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Sea used for bathing... gypsies...

Item # 640365 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1802  The first page has an an article on the use of the sea for bathing purposes. "As the origin of the General Sea-bathing Infirmary at Margate... as long as science and humanity shall be united, in facilitating the easy access to medical aid, and in perfecting the restoration of health to the lower classes of the community...".
Another article is "Gitanos, or Gypsies of the Eastern Pyrenees" and additional news & stories from around the world.
This issue is complete in 55 pages, in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this time in history, with the front page having a nice masthead of St. John's Gate.

Category: Pre-Civil War