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120436

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper in the world...

Item #120436
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dates ranging from 1726 to 1730. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still being published today. Reporting is almost entirely concerned with Parliamentary items and European news with some advertisements near the back of the issue.

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638050

Rare newspaper, lengthy title...

Item #638050

February 08, 1739

THE WARWICK & STAFFORDSHIRE JOURNAL WITH THE HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE, London, March 30, 1737 



* Early 18th century

* Rare title




This is a title I have never seen before prior to acquiring 8 or 9 issues and is quite rare as such, not to mention an  early date. Records show this title only lasted from late 1737 to mid-1739. Pages 2 and 3 are entirely taken up with various repo... See More  

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640629

Print of counterfeit coins... Oliver Cromwell...

Item #640629
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1741



* Engraving of counterfeit coins

* Much on Oliver Cromwell



Near the back is an article on counterfeit coins, including two engravings of a shilling and a guinea (see). Among other articles are: "A Slight Worse than an Injury" "Influence of Cromwell's Hypocrisy" "Bad Tendency of Modern Good Breeding&qu
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640626

Comets, stars and astronomy interest...

Item #640626
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1742  One of the articles is concerning a comet,and it includes a nearly half page engraving of various celestial bodies including the comet discussed.

Other items in this issue include: "The Art of Deciphering" "Debate in Holland on Augmenting their Forces" "Observations on Scheme V for Registering Wool" a poem t
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639932

A comet study in 1744...

Item #639932
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1744  Over 13 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 as noted in the table of contents are: "Why Polit
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640625

Stomach cleansing brush...

Item #640625
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, 1750  This "Supplement" issue was created at the end of the year.

The first article is the continuation of the: "History of the Crusades" with related subheads including "Jerusalem Retaken--Crusade against the Pagans". Other articles include: "Lunar Observations", "Amendment Proposed
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121100

Interesting title from 1755...

Item #121100
THE CONNOISSEUR, London, 1755  See the photo for an example of this title from our archives. An uncommon and early title "By Mr. Town, Critic & Censor General" as noted in the masthead, done in editorial format.

Six pages, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1755 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 1... See More  

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638423

The importance of Canada...

Item #638423

October 18, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1760  Two-thirds of page 2 is taken up with: "A Succinct View Of The Importance of Canada" being a lengthy chart which provides details on the navigation of the various rivers, and other information. Also most of a page taken up with: "...account is given of the French Ecclesiastical Government at Louisbourg in the Island of Cape Breton&q... See More  

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120029

One of the more popular & successful newspapers of the day...

Item #120029
LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1762  We will select a nice issue from this early year.  This genuine newspaper has 8 pages and measures about 8 by 11 inches. It is filled with various news of the day, mostly European, with various ads as well. A few years earlier it was one of the best sources for reporting the French & Indian War, and in another dozen years it would provide extensive co... See More  

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638036

Boston report... A Jew is baptized...

Item #638036

February 25, 1765

LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, Feb. 25, 1765  The front page begins with a report headed: "America - Boston (New England)" concerning the loss of a ship in a storm. A brief item begins: "They write from Prague that Nowel Naski, the most learned Jew in that city, has abjured Judaism & was baptized...".

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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640673

The doctrine of original sin... James Logan's legacy to Philadelphia...

Item #640673
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1766  Most of a column is taken up with: "American News".

Articles within this issue include: "Logan's Legacy to the City of Philadelphia" being a library of books, "On the Doctrine of Original Sin", "A newly Discovered Power in Spiders" which includes an illustration, much on: "Considerations on... See More  

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121059

From the year after the Stamp Act was repealed...

Item #121059
THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE; OR, THE BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1767  Nice engraving in the masthead makes this a displayable issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, from not long before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

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642092

Foldout plate of a castle...

Item #642092
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1770  There are 3 1/2 pages on: "A Curious Description of Dalkey and Its Seven Castles" which is accompanied by a foldout print of one of the castles. This print measures 8 by 10 inches & is in very nice condition (see). Also in this issue: "On the Disparity of the Language of N. and S. Wales" and much more.

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587049

News from Albany...

Item #587049

August 19, 1772

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 19, 1772  Page 2 has a piece headed: "America" from Albany with a story of a brave rescue of a child from falling overboard from a ship (see).

Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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587050

1773 Edinburgh, Scotland....

Item #587050

March 31, 1773

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 31, 1773  Page 2 has a section headed: "America" with a New York dateline, concerning a naval encounter with Indians (see).

Four pages, light dirtiness to the ftpg., folio size, nice condition.

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121058

From the closing months of the Revolutionary War...

Item #121058
THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE OR, BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1782  A handsome issue from the closing period of the Revolutionary War, although I don't find any such reporting in this issue.

Folio-size, four pages, front page has a partial red-inked tax stamp, binding holes at the spine and a postsing hole at the top. A wealth of ads plus news of the day as well.

Never trimmed, som... See More  

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208447
Item #208447
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1785  A nice 18th century Scottish newspaper with the entire front page taken up with ads, with various news of the day on the inside pages. Some of the ads have illustrations as well. Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition. The photo shown below is "... See More  

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640789

Payments to Loyalists... Death of Tippoo...

Item #640789

June 27, 1786

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 27, 1786  Inside has; "American Loyalists"  which notes: "On the report of the bill for granting the sum of 55,000 pounds as a temporary relief to the American Loyalists...desired to know...whether it was intended to allow such Loyalists as were in England during the times of the troubles in America the same as those actually on the spot... See More  

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638703

Congress needs to protect American ships in the Mediterranean...

Item #638703

April 21, 1787

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1787  Inside has a "Letter from New York" which mentions in part: The Congress have it in contemplation to send some vessels of force into the European seas, particularly into the Mediterranean, to protect the trade of the United States..." with more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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640622

A letter from Ben Franklin...

Item #640622
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1789 of the "Gentleman's Magazine", London.  This is the supplementary issue issued at the end of the year, with much of the content taken up with: "Parliamentary Proceedings of the Lords and Commons". Of special interest is a letter datelined from New York headed: "American Passport from Dr. Franklin for Captain Cook" which includes a... See More  

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207653
Item #207653
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1792 A very nice full folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with the entire front page taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 have various news of the day with the back page having mostly ads. The front page includes a nice, partial red-inked tax stamp. Very nice condition.

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208968
Item #208968
THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, 1792  A nice "typical" folio-size newspaper of 4 pages from the 18th century. There is a wealth of news of the day on the front page and inside pages with some ads scattered throughout as well. Some wear at the margins, various light browning & mild wear, generally good. The photo below is "generic" however the issue you receive will h... See More  

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596892

18th century London...

Item #596892

January 11, 1792

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 11, 1792  Page 2 has: "Treaty of Westphalia". The content within is almost entirely European. A red tax stamp on page 3, very nice condition.

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120677

World's oldest continuously published England language newspaper...

Item #120677
 THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1793. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665. This issue is over 220 years old.

Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.

A complete newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches and is in great condition.

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121053

Interesting title from 1795...

Item #121053
THE PHILANTHROPIST, London, England, 1796  A little magazine of 8 pages with editorial items, literature and a few tidbits.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Tiny binding holes in left margin. Measures 8 by 5 inches, light browning.

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643242

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #643242

June 16, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795  We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.

A fine issue of this ti... See More  

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649281

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...

Item #649281

June 16, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795  We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.

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640340

George Washington letters regarding the Jay Treaty...

Item #640340
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1795



* George Washington letter

* re. Jay's Treaty


 

Near the back are various news reports including a section headed: "America" which has a letter to the Select Men of Boston signed in type by the President: George Washington, relating to the Jay Treaty. This is followed by a letter from the merchants & traders of Philad... See More  

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207649
Item #207649
LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, 1796 A fine, 18th century British newspaper very popular in its day, with not only  the front page but most inside pages entirely taken up with current news. There are some advertisements scattered throughout as well. Complete in 8 pages, minimal edge wear, generally nice. Measures about 9 by 11 1/2 inches.

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208504
Item #208504
THE MORNING CHRONICLE, London, 1797 A nice folio size newspaper of four pages, and one of the more popular & successful newspapers in London from the 18th century. Various news of the day, primarily British but European items as well, with many ads also. The back page has a partial red-inked tax stamp. Nice condition.

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640634

A tornado described and illustrated...

Item #640634

August 01, 1799

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, August, 1799  Included is a very interesting letter taking nearly half a page which describes the "phenomenon" of what we consider a relative common cyclone, or tornado. But apparently at the time, in England, such events were almost unknown. Interesting reading as the eye-witness describes the tornado (see). Adjacent to it is a full page plate... See More  

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586904
Item #586904

June 28, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 28, 1800  Contents include: "Fate of the Queen Charlotte Frigate" "Representatives of the People" includes a list of the duly elected representatives (see) "Gleanings From History" "New Mode of Traveling For Ladies"  & other literary items. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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605516

a letter from Richmond concerning the scourge...

Item #605516

August 16, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Aug. 16, 1800  Page 3 has; "Summary of the Late News" which includes a letter from Richmond concerning the "scourge" which has afflicted the city.

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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619941
Item #619941

September 13, 1800

WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, Sept. 13, 1800  Although there are some news tidbits, there is much literary content. Four pages, loss to a lower corner affects 2 words on the ftpg., minor upper corner loss, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches.

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203987

Castor Oil Manufacturing...

Item #203987

April 28, 1801

THE MERCURY AND NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, April 28, 1801 Page 2 report: "Castor Oil made in New York" describes the success of expressing oil from the seeds of the castor bean, mentioning that "...it is cold drawn and always fresher." Nice engraving of mercury in the masthead. Subscribers name in the blank area of the masthead, otherwise good.

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203552

New York Prices Current...

Item #203552

September 02, 1801

THE SPECTATOR, N.Y., Sept. 2, 1801 On the front page under "New York Prices Current" is a list of prices for various goods. Takes the entire first column. Lite stain in the lower margin, occasional foxing.

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150179

Singlesheet of advertisements...

Item #150179

September 23, 1801

CENTINEL ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT, Boston, Massachusetts, September 23, 1801 A single-sheet being comprised all of advertisements.



Rough edges along with foxing (see images).

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151335

Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #151335
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A general "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring Mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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153079

Handsome engraving in the masthead...

Item #153079
THE MERCURY & NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, 1802  A handsome issue from the early 19th century with a nice engraving of "Mercury" holding a scroll. Various news of the day plus many ads as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 13 by 22 inches in four pages. Generally nice cond... See More  

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153098

By Oliver Oldschool...

Item #153098
THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, 1802  "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq." Contains literary content, but some political editorials and comments as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown, and will generally be in better condition.

Measures 10 by 13 inches and contains 8 pages.... See More  

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649304

Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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219906

DeWitt Clinton...

Item #219906

February 23, 1802

MERCURY AND NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Feb. 23, 1802.



* DeWitt Clinton

* Senate
 
A page 3 item says: "DeWitt Clinton, is appointed a member of the Senate...for the State of New York. A report states that the Chemical Society of Philadelphia has offered a medal for the best specimen of clay in the U.S. to be ...fit for the manufacture of potters ware....superior to...queens w
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657758

Yellow Fever cured by ketchup?...

Item #657758
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1802  The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a brief report on the possible cure for yellow fever by eating regular ketchup. A strange though... See More  

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584507
Item #584507

May 22, 1802

THE PORT FOLIO ENLARGED, Philadelphia, May 22, 1802  Basically a literary newspaper done "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq.", with one of the articles reflecting back on actions during the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.

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206983

Gypsies...

Item #206983
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London England. This magazine is dated: July 1, 1802 and is about 55 pages in length. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a lengthy article on the life of G... See More  

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210857

1802 4th of July Poem...

Item #210857

July 09, 1802

MERCURY AND NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, July 9, 1802 On the front page under Native Poetry is an Ode For The Anniversary Of American Independence--1802. News of the day includes: "An act to Incorporate the plantations" "Guadaloupe" and much more. Subscribers name written above the masthead. 4 pages in good condition.

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640365

Sea used for bathing... gypsies...

Item #640365
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1802  The first page has an an article on the use of the sea for bathing purposes. "As the origin of the General Sea-bathing Infirmary at Margate... as long as science and humanity shall be united, in facilitating the easy access to medical aid, and in perfecting the restoration of health to the lower classes of the community...&q... See More  

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153607

The price of things in 1803...

Item #153607
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Phila., 1803  Taking most of the ftpg. is a chart: "Philadelphia Current Prices". Also on the ftpg. are "Prices Of Stocks" "Bills of Exchange" "Premiums Of Insurance" the "Weekly Almanac" "Discount Days" for banks and a post office schedule.

Four pages, stray writing in the upper margin, otherwise good.... See More  

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151620

Item #151620

April 07, 1804

NEW-YORK HERALD, Apr. 7, 1804 The front page has a letter of appeal and a "Memorial" to the House of Representatives from Samuel Chase with regard to his impeachment. The memorial concludes on pg. 2. Both are signed in type: Samuel Chase. Minor rubbing on the ftpg., stray writing above the masthead, and a few traces of foxing.

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640366

Crew of the Philadelphia liberated in the Barbary War...

Item #640366

April 10, 1804

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 10, 1804 



* First Barbary War - Tripolitan

* Frigate USS Philadelphia




Inside has: "Pleasing Article" noting: "Captain Mentor...informs that all the officers of the United States frigate Philadelphia...had been liberated through the spirited interference of the French Consul...and that 15 or 20 of the crew ha... See More  

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