Very early guitar advertisement... Gaines fights the Indians...
Item # 665090
January 31, 1818
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1818 The back page a rather small ad with a small heading: "GUITAR" reading: "For sale cheap--a new, elegant and superior toned English Guitar, together with instruction book, strings, etc. Inquire at the Centinel Counting Room".
Have you ever seen an earlier ad for a guitar?
The ftpg. has: "Indian War" being a lengthy report from General E. P. Gaines, offering much detail.
Four pages, some light damp staining, good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War