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676247

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676247
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic report: "Form of the Ratification of the Federal Constitution by the State of ... See More  

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676246

Washington on the Constitution... Connecticut and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676246
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1788  The issue begins with a lengthy: "Oration on the Anniversary of Independence" from  July 4, 1787; "Some Account of a Motley Coloured, or Pye Negro Girl and Mulatto Boy...", and much more.

Half a page has extracts of a letter from George Washington regarding his views of the Constitution, perhaps his strongest language... See More  

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676237

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676237
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic report: "Form of the Ratification of the Federal Constitution by the State of ... See More  

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676236

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676236
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic... See More  

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676235

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676235
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic... See More  

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676234

The adventures of Daniel Boone...

Item #676234
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, October, 1787  Certainly the most notable article is the over 7 page account headed: "Adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, one of the Original Settlers at Kentucke" which is signed by him at its conclusion: Daniel Boon, Fayette County, Kentucke.

This is a wonderful report, by Daniel Boone himself, with great detail. It is rare to find accounts about Bo... See More  

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676233

Washington on the Constitution... Connecticut and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676233
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1788  The issue begins with a lengthy: "Oration on the Anniversary of Independence" from  July 4, 1787; "Some Account of a Motley Coloured, or Pye Negro Girl and Mulatto Boy...", and much more.

Half a page has extracts of a letter from George Washington regarding his views of the Constitution, perhaps his strongest language... See More  

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676232

Washington on the Constitution... Connecticut and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676232
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1788  This issue begins with 12 pages of "Subscribers' Names" by state including: "His Excellency GENERAL WASHINGTON...", Thomas Jefferson, and various members of Congress.

There is a lengthy: "Oration on the Anniversary of Independence" from  July 4, 1787; "Some Account of a Motley Coloured, or Pye Negro... See More  

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676230

Washington on the Constitution... Connecticut and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676230
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, January, 1788  This issue begins with 12 pages of "Subscribers' Names" by state including: "His Excellency GENERAL WASHINGTON...", Thomas Jefferson, and various members of Congress.

There is a lengthy: "Oration on the Anniversary of Independence" from  July 4, 1787; "Some Account of a Motley Coloured, or Pye Negro... See More  

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676229

The adventures of Daniel Boone...

Item #676229
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, October, 1787  Certainly the most notable article is the over 7 page account headed: "Adventures of Col. Daniel Boon, one of the Original Settlers at Kentucke" which is signed by him at its conclusion: Daniel Boon, Fayette County, Kentucke.

This is a wonderful report, by Daniel Boone himself, with great detail. It is rare to find accounts about Bo... See More  

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676225

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676225
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic... See More  

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676224

Massachusetts and Georgia ratify the Constitution...

Item #676224
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1789 as noted on the title page.

The issue begins with: "Oration in Commemoration of American Independence" delivered July 4, 1787 taking nearly 4 1/2 pages; "Quakers' Petition Against Slavery" "Description of the White Mountain in New Hampshire". An historic... See More  

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676221

Over 290 years old...

Item #676221

April 04, 1730

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Apr. 4, 1730



* 18th Century original

* Over 290 years old



This newspaper is 291 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe, with interesting advertisements as well.

This title is the oldest continuously published daily newspaper in the world which began in 1665 and is still in existence today. A complete 4 page issue, measuring about
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676220

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1668...

Item #676220

May 11, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 11, 1668



* 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, measurin... See More  

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676219

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676219
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Ellsworth in the Convention of the State of Connecticut Appointed to Take into Consideration the New Plan of Federal... See More  

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676218

Considerable discussion of the proposed Constitution... Maryland ratifies...

Item #676218
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, April, 1788  This is "the second edition' printed in 1790 as noted on the title page.

Content includes: "An Historical Account of the Earthquakes of New England" which takes over 13 pages; "A Sketch of the Climate, Water and Soil in South Carolina..." which takes 17 pages; "Speech of Oliver Elsworth in the Convention of the... See More  

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676217

A great wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #676217
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Evil Consequences Attending the Excessive use of Spirituous Liquors" "Thoughts on the Law Prohibiting Hogs to Prowl the Streets of Philadelphia"; a continuation of: "Observations on the Constitution Proposed by the Late Federal Convention" which takes over 6 1/2 pages;... See More  

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676212

17th century from London... 1682 original...

Item #676212

October 10, 1682

THE OBSERVATOR, London, Oct. 10, 1682



* Woman publisher



This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that th... See More  

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676203

Washington's Farewell Orders... His resignation as Commander-in-chief... American Crisis... Letters from a Farmer... Fabius...

Item #676203
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), September, 1788  

The issue begins 4 1/2 pages of a letter: "...From an European Traveler in America, to his Friend in London, written in the year 1785" which provides an interesting perspective of America at that time. It is continued in a future issue.

Of significance is the full text of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the ... See More  

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676202

Washington's Farewell Orders... His resignation as Commander-in-chief... American Crisis... Letters from a Farmer... Fabius...

Item #676202
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), September, 1788  

The issue begins 4 1/2 pages of a letter: "...From an European Traveler in America, to his Friend in London, written in the year 1785" which provides an interesting perspective of America at that time. It is continued in a future issue.

Of significance is the full text of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the ... See More  

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676201

Washington's Farewell Orders... His resignation as Commander-in-chief... American Crisis... Letters from a Farmer... Fabius...

Item #676201
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), September, 1788  

The issue begins 4 1/2 pages of a letter: "...From an European Traveler in America, to his Friend in London, written in the year 1785" which provides an interesting perspective of America at that time. It is continued in a future issue.

Of significance is the full text of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the ... See More  

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676200

Washington's Farewell Orders... His resignation as Commander-in-chief... American Crisis... Letters from a Farmer... Fabius...

Item #676200
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), September, 1788  

The issue begins 4 1/2 pages of a letter: "...From an European Traveler in America, to his Friend in London, written in the year 1785" which provides an interesting perspective of America at that time. It is continued in a future issue.

Of significance is the full text of: "General Washington's Farewell Orders to the ... See More  

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676199

A great wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #676199
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Evil Consequences Attending the Excessive use of Spirituous Liquors" "Thoughts on the Law Prohibiting Hogs to Prowl the Streets of Philadelphia"; a continuation of: "Observations on the Constitution Proposed by the Late Federal Convention" which takes over 6 1/2 pages;... See More  

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676198

A great wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #676198
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Evil Consequences Attending the Excessive use of Spirituous Liquors" "Thoughts on the Law Prohibiting Hogs to Prowl the Streets of Philadelphia"; a continuation of: "Observations on the Constitution Proposed by the Late Federal Convention" which takes over 6 1/2 pages;... See More  

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676197

A Williamsburg newspaper from the Revolutionary War... Violating the non-importation agreement...

Item #676197

June 23, 1774

VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg... A set of 7 issues of the Virginia Gazette or the Norfolk Intelligencer, discounted by 10%, in varying conditions (as previously described): 6/23/1774, 7/21/1774, 9/1/1774, 9/29/1774, 2/16/1775, 3/30/1775, and 4/27/1775.

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676196

A great wealth of Constitution-related content...

Item #676196
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, (Philadelphia), August, 1788  Among the articles are: "Observations on the Evil Consequences Attending the Excessive use of Spirituous Liquors" "Thoughts on the Law Prohibiting Hogs to Prowl the Streets of Philadelphia"; a continuation of: "Observations on the Constitution Proposed by the Late Federal Convention" which takes over 6 1/2 pages;... See More  

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676195

The Northwest Ordinance... and so much more...

Item #676195
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, August, 1787  Certainly an emphasis of this title, and a reason for its success at this time, was the publication of politically significant essays. The following issue--September, 1787--would be the first American magazine to print the Constitution of the United States.

Among the articles in this issue are seven essays on: "...the consequence of emitt... See More  

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676194

Much on the states debating the proposed Constitution...

Item #676194
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, June, 1788  This is the "second edition" as noted on the title page, printed on Feb. 20, 1792. 

Among the articles are: "Observations on the Management of the Female Convicts in the Workhouse, Philadelphia" "Objections to the Proposed Plan of Government for the United States on Genuine Principles" is concerning the propose... See More  

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676191

Washington's Farewell Address...

Item #676191
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1787  The first 9 pages are taken up with Washington's Farewell Address dated at "Head quarters, Newburgh, June 18, 1783" which begins: "The great object for which I had the honour to hold an appointment in the service of my country being accomplished, I am now preparing to resign it into the hands of congress & return to that dom... See More  

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676187

A portion of Paine's "Common Sense"...

Item #676187
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, March, 1787, Second Edition (1788)  The first 6 pages are taken up with: "Common Sense, by Mr. Payne ([sic] (Concluded) Part IV. Of the present Ability of America, with some Miscellaneous Reflections".

Other items include: "Thoughts on Mobs" "A Word of Consolation for America..." "Letter from Mr. Jefferson to Mr. Jay"... See More  

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676185

Letters by Benjamin Franklin...

Item #676185
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1787  Among the articles are: "Remarks & Facts Relative to the American Paper Money, By Dr. Franklin" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a Friend, on the Subject of the North East Storms" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a friend, Containing an Account of a Remarkable Whirlwind" "Letter from Dr. M. to Dr. Franklin, Containi... See More  

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676184

Letters by Benjamin Franklin...

Item #676184
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1787  Among the articles are: "Remarks & Facts Relative to the American Paper Money, By Dr. Franklin" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a Friend, on the Subject of the North East Storms" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a friend, Containing an Account of a Remarkable Whirlwind" "Letter from Dr. M. to Dr. Franklin, Containi... See More  

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676179

Letters by Benjamin Franklin...

Item #676179
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1787, Second Edition (1789)  Among the articles are: "Remarks & Facts Relative to the American Paper Money, By Dr. Franklin" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a Friend, on the Subject of the North East Storms" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a friend, Containing an Account of a Remarkable Whirlwind" "Letter from Dr. M. to... See More  

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676178

Letters by Benjamin Franklin...

Item #676178
THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1787, Second Edition (1789)  Among the articles are: "Remarks & Facts Relative to the American Paper Money, By Dr. Franklin" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a Friend, on the Subject of the North East Storms" "Letter from Dr. Franklin to a friend, Containing an Account of a Remarkable Whirlwind" "Letter from Dr. M. to... See More  

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676175

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #676175

August 13, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 13, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 2 slave related ads. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.... See More  

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676173

1793 Boston, Massachusetts...

Item #676173

June 26, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1793



* 18th century American title



Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements.

Pages 3 & 4 include 13 illustrated ship ads.

Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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676172

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1692...

Item #676172

June 05, 1692

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 5, 1692



* 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, measurin... See More  

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676165

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1668...

Item #676165

April 27, 1668

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 27, 1668



* 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, measur... See More  

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676164

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1677...

Item #676164

February 04, 1677

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 4, 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, mea... See More  

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676163

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1697...

Item #676163

January 13, 1697

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 13, 1697



* 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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$37.00
676162

18th century runaway slave ad...

Item #676162

June 11, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 11, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (4) Slavery advertisements




Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including one on the front page for t... See More  

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676161

Washington's final state-of-the-union address...

Item #676161
Similar to 667426 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1797  Although there is a wide range of content within this issue, the most significant is President George Washington's last state-of-the-union address which is headed: "Gen. Washington's Farewell Address to the United States" [not really; see the 1796 Supplement for his Farewell Address] and prefaced with: &q... See More  

Item from Catalog 302 (released for January, 2021)...

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676121

One of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century...

Item #676121

September 24, 1795

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Sept. 24, 1795 



* Nice masthead engraving

* 18th century America

* Runaway slaves advertisement




If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era. The back page has and ... See More  

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676076

Advertisement on the Salem witch trials...

Item #676076

February 11, 1693

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, Feb. 11, 1693 



* Rare Salem witch trials advertisement

* Very early and rare 17th century title




The back page has an advertisement for the book "The Second Edition of the late TRYALS of several WITCHES in New-England. Written by Cotton Mather, and Published by the Special Command of the Governour." (see)

This is the only periodical we have ever ... See More  

Item from Catalog 303 (released for February, 2021)...

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$345.00
676068

Problems in America... Mention of Dr. Franklin...

Item #676068

September 14, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 14, 1782 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




Pg. 2 has a bit noting: "...an officer is arrived there from America & has brought some disagreeable news...that there is a revolution in some of the colonies, & that dispatches are also brought from the Congress to Dr. Franklin complaining of the bad behaviour of some ... See More  

Item from Catalog 303 (released for February, 2021)...

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676066

Set of five different mastheads for the same title...

Item #676066

July 04, 1716

THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1707, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734. As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 with two engravings each, all differently slightly, and the last without any masthead engr... See More  

Item from Catalog 303 (released for February, 2021)...

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676005

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1669...

Item #676005

July 27, 1669

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1668



* 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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$54.00
675963

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #675963

August 21, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 21, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (5) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 8 illustrated ship ads. The front page also contains 5 slavery related advertisements as well. (see images)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.... See More  

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675962

17th century from London... 1681 original...

Item #675962

November 30, 1681

THE OBSERVATOR, London, Nov. 30, 1681



* Woman publisher



This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. Done in a dialogue format, between Whig & Tory. This early single sheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, but the most intriguing aspect of this issue is that th... See More  

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675961

Large ship advertisements in 1785...

Item #675961

March 19, 1785

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Edinburgh, Scotland, Feb. 2, 1785  The front page has five unusually large illustrated ship advertisements. Front page also has a partial red-inked tax stamp in the lower right corner. News and advertisements of the day. Complete in four pages with some lite rubbing, otherwise in nice condition.

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$36.00
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