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THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, December, 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 & Ireland" taking nearly 4 pages.
A nice feature of this periodical is the full title page which includes the date. Measures 6 3/4 by 8 1/4 inches, 22 pages plus the 14 page "Index" for the full year, great condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's