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675141

Over 350 years old with front page mention of 'New-England'...

Item #675141

March 26, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 26, 1668  A front page report from "Plymouth" mentions that: "...Several ships intending for New-found-land, Barbados, New-England and other places, that could not...sail with the last Fleet, may tomorrow put to sea, if the wind prove favourable."

From "Venice" is word that "...a Squadron of our ships ordered to cruise...t... See More  

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$132.00
649303

Over 340 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #649303
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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$24.00
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 to obtain authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typic... See More  

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$98.00
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  

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$39.00
649262

Over 325 years old...

Item #649262
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1694. 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
649246

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

Item #649246
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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$28.00
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.

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$46.00
649223

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides measuring 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

Note: U... See More  

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$36.00
666859

Queen Anne calls for recruitment to the Navy...

Item #666859

January 22, 1707

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 22, 1707  Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "By the  Queen, A PROCLAMATION For Encouraging Seamen and Landmen to Enter themselves on Board Her Majesties Ships of War". A fine "recruiting" document particularly in light of the on-going War of Spanish Succession.

Single sheet, 7 by 11 1/2 inches, a stain near the bottom ca... See More  

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$34.00
649279

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #649279
THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely averse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous ... See More  

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$48.00
674965

Scarce title...

Item #674965

June 05, 1710

MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, June 5, 1710  A very uncommon title from England with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews.  Four pages, minor tears at the wide, blank margin, otherwise in very nice condition, 8 3/4 by 13 1/4 inches. A nice opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection. 

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$38.00
666866

New governors in Jamaica, Barbados, and Maryland...

Item #666866

August 10, 1710

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 10, 1710  The back page has a notable report: "The Queen hath been pleased to appoint the Honourable Lord Archibald Hamilton to be Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the island of Jamaica...Robert Lowther Esq. to succeed Milford Crow, Esq., in the government of Barbadoes; and Colonel Corbet to succeed Colonel Seymour in the government of  the ... See More  

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$47.00
649221

Early and notable 18th century title... Addison & Steele...

Item #649221
THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1712  One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.

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$36.00
649293

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE (2nd-rate/dmg.)  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The i... See More  

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$44.00
670126

Very displayable masthead...

Item #670126

October 31, 1719

WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, Oct. 31, 1719  The most significant feature of this issue is the very ornate & displayable engraving in the masthead, which also contains the extension to the title: "...With Freshest Advices Foreign and Domestick."

Various European news reports with the back leaf mostly filled with advertisements.

Complete in 6 pages, 8 1/2 by 13... See More  

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$38.00
649273

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649273
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's (2nd-rate)  A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd rate'. Offered at a considerable discount. The generic photo shows what the newspaper looks like when in good condition.

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$90.00
649232

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232
THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.

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$125.00
649264

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #649264
THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726  A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

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$48.00
670124

Quite uncommon from London...

Item #670124

October 07, 1723

THE TRUE BRITON, London, Oct. 7, 1723  A quite uncommon single sheet newspaper which has comparatively large lettering in the masthead. Rather than present news reports, this newspaper is almost entirely editorial with much on politics. The back page includes "Advertisements" as well as more news item.

Complete as a single sheet, full red tax stamp to the back page, very nice, clea... See More  

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$47.00
649310

Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

Item #649310
(8) GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England  A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition.

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$68.00
649222

Rare, early title...

Item #649222
FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, 1731 A quite rare title from England with a very early date and a partial red tax stamp in a lower corner of the front page. Various news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe.

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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$44.00
670291

An early newspaper which rarely comes on the collector market...

Item #670291

February 19, 1732

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, Feb.  19, 1732  A quite rare title as this is the first we have encountered in our 44 years. It appears to have run from 1730-1735. Later in 1732 the title would add: "...or, Universal Journal".

A nice "newsy" paper with a wide variety of items are found on pages 2 and 3, mostly from England.

Four pages, red tax stamp on the front page, ... See More  

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672280

Hebrew customs...

Item #672280
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1739  One of the articles is headed: "Continuation  of the Dissertation begun in our Last Whether the Hebrews Borrow'd any Customs from the Heathens" which takes over 1 1/2 pages.

Another article has the: "Manifesto of the Catholick Majesty..."concerning a payment to the South Sea Tea Company.

Near the back is the... See More  

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674993

Finding a Northwest Passage... Protecting the Carolinas...

Item #674993
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1745  Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "The case of Carolina Consider'd, with Regard to its Danger of being Invaded, for want of Regular Forces...". This is a great article on the defense of the colonies. Three-quarters of a page are taken up with: "A List of Privateers".

Among other articles are: "Speech on the R... See More  

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674992

Finding a Northwest Passage... Protecting the Carolinas...

Item #674992
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1745  Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "The case of Carolina Consider'd, with Regard to its Danger of being Invaded, for want of Regular Forces...". This is a great article on the defense of the colonies. Three-quarters of a page are taken up with: "A List of Privateers".

Among other articles are: "Speech on the R... See More  

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674775

First lottery in America... Electricity experiments...

Item #674775
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, April, 1745  A feature of this issue is a terrific, three page graphic representation of the: "Situation of his Majesty's Fleet & the Combined fleets of France and Spain in the Mediterranean...when Adm. Mathews made the Signal to engage the enemy..." showing the various positions of the ships. This is highly unusual. There ar
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674997

Plate of Noah's Ark...

Item #674997
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1749  The prime feature of this issue is likely the very interesting foldout plate headed: "A View and Plan of Noah's Ark", showing a cross-section view with the various compartments and the animals in them. This plate folds out to measures 9 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches (slight close-trimming loss to the left side but no print loss).

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674995

Plate of Noah's Ark...

Item #674995
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1749  The prime feature of this issue is likely the very interesting foldout plate headed: "A View and Plan of Noah's Ark", showing a cross-section view with the various compartments and the animals in them. This plate folds out to measures 9 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches (slight close-trimming loss to a lower corner of this print: see).
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649234

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #649234
(10) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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674778

Article on electricity with Ben Franklin mention... The American pelican with a print...

Item #674778
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1750  Perhaps the most notable item is: "A Curious Remark on Electricity, from a Gentleman in America, whose ingenious Letters on this Subject will soon be published in a separate Pamphlet...", which includes an extract of a letter by Benjamin Franklin.

Other articles include: "A Probable Cure for the Bite of a Mad Dog" "An ... See More  

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614729

Early, short-lived, colonial newspaper...

Item #614729

June 07, 1753

THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, June 7, 1753  This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates.

As noted in a book published exclusively about this periodical, this was one of the most important publications of 18th century A
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674990

Battle of Oswego (French account)...

Item #674990
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756  Content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle. Historically very significant with a few points reading, "...on the 14th a body of Canadeans and savages crossed the river...in order to invest & attack the fort on the side of ... See More  

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649233

18th century Scotland...

Item #649233
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1750's  A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive.  Actual dates vary in the later 1750's.

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666685

Displayable Act of Parliament...

Item #666685

January 01, 1758

ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1758  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for further explaining the laws touching the electors of knights of the Shire to serve in Parliament for that part of Great Britain called England."

A decorative document given the displayable title page.

Four pages, 11 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.... See More  

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672358

Battle of Fort Ticonderoga... Fort William Henry...

Item #672358
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Sept., 1758  The prime feature of this issue is the very nice & detailed article with a prefacing note: "The following Letter giving a particular Account of the unfortunate Battle at Ticonderoga may be depended upon as authentick."

What follows is the letter, datelined "Fort Wm. Henry, July 9, 1758", and the account takes two page... See More  

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649258

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649258
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, 1760's  A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price.  A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before the American Revolution.  All are complete in 8 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, & are in nice condition.

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649294

Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #649294
(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.

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672359

Map of Germany... The Mississippi River...

Item #672359
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1761  An article: "Thoughts on the Present Posture of Affairs" includes some discussion concerning America, and includes: "...Hence it is evident that as North America was the bone of contention, Great Britain must not be induced to part with any of her conquests on that continent; because that would be a means to renew the war...&... See More  

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649252

Pre-Stamp Act to just prior to the Revolutionary War...

Item #649252
THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.   

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666931

Thanks for repealing the Stamp Act, and more...

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August 05, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 5, 1766  Page 2 has a report from the New York General Assembly which notes the gratitude of New York, and resolved to erect an equestrian state of  the King for protecting: "...from the fury of a cruel, merciless and savage enemy; and lately from the utmost confusion and distress by the repeal of  the Stamp Act..." with more.

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675312

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

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August 16, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated April 26, 1757, Feb. 19, 1763, Aug. 16, 1766, Jan. 31, 1767, & June 13, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures ab... See More  

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675010

On the slave trade in the West Indies...

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October 04, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 4, 1766  The back page has a small report from West Florida on the French traders in Louisiana. Also from Senegal of "... there have been lately upwards of two hundred French trading ships on the coast of Africa; -- which was a principal cause of the price of slaves being so high, the Goree Merchants having contracted to supply the Spanish West Indi... See More  

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649299

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

Item #649299
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various ne... See More  

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667889

The colonists & merchants protest...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1769  Perhaps the most interesting article is headed: "American Grievances..." which first references "The Middlesex Petition", then leads to the concerns expressed by the Americas, listing eleven.

The list is followed by: "These, sir, form the principal grievances under which America labours; grievances so atrocious that t... See More  

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665006

The Virginia Governor dissolves the House of Burgesses...

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THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, July 10, 1769 (currently spelled Gloucester)  The front page under: "America" has very notable reports from Williamsburg, Virginia. It is prefaced with: "After his Excellency the Governor had dissolved the General Assembly, the late representatives of the people formed an association to consider off some measures to be taken for preserving the tr... See More  

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667842

Marriage of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette... Boston Massacre reference...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1770  The reverse of the title page is entirely taken up with "American Affairs" which includes a report that the freeholders of Boston have elected Sam Adams & John Hancock (among others) to represent them in the Assembly to be convened at Cambridge.

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675104

Capt. Cook explores the South Pacific...

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July 30, 1771

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 30, 1771  An inside page has an: "Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman on Board the Endeavour...", which includes in part: "We sailed in August, 1768 and after touching at several places, arrived at St. George's Land...great care was taken to cultivate a friendly correspondence with the natives..." with more, taking over a full colum... See More  

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667026

Trouble with the Creek Indians...

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November 26, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1772  An inside page has a small item from Charleston headed "America" noting: "...from the country of the Creeks inform us that those Indians are at present very turbulent, they have killed a Trader named Inman, beat & otherwise maltreated several other traders in their towns, and threaten to commit further outrages."

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667901

Ben Franklin... The "second" Boston Tea Party...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1774  Among the articles in this issue are: "...Address & Petition presented to the King...previous to his Majesty's signing the Bill for the better Government of Quebec" "Conjectures Concerning the Phenomenon of Saturn's Ring" "A Wonderful Improvement in the Art of Healing" "New Tour in the Midland Cou... See More  

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673248

Diagram of the fort at Bunker's Hill...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1775  A nice issue with much historic content from the beginning months of the Revolutionary War.

Perhaps the best content is the very nice half page illustration of the "Redoubt & Intrenchment on the Heights of Charles Town, Commonly called Bunker Hill, Opposite Boston, attacked & Carried by his Majesty's Troops, Jun... See More  

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