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120028

This newspaper is over 320 years old...

Item #120028
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1684. This is a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing  today. This is a very early issue from just 19 years after it began publication. Single sheet, printed on both sides, very nice condition.

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$36.00
663821

Just after the death of King Charles II...

Item #663821

February 12, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 12, 1684  (1685 by today's calendar)  



* Charles II of England death

* Best title to be had ?




A nice issue concerning the death of King Charles II, who just died a few days earlier on Feb. 6. This is the first issue of this title published after the Feb. 9 announcement of the king's death.

About half of the ftpg. is taken up with a r... See More  

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$95.00
586277

Over 300 years old!

Genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published newspaper... from the 17th century...

Item #586277
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1680-1689 This is a chance to buy a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published newspaper (began in 1665 & still publishes today). The issue you receive will be well over 300 years old. 

Single sheet, minor foxing, very nice condition. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.  The images shown are representative of t... See More  

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$36.00
661860

Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary...

Item #661860

April 27, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685 



* Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary

* Best title to be had - rare as such




This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph pref
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$1,250.00
646410

Rhode Island & Jamaica loyal to King James II...

Item #646410

July 23, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 23, 1685 



* James II of England

* Rye House Plot




The prominent feature of this single-sheet issue is the front page report and letter from the inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island, expressing their loyalty to the new king (King James II) upon his ascension to the throne after the death of his brother, King Charles II. Included also is a similar le... See More  

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$125.00
672118

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1685...

Item #672118

August 06, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 6, 1685



* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had



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 1/2 ... See More  

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$39.00
601055

Handsome, 300+ year old newspaper... published by Charles Brome...

Item #601055
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, 1684-1686  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing (see photo) particularly with the over 300+ year old date clearly visible in the dateline.

Note: These issues were published by Charles Bro
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$48.00
662110

Edmund Andros arrives to govern New England...

Item #662110

February 14, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 14, 1686  The back page has the historic report of governor Edmund Andros' arrival in Boston to begin his leadership of the Dominion of New England. Datelined: "Boston in New-England, Dec. 27" the report notes in part: "The 20th instant arrived here Sir Edmund Andros, his Majesties Governor in chief of New-England..." with a bit more (... See More  

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$166.00
665092

License needed to be a peddler...

Item #665092

May 17, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, May 17, 1686  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "A Proclamation" which enforces the use of a license to be a peddle.

The remainder of the ftpg. and most of the bkpg. is taken up with other reports from Europe plus there are several advertisements as well.

Complete as a single sheet issue, 6 3/4 by 11 inches, a few small ink stains on the ftpg., nice condition... See More  

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$56.00
665934

Samuel Johnson is found guilty of sedition and rebellion...

Item #665934

June 24, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 24, 1686 



* Samuel Johnson found guilty of seditious libel

* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had




The back page has a report from Westminster noting: "This day Samuel Johnson was brought to tryal at the King's Bench-Bar upon an information of High Misdemeanor, for writing and publishing two scandalous and seditious libel... See More  

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$68.00
674754

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1687...

Item #674754

August 29, 1687

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 29, 1687



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



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, me... See More  

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$42.00
668055

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1682...

Item #668055

December 10, 1688

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 10, 1688



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



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, measuri... See More  

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$42.00
634119

Act of Parliament from the reign of Queen Mary, 1689...

Item #634119

January 01, 1689

An Act of Parliament with a full title page, noting publication at London in 1689 (see). 



* Act of Parliament

* Queen May reign

* 17th century original




The Act is titled: "An Act for Enabling Lords Commissioners for the great Seal to Execute the Office of Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper." Printed in beautiful Old English type (see), it takes 8 pages including the title page. ... See More  

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$97.00
663716

Rare issue of a title which lasted just 14 issues...

Item #663716

January 10, 1689

THE UNIVERSAL INTELLIGENCE, London, January 10, 1688/9 [1689 by today's calendar]. 



* Very rare publication

* 17th century original




An extremely scarce title, as only two American institutions have any holdings of this title & even those have just a single issue, not this date.

This newspaper lasted for only 14 issues and this is issue "Numb. 11".

Various news from ... See More  

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$375.00
646400

Rare title from the 1600's...

Item #646400

April 27, 1689

A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, April 27, 1689 



* Very rare 17th century title



The year of this issue is printed in the dateline of the lead article on the front page, as the dateline contains only the month and day.

This is issue #14 of a short-lived title which existed to report on the ongoing disputes between the Scots... See More  

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$165.00
653822

A rare 17th century title...

Item #653822

June 04, 1689

A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION OF THE ESTATES IN SCOTLAND, London, England, June 4, (1689) 



* Very rare 17th century title



The year is printed in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1 (see), as well as in the imprint at the bottom of the back page. A very rare newspaper from England dealing primarily with Parliamentary affairs. Most of the back page ... See More  

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$165.00
671693

A rare 17th century title...

Item #671693

July 13, 1689

A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, July 13, (1689)  The year is noted in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1 (see), as well as in the imprint at the bottom of the back page. A very rare newspaper from England, other titles existing but which have slightly different wording, dealing primarily with Parliamentary affairs. Much of t... See More  

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$160.00
180022

A 10 issues set from the 1690's...

Item #180022
THE LONDON GAZETTE, a great opportunity to purchase a lot of 10 issues of the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, all from the 1690's, & in good condition. Offered at a considerable discount over the per-issue price. The image shows an example of the look and condition of the issues you will receive.

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$280.00
559390

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #559390
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity for authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typical... See More  

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$98.00
649260

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649260
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity for authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typical cos... See More  

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

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$98.00
669621

Gentleman's newspaper from 17th century England...

Item #669621

January 23, 1691

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Jan. 23, 1691



* Rare 17th century title



This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 325 years old.

This newspaper was done in question/answer format. This newspaper was published at a time when there wer
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$45.00
637741

A title rarely offered...

Item #637741

June 19, 1691

MERCURIUS REFORMATUS, OR THE NEW OBSERVATOR,  London, England, June 19, 1691 



* 17th century original

* Rare title




A quite uncommon newspaper done in question/answer format, whereby a topic, or topics, are raised and then discussed.  The topics indicated under the masthead in this issue are: 1. One would have expected the French King in person at this time as the Head of his ... See More  

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$94.00
121061

Report on Parliament, from the 1600's...

Item #121061
VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. 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 a... See More  

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$39.00
649266

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

Item #649266
VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. 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 a... See More  

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

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$39.00
674317

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1692...

Item #674317

October 03, 1692

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 3, 1692



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



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, measurin... See More  

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$37.00
664279

John Marshall, a pioneer in the world of spectacles & optics...

Item #664279

November 19, 1692

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Nov. 19, 1692 



* Rare 17th century publication

* Early optician, John Marshall ad




One of just four advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate street, the West End of St. Paul's Church, London, by John Marshal are made all manner of prospective glasses,... See More  

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$250.00
664265

Incredibly rare item: John Marshall, a pioneer in the world of spectacles & optics... Optician to the King & Queen..

Item #664265

November 26, 1692

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Nov. 26, 1692  Among the two advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At the sign of the Archimedes and Spectacles in Ludgate street, the West End of St. Paul's Church, London, by John Marshal are made all manner of prospective glasses, telescopes, microscopes, single and double, reading glasses, large concave g... See More  

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$250.00
667076

(3) Gentleman's newspapers from 17th century England...

Item #667076

December 20, 1692

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, June 21, July 5, Dec. 20, 1692



* Rare 17th century title

* Lot of 3 issues




This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old.

These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspap
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$110.00
668690

Advertisement on the Salem witch trials...

Item #668690

January 28, 1693

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Jan. 28, 1693



* Rare Salem witch trials advertisement

* Very early and rare 17th century title




The back page has an advertisement  for the book: "The TRYALS of several WITCHES lately Executed in New-England, and of several remarkable Curiosities therein occurring. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour."

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$355.00
645130

Advertisement on the Salem witch trials...

Item #645130

February 11, 1693

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 



* Rare Salem witch trials advertisement

* Very early and rare 17th century title




The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see)

This is the only periodical we have ever ... See More  

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$345.00
662913

On the Salem witch trials...

Item #662913

February 21, 1693

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 21, 1693  This was a fine gentlemen's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format.

The back page has an advertisement for the 2nd edition of a book: "The late TRYALS of Several  WITCHES ... See More  

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$325.00
654622

Rare French language version of the famous "London Gazette"...

Item #654622

February 28, 1694

GAZETTE DE LONDRES, Feb. 28, 1694  This is a very rare issue of the French language edition of the very famous "London Gazette". Obviously printed for the French speaking residents of London, it was also printed by "Edouard Jones, a la Savoye" as was the case with the the English version. This is only the fifth or sixth such French language edition we have encountered in o... See More  

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$178.00
667436

(3) Gentleman's newspapers from 17th century England...

Item #667436

March 06, 1694

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Feb. 27, Dec. 1 & 4, 1694



* Rare 17th century title

* Lot of 3 issues




This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. A very early English periodical now over 320 years old.

These newspapers were done in question/answer format. These newspape
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$107.00
643505

Rare 17th century title from England...

Item #643505
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1694 



* Rare 17th century title



This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrenc... See More  

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$73.00
120197

World's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #120197

January 01, 1695

THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1696  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 collecti... See More  

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$28.00
120350

Over 300 years old...

Item #120350
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1695. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper prin... See More  

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$39.00
615807

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #615807
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1696  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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$28.00
649246

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #649246
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1696  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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$28.00
649262

Over 320 years old...

Item #649262
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1695. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper prin... See More  

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$37.00
672587

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1697...

Item #672587

January 10, 1697

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 10, 1697



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



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, measuri... See More  

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$37.00
665933

Ship arrives from Virginia with tobacco...

Item #665933

May 04, 1699

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 4, 1699  The back page has some maritime reports which including: "...Yesterday came in here the Two Sisters of Guernsey, Oliver Mansell Master, bound home with Tobacco from Virginia. This day sailed from hence the Orange Tree, bound for Newfoundland, and the Expectation, Capt. Curtis Commander, for New-England...".

Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches ... See More  

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$54.00
665932

A new governor in the Caribbean Islands...

Item #665932

May 22, 1699

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22, 1699 



* New governor in Leeward Islands

* Caribbean Sea




Page 2 has a report noting: "His Majesty has been pleased to constitute Christopher Codrington Esq., Captain-General and Governor in Chief of His Majesty's Leeward Caribee islands in America, in the room of his father Colonel Cadrington deceased...".

Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 1/... See More  

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$48.00
665675

Mention of Virginia and Jamaica in a 1699 newspaper...

Item #665675

June 29, 1699

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 29, 1699 



* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had

* 17th century origina
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Page 2 has maritime reports including: "The Thomas and Jane of this port arrived here yesterday from Virginia, and the Antelope...from Jamaica. And this day came in the Benjamin and Sarah...from Jamaica, and the John...from Virginia."

Nice to have 17th century me... See More  

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$38.00
671126

3 issues from the 17th century....

Item #671126

August 10, 1699

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 8, 1674, July 28, 1687 & Aug. 10, 1699



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* 3 issues from the last 3 decades of the 17th century




This publication is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And these are very early, genuine issues... See More  

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$105.00
120025

World's oldest continually published newspaper...

Item #120025
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dated 1700 or 1701.  This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today. This is a very early newspaper from the very beginning of the 18th century. Very nice condition.  Some are singlesheet and some have two pages.  Although most are approximately 12 by 7 inches, a few are 14 by 7 inches,... See More  

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$26.00
180020

A wholesale lot from the 18th century... Gentleman's Magazines...

Item #180020
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London -- lot of 25 issues, all from the 1700's, varying years and decades, each issue complete with the full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition. A larger quantity at a low, wholesale price. Most, if not all, plates are not included. The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive. ... See More  

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$207.00
180035

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #180035
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

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$46.00
649224

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #649224
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

Item from Catalog 300 (released for November, 2020)...

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$46.00
669982

Uncommon title from 1700...

Item #669982
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, July, 1700  This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Milita... See More  

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$49.00
669988

Death of the King of Spain, Charles II...

Item #669988
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE: OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, December, 1700  A quite rare periodical title seldom offered with the content being just as the title suggests--news & political reports from all corners of Europe including England.

There are several reports on the death of the king of Spain, the item from France beginning: "The death of the Kin
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Item from Catalog 300 (released for November, 2020)...

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$146.00
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