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203243

SMALL - DELUXE Archival PORTFOLIO for TIMHU Newspaper! Approx. 13 x 9.75 inches


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450466853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SMALL-Sized DELUXE Archival PORTFOLIO for a TIMHU Newspaper (approximately 13 x 9 3/4 inches) Acid-Free DELUXE Presentation and Protection for your SMALL-SIZED Newspaper. Select Only If Our Listing Calls For A ($6) Small-Size Folder!    This DELUXE acid-free PORTFOLIO is a Small-sized portfolio (13  x  9  3/4 inches)  - perfect for most pre-1800 newspapers (but not all), Niles' Registers, Gentleman's Magazines, etc., and is designed to accompany a newspaper purchased from us (timhu - History's Newsstand - Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers) which calls for a $6 folder.   The attractive black buffalo grain portfolio (with decorative mahogany left spine) includes the Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspa... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:31

$26.00
203221

Siege & Fall of Charleston SC Gen. Henry Clinton 1780 Revolutionary War Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374450424203

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1780  * Fall of Charleston, South Carolina * General Sir Henry Clinton Inside has a full page: "Description of the Island of Skie or Skye, In Scotland". The mentioned map is lacking. Near the back are 4 1/2 pages of reports headed: "American Affairs" which contain terrific detail on not only the British siege of Charleston, but the capture of the city by General Clinton over the American forces of General Benjamin Lincoln. Included is the full document which stipulates the Articles of Capitulation of Charleston as well as the lengthy letter on the details of the siege signed in type by: H. Clinton. Complete in 56 pages, 5 by 8 inches, very nice, clean condition. Lacking both plates... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:14

$79.00
203219

18th Century Easrly Ballooning Blanchard & Montgolfier Balloons 1784 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413700132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1784  * Early ballooning * Jean-Pierre Blanchard * Montgolfier brothers Among the articles are: "Remarks in a Voyage to Jersey" and so much more. Near the back is half a page of: "Advices From America which has news items datelined from Philadelphia, Albany and Montreal, the former dealing with treaties with the Indians, etc. There is also a full page headed: "Aerostation" which reports on various balloon flights from this early period in manned flight. It includes mentions of both Mr. Blanchard and Montgolfier. Both of the full page plates called for are present. Complete in 80 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gat... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:13

$58.00
203216

Major John Hardin Northwest Territory Indians Virginia Militia 1790 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413699374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magzine: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1790  * Major John Hardin * Northwest Indian war * Kentucky County militia The issue includes a wide range of articles, & near the back several pages with an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France". There is also a report headed: "America" reporting on the Northwest Indian War, noting in part: "...that Major Hardin...with 200 volunteers...of Kentucky...made an expedition from the rapids of the Ohio up the White River in order to destroy some Indian towns that harboured a troublesome & desperate banditti...absolutely blocked up by the Indians & unable to secure the possession of the western ports,  the only barrier which can prevent the barbarians from over-running t... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:12

$32.00
203214

Articles of Confederation & Explorer Captain James Cook S. Pacific 1775 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394413698912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1775   * Early Version of the Articles of Confederation * Captain Cook and his voyage to the South Pacific Over three pages taken up with: "Protest entered in the Upper House Against the Bill for Prohibiting all Commercial intercourse with the Confederated Colonies" which is very good reading in defense of America. There is terrific & historic reading taking nearly 2 pages on what is an early version of the Articles of Confederation, being a plan to unite for: "...a firm league of friendship with each other...for their prosperity, for their common defence against their enemies, for the security of their liberties & properties...". The wording in this version of t... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2023 10:11

$365.00
203076

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Classical Period Music Composer Death 1791 old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394405861784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791  * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report) * Musical composer - Classical music era original Presented inconspicuously among other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment:  " At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. By his death the musical world will sustain an irreparable loss."  He died on December 5 making this a very timely report. Also of curious interest is a report mentioning the finding of a stone pipe presented to William Penn by the Indians, as well as the text of the: "Epitaph On a Tomb-stone...To the memory of the venerable John Wesley...", the Father of... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2023 09:40

$385.00
203571

Joseph Hyrum Smith Mormons Mormonism Carthage Illinois Murders 1844 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 374476348953

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1844  * Joseph & Hyrum Smith murders * Mormons - Mormonism founder * Carthage, Illinois jail * Lynch mob killing Near the back under "Foreign News" is a report from the "United States" noting: "Joseph and Hiram Smith, the Mormon prophets, were murdered in June last, at Carthage in Illinois, by a mob of 60 or 70 persons." Keep in mind that 7 Mormon missionaries arrived in Liverpool in 1837 and many Britons were converted within a few years, hence the interest in this British magazine in reporting the event. There are currently about 200,000 Mormons in the United Kingdom. Complete in 112 pages, disbound without outer wrappers, full title/contents page, 5 by 8 1/2 inches,... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2023 08:31

$69.99
203570

Battle of Trafalgar Naval Engagement Lord Horatio Nelson Death 1805 UK Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 394430807757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1805 * Battle of Trafalgar * Lord Horatio Nelson death * British Royal Navy Certainly the most notable content is the very detailed account of Admiral Horatio Nelson's victory at the historic Battle of Trafalgar. One account begins, datelined from the "Eurydice, off Cape Trafalgar, Oct. 22" Sir, the ever to be lamented death of Vice-admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, who, in the late conflict with the enemy, fell in the hour of victory..." with much more. The full account takes 5 pages and includes various supporting documents and letters from other naval officers concerning the battle and Nelson's death. Great to have this detailed account in a British publication... See More  

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Ends January 30, 2023 08:20

$129.99
203017

Historic Declaration of Independence John Hancock Type Signed 1776 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374432124784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1776   * Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text * As reported from Great Britain 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 common magazine titles of the 18th century. More typically when we come across this document it is in the "Gentlema... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2023 14:27

$3,400.00
202943

Cornwallis Surrender General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374430054002

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 of... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2023 10:56

$316.00
202942

Battle of Fort Oswego New York - French and Indian War Seven Years 1756 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374430053841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756  * Battle of Fort Oswego, New York * French and Indian War * Louis-Joseph de Montcalm The primary content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle. Historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a body of Canadeans and savages crossed the river...in order to invest & attack the fort on the side of the woods...this bold action...forced the enemy to hang out a white flag....By Virtue of the capitulation the garrison surrendered prisoners of war and the French immediately took possession of Oswego and fort George, which they entirely destroyed...", and mor... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2023 10:56

$98.00
202941

Cape of Good Hope South Africa Tipu Sultan Tiger of Mysore Prints 1800 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394397903588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE EUROPEAN MAGAZINE, London, June, 1800  Formatted much like the more popular Gentleman's Magazine of  the era, but this is a more rare title. Perhaps the dominant feature of this issue would be the two full page engravings still present, the first: "A Portrait of Tippoo Sultaun" [aka Tipu Sultan & Tiger of Mysore] with a related article: "Tippoo Sultan, Late Sovereign of Mysore" taking over 5 pages. The other nice engraving is titled: "Cape of Good Hope" showing 5 ships in the foreground. A related article as well. Complete in 80 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page, great condition.

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Ends January 28, 2023 10:55

$67.00
202604

re. Articles Treaty of Peace Revolutionary War Ending & Cornwallis 1783 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394370046878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1783 * Workings on the Treaty of Peace * Revolutionary War officially ending Certainly the prime content is the Preliminary Articles of Peace which lead to the formal end of the Revolutionary War. There were three treaties necessary: between England & France, between England & Spain, and between England and the 13 united colonies in America. This latter document was signed in Paris by Franklin, Adams, Jay, Laurens, & Oswald. The extremely favorable conditions included the British recognition of American independence, the specific boundaries of the United States territory, a restoration of rights & property to American Loyalists & the withdrawal of British forces from America... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2023 14:17

$175.00
202598

Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts Treason Trial Revolutionary War 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394370039875

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779 * Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts * Treason trials - Revolutionary War The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and further on: "...he took occasion to lament the melancholy fate of those brave men who laid down their arms at Saratoga, languishing, he said, under the power of a set of men who have violated every idea of public faith..." and too much more to mention here. There is an article on the speec... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2023 14:14

$75.00
202561

James Oglethorpe Georgia Carolinas & Florida Boundary Lines 1737 old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394365925849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1737 * James Oglethorpe and Georgia * Carolina, Georgia, and Florida boundary lines Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Why Riots fewer but More Dangerous in Scotland than England" "England Easier to be Conquer'd than Scotland" "Address to Ladies who Wear White Stockings" and more. One of the articles is titled: "Of The Colony of Georgia" and begins: "The benefits likely to accrue from the settling this colony..." with more, continuing to take almost the entire page (see for portions). Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe. Included is a report which has an article which includes: "...That ... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2023 08:11

$42.00
202560

18th Century FFoldout Map of Toulan France - Germany - Netherlands 1747 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394365924971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747  * Foldout map of France Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands..." (see). This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows the southern portion of England and just a bit of Corsica, Spain, and Ireland. This map folds out to measure 11 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, is a bit irregular at the left margin but no loss, and a few discrete archival mends to the reverse not noticeable on the front. Very nice condition. Among the articles within are: "Experiments, with some Queries, on Electr... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2023 08:11

$127.00
202373

Colonial America Town Layout Diagram & Patagonian Penquin Print 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374379366463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1769   Within this issue is an interesting article: "Plan for Settling New Colonies" which includes an illustration showing how a town in an American colony is best laid out with a "middle square", the "first street", "second street", location of houses and roads, etc. (see). The article describes how such towns are to be created, & includes: "...The design is to settle 124 families together in one town & to give each of them there sufficient ground for a house, barn and stable, a yard for poultry, a garden of one acre and land enough to keep one cow, all close to one another...The whole contains a portion of land 3 miles square with the town in the middle..." with more, taking over a p... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2022 10:14

$65.00
202240

Battle of Fort Oswego Lake Ontario New York French & Indians War Map 1757 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374361496360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757  * Forts Oswego and Ontario * French and Indian war with map Inside has is a quite lengthy article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years, with a particular journal of the Siege & Surrender of Oswego" with this text taking over six pages. This text also includes a report headed "Account of the Surrender of Fort Granville". Included as well is a very nice half page map headed: "Plan of the Forts Ontario and Oswego with Part of the River Onondago and Lake Ontario", including a key to the noted points on the map. Only a portion of the text is shown in the photos. Includes the full page plate called for but lacking the foldout map. C... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2022 08:00

$156.00
202148

Dick Turpin English Highwayman Outlaw Execution Hanging & Georgia 1739 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374356113963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, April, 1739  * English Highwayman Dick Turpin * Execution (hanging) at York, England * Early Georgia - James Oglethorpe Perhaps the best content in this issue is a nice report of the execution of the infamous highwayman Dick Turpin. The report includes: "The notorious Richard Turpin, and John Stead, were executed at York for horse stealing. Turpin behaved in an undaunted manner; as he mounted the ladder, feeling his right leg tremble, he stamped it down, and looking round about him with an unconcerned air, he spoke a few words to the topsman, then threw himself off, and expir'd in five minutes. He declared himself to be the notorious highwayman Turpin, and confess'd a great number o... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:24

$88.00
201967

Battles of Saratoga John Burgoyne Defeat & Captain John Paul Jones 1779 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394319524767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1779  * Battles of Saratoga - New York * General John Burgoyne defeat * Captain John Paul Jones The first 8 pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes some discussion of the affairs in America. But the prime content would be the excellent coverage of events relating to General Burgoyne & his defeat at Saratoga, taking several pages & includes: "...The army I commanded, credulous in my favour, and attached to me by the series of conflicts & misfortunes we have in common sustained, would not find material consolation from my return in disgrace...indication that government either thought it inexpedient to ratify the Convention of Sarat... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2022 07:58

$95.00
201963

Battle of Bunker Hill Diagram Revolutionary War Beginning Hancock 1775 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374337370343

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775  * Battle of Bunker Hill diagram * John Hancock & George Washington A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War. Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, June 17, 1775" with some text on the illustration as well. A great graphic relating to the Battle of Bunker Hill. Also in the issue is an article: "An Intercepted letter from Benjamin Harrison to General Washington" which contains much on events of the war and takes nearly two pages. Ther... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2022 07:55

$325.00
201936

18th Century Map of Italy Tuscany Naples & More - Comets w/ Print 1742 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374335808015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1742   * 18th century map of Italy * Comets with diagram Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice full page: "Map of Italy" which shows the various borders of the states at that time, including Tuscany, Naples, Ecclesiastical State, Milan, Savoy, Venice, and more. Also included in the map are Corsica, Sardinia, a portion of Sicily, as well as portions of France (including Provence), Germany, and Turkey. There are two articles on comets, with two engravings of them. Other items in this issue include: "The Art of Deciphering" which is on translating the Dutch language; and: "The Latin Language" "The Life of Peter Burman" among so much more.  There ar... See More  

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Ends December 03, 2022 11:08

$88.00
201636

French Second Siege of Quebec City New France Seven Years' War 1760 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374314044534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1760  * Second siege of Quebec - Seven Years' War Included is a detailed article: "Observations Upon the North Sea..." which is quite detailed and takes two pages. The accompanying map called for is lacking.  Also in this issue are: "Act for Better Supplying the City with Fish" "Case of a Paralytic Patient Cured by Electricity" "New Method of Discovering the Longitude" "Transit of Venus over the Sun, the 2nd since the Creation" which includes a print of it; "An Approved Remedy for Contraction in the Joints" "Effects of the Miseries of Human Life" "The Aurora Borealis in its Various Appearances" "Disposition of His Majesty's Forces and Fleet" which includes much detail. Near the ba... See More  

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Ends November 20, 2022 12:20

$35.00
201370

Cornwallis Surrender General Benedict Arnold Revolutionary War 1781 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394284630372

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 of ... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2022 06:39

$325.00
201260

18th Century Caribbean Islands Map & re. Ben Franklin Kite Experiment Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394275688867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756  The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes. But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 inches and is in very nice, clean condition. This map is rarely found within the issue as most were removed years ago. Further inside the issue is a very detailed 2 1/2 page article on: "A Paper Kite Electrified by a Storm" by M. de Romas, being an experiment very much like Ben Franklin's a bit earlier. Indeed, a footnote includes: "M. de Romas has been satisfied... See More  

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:57

$340.00
200840

Siege of Carlisle Jacobite Rebellion & Westminster Bridge Print 1746 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374264947963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, 1746  * Print of Westminster Bridge  * Jacobite Rebellion - Carlisle This "Supplement" issue was done at the end of the year. Included is "Abstract of the Irish Acts" which takes 5 pages. Also: "Description of Westminster Bridge" which is accompanied by a very nice full page print of the bridge and surrounding buildings, identified at the bottom & including Westminster Abbey, House of Lords, House of Commons, and more. This print is in very nice condition. There is also: "A Letter on the Surrender of Carlisle to the Rebels" which takes most of a page concerning the Jacobite Rebellion. Two pages are taken up with a lengthy: "List of Ships taken on ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2022 13:33

$55.00
200463

Early Benjamin Franklin The Speech of Polly Baker Love Child Story 1747 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394225574717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1747   * "The Speech of Polly Baker" * Early Benjamin Franklin story Inside includes the well-known Ben Franklin item: "Speech of Polly Baker". This is the earliest Ben Franklin appearance in a Gentleman's Magazine and perhaps within any British publication, as confirmed by the Franklin Papers, Yale University. Nearly five pages are taken up with an: "Account of the Behaviour and Execution of the late Lord Lovat & some Further Particulars of his Life". Included are the details of his execution on Tower Hill. Lovat was involved in the Jacobite Rebellion. Two pages are taken up with a: "List of Ships Taken on both Sides" including several which were bound to or fro... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2022 09:28

$78.00
200330

Early Benjamin Franklin The Speech of Polly Baker Genoa Italy Map 1747 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232793268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1747  * 18th Century Genoa, Italy map * "The Speech of Polly Baker" * Early Benjamin Franklin story Inside includes the well-known Ben Franklin item: "Speech of Molly Baker". This is the earliest Ben Franklin appearance in a Gentleman's Magazine and perhaps within any British publication, as confirmed by the Franklin Papers, Yale University. Nearly five pages are taken up with an: "Account of the Behaviour and Execution of the late Lord Lovat & some Further Particulars of his Life". Included are the details of his execution on Tower Hill. Lovat was involved in the Jacobite Rebellion. The called for map/plate: "A South View of The City of Genoa" is terrific fold... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2022 13:20

$169.00
200329

Jews Jewish Judaica Criticism Defended Christians & Early Boston 1731 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232793140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1731 * Supporting criticism of the Jews * Early report from Boston This is just the third issue of this extremely successful magazine. Several editions of the first several issues were printed in the early 1730's, and based on the note at the bottom of the title/contents page this is the "Third Edition". Most notable and taking the entire first page is an article in defense of the Jews, beginning: "He plead the cause of the Jews...wherein they are represented as creatures unworthy of our community and banes and pests to all the race of mankind..." and goes on to defend them, concluding with: "...that 'tis inconsistent with Christianity to hate the Jews since they have no antipat... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2022 13:20

$87.00
200222

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394212805990

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

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Ends September 24, 2022 08:07

$210.00
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
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


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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
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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$120.00
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
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


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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


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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
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
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
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