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Item #649303THE 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
May 22, 1699
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22, 1699
* New governor in Leeward Islands
* Caribbean Sea
Page 2 has a report noting: "His Majesty has been pleased to constitute Christopher Codrington Esq., Captain-General and Governor in Chief of His Majesty's Leeward Caribee islands in America, in the room of his father Colonel Cadrington deceased...".
Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 1/... See More
Item #649279THE 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
Item #649293(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE 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 image shown is just an exam... See More
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.
Item #649299THE 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 Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies.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
January 17, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 17, 1767
* 18th century London, England
Page 6 has most of a column with news headed: "America" with datelines from New York and Philadelphia.
Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.... See More
December 21, 1769
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Dec. 21, 1769
* Pre Revolutionary War tensions
* American colonies & England
Page 2 has a report from Williamsburg, Virginia, headed "America" which notes: "...informs us that they are in daily apprehension of an Indian war in consequence of the late murders committed on those people..." with a bit more. Also a report from Boston which inc... See More
Item #642836THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1783 Key articles include: "American Votes Respecting the Loyalists" (a report from Worcester, Massachusetts) and "American News", the latter giving some reports of a treaty between the United States and the chiefs of the Six Nations (see image for details).
Among additional articles noted in the table of contents are: "Pa... See More
October 28, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 28, 1783 Page 5 has a letter noting: "...trade of this port is at a very low ebb...nor do I expect it will revive until the States of America obtain a more settled government, which...seems to be at a very considerable distance...the state of Virginia...is under the control of a governor & council..." and more. Another small item has: "O... See More
February 08, 1794
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794
* Thomas Jefferson letters
* re. John Jay Treaty
The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is signed: Th. Jefferson.
Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the blank spine with a small piece missing, good condition.... See More
March 19, 1795
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 19, 1795
* Nice masthead engraving
* 18th century America
* Music store advertisement
Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, among the illustrated advertisements on the back page is a nice one for: "Callender's Music Shop" showing a flutist, with various te... See More
June 16, 1795
KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795 We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.
A fine issue of this ti... See More
January 28, 1796
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Jan. 28, 1796 Various news reports of the day including a page 3 item: "A Grand Victory Obtained by the Austrians and: "Ship Wreck" with much detail. Also a report of the death of Samuel Huntington, governor of Connecticut, with much detail on the funeral.
Four pages, good condition.
October 16, 1799
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 16, 1799 The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served again in the military during the Quasi War.
F... See More
Item #649304NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed. Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.
June 10, 1814
THE YANKEE, Boston, June 10, 1814
* Battle of Big Sandy Creek & more
Although the ftpg. has a dispatch headed: "Abdication Of Bonaparte", pages 2 and 3 have reports on the War of 1812 including: "Capture of 300 of the Enemy on Lake Ontario" "Further Particulars of the Affair at Sandy Creek" "Indian Massacre" "Latest From Halifax" &q... See More
December 23, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 23, 1815 Content includes : "A Proclamation" signed by the President: James Madison, requiring: "...all persons who have unlawfully taken possession of...public lands...to remove therefrom..." followed by a: "Naval Report" and then: "The Navy" taking nearly 4 pages, and the: "Naval Affairs" ta... See More
May 30, 1846
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 30, 1846
* Battle of Palo Alto
* 1st major battle
* Gen. Zachary Taylor
* Mexican-American War
Page 3 has some lengthy coverage of the Mexican War with reports headed: "Important from the Seat of War!" "The Mexicans Twice Routed" "With the Loss of Several Hundred Men!" "Return of Gen. Taylor to Fort Tayl... See More
March 05, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1847
* Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
* Mexican-Amercian War
There is some fine reporting on the progress of the Mexican War, as page 3 has: "Official News From The Army" "News From Mexico" which includes a lengthy & detailed letter from the "U.S. Squadron off Anton Lizardo" which has much on Santa... See More
November 15, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847
* Battle of Contreras & Churubusco
* Mexican War - Mexico
The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of the Mexican W... See More
Item #649284HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853 Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More
August 05, 1853
DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 5, 1853 Page 2 has a nice article: "Conventions At New York" which concerns the women's rights convention to be held there next month. Mention of Lucy Stone being an organizer, and then a list of many other women to be there including Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and many others.
Four pages, nice condition.
October 13, 1853
DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853
* Mormons attacked by Native Americans
Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing the Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be."... See More
November 01, 1854
NORWICH AURORA, Connecticut, Nov. 1, 1854
* Ward Massacre - Idaho
* Shoshone Indians
* Oregon Trail
Page 2 has a report headed: "Important From Oregon - The Indian Outrages on Boise River" which details the Ward Massacre. Much good details of this battle which happened near present-day Caldwell, Idaho.
Four pages, good condition.
wikipedia notes: One Indian tried to ta... See More
June 08, 1857
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1857 Page 3 has Mormon content headed: "Additional From Utah" which notes in part: "...in company with a large number of 'Gentiles' who found the Mormon country had become too hot to hold them any longer..." with some items on the travels of Brigham Young (see).
Four pages, nice condition. The folder s... See More
January 08, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 8, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "News From the South" "Dispatches from Europe to Jeff. Davis" "The Rebels Acknowledge the Federal Blockade Effective" "Peculation in the Rebel Army" "Naval Engagement Near Mobile" & more.
Twelve pages, light damp stain in a lower corner, minor wear at the ma... See More
May 24, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1862 The full front page is taken up with 5 prints concerning the: "Reoccupation of Norfolk by the Union Forces Under General Wool". Other prints inside include three full pages on: "The Expedition Against New Orleans" shows many, many ships assaulting various forts; a doublepage centerfold with 8 prints: "Scenes & Views at ... See More
June 20, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1862 Among the ftpg. first column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. McClellan's Army" ""Editorial Correspondence of the N.Y. Times "Probable Intentions of Gen. McClellan" "An Immediate Advance on Richmond Expected" "The Meaning of the Recent Rebel Raid on the Right" "Present Position of the Opposing Forc... See More
October 07, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1862
* Second Battle of Corinth
* Mississippi & Tennessee map
The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West" with a detailed & lengthy caption.
Among the front page war-related column heads are: "The Battle Of Corinth" "Great Victory By Rosecrans" "A Second Battle on... See More
November 08, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 8, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" 'The Army of the Potomac in Motion in a Snow Storm" "Our Forces in Possession of Warrenton" "Chester Gap Held by Stonewall Jackson's Command" "The Fight with Stuart's Cavalry on Wednesday" "36 Dead Left on the Field by the... See More
November 12, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12, 1862 Among the articles within are: "Rats Leaving a Sinking Ship" "Meanness of Abolitionism--How Soldiers are Treated Who Fight for Their Country" "Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" "Letter From Ex-President Buchanan" "War News of the Week"
Eight pages, nice condition.
Described as "The H... See More
Item #649300THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era A lot of ten issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.
April 15, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War are: "From Norfolk--Confederate Movements--Appearances of an Approaching Struggle... "Gen. Keyes's Proclamation--A Panic--Rebel Operations at Suffolk..." "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Another Warning to England" "The Reports of French Successes in Mexico" and m... See More
February 06, 1864
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 6, 1864
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Proclamation for more troops
As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
The front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Als... See More
March 04, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "News from Mobile, New Orleans and Brownsville, Texas" "General Sherman's Army Expected at Mobile" "The Latest News form Texas" "Gen. Kilpatrick's Expedition" "About 40 Miles of Track Destroyed" "Meade's Army" and much more.
Eight pages, v... See More
March 13, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. BUTLER'S DEPARTMENT" "An Expedition to King and Queen County, Va." "Vengeance Visited Upon the Murderers of Col. Dahlgren" "The Exchange of Prisoners Proceeding" "The War in Louisiana" and more.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
November 12, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1864
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Election among the troops
Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond" "the Soldiers' Vote in the Army of the James" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority 2,904" "SHENANDOAH" "Important Movement of the Rebel Forces" "Attempt to Flank Sheridan & In... See More
February 11, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 11, 1865 The front page has two prints: "150 Pound Armstrong Gun Captured at Fort Fisher" and "The Rebel Iron-Clad Fleet Forcing the Obstructions in James River". Other prints within include: "The United States Iron-Clad Battery 'Monadnock' " "Burning of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington" "Gene... See More
Item #649285THE O.C. DAILY, 1867 No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.
April 03, 1868
NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868
* President Andrew Johnson
* Reconstruction era impeachment trial
The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.
The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treas... See More
Item #649305SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869 A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.
Item #649311(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.
August 04, 1880
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 4, 1880
* Dr. Henry S. Tanner
* Fasting for better health experiment ?
* Clarendon Hall, New York City
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE SPUNKY SKELETON" "Dr. Tanner Persists in His Perilous Undertaking" "His Rebellious Stomach in an Impr... See More
July 06, 1881
THE BOSTON INVESTIGATOR, July 6, 1881 The top of the middle column on page 6 is headed: "A National Calamity!" followed by a nearly half column article on the assassination of President James Garfield. One of the more subdued reports of this notable report we have seen.
Six pages, archivally repaired at the spine margins where there was some loss (no text loss), good conditi... See More
January 27, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Jan. 27, 1883 The top of pg. 5 has column heads: "Chronicles Of Crime" "The Case of Dick Liddle [Liddil], the Train Robber, in Court" "...Blood-Thirsty Women--Frank James' Custodian--Drugged to Death...". Page 2 has: "Gallow's Scenes" plus there are many other crime-related articles.
Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More
April 15, 1906
THE MAGNET, Brooklyn, New York, Easter, 1906
* Rare miniature size publication
This is the vol. 1 #7 issue of a quite rare title not listed in Union List of Serials or Union List of Newspapers. A small-size, amateurish newspaper which noted inside in an earlier issue: "The 'Magnet' publishes interesting stories, poems, jokes, notes of school & society...is published ev... See More
Item #646999THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913 As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".
The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.
Complete in 1... See More
May 09, 1927
KANSAS CITY JOURNAL-POST, Missouri, May 9, 1927.
* Aviator Charles Nungesser
* Transatlantic airplane flight try
* Just before Charles Lindbergh
The front page has one column headlines: "OCEAN FLIERS BELIEVED HALF WAY ACROSS" "Nungesser and Coli, Attempting Nonstop Flight From Paris To New York, Carry No Wireless" "Flying In Face Of Storm" and more. (see) 1st ... See More
July 20, 1938
THE EL PASO TIMES, Texas, July 20, 1938
* Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan famous flight
* New York to Ireland - Unintentional ?
The top of the front page features a photo headed: "Corrigan Is Welcomed To Ireland" with a caption that includes in part: "...greeted by a Baldonnel Airport official...upon completion of his surprise flight to Ireland from New York."... See More
November 11, 1942
LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Nov. 11, 1942
* All of France under German control
* World War II - WWII
* Adolph Hitler - Nazis
A large & bold banner headline announces: "NAZIS SEIZE ALL FRANCE" with a subhead: "Unoccupied Area Invaded; Yanks Storm Casablanca" and "Petain Protests Move by Hitler".
The complete first section with 16 pages, minor wear at t... See More
December 20, 1948
NEW YORK POST, December 20, 1948
* Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals
* NFL football championship title game
* "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park
* 1st ever televised NFL title game
The sport's section (page 58) has a two column heading: "Grid Eagles Fly High--It Wasn't in the Cards To Win NFL Crown" (see) First report coverage on the NFL football champion... See More
June 03, 1953
DAILY SKETCH, London, "Coronation Souvenir", June 3, 1953
* Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
A tabloid-size newspaper with the full ftpg. takenup with a photo of the just coronated Queen Elizabeth with Prince Philip, and: "Happy And Glorious!"
As would be imagined a great wealth of text & photos on the coronation inside including a doublepage centerfold of the ... See More
January 17, 1991
THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991 The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.
This newspaper announces the beginning of the war o... See More
September 07, 1995
THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995 A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.
The issue is believed to be complete in multiple section... See More
September 09, 1998
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998 See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.
September 21, 1998
THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998 This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripken Ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of the best fans in the wor... See More
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