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Twenty issues of the London Sun, 1799...


May 04, 1799

Item #669912    THE SUN , London, 1799  This was one of the more successful of the British newspapers of the late 1700's. Here is a lot of 20 issues, each in "2nd rate" condition due to small holes, close-tr...

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

John Adams responds to the Society of Cincinnati of South Carolina...


October 01, 1798

Item #668957    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 1, 1798  Page 3 contains an address of the Society of the Cincinnati of South Carolina to the President relating to the on-going troubles with France,...

One of the more famous letters by Ben Franklin...


September 24, 1798

Item #668953    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 24, 1798  Page 2 has the full printing of a quite famous letter from Ben Franklin to James Huey, in which Huey thanks Franklin for a cure through use...

The President's message to Congress... William Cobbett's famous newspaper...


March 20, 1798

Item #668896    PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, March 20, 1798  Page 2 has a lengthy address from the President to Congress concerning on-going troubles with France, signed in type: John Adams. This was William C...

From when Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States...


January 24, 1798

Item #665616    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 24, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. M...

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

From the temporary capital of the United States...


December 16, 1797

Item #665543    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 16, 1797  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. ...

President John Adams responds...


June 13, 1797

Item #668284    THE NEWPORT MERCURY, Rhode Island, June 13, 1797  Half of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "Opinion of Chief Justice Ellsworth in a Case Respecting British Debts...". Page 2 has an address: &quo...

Acknowledging Washington's 65th birthday...


February 24, 1797

Item #668778    THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Feb. 24, 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 2 has 3 articles celebra...

The British re-think George Washington...


February 13, 1797

Item #668774    THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Feb. 13, 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 2 has over a full column...

Scarce, short-lived newspaper from Philadelphia...


January 23, 1797

Item #671347    THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 23 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. Various news reports and adverti...

A rare Philadelphia title from 1796...


January 10, 1797

Item #668736    GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Dec. 30, 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...
$147.00

Only ten issues published with this title...


November 24, 1796

Item #671298    THE COURIER & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, November 24, 1796  Certainly one of the less common 18th century American titles. This was the continuation of "The Federal Orrery" newspaper, changi...
$143.00

Sam Adams is elected governor...


May 11, 1796

Item #668125    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796  Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 vo...

George Washington on Ohio statehood...


April 13, 1796

Item #668608    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 13, 1796  The back page has a message to Congress from the President concerning Ohio's work towards statehood. Signed in type: Go. Washington. F...

George Washington, John Adams, Sam Adams, Paul Revere...


March 12, 1796

Item #665492    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 12, 1796  The top of the front page has an Act of Congress which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by: John Adams. The ftpg. als...

Two letters signed in script by George Washington...


January 16, 1796

Item #668117    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 16, 1796  Page 2 has a letter from the President to Congress signed in script type: Go. Washington. Also on pg. 2 is a letter from the French to Washington, with his reply ...

The Edmund Randolph scandal that would cause his resignation...


January 09, 1796

Item #668116    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 9 1796  The front page has several crucial letters on the scandal involving Sec. of State Edmund Randolph which would result in his resignation. Randolph had been tasked ...

Discussing the Jay Treaty, and more...


December 02, 1795

Item #659399    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Dec. 2, 1795  Inside has much under the heading: "France National Convention". Page 2 has some discussion concerning the controversial Jay Treaty,...

Dealing with the Indians...


November 30, 1795

Item #669402    FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston Nov. 30, 1795  Certainly one of the less common American titles from the 18th century. Pages 1 and 2 contain: "Creeks, Cherokees- Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman at Telic...

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


November 16, 1795

Item #666807    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 16, 1795  Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, nearly half of the front page is taken up ...

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


October 15, 1795

Item #666801    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 15, 1795  Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, over half of the front page is taken up wi...

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...

No use of Pennsylvania rivers for hostile purposes...


April 29, 1795

Item #659375    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 29, 1795  Page 3 has a document from Pennsylvania concerning: "...whenever a fleet, squadron or ship of any belligerent nation shall clearly &...

George Washington signs an Act of Congress...


April 15, 1795

Item #671279   
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 15, 1795  Half of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress titled: "An Act...to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties in goods, wares
...

Acts by Sam Adams...


March 16, 1795

Item #660396    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 16, 1795  Page 2 begins with two Acts from the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, wide never-tr...

Earliest ice cream advertisement we have seen...


January 10, 1795

Item #668167    AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 10, 1795  In addition to various news reports found inside, the front page has the earliest "Ice Cream" advertisement we have seen in any newspaper. ...

George Washington and John Adams...


December 06, 1794

Item #668341    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 6, 1794  Beginning on the front page is the address of the Vice President to the President in response to Washington's recent state-of-the-union address, carrying over ...

General Anthony Wayne & the Chippawa Indians...


November 06, 1793

Item #668317    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1793   A page 3 item reports in part: "...from Pittsburgh, we learn that General Wayne had marched from the Miami against the Indians with 3000 regular troops and 1...

A Boston magazine from 1793...

Item #667607    THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, July, 1793  Page 1 has a descriptive article of the State House (the plate called for is lacking). Also in this issue: "Essay on Female Charms" "Of Vari...

Six issues of the famed Columbian Centinel...


June 05, 1793

Item #671346    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston  A lot of 6 issues from 1793-4, all with news & ads of the day and all with minimal wear at the margins. Scattered foxing, perhaps minor margin tears, generally good....

Indian troubles in the "West"...


May 28, 1791

Item #672604    THE NEWPORT HERALD, Rhode Island, May 28, 1791  * Northwest Indian War * John Armstrong This is a title we very rarely have the opportunity to offer. Page 3 has a report from Danville, Kentucky...
$147.00

Washington signs an Act of Congress, and departs New York for the last time...


September 09, 1790

Item #671257    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY; OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 9, 1790  The back page has a column taken up with: "Congress of the United States - An Act for the Relief of Disabled Soldiers & Sea...

Ben Franklin's legacy...


May 27, 1790

Item #659440    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, May 27, 1790  Nearly half of page 2 is taken up with: "The Charge of Chief Justice Jay, to the Grand Juries on the Eastern Circuit". Pa...

John Hancock document...


February 25, 1790

Item #660394    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 25, 1790  The entire front page is taken up with reports from the: "Congress of America", carrying over to page 2. Page 3 has a Resolve by the state of Massach...

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 #668865    THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789  Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the United States". Also: "Observations on Manufacturing S...
$120.00

Three letters signed by George Washington...

Item #668870    THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789  Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the United States". Also: "Observations on Manufacturing S...
$112.00

Three letters signed by George Washington...

Item #668871    THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1789  Over 5 1/2 pages on: "Observations on the Utility of funding the Public Debts of the United States". Also: "Observations on Manufacturing S...

Establishing the rules of cricket... A premier report...


July 28, 1789

Item #671291    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789   The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article...
$2,600.00

Washington's journey to New York... Follow-up to Washington's inaugural address...


May 01, 1789

Item #652575    THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, May, 1789  The issue begins with a continuation of: "A Concise History of the Late War In America" taking 8 pages. Also: "Account of the Preparations at...

Maryland needs to ratify the Constitution...


April 15, 1788

Item #668756    PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 15, 1788  Page 3 has a report from Providence that Rhode Island is making some steps towards considering the new Constitution. A report from ...

Tremendous wealth of Constitution-related content...


February 20, 1788

Item #668889    THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 20, 1788  The entire ftpg., all of page 2, and a column of page 3 are taken up with some terrific discussion on ratifying the Constitution by the state of Massachus...
$178.00

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
...

Creating a statue of Washington... Loyalists in New York...


October 18, 1783

Item #651225    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1783  Page 3 has a report noting in part: "...that a treaty had been ratified in Congress the 29th day of July last...between the U.S. and the King of Sweden. T...

Closing events of the Revolutionary War...

Item #642356    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1783  Near the back is over 1 1/2 pages of: "Advices From The United States Of America" from before the formal treaty ending the Revolutionary War was s...

Rare mention of Francis Marion, the 'Swamp Fox'...


May 25, 1782

Item #640568    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 25, 1782  Most of page 6 is headed: "American News - From the South Carolina Gazette" which includes a report from Charleston: "...that since the evacuatio...

Rare mention of Francis Marion, the 'Swamp Fox'...


May 25, 1782

Item #644550    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 25, 1782  Most of page 6 is headed: "American News - From the South Carolina Gazette" which includes a report from Charleston: "...that since the evacuatio...

John Adams negotiates with the Dutch... Preparing for the final event at Yorktown...


October 09, 1781

Item #658632    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 9, 1781  The entire front page and a column on page 2 are taken up with: "A Memorial to their High Mightinesses, the States-General o...
$550.00

Arnold joins the British army, Andre hangs...


February 27, 1781

Item #658551    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 27, 1781  The front page features a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germaine from New York, noting in part: "...the hono...
$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

The siege of Charleston, and war events in New York...


May 01, 1780

Item #660194    THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1780  A full page is taken up with a very nice textual "Description of South Carolina" which has much details. Included is text on Savannah as well, beginning: ...

News from the Revolutionary War...


February 08, 1780

Item #670666    THE YORK COURANT, England, Feb. 8, 1780  The front page has a few news items on the Revolutionary War: "...account that Sir Henry Clinton & Lord Cornwallis were about to embark, with 10,000 men......

Patrick Henry, John Jay, John Dickinson, George Washington...


June 17, 1779

Item #658302    THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, June 17, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 178...
$1,150.00

Clinton accused of an assassination attempt upon the governor of New Jersey...


June 05, 1779

Item #659113    THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 5, 1779  The ftpg. has a few bits headed: "Advices from America" one item noting: "The General Assembly of New Jersey...busy framing a law in order to ...

Barbarous cruelty suffered by innocent Pennsylvanians...


February 25, 1778

Item #671968    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 25, 1778  This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778...
$360.00

The king decides to not increase the land forces in America...


January 31, 1778

Item #671285    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, January 31, 1778  This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when ...
$325.00

A spy is hanged... Naval events... George Washington...


January 24, 1778

Item #671284    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1778  This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the Br...
$460.00

Revolutionary War in New Jersey...


June 10, 1777

Item #666896    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 10, 1777  Page 2 contains an extract of: "A Letter from General Sir William Howe to Lord George Germain, dated at New York the 24th of April..." which includes...

General Lee is captured...


February 13, 1777

Item #666876   
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 13, 1777  Page 2 has a brief item reading: "The American papers contain an address from the Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled
...

British occupy Newport...


January 22, 1777

Item #662479    THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Jan. 22, 1777  This is a broadside "Extraordinary", being single sheet and printed on one side only. "Extra" issues were printed when notabl...
$259.00

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...

Great issue on the British taking New York City... Hanging of Nathan Hale...


November 01, 1776

Item #664190    THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, November, 1776  A terrific issue on the capture of New York City plus so much more. One report headed: "America" begins: "In our last we gave the acc...
$366.00

Parliament debates America... Captain Cook's voyage...


March 01, 1775

Item #670432    THE TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE, London, March, 1775  Formatted very much like the more popular "Gentleman's Magazine" but a considerably less common title. Several pages are taken up with ...

A report from America...


April 14, 1772

Item #667009    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1772  Page 6 has a short report headed: "America" with a Newport, Rhode Island dateline concerning the seizure of ships. Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, ni...

New governor of New York assumes his office...


August 22, 1771

Item #667017    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 22, 1771  Page 2 has a report from New York under the heading: "America" on the arrival of Governor Tryon in New York for his formal installation as governor o...

One of the more handsome of mastheads from the colonial era...


August 22, 1771

Item #672683    THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, August 22, 1771  This newspaper features one of the larger & more decorative masthead engravings to be found in a colonial America ne...
$180.00

Ben Franklin to be Pennsylvania's agent to England...


December 05, 1769

Item #601356    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 5, 1769  Page 2 has news headed: "America" with reports from Philadelphia and New York, the former noting in part: "...Benjamin Franklin & Richard Jac...

Indian troubles in the South...


January 27, 1767

Item #667012    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 27, 1767  The bottom of the ftpg. has news headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline noting: "...that the Chickasaws had joined the Chocktaws in their ...

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...

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...

Treaty of Fontainebleau on the French & Indian War... Much on America...

Item #670208    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1762  Perhaps the most significant content is the full text of the: "Preliminary Articles of Peace..." signed at Fontainebleau, Nov. 3, 1762, among...

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 #666695    ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1760  Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...to continue an Act...entitled, an Act for the better encouragement of ...

Map of the Island of Martinique... Early American Indians...

Item #667355    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1759  Certainly the prime content is the very nice foldout map titled: "A Map of Martinico from the latest & best Authorities." with an inset labe...

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 ...

Reports concerning the French & Indian War...


April 12, 1757

Item #668859    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 12, 1757  The front page has a report headed America" which includes datelines from Charleston, including: "...learn from Georgia that the Chickasaw Indians l...

With American content...

Item #667279   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1750  Among the articles within: "Whence Differences in the same Climate--Sea Lions" includes two illustrations of sea lions.  Another
...

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

Nice plates, including a cross section of a ship...

Item #667134   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1748  Among the articles are: "Description of Aix la Chapelle & history of the Protestant Religion There" "New Astronomical Observations&
...

Rare newspaper, lengthy title...


April 27, 1738

Item #670130    THE WARWICK & STAFFORDSHIRE JOURNAL WITH THE HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE, London, April 27, 1738  This is a title I have never seen before prior to acquiring several issues, and is quite rare as such. Re...

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


July 31, 1733

Item #670280    THE HYP-DOCTOR, London, July 31, 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...

House of Commons invests in establishing the colony of Georgia...


May 19, 1733

Item #670271    APPLEBEE'S ORIGINAL WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, May 19, 1733  A quite rare title which existed from 1720-1737 with most of the news reports on pages 2 and 3. The news is almost entirely of Briti...

A title rarely offered...


May 13, 1732

Item #670264    THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 13, 1732  An early and uncommon title from England. Although the news is mostly European there are two bits from America: "Col. Phipps, a nati...

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 newspaper... America mention...


August 15, 1728

Item #671294    THE POST-BOY, London, Aug. 15, 1728  A displayable issue with the two masthead engravings, plus the very decorative first letter of the text (see). The ftpg. has brief mention of ships: "...from Phila...

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  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...

Gentleman's newspaper from 17th century London...


June 29, 1695

Item #670094   
ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, June 29, 1695  A fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. This newspaper was done in question/answer format. Amon
...

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 &...

Rare title from the 1600's...


February 23, 1694

Item #668730    A COLLECTION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF HUSBANDRY AND TRADE, London, Aug. 24, 1694  This is one of the more uncommon titles from the 17th century we have had the pleasure to offer, with the content relating much t...
$137.00

John Marshall, a pioneer in the world of spectacles & optics...


July 19, 1692

Item #668727    THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, July 19, 1692  Among the two advertisements on the back page is a quite lengthy & descriptive ad beginning: "At Mr. John Marshall's, at the sign of the Archimedes...
$250.00

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 &...

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....

Richard Baxter convicted and sentenced...


July 02, 1685

Item #670101    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 1, 1685 and July 2, 1685  This is a pair of newspapers with historic reports on noted English Puritan church leader Richard Baxter, referred to by Dean Stanley as "th...
$126.00

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...

Mention of New York and Newfoundland in a 1669 newspaper...


September 20, 1669

Item #671280    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 20, 1669  A very early issue, from just the fifth year of its existence. The front page begins with a report noting in part: "...Here arrived the Susanna from New ...

Sabbatai, the Jewish prophet...


March 12, 1665

Item #671372    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 12, 1665  This is a significant issue if only because of the early date, as the London Gazette is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper ...
$1,985.00
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