The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle. Author: Urban, Sylvanus Title: The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle Publication: London: Printed for Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate, 1753 Edition: First Edition.
 (title page, directions to binder, preface), 626 pages;  pages index; 20 pages "Baronets created by King Charles II";  pages of illustrated crests in back. Illustrated with 25 plates and several in text illustrations. Later binding with reddish marbled paper covered boards.Red spine with 5 raised bands and gilt lettered title. Leather is rubbed and edge worn head and base of spine, spine bands, and corners. Occasional light scattered underlining to text. Old ink name on title page (not legible). Pages 241 and 242 of the May issue were cut out.
Folding diagram of the Wilton and Lone Bridges is torn and creased with a small loose piece placed with the folding plan. There is partial loss to the illustration at the lower edge (poor condition). Volume XXIII contains 12 issues with title pages bound in. Contents include World history, Travel, American history, original music, poetry, etc.
Illustrations include a folding map, approx. 14.5" x 11.5", of the City of Philadelphia (page 372). The map has a 4" horizontal split on the left edge, a 5" split on an inner fold, a 3" split on the left margin, and a couple of 2" splits lower section. There is minimal loss to the map - fair condition. Other illustrations include a colored view of the Rattlesnake, a view of St.
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