New York: E. L. Garvin, Printer, 1837. Tabloid. Good. Item #019465
Side folding tabloid newspaper. 8 pp. Edited by William Porter, the Spirit of the Times was a popular weekly newspaper from New York, discussing theater, horse racing as well as publishing humorous, satirical and fictional pieces. This issue mostly devoted to horses and horse races, including a lengthy article on the New Orleans Jockey Club and races, as well as reporting on horses in the Stud Book. GOOD condition. Unopened along the top edge. Moderate toning with foxing and some soiling. Several large areas of staining. Moderate creasing, wrinkling and edgewear. Horizontal and vertical fold creases present.