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News from America...

Item # 645987

March 1, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1787  Included near the back is nearly a full page of: "American News", beginning with mention that Virginia has created duties on imports, with details. From New York is mention that: "Congress have lately concluded a negociation with the Court of Lisbon in respect of trade..." with some details. A few other items (see).
Included are both plates called for, one of which is a foldout.
Complete in 92 pages, 5 1/2 by 9 inches, never-trimmed margins,  full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition.

A very nice magazine 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 279 (released for February, 2019)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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