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Item # 664244 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1759 Within this issue is a nice full page map titled: "A New and Accurate Map of the Isles of Guadeloupe, Marie-Galante, etc. from the Best Authorities" which shows much detail & is in nice condition. This is a full page map measuring 5 by 8 1/4 inches and is accompanied by 2 related articles titled: "Articles of Capitulation between their Excellencies & the Inhabitants of Guadalupe, etc." and "Gazette Account of the Taking of Guadeloupe" which takes more than a full page.
The other full page plate called for is a: "Representation of a Bishop in the Act of Martyrdom" which has a related article as well.
Other articles in this issue include a continued: "Life of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland" "Friendly Address to the Jews" which takes a full page; and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day.
Complete in 52 pages with full title/contents page including an engraving of St. John's Gate. Measures 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, nice condition.
A very nice magazine from the late 18th century 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