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First of this rare 1659 title we have encountered...



Item # 628217

January 4, 1659

THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER OF THE COMMONWEALTH, Faithfully Communicating all Affairs both Martial and Civil.  London, June 14, 1659 (year is in the imprint at the bottom of the back page). 

* Very rare 17th century periodical
* English Civil War era


This is just the second issue of this very rare newsbook title we have encountered. This is item 2125 in the Crane & Kaye bibliography: "A Census of British Newspapers & Periodicals, 1620-1800" which notes that this title is not held by any American institution.  An exceedingly rare issue as such.
This was printed during the English Civil War and as such has a great wealth of military-themed content. Complete in 8 pages, 5 by 7 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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