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Anti-Jacobite Creed... The importance of Nova Scotia...
Item # 659531 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1748 The issue begins with an: "Extract of a Letter Giving an Account of a Survey of the N. West Coast of England..." with a small print on page 2 (see). Also in this issue: "Of the Invention of Shorthand" with a full page of characters of words (see); "An Anti-Jacobite's Creed, Alluding to Indiscriminate Charges in the Jacobite Journal" "The Importance of Nova Scotia" and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with the latest news reports of the day.
Note: The "map of the world" mentioned on the title page is not present.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate.
A very nice magazine from the "mother country" before the French & Indian War 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