[Prospectus:] Preliminary Address. The National Gazette and Literary Register ... To Be Printed and Published by William Fry ... by Whom Subscriptions and Communications will be Received. Terms, Five Dollars Per Annum, to Be Paid in Advance, by Distant Subscribers.


Scare prospectus for the National Gazette and Literary Register, begun as a twice-weekly newspaper first published in Philadelphia by printer William Fry on April 5, 1820. The body of the prospectus is in the form of an “Address of the Editors” who promise to maintain “...an unremitting watchfulness over European publications, especially those of Britain, in regard to the slanders and misconceptions respecting the American character and institutions, with which they abound.” (p5)


Description: [Prospectus:] Preliminary Address. The National Gazette and Literary Register ... To Be Printed and Published by William Fry ... by Whom Subscriptions and Communications will be Received. Terms, Five Dollars Per Annum, to Be Paid in Advance, by Distant Subscribers.

[Philadelphia: William Fry(?), 1820]. 14pp. Pamphlet. Approx. 8¼ x 5¼ inches. Removed; without wrappers. Foxing; two conjugate leaves loosened; Very Good.

[3729746]

Sabin 65043. Shaw and Shoemaker 1336. OCLC, 7 locations.


Price: $125.00