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World's first daily newspaper...



Item # 682661

October 23, 1717

THE DAILY COURANT, London, Oct. 23, 1717

* Rare 18th century publication

This was the world's first successful daily newspaper, and is a landmark issue for any newspaper collection as such, having begun in 1702. As would be imagined the issue is almost entirely taken up with various European reports, with over half of the back page taken up with advertisements.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper measuring 7 by 13 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's