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660450

Vermont extends thanks to the President: Washington's response...

Item #660450

December 16, 1796

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Dec. 16, 1796  Page 2 has an address of  the Vermont Legislature to the President, offering thanks for his public service. Following this is his response signed in type: Go. Washington.

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.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice ... See More  

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$117.00
660447

Scarce title from Philadelphia...

Item #660447

December 14, 1797

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Dec. 14, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American publication



A quite rare title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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$82.00
660430

Scarce title with a Washington letter...

Item #660430

January 16, 1797

THE NEW WORLD, Philadelphia, Jan. 20, 1797



* Rare 18th century American publication

* President George Washington letter




 A scarce title, and until a recent find, the very first we have offered in our 44 years. It published for exactly one year.

The front page has a letter to George Washington offering congratulations for his public service (concluded in a future issue). Page 3 has a ... See More  

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$140.00
660423

Washington to Congress concerning Spain...

Item #660423

December 28, 1793

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Dec. 28, 1793  Page 2 contains various reports from Congress which includes a letter from the President to Congress on relations with Spain, signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small piece from a bottom blank margin, great condition.

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$68.00
660419

Washington's letter to Congress...

Item #660419

April 28, 1794

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 relating to land near Vincennes, signed in type: G. Washington.

Much reporting from Congress as well.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.... See More  

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$67.00
660416

Celebrating Washington's birthday...

Item #660416

May 23, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 23, 1794  Page 2 contains a letter written to Congress by the President concerning relations with England, signed in type: G. Washington.

Page 3 has a report noting the birthday of the President and includes the 15 toasts to his honor.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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660412

President George Washington on the Embargo...

Item #660412

April 03, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, April 3, 1794 



* President George Washington

* Message to Congress re. Embargo




Page 2 contains a message from the President to the Congress concerning the Embargo, signed in type: Go. Washington.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, great condition.

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660411

Acts signed by President George Washington...

Item #660411

March 31, 1794

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, March 31, 1794 



* U.S. presidents sign acts of Congress



Page 2 begins with two Acts of the U.S. Congress, each signed in type by the President: Go. Washington, and the Vice President: John Adams.

The back page has a notice headed: "War Department" concerning applying for pension for those injured from the Revolutionary War, signed i... See More  

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$105.00
660404

Front page Act signed by Sam Adams... Other thoughts on the Jay Treaty...

Item #660404

July 20, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 20, 1795  Half of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Massachusetts legislature, signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Much of page 2 is taken up with: "Observations Against The TREATY." being the controversial Jay Treaty.

Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine. There a... See More  

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$43.00
660402

The Jay Treaty: preventing another war...

Item #660402

July 13, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 9 and 13, 1795



* Jay's Treaty - John

* George Washington




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 in American history.

Taking all of the front page and a bit of page 2 in the July 9,

concluding in the issue of the... See More  

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$425.00
660398

Sam Adams issues a Proclamation...

Item #660398

June 29, 1795

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 handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.... See More  

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$48.00
660397

Sam Adams writes to his legislature...

Item #660397

June 25, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 25, 1795 



* Nice 18th century masthead



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 masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.... See More  

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660396

Acts by Sam Adams...

Item #660396

March 16, 1795

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-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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660394

John Hancock document...

Item #660394

February 25, 1790

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 Massachusetts signed in type by the governor: John Hancock.

Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.

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$49.00
660385

Disputed boundary between East and West Florida...

Item #660385

June 13, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 13, 1797 



* Rare 18th century publication

* President John Adams

* Early Florida boundary




Page 3 has a letter to Congress signed in type by the President: John Adams. The focus is on the disputed boundary line between the colonies of East and West Florida and the territory of the United States.

This was William Cobbett's important and c... See More  

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$76.00
660377

The Queen returns for Oxford, now that the Great Plague has eased...

Item #660377

February 19, 1665

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 19, 1665 



* The Great Plague is Over ?

* Queen Henrietta Maria returns




The back page actually has reference to the Great Plague & the return of the Royal Court to London, with: "This afternoon Her Majesty arrived here in two dayes from Oxford, in a perfect health, to the great content and joy of this Court, having been met by His Majesty...&qu... See More  

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$420.00
660371

Very rare & early British title... Published by Richard Steele...

Item #660371

July 25, 1715

THE ENGLISHMAN, London, July 25, 1715  This is one of the more rare British titles from the early part of the 18th century, published by the famed Richard Steele and being a continuation of his newspaper "The Guardian". It ran for just 95 issues. One writer noted it: "...targeted (and to some degree, created) the rising London middle class, both men and women, offering readers ... See More  

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$68.00
660360

Handsome, early, displayable newspaper from 1715...

Item #660360

July 16, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, July 16, 1715 



* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings




This is one of our favorite early newspapers as it is single sheet, small folio size, and has two great engravings in the masthead making it very nice for display (see images). The front page has various reports from throughout Europe while most of the back page is taken up with ads.

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$33.00
660328

Review of a book on the Revolutionary War... Map of Toulon

Item #660328

September 01, 1781

LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1781  Under Review Of Books" is one  for: "The Revolution of America", which begins: "A narrative of the origin and progress of the rupture between Great Britain and her colonies, written with extreme partiality to the colonists, condemning in every point of view the conduct of the British government & justifying France and Spa... See More  

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660298

Required treaties leading to a formal end of the Revolutionary War...

Item #660298

October 01, 1783

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, (England), October, 1783 



* Workings on the formal Treaty of Peace

* American Revolutionary War ending




This issue contains much great content on the work towards creating a formal treaty ending the Revolutionary War.

It contains 3 treaties with other European nations involved in the war, requirements before a formal treaty could be concluded between England and Am... See More  

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660294

On General Gage in America...

Item #660294

November 01, 1782

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 Boston Port Bill Until the Appointment of a Congress".

Included is one of the two plates called for, a foldout (has wrinkles).

Complete in 48 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, one defective... See More  

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660278

Mutiny on the Bounty... Captain William Bligh...

Item #660278
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 



* Mutiny on the Bounty

* Captain William Bligh




Near the back of this issue (starting on page 463) is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty. The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at ... See More  

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660237

Sir Guy Carleton arrives in New York to begin negotiations with America to find a peace...

Item #660237

June 01, 1782

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1782 



* American Revolutionary War peace ?



Near the back is an account noting in part: "Sir Guy Carleton, immediately on his arrival at New York, dispatched a messenger...to Congress with a copy of his commission & the powers vested in him by government for opening a treaty with America..." and ending with: "...that the former frien... See More  

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660236

Reflecting upon British & American relations early in the war...

Item #660236

May 01, 1782

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1782 



* American Revolutionary War relations



Under the book review section is: "A View of the History of Great Britain During the Administration of Lord North..." which includes much reflection on the situation in America from 1774 through 1777. Plus there is another review of the book: "Considerations on the American War Under the Follo... See More  

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660214

Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown...

Item #660214
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, London, December and the Appendix issue for the year 1781 



* Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

* Surrender at Yorktown VA Virginia

* Revolutionary War from the enemy




Certainly the most historic report in this issue--and perhaps in any issue from the Revolutionary War--is that near the back of the issue under "American Affairs". It is an "E... See More  

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660210

Early report of Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown...

Item #660210

November 01, 1781

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1781 



* American Revolutionary War

* Early Cornwallis' surrender rpt.

* General Benedict Arnold




Certainly the most notable content is found near the back under the "Postscript", so noted as it contains recently-received news inserted in the issue just before being printed. It is dated November 27.

The report reads in part: "W... See More  

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660208

Review of a book on the Revolutionary War...

Item #660208

September 01, 1781

LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1781  Under Review Of Books" is one  for: "The Revolution of America", which begins: "A narrative of the origin and progress of the rupture between Great Britain and her colonies, written with extreme partiality to the colonists, condemning in every point of view the conduct of the British government & justifying France and Spa... See More  

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660194

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

Item #660194

May 01, 1780

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: "Savannah, the capital of Georgia, is a new town, built not many years since by the Trustees of Georgia. It is situated on the banks...". Lacking the mentioned map called for.

Nea... See More  

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660152

Huddy-Asgill Affair: Washington directed to set Capt. Asgill free...

Item #660152

December 10, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Dec. 10, 1782  A very handsome issue with ornate lettering in the masthead makes is nice for display.

The prime content is the page 2 reporting on the Huddy-Asgill Affair. Website have full details, but in brief Capt. Huddy, an American officer, was hanged by the British in reprisal  for the killing of a Loyalist. Washington ... See More  

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660151

Much on the discussions on how to negotiate a peace between England and America...

Item #660151

October 08, 1782

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 8, 1782 



* Making peace with England ?

* Revolutionary War ending




A very handsome issue with ornate lettering in the masthead makes is nice for display.

Most of pages 1 and 2 and half of page 4 are taken up with reports from the House of Commons, with much of the discussion focused on the situation in American and how... See More  

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$166.00
660094

Washington cannot be dislodged...

Item #660094

August 01, 1779

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1779



* General George Washington

* American Revolutionary War




Near the back is a full page headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from Vice Admiral Peter Parker on events at Jamaica.

Also a report noting: "...The American fort commanded by General McDougal was so strong, being situated in a mountainous & almost inaccessib... See More  

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660092

Burning of Portsmouth and Norfolk by the British...

Item #660092

June 01, 1779

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1779 



* re. burning of Norfolk & Portsmouth by the British



Near the back are over 3 pages of reports headed: "American Affairs" which includes a letter from General Clinton to George Germain dated at New York which relates to a letter from General Mathew to General Henry Clinton dated at Portsmouth, Virginia & accompanied by a lette... See More  

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660037

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

Item #660037

January 01, 1778

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1778  Over 2 pages are taken up with a: "Dialogue Between an Englishman and an American Descendant from  English Ancestors" (see for portions).

Over 2 pages near the back has: "American Affairs" which includes a report from Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Howe on the state of the navy in American waters, written from on board his shi... See More  

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660024

Ben Franklin on learning to swim...

Item #660024
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1779  Inside has nearly two pages on: "Useful Hints For Learning To Swim, In a Letter to a Friend, by Benj. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S."

Also within: "On the Fatal Effects of Revenge" and: "On Female Conduct" & so much more. Near the back are news reports of the day but I see no war-related content.

Complete in 48 pages, 5... See More  

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660013

Both plates are present...

Item #660013

October 01, 1777

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1777  Perhaps the most interesting feature of this issue is the nice and intricately engraving print of the skyline of London on the title/contents page.

Among the articles noted are: "Historical Anecdotes" "The History of Nancy Pelham" "Detached Thoughts by a Young Lady" "Account of The Quaker, a New Musical Piece&quo... See More  

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660005

Two Proclamations by General Howe... Wealth of war reporting...

Item #660005
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1777  "American State Papers" has a Proclamation signed in type  by: W. Howe, concerning soldiers who were pressured into leaving the King's allegiance, offering pardon if they return. Plus another Proclamation signed by Howe offering acres of land in America at the war's end to those who enlist for two years.

Near the back
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660004

Washington crosses the Delaware... Franklin vs. Howe...

Item #660004
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1777 



* General George Washington

* Crosses - crossing the Delaware




The prime content is an excellent letter written & signed by G. Washington dated "Headquarters, New Town, Dec. 26, 1776" which describes his crossing of the Delaware River, reading in part: "I have the pleasure of congratulating you upon the success of
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659995

Four signed letters from Washington, one from Benedict Arnold, and so much more...

Item #659995

September 16, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Sept. 16, 1777  A great issue for American content as the entirety of page 2 is taken up with: "Authentic Intelligence from America".

Most of the content can be seen in the photos as too much to detail here, but a few comments regarding events at Lake George; mention that: "...300 Tories belonging to General Delancy's brigade at Fort Indep... See More  

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659981

See the displayable front page from the 18th century...

Item #659981

December 31, 1720

THE POST-BOY, London, December 31, 1720 



* Nice masthead engravings



One of my favorite 18th century newspapers with the two nice engravings in the masthead, plus the very decorative first letter in the text (see). Various European reports.

Single sheet, 8 1/2 by 14 1/8 inches, very nice, displayable condition.

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659979

Congress rejects the Conciliatory Plan... Much on America... John Hancock is married...

Item #659979

October 01, 1775

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England October, 1775  Over 2 pages area taken up with the document--signed in type by John Hancock--in which the Continental Congress rejects the conciliation plan of Lord North. The document is headed: "CONTINENTAL CONGRESS". See for portions.

This is followed by a number of letters from notables of the Revolutionary War including one from General Lee (at Bos... See More  

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659976

Much on the hated Massachusetts Government Act, one of the Intolerable Acts...

Item #659976

March 01, 1775

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, March, 1775  Terrific American content including: "An Abstract of the Bill for the Better Regulating the Government of the Province of Massachusetts Bay in North America" which takes nearly 2 pages. This is followed by the: "Lords Protest Against the Above Bill" which is nearly 3 pages.

This was the "Massachusetts Government Act", o... See More  

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659945

American independence acknowledged by France...

Item #659945

July 29, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 29, 1777  The ftpg. has mention from New York: "...that our grand army is retiring from the Jerseys...".

Page 2 begins with: "American Commerce Claimed, and American Independence Acknowledged." being a letter from Versailles in both French and English.

Page 3 has a few items from the war (see photos), as does the back page.

Four pa... See More  

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659923

On the Quebec Act, and taking America...

Item #659923

October 01, 1774

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1774 



* Quebec Act - Intolerable Acts

* Pre Revolutionary War tensions




Within the issue is a letter: 'Observations on the Quebec Act" which was one of the hated Coercive Acts. 

Over a full page is headed: "On The American Measures" which includes: "...Had the taxing of America, when first proposed, & the measures ... See More  

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659920

The Boston Port Bill and the colonists' problem with England's power over the colonies...

Item #659920

July 01, 1774

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, July, 1774 



* Boston Port Bill reaction

* Pre Revolutionary War tensions




Among the articles is: "The Speech of Moses Bon Saam, a Free Negro, to the Revolted Slaves in ...the West Indies" which takes nearly 1 1/2 pages.

In: "Review of New Publications" is: "Thoughts on the Act for Making More  Effectual Provision for the Gover... See More  

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659918

Gage arrives, Bostonians refuse to trade...

Item #659918

June 01, 1774

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1774  Articles include: "Some Observations on the Characters of the English in General, and the Lower People in Particular" "Thoughts on the Reformation" and so much more. Among "Review of New Publications" is: The Chains of Slavery" and; "A Speech Intended to have Been Spoken on the Bill for Altering the Charter of t... See More  

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659917

Family tree of the Oliver Cromwell family, with a huge chart...

Item #659917

May 01, 1774

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, May, 1774  A feature is an article: "Historical Account & Genealogical Descent of the Cromwell Family" which includes a large foldout chart showing the Oliver Cromwell family tree, measuring 16 1/4 by 20 1/4 inches. Several folds and a minor & discrete archival mend.

Other articles include: "Causes of Depopulation" & "Short D... See More  

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659903

Why England should quit the war in America...

Item #659903

June 28, 1777

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 be attempted on any side. That Mr. Washington has removed from Morristown to Bound Brook...Mr. Washington is, by his new position, between 8 and 9 miles nearer to New York. That Lord Cornwallis is... See More  

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659900

Philadelphia cannot be taken by the British...

Item #659900

June 19, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, June 19, 1777 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




The front page has: "The news from America...is that there has been an action between the King's troops and the Provincials in the Jerseys...General Howe is advancing forward with 10,000 men...that should there be 20,000 they could not succeed against Philadelphia...so ma... See More  

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$54.00
659824

Engraving of the skyline of London... News from Boston...

Item #659824

August 01, 1771

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1771  Perhaps the most interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative.

Near the back is the "Monthly Chronologer" which includes over a full page of reports headed "America" with items from Boston, including 2 messages fro... See More  

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$42.00
659814

Trade with America...

Item #659814

January 01, 1771

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1771  Included are nearly 3 pages on: "The Present State of the British Trade with Europe, Africa, and America" with much detail.

An interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative.

The plates called for are lacking.

Complete in 5... See More  

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$39.00
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