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A short-lived title 18th century title...



Item # 665337

June 26, 1753

THE ADVENTURER, London, England, June 26, 1753  An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. It was the continuation of Johnson's "The Rambler", a newspaper written in "elevated prose" with the subject matter primarily being morality, literature, society, politics, and religion.
Samuel Johnson was the writer of 29 of the approx. 140 issues. This is one of them, focused on the trades of London. Johnson's contributions are noted by the signature "T" at the conclusion.
A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page. 
Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 294 (released for May, 2020)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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