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Postby Foxe » Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:39 am

Does anyone know of any online resources with either readable images or transcripts of period news-sheets and papers. I'm looking particularly for the adverts and notices rather than siginificant articles, but it's all of interest.

Apologies for the double post, I'm putting this in 1603-1715 as well.


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Postby Foxe » Mon Dec 11, 2006 9:14 am

Fantastic, thankyou. Any more?


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Postby Mark P. » Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:47 pm

The online archive of the London Gazette goes back as far as 1752.

The are usually some ads on the back page of each edition.

http://www.gazettes-online.co.uk/archiv ... ferer=full

http: //www.gazettes-online.co.uk/archiveSearch.asp?WebType=0&Referer=full


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Postby Mark P. » Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:09 pm

The Internet Library of Early Journals has copies of the Gentleman's Magazine, the later ones have a few advertisements (usually for books) at the end of each monthly edition.

http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ilej/

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Postby Foxe » Mon Dec 11, 2006 9:14 pm

Thanks Mark. :)

I really should have said that I'm looking mostly for stuff 1670-1730, but up to 1750ish is good too.


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Postby Mark P. » Mon Dec 11, 2006 9:32 pm

How about Spectator and Tatler?
Not sure if theire adverts are actually real or litrary fiction though.

http://meta.montclair.edu/spectator/project.html

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