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Quite rare & early newspaper... An encounter with highwaymen...



Item # 683254

January 01, 1736

THE OLD WHIG, OR THE CONSISTENT PROTESTANT, London, Jan. 1, 1735-6  A very rare title, and early as well for a folio-size newspaper (measures 9 1/2 by 15 in.). 
This title only published for just 4 years. A few essays plus a good variety of news reports of the day including a page 3 report of a stagecoach passenger's encounter with highwaymen (robbers).
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, red tax stamp on the front page, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's