ITALY / EARLY NEWSPAPERS: Milano, 17. Agosto 1661. 33.
An exceedingly rare issue of the first broadside newspaper in Italian language printed in Milan, reports on the events of August 1661.
Author: [Marc'Antonio Pandolfo Malatesta].
Place and Year: Milan: [Marc'Antonio Pandolfo Malatesta], August 17, 1661.
Technique: Large 4°:  letterpress (soft folds with tiny tears and holes, slightly dusty, loss of paper in white margins, tiny holes in the text in the fold on the last page).
This is an issue of the first Milan newspaper, reporting on the events from August 17, 1661. As most of the early Italian newspapers the first part of the text reports on the events from the court and the locally important events. This is followed by the news from all over Europe: Spain, Corsica, Paris, Great Britain, London, France, Riga, Transylvania etc.
All the issued of this newspaper, at the time as usual without a printed head, are rare. Only separate issues can be found in various institutions.
Availability: In stock