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The Gentleman's Magazine for August, 1779

by The Gentleman's Magazine 1779

First Edition

Price: $120.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 010961
  • Format: Paperback
  • Book condition: Good
  • Illustrator: Illustrated
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: D. Henry
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1779
  • Keywords: ROYAL ACADEMY ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY FRIGATES SLOOPS ROYAL NAVY WITCHES IN SCOTLAND SIR HUGH PALLISER BROUGHAM

London: D. Henry, 1779. Disbound magazine, sewn binding. Issue for August, 1779 containing 44 pp. and fold-out engraving of the Royal Academy, Royal and Antiquarian Societies in the Strand. Includes a lengthy summary of the debates in Parliament on the "American war", a list of Frigates and Sloops in the Royal Navy, an account of witches in Scotland, and the Trial of Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser. Old repair to corner of one page, one corner torn (no loss of text). Good.. First Edition. Sewn Wrappers. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Periodical.