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Yellow Fever ravages cities in the United States...



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November 01, 1797

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, November, 1797  Near the back is a brief bit of news headed: "America" which reports on the: "...horrid ravages lately made by the Yellow Fever in Philadelphia, Baltimore, new Providence, etc., etc..." with ore (see).
Included are both full page plates called for.
Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches. Repair at the spine margin of the front leaf has some loss and affects some words in the title page (see). Nice condition.

This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.

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Category: The 1600's and 1700's