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Experiments on Human Blood... Life of a Modern Physician...
Item # 616965 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1755 Among the articles in this issue are: "Secret of the Fire-eating Art" "An Account of some New Experiments on Human Blood" "Life of a Modern Physician" "New Improvement of the Barometer" which includes a nice illustration of it; "An Account of Canada, Given to the Governor of New York" which takes over a full page, and has as a page heading: "Journey from Quebeck to Montreal".
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day & includes a report from the Pennsylvania Gazette, and also a letter from Maryland concerning a flood there.
This is missing only one plate called for.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, and is in very good condition.
A very nice magazine from the French & Indian War 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