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186082

CHICKASAW PEOPLE Nation Indians Attack in French and Indian War 1757 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034061222

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 12, 1757  * French and Indian War * Chickasaw People Nation The front page has a report headed America" which includes datelines from Charleston, including: "...learn from Georgia that the Chickasaw Indians lately attacked four French boats on the Halbama River...killed four men...not improbable that they have in view some attempts upon these  Southern provinces & the ensuing Spring may perhaps be the time." Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:24

$37.00
186058

"NEVER GIVE IN" Harrow School WINSTON CHURCHILL'S Famous Speech 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365424225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1941  * Winston Churchill's famous speech * "Never Give In" never, never, never... * Harrow School - London, England Page 4 contains one of the most famous speeches of World War II, certainly among the top speeches by British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. On October 29 Churchill visited his former school at Harrow and gave his "never give in" speech, very timely given the bombing of England by Germany at the time. The speech is not given here in full but rather the highlights are cited, text including: "...the lesson to be derived from our recent experiences is never to given in--never, never, never!" Not in any event, great or small, large or paltry...Never, never yield except to... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:54

$115.00
186057

Rare FRANCIS MARION The Swamp Fox Mention in Revolutionary War 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365424109

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 25, 1782  * American Revolutionary War * Francis Marion - "The Swamp Fox" Most of page 6 is headed: "American News - From the South Carolina Gazette" which includes a report from Charleston: "...that since the evacuation of Wilmington the loyal inhabitants...have plundered of almost all their efforts by the Rebels..." with more. Also: "...A part of our cavalry...fell in with Marion's corps on the Santee River and totally routed them. Of the Rebels about 80 were killed, wounded, & taken..." and: "...In some places where the Loyalists conceal themselves in the swamps, the neighbouring Rebels have gone to the houses of those people & entreated their wives to use their interest with their h... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:54

$47.00
186052

Rare 17th Century 1694 Husbandry & Trade LONDON England Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373365419255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: A COLLECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF HUSBANDRY AND TRADE, London, Aug. 24, 1694  * Very rare 17th century publication This is one of the more uncommon titles from the 17th century we have had the pleasure to offer, with the content relating much to the title.  Page 2 has a large chart showing prices of various grains by city. The back two pages taken up with advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, 8 3/4 by 13 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2020 08:52

$137.00
185998

GODESBERG MEMORANDUM Adolph Hitler Neville Chamberlain SUDETENLAND1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393029970663

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1938 * Adolph Hitler & Neville Chamberlain * Bad Godesberg, Germany meeting * re. Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia land The top of the front page has a four column headline: "CZECHS HAVE UNTIL OCT. 1 TO ACCEPT; HITLER AIDS POLISH-MAGY AR DEMANDS; DALADIER FLYING TO LONDON AGAIN" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text with other related headings continue inside with a few related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 42 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends December 24, 2020 08:23

$42.00
185992

EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1677 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373363868401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 22, 1677 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this would be a nice newspaper for f... See More  

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Ends December 24, 2020 08:20

$47.00
185960

18th Century AMERICAN Boston Massachusetts w/ Jay's Treaty Rpts. 1795 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361211088

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 15, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, over half of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:56

$47.00
185959

Great REVOLUTIONARY WAR Gen. George Washington & New Jersey 1777 Enemy Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361209916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 10, 1777  * Great weath of reports on the Revolutionary War * Orders from General George Washington Page 2 contains an extract of: "A Letter from General Sir William Howe to Lord George Germain, dated at New York the 24th of April..." which includes: "...Lord Cornwallis, ever watchful to take advantage of the enemy's situation, surprised & defeated on the 13th instant...a corps of rebels at Bound Brook...The general officer commanding there very narrowly escaped being of the number...A detached corps of troops...embarked in transports...with six field pieces under the command of Gov. Tryon who has accepted of the rank of Major General of the Provincials. The design is to destroy a larg... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:55

$72.00
185948

EARLY Rare 17th Century 333 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1687 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028644373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 29, 1687 * 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 about 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... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:49

$42.00
185882

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Eve. Post England Old 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373346177671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 20, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The back page has some reports from America on the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that it is for the interest of mankind, America should be free and independent. It will become a happy asylum for the oppressed subjects of all the arbitrary Princes in the world..." with more. And another item includes: "The recalling the troops from Virginia is one of those secret maneuvers...which we do not understand. This however is certain, nothing can be more ruinous to our cause than such proceedings, for the loyalists who came in & took the oaths are now exposed to the fury of the rebels..." and more. Four pag... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 15:06

$45.00
185841

RMS TITANIC White Star Line RETURN Advertisement & RMS Lusitania 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020540004

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 9, 1912  * Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic * Return trip home advertisement * Just 1 day prior to departure Published shortly before the world's largest ship--the "unsinkable" Titanic--would make history by sinking in the North Atlantic, this newspaper contains an advertisement on page 11 for the return trip of the Titanic. Obviously a trip which would never be made. The page 11 ad is headed: "White Star Line", plus: "Plymouth--Cherbourg--Southampton" "The Largest & Finest Steamers in the World" "Olympic & Titanic" "Sail From New York" "April 20" plus a few other details. One wonders how many tickets were purchased for the return trip. This ad was published just 1 day prior to the Titanic's depar... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:29

$98.00
185816

RULES OF CRICKET Laws of Bat-And-Ball Game ESTABLISHED 1789 England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015713195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789   *  A cornerstone issue for any cricket collection The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads: "This game, at present so fashionable, and at all times so creditable and manly, will, it is feared, receive a check from the variable state of the weather. While the frequent showers, however, are preventing cricket from being played so often as it otherwise would, it may not be amiss to compensate to inexperienced batsmen and bowlers for the loss they sustain in being deprive... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:14

$2,600.00
185815

BLACKWELL'S Roosevelt ISLAND Insane Asylum Nellie Bly Fame PRINT 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337301956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876  * Blackwell's Island insane asylum  * Nellie Bly fame A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore" in India. Complete in 28 pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:13

$42.00
185813

Rare 18th Century POST BOY w/ Masthead Engravings & Early America 1728 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015712100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728  * Rare publication A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Philadelphia, with corn..." and another ship from Maryland. The back page has a curious item concerning the death of a man. Single sheet, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, partial red tax stamp on bkpg., nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:12

$48.00
185802

1677 Newspaper EARLY Rare 17th Century 343 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015705073

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 5, 1677 * 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 December 13, 2020 15:06

$47.00
185796

Very 1st First Meeting of the UNITED NATIONS General Assembly 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337274808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1946   * First meeting of the United Nations * Westminster Central Hall, London, England The front page has a two column headline announcing: "UNO OPENED; ATTLEE ASKS WORLD UNITY" with subheads. (see) Much more on pages 2 and 3 with related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.,

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:01

$38.00
185791

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN is Agent for Province of Pennsylvania to London 1769 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015554003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1769  * Benjamin Franklin Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the former noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin & Richard Jackson, Esqrs. are continued agents for this province at the court of Great Britain for the ensuing year." Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:22

$39.00
185790

GEORGE WASHINGTON Circle Equestrian Statue Ordered & Ben Franklin 1783 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337029784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1783  * Equestrian statue of George Washington (Washington Circle) * New York loyalists - Benjamin Franklin re. treaty w/ Sweden Page 3 has a report noting in part: "...that a treaty had been ratified in Congress the 29th day of July last...between the U.S. and the King of Sweden. This Treaty was concluded at Paris...and signed by Dr. Franklin..." Also a resolution from Congress: "...That an equestrian statue of General Washington be erected at the place where the residence of Congress shall be established..." with various details. Also a letter from Boston concerning a congratulatory Address to be sent to General Washington. Then a letter from New York with notable content includi... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:22

$39.00
185785

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON POST England 1779 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015538747

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 5, 1779  * NJ Governor William Livingston * Assassination plot - Henry Clinton * American Revolutionary War The ftpg. has a few bits headed: "Advices from America" one item noting: "The General Assembly of New Jersey...busy framing a law in order to impress every 8th man in the province to serve in the militia for the campaign of the year 1779." Page 3 has a letter from the governor of New Jersey to Henry Clinton concerning knowledge of an assassination attempt upon him perpetrated by an officer in Clinton's army, signed in type: Wil. Livingston. This is followed by Clinton's response, noting: "...Had I a soul capable of harbouring so infamous an idea of assassination, you Sir,... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 12:02

$55.00
185739

EARLY 17th Century 351 Yr. Old London Gazette w/ America Mention 1669 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393012900152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 20, 1669  * Among the earliest of English language newspapers A very early issue, from just the fifth year of its existence. The front page begins with a report noting in part: "...Here arrived the Susanna from New York in America, laden with the commodities of those parts, whose thriving condition they commend, and are bound for Holland." And also: "Yesterday came in a vessel...telling us of a report in that place that several New-found-land ships have been lately cast away by storm." Very early mention of the "new world" in a period newspaper. Single sheet, 7 by 11 inches, browning at one blank margin, very nice condition.

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:53

$79.00
185738

Rare TORY Pro British Rev. Revolutionary War 1778 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333071096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * General George Washington & more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page begins with a half column "Proclamation" by William Howe, commander of British forces in America, concerning keeping the streets clean as well as chimneys to prevent fires.. Also another "Proclamation" by Howe about inhabitants not crossing the river to New Jersey (see). Page 2... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:52

$460.00
185737

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War 1778 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373333070859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 31, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. The front page is filled with ads including one for the sale of "Common Sense" with descriptive text. Page 2 has the text of the King's speech to Parliament in which he expresses his decision to keep the number of forces in America at their current levels. Text includes: "...I can have...support of my parliament in this co... See More  

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Ends December 11, 2020 14:52

$325.00
185698

BATTLE OF BRITAIN London Airplane Bombings NAZIS 1940 World War II Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393011226802

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS--5th WAR EXTRA, Aug. 12, 1940  * Battle of Britain * London bombings * WWII Nazi bombers The large banner headline is dropped out of a black box: "BATTLE OF BRITAIN ON" with another banner headline: "Hundreds of Stukas Bomb Ports; Italy Fliers Aid in Blitzkrieg" plus related subheads. Complete with both section and 28 pages. Nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:07

$57.00
185697

SHORT MAYO COMPOSITE 1st Piggyback Transatlantic Airplanes Flight 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393011225691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1938 * Short Mayo Composite airplanes * Piggyback seaplane/flying boat combination * First transatlantic flight The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Pickaback Plane Arrives, 25 Hours From Ireland" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the first transatlantic flight for the a piggyback seaplane/flying boat combination named Short Mayo Composite. Article continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 15:05

$40.00
185670

Early 18th Century London England w/ RED TAX STAMP 1807 British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393010429281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COURIER, London, June 15, 1807 * Uncommon publication w/ red tax stamp The front page is taken up with various advertisements and a red tax stamp at the upper right corner. News of the day inside and partially on the back page. Complete with 4 pages, never bound, good condition.

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Ends December 10, 2020 07:47

$23.00
185641

American Revolutionary War CLOSING EVENTS Lord Cornwallis & more 1783 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005346704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1783  * Closing events in the Revolutionary War Eighteen pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the 3rd Session of the Present Parliament" which include  discussion on concluding events with the war in America, including: "...With respect to America, parliament had left little for ministers to do in negociating a peace with that country..." and further on is more detailed discussion of the provisional treaty of peace for ending the Revolutionary War. A full page plate of the Cathedral of Eveaux in Normandy is accompanied by a descriptive article. Another article: "The Story of a Young Jewess, lately Banished (from) the Imperial Dominions in Germany" & more. Near the ba... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:11

$54.00
185640

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005345939

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1773  * 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 boon ... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:10

$93.00
185637

18th Century World's Oldest NEWSPAPER 1729 London Gazette 291 YEARS OLD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322327012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 29, 1751 * 18th Century original * Over 290 years old This newspaper is 269 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well. This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:06

$26.00
185636

Historic 1ST AMERICA'S CUP Schooner Yacht Race PRINT 1851 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393005340835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 25, 1851  * 1st America's Cup race * Schooner Yacht "America" The front page features a nice print of the yacht: "The America", which to our knowledge is the only period print of the racing yacht America having just won the historic race against 14 other competitors. A similar print appears is the Illus. London News but it was from before the race. It would be this yacht, in this 1851 regatta, that would give the famous race "America's Cup" its name. The caption is interesting, reading in part: "We present our readers...with an engraving of the little vessel that recently struck John Bull with such amusing astonishment. 'Who's first?' was the universal question as to the r... See More  

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:06

$275.00
185631

TREATY OF AMIENS French Revolutionary Wars France & G.B. SIGNED 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322319873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALANCE, & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 25, 1802  * Treaty of Amiens signed * French Revolutionary Wars * Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis An inside page has: "Definitive Treaty" which is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace Between the French Republic, the King of Spain, and the Batavian Republic...and his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom..." It consumes 2 pages & is signed in type: Bonaparte, Cornwallis & others. This was the Treaty of Amiens which temporarily ended hostilities between France and the United Kingdom during the French Revolutionary Wars. Also a message from President Thomas Jefferson signed in type. Other news as well. Eight pages 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:04

$36.00
185629

Early CHARLESTON South Carolina NATIVE AMERICANS Pre Rev. War 1767 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322317743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1767  * Early Native Americans * Pre-Revolutionary War The bottom of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline noting: "...that the Chickasaws had joined the Chocktaws in their present war against the Creeks..." with more on this. Inside has half a column headed; "America" with datelines from New York, Newport, and Boston. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:03

$28.00
185628

General WILLIAM TYRON Assumes Office as 39th Governor of New York 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373322315596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1771  * William Tyron assumes office * 39th governor of New York Page 2 has a report from New York under the heading: "America" on the arrival of Governor Tryon in New York for his formal installation as governor of New York. He had arrived, with his family, from North Carolina, where he had previously been governor. Eight pages 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends December 06, 2020 13:02

$29.00
185594

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1781 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373320345817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE YORK COURANT, England, Feb. 8, 1780  * American Revolutionary War * 18th century original * From The Enemy The front page has a few news items on the Revolutionary War: "...account that Sir Henry Clinton & Lord Cornwallis were about to embark, with 10,000 men...lying ready at Sandy Hook to take them on board for the southward...Several prizes taken from the American, laden with tobacco...are come over with the above fleet...assured that General Clinton, after leaving a sufficient force at New York, has taken with him the rest of his army to Virginia. By this means the Rebels will be put between two fires...advices...received from the back of the province of New York, that some of our Provincial Corps had fallen in ... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2020 15:09

$42.00
185585

EARLY Rare 17th Century 328 Years Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1692 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373320323410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 3, 1692 * 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 December 05, 2020 15:01

$37.00
185550

MISSOURI Statehood Admitted to the Union & Major John Andre Bones 1821 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373318224049

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 18, 1821  * Missouri admitted to the Union * Major John Andre bones exhumed Inside has: "Major Andre" concerning the removal of his bones to be shipped off to England. Also in this issue: "Indian Trade", and an historic report headed: "Admission of Missouri" concerning it formally joining the Union, which happened just 8 days prior. Included is the: "Proclamation - By the President of the United States" concerning Missouri's admission, signed in type by the President: James Monroe. The back page has a report of a: "Sea Serpent". Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, great condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines i... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 15:11

$39.00
185549

JAMES OGLETHORPE & the Founding of SAVANNAH Colony of Georgia GA 1733 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393002470104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1733  * Terrific on the founding of Savannah * James Oglethorpe & Georgia Page 4 has a very early & terrific letter from James Oglethorpe, headed: "Extract of Mr. Oglethorpe's Letter to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia, dated from the Camp at Savannah, Feb. 10, 1732-3." in which he describes the area where he would create the town of Savannah, including : "...I fix'd upon a healthy situation about ten miles from the sea. The river here forms a half moon...banks are about 40 foot high...the plain high ground extends into the country five or six miles...Upon the river side in the centre of this plain I have laid out the town over against it is an island of ver... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 15:11

$133.00
185547

18th Century VERACRUZ San Juan de Ulua Castle Port New Spain MAP 1782 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393002467732

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1740  The prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map of Vera Cruz, Castle of San Juan, Port of New Spain titled: "A Plan of the City and Harbour of La Vera Cruz and the Castle of San Juan De Ulua, being the Key of Traffick and the Principal Port of New Spain", folding out to measure 6 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches, with hand-tinted highlights (rare). There is a related article headed: "Account of the Strength of Fort St. Augustine in Florida, the Nearest Settlement of the Spaniards to Georgia, Vera Cruz, in the Gulf of Mexico, and St. Jago de Cuba." which mentions James Oglethorpe with text including: "...About 7 leagues below Fort St. Augustine are two forts, the one on the north and the... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2020 15:09

$138.00
185528

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373317631652

Offered are 5 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Jan. 11, 1757, Sept. 24, 1765, Jan. 2, 1767 Sept. 2, 1769, & March 10, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with minor damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about 8 by 11 inches.

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Ends December 04, 2020 09:38

$57.00
185496

Very Early Colony of GEORGIA Year of Founding Colonial America 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373313492585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Feb. 12, 1732 * Very early Georgia - founding  A wealth of brief news reports on pages 1 & 2, with pages 3 & 4 taken up with advertisements.  Page 2 has: "We hear that  the Trustees appointed for establishing the new Colony in Carolina, are entitled, 'The Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America' and that they are gentlemen of  figure and character who have undertaken this publick service without any salary or advantage whatever, but that of promoting a publick good." Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front  page, 10 1/4 by 14 inches, small archival mend to the inside spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:20

$83.00
185495

Very Rare PUBLICATION 18th Century London England 288 Years Old 1732 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000039371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, April 8, 1732  * Rare 18th century publication A quite rare title as this is the first we have encountered in our 44 years. It appears to have run from 1730-1735. Later in 1732 the title would add: "...or, Universal Journal". A nice "newsy" paper with a wide variety of items are found on pages 2 and 3, mostly from England. Four pages, red tax stamp on the front page, 10 1/4 by 13 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:20

$69.00
185463

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA Original Enemy LONDON Chronicle England Old 1782 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999749899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782  * Revolutionary War * From The Enemy Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more united to our mother country & become one people under our King...that the Congress, almost to a man, are heartily tired of the French alliance...they act as if they intended to be our masters..." with more. Then some talk on the situation at Charleston, then: "...that Mr. Washington's next attempt is to be directed against New York, & with a view of collecting the largest force he can..." with more. Page 7 has most of a column with news from: "America - From the South Carolina Gazette... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:52

$47.00
185462

Rare 18th Century NORFOLK Norwich East Anglia England 1795 Old British Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373312973697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NORFOLK CHRONICLE OR NORWICH GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1799  * Rare 18th Century title The masthead features a nice engraving. Various news from throughout England plus the back page has: "Total Defeat Of Buonaparte" which notes in part: "...from Chezar Ghazi Achmed Pacha...General Buonaparte had entirely ceased since the beginning of May to fire upon the fortress..." with much more concerning his failed siege at Acre (present-day Israel) after which he abandoned his efforts in Egypt to return to France. This & related reports take over a full column. Four pages, red tax stamp in the upper right, some fold foxing, generally good.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:52

$36.00
185451

Rare 18th Century PEST-CONTROL Exterminator Advertisement w/ Print1733 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392999745843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY POST BOY, London, England, July 28, 1733  * Early pest-control advertisement The front page has reports datelined from Annapolis and Philadelphia, two items mentioning Lord Baltimore. Otherwise all news reports are European, with various ads on the back page. Complete as a single sheet issue, 9 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, a few stains, partial red tax stamp on the front page.

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Ends December 02, 2020 09:44

$38.00
186036

Rare Mediums GHOSTS Spectres Appatition 1886 Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393031299775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Oct. 29, 1886  * Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead. The great illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Among the articles are: "A Confession & A Revocation" "Spiritual Phenomena" "The Propagation of Spiritualism" "Spiritual Evidence Wanted" "Spiritual Work In London" "Rules & Conditions For the Spirit-Circle" & much more. Nice condition, 16 pages, 8 by 13 inches.

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Ends December 02, 2020 08:42

$69.99
186028

ANDERSONVILLE Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Pre-Execution 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393031269931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 13, 1865  * Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia Among the front page column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "Wirz's Last Letter to His Family" "Why He Would Not Commit Suicide" "The Poisoning Story" "Strong Denial By Counsel Schade". Also: "Light on the Rebellion" "More British Sympathy for Traitors" "London as a Supply Depot for the Confederacy" & more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 08:10

$27.99
186020

TURN of the 18th Century 319 Yrs. Old LONDON GAZETTE England RARE 1701 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373364249674

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 21, 1701 * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had * Turn of the 18th century This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches and printed on very high quality paper with much cotton & linen fiber content. The issue is filled with various news of the day from various cities in Europe, each report with its own dateline, and even includes several "Advertisements" on the back page. Given its small size this wou... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2020 12:41

$24.99
186010

Rare Printing of TORY ACT OF 1776 Second Continental Congress 1776 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393030011481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, February, 1776  * Rare printing of the Tory Act of 1776 Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era. A terrific issue as it contains a full printing of the historic Tory Act which did not appear in most other periodicals of the day. It describes how colonies should handle those Americans who remain loyal to the British and King George. The act called on colonial committees to indoctrinate those: “...honest and well-meaning, but uninformed people...” by enlightening them as to the “...origin, nature and extent of the present controversy...”. The Congress remained “...fully persuaded that the more our rig... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2020 09:07

$134.99
186007

GEORGE WASHINGTON Morristown NJ South Carolina Revolutionary War 1780 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 393030000687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1780  * General George Washington's army * At Morristown, New Jersey * South Carolina events A full page is taken up with a very nice textual "Description of South Carolina" which has much details. Included is text on Savannah as well, beginning: "Savannah, the capital of Georgia, is a new town, built not many years since by the Trustees of Georgia. It is situated on the banks...". Lacking the mentioned map called for. Near the back is: "American Intelligence" which has a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germain dated at James Island, South Carolina, which has much on the siege of Charleston. Then a letter from General Knyphausen to George Germain dated at New York which... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2020 08:49

$49.99
185990

VERY RARE 1665 SABBATAI ZEVI Jewish Prophet JUDAICA Early London UK Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393029961577

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 12, 1665  * Very rare 17th century Jewish prophet mention This is a significant issue if only because of the early date, as the London Gazette is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in this year of 1665. This is issue number 34. Of much greater significance is the content, as the back page has a very rare report concerning the 17th century Jewish prophet, Sabbatai Zevi, printed in this issue as "Sabadai". The report is datelined "Constantinople, Feb. 19" and reads: "We have no small apprehension of those frequent intelligences we received, all of them bigg with relations of great Tummults in Palestine; Sabadai, their pretended Prophet, ... See More  

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Ends December 01, 2020 08:13

$1,799.99
185977

Early GEORGE WASHINGTON French & Indian War Gov. Robert Dinwiddie 1755 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 373361744519

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1755  * Early George Washington * Governor Robert Dinwiddie There are no less than two high points in this issue, the first being an article headed: "Gov. Dinwiddie's Speech to the Assembly of Virginia" in which he relates various reports from the French & Indian War, including mention of  "...general Braddock, commander in chief of all his majesty's forces on this continent..." and others. There is also a report reading in part: "The poor men who suffered at the meadows with colonel Washington recommend to your favour as they were disabled in the service of their country...".  This is very early & rather rare mention of George Washington, when he was just 23 years old. The very fir... See More  

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Ends November 30, 2020 13:31

$199.99
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