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Nice map of Portugal...
Item # 616627 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Aug., 1762 Inside this issue is a nice fold-out map described in the lower right as: "A Map of the Kingdom of Portugal." The map, which is very detailed, measures 14 by 8 1/4 inches (including the margins), is nice for display (see). There is an article in the issue relating to this titled: "An Admonitory Speech to the Irish Roman Catholic Regiment in Portugal".
Other notable content in this issue includes: "A Description of Havana (Cuba)", taken from a recent publication, plus the "French Account of the taking of Newfoundland", an "Account of Voyage to India" an "Account of the Christians of St. Thomas" & an article: "Scheme of a Jew for Raising the Stocks" (see photos).
Under the "Historical Chronicle" section is a report beginning: "The Cherokee chiefs set out for Portsmouth on their return for America...".
Measures 8 1/4 by 5 inches, 48 pgs., full title/index page, with an engraving of St. John's Gate in the masthead. Very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's