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Map of Germany... Funeral of King George II...



Item # 645240 GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1760  Among the articles in this issue are: "Scheme for Widening the Narrow Streets in London" "Charge Against Gen. T--sh--d for his Conduct at Quebec" which takes over 3 pages (see for beginning); "The Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's Accession" "History of the London Brewery" "Queries Concerning the American Fishery Answered" and more.
Also included is: "Louisiana or Mississippi Dangerous to N. America" which takes most of a column (see).
The only plate called for in this issue is a nice foldout map headed: "A Map of Part of Brandenburg including Berlin and the Country Pillaged by the Russians" which is included. It folds out to 8 by 10 inches & has some hand-tinted border markings in yellow, nice condition (see).
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which gives various news reports of the day and includes: "The Ceremonial of the Interment of his late most Excellency Majesty King George the Second of Blessed Memory..." which takes over a page (see for portions). It also includes a section headed: "America" which provides some information on the French & Indian War including mentions of Gen. Amherst, Quebec, New York, Crown Point, and more (see).
Complete in 52 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, nice condition.

A very nice magazine from the French & Indian War period from the "mother country" 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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