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188445

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia PA 1771 Old Newspaper w/ Great Masthead


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393172246795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, October 17, 1771  * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. Page 3 has a letter to William Tryon, governor of New York, with his response signed in type: W. Tryon. This is followed by a report from Philadelphia noting the arrival of Richard Penn, governor of Pennsylvania. Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 04, 2021 09:37

$165.00
187645

Rare CIVIL WAR ERA Manchester NH w/ Great Masthead Engraving 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448010707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, June 25, 1862  * Great masthead engraving  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very decorative masthead engraving (see photos) which includes a central pasture scene bordered by two women, one with a patriotic theme holding an American flag, and the other with an agricultural theme holding a sheaf of wheat. Complete in 4 pages, minor fold wear, very nice condition.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:08

$28.00
186603

Rare MELBOURNE Australia Great Masthead ENGRAVING 1869 Newspaper AUSTRALASIAN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064892155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Melbourne, Jan. 23, 1871  * Uncommon title from Australia... * Incredible masthead...  great for display. Quite difficult to come by this title which is formatted very much like Harper's Weekly but with an obvious emphasis on Australian life. Very decorative masthead. And of special note: above the dateline is: "Published Expressly For Transmission By R.M.S. Rangoon" meaning this edition was created specifically for transport elsewhere, likely to England & other parts of the Commonwealth. Among the prints: "Geelong Wharf  During the Wool Season" "Highland Spots...Grounds of the St. Andrew's Hospital, Emerald Hill, Victoria" "Evening, Hobson's Bay" "Natives of the Northern Territory,... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:15

$68.00
186402

Rare Occultists Paranormal Magical Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393050977302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: RELIGIO PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL, Chicago, Nov. 13, 1875  A quite uncommon title which, as noted in the decorative masthead, is "Devoted To Spiritual Philosophy". This interesting newspaper was begun in 1865 by an association of dozens of the leading spiritualists of the day.  Its masthead is a graphic depiction of the progressive, free-religious views of the association showing "Harmonial Philosophy" shedding its light on the Bible, Koran, Zend-Avesta and Shaster, surrounded by scenes of nineteenth-century progress (steamships, balloons, telescopes, factories, etc.). Files of this newspaper are held by the "International Assoc. for the Preservation of Spirtualists and Occult Periodicals". Eight pages, archival strengthening at... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2021 07:55

$42.00
184592

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392955731976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 27, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. Four pages, a little light damp staining, generally very nice.

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Ends October 23, 2020 08:57

$34.00
184362

Nice Pre-WAR OF 1812 Heraldic Eagle Masthead / Little Belt Affair 1811 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392937128380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WASHINGTONIAN, Windsor, Vermont, Nov. 25, 1811  * Little Belt Affair * War of 1812 prelude The dominant feature of this issue is the displayable masthead, featuring a large engraving of a heraldic eagle with an 11 inch banner. Page 3 has a: "Message" to Congress signed by the President: James Madison, concerning: "...the aggression committed by a British ship of war on the U.S. frigate Chesapeake...". This would have been the Little Belt Affair, an event which would lead to the War of 1812. Four pages, irregular at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:59

$29.00
183188

Rare SAN FRANCISCO Old West Farming California Gold Rush Era 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122205570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CALIFORNIA FARMER, San Francisco June 22, 1854 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining era * Nice decorative masthead This is quite early for a California newspaper. A nice engraving in the masthead with much of the content having a farming theme, although there are other items as well. This is a volume 1 issue. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 12 by 18 inches, staining at the corners and some wear at the folds.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:31

$42.00
182920

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867670493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 10, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has one-third of a column headed: "America" which includes news items from Newport, Boston, and Virginia. One item notes in part: "that the pension granted to his Honour the L.G. to be paid out of the revenue now raising in America but virtue of the Acts of Parliament so much complained of in every colony...". Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:10

$37.00
182413

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Colonial America 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373094132328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 3, 1768 * Colonial America reporting (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 2 has a letter from Philadelphia noting in part: "...arrived here from Fort Pitt & informs us that the garrison were very healthy about a fortnight ago...has been exploring the heads of the Mississippi, the Scioto, and Lake Superior...went 1500 miles to the westward of Michillimackinac & traveled 1100 miles on Lake Superior..." and more. Then reports from the Virginia Gazette. Page 3 has a petition from Massachusetts to tie King complaining about the conduct of the Royal Governor Francis Bernard, noting in part: "...who has betrayed an arbitrary disposition...he has...treated the representative body with cont... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:28

$56.00
182329

(2) John JAY'S TREATY George Washington - Lord Grenville & War 1796 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092714817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 9 and 13, 1795 * Jay's Treaty - John * George Washington A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents in American history. Taking all of the front page and a bit of page 2 in the July 9, concluding in the issue of the 13th taking all of the ftpg. and a bit of pg. 2 where it is signed in type by Grenville and John Jay. Of significance also is page 2 of the July 13 issue also contains the report of the: "Conditional Ratification, on the Part of the United States", datelined from the Senate, June 24, 1795. Although the Treaty of Paris ended the Americ... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:49

$425.00
181538

Nice MASSACHUSETTS SPY Published by Isaiah Thomas 1794 Worcester MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808740712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 29, 1794 * Nice 18th century American publication A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page. ]Four pages, in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:03

$39.00
178915

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ North Carolina Report1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684754035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Dec. 28, 1767 * Early Southern America reporting (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 3 has a paragraph: "A letter from Williamsburgh, in Virginia...says 'There is scarce any history, antient or modern, which affords an account of such a rapid & sudden increase of inhabitants in a back frontier country as that of North Carolina. ...that 20 years ago there were not 20 taxable persons within the limits of the county of Orange; in which there now are 4000 taxable. The increase of the inhabitants & flourishing state o the other adjoining back countries are no less surprizing & astonishing." Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Red tax stamp on ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:36

$38.00
178072

Rare COLONIAL PENNSYLVANIA w/ War of the Regulation NC Regulators 1771 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630507168

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 27, 1771 * Rare Colonial Pennsylvania title * North Carolina regulators * Great masthead for display This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America newspaper. Page 2 has a report from Wilmington, North Carolina noting: "In consequence of intelligence of the Regulators being beat, the inhabitants of this town & neighbourhood, assembled themselves together...to embody a company of men to assist his Excellency the Governor against the Regulators, and for defraying the expenses..." and also an agreement: "Whereas the people who style themselves Regulators, have daringly presumed to giv... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:02

$220.00
177854

NON-IMPORTATION AGRREMENT American Colonies Agreeing re. Goods 1768 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892634175

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, June 6, 1768 (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 2 has reports headed: "America" beginning: "Most of the merchants & importers of goods have already subscribed a voluntary engagement to each other that they will not sell on their own accounts or on commissions, nor buy or sell for any person whomsoever, any goods...which shall be shipped from Great Britain after the first day of October next until the act of Parliament imposing duties on paper, glass, etc. be repealed..." with more. Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. Never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:52

$57.00
177650

Great MASTHEAD Engraving Very RARE 18th Century London England 1723 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595234698

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, May 17, 1723 * Great masthead engraving * Very rare title A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue. This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet, and therefore no tax was required. According to Crane and Kaye this title is not held by any American institution. Complete as a single sheet newspaper,11 by 7 inches, with a very handsome and decorative masthead (see). A little light damp staining and a few tiny worm holes at the black margins, very displayable

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:31

$58.00
177513

Rare 18th Century GLOUCESTERSHIRE England w/ Nice Masthead & Stamp1767 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586497040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 9, 1767 * Early Southern America report (currently spelled Gloucester) The ftpg. has most of the first column taken up with details of the funeral of the Duke of York & Albany, younger bother to King George III. He died in Monaco while on a trip but was buried in Westminster Abbey. Pages 2 & 3 contains letter from Charleston, one bit noting: "...I must then tell you we are all running made as fast as we can & seem to vie with each other in giving proofs of our disaffection to the British government...". This details on plans to destroy any ship what would arrive a a port out of respect for the non-importation agreement. Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring e... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:21

$43.00
176922

BATTLE OF THE NILE Lord Horatio Nelson defeats Napoleon Bonaparte 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849580773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 28, 1798 * Lord Horatio Nelson victorious * Battle of the Nile * Napoleon Bonaparte Page 2 has a letter beginning: "There is hope yet for America!...". Page 3 has: "Confirmation" which notes: "...most complete assurance of the defeat of the fleet of Buonaparte by Admiral Nelson..." with more on the Battle of the Nile. Also: "The President" concerning his arrival at New York. Four pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:26

$43.00
175845

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England 1795 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392472307812

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 28, 1795 A very decorative masthead which includes an engraving of Canterbury Cathedral. Page 2 has: "American Treaty - Extract of a Letter form a Merchant in Philadelphia to His Son in London" which has comments on the controversial Jay Treaty. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, red tax stamp on pg. 3, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:15

$29.00
168651

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California Pacific Coast OLD WEST w/ Masthead 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515633715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO NEWS-LETTER & CALIFORNIA ADVERTISER, March 20, 1873 * Rare Old west title The subtitle in the masthead notes: "Devoted To The Leading Interests of California and the Pacific Coast". The content is varied and includes a wide range of ads as well. An uncommon title with a displayable masthead featuring the seal of California, the seal of the city of San Francisco, and the seal of the county of Sacramento. Page 13 has: "Boiled Down Juice of the California Press" with various news tidbits from throughout the state (see). Complete in 16 pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to the front page. The upper right corner has a "California Section State Library" stamp. We believe this to be ... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:00

$39.00
158450

PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS Message Signed in Type re. France Relations 1798 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913831229

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 21, 1798 * John Adams signed message * 18th century American original Page 2 contains a message from the President of the United States signed in type: John Adams, concerning relations with France. Page 3 has a brief mention of the reading of a bill in the Massachusetts legislature titled: "an Act for suppressing rogues, vagabonds and other idle, disorderly and lewd persons." Four pages, decorative masthead, scattered light foxing, generally very nice condition.

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:41

$46.00
157343

Rare Early 18th Century POST BOY Ornate Masthead CHRISTOPHER WREN 1716 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890528611

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, Sept. 8, 1716 * Sir Christopher Wren replaced * Displayable masthead Near the top of the back page is a very significant item on the famous architect Sir Christopher Wren. The report reads: "Christopher Wren, Esq., is removed from being Clerk of his Majesty's Works, and is succeeded by John Mercer Esq., formerly belonging to Mr. How's Office, as pay-master of the guards and garrison." Christopher Wren is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, completed in 1710. Other notab... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:35

$250.00
148604

Rare NASHUA NH Hillsborough County New Hampshire New England 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598187158

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHUA WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, New Hampshire, October 28, 1882 * Hillsborough County * Rare title A title we have never seen before. This 8 pages newspaper has news of the with several interesting advertisements. Decorative masthead. Complete in 8 pages, uncut, a little fold wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:08

$27.00
142007

Early 18th Century Rare 1711 POST BOY Ornate Masthead ENGRAVING Newspaper PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391398573166

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POST BOY, London, Aug. 16, 1711 * Displayable masthead * Early 18th century One of the earlier issues of this title we have offered, having two handsome engravings in the masthead, both showing much detail. The front page is mostly taken up with reports of the various wars in Europe with over half of pg. 2 taken up with "Advertisements". Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 14 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 02, 2016 15:32

$49.00
138818

STAMP ACT REPEALED British American Taxes Taxation 1766 Old English Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391333178220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, April 7, 1766 * Repealing the Stamp Act, in a English publication The front page has more than a full column taken up with reports headed "America" which include: "...ports are again open & vessels are admitted to enter as usual without exacting the penalty of 10 pounds as prescribed in the Stamp Act. The Distributor here has received instructions from the Commissioners not to prosecute any person but only to report to them such persons as refuse obedience" and a report from Boston which notes: "...was reported his papers were stamped, upon hearing of which the select men of the town were applied to by a number of the sons of liberty..." and an item from Phil... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 13:17

$275.00
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