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Item # 642836 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1783  Key articles include: "American Votes Respecting the Loyalists" (a report from Worcester, Massachusetts) and "American News", the latter giving some reports of a treaty between the United States and the chiefs of the Six Nations (see image for details).
Among additional articles noted in the table of contents are: "Particulars of the Founder of Wadham College" "Remarkable Particulars of the Hedgehog" "East Indies" "Meteorological Diary for August, 1871" & more.
Both foldout plates called for are present.
Complete in 86 pgs. with full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate. 5 1/2 by 9 inches with wide, untrimmed margins, some scattered foxing, nice condition.

A very nice magazine from the "mother country" at the end of the Revolutionary War with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. 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