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An American magazine from 1795...

Item # 628340

August 1, 1795

THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, August, 1795  The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles. Among the articles are: "The Test of Virtue" "Advice to Females on the Management of a Lover" "Anecdotes of Ignatius Loyola" "On the Utility of Trees in Cities" "On the Greek Fire"  "On he Arabs" and so much more. Near the back is "Domestic Miscellany" with the latest news reports of the day including talk of developing Presque Isle near Erie, methods of improving the navigation of the Susquehanna River, and mention of the situation with Indians, among other reports (see).
Complete in 64 pages, lacking the plate called for, never-trimmed margins making them uncommonly wide and ruffled at the edges, 5 3/4 by 9 inches, nice condition.

Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published  by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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