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With a small broadside "leaflet" issue...

Item # 691353

March 05, 1892

THE MERCURY, Coronado, San Diego County, California, March 5, 1892 

* Uncommon title
* Hotel del Coronado fame

A very rare newspaper from this island community in San Diego Bay, famous for the Hotel del Coronado which is its prime feature. Indeed, a pg. 2 item notes: "A visit to San Diego without seeing  the Hotel Del Coronado would be like going to Washington without seeing the Capitol."
An 8 page issue with an interesting variety of news and many advertisements. But the most intriguing part of this issue is the little broadside "Mercury Leaflet" which is tucked inside, being a small sheet measuring 3 1/4 by 8 5/8 in, printed on one side only, and in excellent condition (see).  Also within is a nice illustrated bicycle ad.
Four pages, 11 by 15 inches, some minor edge wear and damp staining near the spine.

Category: The Old West