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The Gentleman’s Magazine: and historical Chronicle volume XXXI

The Gentleman’s Magazine: and historical Chronicle volume XXXI

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The Gentleman’s Magazine: and historical Chronicle volume XXXI

by URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

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1761 1ed Egyptian Mummies St Malo Raid Atlas MAPS Beer Brewing Ceylon Sri Lanka

The Gentleman's Magazine was an English periodical which first appeared in 1731. It was published without interrupt for nearly 200 years and was the first of its kind to use the term 'magazine'. It was published by Edward Cave, pseud. Sylvanus Urban.

This volume from the 1761 edition includes a variety of important and interesting contents including:

· Account of the British naval raid on St. Malo, 1758

· Description of Ceylon in the mid-18th-century

· Details and description on Egyptian mummification and embalming

o Egyptian gods – Harpocrates, Isis, Osiris

· Sugar trade in the Americas

· Processes of brewing beer (with a full-page engraving of the setup)

Item number: #16033

Price: $750

URBAN, Sylvanus [Edward Cave]

The Gentleman's Magazine: and historical Chronicle volume XXXI

London: printed for D. Henry, 1761. 1st edition


· Collation: Textually complete with all pages

o [4], 637, [17]

o 6 maps, 8 engraved plates

· Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – Charles MacKenzie of Kilcoy

o Charles MacKenzie of Kilcoy was an ensign in the 78th Highlanders, 2nd battalion established in 1794. The regiment received battle honors in the Battle of Assaye, as well as the Battle of Maida and the Invasion of Java during the Napoleonic Wars. The regiment would merge with the 72nd Highlanders in 1881 to become the Seaforth Highlanders.

· Language: English

· Binding: Leather; secure

· Size: ~8.25in X 5.25in (21cm x 13.5cm)

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1761 1ed Egyptian Mummies, St Malo Raid, Atlas, MAPS, Beer Brewing, Ceylon, Sri Lanka, rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquar

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