[Two parts, all published.] Our Old English Newspapers: being verbatim reprints of the various newspapers published by our ancestors. Originally Printed and Published by Francis Coles and Lawrence Blaikelock, at the Old Bailey and Temple Bar.
Both 48pp., 4to (Part II paginated 49-96). Both in printed blue wraps, with front cover carrying the ownership inscription of R. R. Lloyd. Both with stamps of the St. Albans' Architectural & Archaeological Society, and small taped label to wraps. Both in good condition, on lightly-aged paper, in chipped and worn wraps. Part I reprints seven items from 1641 to 1645 (the first: 'Diurnall Occurrences from 27. December to the 3. of January 1641. Attack upon Westminster Abbey by the London Apprentices, and the committing of Twelve Bishops to the Tower of London.'); and Part II reprints six items from 1647 to 1650 (the last: 'The Battle of Dunbar: Defeat of the Royalists; Dispatches from Oliver Cromwell, 1650'). Scarce: the only complete set of the two parts on COPAC at Oxford (Sheffield has a copy of Part I, and the Guildhall Library a copy of Part II).