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Item # 622113 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1766   Over half a page is taken up with: "American News" which has some interesting reports from Boston and elsewhere, with reference to: "...to the general assembly to make up the losses of the sufferers in the late unhappy times..." (see).
Other articles within issue include: "Oriental Fables, from the French" "The History of an Undutiful Child" "Letter from M. de Voltaire to Mr. Rousseau"; much on: "Considerations on the Trade & Finances of this Kingdom" which has some content concerning America; "Description of the Island of Elephanta" "Abuses in Private Mad Houses, with the Remedy" "New Method of Reading Newspapers" and more.
The only plate called for is present, being a nice foldout map of the road from London to various British cities, folding out to measure 8 by 12 inches (see).
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches with full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate. Very nice, clean condition.

A nice issue of this very famous & successful British magazine from this significant year of the Stamp Act, and some ten years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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