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Siege of Quebec, French & Indian War...



Item # 656536 GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1760  A feature of this issue is the "French Account of the Raising the Siege of Quebec" which takes over half a page (see for portions).
There is also: "A Description of a Water Mill of a New Construction..." for grinding sugar cane in Jamaica, which includes a full page plate (some dirtiness to the plate).
Among other articles are: "Political Remarks on the Present War" 'Of Propagating the Terror Occasioned by Mad Dogs" "Voyages & Cruises of Capt. Walker" "Method of Curing the Bite of a Mad Dog" and more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which includes a report from Halifax, Canada, concerning military events there. Also: "Advices from the West Indies" which gives some details of the slave insurrection there.
There is also some: "American News" with news on the French & Indian War, and also reports from Charleston concerning the situation with the Cherokee Indians.
Lacking two of the three plates called for.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches, never-trimmed margins, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition.
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 284 (released for July, 2019)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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