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May 26, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 

* Rare & early 18th century issue
* Nice masthead engravings


A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." Wikisource calls Williams Read an itinerant quack.
Complete as a single sheet issue, 8 1/4 by 14 inches, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's