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Item # 673445 THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, December, 1702
* Rare early 18th century publication
This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of Queen Anne, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, that are most considerable in every Court: The Interest of Princes, their Pretensions, and Intrigues, etc."
Much of this issue is concerned with the political & military affairs of Europe & is organized into news by country or region with commentary on the events. Near the back is: "Advice From England".
A nice feature of this periodical is the full title page which includes the date. Measures 5 1/2 by 7 1/4 inches, 34 pages, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's