jacobite Rebellion * Bonnie Prince Charlie There is much fine content on the Jacobite Rebellion including the very first article noted in the table of contents as: "The Young Pretender's reasons for Retiring from Stirling & account of his affairs in Scotland, sent to his Father". Additional content on the Rebellion is found in over 8 pages of: "Accounts of the Motions of the Rebels and of the King's Forces from the London Gazette...", which includes numerous reports including "Journal of what passed at Fort William" "Siege of Fort William Raised" and "Rebels Totally Defeated". But by far the most significant item is the ... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2022 08:55

$248.00
196046

BATTLE OF WATERLOO Duke of Wellington vs. Napoleon Bonaparte 1815 UK Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Supplement issue for the January-June volume, 1815 * Battle of Waterloo - Belgium * Duke of Wellington vs. Napoleon I This "Supplement" issue reports one of the more notable military events in European history, the battle of Waterloo in which Napoleon Buonparte was defeated by England's Duke of Wellington. And terrific to have this in a British periodical, from the country which was the victor. The historic report is taken from the famous "London Gazette Extraordinary" issue of June 22, 1815, the one which constantly turns up as a reprint due to its historic desirability. The report carries a dateline of "Waterloo, June 19" and provides extensive coverage of the battle in a 2 1/2 pa... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:57

$78.00
195957

TREATMENT OF PRISONERS During Revolutionary War George Washington 1795 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  November, 1795 * Re. Revolutionary War prisoners * George Washington & Thomas Gage Included is: "General Gage's Answer to General Washington" dated at Boston, Aug. 13, 1775, which is in response to Washington's complaint that American prisoners were being treated very poorly. Gage does in part: "...Britons, ever per-eminent in mercy...over-looked the criminal in the captive...your prisoners, whose lives by the laws of the land are destined to the cord, have hitherto been treated with care & kindness..." with more, signed in type: Thomas Gage. And this is followed by Washington's response, taking most of a page & signed in type: G. Washington. Near the back: "Intelligence of Importanc... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2022 13:32

$43.00
195956

Music Composer LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Twelve 12 Waltzes Review 1813 Old Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazines: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1813 * Ludwig Van Beethoven  Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Twelve Waltzes, for the Pianoforte, composed by L. Van Beethoven." The review includes: "...While we are recommending these pleasing compositions to our musical readers, let no one suppose that our commendation extends to the disgusting practice of waltzing, a practice which we think is equally destitute of grace, delicacy, and propriety...".  It is rare to find period mention of Ludwig van Beethoven in a publication (he died in 1827). Interesting commentary concerning the waltz. Near the back under "America" is a report concerning Madison's inaugural address, calling it: "...a violent philippic aga... See More  

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Ends March 07, 2022 13:30

$55.00
195502

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


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

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:07

$128.00
195501

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


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

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:07

$455.00
195496

Colonial PHILADELPHIA PA Pennsylvania & English JEWS BILL Jewish 1753 Magazine


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

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Ends February 10, 2022 14:05

$118.00
195336

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


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

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:56

$385.00
194793

INDEPENDENCE HALL Pennsylvania State House Philadelphia Pa PRINT 1752 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1752  * Pennsylvania State House * Philadelphia PA print * Independence Hall Despite the 48 pages of text within this issue the prime content is certainly the full page plate captioned: "A View of the State House in Philadelphia" which would later be known as Independence Hall. This is a print of this famous building 24 years before it would become much more famous. This is one of the earliest prints of this historic building to be had & is quite rare as it is typically missing from this issue. The print has a repair to the bottom margin, just touching some of the caption but not touching the image of the State House. Otherwise in very nice condition. Other items of intere... See More  

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Ends January 07, 2022 11:31

$415.00
194184

BATTLE OF FORT FRONTENAC Ends w/ UK Capture French and Indian War 1758 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758  * Fort Frontenac captured * French and Indian War The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario. The report begins: "I landed with the troops within a mile of fort Frontenac without opposition the 25th: the garrison surrendered prisoner of war the 27th...It was a square fort of 100 yards the exterior side and had in it 110 men..." with more. This event was led by English Col. John Bradstreet. Included also is the list of... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:22

$85.00
194183

SIEGE OF BERGEN-OP-ZOOM Austrian War of Succession Dutch Republic 1747 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1747  This issue features a full page plate which includes several illustrations. Plus over a full page is taken up with a sheet of music. Articles include: "Letter of a Persian Spy" "Papists Charged with Irreligion & Cruelty" "Inconveniences of Hoop Petticoats" "Solar Eclipse Calculated" "French Charged with Barbarous Cruelty" among many others. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports from throughout Europe. Included is a report headed: "Progress of the Siege of Bergen-op-Zoom" which takes over a full page. Lacking the map called for. Complete in 56 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:21

$29.00
194182

Rare 18th Century REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Western Hemisphere MAP 1776 Old Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1776  The prime feature of this issue is the great map showing all of the western hemisphere titled: "A New Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane shewing the proportions of its several parts nearly as on a Globe, By J. Hardy, at Eton College."  The map is dated at the bottom: "by F. Newbery, Ludgate Street, May 1, 1776".  It measures 9 by 11 1/4 inches, in very nice, clean condition. There is a related article within this issue concerning the map. The issue begins with some lengthy: "Debates in the Present Parliament" continued from a previous issue, with much discussion concerning the situation in America. Near the beginning is: "...the following measures... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2021 09:20

$345.00
193645

Best KING GEORGE II of Great Britain DEATH - French and Indian War 1760 Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760  * George II of Great Britain death * French and Indian War Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the Town of Mont Royal, commonly called Montreal..." and this is followed by: "Translation of a very Extraordinary Letter...Before the Arrival of our Troops at Montreal".  The corresponding map, "A Particular Map to Illustrated Gen. Amherst's Expedition to Montreal with a Plan of the Town & Draught of the Island", is not present. Among other articles in this issue... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:10

$89.00
193568

Rare WEST FLORIDA Louisiana Pensacola FL Mississippi River MAP 1772 Old Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, February, 1772  * Nice map of "West Florida" * Pensacola, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana * Plate of a rare bird from the Hudson Bay Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Part of WEST FLORIDA" from Pensacola to the Mouth of Iberville River, with a View to shew the Proper Spot for a Settlement on the Mississippi." The map shows much detail (see) and includes a nice inset of a "Plan for a New Settlement". This area is present-day Pensacola, Florida to the river delta at New Orleans, and includes Biloxi, Mississippi and Mobile, Alabama. The map measures 8 by 14 inches. Relating to this foldout map is a lengthy article title... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2021 14:33

$435.00
193458

CAPTURE OF NEW YORK Battle of Long Island Revolutionary War 1776 London Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, November, 1776  * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era. A speech in Parliament mentions the hope that Americans would return to their allegiance to the King, but: "...that they have now openly renounced all allegiance to the Crown and all political connection with this Country: They have rejected...the means of conciliation..." and more. Further debates in Parliament are noted here as well. Then a: "Declaration" by Viscount Richard Howe and General William Howe announcing that the king might be dispos... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:44

$190.00
193455

British Troops ESCAPE NEW YORK Revolutionary War Ending Events 1783 UK Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1783  * Loyalists escaping New York Included is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace..." between England and Spain, signed at Versailles on Sept. 3, 1783. This treaty takes nearly 2 pages & was part of the process of creating the treaty which ended the Revolutionary War in America. Also included under: "American Intelligence" is a letter from Sir Guy Carleton from New York City, concerning the evacuation of that place by the British. There is also an extract of proceedings of the New York Assembly at Peekskill, and a letter from Boston which is a congratulatory address to General George Washington. Both plates called for are present. Complete in 88 pages, full title/content... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2021 07:42

$69.00
192022

Rare NIAGARA FALLS View Print - Charleston SC South Carolina 1751 Old Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1751  * Rare engraving of Niagara Falls * Charleston, South Carolina The prime feature of this issue is the very nice full page plate captioned: "A View of the Fall of Niagara" which is accompanied by an article taking over 2 pages on Niagara Falls. Note: this plate is actually called for in the February issue but is more commonly found here so as to accompany the related article. There is another full page allegorical plate. There are engravings of several fish and a two-headed snake, and a half page engraving of two "Rice Birds" with a related article on the devastation they cause in South Carolina. Among the other articles noted in the table of co... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2021 12:50

$195.00
190690

ACT PROHIBITING IMPORTATION OF SLAVES Trade to United States 1807 Old Magazine


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1807  Under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a brief yet notable report: "The American Congress has passed a bill for the abolition of the slave trade, by a majority of 24---the numbers being ayes 73, noes 49." This refers to the significant "Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves" which was signed into law on March 2, 1807, to become effective January 1, 1808. Also of Judaica interest is: "Abstract of an Exhortation Delivered by the Rev. Solomon Hirschel, at the Great Synagogue, Duke's Place...Printed handsome in Hebrew & English and Circulated among the Jews."  And under "Review of New Publications" is over a page taken up with: "The Stranger in American: Containing Obs... See More  

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Ends July 04, 2021 10:44

$55.00
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