1761 London Magazine EGYPT Mythology American Trade Spain Portugal MAP Ceylon
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 1761 edition, under the title ‘The London Magazine’, includes a variety of important and interesting contents including:
Account of the British naval raid on St. Malo, 1758
Accounts from Spain and Portugal
An interesting description of Ceylon
Historical description of Egyptian mummification and embalming
Mythological gods- Harpocrates, Isis and Osiris
Description of solar eclipse
Sugar trade in America
Engraved portrait of Queen Charlotte
Item number: #6750
URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]
The Gentleman’s Magazine: for August 1753.
London: printed by E. Cave, 1753.
Collation: Complete with all pages
Binding: Pamphlet; tight & secure
Size: ~8.25in X 5.25in (21cm x 13cm)
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