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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1750  Among the articles within: "Whence Differences in the same Climate--Sea Lions" includes two illustrations of sea lions.  Another article is titled: "Of the Crocodile" followed by: "Flourishing Settlement in Nova Scotia--Plants There" which is accompanied by a full page plate of various plants: "Drawn from the Life at Halifax in Nova Scotia, July 15, 1749" as noted in the print.
Other articles: "Lights in the Air--Longitude to Discover" which includes an interesting engraving; "Of the North American Porcupine" from Hudson's Bay; a "Letter dated Albany, Aug. 10, 1742"; a full page print of the: "Plan of the Vaults in Blenheim House" and much more.
The foldout map of Halifax with other images is present in facsimile only.
Complete in 48 pages, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" 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.

Item from Catalog 299 (released for October, 2020)...

Category: The 1600's and 1700's