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Florida described...

Item #623525
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1766  A very nice and detailed article is: "An Account of East Florida" (see), taking over a full page. Other articles include: "Laws Ill Executed with respect ot Vagabonds" "Miraculous Cure of a Consumption" "Charter Granted to the East India Company" ; much on: "Finances of this Kingdom" "L... See More  

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Plate of a monkey and an emu...

Item #623382
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1772  This issue has a wide range articles which take up the bulk of the 48 pages, and also includes the two plates which are called for. One has related articles headed: "A Description of an uncommon Kind of Monkey..." and a description of "The Emeu [emu], or Casoar [cassowary]" with the plate showing both (see). The other fu... See More  

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Four London Gazette newspapers...

Item #623133

August 21, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four  centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971.

Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is t

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From between the Boston Massacre & the Boston Tea Party...

Item #622343

August 03, 1772

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 3, 1772 

* Rare title

Pages 1 and 2 are almost entirely taken up with various European news, including military events, with pgs. 3 & 4 mostly taken up with ads.

Four pages, folio size, nice condition.

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Obeying the "rules of war'... Hopes for an early end to the war...

Item #622091

December 24, 1778

THE GAZETTEER & NEW DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Dec. 24, 1778  The front page has a lengthy report to the King concerning following the "rules of war" in the prosecution of their goals in America. Heading the article is a quote: "Nothing will be done in American contrary to the practice of the most civilized nations in Europe." The bottom of the ftpg. has another letter ... See More  

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A plea for separation of church & state... Indian troubles...

Item #621979

September 17, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 17, 1768  Over one-third of a page is taken p with a letter concerning: "The establishment of a Protestant episcopate in America is also very zealously contended for; and is very alarming to a people whose fathers, from the hardships they suffered under such an establishment, were obliged to fly their native country into a wilderness in order peaceabl... See More  

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Item #621920

January 18, 1787

MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 18, 1787  Page 2 has a brief Judaica item mentioning: "...lately took in an unguarded Israelite...most cursedly; and they are so charitably disposed as to be always ready to take in either Jew, Turk, Heathen, or Infidel." Much typical news reporting of the day.

Four pages, two small wear holes near the middle of first leaf, otherwis... See More  

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Americans are creating a new form of government...

Item #621754

March 06, 1783

DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, March 6, 1783  This issue is from the closing months of the Revolutionary War, with a page 3 item noting in part: "...when the King of Sweden heard first of the independence of America being acknowledged by Great Britain...proposed a commercial treaty with the new republic..." and: "The Americans are busily employed in settling the form of l... See More  

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With both foldout plates called for...

Item #621320
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1771  Among the articles in this issue are: "Extracts from Blunt's Voyage to the Levant" "Method of Making a Mortar Impenetrable to Moisture" "A Lady's Thoughts on Marriage" "Curious Extracts from the Koran of Mohammed" "Description of the Island of St. John in the Gulph of St. Lawrence" (se... See More  

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Rare title with the original outer wrappers...

Item #621268

August 01, 1798

THE MONTHLY REVIEW ENLARGED, London, August, 1798  This very uncommon title still has the blue/green outer wrappers. These wrappers are worn at the edges  with some loss at the spine (see).

The front wrapper includes the title/index page. Among the articles included are: "Emigration to America Considered" "Wallace's Essay on the Manufactures of Ireland" "Mrs... See More  

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A sermon preached...

Item #621232

January 01, 1716

Pamphlet titled: "The Christian Subject's Duty to His Lawful Prince, In A SERMON Preach'd January the 30th 1716...", from London, England. This sermon was delivered by Luke Milbourne, Rector of St. Ethelburga's. This pamphlet has a full title page dated 1716, bordered in black (see). Measures 4 3/4 by 7 1/2 inches, complete in 38 pages, terrific condition.

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A Proclamation by the King...

Item #620582

June 13, 1780

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, June 13, 1780  Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including a front page "Proclamation" by the King.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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A Proclamation by the King concerning riots and treason...

Item #620581

June 16, 1780

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, June 16, 1780 Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including a front page "Proclamation" by the King concerning treasonous activity.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light wear to folds, generally nice condition.

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Birth of a prince... Poem on playing cards...

Item #620546

November 05, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 5, 1767  Page 2 has a report announcing the birth of a son to King George III, with: "This day about noon the Queen was happily delivered of a Prince...This great event was soon after made known by the firing of the Tower guns. Her majesty is, God be praised, as well as can be expected; and the young Prince is in perfect health." This was Prince E... See More  

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Report of the late revolution in France...

Item #620305
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London England, October, 1789  Among the articles are: "Mr. Badcock to Dr. Priestley" "Accurate Description of Fraser's New Carolina Grass" which includes  full pages plate of it; "The Hill of Howth" in Ireland, which includes a very nice full page plate of it; , and much more.

Near the back is over 4 pages of an: "Acc... See More  

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Early report of a boxing match...

Item #619937

August 28, 1789


* 18th century boxing

Page 3 has an early item on a boxing match, noting: "A boxing match is to be fought...between Bullard and Brighton, two Suffolk men, for 50 pounds a side, in which it is expected many hard blows will be given as they are very powerful men & upwards of six feet high."

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Brief Judaica mention...

Item #619936

June 17, 1771

ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, June 17, 1771  Page 2 has a very brief Judaica item: "...In the attack Marshal Sawa was wounded...To escape the Russians, he was put into a great basket & carried into a marshy place...having agreed with a Jew to come and dress his wound, who was to find his way to him..." (see).

Four pages, full red tax stamp on the ftpg., bit of foxing ... See More  

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Death of famed composer Gluck...

Item #619643

January 01, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 1, 1788 

* Christoph Willibald Gluck death

* Classical music composer

* Italian & French opera

Page 3 has a report on the death of notice composer Christoph Gluck, beginning: "The death of Gluck, the celebrated musical composer who died suddenly of an apoplectic fit the 17th ult. at Vienna in his 73rd year..." with more, taking two-thi... See More  

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Jamaica Anthelmia...

Item #619610
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1751  Over two pages are taken up with: "An Account of the Incas or Emperors of Peru..." with a related plate of them in the November issue.

Over a page is on: "Account of the Anthelmia..." plant from Jamaica, which is accompanied by a full page plate of it as well as other items (see photos).

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South Carolina weather...

Item #619603
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, :London, March, 1753  Included in this issue is a description and print of a marine animal now known as a seahorse; "Dry Weather in Carolina" which has a dateline of "Charles-Town [Charleston], Aug. 1, 1752" (see); a nearly full page illustration of: "Saturn & His Symbols"; a nearly full page on the "Moon's Eclipse"... See More  

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The death of Lord George Gordon...

Item #619181

November 05, 1793

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 5, 1793 

* Lord George Gordon death

* British politician

Page 5 has a report of the death of Lord George Gordon. (see hperlink) Lord George Gordon is primarily known for his 1780 involvement in the "Gordon Riots" which he led, an anti-Catholic protest against the Papists Act of 1778. He also converted to Judaism for which he was ostrac... See More  

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Fort Loudoun slaughter... Methodism... German War...

Item #617594
LONDON MAGAZINE, London, November, 1760  This is a considerably more rare title than the more common "Gentleman's Magazine" after which it is modeled, as the format is extremely similar. The title/contents page features a very nice engraving of the skyline of London. 

The issue has coverage on the "Extracts from Considerations on the present German War" and "... See More  

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Final items regarding the Revolutionary War...

Item #617546
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1782  The issue begins with 8 pages of "Proceedings In Parliament", the first 3 of which have much concerning America with mention of an exchange of prisoners, Mr. Laurens, Ben Franklin, Lord Cornwallis, General Burgoyne, and more.

Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with the latest news reports of the day, including men... See More  

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Discovery of perpetual motion...

Item #617544
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1772  Among the articles in this issue are; "Memoirs of the Life of Sir Henry Fynes" "Characteristics of Saxon and Norman Architecture" "Perpetual Motion Said to be Discovered" and other items. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. Included is a report from ... See More  

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Before freedom of the press...

Item #617070

October 17, 1681

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 17, 1681  The back page has a report noting: "Richard Janeway, Richard Baldwyn, and James answer to such information as shall be exhibited against them...ordered to prosecute them for publishing and dispersing divers false and seditious news-books and pamphlets tending to the disturbance of the peace and quiet of His Majesties government."... See More  

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Significant issue on the Popish Plot...

Item #617054

April 10, 1679

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679 

* Popish Plot

The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plotting to kill King Charles II.

A report from Dublin notes: "A Proclamation has been published...appointing a any person that shall...apprehend any Popish Dignitary or Jesuit...&... See More  

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Charles II offers a reward & pardon in the Popish Plot investigation...

Item #617050

December 02, 1678

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 2, 1678 

* Popish Plots - reward & pardon offered

* Titus Oates anti Catholic conspiracy

The front page has two notable items concerning the curious Popish Plot, the fabricated scheme accusing Catholics of plotting the assassination of King Charles II.

The very top of the ftpg. has: "This morning Mr. Coleman was brought again to the Kings Ben... See More  

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Treatment in the West Indies... Early Masonic item...

Item #616630
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1738  One of the articles within begins: "I have orders...the British subjects complain in the strongest manner of the oblique ways & unjust means which the Spanish officers in the West Indies make use of for condemning & confiscating their ships..." with more, taking almost an entire pg. (see photos for portions).

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Early boxing...

Item #616590

October 21, 1789


* Isaac Perrins vs. Tom Johnson

* English boxing championship

Page 3 has an article headed: "Boxing" concerning: "...the battle between Johnson and Perrins..." with some details (see).

Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Isaac Perrins was an Eng... See More  

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Jews permitted to live in Utrecht, however...

Item #616587

March 23, 1789


* Jews - Jewish - Judaica

* Utrecht, Netherlands

Page 2 has a paragraph noting: "At Utrecht the Jews have received permission to reside & trade, on condition that the chiefs of their different tribes give security to answer for all the robberies and other crimes they commit." (see). Also an article noting: &... See More  

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Settling Georgia...

Item #616459
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1735  Near the back is a section headed: "Monthly Intelligencer" with news reports from various parts of England & Europe with one report under the heading: "Plantation Affairs" including: "From Georgia, that the 27th of December last the Indian Princes...arriv'd there in good health, pleas'd with their voyage. ... See More  

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Four century set of the London Gazette...

Item #616302

January 01, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England.  A collection of four issues of this--the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper--each one hundred years apart. Issues are dated 1671, 1771, 1871 and 1971.

Interestingly, the format of this title did not change  much over the years save for the number of pages increasing with the years (see photos). The 4 issue collection comes i... See More  
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The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #615807
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1698  An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old. 

Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More  

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Map of Maestricht... Troubles in Boston...

Item #615630
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1748  Among the items in this issue are a full page map headed: "Plan of the Late Fire in Cornhill" with a listing of the various tenants displaced by the fire; "Observations of a New Comet" with a related small print; "Description of the Imperial City of Aix La Chappelle"; "Account of the Fortress of Maestricht&q... See More  

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Print of a new brewing machine...

Item #615626
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1761  Among the many articles within this issue are: "An Account of the War in India" "Case of an Ancient Physician" "History of the Republick of Geneva" "Proposal for Improving Botany" "Some Proceedings in Last Sessions of Parliament" and more.

There is a full page plate of an: "Impression of... See More  

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America is not about to compromise with England...

Item #615582
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1778  Among the articles within are: "The Theory of Insulating Bodies Examined, & some of the Supposed Properties which Electricians have ascribed to Glass, proved by Experiments not to Exist" includes reference to Ben Franklin; "On the Worshiping of the Primitive Christians to the East" , and more.

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Not the guy who traveled with Captain Cook...

Item #615429

May 17, 1786


* Captain James Cook mention

Page 2 has an item noting: "We have authority to say that the Captain Roberts who was murdered in France some days since is not the Mr. Roberts who accompanied Captain Cook in his two last voyages round the world, that gentleman being at this time in perfect health."

Four pages, very n... See More  

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Early boxing item...

Item #615424

July 23, 1788

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, July 23, 1788  The bottom of pg. 2 has: "Doyle, the famous boxer, was yesterday committed by the Magistrates at Bow St. for assaulting a gentleman in Covent Garden...". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads.

Four pages, nice condition.

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Death of the Prince of Wales...

Item #615415
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1751 The first article is: "On the Death of the Prince of Wales" which takes 2 pages. There is more on the: "Death of the Prince of Wales" near the back of the issue. This is followed by: "Of the Great Black Wasp of Pennsylvania" which includes a nice illustration of it (see).

There is a nice full page plate showing a
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Genuine London Gazette newspaper from the 1670's...

Item #615233
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1670's

* More than 1 available at this severely discounted price

This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/... See More  

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Nice content in this rare & very early title...

Item #615044

January 29, 1666

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, January 29, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar) - issue #22

* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had

This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had removed itself fr... See More  

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Very early on the sport of tennis...

Item #614210

February 24, 1789

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Feb. 24, 1789  Page 2 has a brief yet very early report on tennis: "Tennis now becomes every day more & more the fashion, the Dedans, being a subscription seat at two guineas per annum, excludes the lower tribe of sharpers." (see)

Four pages, very nice condition.

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African pirates...

Item #614208

June 12, 1796

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, June 12, 1794 

* 18th century piracy

Near the bottom of pg. 3 is a brief report: "A party of African pirates...have landed lately on the coasts of Calabria from whence they carried off a considerable quantity of cattle and a few young women." (see)

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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Governor dissolves the South Carolina General Assembly...

Item #613400

February 20, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 20, 1773  Inside has reports from Charleston concerning politics and noting that the Governor had dissolved the colonial General Assembly (see).

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, light dirtiness, generally good.

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Judaica interest...

Item #613365

January 20, 1772

ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Jan. 20, 1772  The front page includes some court reports including: "...The diamonds taken away from Sir Robert Ladbroke's house were found at a Jew receiver's...Four Jews, thieves & receivers together were concerned in the burglary at Sir Robert's, but they are out-numbered by the Christian villains..." and also: "...the... See More  

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Boxing against a one-armed man...

Item #613364

June 24, 1790


* Early boxing match

* One arm tied up

Page 3 has an early article on: "Boxing" concerning: "...the one-armed soldier...and a chimney-sweeper, who differed a little with each other in politics & parties...agreed to decide their dispute by a pitched battle in Bedford Bury at sun-set...tied up his left arm... See More  

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Foldout plate of a canal from Leeds to Liverpool..,.

Item #613236
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1772  Among the articles in this issue is: "Critical Remarks on M. de Voltaire" which has much on his thoughts concerning Jews, noting near the beginning: "With an impartiality & understanding superior to those of vulgar critics, M. de V. has made a discovery of which they would never have dreamed; a discovery, which is entirel... See More  

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News from "America"...

Item #612962

January 12, 1771

BINGLEY'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Jan. 12, 1771  The front page has a bit item from Charleston (see) and page 2 has a bit more under "America" (see).

Four pages, very nice condition.

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A letter of thanks from Boston...

Item #612766

June 08, 1767

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (Gloucester), England, June 8, 1767  Page 3 has: "A Letter from Boston, New-England" is a note of thanks including: "...noble & generous efforts in support of the common rights of mankind & liberties of Great Britain & her colonies..." (see). The tone would change in a few years.

Red tax stamp on the front page, 4 pages, folio size, neve... See More  

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Three issues from during the Revolutionary War...

Item #612759

February 26, 1780

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland.  A trio of issues from during the Revolutionary War dated Feb. 26, March 11 & April 3, 1780. Each issue is from the midst of the Revolutionary War however I find little or no content relating to the war. Much news from Great Britain and elsewhere.

Four pages, folio size, minimal wear, generally nice.

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