Notes on the American Press at the End of the Eighteenth Century.

New York: The Grolier Club, 1927,

First Edition, Limited to 325 copies. quarto, green cloth with title labels on front cover and spine. 29 pp. plus 25 facsimiles. The Grolier Club, Item #27462

Fay made a profound study of the relations of France and the United States during the latter part of the 18th century and was a well-known lecturer at American universities. The original paper was read in 1924, by Fay before the Societe d' Histoire Moderne of Paris and was expanded to allow its publication by The Grolier Club. Facsimiles of the first, second, and third pages include The Pennsylvania Gazette, The New-York Journal, The Boston Gazette, The New-York Daily Advertiser, The Virginia Gazette, Aurora General Advertiser, Porcupine's Gazette, The Royal Gazette Extraordinary, The Royal Gazette, Parker's New-York Gazette, and The Daily Advertiser and are reproduced in double-page fold-outs. The pages are reproductions of newpapers in the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. With the bookplate of Grolier Club member George Livingston Nichols. A few scuffs to covers and corners show a bit of board. Spine label darkened with minor edge chipping. Replacement spine and front cover labels tipped-in at back.

Price: $100.00

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