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This Year In History - 1711In order to obtain a backdrop for the authentic 1711 issues found below, you may want to view This Day in History's (http://www.historyorb.com/date/1711) and/or Wikipedia's (http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/1711) summary of the year. Enjoy your walk through time.
This Year In History - 1711
Item #120116THE 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
Item #120185THE 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.
Item #120488THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1711-1712 One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches.
Item #121160MEMOIRS 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.
Item #565303THE POST BOY, London, England, 1711-1714 This newspaper ranks among the more displayable titles from the eighteenth century, and is very early as well. The masthead features two engravings in the corners, one of a mounted newsboy trumpeting the news, and the other of an angelic figure doing the same.
A single sheet newspaper containing various news reports from Europe with part of the back ... See More
January 1, 1711
Rare broadside from London titled: "Mr. Boyer's CASE: and His Undoubted Right and Title to the Writing of the True Post-Boy, Asserted".
As a bit of background, in May, 1695 Roper started a newspaper called the 'Post Boy,' which appeared three times a week, and was the rival of the Whig 'Flying Post'. Roper's enemies said he wrote for either party, according as ... See More
June 8, 1711
THE SPECTATOR, London, June 8, 1711 This is one of the more famous "coffee-house" newspapers of the early 18th century, done by the famed Addison & Steele. A single sheet newspaper measuring 7 1/2 by 12 inches, nice condition.
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