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Item # 602162 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1792  Among the articles of interest are: "Continuation of Two Months Tour in Scotland", "Report on Pendulums", "Virtues of the Coffee Drink", "The regular Appearance and Departure of Swallows" "Query on the Aurora Borealis", and much more. Near the back are various news reports under: "Intelligence from Various Parts of the Continent" and also includes a brief item from "America".
Contains 2 of the 3 full page plates called for. Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate. Very nice condition.

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