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Great map of South America... Treaty of Utrecht...

Item # 676521

January 01, 1749

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1749   The prime feature of this issue is the very nice & detailed foldout map of "South America" which folds out to 11 1/2 by 10 inches. A very displayable & detailed map in great condition. Among the articles within are: "Articles of the Treaty of Utrecht" between England and France, which takes over 3 pages and including all 41 Articles.
Also: "Observations of the Last Solar Eclipse, taken in Scotland..."  "Description of a New Alarum [alarm]" which includes an engraving of it; plus other items.
The map and plates called for are lacking.
Complete in 48 pages, 5 by 8 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, tiny binding pin holes at the blank spine, nice, clean condition.

A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including. 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