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Item # 628654
June 30, 1682
LONDON MERCURY, June 30, 1682
* Very rare 17th century title
According to Crane and Kaye this title lasted for just 56 issues, and is held by only four institutions in the United States. This is issue #25. It was printed during the "Exclusion Bill Crisis".
A single sheet newspaper formatted much like the more common "London Gazette" with news items on pages 1 & 2, and advertisements on pg. 2 as well.
Nice condition with wide, untrimmed margins, 7 by 11 3/4 inches. A rare newspaper for a serious collector.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's