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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicles or Monthly Intelligencer; ( 106 Uniform Library binding)

Sylvanus Urban [Edward Cave]

Published by Edward Cave & Others, London, 1732
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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This run is from 1732 to 1819, Non-Consecutive, 106 volumes in total. Containing: Indexes, and Index vol. #1-56 = for the years 1731 to 1786. Each book has Content in Front & Index in last section containing = List of Plates, illustrations & drawings. Names of Persons; Register of Books Published; Births, Marriage, Deaths; Essays, Dissertations, Transactions & Historical Passages; Poetry; Events. PLATES = 1013; Fold-outs = 143; Fold-out Maps = 64; Maps =2; Drawings & Illustrations = to numerous to count. Our Content is very Abbreviated: French & Indian Wars, American Revolution, Declaration of Independence=Note*, Napoleonic War, Other Wars & British Wars. War of 1812/13, Science, Medicine & Math, Music & Society, Architecture & Construction, Exploration and Conquests, Slave(s) & Uprisings, also Insurrections, Pirates & Privateers, Letters & Reports from the Colonies, then the Americas, Royals = England & other countries, East India Co. & Lloyd's Loss of Ships, plus other war ships taken or sunk, French Revolution, Weekly & Monthly Stock Market Reports, Commerce = local & worldwide, Archeology, Science & Inventions, Literature, new publications plus The Arts & Music. Letters from and to readers. And so much more. *NOTE - Declaration of Independence first appeared in the London Gazetteer and Daily Advertiser plus other papers. Then in Gentleman's Magazine a few days later, Aug. 1776 issue, which is herein vol. 46. [PS. American Constitution in vol 57] Noted Historical Persons & Events = George Washington, Ben Franklin or early spelling = Ben Franklyn, Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Stamp Act, Lord Cornwallis, Gibraltar, Capt. James Cook, James Bruce =[Scottish traveler & writer], Lord Nelson, Boswell, William Pitt, Benedict Arnold, Thomas Paine, John Hancock, Defoe, Henry Fielding, Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, Samuel Johnson , James Boswell, Isaac Newton, Vaccination, David Hume, William Hogarth, George Frideric Handel, George Anson's voyage around the world, Thomas Rowlandson , Humboldt, Lyell, Halley, Jonathan Swift, Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Gray, Voltaire, James Watt, Samuel Johnson, Edward Gibbon, William Herschel, William Blake, Louis the XVI, Napoleon, Duke of Wellington, Waterloo, William Blake, Sir Walter Scott, John Dalton, Solar system w/6 planets. Sun spots. So many more Great names & places & events. CONDITION: Fine, Library Binding; All plates, maps, illustrations, foldouts present by our count. Withdraw stamp top & bottom edge & Lib code# stamped/writen. Three or four pages have about 1/4 of a page missing. There is document tape repair to about 10 pages. Few fold-outs starting or damage at fold. There is sporadic wine or tea stains in a few vols. Very light foxing to some vols, most vols have no foxing at all. Some text leaves show slight transfer/foxing from plates. Some margins cropped close to text. MISSING VOLUMES = #1, 1731; #6, 1736; #9, 1739; #14, 1744; #16, 1746; #19. 1749; #21, 1751; #24, 1754; #28, 1758; #40, 1770; #43, 1773; #45, 1775; #47, 1777; #54, 1784; #64, part 1, 1794; #65, part 1, 1795; #75, part 1& 2,1805; #82, part 1 & 2, 1812; #84, part 2, 1814; [Missing 21 vols.] TRIVIA: Vol. #10, 1740 is the first use of copper plates for Gent. Magazine. (Which we don't see again until Vol. #17, in the preface as a PS, "We contrived the copper plates as much as might be to avoid folding, which destroys them ". TRIVIA: Letter S, shown as an F is last seen in Vol. 78 part one, 1808. From then on all S's are printed as an S, Vol.78. part two, 1808. TRIVIA: Vol. #53, 1783, starts two vols. per year. TRIVIA: Gentleman's Magazine went through 5 name changes. This run deals with the first two. 1731 -1735 The Gentleman's Magazine or Monthly Intelligencer. 1736 - 1833 The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. SHIPPING: LENGTH = 16 &1/2 Feet. WEIGHT = 200lbs. Extra postage required. More like kind British & American titles = abebooks> booksellers> amber unicorn> keyword = brit. Size: 8vo 8-3/8 x 5-1/8. Bookseller Inventory # 002128

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Title: Gentleman's Magazine and Historical ...

Publisher: Edward Cave & Others, London

Publication Date: 1732

Binding: Hard Cover, Brown Buckram.

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Hard Back.

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