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Complete year for 1767 with 20 plates...
Item # 642087 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1767 This is a bound volume with all 12 monthly issues plus the annual Supplement issue as well.
Some of the content includes:
"Advantages for Gentlemen of Small Fortune to Settle in East Florida" "An Account of Greenland with a Description of the Manners, Customs, religious notions, etc." includes a plate showing an Eskimo(?) in a boat. "American News" "A Journey up the River Savannah in Georgia" which takes 3 pages; "Protest Against Repealing the Stamp Act" "The Examination of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Relative to the Repeal of the American Stamp Act in 1767" which takes over 4 pages and is in question & answer format.
A report of a murderous gang of criminals in South Carolina. An item on a trial of a lady for torturing her servant girls which has a related plate (see).
I count no fewer than 20 full page or foldout plates, many of which are quite displayable including a great fold-out map showing most of India and parts of other countries including Ceylon (Sri Lanka), one of a Patagonian woman with child.
The full volume bound three-quarter leather bindings with various wear, the front board loose, gold inking at the spine, 640 pages plus the index. Measures 5 1/2 by 9 inches with the pages within in very nice, clean condition.
This volume is offered at less than half the value of the individual issues.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's