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120034

From the oldest continuously published English language newspaper in the world...

Item #120034
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1708 - 1711  We will select a nice, genuine issue from this early period of the 18th century.

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.

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$22.00
683414

Over 300 years old...

Item #683414

June 10, 1718

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  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

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$25.00
120436

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper in the world...

Item #120436
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dates ranging from 1726 to 1730. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still being published today. Reporting is almost entirely concerned with Parliamentary items and European news with some advertisements near the back of the issue.

The photo below is "generic" however the issue you will receive, datin... See More  

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$18.00
643202

Early reports from Charleston, South Carolina...

Item #643202
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1742



* 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).



Among other items in th... See More  

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608064

Duties on beer, ale, spirits...

Item #608064
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, January, 1744  Over 19 pages at the beginning of the issue are taken up with reports on events in Parliament under the guise of: "Proceedings & Debates in the Senate of Lilliput" as direct reporting on Parliamentary events was prohibited.

Among other items found in this issue is a full page chart of: "Duties Paid on Spirit
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607476

Study of the earth... much on comets...

Item #607476
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1744 (this is an incomplete issue, missing pages 197-200.)  Among the various articles found in this issue as noted in the table of contents are: "Virtues of Tar Water against the Smallpox, Ulceration of the bowels, Consumptive Cough..." "Mr. Yate's new Theory of the Earth Continued" "An Account of Comets" "
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650694

A "newspaper" for commoners...

Item #650694

February 28, 1754

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  

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650314

Relating to the French & Indian War...

Item #650314
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1754  Included within is an article: "New Invented Sea-gage Described" which includes a half page illustration (see). Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news of the day including some items under the heading "America". they include report relating to the French & Indian War such as: &quo... See More  

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$15.50
121100

Interesting title from 1755...

Item #121100
THE CONNOISSEUR, London, 1755  See the photo for an example of this title from our archives. An uncommon and early title "By Mr. Town, Critic & Censor General" as noted in the masthead, done in editorial format.

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  

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120924

From the "mother country" over 260 years ago...

Item #120924

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. 

Please note the image is representat

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676688

French & Indian War...

Item #676688
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1759 There is a lengthy article titled: "Instructions by Major General Wolfe in Case of an Invasion" which has much detail. The "Historical Chronicle" also has several reports concerning the French & Indian War.

Other articles in the issue noted in the table of contents include:

"An Accurate Description of the... See More  

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120029

One of the more popular & successful newspapers of the day...

Item #120029
LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1762  We will select a nice issue from this early year.  This genuine newspaper has 8 pages and measures about 8 by 11 inches. It is filled with various news of the day, mostly European, with various ads as well. A few years earlier it was one of the best sources for reporting the French & Indian War, and in another dozen years it would provide extensive co... See More  

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120047

From the year of the hated Stamp Act...

Item #120047
LONDON CHRONICLE, 1765  We will select an issue from this historic year of the Stamp Act.

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.

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633380

Pre Revolutionary War...

Item #633380

July 10, 1766

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.

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121059

From the year after the Stamp Act was repealed...

Item #121059
THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE; OR, THE BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1767  Nice engraving in the masthead makes this a displayable issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, from not long before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be of this specific date but will be from 1767.

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650311

Bostonians complain...

Item #650311
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1767  Among the articles within are: "Observations on the American Locust" which takes nearly two pages and includes three illustrations of them (see); "Journey to the Written Mountains" includes a foldout plate showing the inscriptions there, near the Red Sea (see), measuring 8 by 10 1/2 inches; "Acts for the Preservation... See More  

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$22.00
121048

The publisher was jailed for what he printed...

Item #121048
THE NORTH BRITON, London, 1770  This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.

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  

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587047
Item #587047

July 10, 1770

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.

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597350

Boundary dispute with the Cherokees...

Item #597350

December 25, 1770

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.

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208452
Item #208452
THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL: OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, 1771  One of the less common London newspapers from this period, with a nice engraving in the masthead. A good amount of news of the day throughout the four pages & with some advertisements included as well. Folio size, generally in nice condition.

The photo is "generic" but the issue you receive will have the same look an... See More  

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$21.00
121036

From just before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War...

Item #121036
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, England, 1772  A nice four page newspaper, which as the name would suggest, is mostly taken up with advertisements, offering an interesting glimpse into life from just before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Some news items on the front page as well.

Folio-size, four page, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get wil... See More  

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208450

Includes a partial red ink-stamp on the front page...

Item #208450
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1772 (inc. ftpg partial red ink stamp).  As the title might suggest the emphasis was on advertisements with a tremendous number found within this complete, four page issue. There is some current news on the front page from this interesting period just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in America. Folio-size, partial red-inked tax stamp on t... See More  

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587049

News from Albany...

Item #587049

August 19, 1772

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.

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$17.00
600928

Just before the Revolutionary War...

Item #600928

December 14, 1772

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.

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587050

1773 Edinburgh, Scotland....

Item #587050

March 31, 1773

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.

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650109

More on the American situation...

Item #650109

December 02, 1775

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  

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$16.50
650160

Naval events in the Revolutionary War... Reference to the surrender at Saratoga...

Item #650160

January 01, 1778

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  

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650215

The British make a desperate attempt to reach a peaceful settlement in the war...

Item #650215

December 01, 1778

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  

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121043

Dislayable newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #121043
THE LONDON COURANT AND WESTMINSTER CHRONICLE, London, 1780  Two engravings in the masthead make this a decorative newspaper. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. From the Revolutionary War era, but I don't notice any America-related content.

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  

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650618

Early on Japan... Washington honored by the French...

Item #650618

September 01, 1780

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  

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650131

Details of being confined in the Bastille, 6 years before the French Revolution....

Item #650131

July 15, 1783

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  

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650137

All happy in Portugal that a treaty with America has been finalized...

Item #650137

July 29, 1783

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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650328

Concerns for political troubles in creating a new government...

Item #650328
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1784 

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  

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208447
Item #208447
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1785  A nice 18th century Scottish newspaper with the entire front page taken up with ads, with various news of the day on the inside pages. Some of the ads have illustrations as well. Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition. The photo shown below is "... See More  

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538188

Edinburgh Scotland in 1785....

Item #538188
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1784-1786  A nice 18th century Scottish newspaper with the entire front page taken up with ads, with various news of the day on the inside pages. Some of the ads have illustrations as well.

  Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition.

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121044

From Scotland...

Item #121044
THE LOUNGER, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1786  Basically an editorial-style newspaper of four pages, without any current news of the day. We rarely find 18th century periodicals from Scotland.

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  

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208488
Item #208488
THE MORNING HERALD, London, 1788 A nice, folio-size newspaper of 4 page with the ftpg. taken up with ads and various news of the day on the inside page, including Parliamentary reports. Includes a partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page or page 3. Some minor ink staining, generally quite nice.

The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive will have a similar look and will b... See More  

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537802
Item #537802
THE MORNING HERALD, London, 1788  An uncommon title with a partial red-ink stamp. A nice, folio-size newspaper of 4 page with the front page taken up with ads and various news of the day on the inside page, including Parliamentary reports.

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  

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208424

18th century Scottish newspaper...

Item #208424
THE CALEDONIAN MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1791 A nice newspapers from the late 1700's carrying various news of the day and a wealth of ads. The entire front page is taken up with ads, a few of which are illustrated. Nice engraving in the middle of the masthead showing the "mercury" figure. Folio size, complete in 4 pages, some scattered browning or foxing, generally in good condit... See More  

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208937

Item #208937
THE WORLD, London, 1791 A nice folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with a wealth of ads on the front page and much news of the day on the inside, obviously most focusing on British concerns & politics but other European items as well. Some wear at the margins otherwise rather nice, with an intricate star-shaped engraving in the masthead. The photo below is "generic" but the issue you receive will ... See More  

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629190
Item #629190
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1791  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes one of the two plates called for.

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  

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207653
Item #207653
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1792 A very nice full folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with the entire front page taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 have various news of the day with the back page having mostly ads. The front page includes a nice, partial red-inked tax stamp. Very nice condition.

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$20.00
208968
Item #208968
THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, 1792  A nice "typical" folio-size newspaper of 4 pages from the 18th century. There is a wealth of news of the day on the front page and inside pages with some ads scattered throughout as well. Some wear at the margins, various light browning & mild wear, generally good. The photo below is "generic" however the issue you receive will h... See More  

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$18.00
596892

18th century London...

Item #596892

January 11, 1792

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.

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221088

Print of Malling Abbey...

Item #221088
Gentleman's Magazine, London,  June 1792.  (print only)  This is a single-page engraving of: "Malling Abbey" originally inserted in the June, 1792 issue of this popular magazine. Measures is 5 by 7 1/4 inches and the overall matted size is 9 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches. The matt color is a medium shade of green/grey.

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120677

World's oldest continuously published England language newspaper...

Item #120677
 THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1793. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665. This issue is over 220 years old.

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.

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208091
Item #208091
THE ORACLE, London, England, 1793 A folio-size issue of 4 pages filled with news of the day & a wide variety of ads, and incorporating an interesting & ornate engraving in the masthead. A portion of a tax stamp remains on the front page. Nice condition. The photo is generic & the date you receive will be slightlly different although from 1793.

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221031

Louis XVI print...

Item #221031

February 01, 1793

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.

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650591

On the coronation of King Louis XVI...

Item #650591

April 13, 1793

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  

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$24.00
592640

Piracy...

Item #592640

October 17, 1793

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.

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