Ming’s New-York Price-Current, Saturday, August 20, 1808, No. 704.

New York: A. Ming, 1808.

28 x 22 cm, bi-fold. Early 19th century American price current publication that also includes the average price of stocks, course of exchange, premiums of insurance in American vessels, stocks in Philadelphia and Baltimore, and general updates on Naval and Commercial vessels. The price current newspaper is a tradition that dates to the late 16th century in both the Netherlands and England. Alexander Ming published other periodicals including Weekly Visitor and Ladies’ Miscellany. Edgewear and some staining, small hole through entire periodical, else good.

Price: $300.00