Analyzing Thomas Paine's 'The Rights of Man'...
Item # 675459
August 01, 1791
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, August, 1791 Under "Review of New Publications" is a very lengthy article titled: "The Rights of Man, in Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution. By Thomas Paine, Secretary, for Foreign Affairs to Congress, in the American War, and Author of the Work entitled 'Common Sense'." This article takes over 3 pages.
Near the back under: "America" are various news reports including reports of trouble with Indians, plus other items.
All three plates called for are present.
Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 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