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Napoleon abandons his efforts in Egypt...


July 27, 1799

Item #670147    THE NORFOLK CHRONICLE OR NORWICH GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1799  The masthead features a nice engraving. Various news from throughout England plus the back page has: "Total Defeat Of Buonaparte"...

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

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...

18th century runaway slave ads...


May 22, 1798

Item #672207    GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 22, 1798 * Rare 18th century American title * Slaves advertisements Front page has two runway slave advertisements. See images for details. News of the...

Silence is cowardice; neutrality is treason...


May 16, 1798

Item #665938    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 16, 1798  The ftpg. has a lengthy letter being an: "Answer to the Young Men of the City of Philadelphia..." signed in type by the President: John Adams. Also: &quo...

Concerning the XYZ Affair... William Cobbett's famous newspaper...


March 06, 1798

Item #668900    PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 6, 1798  Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning XYZ Affair with France that would lead to the Quasi War. It includes several letters rela...

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

John Hancock... Launching the ship Constitution as a theatrical piece...


November 02, 1797

Item #670186    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 2, 1797   The ftpg. contains a letter signed in type by: John Hancock. Most of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with various news & political ...

William Cobbett's famous newspaper...


June 10, 1797

Item #660384    PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 10, 1797  This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper. Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher wh...

John Adams' farewell address to his fellow senators...


February 17, 1797

Item #668775    THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Feb. 17, 1797  A quite scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year. Page 3 has most of a column t...

From the temporary capital of the United States...


February 11, 1797

Item #665554    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 11, 1797  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. ...

Presidential election report...


December 31, 1796

Item #660448    THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Dec. 31, 1796  A quite rare title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 43 years. It published for exactly one year. Page 3 has a report headed: &qu...

Presidential votes...


December 12, 1796

Item #668183    THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 12, 1796  Page 3 has the report of the "Federal Elections, President, etc." for the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, no...

One of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century...


December 08, 1796

Item #670662    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 19, 1797  If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of ...

A rare Philadelphia title from 1796...


November 18, 1796

Item #668735    GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Nov. 18, 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...
$110.00

Script signature of George Washington on the front page...


July 09, 1796

Item #665505    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796  Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Military Establishment of the United States&qu...

Washington suspends building codes... Napoleon Buonaparte...


July 09, 1796

Item #668632    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 9, 1796  Page 2 has an interesting document headed: "By the President of the United States" concerning the suspension of two building codes i...

Washington letter to Congress...


June 04, 1796

Item #668128    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 4, 1796  Page 2 has: "A message...received from the President of the United States..." to Congress, beginning: "The measures now in operation for taking poss...

Huge list of pensioners, signed in script type by President Washington...


May 14, 1796

Item #668126    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1796  Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Authorizing & Directing the Secretary at War to Place Certain Persons therein named on...

George Washington script signatures... Paul Revere...


May 04, 1796

Item #671157    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1796  The ftpg. contains two Acts of Congress with each signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington. One takes over a full column and is: "An Act for Esta...

Very displayable... Four George Washington script signatures...


March 30, 1796

Item #671145    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1796  The front page features not one but four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by: Go. Washington, President of the United States. Each is also signed...
$183.00

The Jay Treaty: preventing another war...


March 16, 1796

Item #670869    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796  A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents ...
$248.00

John Jay and General Anthony Wayne...


February 20, 1796

Item #668600    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 20, 1796  Beginning on page 1 & concluding on pg. 2 is a: "Letter from Governor Jay" which concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, signe...

Handsome masthead...


November 11, 1795

Item #669548    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 11, 1795  Page 2 has reports from: "France, National Convention" taking over half of the page. Page 3 has reports from "Kentucky&qu...

A displayable title... Much on the controversial Jay Treaty...


October 26, 1795

Item #666802    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 26, 1795  Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, most of the front page is taken up with co...

Script signature of George Washington... Paul Revere mention...


September 12, 1795

Item #668112   

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 12, 1795  The front page has:  "Answer Of The President of the United States, to the Selectmen of Charlestown." The two paragraph reply discusses hi

...
$120.00

Sam Adams writes to his legislature...


June 25, 1795

Item #660397    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 25, 1795  Page 2 has a letter to the Mass. legislature concerning French ships in Mass. ports, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome ...

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...

Indians want peace...


April 08, 1795

Item #659398    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 8, 1795  Page 3 has a report beginning: "Dispatches from General Wayne...inform that the famous Shawnees Chief called Blue Jacket, with a number ...

Toasting the President's birthday... Reports from the West...


March 02, 1795

Item #668177    AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 2, 1795  Page 2 has one-third of a column taken up with reports on the celebration of President Washington's birthday, including a list of 15 toasts to hi...

George Washington and Sam Adams...


June 09, 1794

Item #665868    DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 9, 1794  Pages 2 & 3 contains  very lengthy letter from the Secretary of State, Edmund Randolph, concerning the troubling...

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


May 20, 1794

Item #664954    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 20, 1794  Shortly before this date the federal government passed the historic Naval Act of 1794, authorizing the building of six frigates, the founding ships...

Thomas Jefferson responds concerning the Jay Treaty...


February 08, 1794

Item #669202    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794  The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is sign...

Printed by Ben Franklin's grandson...


January 17, 1794

Item #671200    GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 17, 1794  Published by Benj. Franklin Bache, Ben's grandson, as noted in the masthead. The ftpg. is filled with ads, the first being a "One Hundred Dollars...

Slave insurrection... The "wretched" prisoners the king & queen of France...


October 19, 1791

Item #668096    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1791  The ftpg. has over a full column taken up with: "Negro Insurrection--In Hispaniola" with much detail. Page 2 has a report on the imprisoned king &...

Main boundary lines completed at the "Federal city"...


June 10, 1791

Item #671043    DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 10, 1791  A page 3 report datelined "George-Town, June 4", reads, in full: "On Saturday last, Mr. Ellicott, the Geographer General ...

On the funeral of the governor...


November 13, 1790

Item #671042    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1790  Page 3 reports that George Read was unanimously re-elected Senator of Delaware. A second item says: "The Hon. William Patterson, Esq. Senator of the United S...

On the historic Funding Act... Building the Cape Henry lighthouse... Much more...


October 06, 1790

Item #659330   
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 6, 1790   The back page has not one, but two documents from the "Treasury Department" concerning carrying into effect the historic Funding Act
...
$125.00

Captured by Indians... Treasury Dept. document on the historic Funding Act of 1790...


September 25, 1790

Item #671088    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Sept. 25, 1790  The back page has a "Proclamation" signed by the King of France: Louis. The front page has a notable item headed: "Treasury Departme...
$110.00

United States buys West Point...


July 10, 1790

Item #668891    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, July 10, 1790  On page 2 under an engraving of a heraldic eagle are "Laws Published By Authority by the Congress of the United States". There are two laws ...
$155.00

John Hancock... "Extraordinary" issue is included...


July 01, 1790

Item #659442    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 1, 1790  Page 2 has a lengthy Act of the Mass. Legislature signed in type by the governor: John Hancock. This is followed by the: "...

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...

Three letters signed by George Washington...

Item #606437    THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789  One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the ...

New York and New Hampshire work towards ratifying the Constitution...


March 08, 1788

Item #668752    THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 8, 1788  Pages 2 and 3 contain some nice reporting on discussions within New York and New Hampshire on work towards ratifying the propose...

A letter from Ben Franklin... Cultivating tea in America...


April 27, 1786

Item #668559    NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, April 27, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  Inside has a letter from 1725 signed by Benjamin Franklin, exhibiting his business acumen, prefaced with: ".....

The Yankee-Pennamite War...


November 06, 1784

Item #666756    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 6, 1784  Page 3 has a nice account of the dispute between Pennsylvania and Connecticut on lands in the Wyoming Valley of Pa. This dispute was known as the Third Yankee-P...

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
...

Franklin's letter to de Fleury for the medal he earned...


November 11, 1783

Item #651271    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 11, 1783  Page 2 has a letter from France, signed in type by: B. Franklin, in which he congratulates Lt. Col. de Fleury of France for the medal he is being presented for...

Tyburn, England in 1873... 'God's Tribunal' - off to the Executioner...


November 06, 1783

Item #672699    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 6, 1783 As stated in Wikipedia: "Tyburn was a village in... present-day London... For many centuries, the name Tyburn was synonymous with capital punishment, it having b...

Loyalists to build a fur trade at Fort Frontenac...


August 26, 1783

Item #650158    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 26, 1783  Page 3 has a report on why the final, Definitive Treaty of Peace, has been delayed. Also an item: "A number of Loyalists who have been used to the fur tra...

Closing items on the Revolutionary War...

Item #667838    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1783  Eighteen pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the 3rd Session of the Present Parliament" which include  discussion on concluding ...

March 20, 1783

Item #649638    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 20, 1783  Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the British evacuating: "...large quantity of shipping are preparing here...for the purpose of transporting ...

On General Gage in America...


November 01, 1782

Item #660294    THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1782  Inside has an article: "Account of the Arrival of General Gage in America in the Year 1774, With the Proceedings of the Americans in Consequence of the Bo...

Evacuating Charleston... Consternation of the Loyalists...


October 24, 1782

Item #644973    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782  Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce our settlements in Hudson's Bay was a small squad...

Working towards a treaty of peace with England...

Item #667428    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1782  The issue contains much reporting from Parliament as well as other articles. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest n...

Peace not to happen... Ethan Allen's treasonous efforts...


May 18, 1782

Item #640567    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we ...

Peace not to happen... Ethan Allen's treasonous efforts...


May 18, 1782

Item #644549    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we ...

Capture of St. Christopher and Nevis...


April 02, 1782

Item #658848    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 2, 1782  Half of page 2 is taken up  with the treaty for the: "Capitulation of the Islands of St. Christopher's and Nevis, ...
$255.00

Reuniting with England? The situation at Charleston...


March 05, 1782

Item #670117    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782  Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more u...

Controversial case of Col. Isaac Haynes... British support of loyal subjects...


February 07, 1782

Item #672492    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782  All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmon...

The Revolutionary War in the South... Ninety-Six, South Caroilina...


August 04, 1781

Item #668593    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 4, 1781  Most of the front page & some of page 2 are taken up with letter from Lord Rawdon to Cornwallis from Monk's Corner beginning: "The situation of affai...

Latest news from the Revolutionary War...


May 15, 1781

Item #658578    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, May 15, 1781  The front page has a brief item: "The American spy, mentioned a few days since, is taken at Harwich and will be examined bef...
$420.00

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

Congrratulations to the King for success at Charleston...


July 29, 1780

Item #663738    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1780  Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with several letters of congratulations to the King for the success of the British forces in capturing Charleston. Following this are ...

Rare American newspaper with some fine war-related content...


December 30, 1779

Item #658254    THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, December 30, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August,...
$940.00

America should be free and independent...


July 20, 1779

Item #659128    THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 20, 1779  The back page has some reports from America on the Revolutionary War, a few bits including: "...that it is for the interest of mankind, America should ...

The capture of St. Lucia...


March 24, 1779

Item #668588    THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 24, 1779  This "Extra" issue was published exclusively to report on the Siege of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, which begins with a letter from Majo...

British find success in the South...


February 23, 1779

Item #663032    SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from Major General Prevost to Lord George Germain, dated Savannah, Jan. 18, 1...

General Greene is highly esteemed... Washington in a very strong situation...


December 31, 1778

Item #658969    THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 31, 1778  The front page has some reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "General Green, who now commands in New England, is the person whom the Ame...

Siege of Newport, Rhode Island...

Item #667837    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1778  The issue begins with: "Proceedings in Parliament, continued" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War, including letters from Lord Vi...

Mention of Dr. Franklin...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...


April 01, 1778

Item #671967    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 1, 1778  This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in M...
$345.00

Period report of the Battle of the Kegs...


February 11, 1778

Item #671052    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1778  This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the Br...
$485.00

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


January 01, 1778

Item #660037    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 ...

Burgoyne's report on the taking of Ticonderoga...

Item #667826    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777  The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners....
$125.00

Revolutionary War... The "Tories" at Newport...


March 01, 1777

Item #671058    THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777  The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page ...
$357.00

From the Revolutionary War...


February 06, 1777

Item #666875    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 6, 1777  A page 3 item notes: "By the Appalachia, Ogilvie, arrived in the Downs from East Florida, advices are received that the inhabitants on the frontiers of Geo...

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...

The British take Long Island...


October 01, 1776

Item #664189    THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, October, 1776  Simply a great wealth of American content in this issue. Over a page is on: "The Ancient Testimony & Principles of the People called Quakers...
$238.00

Rare printing of Congress's Tory Act...


February 01, 1776

Item #670624    THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, February, 1776  Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era. A terrific iss...
$149.00

The precedent-setting case of American slave James Somersett...

Item #667834    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1773  Certainly the most historically significant item in this issue is: "An Argument in the Case of James Somersett, a Negro, Lately Determined in the c...

The precedent-setting case of American slave James Somersett...

Item #667890    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1773  Certainly the most historically significant item in this issue is: "An Argument in the Case of James Somersett, a Negro, Lately Determined in the c...

August 20, 1771

Item #667016    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1771  Inside under: "America" is a report: "...from Newbern, North Carolina, and brought advice that a number of the Regulators, who were taken prison...

Liberty figure engraving in the masthead...


April 16, 1771

Item #670664    THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 16, 1771  Filled with various news reports from throughout England as well as Europe. Nice engraving in the masthead & a red tax stamp on th...

Problems with the non-importation agreement...


September 01, 1770

Item #659774    THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1770   Near the back are over two pages of reports from America, including an item from New York concerning non-importation and the concern that importers in N...

Troops arriving at New Orleans...


November 28, 1769

Item #601353    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 28, 1769  Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" with a report from Charleston, noting the arrival of 4000 troops at New Orleans, with some details (see). ...

Complaining about the hated Acts of Parliment...

Item #664996    THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 31, 1768  (currently spelled Gloucester)  Page 2 has a report from Boston concerning the growing tensions between the colonies and England, noting: "...assemb...

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...

Early description of New Orleans...


August 13, 1765

Item #601574    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1765  The back page has a letter from Pensacola with some good information concerning New Orleans. It includes: "I am afraid this place will not answer fully ou...

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...

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...

Displayable Act of Parliament...


January 01, 1760

Item #666696    ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1760  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for enabling his Majesty to raise the sum of one million for the uses ...

News from the French & Indian War...


March 30, 1758

Item #667007    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 30, 1758  The front page has two-thirds of a column headed: "America" being a letter from New York, containing French & Indian War reports. One bit notes:...

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 ...

Oswego during the French & Indian War, with maps...

Item #670988   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757  Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years,
...
$455.00

Very early, short-lived, colonial newspaper...


February 15, 1753

Item #671202    THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, Feb. 15, 1753  This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and wa...
$235.00

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

More on the Jacobite Rebellion prisoners...


September 30, 1746

Item #657547    EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Sept. 30, 1746  Much reporting from the on-going War of Austrian Succession. Much inside page content concerning the Jacobite Rebellion including a lengthy: "Lis...

H.M.S. Victory lost at sea... Two issue set...

Item #667105   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st issue is the report of the sinking of the British sh
...

Map of Veracruz & the castle of San Juan...

Item #667390    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1740  The prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map of Vera Cruz, Castle of San Juan, Port of New Spain titled: "A Plan of the City and Harbour of ...
$138.00

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


August 14, 1733

Item #670287    THE HYP-DOCTOR, London, Aug. 14, 1733  The title is an archaic phrase for a "hodgepodge of nonsense". This curious paper published from 1730-1741, a pro-Walpole (first Prime Minister of Great Bri...

Lord Baltimore arrives at Philadelphia...


July 28, 1733

Item #670114    THE DAILY POST BOY, London, England, July 28, 1733  The front page has reports datelined from Annapolis and Philadelphia, two items mentioning Lord Baltimore. Otherwise all news reports are European, with ...

A famous yet rarely offered newspaper...


June 07, 1733

Item #670277    THE GRUB STREET JOURNAL, London, June 7, 1733  A quite rare title which existed from 1730-1738, but which rarely comes into the hands of collectors. Content inside has news tidbits from England. Four pag...

Terrific on the founding of Savannah...

Item #667388   

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1733  Page 4 has a very early & terrific letter from James Oglethorpe, headed: "Extract of Mr. Oglethorpe's Letter to the Trustees for Establish

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$133.00

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


April 08, 1732

Item #670288    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, April 8, 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: "...o...

On the founding of the colony of Georgia...


February 12, 1732

Item #670268    FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Feb. 12, 1732  A wealth of brief news reports on pages 1 & 2, with pages 3 & 4 taken up with advertisements.  Page 2 has: "We hear that  the Trust...

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 ...

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 (2nd-rate/dmg.)  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1729), priced at a bargain...

A broadside-like chart consumes the front page...


April 22, 1710

Item #670879    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 22, 1710  A rather unusual issue, as most of the front page is taken up with an uncommonly large--wider and longer than normal--chart headed: "A Table of  the A...

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...

The siege of Lisle in the War of Spanish Succession...


September 27, 1708

Item #666833   
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 27, 1708  Most of this issue, including the entire front page, is taken up with reports on the siege of Lisle, with headings including: "Journal From the Camp bef
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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...

King of England gets support from London concerning the insult from the king of France...


October 02, 1701

Item #670878    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 2, 1701  The ftpg. has a letter: "To  the King's Most Excellent Majesty" from the mayor and council of London, supporting the king in the insult from th...

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...

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 &...

Book on the trial of Quakers held at Philadelphia...


November 18, 1693

Item #668698   
ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 18, 1693 This was a "gentleman's" newspaper very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics done in ques
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One of just two known newspapers with a contemporary account of the Salem witch trials...


December 31, 1692

Item #668366    ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Dec. 31, 1692  * Rare Salem witch trials reporting * Very early 17th century title An exceedingly rare issue as it is one of only two known contemporary newspaper acco...
$2,300.00

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 &...

Mention of "New Spain", the New World" and "America"...

Item #668728    THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, January, 1691  This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted s...

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 very rare, early newspaper...


August 07, 1688

Item #669979    PUBLICK OCCURRENCES TRULY STATED, London, August 7, 1688  With only 34 issues of this newspaper were ever published, and being from the 17th century, this is a rare paper which we rarely have the opportuni...
$268.00

Interesting title from the 17th century...


December 15, 1682

Item #670013    THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Dec. 15, 1682  An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single...

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672876    THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 16, 1682  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspap...

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672877    THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 14, 1682  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspap...

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...
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