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An American magazine from 1792...



Item # 661787 THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, February, 1792  The bulk of the issue is taken up with a wide range of eclectic articles as noted on the full title/contents page. Among the articles are: "Topographical Sketches of the County of Essex" "On the Necessity of Caution" "Arithmetick Recommended to the Ladies" "On the Sleep of Plants" "Ceremony of a Persian Marriage" "On the Eccentricities of Imagination" "Remarks on the Milky Way, by Mr. Herschel" "On the Effects of Infidelity" "The African Bow" & much more. Among the poems is: "An Ode for the Birth Day of the President of the United States".
There is much reporting on: "Congressional Proceedings" taking several pages, and also the: "Domestick Chronicle" with news from the various states & includes a report of the celebration of the birthday of President George Washington.
Complete in 72 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page, very nice condition.

This title was published  by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society.

Item from Catalog 287 (released for October, 2019)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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