Pre-Revolutionary War Boston Newspaper with Paul Revere Masthead

The Boston Gazette and Country Journal. Boston, MA: Edes & Gill, February 11, 1771. No. 827. 4pp, 9.75 x 15.5 in. Handsome pre-Revolutionary War Colonial American newspaper with masthead containing prominent engraving of an early political cartoon designed and engraved by Paul Revere. The engraving depicts the dove of peace being set free from its cage by a female figure of “liberty,” with the skyline of the city of Boston serving as the background. The issue also features news and opinions regarding pre-Revolutionary War conflicts between the British and Colonial Americans that would lead to war only four years later.


Typical folds, with some soiling/light toning at folds. Corner/edge wear to pages, including few short tears/chips. Very good condition overall. 

Estimate: $750 - $900
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