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Includes news from America... Three full page plates...

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January 01, 1789

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1789  Among the articles are: "Calculus of the Ensuing Transit of Mercury" which includes an illustration (see photos); "Thoughts on dueling" "Cruelty Towards Animals, Particularly Horses, Reprobated" and much more. Near the back is news from: "America" with various items including laws for shipping, a report that the North Carolina constitution convention meet to discuss the proposed document, and encouraged a Bill of Rights; a report from Kentucky, etc. (see photos).
Enclosed are the 3 plates called for, one of which is a foldout.
Complete in 92 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice, clean 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