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Death of the Queen's occultist, an itinerant quack...



Item # 639180

May 26, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 

* Rare & early 18th century issue
* Nice masthead engravings
* William Read death
* Occultist - itinerant quack


A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." See this hyperlink for more on this fascinating man, who Wikisource calls an itinerant quack.
Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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