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Item # 619603 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, :London, March, 1753  Included in this issue is a description and print of a marine animal now known as a seahorse; "Dry Weather in Carolina" which has a dateline of "Charles-Town [Charleston], Aug. 1, 1752" (see); a nearly full page illustration of: "Saturn & His Symbols"; a nearly full page on the "Moon's Eclipse" which includes 2 illustrations; and so much more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" with the latest news reports of the day & which includes two brief items from "Boston" and the "Carolina Gazette".
Contains the only plate called for being a foldout late of the "...Corn Factors Exchange..." building as well as the other illustrations as noted above.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition.

A very nice magazine from before the French & Indian War with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. 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