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Report of the late revolution in France...

Item # 620305 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London England, October, 1789  Among the articles are: "Mr. Badcock to Dr. Priestley" "Accurate Description of Fraser's New Carolina Grass" which includes  full pages plate of it; "The Hill of Howth" in Ireland, which includes a very nice full page plate of it; , and much more.
Near the back is over 4 pages of an: "Accurate Statement of the Late Revolution in France" and also some news headed: "America" reporting in part: "The Chesapeak was the first American vessel allowed to hoist the colours of the United States in the celebrated river Ganges, and to trade there..." which includes a comment from Lord Cornwallis, governor in Indian, who welcomed the ship: "...on the same footing with other nations.'...evinces the friendly disposition of that nation in that quarter...".
Included are all 3 plates called for, one being s foldout.
Complete in 96 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition.

A very nice magazine from the "mother country" not long after the end of the Revolutionary War. 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