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704142

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1683...

Item #704142

April 23, 1683

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23, 1683



* 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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$44.00
704118

Book on the trial of Quakers held at Philadelphia...

Item #704118

November 18, 1693

ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, England, Nov. 18, 1693



* Rare Salem witch trials advertisement

* Very early and rare 17th century title




This was a "gentleman's" newspaper very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics done in question/answer format. Published at a time when there were no newspapers printing in the American co
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Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

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$350.00
703993

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1691...

Item #703993

March 14, 1691

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 14, 1691



* 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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$36.00
703990

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1673...

Item #703990

September 18, 1673

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 18, 1673



* 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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$47.00
703945

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1672...

Item #703945

May 16, 1672

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 16, 1672



* 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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$47.00
703910

Charles II offers a pardon in the Popish Plot investigation...

Item #703910

November 03, 1679

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 3, 1679  This issue has two items concerning the curious Popish Plot, the fabricated scheme accusing Catholics of plotting the assassination of King Charles II.

Most of the first column of the front page is taken up with a Royal Proclamation by the king pardon to those providing information in the Popish Plot. The back page has a report from Whitehall concer... See More  

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

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$145.00
703888

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #703888

July 24, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 24, 1671



* 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
703885

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1685...

Item #703885

August 10, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 10, 1685



* 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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$39.00
703104

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #703104

September 22, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 22, 1684



* 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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$42.00
703101

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #703101

July 15, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 15, 1675



* 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, me... See More  

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$47.00
703100

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #703100

November 03, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 3, 1684



* 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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$42.00
702887

Edmund Halley (23 years old)... Significant issue on the Popish Plot...

Item #702887

April 10, 1679

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 10, 1679 


* Early mention of Edmund Halley (he was only 23 years old)
* Popish Plot (to kill King Charles II)

 
The back page has not one but two items concerning the Popish Plot in England, a contrived conspiracy to accuse Catholic leaders of plotting to kill King Charles II.
A report from Dublin notes: "A Proclamation has
... See More  

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

(Added to Catalog #342 after the hardcopy was released - only available on-line.)

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$288.00
702676

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #702676

June 15, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 15, 1671



* 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
702303

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1670...

Item #702303

September 08, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 8, 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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$48.00
701195

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #701195

November 20, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 20, 1671



* 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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$52.00
701176

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1686...

Item #701176

April 01, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 1, 1686



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Hold something original from the 17th 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 ce... See More  

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$42.00
700720

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1686...

Item #700720

March 29, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 29, 1686



* 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, measuring 6 1/2 ... See More  

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$42.00
699577

Pamphlet on King James' dissenters on his Declaration of Indulgence... Freedom of Religion...

Item #699577

January 01, 1687

AN ANSWER TO A LETTER TO A DESSENTER, Upon Occasion of His Majesties Late Gracious DECLARATION OF INDULGENCE, London, 1687

An interesting pamphlet concerning the 1687 Declaration of Indulgence by King James II of England, and James VII of Scotland. It was a step at establishing freedom of religion in the British Isles, although part of the king's intention was to promote his own minority reli... See More  

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$112.00
698684

17th century Woman publisher... 1682 original...

Item #698684

November 04, 1682

THE OBSERVATOR, London, Nov. 4, 1682



* Rare publication

* 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 thi... See More  

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$47.00
698265

Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary...

Item #698265

April 27, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685  This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph preface reading: "This day being the Festival of St. George, the Coronation of their sacred Ma
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$1,320.00
698264

Coronation of King James II and Queen Mary...

Item #698264

April 27, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 23-27, 1685  This is one of the more desirable & historic events of the period, with the entire front page & some of the back page taken up with the coronation of King James II and Queen Mary. The report is datelined April 23 and has a one paragraph preface reading: "This day being the Festival of St. George, the Coronation of their sacred Ma
... See More  

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

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$1,128.00
698149

Very first of the advice column newspapers...

Item #698149

March 04, 1692

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, March 4, 1692 



* Rare 17th century publication



This was the very first of the "agony aunt" newspapers, a newspaper providing personal advice to its readers.

In creating this format of responding to questions from readers, the publisher, John Dunton, did so as a result of feeling guilty for cheating on his wife. He thought that people like himself... See More  

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$68.00
698066

Reference to the 1666 Great Fire of London...

Item #698066

October 04, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 4, 1666  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 title certainly being the most significant.

Page 2... See More  

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$535.00
697919

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #697919
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Jan. 25, 1681 



* Rare publication

* Woman publisher




A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing, particularly with the over 340 year-old date clearly visible in the dateline.

The most intriguing aspect of... See More  

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$55.00
697861

By America's first newspaper publisher...

Item #697861

February 11, 1681

THE PROTESTANT (DOMESTICK) INTELLIGENCE, OR NEWS BOTH FROM CITY AND COUNTRY, London, England, February 11, 1681  



* Benjamin Harris imprint

* America's 1st publisher

* Rare 17th century periodical




Here is a rare opportunity to purchase a newspaper by Benjamin Harris. Harris was the first newspaper publisher in the colonies, having published "Public Occurrences Both Forreign &... See More  

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$468.00
697414

Very first of the advice column newspapers...

Item #697414

March 05, 1692

THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, March 5, 1692 



* Rare 17th century publication



This was the very first of the "agony aunt" newspapers, a newspaper providing personal advice to its readers.

In creating this format of responding to questions from readers, the publisher, John Dunton, did so as a result of feeling guilty for cheating on his wife. He thought that people like himself... See More  

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$70.00
697267

Rare issue of the Oxford Gazette... Death toll from the Great Plague...

Item #697267

December 28, 1665

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 28, 1665 



* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had

* Great Plague of London - epidemic deaths




This is an extremely famous--and rare--title being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. This is the #13 issue.

Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal ... See More  

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$4,150.00
695842

Rare reference to both the Great Fire & the Great Plague...

Item #695842

October 01, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 1, 1666  



* The great plague

* London fire report




The back page contains a report: "The Plague continuing still very dangerous at Cambridge, Peterborough, and other places near the City of Ely, the Lord Bishop of Ely hath thought fit to prohibit the holding of the Fairs of St. Luke & St. Audrey at Ely this instant October." plus the back ... See More  

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$445.00
693980

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #693980

December 04, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 4, 1684



* 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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$40.00
693036

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1677...

Item #693036

November 19, 1677

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 19, 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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$47.00
692957

Procession to Westminster Hall in 1672 - Hilary Term begins...

Item #692957

January 27, 1672

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Jan. 27, 1672 (Julian Calendar)



* Procession to Westminster Hall

* The beginning of the Hilary Term




The back of the leaf has a nice article providing details regarding the Procession to Westminster Hall (Parliament, England) to begin the Hilary Term (so named because the feast day of St Hilary of Poitiers occurs during this academic/legal term). See images ... See More  

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$75.00
690901

Rare issue of the Oxford Gazette... Death toll from the Great Plague...

Item #690901

December 21, 1665

THE OXFORD GAZETTE, England, Dec. 21, 1665 



* Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had

* The black plague deaths




This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor of the famous "London Gazette", the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world. This is the #11 issue.

Because of the Plague at this time, the Royal Court had remove... See More  

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$1,560.00
690131

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #690131

May 01, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 1, 1684



* 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, measuring... See More  

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$37.00
689830

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1685...

Item #689830

October 15, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 15, 1685



* 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, measuring 6 1/2 b... See More  

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$39.00
689643

America's first war...

Item #689643

August 16, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 16, 1675 



* King Philip's War - Metacomet

* New England Colonists vs. Indians

* First war in America (historic)




The back page has a report concerning King Philip's War, an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day New England and English colonists.

The significance of what is known as "King Philip's War" ... See More  

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$965.00
689380

A book on the territories in America...

Item #689380

November 04, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 4, 1686 



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



The back page has an advertisement for a book: "The Present State of His Majesties Isles and Territories in America..." with mention of the various colonies, islands, etc.

A single sheet newspaper, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, a stain at the bottom margins, nice condition.
... See More  

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$59.00
689379

Edmond Andros off to America to be governor...

Item #689379

October 25, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 25, 1686 



* Sir Edmund Andros sets sail

* Dominion of New England governor




The back page has a quite rare & notable mention of one of the more famous governors of colonial America, Edmond Andros.

The report, from Deale, England, mentions: "Yesterday sailed out of the Downes the Kings-Fisher, having on board Sir Edmond Andros, His Majesties Go... See More  

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$247.00
689375

Jews not included in the surrender...

Item #689375

October 07, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 7, 1686 



* Morean War

* Jews - Jewish




The back page has a report of a capitulation near Turkey which has a brief Judaica mention: "...The same day the besieged hung out a white flag & sent deputies to the Captain-General; they told him that seeing God was against them, they had resolved to surrender the place, with all the cannon, ammunition, ... See More  

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$74.00
689374

King James II appoints a new Caribbean governor...

Item #689374

August 19, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 19, 1686  



* King James II of England

* Nathaniel Johnson appointment

* Governor of the Leeward Islands

* Future governor of South Carolina




The back page has a report from Windsor: "His Majesty has been pleased upon the death of Sir William Stapleton, Governor and Captain-General of his Majesties Leeward or Caribbee [Caribbean] Islands in Americ... See More  

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$95.00
689370

Samuel Johnson is found guilty of sedition and rebellion...

Item #689370

June 24, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 24, 1686  The back page has a report from Westminster noting: "This day Samuel Johnson was brought to tryal at the King's Bench-Bar upon an information of High Misdemeanor, for writing and publishing two scandalous and seditious libels, to excite and stir up His Majesties subjects to sedition and rebellion, and upon a full evidence was found guilty o... See More  

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$68.00
688851

Addresses from Massachusetts and Connecticut...

Item #688851

March 17, 1683

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 17, 1683 



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



The back page has a report from "Whitehall" noting: "There have been presented to His Majesty, very Loyal Addresses from the governor and council of New Plimouth, in behalf of the General Court there and the Colony. And from the Governor and General Assembly of the C... See More  

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$58.00
685420

Protestants versus the Catholics...

Item #685420

February 17, 1682

THE IMPARTIAL PROTESTANT MERCURY, London, England, Feb. 17, 1681/2  This single-sheet newspaper is a fascinating paper published during this time of struggle between Catholics and Protestants in government.

News is entirely from England, with over half of the back page taken up with advertisements.

Complete as a single sheet issue, wide, never-trimmed margins, 8 by 11 3/4 inches, nice condi... See More  

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$235.00
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
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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$9,950.00
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  

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

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$76.00
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
... See More  

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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
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