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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373749942705

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

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Ends November 08, 2021 10:10

$89.00
190688

Early BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Poem w/ Electric Lightning Rod Mention 1754 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373603902505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: 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 lightening 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 July 04, 2021 10:43

$85.00
189592

EFFECTS OF OPIUM Poppy Tears in the 18th Century 1763 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373549972705

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1763  * Effects of opium in the 18th century Among the articles within this issued are: "An Account of the Effects of Opium as a Poison with the Method of Cure & Proper Directions what to do...", "Proposal for Establishing a National Bank" "M. Condamine's Journey into Italy" "Description of a Lamp to Light a Whole Town" which has a full page plate showing different views of it (see); and other items. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which contains the latest news reports, mostly European. Contains both full page plates called for. Complete in 52 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice, clean condition. A ... See More  

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Ends May 21, 2021 07:51

$57.00
183132

HMS VICTORY First-Rate Ship of the Line Royal Navy LOST 1744 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121162153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1744 * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the report referencing the sinking of the British ship H.M.S. Victory. A report dated February 5, 2009 from the "Best Syndication News" service brings this event into the 21st century with its breaking news reading: "The HMS Victory ship sunk in stormy seas back in 1744 but it wasn’t until this week, when an American company called Odyssey discovered what they call “the most significant shipwreck discovery in history.” The HMS Victory was a warship that had a crew of around 1,100 that died when it went underwater. The estimated treasures with gold... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:22

$74.00
180178

Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts TREASON TRIAL Revolutionary War 1779 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392748073826

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 or photo here. There is an article on ... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2020 14:57

$64.00
179882

CAPTAIN JAMES COOK Voyage & Western Hemisphere (America) MAP 1773 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392733948024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 * Captain James Cook * North America map Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France & England. Notice the shape of Florida & California. This map folds out to 9 3/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition with a bit of light foxing at a fold. The article takes nearly 7 pages and begins: "The voyage abounds with so many interesting & entertaining particulars, relative to new discoveries, that in our epitome we have but slightly touched on what... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:48

$325.00
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ORIGINS OF CHESS Strategy Checkered Board Game Mind Sport 1742 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392519695415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1742 One of the articles within is titled: "The Origin of the Game of Chess from the French of M. Frevet" which includes nearly 2 pages and contains much detail (see photos for portions). The article begins: "In the beginning of the fifth century of the Christian era, there was in the Indies a very powerfull Prince..." and further on is: "...With this view, he invented the game of chess, where the King, although the most considerable of all the pieces, is both impotent to attack as well as defend himself against his enemies, with the assistance of his subjects and soldiers. The new game soon became famous, the King of the Indies heard of it and would learn it...shewing him the sk... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2019 09:46

$78.00
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BATTLE OF DETTINGEN War of the Austrian Succession w/ Diagram 1743 UK Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263035978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1743 This issue includes a nice & quite detailed full page map headed: "Plan of the Battle of Dettingen, as Published by Authority" plus a full page key noting the various locations on the map. The Battle of Dettingen, part of the War of Austrian Succession, was a highly significant victory for the British Army, being the only time in modern history that a British force has been led into battle by a reigning monarch: King George II. There is a full page chart headed: "Grants in Q. Anne's Wars". Two full pages are taken up with a list of: "Ships Taken by the Spaniards since our last List". Over a full pg. is taken up with: "A Funeral Oration" from Boston, in New England, for th... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:12

$50.00
166240

18th Century MAP OF ITALY Tuscany Naples & More - COMETS w/ Print 1742 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417902139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 (see). Also included with the maps 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... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:41

$88.00
166130

COLONIAL AMERICA Town Layout Diagram & Patagonian PENGUIN Print 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111605202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2018 08:55

$65.00
164261

Queen Charlotte & King George III Marriage & Coronation - 1761 British Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320175166

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August & September, 1761 (a two issue set) * Princess Charlotte Of Mecklemberg & King George III * Marriage & Coronation in an authentic British publication * Charlotte becomes 1st Black Royal (?) - see note below The August issue has: details, songs, and plates related to the marriage and Coronation of William III and Charlotte, Princess Mecklemberg. Also included is a detailed historical account (taking nearly 8 pages) of the Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary, from 1685, which mentions their Coronation being used as the precedent for the coming Coronation. Articles included welcome the soon to be Queen, and mention of her pending arrival. Plates c... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:36

$225.00
150992

MOUNT VESUVIUS Stratovolcano Gulf of Naples Italy ERUPTION Plate 1769 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391668901939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1769 * Mount Vesuvius eruption * Gulf of Naples, Italy The reverse side of the title/contents page is entirely taken up with: "Advices from the American Continent" which begins: "Private animosities break out almost every day into outrage at Boston between the king's officers and the leaders of opposition to the late measures..." with much more (see). Other articles in this issue include: "Observations on the Putrid Sore Throat in America" which takes over 2 pages; "Curious Account of the late Eruption at Vesuvius" which includes a plate folding out to ten inches showing 4 prints of it (see), and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Ch... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2017 15:53

$46.00
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