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A rare 1749 printing of the famed periodical, ‘The London Magazine’. This volume includes notable topics such as:

  • Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (1748) compared to the more well-known peace treaties
  • French settlements in Tobago
  • Descriptions of people in Nova Scotia, Barbados, Tobago
    • Bay of Fundy and Saint John River
  • Praise of Pennsylvania government being tolerant of British rule
  • Accounts of Indians at Hudson Bay in Canada
  • Early descriptions and reports on use of electricity
  • Accounts of Barbary pirates in Africa

 

Note on dating: In 1741, The London Magazine began utilizing the title ‘Monthly Chronologer’ and went through various publishers during the next 20 years. Sarah and John Exshaw only published this periodical in 1749, even though the title pages for each issue retain the original 1741 dating.

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1749 London Magazine Canada Indians Nova Scotia Electricity Pirates Colonial USA

 

A rare 1749 printing of the famed periodical, ‘The London Magazine’. This volume includes notable topics such as:

  • Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (1748) compared to the more well-known peace treaties
  • French settlements in Tobago
  • Descriptions of people in Nova Scotia, Barbados, Tobago
    • Bay of Fundy and Saint John River
  • Praise of Pennsylvania government being tolerant of British rule
  • Accounts of Indians at Hudson Bay in Canada
  • Early descriptions and reports on use of electricity
  • Accounts of Barbary pirates in Africa

 

Note on dating: In 1741, The London Magazine began utilizing the title ‘Monthly Chronologer’ and went through various publishers during the next 20 years. Sarah and John Exshaw only published this periodical in 1749, even though the title pages for each issue retain the original 1741 dating.

 

Item number: #19504

Price: $550

 

Periodical

 

The London Magazine and Monthly Chronologer

 

Dublin: Sarah and John Exshaw, 1749. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [2], iv, 266; 8; 267-662, [18]
    • 7 engravings, plus one present but damaged (of 18 listed) including:
      • Westminster Bridge, Greenwich Park
      • Captain Coram’s head
      • South Prospect of Nottingham
      • Perspective View of Ratcliff Library
      • Duke of Argyle’s monument
      • Front View of Blenheim House
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Size: ~8in X 5.25in (20.5cm x 13cm)

 

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19504

Categories

Americana, American History

European History

Authors

Periodical

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete