GAZETTE FRANCOISE, A Facsimile Reprint of a Newspaper Printed at Newport on the Printing Press of the French Fleet in American Waters During the Revolutionary War

By: Chapin, Howard M.

Price: $43.94

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Book Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original binding of navy blue cloth spine over cream coloured boards. Contents quite Fine, faint linear shadow at front cover. Four page printed prospectus laid-in. Limited Edition of only 300 copies printed on Arches hand-made paper by Douglas C. McMurtrie, completed in November, 1926. This copy bears the handsome bookplate of Harris D. Colt. The Gazette Francoise newspaper translated various news items printed in American newspapers to keep the officers and men of the French Fleet in American Waters During the Revolutionary War abreast of political events in this emerging nation. It is the first known service newspaper published by an expeditionary force. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.

Title: GAZETTE FRANCOISE, A Facsimile Reprint of a Newspaper Printed at Newport on the Printing Press of the French Fleet in American Waters During the Revolutionary War

Author Name: Chapin, Howard M.

Categories: Books on Books, Fine Press, French Language and Literature, Military History, Americana and American History,

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Folio 13" - 23" tall

Seller ID: 41445

Keywords: Printing History Early American Newspapers