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Thomas Paine's pamphlet... H. Nelson's conquests...

Item # 673430 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1796 
Under "Review of New Publications" is: "Observations on Mr. Paine's Pamphlet, entitled, 'The Decline and Fall of the English System of Finance'...". Further on is a letter signed: Horatio Nelson headed: "Vessels of War & Transports Taken by the Squadron under the command of Commodore Horatio Nelson, May 31"
Both plates called for are present, one of which is a very nice view of: "Cotton Mills at Hanging Bridge, Staffordshire" with a related article.
Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, great condition.

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