ITALY / EARLY NEWSPAPERS Milano, 27. Febraro 1664. 9
An exceedingly rare issue of the first broadside newspaper in Italian language printed in Milan, reports on the events of February 1664.
Author: [Marc'Antonio Pandolfo Malatesta].
Place and Year: Large 4°:  letterpress (soft folds with tiny tears and holes, slightly dusty, small loss of paper in white margins, two tiny holes in the text on the last page, otherwise in a good condition).
Technique: Milan: [Marc'Antonio Pandolfo Malatesta], February 27, 1664.
This is an issue of the first Milan newspaper, reporting on the events from February 1664. 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: the Netherlands, Lisbon, Paris, battles with the Ottomans 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