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Item # 629967

March 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1787 

* 18th century reader's digest
* Early America reports

Included near the back is nearly a full page of: "American News", beginning with mention that Virginia has created duties on imports, with details. From New York is mention that: "Congress have lately concluded a negociation with the Court of Lisbon in respect of trade..." with some details. A few other items (see).
Included are both plates called for, one of which is a foldout.
Complete in 92 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, nice condition.

A very nice magazine from the "mother country" 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