1777 1ed Magazine of American Revolution Ticonderoga George Washington Letters

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

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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 1777 edition includes a variety of important and interesting contents including:

  • Revolutionary War
    • Battle of Trenton
    • George Washington crossing the Delaware, letter.
    • Philadelphia campaigns of British generals Howe and Burgoyne.
    • Attack at Fort Ticonderoga
    • Numerous letters between Generals Washington and Howe regarding treatment and exchange of prisoners of war
  • Gentoo, or Jentu, laws observed by British government
  • Electricity experiments – inventions of perpetual electricity sources
  • Self-mutilation and burning of Indians
  • Discussions of demon worship in different cultures
  • Conjoined twins or “monsters”

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1777 1ed Magazine of American Revolution Ticonderoga George Washington Letters

 

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 1777 edition includes a variety of important and interesting contents including:

  • Revolutionary War
    • Battle of Trenton
    • George Washington crossing the Delaware, letter.
    • Philadelphia campaigns of British generals Howe and Burgoyne.
    • Attack at Fort Ticonderoga
    • Numerous letters between Generals Washington and Howe regarding treatment and exchange of prisoners of war
  • Gentoo, or Jentu, laws observed by British government
  • Electricity experiments – inventions of perpetual electricity sources
  • Self-mutilation and burning of Indians
  • Discussions of demon worship in different cultures
  • Conjoined twins or “monsters”

 

Item number: #16209

Price: $950

 

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

 

The Gentleman’s Magazine: and historical Chronicle volume 47

 

London: printed for D. Henry, 1777. First edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Textually complete
    • [4], 642, [14]
    • 5 engravings, 3 folding (of 14)
  • Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – John Hamilton
    • While unclear of the exact identity of this John, the coat of arms on this bookplate links him to the esteemed Hamilton clan of Scotland.
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 5.75in (21.5cm x 14.5cm)

 

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16209

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent