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18th century water engine...



Item # 642752
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1752  Page 157 and 158 have an interesting commentary regarding a book written about the writings of Jonathan Swift, and is followed by a letter Swift had written to his cousin in 1691.
Among the various additional articles of interest in this issue are: "Christ the Only Saviour--Hutchinsonian Criticisms", "Hebrew Words Misinterpreted by the Hutchinsonians" "The Head of William Caxton, First Printer" with a print of him; "Description of Ventilators Erected in Newgate" which includes two accompanying full page plates; and more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with news reports of the day.
All 3 full page plates called for are present.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, a full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, nice condition.
 
A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" 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.

Item from Catalog 287 (released for October, 2019)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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