The GENTLEMANS MAGAZINE and Historical Chronicle for the year 1762. Volume 32 by Sylvanus Urban, Gent.Original volume in like-new binding. Containing the months of January to December (633 numbered pages) plus Preface, Supplement of 1762, and Index.
Most monthly issues contains a list of articles, maps, and plates, plus Meteorological Diary, Review of New Publications, Selected Poetry, register of births, marriages, and deaths of eminent persons, daily variations in the prices of stocks, medical, health, and science articles, and many fascinating historical articles. A very strong and tight copy. Like-new rebound dark green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt lettering on spine.Original contents in good clean condition with normal age toning/browning to pages and minor scattered light foxing. Index is listed from A to V only, missing remainder pages of Index. There is one page in front of volume and two pages in Index at rear of volume that required a thin laminate sheet in order to be attached to book during the binding process (by the binding company). These pages are slightly darker in color but do not distract from the overall condition of the book. PLAN OF GIBRALTAR (foldout map). A MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF PORTUGAL (foldout). ELEVATION OF AN INTENDED NEW BUILDING FOR RECEPTION OF FELONS AND DEBTORS IN ROOM OF NEWGATE (foldout) has 2 ½ tear at crease.
MAP OF THE ISLAND OF JAMAICA. PLAN OF THE CITY AND HARBOUR OF HAVANNA.
PORTRAIT OF THE RIGHT HON. AN ANATOMICAL REPRESENTATION OF HIS LATE MAJESTYS HEART (LORD ALBEMARLE). Missing: map of Silesia, map of West Indies, and map of countries in America Ceded to the English by the Preliminaries. Charles Borromeus by Father Touron; the precept LOVE YOUR ENEMIES explained; of the change in the political system of Europe; Declaration of War by Spain; poetry; foreign history; sheriffs appointed for 1762; children poisoned by a noxious plant; critical observations on the Old and New Testament; the notion of ghosts and spirits refuted; account of the Protestants who suffered at Toulouse; Importance of the French and Spanish Island Martinico in the West Indies; Declaration of the Emperor of Russia; advantages to England from the possession of Gibraltar; distinctions between dissenters and churchmen; Story of Indian Peter (Mohawk Indian); papers relative to the rupture with Spain; proceedings of the forces against Martinico; on establishing a society in defence of LIBERTY; the present state of Jamaica; defence of the British East India Company against the charge brought by the Dutch; authentic account of the rise of the White-Boys, a new set of rebels in Ireland; suicide and madness; introductions of new medicines; an original letter of Oliver Cromwell; account of retaking Newfoundland; account of the circumstances attending the death of his late Majesty; how to preserve garden plants from vermin; questions relative to the settlement in the new Colonies, plus much more. Also, please see photo of major subjects contained in The Preface of the book.
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