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687347

Fate of Col. Hayne... The Asgill Affair... Keep fighting, or not

Item #687347

May 02, 1782

THE PENNSYLVANIA PACKET OR THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 2, 1782  



* American Revolutionary War



The front page begins with a lengthy report headed: "Office of Finance" signed by: Robert Morris

Page 2 begins with a very fine & detailed letter from Col. Stewart to Earl Cornwallis dated Sept. 9, 1781, being an account of the Battle of Eutaw Springs, South ... See More  

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$465.00
685811

The surrender of West Florida to the Spanish...

Item #685811
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780  



* West Florida surrendered to Spanish

* Revolutionary War from the enemy




The issue begins with 5 pages of the "Summary of the Debates in Parliament" which includes some discussion of the American situation, one bit noting: "...could see no difference in point of turpitude between an endeavour to detach France from Ameri... See More  

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$60.00
685345

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #685345

December 19, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 19, 1670



* Among the Earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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$46.00
685248

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #685248

April 14, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 14, 1701



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is... See More  

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$32.00
682795

King Philip's War: the first war in America...

Item #682795

August 19, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, August 19, 1675 



* King Philip's War - Metacomet

* New England Colonists vs. Indians

* First war in America (historic)




The significance of what is known as "King Philip's War" is lost with most Americans, but the event cannot be over-stated. This was America's first war, and the only newspaper in existence to report it was this title.... See More  

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682668

The notorious pirate Captain Kidd is executed !

Item #682668

May 26, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 22-26, 1701 



* Infamous pirate Captain William Kidd

* Historic & extremely rare report

* Execution - hanging




The London Gazette is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today.

This issue contains on page two an exceedingly significant report--perhaps the rarest and mo
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$16,500.00
681513

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1676...

Item #681513

December 14, 1676

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 14, 1676



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, mea... See More  

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$47.00
680363

Jews are banished from Vienna, Austria...

Item #680363

July 28, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 28, 1670 



* Jews are expelled from Vienna (Austria)

* The synagogue has been removed!

* Extremely rare reporting

* Only the 5th year of L.G.'s publication




The top of the front page has a report from Vienna noting: "The Jews have offered great sums of money to the Emperor to dispence with his order for their banishment, or at least to give le... See More  

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$465.00
680316

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1681...

Item #680316

March 02, 1681

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 2, 1681



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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$44.00
680146

Barbadoes and New York...

Item #680146

July 25, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 25, 1670  An early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665.

The front page begins with a report noting: "The 15th instant arrived here the Expedition of London, laden with horses and others goods, bound for the Barbados, as also the ship cal'd the Duke of York, bound for New York. The ... See More  

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$76.00
680141

Actions of the pirates...

Item #680141

September 15, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 15, 1670  An early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665.

The back page has a report noting: "A privateer of Santa Maura...having one hundred men on board, was twice met by a Tartane & let pass by virtue of a flag of St. Mark which they put up: some days after the same Pyrate landed... See More  

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$105.00
680128

Ship from Boston has tobacco, sugar and beaver...

Item #680128

December 10, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 10, 1666



* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had

* Early report re. America - Boston Harbor




 Issues of this very famous title--the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper--from the year of the Great Fire of London and the final year of the Great Plague, are quite rare.

The front page has a report: "On Fri
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$280.00
680119

All is good in the American colonies of New England...

Item #680119

October 31, 1667

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 31, 1667 



* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had

* Early New England - America mention




An early issue of this still publishing newspaper which began in 1665.

The back page has a report noting: "...This day came in a vessel from New England, where all things continue in a good condition...".

Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 by 11 in... See More  

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$92.00
680097

Lost in the river at Virginia...

Item #680097

December 23, 1667

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 23, 1667  



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



A very early issue of this famous title which began in 1665 and still publishes today. The back page has a small report noting: "But Captain lightfoot, late commander of the Elisabeth, lost in the River at Virginia, for his negligence in not performing his duty, was by the Gen... See More  

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$94.00
680094

Death report from the Great Plague...

Item #680094

January 01, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 7, 1666 (1667 by today's calendar) 



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




An early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1666. This is issue #119.

The front page has a report from Norwich, England, reporting on the deaths from the Great Plague which ... See More  

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$174.00
680005

Period mention of the great London Fire...

Item #680005

January 28, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 28, 1666 (1667 by today's calendar). 



* The Great London Fire period coverage

* Among the earliest newspapers to be had




It is very rare to find any period mention of the great London Fire of 1666 in newspapers of the day, certainly one reason being the death of publications in print at that time--very few beyond the London Gazette.

The back pag... See More  

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$430.00
679631

Reference to the 1666 Great Fire of London...

Item #679631

October 04, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 4, 1666 



* The great plague

* London fire report




One of the greatest calamities and more notable events to strike London in its long history is the Great Fire which destroyed much of the city in September, 1666. 

Finding period references to it are exceedingly difficult, as the number of newspapers publishing in 1666 was extremely small, this tit... See More  

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679606

A report on the Great Plague...

Item #679606

June 25, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 25, 1666  The front page includes: "...A French vessel is already landed there with 12,000 piece of Eight, and another from Alicant...to pay for the redemption of their captives; the whole will amount to a very considerable sum, the number of Slaves being at the least 2500 each of them to be redeemed at 215 pieces a man...".

There is mention of the... See More  

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679605

Mention of Virginia, and a Great Plague report...

Item #679605

June 18, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 18, 1666 



* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had

* Deaths re. the Great Plague

* Very early Virginia mention




Various reports from many locations throughout Europe, many of which are military in nature.

The front page event has mention of the colonies with: "...fleet from Ireland of 38 vessels...passed lately by the mouth of this harbor, an... See More  

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679604

A report on Great Plague from 1666...

Item #679604

June 07, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 7, 1666 



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging, and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting including an account of what I believe to be the Four Days&... See More  

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679603

Report from the Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679603

May 31, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 31, 1666  



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. The bottom of the back page has a death report which ... See More  

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679601

Report from the Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679601

May 10, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 10, 1666  



* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. A front page item from Falmouth notes: "The ... See More  

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679600

Report from the Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679600

May 03, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 3, 1666  



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. A back page item notes: "...eight persons condemn... See More  

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679599

A Great Plague report from 1666...

Item #679599

April 26, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 26, 1666  A notable issue being from the year when the Great Plague was raging, and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. The bottom of the back page has a death report which ties it specifically to this significant year: "The Account of this Weeks Bi... See More  

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679596

The Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679596

March 29, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, London, March 29, 1666 



* Among the earliest of newspapers to be had

* Update on the great plague (rare)




Front page news from "Spain" includes: "The Queen of Spain in Acknowledgment of the good services and fidelity of the Servants and Family of the Late King....".

From "Venice" is a report stating, in part: "We have very great p... See More  

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678013

First naval battle of the Revolutionary War between the British & French...

Item #678013

June 27, 1778

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23-27, 1778 



* Naval conflict between the Belle Poule vs. the Arethusa

* British and French frigates - 1st naval battle

* Action of 17 June 1778




A  very notable issue reporting a significant naval event in the Revolutionary War. The front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with letters headed: "Victory, at Sea" which give deta... See More  

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677737

The French surrender Alexandria...

Item #677737

October 22, 1801

THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, Oct. 22, 1801  



* Capitulation of Alexandria

* French expedition of Egypt




This "extra" edition--published outside the regular printing schedule to get historic news into the hands of the public quickly--notes on the front page, with a dateline of "Head-Quarters, Camp before Alexandria, Sept. 5, 1801" fro Egypt, includes: &... See More  

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677732

England and the U.S. formally exchange the ratified Jay Treaty...

Item #677732

October 31, 1795

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 31, 1795  



* The ratified Jay Treaty

* England & U.S. exchange




Page 3 has a report of the formal exchange of the recently ratified Jay Treaty by the two Secretaries of State.

Datelined at Downing St., it notes: "The Ratifications of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between His Majesty and the United States of America, signed the ... See More  

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675395

A hurricane in Virginia reported in a 1668 newspaper...

Item #675395

April 13, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 13, 1668 



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Early America report - Virginia storm




The front page has a report: "This day arrived a vessel of this place from Virginia, confirming the report of much damage they have there received by a hurricane."

Rare to find such an early news item from America on the front pa... See More  

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672696

Mention of Newfoundland and the West Indies in a 1697 newspaper...

Item #672696

July 05, 1697

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 5, 1697 



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



The first column of the front page has a few mentions of the "new world" amongst shipping notices, including: "The ships of the Flora, which returned lately from the West Indies, are now unlading...6 English merchant ships bound home and one for Newfoundland..." a... See More  

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670879

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

Item #670879

April 22, 1710

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 Assize of Bread, in Pounds, Ounces, and Drams, Averdupois Weight" with 14 columns.

This chart extends beyond the normal margins of this newspaper. The back page has uncommonly wide marg... See More  

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670512

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #670512

October 22, 1677

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 22, 1677



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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$48.00
666866

New governors in Jamaica, Barbados, and Maryland...

Item #666866

August 10, 1710

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 10, 1710  The back page has a notable report: "The Queen hath been pleased to appoint the Honourable Lord Archibald Hamilton to be Captain-General and Governor in Chief of the island of Jamaica...Robert Lowther Esq. to succeed Milford Crow, Esq., in the government of Barbadoes; and Colonel Corbet to succeed Colonel Seymour in the government of  the ... See More  

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666858

The Quakers of New York send thanks to the Queen of England for repealing the "cruel law"...

Item #666858

September 29, 1707

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 29, 1707  The front page begins with an: "...address of the people call'd Quakers in Long Island, and near Connecticut colony...presented to Her Majesty...".

The document notes in part: "We, the dutiful & loyal subjects of the Queen called Quakers, inhabiting in Long Island and places adjacent, and near Connecticut Colony think our se... See More  

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666856

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

Item #666856

October 02, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 2, 1701



* James Francis Edward Stuart

* "The Old Pretender"




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 the king of France who considers the king of England as the "pretended" king.

As a bit of background, James II was the... See More  

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666833

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

Item #666833

September 27, 1708

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 before Lisle" and "From the Camp before Lisle" and "From the Camp at Lannoy" and again: "From the Camp before Lisle".

The Siege of Lille was the most promin
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666386

Stop by and visit the President...

Item #666386

April 03, 1799

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 3, 1799  Inside has: "Of Buonaparte and Egypt" "Invasion of Naples" as well as a report from the London Gazette which includes a letter signed by: Horatio Nelson, from on board his ship 'Vanguard'. Page 3 has: "Another Victory" and a report from Boston: "The PRESIDENT of the United States wil... See More  

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661817

Four century set of the London Gazette...

Item #661817

January 01, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England.  A collection of four issues of this--the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper--each one hundred years apart. Issues are dated 1671, 1771, 1871 and 1971.

Interestingly, the format of this title did not change much over the years save for the number of pages increasing with the years. The 4 issue collection comes in a custom-made 4 s... See More  

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652458

1751 - reports from throughout the world... a Highwayman robs a Post Office...

Item #652458

June 01, 1751

THE LONDON GAZETTE, June 1, 1751 This issue has period advertising and news from throughout the world, including reports from Parma, Rome, Turin, Vienna, Berlin, Hague, Middleburg, and Whitehall. Another article is in regards to The East-India House, and there is an interesting detailed report of a Post Office being robbed by a Highwayman.

The front page has a partial (3/4ths) red tax stamp.

Com... See More  

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649303

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.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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$24.00
649293

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 (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The image shown is just an example of... See More  

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$44.00
649260

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649260
(5) 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. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity to obtain authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their t... See More  

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$98.00
649246

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

Item #649246
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1699  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 issue is well over 300 years old. 

Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More  

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$28.00
649234

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 world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

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$110.00
648916

Seeking cheaper labor and products prohibited...

Item #648916

January 09, 1768

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 9, 1768  The previous issue included a warning on the front page making clear the penalties for Artificers and Merchants seeking cheaper labor, products, and materials from foreign locations outside the umbrella of The Kingdom - making it infinitely more difficult for those Artificers and Merchants following the regulations and laws of the land to be compe... See More  

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$36.00
646941

The King pardons deserters...

Item #646941

November 29, 1796

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1796  Half of the ftpg. text is taken up with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION For Pardoning such Deserters from His Majesty's Marine Forces as shall return into His Majesty's Service on or Before the 31st Day of December...".

Twelve pages, 7 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches, good condition.

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$28.00
646266

The death of Prince Edward, Duke of York...

Item #646266

September 29, 1767

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, September 29, 1767



* The death of Prince Edward, Duke of York & Albany



The front page has an order for a day of "General Mourning for his late Royal Highness Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany." Other items on the front page provide how this day of mourning is to be carried out. Prince Edward is the namesake of Prince Edward County, Virgi... See More  

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$55.00
646060

On the death of King George III...

Item #646060

February 08, 1820

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 8, 1820 



* George III of the United Kingdom

* Death - best title to be had ?




The front page has "By the King, A Proclamation" concerning the death of King George III, prefaced with: "Requiring all Persons, being in Office of Authority or Government at the Decease of the late King, to Proceed in the Execution of their Respective Offices.&... See More  

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$42.00
628231

Frederick V of Denmark dies...

Item #628231

February 01, 1766

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, February 1, 1766  The ftpg. has "Our late Sovereign King of Denmark, Friderick (Frederick) the Fifth, after having laboured some Months under a Dropsical Disorder, expired this Morning...", with much more. Other news of the day and period advertising is also present. Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition, partial red-inked tax stamp on the ftpg., meas... See More  

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$55.00
623133

Four London Gazette newspapers...

Item #623133

August 21, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE England. These four issues cover the past four  centuries being 100 years apart with dates being: August 21, 1671; December 21, 1771; August 29, 1871; and September 23, 1971.

Each contain news of the day, lots of royal related news. This title is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world and is still published today. Of interest is t

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$240.00
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