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These are genuine antique newspapers - printed at the dates specified.  They are not modern reproductions.
Listing is random - not by date or publication.


To assist in visual clarity the photography of some of these pages have undergone brightness and contast processing.
All newspapers show some sign of age, use and handling.
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Newspaper -  The Sun     Thur, March 25   1813
Published by William Scripps,  Strand, London
Broadsheet
.   size:  330 x 520 mm  with single fold. 4 pages   [Price: sixpence -halfpenny]
Shows bookseller's later stamp showing sale for threepence - halfpenny.

Detail 1       Trial of Thomas Evans leading to his execution
Detail 2       General news items

Ref  AAE025              28.00 (+P&P)
 
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Newspaper -  Bell's Weekly Messenger
London:   Printed by J. Bell, British Library, No 90, opposite Southampton Street, Strand
Price:  7d
Each edition - 8 pages (4 sheets)    245 x 385 mm.
Usual content topics:  Foreign news, Home news,  Trials & Assizes, 
Finance, Court, Theatre,  Ships taken by pirates,  Weather, Sport,
Trade,  Fashion, Markets, Prices, Stocks,  Letters to the Editor, ....
Makes fascinating reading and a good insight into daily life in the 1790s.
See detail illustrations below for typical content.
The illustrations here represent typical content taken from Bell's Weekly
of 1796 & 1801, and not necessarily content of specific editions listed below.   

Back Page  
Detail 1     Detail 2     Detail 3     Detail 4     Detail 5
Detail 6     Detail 7     Detail 8     Detail 9     Detail 10
Detail 11   Detail 12   Detail 13   Detail 14   Detail 15
Detail 16   Detail 17


Ref  KAE001        No 66    30 July 1796         22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KAE002        No 67    6 Aug 1796           22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KAE003        No 69    20 Aug 1796         22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KAE004        No 72    10 Sept 1796        22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KAE005        No 74    24 Sept 1796        22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KAE006        No 76    8 Oct 1796           22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE001        No 77    15 Oct 1796         22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KAE007        No 78    22 Oct 1796         22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE002        No 81    12 Nov 1796        22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE003        No 82    19 Nov 1796        22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE004        No 84    3 Dec 1796           22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KAE008        No 260  19 Apr 1801         22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE005        No 281  30 Aug 1801        22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE006        No 287  11 Oct 1801         22.00 (+P&P)

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Newspaper -  The London Chronicle or Universal Evening Post
Price: Twopence Halfpenny    ( 
2d  )
London:   Sold by J. Wilkie at the Bible in St Paul's Church Yard.
Each edition - 8 pages (4 sheets)    220 x 285 mm.
Each edition covers the news for 2, 3 or 4 days.
Usual content topics:  Foreign news, Home news,  New Publications, 
Bills & Law,  Shipping ,  Cargo & Port activity,  Trade, 
Speeches, Government,  Markets, Prices, Stocks,  Letters to the Editor, ....
Makes fascinating reading and a good insight into daily life in the 1760s.
See detail illustrations below for typical content.
The illustrations here represent typical content taken from The London Chronicles of 1762
and not necessarily content of specific editions listed below.   


Detail 1     Detail 2     Detail 3     Detail 4     Detail 5
Detail 6     Detail 7     Detail 8     Detail 9     Detail 10


Ref  KBE007        No 808  25 Feb 1762         22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE008        No 815  13 March 1762    22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE009        No 830  17 April 1762       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE010        No 831  20 April 1762       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE011        No 832  22 April 1762       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  KBE012        No 871  22 July 1762        22.00 (+P&P)

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Newspaper -  The Athenian Mercury     Tues  March 28   1693
Double sided single sheet
.   size:  170 x 290 mm,  uniform surface discolouration.
Not strictly a newspaper - a Question and Answer periodical for the amusement of the Genrty.
Ref  KKE001              24.00 (+P&P)      Detail     

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Newspaper -  The Athenian Mercury     Tues  Jan 22   1695
Double sided single sheet
.   size:  170 x 290 mm,
Not strictly a newspaper - a Question and Answer periodical for the amusement of the Genrty.
Ref  KKE002              24.00 (+P&P)      Detail     

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Newspaper -  Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle    No 1449   Mon July 16  1827
Broadsheet
- 4 sides with centre fold.   size:  400 x 530 mm,  signs of wear at fold.
Before national coverage, newspapers of this vintage were produced locally and covered local, national and international news.
Typical content:  local services and wants, general news, crimes, court sessions, foreign affairs, wars, weather, health, advertisements, ...
Details:  
   US Navy List   American Navy    Quack Medicines   Trusses
Ref  KKE003              24.00 (+P&P)
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Newspaper -  Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle    No 747     Mon Jan 21  1814
Broadsheet
- 4 sides with centre fold.   size:  400 x 530 mm
Before national coverage, newspapers of this vintage were produced locally and covered local, national and international news.
Typical content:  local services and wants, general news, crimes, court sessions, foreign affairs, wars, weather, health, advertisements, ...
Details:  
   Quack Medicines   Weather - Heavy Snow    Accidents   Grovelling advertisement
Ref  KKE004              24.00 (+P&P)
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Newspaper -  The London Morning Penny Post      Aug  23    1751
Printed and Sold by J. Nicholson at the Printing Office near the Sessions House in the Great Old Bailey.
Tabloid
- 2 sides of a single sheet.   size:  270 x 410 mm,  signs of wear at edges.
Before national coverage, newspapers of this vintage were produced locally and covered local, national and international news.
Typical content:  local services and wants, general news, crimes, court sessions, foreign affairs, wars, weather, health, advertisements, ...
Details:  
   Quack Medicine        Petty Crimes   
Ref  KKE009            26.00 (+P&P)
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Newspaper -  The Kentish Gazette  No 2365     Fri March 18   1791
Printed by Simmonds and Kirby,  St Georges Street,  Canterbury
Small Broadsheet
- 4 sides with centre fold.   size:  320 x 460 mm
Before national coverage, newspapers of this vintage were produced locally and covered local, national and international news.
Typical content:  local services and wants, general news, crimes, court sessions, foreign affairs, wars, weather, health, advertisements, ...
Details:  
   Faversham Hairdresser   Gaol Calendar - Assizes at Maidstone    Duel in Scotland   Prison Breaking
Ref  KKE010              26.00 (+P&P)
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Newspaper -  The Kentish Gazette  No 2366     Tues  March 22  1791
Printed by Simmonds and Kirby,  St Georges Street,  Canterbury
Small Broadsheet
- 4 sides with centre fold.   size:  320 x 460 mm
Before national coverage, newspapers of this vintage were produced locally and covered local, national and international news.
Typical content:  local services and wants, general news, crimes, court sessions, foreign affairs, wars, weather, health, advertisements, ...
Details:  
   Fox Hunting      Quack Medicine    Shipping News
Ref  KKE011              26.00 (+P&P)
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Newspaper -  The Kentish Gazette  No 2367     Fri March 25   1791
Printed by Simmonds and Kirby,  St Georges Street,  Canterbury
Small Broadsheet
- 4 sides with centre fold.   size:  320 x 460 mm
Before national coverage, newspapers of this vintage were produced locally and covered local, national and international news.
Typical content:  local services and wants, general news, crimes, court sessions, foreign affairs, wars, weather, health, advertisements, ...
Details:  
   Riots in France   Remedy for Piles    Misc Advertisements   News from Paris
Ref  KKE012              26.00 (+P&P)
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Newspaper -  The Kentish Gazette  No 2454   Tues  Jan 3   1792
Printed by Simmonds and Kirby,  St Georges Street,  Canterbury
Small Broadsheet
- 4 sides with centre fold.   size:  320 x 460 mm
Before national coverage, newspapers of this vintage were produced locally and covered local, national and international news.
Typical content:  local services and wants, general news, crimes, court sessions, foreign affairs, wars, weather, health, advertisements, ...
Details:  
   Female Transportation to Botany Bay    Cure for Agues and Fevers    Misc Advertisements 
Ref  KKE013              26.00 (+P&P)
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Newspaper -  The Kentish Gazette  No 2455     Fri Jan 6   1792
Printed by Simmonds and Kirby,  St Georges Street,  Canterbury
Small Broadsheet
- 4 sides with centre fold.   size:  320 x 460 mm
Before national coverage, newspapers of this vintage were produced locally and covered local, national and international news.
Typical content:  local services and wants, general news, crimes, court sessions, foreign affairs, wars, weather, health, advertisements, ...
Details:  
   Quack Medicines and Ointments      Beauty Paste for Ladies
                
  Convicts for Botany Bay struck by Small-Pox       Shipping News
Ref  KKE014              26.00 (+P&P)
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Newspaper -  The Morning Chronical      Friday,  May 20th,  1808
Broadsheet
.   size:  320 x 480 mm  with single fold.  [Price: sixpence ]
Published by John Lambert,  Strand,  London
Illustration shows top half of front page.

Detail 1       Various Court Cases and Trials

Ref  JKE012              25.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The St James's Chronical    or British Evening Post   1779 [Price: three pence ]
Broadsheet
.   size:  300 x 470 mm  with single fold giving 4 printed pages. 
Main illustration shows top half of front page.


Ref  QHE006    No 2841   May 18 1779   Detail1   Detail2       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  QHE007    No 2838   May 20 1779   Detail1   Detail2       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  QHE008    No 2071   May 21 1774   Detail1   Detail2       14.00 (+P&P)   Poor condition at some creases
Ref  QHE009    No 2841   May 29 1779   Detail1   Detail2       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  QHE010    No 2843   June 1  1779    Detail1   Detail2       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  QHE011    No 2841   May 27 1779   Detail1   Detail2       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  QHE012    No 2840   May 25 1779   Detail1   Detail2       22.00 (+P&P)
Ref  QHE013    No 2839   May 22 1779   Detail1   Detail2       22.00 (+P&P)


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print Newspaper -  The News        Sunday  March 16  1817       Price 8d
Tabloid
.   size:  250 x 370 mm    8 pages
Detail 1       Title
Detail 2       Napolean Bonaparte (nearly 3 pages of cover)
Detail 3       Execution of John Cashman at Newgate (3 columns of cover)

Ref  QHE001       35.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  Kent & Essex Mercury        Tuesday   June 1st 1830      Price 7d
Published by Matthias Gibbon, Fleet Street, London.
Several creases around the title.
Broadsheet
.   size:  440 x 600 mm    4 pages  Illustration shows folded top half.
Detail 1       Right portion of front page
Detail 2       Explosions at the Gunpowder Mill at Tonbridge
Detail 3       Various trials and court cases - Bigamy, Horse theft, Murder, .......

Ref  QHE017       25.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The Age "The Very Age and Body of Time"     Sunday March 11 1838      Price 6d
Published by Thomas Holt, London
Tabloid
.   size:  270 x 390 mm    8 pages
Much Irish interest - many descriptions of 'Murders' amd 'Outrages' in Ireland.
Mentions of Daniel O'Connell as 'Daniel the Dictator'.
Detail 1       Top portion of front page
Detail 2       Salaries of Cabinet Ministers
Detail 3       Irish Murders and Outrages
Detail 4       Daniel O'Connell

Ref  QHE016      30.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The Statesman       Friday  Nov 18 1808      Price 6d
Published by D. Lovell,  Fleet Street, London
Broadsheet
.   size:  310 x 470 mm    4 pages
Much Irish interest.

Detail 1       Top portion of front page
Detail 2       Court Cases

Ref  QHE018      22.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The Statesman       Tuesday  Nov 29 1808      Price 6d
Published by D. Lovell,  Fleet Street, London
Broadsheet
.   size:  310 x 470 mm    4 pages

Detail 1       Top portion of front page
Detail 2       US Embargo, Reparation for attack on the Chasapeake, Letter from Thomas Jefferson.....

Ref  QHE019      22.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The General Evening Post  Sat March 6 - Tuesday March 9, 1762
Broadsheet
.   size:  290 x 440 mm  with single fold.   4 pages.

Detail 1       Shadrack Smith sentanced to death
Detail 2       Advertisments

Ref  AAE023              28.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The General Evening Post     Jan  1 -4  1785
Published by John Bew.  Printed by S. May, Ludgate St,  London
Broadsheet.   size:  300 x 440 mm    4 pages  Illustration shows folded top half.

Detail 1       Top portion of front page
Detail 2       Foreign Intelligence, Country News,  London .......

Ref  QHE002      22.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The General Evening Post     May  5  - 7  1789
Published by John Bew.  Printed by S. May, Ludgate St,  London
Broadsheet.   size:  300 x 440 mm    4 pages  Illustration shows folded top half.

Detail 1       Top portion of front page
Detail 2       Hangings of two offenders at Newgate on a gibbet rather than the usual scaffold.

Ref  QHE003      22.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The General Evening Post     May  7  - 9   1789
Published by John Bew.  Printed by S. May, Ludgate St,  London
Broadsheet.   size:  300 x 440 mm    4 pages  Illustration shows folded top half.

Detail 1       Letter from W. Pitt from Downing Street


Ref  QHE004      22.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The General Evening Post     May  9 - 12  1789
Published by John Bew.  Printed by S. May, Ludgate St,  London
Broadsheet.   size:  300 x 440 mm    4 pages  Illustration shows folded top half.

Detail 1       Top portion of front page
Detail 2       General news items.

Ref  QHE005      22.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The Daily Express (Dublin)   Dec 27  1882
Published by Hugh Grant and printed in Dublin
Broadsheet.   size:  500 x 600 mm    8 pages  Illustration shows folded top half.
Some distress to folds on lower page.

Detail 1       Top portion of front page
Detail 2       Advertisements for Butlers and Footmen

Ref  QHE014      22.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The Eastbourne Chronicle       Sat  Jan 25 1936      Price  2d
Published by Robert Brutnell
Broadsheet.   size:  330 x 500 mm    28 pages  Illustration shows folded top half.
"Death of The King - Emperor"   (King George V)
Much coverage of when the King last visited Eastbourne.
Contains local news and local advertisements.
Bungalows in Polegate (This Model Garden City) advertised from 399 - 550

Ref  QHE015      22.00 (+P&P)
print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 8      Aug 18  1832
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The Polar Regions - Wilberforce Falls
Content (8 pages):  On the duties and advantages of society;  Ephemera, or day flies;  Natural magic;  Crops in England;  Infant education; The Otter.

Ref  OHE001       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 25      Nov 24  1832
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The Puri Indians of Brazil
Content (8 pages):  William Collins the poet; Egypt in connection with sacred history and prophecy; On Fishes; Vegetable fly traps.

Ref  OHE002       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 27      Dec 1  1832
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The General Post Office, London
Content (8 pages):  Happiness, On Rain;  The kangaroo beetle;  Commercial expedition to Africa;  Hodnet Church;  Scripture Difficulties.

Ref  OHE003       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 27      Dec 1  1832
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The General Post Office, London
Content (8 pages):  Happiness, On Rain;  The kangaroo beetle;  Commercial expedition to Africa;  Hodnet Church;  Scripture Difficulties.

Ref  OHE004       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 34      Jan 12  1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The History of Cultivation, Manufature, and Use of Tea
Content (8 pages):  William Collins the poet; Egypt in connection with sacred history and prophecy; On Fishes; Vegetable fly traps.

Ref  OHE005       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 36      Jan 26  1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The Houses of Parliament - Interior of the House of Commons
Content (8 pages):  House of Commons;  The arch of Titus  Straw platting:  Anniversaries

Ref  OHE006       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 38     March 2   1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  View of the York Column, as seen from St James's Park. London
Content (8 pages):  The York Column;  Hindoo Superstitions;  Camel and Dromedary;  Epitaths;  The India rubber tree; 
Ref  OHE007       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 43      Nov 24  1832
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The Microscope
Content (8 pages):  The Microscope;  Newgate;  The Bird spider;  History of the effects of spirituous liquors;  Sunday Trading.

Ref  OHE008       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 45      March 16  1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The Houses of Parliament - Interior of the House of Lords
Content (8 pages):  The House of Lords;  Present King of Prussia;  Ancient Temples;  Migratory Birds- Swallows;  Lion Head of the Centurion

Ref  OHE009       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 46      March 23   1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The Opening of the Monument of London
Content (8 pages):  The Monument;  The Olive Tree;  Biishop Heber;   Capital:  Migratory Birds - Nightingale.

Ref  OHE010       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 49      April 6   1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  The Rock of Gibraltar
Content (8 pages):  Gibraltar;  St Katharine's Hospital;  The Passover;
Ref  OHE011       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 56      May 18  1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  Custome House, London
Content (8 pages):  Custom House of London;  King Arthur's Round Table;  Migratory Birds - The Nightjar; Curious discoveries in practical science.

Ref  OHE012       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 82      Oct 13   1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  Statue of King James II at Whitehall.
Content (8 pages):  National Statues;  The castle of Heidelburg;  Overflowing of the Nile;  Emigration to the Canadas;

Ref  OHE013       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 88      Nov 16   1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  Scenes in India - Crocodile and dead elephant
Content (8 pages):  Life in India;  Weaving;  Religion in the United States of America.

Ref  OHE014       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 94      Dec 21   1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  King's College,  London
Content (8 pages):  King's College;  Familiar Illustrations of Natural Phenomena;  Ammusements on the ice in Russia:  Cadenham Oak;

Ref  OHE015       18.00 (+P&P)
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print Newspaper -  The Saturday Magazine  No 95      Dec 28  1833
Published in Weekly numbers, Price One Penny by
John William Parker, West Strand.
Front Cover:  Warkworth Castle
Content (8 pages):  Warkworth Castle;  Christmas 1833;  Pitcairn's Island;  Hampshire Fowler;  John Frederick Oberlin.

Ref  OHE016       18.00 (+P&P)
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