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Very first issue published...

Item # 642867

January 3, 1801

THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, Jan. 3, 1801  Edited by Joseph Dennie under the pseudonym "Oliver Oldschool" and Asbury Dickins, it espoused republican values and was the first important political & literary journal in the United States. This is the volume one, number one issue. The ftpg. has the first of the series of "Journal of a Tour Through Selesia" written by John Quincy Adams.
Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 12 1/4 inches, minor margin wear & bit close-trimmed at the margin of 2 leaves effects some letters, otherwise nice.

Item from Catalog 263 (released for October, 2017)...

Category: Pre-Civil War

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