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642788

Siege of Havana, Cuba... Plate of a new prison...

Item #642788
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1762  The prime content is the lengthy text concerning the taking of Havana, Cuba. The Battle of Havana was a military action in the spring & summer of 1762 which was part of the Seven Years' War, or the French & Indian War for that portion fought in the Americas, during which British forces besieged & captured the city of Havana wh... See More  

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$54.00
642780

Three great plates on the Seven Years' War...

Item #642780
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1759  Of prime interest are the 3 full page plates on the Seven Years' War, the first titled: "A Map of the Part of Westphalia in which the French Army Were Defeated , Aug. 1, 1759" which shows much details (see), the plate titled: "Line of Battle of the Allied Army Before the Engagement on the First of August, 1759", plus ... See More  

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642773

A map of the Rhine River... Cape Breton...

Item #642773
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1758  The prime feature is the full page plate titled: "A Map of the Rhine Between Wesel & Dusseldorph [Dusseldorf]...".

One of the articles: "The Best Way of Constructing the Arches of Bridges" includes a nice print of a bridge arch. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news events of the day,... See More  

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642772

The French & Indian War... Map of Emden, Germany...

Item #642772
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1758  A rather lengthy article inside this issue begins: "The experience of the campaigns in 1755 and 1756 had convinced our commanders in chief that there would be no end of the war on either side so long as our armies aimed at nothing further than traversing from place to place either for the defence or attack of a few straggling forts in a ... See More  

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642765

State of affairs in Pennsylvania... John Wesley letter...

Item #642765
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1756  Among the articles within is a "Letter from Mr. Wesley Confirming the Yorkshire Earthquake", signed by him in type: John Wesley, the noted evangelist and founder of Methodism.

Also: "Of the Cultivation of Exotics" which concerns the red cedar & other trees in America. Another article taking over 3 pages is "A Dia... See More  

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642746

Death of the Prince of Wales... Handel's Messiah...

Item #642746
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1751  There is an interesting report of a performance of Handel's Messiah, which includes: "Was performed in the chapel of the Foundling Hospital the sacred oratorio Messiah, under the direction of G.F. Handel, Esq., who himself play'd a voluntary on the organ; the amount of the sum for the tickets delivered out was above 600 pounds
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642689

Barton Booth's obituary...

Report from the American colonies... Lord Baltimore...

Item #642689
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1733



* The death report of Barton Booth

* Poem (extracts) written by Lord Baltimore

* Value of crops in the American colonies




Probably the most notable item is the obituary of Barton Booth (page 269), one of the most celebrated dramatic actors of the early-mid 1700's.



Another interesting article has: "Extracts of a Poem to Lord Baltimo... See More  

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642514

Trouble in America...

Item #642514
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1769  Among the articles in this issue are: "A Description of the Copper Mine at Ecton Hill"; over two pages on: "A Continuation of the Most Interesting transactions in America..." continued from the January issue, which has some great reading concerning the troubles between America & England, one portion noting: "Re... See More  

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642354

Ben Franklin creates a medal honoring the end of the Revolutionary War...

Item #642354
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1783  Near the beginning are 15 pages of: "Summary Proceedings in the Third Session of the Present Parliament" which include some discussions concerning America. Another article concerns the tune Yankee Doodle, particularly details on the presumed author of the famous tune (questionable) who had recently died. It notes: "Your readers, &a... See More  

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642026

Timely report of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...

Item #642026
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791  Presented inconspicuously amongst other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment: "At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. by his death the musical world will sustain an irreparable loss." He died on December 5 making this a very ... See More  

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640219

Meeting with the Indians... Acts of the Mass. Assembly...

Item #640219

June 27, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 27, 1767  Page 6 has over half a column with news from America which includes mention of a few Acts passed by the Mass. governor, including: "An Act for laying out and establishing a new street in the town of Boston" with others. Also a letter from Charleston with mention of a meeting with the headmen of the Creek Indian nation.

Eight pages, 8 1/... See More  

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639932

A comet study in 1744...

Item #639932
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1744  Over 13 pages at the beginning of the issue are taken up with reports on events in Parliament under the guise of: "Proceedings & Debates in the Senate of Lilliput" as direct reporting on Parliamentary events was prohibited.

Among various other articles found in this issue as noted in the table of contents are: "Why Polit
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639919

Naming countries to honor Cook and Columbus...

Item #639919
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  December, 1795  Included is an interesting letter suggesting that some countries be re-named since both noted explorers Capt. Cook and Columbus have not been recognized with countries named for them (see images).

Included are full page plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John&#... See More  

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639043

Death of Jonathan Swift... Early printing of "God Save the King"... Battle charts...

Item #639043
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1745  A highlight of this issue is the interesting and unusual full page engraving of: "A Plan of the City of Edinburgh" which has much detail, showing the castle as well, and includes a rather large key to various locations as well (see). Further on is a very detailed article: "Description of the City of Edinburgh".

Anot
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638703

Congress needs to protect American ships in the Mediterranean...

Item #638703

April 21, 1787

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1787  Inside has a "Letter from New York" which mentions in part: The Congress have it in contemplation to send some vessels of force into the European seas, particularly into the Mediterranean, to protect the trade of the United States..." with more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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638619

On Ben Franklin's will... Northwest coast of America...

Item #638619
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  August, 1790  Included is: "Remarks on the Slave Trade Occasioned by Bruce's Travels". Near the back is a brief bit  noting: "The common council at Paris paid to the illustrious Franklyn [Franklin]  tribute of homage, singular in its nature but due from a free & enlightened city to the memory of a man who gave libert... See More  

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638516

Recurring Early Set (1600's - early 1800's) - sent once per quarter...

Item #638516
(4) A set of four early newspapers (1600's - early 1800's), sent quarterly...



Please see the note at the bottom of this listing.



Have you ever had difficulty deciding which issues to add to your collection? Are you seeking to purchase a unique gift for someone, but are unsure of which issues to select? Perhaps one of our 4-issue recurring sets will fit the bill. This listing is for:

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638423

The importance of Canada...

Item #638423

October 18, 1760

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 18, 1760  Two-thirds of page 2 is taken up with: "A Succinct View Of The Importance of Canada" being a lengthy chart which provides details on the navigation of the various rivers, and other information. Also most of a page taken up with: "...account is given of the French Ecclesiastical Government at Louisbourg in the Island of Cape Breton&q... See More  

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638050

Rare newspaper, lengthy title...

Item #638050

February 08, 1739

THE WARWICK & STAFFORDSHIRE JOURNAL WITH THE HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE, London, March 30, 1737 



* Early 18th century

* Rare title




This is a title I have never seen before prior to acquiring 8 or 9 issues and is quite rare as such, not to mention an  early date. Records show this title only lasted from late 1737 to mid-1739. Pages 2 and 3 are entirely taken up with various repo... See More  

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638036

Boston report... A Jew is baptized...

Item #638036

February 25, 1765

LLOYD'S EVENING POST, London, Feb. 25, 1765  The front page begins with a report headed: "America - Boston (New England)" concerning the loss of a ship in a storm. A brief item begins: "They write from Prague that Nowel Naski, the most learned Jew in that city, has abjured Judaism & was baptized...".

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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637724

Newspaper edited by the famed Jonathan Swift...

Item #637724

July 01, 1713

THE EXAMINER, London, 1713  This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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637543

The sport of pedestrianism: man vs. horse...

Item #637543

November 12, 1791

LONDON CHRONICLE, Nov. 12, 1791  Inside has an interesting article: "Extraordinary Walking Match", as pedestrianism was a sport at the time. It mentions: "...a match between Cotterel, the celebrated walker, and a horse belonging to Mr. Ryley, which was wagered to walk against him, for 20 miles..." with details of the man vs. horse walking match. (see).

  Eightpages, ... See More  

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636850

Newspaper edited by the famed Jonathan Swift...

Item #636850

July 01, 1713

THE EXAMINER, London, 1713  This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories.

Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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636193

Provincial half-penny coins... John Wilkes' death...

Item #636193
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1798  The prominent feature of this issue is the nearly 7 1/2 column essay titled: "Essay on the Provincial Half-Pennies.  Essay I.- On the Use and Amusement of Collecting the Provincial Half-pennies.", with considerable details (see photos).

Additionally, the death report and a biographical sketch of the famous English radical (m... See More  

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633380

Pre Revolutionary War...

Item #633380

July 10, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, July 10, 1766  Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.



Complete in eight pages measuring 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, in nice condition, with a partial red ink tax stamp.

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632985

Boston troubles... Gambling...

Item #632985
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE FOR THE YEAR 1767, London. This is the "supplemental" issue published at the end of the year and having on the front page the table of contents and the title (see).

Perhaps the prime feature is the very nice foldout plate which shows: "...an elegant prospect in the gardens of her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales, at Kew." ... See More  

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631739

Provincial half-penny coins... John Wilkes' death...

Item #631739
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1798  The prominent feature of this issue is the nearly 7 1/2 column essay titled: "Essay on the Provincial Half-Pennies.  Essay I.- On the Use and Amusement of Collecting the Provincial Half-pennies.", with considerable details (see photos).

Additionally, the death report and a biographical sketch of the famous English radical (m... See More  

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631130

News from America... Georgia prohibits noted exportations...

Item #631130

August 30, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 30, 1766  Page 2 has: "AMERICA. Baltimore Town, Maryland", which mentions the inhabitants' efforts to raise funds for a statue in honor of General William Pitt.

Page 6 has reports headed: "America" with 3 datelines from Charleston, noting Lord Charles Montagu as the new governor of South Carolina; that Georgia has prohibited the exp... See More  

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630993

Includes news from America... Three full page plates...

Item #630993

January 01, 1789

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1789  Among the articles are: "Calculus of the Ensuing Transit of Mercury" which includes an illustration (see photos); "Thoughts on dueling" "Cruelty Towards Animals, Particularly Horses, Reprobated" and much more. Near the back is news from: "America" with various items including laws for shipping, a repo... See More  

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630779
Item #630779
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE FOR THE YEAR 1764, London.  This is the "supplemental" issue published at the end of the year and having on the front page the table of contents and the title (see photos). Included within the issue are "Remarks on the late Improvements in Optics" "Defects in the Regulations of Hospitals, with Proposals for the more Easy Admi... See More  

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630480

La Chevaliere D'Eon...

Item #630480

February 21, 1792

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, February 21, 1792  Page 3 has a brief report "La Chevaliere D'Eon's collection of Vauban's manuscripts has been sold for the insufficient price of 500l."  d'Eon was a French diplomat, spy, freemason and soldier whose sex had been questioned from time to time.

Complete in four pages, measuring 12 1/2 by 18 inches ... See More  

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629967

News from America...

Item #629967

March 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1787 



* 18th century reader's digest

* Early America reports




Included near the back is nearly a full page of: "American News", beginning with mention that Virginia has created duties on imports, with details. From New York is mention that: "Congress have lately concluded a negociation with the Court of Lisbon in respect of tra... See More  

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629941

Nice print of Dromoland Castle...

Item #629941
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1795 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, are various articles concerning the United Kingdom & elsewhere. Perhaps the best content would be the two plates called for, one being a nice print of "Dromoland Castle" and the other showing the "Old Church at Paddington" and "T... See More  

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629928

Beitish capture Martinique from the French...

Item #629928
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  December, 1794  Near the back are several letters and reports concerning the British capture of the Caribbean island of Martinique. The following page has short bit of: "American News" reporting of the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia (see).

Included are the 3 full page plates called for.

Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full t... See More  

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629926

Joseph Priestley welcomed to New York... Pennsylvania defines various crimes & punishment...

Item #629926
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  September, 1794  Near the back a full page is taken up with news headed: "America" which includes much from the Pennsylvania legislature on an Act declaring how various crimes are punished (see). There is a report from New York which includes a letter of welcome to the famed Dr. Joseph Priestley which includes: "...associated teachers... See More  

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629924

Corsica... William the Lion... America beefs up military...

Item #629924
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  July, 1794



* Island of Corsica

* American military

* William the Lion, King of Scotland




Included are: "Description of Corsica" which takes over a full page; "William the Lion, King of Scotland" which includes a full page print of him (see); and a small item near the back includes: "The Americans, with the best disposition... See More  

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629879

Genereal Paoli's speech in Corsica...

Item #629879
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1790 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a: "General Paoli's Speech in the General Assembly of Corsica", the celebrated general from Corsica. This speech is prefaced in part: "General Paoli, whose public & private virtues...in favour of the liberty of Corsica, have merited... See More  

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629875

Peace with the Indians...

Item #629875
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  November, 1790  Included near the back is a bit of news headed: "America" which includes: "...that a permanent peace had been concluded betwixt the native Indians in the back settlements & Congress..." and also: "...letters from Kentucky...an account of the capture of several boats on the river Ohio by the Shawanese Indi... See More  

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629873

Limiting those to be carried outside a stagecoach...

Item #629873
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  December, 1790  Among the articles: "An Abstract of an Act for Limiting the Number of Persons to be Carried on the Outside of Stage-Coaches & other Carriages" "A Paralytic Cured by Electricity" and much more.

Included are the 3 full page plates called for (see).

Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page
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629872

Admiral Hood & the siege of Toulon...

Item #629872
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London,  September, 1793  The prime content would be the various letters and articles concerning the Siege of Toulon, and Admiral Samuel Hood's taking of the city. Included are 3 letters signed in type: Hood.

Included are both full page plates called for, one showing very early coins.

Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with a
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629784

French and Indian War...

Item #629784
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1755  Contains an interesting variety of articles from during the French & Indian War in America, among which are: "Scheme For a New Lottery" "Account of American Pine" "Description of a Flying Lizard"; "Description of the City of Lisbon" and much on the earthquake there; plus many other articles.

Nea... See More  

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629229

Honoring Horatio Nelson... Wilberforce on slavery...

Item #629229
SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1797 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a report beginning: "Mr. Wilberforce said that it were only wasting the time of the House to go to any length into a subject which had already undergone such full & frequent discussions...suffered themselves to be influenced by their feelings; it... See More  

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629227

American news... Resuscitating a drowned person...

Item #629227

December 01, 1793

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, December, 1793  Among the many articles is: "Means for the Recovery of Persons Apparently Drowned" which takes a full page. Near the back are various news reports including items headed: "American Intelligence" which takes over half a page. Most of this content is political related, plus there is a report of the abatement of the Yello... See More  

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629198

Troubling relations between the United States and France...

Item #629198

November 01, 1799

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1799  Under: "Review of New Publications nearly 4 pages are taken up with: "A Short Account of the Principal Proceedings of Congress...& a Sketch of the State of Affairs Between the United States and France in July, 1798". It begins: "The short account of the exertions, both defensive and offensive of the American States... See More  

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629197

Drs. Josephly Priestley leaves America for England...

Item #629197

October 01, 1799

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, October, 1799  Included is an interesting article on the famed Dr. Joseph Priestley, which includes: "The announce of Dr. .Priestley's intended return to Great Britain, after his little trip to America, will, of course, excite some degree of astonishment on this side of the water...Dr. Priestley at that time certainly did not appear to like Engl... See More  

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629196
Item #629196

September 01, 1799

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, September, 1799  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes both of the  plates called for.

Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting unt... See More  

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629194
Item #629194
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1799  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes both of the  plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907. ... See More  

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629190
Item #629190
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1791  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes one of the two plates called for.

Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, nice condition.



This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.... See More  

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629189

Discovery of a water route from the Atlantic to the Pacific...

Item #629189

October 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, October, 1791  Near the back is news headed: "America" which reports on some troubles with various Indian tribes, plus a note that: "...by tracing the lakes from Hudson's Straits to the ,Straits of Juan de Fuca [on the west coast of Canada] by a man and a boy, a passage has been discovered from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean without... See More  

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629187

Yellow Fever ravages cities in the United States...

Item #629187

November 01, 1797

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1797  Near the back is a brief bit of news headed: "America" which reports on the: "...horrid ravages lately made by the Yellow Fever in Philadelphia, Baltimore, new Providence, etc., etc..." with ore (see).

Included are both full page plates called for.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of S... See More  

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$26.00
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