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Full page portrait of Sir Francis Drake...

Item # 121099 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1790  Included is a: "Description of a Curious Portrait at Mavesyn Ridware" which is presumed to be Sir Francis Drake, and which includes a full page plate of him. Also: "Original Letter of Oliver Cromwell..." and so much more.
Included are the 3 full page plates called for.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, great condition.

A very nice magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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