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Item # 657331 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1758 Among the articles within are: "An Account of the Isle of Senegal on the Coast of Africa..." and "Case of Mr. Moore and Mr. Smith of Philadelphia Stated" which takes over a full page, plus much more. There is also an illustration of a newly invented bandage for the use of sick seamen (see).
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day, mostly European.
Lacking the two plates called for.
Complete 48 page issue with a full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate. Measures 5 by 8 inches.
A very nice French & Indian War era 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