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1797 Engraving of a porcupine in the masthead...
Item # 670809
July 01, 1797
PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 1, 1797
* Rare 18th century American title
* 4 slave advertisements
The masthead features an engraving of a porcupine. The entire front page is taken up with ads including one for a runaway slave. The back page has 3 more slave ads. News of the day and other advertisements of the day.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few tiny binding slits along the blank spine, nice condition.