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Sylvanus Urban
The Gentleman's Magazine St John s Gate And Historical Chronicle for the Year MDCCLIX Volume XXIX January to December
London: Printed for D Henry and R Cave. Description: Printed for D Henry and R Cave, London, 1759. Collated and complete editions January to December (including Index Index of Names incomplete), [2], 643 pages, [11]. 22 (of 23) engraved plates with titles (including 9 folding plates, A Map of the Seat of War on the Rhine, French Army Defeat of Wesphalia, Map of Pomerania and Brandenburg, Map of the Island of Orleans), lacking original title page with central illustration (including engraving in text to first page of each monthly edition, illustrations in text, initials, tables) and Pate XI A Plan of Haavre de Grace. Variety of subject matter (including Meteorolical Diary, Price of Corn, Poetry, Sketches, Country News, Obituaries, Taxes), fascinating contemporary record First Edition, new covers, slight marking to endpapers, very good condition, bound in calf with raised bands to spine with gilt rules and titles on label, 21.5 x 13 cms. Ex Chelsea private library stamp to the rear of the plates and a child's drawing to one of them. Condition Report Externally Spine very good condition. Joints very good condition. Corners very good condition. Boards very good condition. Page edges very good condition. See above and photos. Internally Hinges very good condition. Paste downs very good condition new. End papers very good condition new. Title very good condition missing. Pages good condition foxed. Binding good condition attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1759 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
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