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669090

Reports from the federal congress...

Item #669090

January 25, 1797

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 25, 1797  Over half of the front page has reports from Congress headed: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" carrying over to take three-quarters of page 2 as well.

Four pages, a few indents at margins, minor foxing, good condition.

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$35.00
665937

Inaugural addresses of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams...

Item #665937

March 15, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 15, 1797  Page 2 contains the: "Vice-President's Speech" which is prefaced with: "On Saturday morning the Senate of the United States, being convened, THOMAS JEFFERSON was sworn in as Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate. On which he address the Senate as follows..." and what follows is his inaugural address.... See More  

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672946

Calling on the first three frigates of the U.S. Navy...

Item #672946

June 08, 1797

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 8, 1797  Page 2 has a report from "Congress" noting in part: "...Another bill has been brought forward for providing for the protection of the trade of the United States by empowering the President...to cause the frigates United States, Constitution, and Constellation to be manned and employed; & also to procure by purchase...a nu... See More  

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665540

From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665540

December 05, 1797

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 5, 1797  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including several illustrated ship ads. Inside has reports from the federal Congress. Also on the ftpg. is an ad for a recently published book: &qu... See More  

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649216

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #649216
(5)AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ads.  

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665612

From when Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665612

January 17, 1798

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 17, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 2 has the latest reports from Congress.

The back page has an ad for a recently published book: "Observations on Certain Documents...The History of the United States for the year 179... See More  

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668894

William Cobbett's famous newspaper... An Act and letter from John Adams...

Item #668894

July 11, 1798

PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 11, 1798  This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.

Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment.

Page 2 has a very... See More  

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668959

North Carolina militia write to President Adams...

Item #668959

October 05, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 5, 1798  The front page is filled with ads including 14 illustrated ship ads, as well as one for a runaway, and a wanted ad for: "A Family of American Negroes", both with details.

Page 3 has an address to the President by the North Carolina Militia with his "Answer" signed: John Adams. Plus another address to the Pres... See More  

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668961

Stopping the spread of Yellow Fever in 1798... A broadside "supplement"...

Item #668961

October 13, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 13, 1798  The front page has: "A PROCLAMATION" by the mayor of Baltimore concerning the on-going Yellow Fever epidemic in the East and his efforts to prevent its spread noting: "...hereby forbidding the entrance into the city of Baltimore, or within 3 miles thereof, of all persons whomsoever who have come from the cities of... See More  

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668997

Nelson's letter detailing his victory at the Battle of the Nile...

Item #668997

December 04, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 4, 1798  Page 3 has much detail on Horatio Nelson's defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of the Nile. Headed: "Nelson's Victory Complete!" the lengthy reporting includes a letter from him, datelined: "Vanguard, Mouth of the Nile, Aug. 7, '98" and another letter from him dated Aug. 3, the latter beginn... See More  

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669004

Horatio Nelson granted a title of baron for his victory on the Nile...

Item #669004

December 14, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 14, 1798  Page 2 begins with an: "Address To the President of  the United States" from the state of Vermont concerning the troubling relationship with France, followed by his: "Answer" signed: John Adams.

Page 2 also has some follow-up on the Battle of the Nile including a letter signed by: Horatio Nelson, and a ... See More  

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649292

Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #649292
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to find, and these are priced at a significant discount.

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672725

John Adams, and the memory of George Washington...

Item #672725

February 19, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 19, 1800  The front page has an introductory note from the President signed: John Adams. Page 2 has a report concerning a memorial to George Washington who died two months earlier.

Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, never trimmed margins, nice condition.

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672565

Four newspapers with an Act of Congress concerning the Navy...

Item #672565

July 23, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1800  A collection of four consecutive issues dated July 23, 26, 30, and August 2, each containing a part of: "An Act for the Better Government of the Navy of the United States" which is obviously very lengthy, needing to stretch over four newspapers.

The Act of Congress begins on the ftpg. of the July 23 issue & continues on the front pages of the f... See More  

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667545

Jefferson's response upon being notified of being elected President...

Item #667545

March 11, 1801

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 11, 1801  Page 3 has, under: "President Elect" a report: "The Committee instructed on the 18th instant to wait the President Elect and notify him of his election, REPORT--that they have, according to order performed that service, and addressed the President elect in the following words, to wit: 'The committee beg le... See More  

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649304

Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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670973

Alexander Hamilton examines Jefferson's address to Congress...

Item #670973

February 16, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 16, 1802  Starting on page 2 & concluding on page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number VII" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.

A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801” i... See More  

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666965

Jefferson falling out of favor in Virginia...

Item #666965

April 06, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 6, 1802  Over a full page is taken up with an interesting letter: "To my Fellow Citizens of Richmond" signed by: James Rind. It is prefaced with: "Mr. Jefferson is said to be losing his popularity in Virginia as fast as he acquired it, and the following address from a gentleman, who was formerly amongst his greates... See More  

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672737

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #672737

August 10, 1802

NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 10, 1802  Page 3 has content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender under the heading: "Jefferson & Callender", this being essay #6 of a series.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger, due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press war... See More  

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670046

Very early Charleston...

Item #670046

February 18, 1803

CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 18, 1803  A volume I issue (number 35) of this famous title from the South. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads.

Four pages, a few discrete archival mends inside, nice condition.

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672973

Decision in Marbury vs. Madison...

Item #672973

March 12, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 12, 1803  Page 2 contains the result of the historic Marbury vs. Madison Supreme Court case, brought down about 2 weeks prior. Headed: "Mandanus" it gives their opinion to the 3 key questions of the case. This case consistently ranks in the top ten list of the most important Supreme Court decisions.

Four pages, minor archival strengthening at the b... See More  

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673011

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #673011

June 12, 1805

(5) Five very early 19th century American newspapers: United States' Gazette, Nov. 23, 1809; Massachusetts Spy, June 29, 1808; Boston Gazette, Dec. 14, 1809; Independent Chronicle, Dec. 17,1807; and New York Herald, Nov. 16, 1803. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More  

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649289

From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the is... See More  

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559604

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559604
(5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy. Average condition.  The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.... See More  

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649276

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #649276
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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672907

First time we've offered this title...

Item #672907

April 24, 1807

THE PEOPLE'S FRIEND & DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 24, 1807  A rather uncommon title as it only lasted for eleven months.  A typical newspaper of the day with news & advertisements, but in "2nd rate" condition, worn at the fold and margins with a few holes at the horizontal folds.

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672739

Much naval reporting in this early Richmond paper...

Item #672739

March 11, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 11, 1808   The front page has various reports from Europe and from Congress. Page 2 has an address: "To the People of the U. States".

Four pages, various damp staining and foxing, minor loss to a lower corner, a bit irregular at the spine.

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667547

A Jefferson letter on the front page...

Item #667547

April 23, 1808

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 23, 1808  The top of the front page has an address to the President from the Tammany Society of New York relating to the troubling situation in Europe. This is followed by: "The President's Answer", signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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649235

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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672079

The Chesapeake vs. the Leopard with a Jefferson Proclamation...

Item #672079

September 28, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 28, 1811  The issue begins with over 3 pages taken up with: "The 'Affair of the Chesapeake", an incident which happened 4 years prior between the ships Chesapeake and Leopard which nearly brought the two nations to war. Likely presented here given the recent President & Little Belt Affair, another catalyst for the War of 1812.

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649218

The War of 1812...

Item #649218
(10) A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.

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672061

President Madison signs a Proclamation...

Item #672061

July 18, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1812  The front page features: "A Proclamation" by the president for "...a day of public humiliation and prayer...to offer, at one and the same time, their common vows, and adorations to Almighty God...of seeking his merciful forgiveness, and his assistance... that in the present season of calamity and war...care and protection...hasten ... See More  

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672746

The United States vs. the Macedonian... War on the Niagara frontier...

Item #672746

December 17, 1812

BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 17, 1812  Page 2 has: "The War Department" followed by: "Splendid Exhibition" which is on the American success in the naval battle between the frigates United States and the Macedonian.

Also on page 2: "Progress of the War on the Niagara Frontiers" which has much war reporting; then: "The War" "American Navy" and "Ou... See More  

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673028

Trial and conviction of a spy...

Item #673028

December 30, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1812  Page 2 has an interesting report, taking about half a column, beginning: "...proceedings at Buffaloe, of a Court Martial appointed to try Elijah Clark as a Spy. The facts which appeared at the trial are that the said Clark was born in New Jersey...he removed to Canada...must have become naturalized & a British subject. Clark, being found wit... See More  

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673018

Extensive naval report... Duel between Generals Smyth & Porter...

Item #673018

December 30, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 26 and 30, 1812 A nice pair of consecutive issues containing the full: "NAVAL REPORT" "Report of the Committee...Which Relates to the Naval Establishment Recommending an Increase of the Navy of the United States" dated Nov. 27, 1812.

The first portion takes 2 1/2 columns of the front page of the Dec. 26 issue & is signed in type: Paul Hamilton. The rem... See More  

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664876

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664876

July 22, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 22, 1813  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Our Relations With France - President's Message To Congress" signed by the Secretary of State on page 2: James Monroe.

Inside has some items concerning the War of 1812: "Outrage At Hampton" "Naval Notice", a letter from Norfolk, and a letter datelines from Fort George, also: &... See More  

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673021

British advancing towards the nation's capital...

Item #673021

July 28, 1813

BOSTON PATRIOT, July 28, 1813  Although this issue has much on the war in Europe, page 2 has: "Enemy In the Potomac" datelined from Washington and noting in part: "...that the advanced squadron of the enemy had retired down the river...were not in sight at Point Yates, about 70 miles below this city..." and more on the British advance towards the capital.

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626765

Siege of Fort Meigs and much more...

Item #626765

August 17, 1813

THE WAR, New York, Aug, 17, 1813  The front page has: "Barbarities of the Enemy" which is a very detailed report carrying over to take most of page  2. Other reports inside include: "From the Northwest--The Enemy Defeated" which is notable on the siege of Fort Meigs & includes a detailed report signed in type by: Wm. Henry Harrison; "Descent On Plattsburgh&qu... See More  

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667222

Much on the War of 1812...

Item #667222

August 20, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1814  The front page begins with: "Steam Boat Navigation" which takes nearly 3 pages. Inside has: "The Essex Frigate" which takes a page. "Canada Papers" takes over a page & has items relating to the War of 1812.

"Events of the War" take almost 9 pages with a great wealth of reporting on the War of 18... See More  

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672074

A need to exalt the minds of slaves...

Item #672074

May 22, 1819

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 22, 1819  Inside has over 2 1/2 pages taken up with: "Mitigation of Slavery--No. 3" which begins with a proposition: "That it is true wisdom to exalt the minds of the slaves--to invest them with correct ideals of the moral duties, & encourage them in the acquirement of a qualified property." 

Also in this issue: "Ce... See More  

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649239

Variety lot of newspapers... An instant mini-collection...

Item #649239
(10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for $2.5... See More  

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649274

Newspapers with a treasure-trove of political reporting...

Item #649274
(20) NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, 1820's - 1830's  A lot of 20 different issues within the noted date range, all complete and each containing 16 pages.

Niles' Register was a very famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. I
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672822

Two front page Revere advertisements: copper and bells...

Item #672822

March 09, 1822

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 9, 1822  Near the bottom of the front page is a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Close to it is another add: "Copper" for sale by J.W. Revere, at the same address. Nice to have these two Revere item on the front page of ... See More  

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671434

First portion of the Erie Canal opens...

Item #671434

October 18, 1823

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Oct. 18, 1823  Perhaps the best item in this issue is the rather lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to detail the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of the text which takes nearly half the issue.

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672972

On the death of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams...

Item #672972

July 08, 1826

THE NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 8, 1826  Page 2 has a black-bordered report beginning: "In announcing yesterday the death of Thomas Jefferson, on the Fourth of July, we little expected that we should have, this day, to communicate the melancholy intelligence that another of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence expired on the same hallowed annive... See More  

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667250

Death Of John Jay... Pirates hanged, and slave ships captured...

Item #667250

May 30, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829  Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments.

John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States.

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672948

Early issue from this Southern town rich in history...

Item #672948

September 08, 1829

THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Sept. 8, 1829  A very early issue from this town rich in history, being the oldest inland  town in South Carolina, the site of notable Revolutionary War battles, and home to six Confederate generals. Gregory notes that only one institution (Univ. of S. C.) has any holdings of this title from the earliest years.

Inside has: "Indian Hostilities&quo... See More  

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662326

A letter from Davy Crockett, six years before the Alamo...

Item #662326

April 28, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, April 28, 1830  The top of page 2 has a: "Letter From Col. Crockett" datelines at Washington to the editor of the Jackson Gazette, signed in type: David Crockett. This was less than 6 years before he would meet his fate at the Alamo.

Four pages, very light damp staining, good condition.

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662627

The gold mines in Georgia...

Item #662627

December 29, 1830

HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Dec. 29, 1830 Page 2 has: "Gold Mines" which discusses its proliferation in Georgia. One bit mentions: "...The beds of all the rivers and creeks in this region are full of gold...".

Four pages, some ink stains on the ftpg., scattered foxing, good condition.

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649241

Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #649241
FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833  An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.

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