Catalog 306 - released for May, 2021...

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661817

Four century set of the London Gazette...

Item #661817

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. The 4 issue collection comes in a custom-made 4 s... See More  

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$240.00
673728

Interesting title from the 17th century...

Item #673728

January 03, 1679

THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Jan. 3, 1678/9  (double-dated depending on which calendar was used). An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" of the same date.

Complete in 8 pages, 5 3/4 by 7 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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$59.00
673500

A very rare 17th century title...

Item #673500

June 25, 1689

A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, June 25, (1689)  The year is noted in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1, 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 the fro... See More  

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$160.00
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
670169

Interesting question, with a related illustration...

Item #670169

December 10, 1695

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Dec. 10, 1695  A fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England.

This newspaper was done in question/answer format. The first one is a curious one and comes with an illustration (rarely found) of the writer's "nativity": "...advise me in these few things; first whether it be allotted me to h
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$48.00
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
666141

King of England angered that the King of France considers him the "pretended" king...

Item #666141

September 22, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 22, 1701  Acknowledging the recent death of King James II (in Paris on Sept. 16), page 2 has  report from "Loo" in England: "His Majesty being informed that the French King has, upon the death of the late King James, declared the pretended  Prince of Wales King of England, Scotland, and Ireland; his Majesty has though fit to send ord... See More  

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$67.00
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
666817

First session of Parliament on the union of England and Scotland...

Item #666817

October 27, 1707

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, October 23-27, 1707  A very historic issue as the front page reports on the very first session of Parliament of the newly-created Parliament of Great Britain which occurred on October 23. The union of England and Scotland was official several months previous by the ratification of the Acts of Union involving both England and Scotland.

The ftpg. reports from Westm... See More  

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$248.00
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
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
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
673504

This title lasted less than seven months...

Item #673504

July 01, 1713

THE GUARDIAN, London, July 1, 1713  A very short-lived newspaper lasting less than seven months, notable for its publisher Richard Steele with contributions from Joseph Addison, Alexander Pope & others. Steele and Addison had previously collaborated on the "Tatler" and "The Spectator", issues of both we have offered for purchase.

Single sheet, 6 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches, ... See More  

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$33.00
673498

Just before being "turn'd off'"...

Item #673498

September 20, 1716

THE POST BOY, London, Sept. 20, 1716  The front page reports of the battling between Ottoman - Venetian War where heavy loss had occurred and request for a truce for a few hours in order to bury the dead was denied. The last two assaults were made by hiding nails and iron spikes in the sand between the planks leading up to the Bridge of Communications which lamed their horses and then firing ... See More  

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$52.00
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
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
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
673497

World's first daily newspaper...

Item #673497

January 22, 1726

THE DAILY COURANT, London, Jan. 22, 1726  This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such. It began in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with half of the back page taken up with advertisements.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 8 1/2 by 14 1/4 inc... See More  

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$135.00
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
673457

Uncommon title from 1730...

Item #673457
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, December, 1730  This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King George II, 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 Mili... See More  

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667384

Witchcraft in New Jersey... First issue of this title...

Item #667384
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1731  A quite rare issue as this is the volume one, number one issue--the very first issue of this magazine, and the very first publication to use the word "magazine" in the title.

This issue contains a wide variety of content including literary items, Parliamentary affairs, news reports, various essays, and other tidbits. But perhaps ... See More  

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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
670292

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

Item #670292

January 29, 1732

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, Jan. 29, 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, 10 1/4... See More  

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$69.00
674777

From Charleston, with Oglethorpe mention...

Item #674777
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1740  Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Remarks on the Woolen Trade" "Article of the Treaty of Utrecht Relating thereto" "The State of the Press & Hardships of Printers" "Debates in the Senate of Great Lilliput Continued" "His Majesty's Speech equal to a Message"&nbs... See More  

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671802

From Charleston, with Oglethorpe mention...

Item #671802
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1740  Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Remarks on the Woolen Trade" "Article of the Treaty of Utrecht Relating thereto" "The State of the Press & Hardships of Printers" "Debates in the Senate of Great Lilliput Continued" "His Majesty's Speech equal to a Message"&nbs... See More  

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657557

The Jacobites in effigy...

Item #657557

October 29, 1746

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 20, 1746  The ftpg. begins with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION".

Page 3 has a letter from Linlithgow, Scotland, beginning: "Such is the rage of the Jacobite Part in this place, against all those who have shewn any regard for the government during the Rebellion, or made any appearance against the Rebels..." with more concerning thei... See More  

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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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672375

With American content...

Item #672375
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1750  Among the articles within: "Whence Differences in the same Climate--Sea Lions" includes two illustrations of sea lions.  Another article is titled: "Of the Crocodile" followed by: "Flourishing Settlement in Nova Scotia--Plants There" which is accompanied by a full page plate of various plants: &qu
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673834

A "newspaper" for commoners...

Item #673834

December 25, 1754

THE CONNOISSEUR "By Mr. Town [pseud.], Critic, and Censor-General", London, Dec. 25, 1755  A weekly paper which lasted about 2 1/2 years as a "commoner's" counterpart to "The World" (which we sell as well), a periodical of about the same time which dealt more with the interests of aristocrats.

James Boswell says in his "Life of Johnson", "...I... See More  

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668853

Relating to the French & Indian War...

Item #668853

March 17, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 17, 1757  The front page hs a somewhat brief report headed: "America" being a letter from Pennsylvania: "Matters at present are pretty quiet on our borders...cannot see  those vigorous preparations going forward...deputies are going to England from both sides..." and more.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, red tax stamp, very n... 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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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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672353

Siege of Quebec, French & Indian War...

Item #672353
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1760  A feature of this issue is the "French Account of the Raising the Siege of Quebec" which takes over half a page.

There is also: "A Description of a Water Mill of a New Construction..." for grinding sugar cane in Jamaica, which includes a full page plate, still present.

Among other articles are: "Political Remarks on th... 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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673503

Celebrating the repeal of the Stamp Act...

Item #673503

June 12, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 12, 1766  Page 2 has a report on the "Ascot Races", one of the more renowned horse races in the world. Another report is on the East India Company which talks in part about the tea trade. The back page has a note that: "A letter from New York...says that a solemn thanksgiving had been appointed to be held throughout the whole province on acco... See More  

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666934

Celebrating the repeal of the Stamp Act...

Item #666934

July 24, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1766  The back page has a letter from Charleston which includes: "This day being set apart for publick rejoicings on account of the repeal of the Stamp Act, the dawn was ushered in with the ringing of bells...At noon the Independent Company belonging to Castle William mustered & discharged the cannon..." and numerous toasts were given, fol... See More  

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673852

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...

Item #673852

August 21, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 4, 1757, Jan. 27, 1763, Aug. 21, 1766, April 2, 1767, & Nov. 3, 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 about... 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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667814

Trouble in America... Patagonia...

Item #667814
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1767  The first article is: "An Epitome of all the Accounts that have hitherto been Published Concerning a Race of People of a Gigantic Stature...the Eastern Coast of South America..." being  the Patagonians, and taking over four pages. It is accompanied by a nice full page print of them, captioned: "A Sailor Giving a Patagonian W... See More  

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673642

Ben Franklin urges moderation by England...

Item #673642

December 05, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 5, 1768  The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

An inside part report includes a letter from Boston mentioning: "And now give me leave to ask what our mother country intends to do with us with regard to our public affairs? Is she determined to ruin us? In doing that they mu... See More  

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665002

Capture of a ship which broke the revenue acts...

Item #665002
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Feb. 6, 1769 (currently spelled Gloucester)  The front page has a report from Charleston with a report of the capture of a merchant ship: "...employed in an illicit trade...on pretense of their having broken some of the late revenue acts..." and a bit more.

Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side, full re... See More  

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667029

News from America...

Item #667029

September 01, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 1, 1772  Page 2 has 2 reports under "America" with Charleston and Philadelphia datelines. Also a letter from Boston which begins: "We carry as very hostile appearance in this part of America. We are preparing for an expedition but to what quarter of the world is uncertain..." with a bit more.

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice cond... See More  

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670473

General Gage clamps down on the "traitorous" colonists...

Item #670473

August 01, 1774

THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, August, 1774  Formatted much like the 'Gentleman's Magazine" but a much less common title.

A full page report headed: "America" begins by telling of the fortitude of the American people. In a report from Boston is: "Most of the stores on the Long Wharf are not shut up; hundreds of the poor are out of employ, and many who li... See More  

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672466

John Hancock... Early reports on the Revolutionary War...

Item #672466
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1775  The first several pages contain a nice account of Parliamentary discussion concerning the troubles in America, a portion including: "...the rebellious war now levied is become more general, & is manifestly carried on for the purpose of establishing an independent empire. I need not dwell upon the fatal effects of the success of such
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673544

The premiere issue of the war: the Declaration of Independence…

Item #673544

August 17, 1776

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, August 17, 1776  Certainly the overriding significance of this issue is the complete printing of arguably the most important document in American history, headed: "In Congress, July 4, 1776. A Declaration by the Representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress Assembled" which begins with the famous line: "When in the course of... See More  

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649259

Revolutionary War era lot... 2nd-rate and damaged...

Item #649259
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date in 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War.  The lot is a blend of 2nd-rate and somewhat damaged issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life during... See More  

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