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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, and Historical Chronicle. Volume XLIV. For the YEAR M.DCCLXXIV [1774]. Part I January-June 1774 and Part II July-December 1774.

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, and Historical Chronicle. Volume XLIV. For the YEAR M.DCCLXXIV [1774]. Part I January-June 1774 and Part II July-December 1774.

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, and Historical Chronicle. Volume XLIV. For the

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, and Historical Chronicle. Volume XLIV. For the YEAR M.DCCLXXIV [1774]. Part I January-June 1774 and Part II July-December 1774.

by Urban,Sylvanus [pseudonym of publisher David Henry]

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London: Printed at St. John's Gate, for D. Henry, and sold by F. Newbery, 1774. Hardcover. Good. Copperplates (5 of 10 called for in Vol 1, 10 of 11 in Vol 2. Plates present include Head of a New Zealand Chief curiously Tataowed, newly discovered frescoes at Herculaneum, portrait of Louis XV who has died (missing plates are mainly of planned Canals i. Two Volumes each containing 6 monthly issues, plus Supplement for the Year 1774 in Vol 2. Contemporary leather-spined marbled boards (spine leather worn bits missing, date & title neatly inked in). Text complete: iv (general titlepage for year & preface) +628pp +[16]pp index. Each monthly issue has a "titlepage" with a view of St. John's Gate. Very clean nice copies internally with paper strong & supple. *Includes detailed description of Lieut Cooke's Voyage round the World, arrival at Terra Australis incognita, favourable account of landing & circum-navigation of New Zealand (Originality of the Arts in that Country which no other People had ever visited - but "the North-American Indian tortures his prisoner; the New Zealander eats him"), American Advices concerning the Reception of the Tea-Ships [Boston Tea-Party], the present critical Stuation of Affairs in North America, Observations on the Antiquity of Stonehenge, Memoirs of the late King of France, Splendid Appearance of Saturn's Ring, Causes of the present Commotions in America, Deliberations of Amer. Congress, the Quebec Bill etc.

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, and Historical Chronicle. Volume XLIV. For the YEAR M.DCCLXXIV [1774]. Part I January-June 1774 and Part II July-December 1774.
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Urban,Sylvanus [pseudonym of publisher David Henry]
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Copperplates (5 of 10 called for in Vol 1, 10 of 11 in Vol 2. Plates present include Head of a New Zealand Chief curiously Tatao
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Printed at St. John's Gate, for D. Henry, and sold by F. Newbery
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1774
Keywords
history New Zealand Maori American Revolution Boston Quebec
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