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Map of Maestricht... Troubles in Boston...

Item # 615630 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1748  Among the items in this issue are a full page map headed: "Plan of the Late Fire in Cornhill" with a listing of the various tenants displaced by the fire; "Observations of a New Comet" with a related small print; "Description of the Imperial City of Aix La Chappelle"; "Account of the Fortress of Maestricht" -- the accompanying foldout map is not present. Nearly two pages are taken up with reports concerning: The Case of Impressing Men in the New England Colonies, publish'd at Boston" and "The Tumult at Boston in N. England".
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with the latest news reports of the day.
Lacking three of the plates called for. Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, great condition

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