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Life of Handel the composer... News from America...



Item # 644348 GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1760  The lead article in this issue is: "Some Account of a Pamphlet entitled, The Interest of Great Britain considered, with regard to her Colonies, and the Acquisitions of Canada and Guadaloupe" which takes over 3 pages.
Among other articles are: "Confirm'd Melancholy Cured", the conclusion of: "Life of George Frederic Handel" which takes 5 pages; "Regulations of the Fifth Markets in Holland" and more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" containing various news reports of the day, including some news under the heading: "America" (see) which includes: "...A most dreadful fire happened March 20 at Boston in New England, supposed the greatest ever known in the American colonies...".
Lacking the map called for.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, great condition.

A very nice magazine from the French & Indian War. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

Item from Catalog 270 (released for May, 2018)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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