Newspapers From The 1600s and 1700s
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208911

Early from Birmingham...

Item #208911
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE OR THE GENERAL CORRESPONDENT, England, 1747  It is rare to find British newspapers outside of London with such an early date. This is a nice four page newspaper with much news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe. The bottom of the front page has at least a partial red-inked tax stamp. The first letter in the first column is ornately engraved (may ... See More  

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$88.00
208906

Just a few issues in our inventory...

Item #208906
THE ENGLISH CHRONICLE, London, 1799 A nice folio-size newspaper of four pages containing a wide variety of news of the day primarily from England but with "Foreign Intelligence" as well. Includes reports from the British Parliament. We only have a few issues of this title in our inventory. The photo below is "generic" however the issue you receive will have the same look and wi... See More  

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$31.00
208780

William Henry Harrison....

Item #208780

November 13, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 13, 1799  A page 2 report states: "Captain William Henry Harrison is chosen delegate to Congress, from the North Western Territory. Capt. H. is a very respectable gentleman, and of course, a friend to government." Occasional foxing otherwise in good condition.

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$34.00
208554

The Prince of Wales retires...

Item #208554

July 11, 1780

THE MORNING HERALD, London, July 11, 1780 Page two contains a lengthy and interesting article concerning the retirement of the Prince of Wales, which includes in part: "The Prince of Wales has not suffered from the importunities of his tradesmen; they have not pressed upon his treasurer with clamour...his Highness steps forward with a Princely generosity...this is a conduct that will doubly e... See More  

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$28.00
208507

Handsome masthead from the year the American government was established...

Item #208507
THE DIARY; OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER, London, 1789 This is a nice folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with untrimmed margins (uncommon) and a nice red-inked tax stamp in the lower right corner of the front page or page 3. Various news of the day plus ads as well. This is one of the less common British titles in our inventory, never held by us in 30 years, outside of our recent purchase. Minimal fold ... See More  

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$26.00
208504
Item #208504
THE MORNING CHRONICLE, London, 1797 A nice folio size newspaper of four pages, and one of the more popular & successful newspapers in London from the 18th century. Various news of the day, primarily British but European items as well, with many ads also. The back page has a partial red-inked tax stamp. Nice condition.

The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive will have a ... See More  

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$19.00
208488
Item #208488
THE MORNING HERALD, London, 1788 A nice, folio-size newspaper of 4 page with the ftpg. taken up with ads and various news of the day on the inside page, including Parliamentary reports. Includes a partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page or page 3. Some minor ink staining, generally quite nice.

The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive will have a similar look and will b... See More  

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$21.00
208485

One of the earliest daily newspapers in the world...

Item #208485
THE DAILY POST, London, 1731 A very nice, folio-size, single sheet newspaper with various news of the day and ads as well. This is one of the earliest daily newspapers we have had the pleasure to offer. A red inked tax stamp on the front or the back. In nice condition with some light damp staining at the spine or near the top. The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive will hav... See More  

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$44.00
208484

The year of the Stamp Act repeal...

Item #208484
THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, 1766  A very nice, four page, folio size newspaper with the emphasis being on advertising, as the title would suggest. However, there are some news reports throughout, and page 3 has a partial red-inked tax stamp. Very nice condition.

The photo is "generic" but the issue you receive will have the same look and will be dated 1766, the year of the Stamp... See More  

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$39.00
208483

"A Vigorous War, or Glorious Peace"...

Item #208483
THE DAILY GAZETTEER, OR LONDON ADVERTISER, England, 1746 The phrase: "A Vigorous War, or Glorious Peace" is boldly printed in the middle of the masthead (see photo). An interesting newspaper from this pivotal year of the Jacobite Rebellion, singlesheet, with various news items on the front page and the back page mostly taken up with ads. Folio-size, trimmed at the margins but not affect... See More  

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$31.00
208482

18th century from Dublin...

Item #208482
PUE'S OCCURRENCES, Dublin, Ireland, 1761 A quite uncommon Irish title with a wide variety of news of the day plus some ads as well. The focus is on news from the British Isles but there is other European news as well. Folio size and 4 pages, the issue is irregular at the spine margin with some loss, perhaps causing minor text loss on the back leaf. Wear on the other margins with various browni... See More  

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$40.00
208480

Uncommon title from the Jacobite Rebellion...

Item #208480
THE LONDON COURANT, England, 1746 This is a folio-size, singlesheet newspaper which has various news on the front page with the back page mostly  taken up with ads. The masthead is decorative as it includes detailed engravings on either side, one showing a sailing ship & lighthouse, and the other showing a postboy on horseback "trumpeting" the news.

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$41.00
208478
Item #208478
THE LONDON EVENING-POST, England, 1798 This title has a nice engraving in the masthead which features two dragons (see photo). This issue contains a wide variety of news of the day with a minimal number of ads. Full folio size & complete in 4 pages. Some minimal margin wear, moreso at the spine, but generally in nice condition.

The photo is "generic" however the issue you receive wi... See More  

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$27.00
208452
Item #208452
THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL: OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, 1771  One of the less common London newspapers from this period, with a nice engraving in the masthead. A good amount of news of the day throughout the four pages & with some advertisements included as well. Folio size, generally in nice condition.

The photo is "generic" but the issue you receive will have the same look an... See More  

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$21.00
208451

From the period of the French & Indian War...

Item #208451
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1758 As the title might suggest the emphasis was on advertisements with a tremendous number found within this complete, four page issue. This is a nice issue from during the period of the French & Indian War in America although I do not find any such content in this issue. There is various current news on the front page. Folio-size, partial red-inked tax stamp on ... See More  

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$45.00
208450

Includes a partial red ink-stamp on the front page...

Item #208450
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1772 (inc. ftpg partial red ink stamp).  As the title might suggest the emphasis was on advertisements with a tremendous number found within this complete, four page issue. There is some current news on the front page from this interesting period just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in America. Folio-size, partial red-inked tax stamp on t... See More  

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$25.00
208447
Item #208447
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1785  A nice 18th century Scottish newspaper with the entire front page taken up with ads, with various news of the day on the inside pages. Some of the ads have illustrations as well. Complete in 4 pages, partial red-inked tax stamp on the front page folio size, some light browning or dirtiness, generally nice condition. The photo shown below is "... See More  

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$20.00
208424

18th century Scottish newspaper...

Item #208424
THE CALEDONIAN MERCURY, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1791 A nice newspapers from the late 1700's carrying various news of the day and a wealth of ads. The entire front page is taken up with ads, a few of which are illustrated. Nice engraving in the middle of the masthead showing the "mercury" figure. Folio size, complete in 4 pages, some scattered browning or foxing, generally in good condit... See More  

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$21.00
208091
Item #208091
THE ORACLE, London, England, 1793 A folio-size issue of 4 pages filled with news of the day & a wide variety of ads, and incorporating an interesting & ornate engraving in the masthead. A portion of a tax stamp remains on the front page. Nice condition. The photo is generic & the date you receive will be slightlly different although from 1793.

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$25.00
208020

One of the finest mastheads to be found...

Item #208020
THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, 1721 Noted in the masthead: "With Freshest Advices Foreign & Domestick". See the photo for one of the most ornate and intricately engraved mastheads to be had, perfect for display. Complete 6 pg. issue with various news of the day and ads as well. The exact date of the issue you receive will differ from that shown but the format &... See More  

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$51.00
207992

York England... Red ink tax stamp...

Item #207992
THE YORK CHRONICLE, England, 1787 A nice folio-size, four page newspaper and somewhat uncommon from this British town in the 1700's, filled with varoius news of the day and ads as well. The front page includes a red-inked tax stamp.

This issue was never bound nor trimmed, has some rubbing at the folds and browning scattered throughout. A nice 18th century title we've never had the pleasur... See More  

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$29.00
207749

Birmingham newspaper with a "call to arms"...

Item #207749

January 15, 1798

ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, January 15, 1798. This is perhaps the first 18th century newspaper we have offered from Birmingham. The front page includes a report from London which reports a "call to arms" by the government, beginning: "Government, convinced of the dangers which at present hang over us, are taking the necessary steps to guard against the threatened vengean... See More  

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$27.00
207653
Item #207653
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1792 A very nice full folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with the entire front page taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 have various news of the day with the back page having mostly ads. The front page includes a nice, partial red-inked tax stamp. Very nice condition.

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$20.00
207652

Handsome masthead...

Item #207652
THE DIARY; OR WOODFALL'S REGISTER, London, 1790 This is a nice folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with untrimmed margins (uncommon) and a nice red-inked tax stamp in the lower right corner of the front page. Various news of the day plus ads as well. This is one of the less common British titles in our inventory, never held by us in 30 years outside of our recent purchase. Minimal fold or edge wea... See More  

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$26.00
207651

18th century Glasgow, Scotland...

Item #207651
THE GLASGOW COURIER, Scotland, 1799 An uncommon late 18th century title from Scotland, as Edinburgh issues are more typically found. Various news of the day on pages 1, 2 & 3 with the back page mostly taken up with ads, and other ads scattered on page 3 as well. Folio-size, complete in 4 pages, a few small binding holes at the blank spine margin, and a partial red-inked tax stamp at the top of... See More  

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$27.00
207650
Item #207650
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1783 A very nice folio-size newspaper of four pages from the final year of the Revolutionary War--the year the peace treaty was signed--but I don't see any particular content in this issue relating to the war. The front page is almost entirely taken up with ads with various news of the day on pages 2, 3 and 4, with more ads scattered throughout.... See More  

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$21.00
207649
Item #207649
LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, 1796 A fine, 18th century British newspaper very popular in its day, with not only  the front page but most inside pages entirely taken up with current news. There are some advertisements scattered throughout as well. Complete in 8 pages, minimal edge wear, generally nice. Measures about 9 by 11 1/2 inches.

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$20.00
207542

Front page partial red ink tax stamp...

Item #207542
JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, 1792  This may be the first 18th century Oxford newspaper we have offered. Full folio size with four pages, the masthead includes an engraving on each side making this a decorative issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well, there is much political content within this issue.

Some light rubbing & very light browning to the front page,... See More  

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$34.00
207541
Item #207541
THE GENERAL ADVERTISER, London, 1786 A fine example of an 18th century, full-folio size newspaper of four pages, with various news of the day and a large number of ads as well. Page 3 contains a partial red-inked tax stamp. Wide margins, very nice condition. This is another title we have not had the good fortune of having in our inventory in the past. The photo is "generic" as the actual... See More  

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$32.00
205901

One of the most detailed engraved mastheads to be had...

Item #205901
THE NORWICH GAZETTE, England, 1728 (with a full red-inked tax stamp on the front page). See the photo below for the tremendous detail in the masthead of this early newspaper, showing the skyline of Norwich. Individual buildings and even the windows can be seen in this woodblock engraving. There are insets in the upper corners as well, one showing the patron Saint George slaying a dragon. Complete ... See More  

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$110.00
205598

Treaty Of Aix-la-Chapelle...

Item #205598
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November,1748  The most significant content in this issue would be the "General & Definitive Treaty of Peace", more commonly known as the Treaty of Aix la Chapelle which ended the War of the Austrian Succession. This treaty takes five pages.

Other items in this issue are: "A Pulmonic Machine" with a print of it, appearing to be mu... See More  

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$47.00
204521

Very uncommon provincial title...

Item #204521
FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, 1798 A quite uncommon title from the 18th century with a nice engraving in the masthead including a shield and a unicorn. The front page is mostly taken up with ads with various news of the day inside including military events. This was the year of the famous Battle of the Nile between England and Napoleon Buonaparte's army. Some light water staining a... See More  

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$27.00
204519

Very uncommon British provincial title...

Item #204519
DREWRY'S DERBY MERCURY, England, 1783 A quite uncommon title, in fact the very first we've come across in 29 years. A nice, full folio size newspaper of 4 pages with an engraving in the center of the masthead and great to have from the end of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. The front page also has a partial red-inked tax stamp. A ... See More  

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$27.00
204516

From the year of the Stamp Act...

Item #204516
THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, 1765 A rather uncommon title from before the Revolutionary War and a nice opportunity for a British newspaper from during the year of the Stamp Act in the colonies. Contents include various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well.  Complete in 8 pages & measuring about 8 1/2  by 11 inches, never trimmed at the margin, some light rubbing a... See More  

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$27.00
204451

From the Jacobite Rebellion...

Item #204451
EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1746 A fine, four page issue from during the midst of the Jacobite Rebellion. Nice to have a perspective of political and news reports from Scotland during this troubled period in British history. Very nice condition. The photo shown is generic. The actual date you receive will be slightly different but will be from 1746.

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$32.00
204196
Item #204196
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1779  A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as I find almost no American content in this issue. At the back under the "Historical Chronicle" is mention that the New York, Quebec & Newfoundland fleets have set sail under the convoy of Admiral Arbuthnot. The balance of the news ... See More  

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$34.00
202927

A London Revolutionary War newspaper...

Item #202927
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1777  A fine issue from during the middle of the Revolutionary War with actual war reporting.  Additional varied content, presenting an interesting perspective of what life was like in London--home of the "enemy" of the colonists--during this historic period, is also included. Various news of the day and many ads as well.  Measures 8 1/2 by 1... See More  

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$100.00
201325

Oldest newspaper in the world... From the decade after the Great Plague...

Item #201325
LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's   This is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world.  A 17th century issue from the decade after the Great London Fire and Plague.  The issue shown in the photo is an example of the look and condition of the issue you will receive.  Printed on high quality rag paper.  Very nice condition.

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$42.00
180155

Additional war collections...

Item #180155
Additional War Collections can be obtained for any of the following: French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, WWI, and the Korean War. Prices will vary depending upon the collection, but will be priced similarly to our other war collections, and may range from $40 to $100. Contact us for additional details and exact pricing.

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$74.00
180035

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #180035
(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 defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

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$46.00
180025

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

Item #180025
(6) 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 18th century America. Could contain close-trimming, staining, archival mending, etc., but will not have loss of text.

Please note: The S&H for this lot is a bit higher than that o... See More  

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$98.00
121116

From the midst of the Revolutionary War...

Item #121116
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1777-1779   A fine newspaper from during the middle of the Revolutionary War with varied content, presenting an interesting perspective of what life was like in London--home of the "enemy" of the colonists--during this significant period. Various news of the day and many ads as well.  Any war reports would be minor - or not present at all. The iss... See More  

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$45.00
120812

The Stamp Act, and more...

Item #120812
 THE LONDON MAGAZINE, London, November, 1766 The front page of this issue features a decorative engraving of the 18th century London skyline. Among the 40+ pages are various news reports of the day including an item on  North America Trade and  the Stamp Act & more. (see photos). Great reading. Nice condition, bit close-trimmed at the right margin, & measures about 5 by 8 in... See More  

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$40.00
180130

America at war: The Great War Collection...

Item #180130
THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get ten (now eleven) original/authentic newspapers, one each for:



French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and now, a key issue from Gulf War.



The earliest two are Britis... See More  

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$195.00
180121

Moments in British history & literature II...

Item #180121
Moments in British History & Literature II 1790's, 1800's, 1810's, and 1820's. Each set contains 4 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are London Gazettes, London Chronicles, and Gentlemans Magazines. This is set 2 of a three part collection.

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$42.00
180056

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #180056
(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 ads.  

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$120.00
180039

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #180039
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 rate'. Offered at a considerable discount. The generic photo shows what the newspaper looks like when in good condition.

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$90.00
180023

Colonial era perspective from England...

Item #180023
THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of 10 issues of this famous newspaper from the 1760's, all in good condition but a bit irregular at the spine.  Great to have a colonial era perspective from England.

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$90.00
180022

A 10 issues set from the 1690's...

Item #180022
THE LONDON GAZETTE, a great opportunity to purchase a lot of 10 issues of the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, all from the 1690's, & in good condition. Offered at a considerable discount over the per-issue price. The image shows an example of the look and condition of the issues you will receive.

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$280.00
180020

A wholesale lot from the 18th century... Gentleman's Magazines...

Item #180020
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London -- lot of 25 issues, all from the 1700's, varying years and decades, each issue complete with the full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition. A larger quantity at a low, wholesale price. Most, if not all, plates are not included. The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive. ... See More  

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$207.00
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