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Great 18th century issue for display...
Item # 669364
January 30, 1720
THE WEEKLY JOURNAL OR SATURDAY'S POST, London, Jan. 30, 1720
* Great masthead engraving
* Early 18th century original
This title has one of the more beautiful & intricately engraved mastheads to be seen, and this issue has a particularly lightly-inked impression. Various news items from Europe.
Present are all 6 pages, as more typically the back leaf is lacking as it was often loose from pages 1-4 (there was no tax on 4 pg. newspapers at the time). Measures 8 1/2 by 14 inches, minor light staining to upper portion, nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's