numbers 1 to 104 (inclusive), Ja · Elbing
by [Prussia: bound periodical]. Hartmann, Friedrich Traugott (editor)
Elbing: Im Verlag der Hartmannsschen Buchhandlung, numbers 1 to 104 (inclusive), January to December, 1822. First edition. 8vo (8.5" x 7.5"), unpaginated [8 pages per issue]. Contemporary paper vellum over boards with a gilt-lettered red spine label. Text in German, printed in two columns. Binding rubbed & soiled, with joints just beginning to split & hinges cracked. Internally, first printed leaf partially detached causing minor tattering, small rubber stamp on the first page, moderate toning & sporadic light foxing throughout, Good or better.
"The Highest Approved Royal West Prussian Elbing Newspaper from the State and Scholars,” edited by Friedrich Traugott Hartmann, began publication in the early 19th century. Editor Hartmann, as several sources cite, apparently held anti-Semitic views. Enjoying essentially a monopoly until supplanted by rival "Elbinger Anzeigen,” the final issue was published in 1830.Uncommon in general within institutional collections, this particular year is not represented in OCLC (6/15/2018).
(Inventory #: 0000419)