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"Trade cards of the 17th century are extremely rare and our familiarity with them is largely due to the collections of Samuel Pepys and John Bagford.”

[APLEFORD, Richard.] [ EARLY ILLUSTRATED TRADE CARD ] Richard Apleford, Hosier, at the Black Spread-Eagle, at the West-end of St. Paul's in Ludgate-street, London, sells all sorts of silk, worsted and woolen hose, and all sorts of worsted and woolen stirrups and socks ... flannel wastcoats, drawers, and petticoats, of all sizes ... sashes for ministers ... burial crape, and dresses for the dead; and all other sorts of hosiers wares, both whole-sale and retaile; at very reasonable rates. [London] 1701

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