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Item # 629150 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1792 One of the plates in this issue is a nice full page of: "Malling Abbey" with related text. Among the "Review of New Publications" is: "A Discourse Delivered...at the Funeral of the late Rev. Mr. John Wesley" followed by: "The Rights of Man, Part II; Combining Principle and Practice, by Thomas Paine" (see). Half a page is taken up with: "Intelligence Fro Botany Bay" which is present-day Australia (see).
Included are all 3 plates called for.
Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.
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