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THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, February, 1792  This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792.
Items include: "...Account of the Illustrious Marquis De LaFayette..." "Origin of Dueling" "On Cruelty to Animals" "Observations on Blindness & on the Employment of Other Senses to Supply the loss of Sight" and an interesting: "The Art of Procuring Pleasant Dreams. by Dr. Franklin" which takes over 2 pages.
No Appendices are attached. Complete in 32 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches with never-trimmed margins, full title/contents page, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's