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Item # 657762 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1736 Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Seaman's Opinion of a Standing Army" "Constantine's Advice to the Council of Nice" "Col. Pride sent by Cromwell to blockade the House of Commons" "Calvin's Declaration" "The Discreet Wife--Her Method to Reform her Husband" "In "Praise of Female Wit" "The Communion, no Test in New England" "Proposals for Revival of Christianity" "For Repealing the Act against Witches & Conjurers" & more.
Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe.
Complete in 56 pages with full title/index page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, measures 5 by 8 inches, even toning to the front cover, otherwise in very good condition.
This is from just the sixth year of this magazine's existence & before any maps or plates were included.
A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. 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