Tue, 7th Jul 2020 10:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Unshaken)

 
  Lot 40
 

40

THE LONDON GAZETTE: AN ACCOUNT OF THE ST JAMES'S DAY BATTLE / BATTLE OF ORFORDNESS, 4TH AUGUST 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE: AN ACCOUNT OF THE ST JAMES'S DAY BATTLE / BATTLE OF ORFORDNESS, 4TH AUGUST 1666

issue no. 75, single sheet printed on both sides with report of the action of 25th July where it was learned that the British ships had not been too badly damaged by the Dutch fleet; the paper concludes with entertaining shipping reports from around the country including West Cowes, July 30th: three French pickaroons about Dartmouth had lately seized upon three small English vessels, and the week's plague report -- 11 x 6½in. ( 28 x 16.5cm.)

This newspaper was issued exactly one month before the Great Fire of London.

Sold for £434
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report

Strong overall condition

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THE LONDON GAZETTE: AN ACCOUNT OF THE ST JAMES'S DAY BATTLE / BATTLE OF ORFORDNESS, 4TH AUGUST 1666

issue no. 75, single sheet printed on both sides with report of the action of 25th July where it was learned that the British ships had not been too badly damaged by the Dutch fleet; the paper concludes with entertaining shipping reports from around the country including West Cowes, July 30th: three French pickaroons about Dartmouth had lately seized upon three small English vessels, and the week's plague report -- 11 x 6½in. ( 28 x 16.5cm.)

This newspaper was issued exactly one month before the Great Fire of London.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Unshaken), Tue, 7th Jul 2020

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