1790 Ben FRANKLIN Death America Electricity Slavery Lake Superior Voyages MAPS

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 1790 edition includes a variety of important and interesting contents including:

  • Questioning of dissenters in the murder of Charles I
  • Early description of Lake Superior – includes map!
    • Early American voyages
  • Inventions and improvements to the plow
  • Numerous accounts of Queen Anne’s Bounty
  • Electricity experiments in conjunction with palsy treatment
  • Tributes honoring Benjamin Franklin following his death
  • Debates on slave trade
  • Political proceedings from Paris, during the Revolution
    • Protestant refugees during the French Revolution

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1790 Ben FRANKLIN Death America Electricity Slavery Lake Superior Voyages MAPS

 

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 1790 edition includes a variety of important and interesting contents including:

  • Questioning of dissenters in the murder of Charles I
  • Early description of Lake Superior – includes map!
    • Early American voyages
  • Inventions and improvements to the plow
  • Numerous accounts of Queen Anne’s Bounty
  • Electricity experiments in conjunction with palsy treatment
  • Tributes honoring Benjamin Franklin following his death
  • Debates on slave trade
  • Political proceedings from Paris, during the Revolution
    • Protestant refugees during the French Revolution

 

Item number: #20203

Price: $795

 

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

 

The Gentleman’s Magazine: for 1790

 

London: printed by John Nichols, 1790. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • I – iv, 579, [17]
    • II – [3], 582-1216, [20]
    • 37 illustrations throughout
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 5.25in (21.5cm x 13.5cm)

 

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20203

Categories

Americana, American History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete