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Item # 642826 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1774  Near the back is: "Account of the Proceedings of the American Colonies Since the Passing the Boston Port Bill, continued." which takes almost an entire page (see).
Among the additional articles within are: "Guatemala Swallowed up by an Earthquake" "Account of Ten Men Surprised & Eaten by Savages" (in New Zealand); a full page plate of the "Harlequin Duck" which includes descriptive text mentioning: "...is found in the Northern Parts of Europe and America".
Included are both full page plates called for, one noted above.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition.

A very nice magazine from the "mother country" just before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War with a wide range of varied content. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

Item from Catalog 266 (released for January, 2018)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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