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Oliver Cromwell print... Thanks for Horatio Nelson...
Item # 679573 GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1799 Among the two plates called for is one with a nice print of Oliver Cromwell as well as a view of Cockermouth Castle (see) with related text for both. Near the back is a letter from Horatio Nelson answering the vote of thanks of the British House of Commons for his victory in the Battle of the Nile, signed: Nelson.
Complete in 96 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inches, light damp staining to a lower corner, very nice 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