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The Gentleman’s Magazine was an English periodical which first appeared in 1731. It was published without interrupt for nearly 200 years and was the first of its kind to use the term ‘magazine’. It was published by Edward Cave, pseud. Sylvanus Urban.

 

This volume from the 1787 edition includes a variety of important and interesting contents including:

  • Letters to and from Samuel Johnson
  • Excerpts from Shakespeare, Homer, Erasmus, Virgil
  • Speech and letter of George Washington (p.357)
  • Medical research on the health benefits of tobacco
  • Illustration and description of Scipio’s sarcophagus
  • Establishment of provinces in Florida
  • Debates over East India Company
  • Commentary on William Paley’s ‘Principles of Philosophy’

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1787 Gentleman’s Magazine George Washington American Florida Shakespeare Tobacco

 

The Gentleman’s Magazine was an English periodical which first appeared in 1731. It was published without interrupt for nearly 200 years and was the first of its kind to use the term ‘magazine’. It was published by Edward Cave, pseud. Sylvanus Urban.

 

This volume from the 1787 edition includes a variety of important and interesting contents including:

  • Letters to and from Samuel Johnson
  • Excerpts from Shakespeare, Homer, Erasmus, Virgil
  • Speech and letter of George Washington (p.357)
  • Medical research on the health benefits of tobacco
  • Illustration and description of Scipio’s sarcophagus
  • Establishment of provinces in Florida
  • Debates over East India Company
  • Commentary on William Paley’s ‘Principles of Philosophy’

 

Item number: #10640

Price: $499

 

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

 

The Gentleman’s Magazine: and historical Chronicle volume LVII, 1787. Jan-Jun

 

London: printed by Nichols, 1787.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • iv, 551, [14]
    • 14 engraved plates
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – John Corbet, Esq.
    • John Corbet, Esq. of Sundorne (1772-1817), MP for Shrewsbury, from 1774-1780, and high sheriff of Salop in 1793.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

 

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10640

Categories

Americana, American History

Arts & Architecture

Authors

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete