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The News in 1815: 104 Issues of the Boston Patriot

[WAR OF 1812]. Newspapers. January 1815 to December 30, 1815 (Vol. XII, no. 34 - vol. XIV, no. 33). Boston, Mass., Davis C. Ballard. 104 issues, each 4 pp., 14 x 20 1/8 in. Bound in 19th-century quarter calf and marbled boards. With some column-width engraved illustrations.

Inventory #20655       Price: $2,300

Contains news of the battle of New Orleans fought on January 8, 1815. The first two pages of each 4-page issue are devoted to domestic and international news, while the second two pages contain advertising including theatrical performances, auctions, real estate, and commodities.

Condition

Good. Spine worn, covers rubbed. Shaved at fore-margin with occasional loss, scattered spotting. With Patten Library Association, Bath, Maine, bookplate.


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