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180019

Pre and post war perspective from Britain...

Item #180019
(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 title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate (see). Each issue is complete (often excluding plates - if called for) and in nice condition.

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$68.00
172286

Saratoga in 1777-The Cellar of the Riedesel House...

Item #172286

August 20, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1859 The front page has the continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Inside are 16 small illustrations pertaining to "More About the Gold Discoveries of the Isthmus." (Indians, Mexico). Two full page illustrations entitled "Saratoga in 1777-The Cellar of the Riedesel House" and "Saratoga in 1859 - A Ball... See More  

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$54.00

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121385

Parlimentary proceedings...

Item #121385
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1795  Among the articles within as noted in the title/index page are: "The Worship of Baal--A Biblical Critique" "Mansfield Church--Dr. Jeremy Taylor" "Hints Respecting the Culture of Potatoes" "Private Vices & Public Virtues Contrasted" " & more.

Near the back is a section of "Domestic Occ... See More  

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$25.00
121381

Destroying Wasps and Hornets...

Item #121381
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1765 The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history.  This issue contains content, ads, and headlines which are not pictured, including: "Letter from Cambridge Univ. to Ld Hardwick and Anfwer", "Method to destroy Wasps... See More  

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$31.00
121160
Item #121160
MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, 1711 A very uncommon title from England, four pages with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews. Nice condition, and a rare opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection.

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$38.00
121156

First action of the new goverment under the Constitution...

Item #121156
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1789  Among the articles are one concerning "...the new grass brought from the banks of the Santee in South Carolina..." with details, and includes 2 illustrations on a full page plate; "Strictures on the Absurd Custom of Dueling" "Proposal for the Prevention of Dueling" and so much more. Near the back is news headed: &qu... See More  

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$32.00
121103
Item #121103
THE SCOURGE, London, 1753. A very curious and uncommon newspaper from England done in the editorial format, popular with other titles at that time as well. Single column format with 6 pages and in great condition. An interesting title name for any newspaper collection! Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as show... See More  

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$32.00
121101

Item #121101
THE ANTI-JACOBIN or, WEEKLY EXAMINER, London, 1798. An uncommon newspaper published exclusively during the sitting of Parliament with many Parliamentary reports. Quarto-size, 8 pages, some light staining. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures about 12"x9".

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$35.00
121100
Item #121100
THE CONNOISSEUR, London, 1755. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. An uncommon and early title "By Mr. Town, Critic & Censor General" as noted in the masthead. Done in editorial format. Six pages, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures... See More  

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$20.00
121061

Report on Parliament, from the 1600's...

Item #121061
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 & rarely offered at such a price. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format a... See More  

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$39.00
121059
Item #121059
THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE; OR, THE BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1767. Nice engraving in the masthead makes this a displayable issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, from not long before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date

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121058
Item #121058
THE ST. JAMES CHRONICLE OR, BRITISH EVENING POST, London, England, 1782  A handsome issue from the closing period of the Revolutionary War, although I don't find any such reporting in this issue. Folio-size, four pages, front page has a partial red-inked tax stamp, binding holes at the spine and a postsing hole at the top. A wealth of ads plus news of the day as well.

Never trimmed, some... See More  

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$18.00
121053
Item #121053
THE PHILANTHROPIST, London, England, 1795. A little magazine of 8 pages, with editorial items, literature and a few tidbits. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Tiny binding holes in left margin. Measures about 8"x5", light browning.

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$19.00
121050
Item #121050
THE REMEMBRANCER, London, 1749-1750. A very uncomnon newspaper from well before either the French & Indian or Revolutionary Wars. Four pages, various news & events of the day plus many ads as well. Includes a partial red-inked tax stamp. In great condition! Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown, a... See More  

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$35.00
121048
Item #121048
THE NORTH BRITON, London, 1770  This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.

Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most famous issue of the paper. It criticized a royal speech in which King George III praised the Treaty of Paris ending the Seven Years' War. Wilkes was charged with libel (accusin... See More  

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$24.00
121044
Item #121044
THE LOUNGER, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1786. Basically an editorial-style newspaper of four pages, without any current news of the day. We rarely find 18th century periodicals from Scotland. Four pages, measuring about 8 by 13 inches, very nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date-but will have the f... See More  

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$25.00
121043

Dislayable newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #121043
THE LONDON COURANT AND WESTMINSTER CHRONICLE, London, 1780. Two engravings in the masthead of this issue make this a decorative newspaper. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. From the Revolutionary War era, but I don't notice any American-related content. Folio-size, 4 pages, red-inked tax stamp, irregular & partially loose at the spine, otherwise in rather nice condition. Note th... See More  

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$22.00
121041
Item #121041
INTLLIGENZ-BLATT, Germany, 1778. An interesting title from Leipzig from during the American Revolutionary, although I suspect no such reports within these pages. In the German language, 8 pages, measuring about 9 by 7 inches, generally very nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have ... See More  

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$26.00
121040

Rare 1747 title....

Item #121040
LES ESTATS DE HOLLANDE, Amsterdam, 1747. An uncommon title from Europe, having a nice engraving in the middle of the masthead.  We beleive this is written in French.  Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures about 9 by 7 inches, light waterstaining throughou... See More  

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$29.00
121036
Item #121036
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, England, 1772. A nice four page newspaper, which as the name would suggest, is mostly taken up with advertisements, offering an interesting glimpse into life from just before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. Some news items on the front page as well. Folio-size, four page, nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not ... See More  

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$25.00
121035

George Washington was just 2 years old...

Item #121035
THE COUNTRY JOURNAL, OR THE CRAFTSMAN, London, 1734  A nice "typical" newspaper from England from  when George Washington was just two years old. Various news of the day and many ads, a few of which have small illustrations.

Complete in 4 pages & measures 10 1/2 by 14 1/2 inches, nice condition. The photo below  is "generic" but the issue you receive will ha... See More  

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$42.00
121030
Item #121030
THE ANTI-JACOBIN or, WEEKLY EXAMINER, London, 1798. An uncommon newspaper published exclusively during the sitting of Parliament with many Parliamentary reports. Quarto-size, 8 pages, some light staining. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures about 12"x9".

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$34.00
121028

From before George Washington was born...

Item #121028
THE DAILY ADVERTISER, London, 1730  See the photo  for an example of this title from our archives. A "typical" newspaper from this period--from before George Washington was born. As the title would suggest, there are many advertisements, some quite fascinating. Also a partial red-inked tax stamp. An archival repair at the spine margin.

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121027
Item #121027
THE ADVENTURER, London, 1753  See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. One of the more uncommon titles being in editorial format without news of the day. Smallish in size as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date-but will have the format as shown. Six pages measuring abou... See More  

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$28.00
120924
Item #120924

THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, 1758  This 8 page newspaper is over 250 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches and in nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper which is less common than the London Gazette. 

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120677
Item #120677
 THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1793. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665. This issue is nearly 220 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well. A complete newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches and is in great condition.

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$18.00
120488

Early and notable 18th century title... Addison & Steele...

Item #120488
THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1711  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 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.

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$36.00
120436

The oldest newspaper in the world...

Item #120436
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dates ranging from 1726 to 1730. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still being published today. Reporting is almost entirely concerned with Parliamentary items and European news with some advertisements near the back of the issue.

The photo below is "generic" however the issue you will receive, datin... See More  

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120350

Over 300 years old...

Item #120350
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 & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.

A single sheet newspaper prin... See More  

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$39.00
120257

Rare, early title...

Item #120257
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 rest of Europe.

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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$44.00
120202

Short-lived newspaper with an interesting title...

Item #120202
THE BRITISH APOLLO, OR CURIOUS AMUSEMENTS FOR THE INGENIOUS and subtitled: "To Which are Added the Most Material Occurrences Foreign and Domestick". Published in London, and "Perform'd by a Society of Gentlemen" as noted in the masthead, the date is 1708. The British Apollo appeared twice a week until issue 79, and then three times a week. A popular paper edite... See More  

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120198

Over 300 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #120198
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
120197

World's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #120197

January 01, 1695

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 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 collecti... See More  

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120190

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #120190
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 on both sides measuring about 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

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$36.00
120185

Famous title from the early 1700's...

Item #120185
THE SPECTATOR, London, 1711-1712 (untrimmed)  One of the most famous of the early newspapers & by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, some foxing, single sheet.  The image shown is representative of the condition and look of the issue you will receive.  Actual dates vary but will be dated within 1711 or 1712.  Note:  No red ink stamps are present.

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$45.00
120168

Nice engraving in the masthead...

Item #120168
THE WORLD, London, 1754 This is an interesting six page newspaper which only lasted for four years, devoted to satirizing the vices and follies of the fashionable world rather than reporting the news of the day. Nice woodcut in the masthead of a man writing in a book while looking at a globe. Measures 7 by 11 inches and in nice condition. The photo below is generic but your issue will be dated 175... See More  

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$24.00
120160

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #120160
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 tax stamp on the reverse. Measures about 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.

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$48.00
120144

Early, genuine newspaper from the 18th century...

Item #120144
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1710  This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today.

The front page of this early newspaper has various military reports from Europe. This is a single sheet newspapers & is in nice condition.  A great way to own a slice of history approximately 300 years old at a low price.  The image is r... See More  

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120120

Decorative and displayable title page...

Item #120120
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, 1760's  This title has always been one of my favorites with the very nice and intricately engraved woodcut on the title/index page, showing the skyline of London as it appeared before the Revolutionary War. The issue contains 50 pages with various news of the day with political & literary content as well. Nice condition & measures about 5 by 8 inches.... See More  

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120116

Oldest continually published newspaper in the world...

Item #120116
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1710-1712  A very early singlesheet newspaper from the early 18th century. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still printing today. Small folio size and in nice condition.  The photo shown is representative of the issue you will receive, but actual issues vary - but will be dated between 1710-1712 (e... See More  

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120047

From the year of the hated Stamp Act...

Item #120047
LONDON CHRONICLE, 1765  We will select an issue from this historic year of the Stamp Act.

This was one of the more popular & successful newspapers of the day, publishing through the Revolutionary War and well into the 19th century. Eight pages, nice condition, measuring about 8 by 11 inches.

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$22.00
120034

From the oldest newspaper in the world...

Item #120034
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1708 - 1711  We will select a nice, genuine issue from this early period of the 18th century.

This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today. This newspaper has various news of the day, mostly European, but several advertisements as well. Nice condition.

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$22.00
120029

One of the more popular & successful newspapers of the day...

Item #120029
LONDON CHRONICLE, England, 1762  We will select a nice issue from this early year.  This genuine newspaper has 8 pages and measures about 8 by 11 inches. It is filled with various news of the day, mostly European, with various ads as well. A few years earlier it was one of the best sources for reporting the French & Indian War, and in another dozen years it would provide extensive co... See More  

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$20.00
120028

This newspaper is over 320 years old...

Item #120028
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1684. This is a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing  today. This is a very early issue from just 19 years after it began publication. Single sheet, printed on both sides, very nice condition.

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$36.00
120025

World's oldest continually published newspaper...

Item #120025
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dated 1700 or 1701.  This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today. This is a very early newspaper from the very beginning of the 18th century. Very nice condition.  Some are singlesheet and some have two pages.  Although most are approximately 12 by 7 inches, a few are 14 by 7 inches,... See More  

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$26.00
120023
Item #120023
MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, England, 1727  See the photo for the very nice front page of this 4 page newspaper, which includes a very nicely inked red tax stamp in the lower right corner. This issue has much news from Europe, and includes many ads as well, a few of which are illustrated. This issue measures 10 by 11 1/2 inches and is in great condition with untrimmed edges. An early an... See More  

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$35.00
120000

Three century set...

Item #120000
You provide us with a 20th century year (birth year, anniversary year, year of graduation, etc.) and we will send you a set of three issues: one from the year given, one from exactly 100 years prior to your given year, and a third exactly 200 years prior to the given year.

Example: If you request 1963, we will send you an issue from 1963, 1863, and 1763. What a wonderful way to take a snapshot of... See More  

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$99.00
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