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Lot 52/0315

SOLD Hammer price: €320, Estimate: €350-450

Rare American Publication1798: [O’Connor (A.) & Finnerty (P.)] Extracts from The Press: A newspaper Published in the Capital of Ireland, During the Years 1797 and 1798. Including numbers sixty-eight and sixty-nine which were suppressed by The Irish Government, before the usual time of Publication. 8vo Philadelphia (Wm. Duane) 1802. First American Printing, cont. hf. calf, tooled gilt spine. V. good. Ex. Rare. (1)* First No. issued Thursday Sept. 28th, 1797. The virtual owner of the paper was Arthur O’Connor, and the printer was Peter Finnerty of Loughrea, Co. Galway. Contributors included Thos. Addis Emmett, Rob. Emmett, Wm. Drennan, etc.

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