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The Edinburgh Periodical Press (Volume 1); Being a Bibliographical Account of the Newspapers, Journals, and Magazines Issued in Edinburgh from the Earliest Times to 1800 (Paperback) Loot Price: R302
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The Edinburgh Periodical Press (Volume 1); Being a Bibliographical Account of the Newspapers, Journals, and Magazines Issued in...
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The Edinburgh Periodical Press (Volume 1); Being a Bibliographical Account of the Newspapers, Journals, and Magazines Issued in Edinburgh from the Earliest Times to 1800 (Paperback)

William James Couper

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1908 Excerpt: ... Account of the Killing of several Rapparees in Ireland. No. 38. Published by Authority. Single sheet folio. From Tuesday, June 9, to Wednesday, June 16, 1691. Printed at Dublin and Reprinted at Edinburgh, Anno Dora., 1691. It is unknown whether other numbers were published at Edinburgh. The whole contents of this odd sheet are a grim catalogue of the slaughter or capture of Irish rapparees. This extract will suffice as an example: --"On Sunday last Collonel Beecher, Lieutenant Collonel Moore, and Captain Bernard, with the Militia under their command, marched from Wintervary into the enemies' Quarters, killed between forty and fifty Rapparees, brought off 1,100 Lead of Black Cattle, 1,200 sheep, and 100 Garrans, and returned to their respective Quarters without the least loss." The Rapparees were the irregular Irish soldiers, who carried pikes and took part in the wars of 1688-92. Their characteristics made their name synonymous with bandit, robber, freebooter. No. 1 was published on September 30, 1690, in Dublin, and the paper was also reprinted in London. This is the only known Edinburgh reproduction of an Irish periodical. 1699.--The Edinburgh Gazette. Numb. 1. From Tuesday, February 28, to Thursday, March 2d, 1699. s. sh., folio: 2 cols. to the page. Edinburgh: printed by James Watson in Craig's Closs, on the north-side of the Cross. On col. 4 appeared this notice: --"Advertisement--The publishing of this Gazette is intended to be much sooner and also much fuller hereafter: For as yet neither hath the Publisher gotten Correspondent settled throughout the Kingdom for Intelligence; nor the Press (and other things that must be had towards the quick Dispatch thereof) but in such order as are necessar; But in time coming, all things will be in readiness that wi...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: William James Couper
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-06194-9
Barcode: 9781154061949
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LSN: 1-154-06194-9

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