Lot 96: 1762, The Gentlemans Magazine, London
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Scheme for a New Society for "Defense of Liberty"
February 1762, THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, Very Fine.
8" x 5", 2-column layout, pp. 49-96. By Sylvanus Urban, "Printed by D. Henry at St. John's Gate." Disbound, lacking covers and missing back page and map. Featuring a good variety of news, literature, and perspectives from around the world, including poetry, foreign history, list of births, deaths and marriages, "Prudes and Coquettes, their characters compared," a Scheme for a new society for defense of Liberty, new way of considering continental connections, the price of stocks for Feb. 1762, and much more. Toned pages in good shape; p. 53 has an old library stamp that obscures some of the printed text.