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The new American states struggling with money issues...
Item # 645990
June 1, 1787
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1787 Included near the back is nearly half a page headed: "American News" which begins: "The present state of America is rather to be deplored than envied..." concerning its financial situation, including; "...America, like every other rising state, must have much to struggle with before it can arrive at opulence...".
Included are both plates called for.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/2 by 9 inches, never-trimmed margins, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 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.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's