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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

Includes MAP

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

Price: $250

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

The Gentleman’s Magazine: for August 1753.

London: printed by E. Cave, 1753.


Collation: Complete with all pages

[2], 623-676

Language: English

Binding: Pamphlet; tight & secure

Size: ~8.25in X 5.25in (21cm x 13cm)

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1761 London Magazine EGYPT Mythology American Trade

Estimate $250 - $500Apr 28, 2019