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London chronicle: or, universal evening post

Newspaper: 18th century

Published by London 1757., 1757
From Ximenes Rare Books Inc., ABAA, ABA, ILAB (Kempsford, United Kingdom)

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The London chronicle: or, universal evening post. Vol. II, Nos. 78, 86, and 100. [Colophon:] London: sold by J. Wilkie, (1757). Together three numbers, 4to, folded, as issued.Three early issues from the second six-month volume of one of the most important London newspapers of the second half of the 18th century (July 2, July 19, August 20, 1757); the one paper, according to Boswell, which Johnson, who wrote the introduction to the first number in January, 1757, always made a point of seeing. The London Chronicle was published three times a week, and each number, which cost twopence halfpenny, contained eight pages. Included was domestic and foreign news, essays both original and reprinted (often serialized), occasional poetry, letters to the editor, and, mostly at the back, public notices and advertisements for books, patent medicines, auctions, and other goods and services. Some dust-soiling, but essentially in very good condition. Crane and Kaye 389; CBEL II, 1333. Bookseller Inventory # B2961

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Title: London chronicle: or, universal evening post

Publisher: London 1757.

Publication Date: 1757

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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