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Rare 17th century title from England...
Item # 637896 THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, April, 1695
* Rare 17th century title
This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc." (see).
Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advice From England" which includes several topics (see).
A nice feature of this periodical is the full title page which includes the date. An advertisement is inside the front leaf. Measures 6 1/4 by 7 1/2 inches, 36 pages. Only one leaf inside is close-trimmed, causing some minor text loss. All other leaves are unaffected. Very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's