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701958

New Yorkers pledge allegiance to the King... Why America will fail in the war...

Item #701958
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1777  Several pages are taken up with the: "Proceedings in the Present Session of Parliament" which includes talk of the Revolutionary War, including: "...Among other melancholy effects of the present impolitic civil war, he said, the loss of the American trade was one of the greatest...Governor Johnstone said, America was lost, he feared,... See More  

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$75.00
700316

Death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart... Slaves revolting in Haiti...

Item #700316

December 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791 



* Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report)

* Musical composer - Classical music era original




Presented inconspicuously among 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. ... See More  

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$415.00
700018

Ben Franklin on the proposed Constitution...

Item #700018
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Feb., 1789 



* Benjamin Franklin responds

* United States Constitution




Pages 1, 2 and a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating: "...address to the inhabitants of the United States of America, by the celebrated Dr. Benjamin Franklin, on the disaffection that has prevailed towards the new system of government introduced in that country..."... See More  

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$117.00
697923

Much reflection on the prior year... Ethan Allen... Major Andre hung...

Item #697923
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1781  Under "Diary of Memorable Occurrences in the year 1780..." is a lengthy list of item & includes: "The American out posts at Newark & Elizabeth-town were surprized & the men made prisoners...American post of John's House on the White Plains was attacked when 40 men were killed & 97 taken. Another American ... See More  

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697691

Beheading of King Louis XVI...

Item #697691
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1793  The best content is the report headed: "Particular Account of the Murder of Louis XVI" which gives considerable detail of the closing moments of his life, ending with: "...The Confessor fell upon his knees, and implored the King's blessing, who gave it him with an affectionate embrace. The religious & good Monarch the... See More  

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$138.00
697602

Battle of Dettingen: last time a British King led troops into battle...

Item #697602
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1743 



* Battle of Dettingen

* King George II

* Last British monarch

* to lead army in battle




Much on the Battle of Dettington - the
last time that a British monarch, George II, personally led his troops into battle (see images).

One of the article is titled: "Objections to Mr. Yate's Theory of Comets" which include
... See More  

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697439

Report of the murder of Joseph Smith in a British magazine...

Item #697439

September 01, 1844

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1844 



* Joseph & Hyrum Smith murders

* Mormons - Mormonism founder

* Carthage, Illinois jail

* Lynch mob killing




Near the back under "Foreign News" is a report from the "United States" noting: "Joseph and Hiram Smith, the Mormon prophets, were murdered in June last, at Carthage in Illinois, by a mob of 60 ... See More  

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$78.00
697215

Foldout map of France... Canada content...

Item #697215
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747 



* Foldout map of France



Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands...".

This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows the so
... See More  

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697208

Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown...

Item #697208
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, London, December and the Appendix issue for the year 1781



* Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

* Surrender at Yorktown VA Virginia

* Revolutionary War from the enemy




Certainly the most historic report in this issue--and perhaps in any issue from the Revolutionary War--is that near the back of the issue under "American Affairs". It is an "Extract... See More  

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$438.00
696918

Maryland resolves for peace, but only if independence is assured...

Item #696918

August 01, 1782

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, August, 1782 



* American Revolutionary War

* Maryland for peace




Under: "American Affairs" is a report from Annapolis which includes: "...announcing the arrival of Sir Guy Carleton at New York as a commissioner for making peace or war in North America...to enable the King of Great Britain to conclude a peace or truce with the United States (b... See More  

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$54.00
694426

Oswego in the French & Indian War... Large map of Europe... Judaica item...

Item #694426
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1756 



* Great & quite large map of Europe

* Oswego - French & Indian War

* Judaica - Jewish content




The prime feature would be the very nice & large foldout map titled in the cartouche: "A New & Correct CHART  of  EUROPE..." which shows all of Europe as well as Iceland, Russia, North Africa, a... See More  

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$180.00
694072

George Washington at age 22... Great map of America...

Item #694072
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, July, 1754 



* Great American colonies mid-18th century map

* Future general & president George Washington 




Inside has the continuation of an Account of the Encroachments made by the French on the British Settlements in America. In the account are the various measures taken by the British to prevent the encroachments, incl
... See More  

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$750.00
693132

Culture of wine... The situation in America...

Item #693132
THE SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1775  This issue is mostly taken up with a lengthy article headed: "Debates in the Last Session of Parliament, Resumed" which includes various talk of the Revolutionary War in America.

Another article is titled: "The Culture of Vines Further Illustrated", plus there is a wide variety of other articles as well.

Prese... See More  

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693131

Culture of wine... The situation in America...

Item #693131
THE SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1775  This issue is mostly taken up with a lengthy article headed: "Debates in the Last Session of Parliament, Resumed" which includes various talk of the Revolutionary War in America.

Another article is titled: "The Culture of Vines Further Illustrated", plus there is a wide variety of other articles as well.

Prese... See More  

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$45.00
691758

Defending the criticisms of Jews...

Item #691758
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1731  This is just the third issue of this extremely successful magazine. Several editions of the first several issues were printed in the early 1730's so as to provide complete sets to customers as the success of the magazine grew, and based on the note at the bottom of the title/contents page this is the "Third Edition".

Most notab... See More  

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690474

Mutiny on the Bounty... Captain William Bligh...

Item #690474
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1790 



* Mutiny on the Bounty

* Captain William Bligh




Near the back is one of the more historic naval report of the 18th century, since romanticized by the famous movie, giving a fine account of the mutiny on board the ship Bounty.

The report is headed: "Several Memorable Events have lately happened at Sea, which for their Singularity &am... See More  

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$295.00
689611

Exploring the vicinity of Alaska...

Item #689611
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1754 

 Perhaps the most interesting item is a very nice, detailed article titled: "Some Account of a Chart lately published by M. de l Isle, with the different Conjectures and Opinions it has produced; from a Tract called, A Letter from a Russian Sea Officer to a Person of Distinction at Petersborough, &c."

This artic
... See More  

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689569

The Jacobite Rebellion...

Item #689569
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, November, 1746



* More on the Jacobite Rebellion



There is still content on the Jacobite Rebellion, with: "Rebels Tried at York". And near the back is half a page on: "Executed at York". Also a report from the: "Boston Gazette" in America concerning the troubles with France in Louisbourgh and Cape Breton, Cana
... See More  

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$62.00
689163

Maps of Jamaica and Havana, Cuba...

Item #689163
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" which shows much detail. Accompanying this map is a nice and detailed article on Jamaica which describes it geographically, gives a bit of history on how it was settled, and some text on its economy.... See More  

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$198.00
689162

Jamaica, Cuba & the Caribbean... Early electricity...

Item #689162
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  This magazine is missing the plates of "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" and "Plan of the City and Harbour of the Havanna", Cuba, but there is a report near the back which relates to it, beginning: "Porto Rico is a large Spanish island, well fortified; and Hispaniola belonging to both France & Spain is much larger ... See More  

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689160

Cape Breton & Louisbourgh in Canada...

Item #689160
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747  Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Directions to Make Cyder Exceeding French Wine" "Recipe to Present Sea Sickness" "Scheme to Tax Tickets for Plays, etc." and many more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with various news reports of the day, including an "Ex
... See More  

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$32.00
688925

Captain James Cook in the South Pacific... Early balloon flights...

Item #688925
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1784



* HMS Resolution - Royal Navy

* Captain James Cook

* Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska

* Early ballooning flight - Montgolfier




This periodical was the first ever to use the word "magazine" in its title.

There is a nice article: "On the General Post Office & Postage of Letters" with a chart of the various rates and ... See More  

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688744

A layout for a colonial town... Canton (Guangzhou), China...

Item #688744
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it.

A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares&
... See More  

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688743

Plan (print) for a colonial town... Canton (Guangzhou), China...

Item #688743
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it.

A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares&
... See More  

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688742

Troubles in America... A colonial town plan print...

Item #688742
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1770  Perhaps the most intriguing item in this issue is a fascinating article titled: "New Plan for an American Town" which takes over a full page and which includes an interesting and unusual print of it.

A legend of the various parts of the town is included as well, including the "common land" the "public squares&
... See More  

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688741

An award in Ben Franklin's honor... Indians kidnap several colonists...

Item #688741
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1753 



* The Copley medal of the Royal Society

* Benjamin Franklin electricity experiments




Of particular interest is: "Annual Medal of the Royal Society" which has Ben Franklin's name on it. There is related text noting: "...This mark of distinction is double due to Mr. Franklin. It is due to him as a philosopher; it is ... See More  

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$59.00
688740

Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #688740
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1815 



* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium

* Napoleon I vs. Duke of Wellington




Certainly the most significant item in this issue is the detailed account of the battle of Waterloo and the fall of Napoleon Buonaparte.

Under the heading "France" is a lengthy report which begins: "The second abdication of the Throne of France by Napoleo... See More  

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$107.00
688534

Battle of Oswego, the French account...

Item #688534
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1756



* Battle of Fort Oswego, New York

* French and Indian War

* Louis-Joseph de Montcalm




Content includes: "The French Account of the Taking of Oswego" which has over a full page of text with some great, detailed reporting of the battle.

This is historically very significant with a few points reading: "...on the 14th a body ... See More  

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$92.00
687396

The Declaration of Independence...

Item #687396
THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, London, England, August, 1776  



* Original Declaration of Independence... the complete text

* As reported from Great Britain




It would be difficult to argue for a more important document in American history than the Declaration of Independence. It remains a desire of most collectors to find issues containing reference to it, and ultimately a contemporary printing... See More  

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$3,400.00
687394

Early report on the battle of Lexington & Concord...

Item #687394
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1775 



* Battles of Lexington & Concord

* Revolutionary War beginning




The first five pages contain a nice account of Parliamentary discussion concerning the troubles in America, headed: "Governor Johnson's Speech on the Motion for an Address to His Majesty Respecting the Situation of Affairs in America..." continued from a
... See More  

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$280.00
686561

On the Roberts & Carlisle treason... Discussion on the American war...

Item #686561
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779



* Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts

* Treason trials - Revolutionary War




The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebe... See More  

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686426

News of Cornwallis' surrender... Benedict Arnold & the Battle of Groton Heights...

Item #686426
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1781



* Revolutionary War

* Cornwallis' surrender

* Gen. Benedict Arnold

* Battle of Groton Heights




Near the back is a section headed: "American News" which has a "Copy of a Letter from Brig. Gen. Arnold to his Excellency the Commander in Chief, dated Sound off Plumb Island, Sept. 8, 1781" which takes over an entire pa... See More  

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$316.00
686359

Foldout plate of the siege of Rhode Island... Treaty with France...

Item #686359
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779  This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in p... See More  

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686313

Cornwallis surrenders to Washington at Yorktown...

Item #686313
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1782  



* Lord Charles Cornwallis

* General George Washington

* Surrender at Yorktown - Virginia




This issue contains the very historic report of the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia. 

An inside page has a nice report headed: "Extract of a Letter from Sir Henry Clinton" which begins: "...I had th
... See More  

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$438.00
686304

The beheading of Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France...

Item #686304
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1793 



* Marie Antoinette beheaded

* The Queen of France

* Common hangman




Near the back under the heading: "Obituary of Considerable Persons", and amongst the listings of many others, is the very historic report of the beheading of Marie Antoinette.

The text begins: "Guillotined, at Paris, in her 38th year, being born Nov. ... See More  

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$235.00
685950

George Washington, Ethan Allen, and more...

Item #685950
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778 

The first article is a "...Debate...on Enquiry into the State of the Nation..." continued from a previous issue and has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that with equal force General Washington could not stand before the British troops, who were at this day perhaps the bravest in the world...General Washington'... See More  

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685947

George Washington, Ethan Allen, and more...

Item #685947
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778 



* Revolutionary War - Jonathan Trumbull

* Benjamin Franklin - electricity experiments




The first article is a "...Debate...on Enquiry into the State of the Nation..." continued from a previous issue and has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that with equal force General Washington could not stand before the Br... See More  

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$98.00
685874

Burgoyne & Saratoga... John Paul Jones: King wants his ships back...

Item #685874
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1779 



* Battles of Saratoga - New York

* General John Burgoyne defeat

* Captain John Paul Jones




The first 8 pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes some discussion of the affairs in America.

But the prime content would be the excellent coverage of events relating to General Burgoyn... See More  

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685825

On the Roberts & Carlisle treason... Discussion on the American war...

Item #685825
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779  The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and ... See More  

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$90.00
685816

Washington at Morristown... Action in the South...

Item #685816
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1780  



* American Revolutionary War

* General George Washington's army

* At Morristown, New Jersey

* South Carolina events




The first article has: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes discussion of the situation in America.

Near the back the "Historical Chronicle" has several items from A... See More  

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$74.00
685805

From the Revolutionary War...

Item #685805
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1780  A fine opportunity to purchase a magazine from during the Revolutionary War at a reasonable price, as there is very little American content in this issue.

Just one report in the "Historical Chronicle" with two items: "There have been no material advices from America that can be rely'd on. A vague report...that two French s... See More  

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$42.00
685793

Pennsylvania Assembly distresses their residents...

Item #685793
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1780



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




One report notes: "The assembly of Pennsylvania have fallen upon a new mode of distressing the friends of this country resident among them by obliging persons to take the oaths of allegiance or affirmation of fidelity to the state, & to take a certificate of the same, which ... See More  

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$48.00
684914

Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...

Item #684914
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809



* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine



The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... ju... See More  

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$375.00
683352

Early map of the Caribbean Islands...

Item #683352
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1756  The first two pages are devoted to the "Caribee Islands" [Caribbean] primarily limited to text on Barbadoes.

But of greater significance is the great and desirable foldout map labeled: "A Map of the CARIBBEE ISLANDS Shewing which belong to England, France, Spain, Dutch, & Danes...". This map folds out to 8 1/2 by 13 1/2 ... See More  

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$340.00
683345

First image of a balloon flight in any periodical? "Peter the Wild Boy"...

Item #683345

February 01, 1785

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1785 



* Jean-Pierre Blanchard

* 1st English Channel crossing print

* "Peter the Wild Boy"




Perhaps the most notable content is the foldout plate with various images, the largest of which is a terrific engraving of: "The Flight of M. Blanchard and Dr. Jeffries from Dover Castle" to France, as noted at the bottom of the ... See More  

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$145.00
683338

Dalkey and Its Seven Castles"... Foldout plate of a castle...

Item #683338
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1770  There are 3 1/2 pages on: "A Curious Description of Dalkey and Its Seven Castles" which is accompanied by a foldout print of one of the castles. This print measures 8 by 10 inches & is in very nice condition. Also in this issue: "On the Disparity of the Language of N. and S. Wales" and much more.

Near the back is the "... See More  

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$34.00
683207

Map of the Balkan Peninsula... Turkey, Bulgaria, and more...

Item #683207
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1770 



* Map of Turkey, the Balkan Peninsula, and more.



This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770".

This map shows the Balkan ... See More  

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$128.00
682586

Cook's voyage to the Northwest coast, with the rare plate of natives from Oonalashka...

Item #682586
THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE, (London), December, 1784.



* HMS Resolution - Royal Navy

* Captain James Cook

* Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska




Included also is the "Supplement" issue.

This magazine--much more scarce than the Gentleman's Magazine--published in serial form the account of: "Captain Cook's Voyage to the Northern Hemisphere...", this issue containing reports ... See More  

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$120.00
682582

Early Georgia... Map of the English Channel...

Item #682582
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1759 



* Article on the weather in Georgia

* Map of Havre De Grace, the English Channel, Isle of Wight




The first article is: "A Description of Havre de Grace" which takes over a full page and is accompanied by a nice foldout map showing part of the English Channel including the Isle of Wight off the coast of Southampton and a
... See More  

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$92.00
682569

Napoleon Buonaparte after his defeat at Waterloo...

Item #682569
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1815



* Napoleon Bonaparte

* Battle of Waterloo




Included is a lengthy article headed: "Buonapartiana" which is also subtitled: "Anecdotes Respecting Napoleon Buonaparte" offering considerable detail on Buonaparte as a person, and quite descriptive as well, including: "...is about five feet seven inches in height, very s... See More  

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$87.00
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