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1795 - Early brewing (for the poor)... account of Baal worship...

Item # 677726 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1795  Two of the more interesting items are: a "Cheap Mode For Brewing" and an account of Baal worship in Ireland. Among the additional articles within as noted in the title/index page are: "Mansfield Church--Dr. Jeremy Taylor" "Hints Respecting the Culture of Potatoes" "Private Vices & Public Virtues Contrasted" " & more.
Near the back is a section of "Domestic Occurrences" with various news reports from various locations.
The entire back page is taken up with a chart headed: "Each Day's Price of Stocks in April, 1795".
This issue has all the plates present which total 3, one showing the: "Turkish Ambassador's Public Entry", another a church at Mansfield, and another "A View of Walsall Church".
Complete in 88 pages with full title/contents page. A few library stamps in the bottom margins & scattered foxing. Measures about 5 by 8 inches and is in very nice condition.

A very nice 18th century magazine from England with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. 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