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A Free Thinker's Religion... On Conjugal Love...
Item # 647194 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1732 The issue begins with 26 pages of "A View of the Weekly Disputes & Essays in this Month". This section has various reports from the many newspapers in England including the London Journal, The Craftsman, Applebee's Journal, Universal Spectator, Fog's Journal, the Free Briton, the Weekly Register, and more. These newspapers report on a wide range of topics including: "A Vindication of Mankind" "A Free Thinker's Religion" "On Conjugal Love" "On Heroism" "On the Regulation of the Stage" "Of Love & Courtship" and much more.
Near the back is the "Monthly Intelligencer" which has the latest news reports of the day.
Complete in 44 pages, 5 by 8 inches with a full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, nice condition. There were no plates or maps in issues of this early date.
A very nice magazine from the "mother country" from near the beginning of its existence, containing a wide range of varied content. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun just the year before in 1731 and lasting until 1907.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's