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Item # 698234 THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1759  Within this issue is a nice full page map titled: "A New and Accurate Map of the Isles of Guadloupe, Marie-Galante, etc. from the Best Authorities" which shows much detail & is in nice condition. This is a full page map measuring 5 by 8 1/4 inches and is accompanied by 2 related articles titled: "Articles of Capitulation between their Excellencies & the Inhabitants of Guadalupe, etc." and "Gazette Account of the Taking of Guadaloupe" which takes more than a full page.
The other full page plate called for is a: "Representation of a Bishop in the Act of Martyrdom" which has a related article as well.
Other articles in this issue include a continued: "Life of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland" "Friendly Address to the Jews" which takes a full page; and much more. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest news reports of the day.
Complete in 52 pages with full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate. Measures 6 by 8 3/4 inches, very nice condition. Never-trimmed, wide margins.

A very nice magazine from the late 18th century with a wide range of varied content. 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