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Nice plate of Kilmey Bay in Ireland...
Item # 649124
December 1, 1789
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1789 Among the articles are: "Columbus's Discovery of America Questioned", description of Kilmey Bay in Ireland which includes a very nice full page plate of it. Also a chart showing the: "Pedigree of Sir Isaac Newton", "Reflections on the Laws Concerning Suicide" "Review of the Proceedings in the Council of Nice"; a great wealth of reporting on the: "Parliamentary Proceedings of the Lords and Commons", and 4 pages reporting an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France".
Near the back are several pages reporting the latest news of the day.
Included are the 3 full page plates called for.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, great condition.
A very nice magazine from the "mother country" not long after the end of the Revolutionary War. 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