Women in the News

Shop original newspapers featuring both famous and infamous women in print, along with other noteworthy news involving women and items of female interest, arranged in chronological order - most recent first.

Women in the News

Shop original newspapers featuring both famous and infamous women in print, along with other noteworthy news involving women and items of female interest, arranged in chronological order - most recent first.
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666950

Much on the latest reports from the Revolutionary War...

Item #666950

September 01, 1780

THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, September, 1780  A half column is taken up with an: "Extract from a Letter by a Female Indian in America, to the Ladies of New York" from 1754.

Inside has over 5 pages taken up with a continued & detailed account of the latest from Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America". Some fin... See More  

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$66.00
217171

Ben Franklin on learning to swim... Holt Castle print...

Item #217171
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1779  Inside has nearly two pages on: "Useful Hints For Learning To Swim, In a Letter to a Friend, by Benj. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S."

Also within: "On the Fatal Effects of Revenge" and: "On Female Conduct" & so much more. Near the back are news reports of the day but I see no war-related content.

This issue does feature... See More  

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660024

Ben Franklin on learning to swim...

Item #660024
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1779  Inside has nearly two pages on: "Useful Hints For Learning To Swim, In a Letter to a Friend, by Benj. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S."

Also within: "On the Fatal Effects of Revenge" and: "On Female Conduct" & so much more. Near the back are news reports of the day but I see no war-related content.

Complete in 48 pages, 5... See More  

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567524

Early animal conservation... On counterfeit bank notes...

Item #567524

July 22, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 22, 1773  Pg. 3 has a fascinating letter from New York concerning a woman challenging a man to a duel to protect her own honor (see).

Half of an inside pg. is taken up with: "Abstract of the Act for the more effectual Preventing the Forging of the Notes or Bills of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England...". The same page has an item whi... See More  

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670212

Focused on the interests of women...

Item #670212
THE LADY'S MAGAZINE, (London", May, 1772  Formatted very much like the famous "Gentleman's Magazine" but obviously filled with woman's concerns near the back are news reports from England, and other places in Europe.

A full page allegorical plate is present: "The Unexpected Return".

Lacking the full title/contents page.

Complete in 48 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 ... See More  

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$29.00
623525

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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644835

Foldout plate of Gibraltar... American news...

Item #644835
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1762  The prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout plate titled: "Plan of Gibraltar" which folds out to measure 8 by 18 inches (see). It includes an inset titled: "Bay of Gibraltar". There is a related & very detailed article: "The Advantages to England from the Possession of Gibraltar..." which takes over a ful... See More  

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$65.00
645529

The French & Indian War...

Item #645529
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1755  Among the articles within are: "A Succinct Account of Disorders lately cured at Stockholm by Electrification..." "Origin of Chivalry from Voltaire" "A Female Impostor in France Detected" and so much more.

Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day including... See More  

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$36.00
592659

Exploring the vicinity of Alaska...

Item #592659
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1754 



* Early Alaska



Perhaps the primary item in this issue is a very nice, detailed article titled: "Some Account of a Chart lately published by M. de l Isle, with the different Conjectures and Opinions it has produced; from a Tract called, A Letter from a Russian Sea Officer to a Person of Distinction at Petersborough, &
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$58.00
657330

Census report from New Jersey...

Item #657330
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1749  Nearly a full page is taken up with charts showing the population of New Jersey in 1738 and 1745. Included among the columns are those labeled: "Male Slaves" "Female Slaves" and "Total of Slaves" (see). There is also a chart of those: "Buried in the several Burying Grounds of Philadelphia", column
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640462

The Battle of Dettington...

Very early (1743) regarding cricket...

Item #640462
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1743 



* Great & early article on the game of cricket

* Letters (2) regarding the Battle of Dettington




Within this issue is a very early and interesting article titled: "Of Publick Cricket Matches" concerning the sport of cricket, with much detail (see). The text includes: "Cricket is certainly a very i
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644357

The Battle of Dettington...

Very early (1743) regarding cricket...

Item #644357
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1743 



* Great & early article on cricket

* Letters (2) regarding the Battle of Dettington




Within this issue is a very early and interesting article titled: "Of Publick Cricket Matches" concerning the sport of cricket, with much detail (see). The text includes: "Cricket is certainly a very innocent &
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644398

Comets... South Carolina...

Engraving of an Egyptian woman in traditional dress...

Item #644398
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, April, 1743



* Engraving of Egyptian woman in traditional dress... 

* Lengthy article on comets...

* News from South Carolina




Within this issue is an interesting & unusual engraving showing the traditional garb of an Egyptian woman, with related text (see photos).



Over 3 pages are taken up with a detailed article: "
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$48.00
654263

America's first successful newspaper...

Item #654263

April 17, 1740

THE BOSTON WEEKLY NEWS-LETTER, "New England", April 10-17, 1740  



* Earliest of American newspapers to be had



This very rare title was the first successful newspaper in the colonies, having begun in 1704 and lasting until the British occupation of Boston in 1776. It was only preceded by "Public Occurrances Both Foreign and Domestick" which published just a singl... See More  

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607276

John Peter Zenger & freedom of the press...

Item #607276
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1737



* Ad regarding John Peter Zenger's "freedom of the press" trial



The back page has a small note of the publishing of a book, reading: "The Tryal of John Peter Zenger, who was lately tried & acquitted for printing and publishing a Libel against the Government." This is the famed Zenger trial--publisher of the New... See More  

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616459

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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675952

Convicts shipped off to America... Oglethorpe before founding Georgia...

Item #675952

March 13, 1728

THE DAILY POST-BOY, London, March 13, 1728 (1729 by today's calendar) 



* Early James Oglethorpe

* Convicts to America




Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific item noting: "Also the same day nine felons convicts, eight men and one woman, were brought from Oxford City to the Oxford-Arms at Holborn Bridge, and from thence carry'd down the river and put on board a shi... See More  

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667178

a rare mention of women pirates...

Item #667178

May 28, 1726

MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 28, 1726 



* Very rare mention of Woman pirates

* Rare 18th century title




The back page contains a neat advertisement (see) for a book just published, which is: "A General History of the PYRATES, from their first settlement in the island of Providence to the present time; with the remarkable actions and adventures of the two Female Pyrates Ma... See More  

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$165.00
670094

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

Item #670094

June 29, 1695

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, June 29, 1695



* Rare 17th century title



A fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England.

This newspaper was done in question/answer format. Among the questions is one beginning: "A young gentleman of one and twenty, possessed of no fortune, marries an old woman near fifty, whom though a person of ve
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$45.00
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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672876

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672876
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 16, 1682  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.

This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More  

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672877

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672877
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 14, 1682  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.

This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More  

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663842

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #663842
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, July 25, 1682  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.

This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More  

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$75.00
600518

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #600518
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, 1682  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.

This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir ... See More  

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$75.00
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