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Peace with France, presented in both languages...

Item # 646052

January 26, 1710

THE POST BOY, London, England, Jan. 26, 1709-10 

* Rare title
* Peace treaty

The entire single sheet issue, both sides, are taken up with the peace between England and France, with a banner introductory paragraph reading in part: "Having receiv'd by the last foreign mails an authentick copy of the Project of Peace lately form'd by the Court of France, to deceive the High Allies...but the original French (which is look'd upon to be cunningly worded) will be very curious to such of our Readers as understand that language..." and what followed is the text of the document, the left column in French and the right column in English (see for portions). 
A significant issue in European history. Measures 8 1/4 by 14 inches, great condition, handsome masthead with two engravings (see).

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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