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Item # 659525 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1770  Among the articles are: "Difficulty of Explaining the Scripture" "Origin of Rhyming" "Reasons Against a New War" 'History & Antiquity of Berkley Castle" and so much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day. There is a brief mention of America with: "The general assembly of North Carolina was dissolved three days after its meeting in November last, by his excellency William Tryon, Esq., the governor." (see)
The full page plate called for is present (see).
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 1/4 inches, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, very nice condition.

A very nice magazine from the "mother country" from just before the Boston Massacre 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