Lot 5: [ Americana ] Book, THE GENTLEMAN'S AND LONDON MAGAZINE, 824 pp., octavo, 1772, Dublin, Ireland. Science, history, politics, music and literature

Historical Collectible Auctions

March 13, 2003
Burlington, NC, US

More About this Item


Description: [ Americana ] Book, THE GENTLEMAN'S AND LONDON MAGAZINE, 824 pp., octavo, 1772, Dublin, Ireland. Science, history, politics, music and literature are explored in this general interest English publication. The issues for January through December of 1772 are bound together between leatherette covers with gold type on the spine. Each month opens with a political cartoon evocative of the period, including one showing a African. Other engravings within include schematics of new agricultural machinery, a drawing of plants and one of a bird titled 'Cock of the Wind'. A book plate on the inside front cover is inscribed 'Jas. Hastings'. Covers somewhat loose and worn, although the binding for the text remains tight. Light aging throughout, else VG.
Request more information

by
Historical Collectible Auctions
March 13, 2003, 11:00 PM EST

Burlington, NC, US