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Major General Alexander Hamilton...


October 16, 1799

Item #666775    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 re...

Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #649292    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to ...
$120.00

Broadside "Extra" from Baltimore...


October 15, 1798

Item #668479    FEDERAL GAZETTE, EXTRA, Oct. 15, 1798  * Rare broadside extra Although there were issues of this title in Phila., Boston & Baltimore, this is from Baltimore as the other two did not exist as ...
$140.00

First of this scarce title we have offered...


October 05, 1798

Item #668504    COUNTRY PORCUPINE, Philadelphia, Oct. 4 & 5 (a single issue), 1798   * Rare 18th century American publication This was a tri-weekly edition of the 'Porcupine's Gazette' estab...
$167.00

Beauty of the frigate Constitution... Letters from President John Adams...


July 10, 1798

Item #668909    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 10, 1798  * USS Constitution - 1st year of service * Captain Samuel Nicholson Page 2 has a letter to the militia of Morris County, New Jer...

Washington nominated to be Commander-in-Chief...


July 05, 1798

Item #668908    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 5, 1798  * President George Washington * Commander-in-Chief again ? Page 3 begins with a notable report: "How transporting the fact! ...

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #649216    (5)AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ...
$120.00

A rare Philadelphia title from 1797...


April 07, 1797

Item #668476    GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1797  A quite rare title which lasted just one year from Sept. 16, 1796 till Sept. 12, 1797. Actually the continuation of the "Independent Gaz...
$110.00

Only lasted for six issues...

Item #670206    THE LITERARY MUSEUM OR MONTHLY MAGAZINE, West Chester, Pennsylvania, April, 1797  This was a short-lived magazine, existing only from January thru June, 1797. Among the articles is a very nice: "Des...

Washington gives thanks for the best wishes in his retirement...


February 18, 1797

Item #668478    THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1797  * President George Washington * End of his illustrious career Page 2 has two letters, each signed in type by the soon to be retired President: Go. Wa...

Compliments to George Washington...


February 08, 1797

Item #669091    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 8, 1797  Pages 2 & 3 contains a statement of gratitude from the legislature of South Carolina to the merits of George Washington. Four pages,...

A rare Philadelphia title from 1796...


December 20, 1796

Item #668739    GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Dec. 20, 1796  A quite rare title which lasted just one year from Sept. 16, 1796 till Sept. 12, 1797. Actually the continuation of the "Independent Gaz...
$244.00

Two letters signed by George Washington...


November 16, 1796

Item #669558    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 16, 1796  * President George Washington * John Jay letters Page 2 contains two letters, each signed in type by the President: G. Washin...

A hereditary presidency? Selling land in the Northwest territory...


November 02, 1796

Item #669557   
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 2, 1796  The back page contains an article which begins: "John Adams has said...that as Mr. Washington had no children, the Presidency
...

Tennessee to become a state in the Union...


April 20, 1796

Item #665495    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 20, 1796  * Tennessee statehood An item on pg. 2 headed: "Tenesee [sic]" noting: "...relative to the territory south of the Ohio reported that tha...

Letter from John Jay...


April 16, 1796

Item #668609    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York April 16, 1796  Page 2 has a lengthy letter concerning "the university" in New York, signed by its Chancellor and New York governor: John Jay. Fo...

Washington defends his Jay Treaty...


April 02, 1796

Item #668606    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 2, 1796  * George Washington letter * re. John Jay's Treaty Page 3 has over a column taken up with a letter from the President to the ...

Details on a ship wreck... Death of a governor...


January 28, 1796

Item #668457    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 muc...

Washington responds to the Senate's address on his state-of-the-union speech...


December 23, 1795

Item #669085    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 23, 1795  Page 2 has the Address of the Senate to the President, focused on his recent state-of-the-union address. It is followed  by: &qu...

Sam Adams issues a Proclamation...


June 29, 1795

Item #660398    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 29, 1795  * Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams Page 2 has a "Proclamation" signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very han...

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...


June 16, 1795

Item #649281    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 detaile...

Constitution's keel is laid...


May 20, 1795

Item #665935    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 20, 1795  * USS Constitution construction begins * Laying of the keel - United States Navy A page 3 report under "Federal Frigate" reports the beginnin...
$133.00

Reports on the Indians...


April 22, 1795

Item #659397    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 22, 1795  * Uncommon title * Native Americans Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" prefaced with: "We are informed that a ...

A displayable title... Neat music shop advertisement...


March 19, 1795

Item #666808    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, March 19, 1795  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America * Music store advertisement Beyond having one of the more decorative...

Sam Adams' state-of-the state address...


January 21, 1795

Item #669062    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 21, 1795  * Governor Samuel Adams * State of the Union Address Page 3 has over a full column taken up with what appears to be the g...

Henry Knox formally resigns as Secretary of War...


January 03, 1795

Item #660468    AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 3, 1795  * Henry Knox resignation * U.S. Secretary of War * George Washington Page 3 has  report noting: "On Wednesday General Henry K...
$169.00

On building the first frigates for the United States Navy...


July 24, 1794

Item #669027    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 24, 1794 * re. United States Navy creation * Construction of the frigates begins * USS Constitution, Constellation & U.S. A very ornat...

Seeking bids for timber to build the founding frigates of the U.S. Navy...


May 09, 1794

Item #664956    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 9, 1794  * re. United States Navy creation * Construction of the frigates to begin * USS Constitution, Constellation & U.S. Shortly before ...

Washington's letter to Congress...


April 28, 1794

Item #660419    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 28, 1794  * President George Washington Page 2 contains a letter from the President to Congress concerning a letter from the British ambassador ...

Washington signs an Act relating to the United States Mint...


March 19, 1794

Item #669213    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 19, 1794  The front page begins with: "An Act in Alternation of the Act Establishing a Mint and Regulating the  Coins of the United States, signed in script type...

Thomas Jefferson responds concerning the Jay Treaty...


February 08, 1794

Item #666489    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,...

The Hatteras Shoals...

Item #667735    THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, August, 1793  (note: the "July" at the top of page 1 is a printer's error) Included with this issue is the full page plate called for, titled: "Maria ...

A damaged American lot from the 1700's...

Item #669581    18th CENTURY LOT - a group of 9 American newspapers comprised the the Massachusetts Spy of 1797 (4 issues) and the Independent Chronicle, 1795 (5 issues). All have damage.

Dunlap & Claypoole's...


November 30, 1792

Item #660480    DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1792  * Runaway slave ads The front page is filled with ads including 23 illustrated ship ads. A few more inside as ...

First issue of the first woman's magazine in America...


June 01, 1792

Item #667214    THE LADIES MAGAZINE, (Philadelphia), June, 1792  A rare publication which existed for just 12 issues from June, 1792 to May, 1793. This is the very first issue of the first woman's magazine in the Unit...
$196.00

Plan to create a nobility for the United States...

Item #646172    THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1792  This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The M...

"Report" signed in type by Thomas Jefferson...


January 21, 1792

Item #664817    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 21, 1792 * Thomas Jefferson before presidency Beginning on the ftpg. and concluding on page 2 is a very lengthy "Report" from the Secretary of State, signed ...

Timely report of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...


December 01, 1791

Item #666708    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791  * Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report) * Musical composer - Classical music era original Presented inconspicuously among other death ...
$355.00

Thomas Jefferson... Indian troubles on the frontier...


March 17, 1791

Item #670749    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 17, 1791  * Nice 18th century American publication Beginning on the ftpg. & take part of page 2 is the continued: "Report o...

Buying the land at West Point for the Military Academy... Deciding on the seat of government...


June 30, 1790

Item #668890   
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 30, 1790  * West Point Military Academy land bought * Seat of Government decision Part of page 1 & half of pg. 2 are taken up with a con
...
$137.00

Four documents signed in type by John Hancock...


February 18, 1790

Item #659426    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 18, 1790  * John Hancock signed in type Most of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings...

At a lesser price... from Boston...

Item #649301    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, a lot of six 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in 18t...

North Carolina ratifies the Constitution... Albany described...

Item #652834    THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1789  * United States Constitution * North Carolina ratification * Albany, New York The issue begins with a full page: "Description of the...
$118.00

Very first Act of Congress... An ad for the "President's household"...


June 06, 1789

Item #668791    THE NEW YORK PACKET, June 6, 1789  * 1st United States Congress - very first act of Congress * Ad - Samuel Fraunces is the steward of the 1st President's (George & Martha Washington's) H...
$665.00

Land to be given to Revolutionary War veterans...


October 26, 1786

Item #668477    THE NEW-HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, New Haven, Oct. 26, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  A weekly title that lasted for about three years, from February of 1786 to June of 1789. Inside ha...

Before our government was created...


May 03, 1786

Item #670181    THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 3, 1786  * 18th century original An issue from 3 years before the formal establishment of the new federal government in 1789. In addition to editorial an...

Decorative masthead... late 1700's...

Item #649227   
THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, 1784  See the photo for the very nice & ornate lettering in the masthead, making this a displayable issue. This is a folio size newspaper of 4 pages which was never
...

Suspected Loyalists is hanged, after the war...


October 28, 1783

Item #651229    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...

Great wealth of American content...


October 16, 1783

Item #651224    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 16, 1783  * Closing events of the Revolutionary War Page 2 has a letter which includes: "...from America the violence of party-rage appears every day stro...

News from America...

Item #642836    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1783  Key articles include: "American Votes Respecting the Loyalists" (a report from Worcester, Massachusetts) and "American News", the latte...

England to grant independence to America...


December 14, 1782

Item #670152    THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England Dec. 14, 1782  * Independence for American Colonies The back page has reports from America concerning the end of the Revolutionary War, bits noting: "...the ...

Working towards a peace treaty...


October 31, 1782

Item #645106    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * Working towards peace * From The Enemy Page 2 has a letter from New York which includes: "The refugees have aband...

Preparing for the final events at Yorktown... Tragic case of Col. Isaac Haynes...


October 02, 1781

Item #658631    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 2, 1781  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Most of the front page is taken up with reports and correspondence concer...
$475.00

Lengthy letter from Benedict Arnold...


June 23, 1781

Item #668592    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23, 1781  * Rare Benedict Arnold letter * American Revolutionary War Taking over half of page 2 and most of page 3 are taken up with an excellent and very deta...

Cornwallis, the Marquis de la Fayette, & others...


June 19, 1781

Item #658584    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, June 19, 1781  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Inside has a few items  relating to the Revolutionary War, includin...
$330.00

Responding to General Clinton's offer for a reconciliation...


April 03, 1781

Item #658556    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 3, 1781  * General Henry Clinton * Peace with Americans ? * Revolutionary War Pages 1 and 2 contain an excellent response t...
$450.00

1781 Revolutionary War military pay document...

Item #649287    FASCINATING DOCUMENT for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the "State Of Connecticut". This document contains a signature, is dated 1781 and is approx. 4 ...
$100.00

British take Portsmouth & Norfolk, Virginia...


June 22, 1779

Item #663347    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 22, 1779  * Burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British The entire front page, and most of page 2, are taken up with reports on this historic taking of P...

Treaty with France...

Item #667888    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779  This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the a...

A Williamsburg, Viriginia report...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...


February 21, 1778

Item #671965    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportiv...
$390.00

Much reading on the Revolutionary War...

Item #642280    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1778  * Revolutionary War * From the enemy * Lengthy reporting The first article is: "Lord North's Propositions for Peace with America&quo...

General Howe proclamations in a Tory newspaper... The latest war news...


November 26, 1777

Item #616816    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 26, 1777  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * General William Howe proclamations Thi...
$415.00

Burgoyne takes Ticonderoga: a day by day account…


August 25, 1777

Item #662486    THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, Aug. 25, 1777  * Siege of Fort Ticonderoga * American Revolutionary War * General John Burgoyne victory "Extraordinary" issues were printed when no...
$355.00

Why England should quit the war in America...


June 28, 1777

Item #659903    THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 28, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The ftpg. has some news items including: "...That Philadelphia is too strong to ...

On the Revolutionary War, and nice on Captain Cook's explorations as well...


June 24, 1777

Item #666901    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 24, 1777  * Captain James Cook explorations * American Revolutionary War The entire front page is taken up with a lengthy discussion of a pamphlet titled: &q...

The capture of General Lee at Basking Ridge, New Jersey...


February 20, 1777

Item #666877    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 20, 1777  * General Charles Lee captured * Basking Ridge, New Jersey * American Revolutionary War Page 2 includes: "...that great harmony happily subs...

From the Revolutionary War era...


January 30, 1777

Item #666874   
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 30, 1777 * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy  
Newspapers from England during the Revolutionary War are interesting
...

Congress rallies the troops...


January 16, 1777

Item #666873    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1777  * Benjamin Frankin, Ethan Allen & more * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Page 2 has a items concerning an officer at Boston addressin...

Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649259    THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five issues of this famous newspaper, one each from 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years in and around the Revolutionary War. The lot is a blend of 1st and somewhat 2n...

Terrific "Extra" issue reporting the historic battle of New York...


December 31, 1776

Item #662478    THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, December 30, 1776 and January 2, 1777  * Battle of Long Island - New York * American Revolutionary War * General William Howe victory "Extraord...
$380.00

Great issue on the capture of New York City...


November 04, 1776

Item #662462    THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Nov. 4, 1776  * Capture of New York City * American Independence * Great year to have (1776) * Revolutionary War Almost the entirety of the front ...
$448.00

Benedict Arnold destroys the British fort at St. John's, Canada... Much on the troubles in America... The Gunpowder Incident...


June 16, 1775

Item #656497    THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, June 16, 1775  This newspaper was published Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the...
$5,650.00

Mention of the Suffolk Resolves...

Virginia Governor Dunmore warns against illegal meetings...


March 31, 1775

Item #656437    THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, March 31, 1775  * Extremely rare publication * Pre Revolutionary War This newspaper was published Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were...
$4,950.00

News from America...


January 21, 1775

Item #670663    THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 21, 1775  * Prelude to the Revolutionary War * Rare 18th century British title The front page has some reports concerning a meeting ...

Explorers of the world...

Item #670232    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1773  Among the articles in this issue are: "Origin & Progress of Newspapers" which discussion some of the newsbooks & other newspapers of the ...

No new taxes for America, & some to be removed...


December 21, 1769

Item #601363    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: ...

News from America...


January 17, 1767

Item #667013    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. Eig...

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 Revolutionar...

Mention of the hated Stamp Act..


May 12, 1766

Item #670150    THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (spelled Gloucester today), England, May 12, 1766  * Mention of the hated stamp act The front page has a letter from Quebec as well as a letter from Philadelphia which note...

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 te...

Map of Havana, Cuba...

Item #667199    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna" ...

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...

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 condit...

Nice map of portions of Canada...

Item #667291    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1758  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice & detailed foldout map titled: "A Plan of the City & Harbour of Louisburg; shewing...
$165.00

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 ...

The Black Hole of Calcutta...


June 09, 1757

Item #668490    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 9, 1757  * Black Hole of Calcutta * Fort William prison - dungeon Most of the front page is taken up with: "An Extract from a Letter Received by the In...

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 worl...
$110.00

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667124    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page havi...
$226.00

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667133    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page havi...
$226.00

Rare 18th century title....

Item #669987    THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, July 14, 1733  * Rare 18th century publication A very uncommon & early title we have rarely offered in our 44 years in this business. The...

A rare title which rarely comes into hands of collectors...


April 24, 1733

Item #670285    THE HYP-DOCTOR, London, April 24, 1733  * Very rare 18th century publication The title is an archaic phrase for a "hodgepodge of nonsense". This curious paper published from 1730-1741, ...

William Cosby becomes governor of New York...


January 15, 1732

Item #670289    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, Jan. 15, 1732  * Governor William Cosby 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 1...

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 r...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
$125.00

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 ...

John Floyer appointed Secretary of New-England...


May 24, 1715

Item #670108    THE POST-BOY, London, May 24, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The back page has a brief report mentioning America: "John Floyer, Esq; is appointed Se...

Set of five different mastheads for the same title...


May 21, 1715

Item #666764    THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. * Rare & early 18th century issues (5) * Nice masthead engravings (differen...
$111.00

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...

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

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 (1712-1729), priced at a bargain due to  be...

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 &qu...

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...

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 def...

A new governor in the Caribbean Islands...


May 22, 1699

Item #665932    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...

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

Item #649246    THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1696  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 issu...

Over 320 years old...

Item #649262    THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1695. 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 &...

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 &...

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....

A rare 17th century title...


July 13, 1689

Item #671693    A CONTINUATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE PARLIAMENT IN SCOTLAND, London, England, July 13, (1689)  The year is noted in the dateline of the first report at the top of page 1 (see), as well as in the imprin...
$160.00

Samuel Johnson is found guilty of sedition and rebellion...


June 24, 1686

Item #665934    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 24, 1686  * Samuel Johnson found guilty of seditious libel * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has a report from Westmi...

Significant issue on the Popish Plot...


April 10, 1679

Item #617054    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679  * Popish Plot The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plot...
$288.00

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...

Extremely rare 1665 Oxford Gazette... Account of deaths from the Great Plague...


January 18, 1666

Item #664849    THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor ...
$880.00
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