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One of the most detailed engraved mastheads to be had...
Item # 205901 THE NORWICH GAZETTE, England, 1728 (with a full red-inked tax stamp on the front page). See the photo below for the tremendous detail in the masthead of this early newspaper, showing the skyline of Norwich. Individual buildings and even the windows can be seen in this woodblock engraving. There are insets in the upper corners as well, one showing the patron Saint George slaying a dragon. Complete in 4 pages. Nice condition and measuring about 8 1/4 by 10 1/2 inches making this a great issue for display. A rare title. The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue you will receive. Dates vary, but will be from 1728.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's