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Uncommon title from 1730...
Item # 673454 THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, October, 1730
* 18th century original publication
This is an uncommon periodical published during the reign of King George II, 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: With A more Particular Account of the Affairs of Great Britain."
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: "Advices From Great Britain" taking 2 1/2 pages ind including a report on the celebration of the king's birthday.
A nice feature of this periodical is the full title page which includes the date. Measures 6 3/4 by 8 1/4 inches, 28 pages, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's