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Nice engraved masthead... Privateer shot three times, but not dead...
Item # 583327
July 10, 1711
THE POST BOY, London, England, July 10, 1711 A single sheet newspaper which features a terrific masthead with two decorative woodcuts which is very displayable. This issue contains reports of different conflicts which was occurring throughout Europe. There is an article in which a Privateer "had 3 small Shots in his Body, but was not dead; that only 3 of the Privateers engag'd him, and a great many are kill'd on both sides, the 3 Privateers had 300 Men each." Other articles and advertisements.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's