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This is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today. This newspaper has various news of the day, mostly European, but several advertisements as well. Nice condition.
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 10, 1718 This single sheet newspaper is over 300 years old. It contains various news from London and other parts of Europe. Some advertisements on the back page as well.
This title is the world's oldest continuously published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still in existence today.
Complete as a single sheet, 7 by 11 3/4 inches... See More
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* 18th century British magazine
* early reports (2) from Charleston, South Carolina
There is a full page of text on an: "Extract of a Letter from Mr. John Smith on board the Success Frigate...dated at Charles-Town [Charleston] in S. Carolina" with some good reading (see photos for portions).
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Among other items found in this issue is a full page chart of: "Duties Paid on Spirit
THE CONNOISSEUR "By Mr. Town [pseud.], Critic, and Censor-General", London, Feb. 28, 1754 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
Six pages, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1755 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 1... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, 1758 This 8 page newspaper is over 260 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe with some interesting advertisements as well.
A complete newspaper measuring 7 by 11 1/2 inches and in nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper which is less common than the London Gazette.
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Other articles in the issue noted in the table of contents include:
"An Accurate Description of the... See More
This was one of the more popular & successful newspapers of the day, publishing through the Revolutionary War and well into the 19th century. Eight pages, nice condition, measuring about 8 by 11 inches.
THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, July 10, 1766 Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.
Complete in eight pages measuring 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, in nice condition, with a partial red ink tax stamp.
Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be of this specific date but will be from 1767.
Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most famous issue of the paper. It criticized a royal speech in which King George III praised the Treaty of Paris ending the Seven Years' War. Wilkes was charged with libel (accu... See More
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, July 10, 1770 An inside page has a: "Extract of a Letter from Connecticut" concerning a vagrant in Danbury (see). Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 25, 1770
* Cherokee Indians
Page 2 has a short item headed "America" with a Charleston dateline concerning a meeting with Indians over a border dispute.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, great condition.
The photo is "generic" but the issue you receive will have the same look an... See More
Folio-size, four page, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get wil... See More
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 19, 1772 Page 2 has a piece headed: "America" from Albany with a story of a brave rescue of a child from falling overboard from a ship (see).
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Dec. 14, 1772 True to its name this newspaper is almost entirely filled with advertisements save for a column of news on the front page.
Four pages, folio size, slightly close-trimmed at the bottom of pages 1 & 2, very nice condition.
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 31, 1773 Page 2 has a section headed: "America" with a New York dateline, concerning a naval encounter with Indians (see).
Four pages, light dirtiness to the ftpg., folio size, nice condition.
APPENDIX TO THE LONDON MAGAZINE, MDCCLXXV (1775), England. This is the supplemental issue of 30 pages done at the end of the year with a carryover of reports including "Debates Of A Political Society" which essentially is discussion in Parliament. This takes half of the issue and much of it relates to the situation in America and debates: "On the American Restraining Bill"... See More
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1778 Over 2 pages are taken up with a: "Dialogue Between an Englishman and an American Descendant from English Ancestors" (see for portions). Over 2 pages near the back has: "American Affairs" which includes a report from Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Howe on the state of the navy in American waters, written from on board his ship... See More
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, December, 1778 Over 3 pages are taken up with a: "Manifesto and Proclamation by His Majesty's American Commissioners" being a seemingly last ditch effort to come to some agreement for a peace with the American colonies. One bit notes: "...we again declare that we are ready to concur in all satisfactory & just arrangements for securin... See More
Folio-size, 4 pages, red-inked tax stamp, irregular & partially loose at the spine, otherwise in rather nice condition. Note that the ph... See More
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1780 A early article on Japan with: "Curious Account of the Inhabitants of the Empire of Japan, Their Government, Manners, & Customers..." which takes 3 1/2 pages.
Near the back is: "American Affairs" taking nearly a full page, mostly on naval events in the Caribbean, but it also includes a report from Hartford noting Wa... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 15, 1783
* Bastille - fortress in Paris, France
Page 7 has an: "Extract from Memoirs of the Bastile", the famous Paris fortress that was used as a prison for political dissidents by the royals of France. Its storming in 1789 was the catalyst of the French Revolution.
The article has interesting details including: "...when a fresh victim is ... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 29, 1783 Page 4 has a report: "...from Lisbon says, that a treaty of commerce and amity is near being concluded on between that Court & the United States of America, which has given great joy to the people in general there, and look upon it a a very happy event as they expect great advantages will arise by trading with the Americans."
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Among the articles are: "Ancient Customs Elucidated--The Feast of Yule" "History of the Race of Gypsies Further Illustrated" which takes nearly 3 pages; "An Account of the Experiments Made by the Aerostatic Machine of M.M. Montgolfier" the famous balloonist (see); and more.
There is over half a page on the Q... See More
Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition.
Four pages, measuring 8 by 13 inches, very nice condition.
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 f... See More
The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive will have a similar look and will b... See More
Includes a partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page or page 3. Some minor ink staining, generally quite nice. The photo below is "generic" ... See More
Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.
This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.... See More
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 11, 1792 Page 2 has: "Treaty of Westphalia". The content within is almost entirely European. A red tax stamp on page 3, very nice condition.
Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.
A complete newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches and is in great condition.
Monthly Register, London, February 1793. (print only)
The is a single-page print of Louis XVI. The print size is approximately 4.5 x 5.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 10 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.
MASSACHUSETTS MERCURY, Boston, April 13, 1793 Most of the ftpg is a recollection of the: "Ceremony of Consecrating & Crowning the Late King of France" in 1775, given that he was beheaded recently. The prefacing note begins: "The transition from the throne to the scaffold has been short..." with some details in the following issue.
Four pages, 8 3/4 by 10 12 inches, a... See More
THE STAR, London, Oct. 17, 1793 The top of page 2 has a report headed: "American States" which tells of charges of piracy leveled against three men (see). Four pages, nice red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.