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Nobility of Ireland... On comets...



Item # 553622

June 1, 1743

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1743

* Nobility of Ireland
* On comets


A full pg. is taken up with a chart showing: "The Nobility of Ireland" (see for portions). There is a continuation of an article titled: "The Temper, Character & Duty of a Minister of the Gospel".

Among the other articles in this issue are:
* "Number of People in Holland"
* "A New Theory of Comets" is a continuation
* "Scheme for Preventing the Exportation of Wool"
* nearly a fullpg. is a sheet of music


Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe. One of the reports  is headed: "List of the Killed & Wounded of Note in the French Army".
There is much reporting on events in Parliament under the guise of: "Proceedings & Debates in the Senate of Lilliput" as direct reporting on Parliamentary events was prohibited.
Complete in 54 pages with full title/contents page which contains an engraving of St. John's Gate. Measures 5 by 8 inches, in nice condition. Untrimmed.
There are no maps or plates called for in this issue.

A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. 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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