E. Cave, at St. John's Gate, 1741. Disbound. Very Good binding. The first publication to touch on all the aspects of a gentleman's life, from politics and economics to poetry and etiquette, and the first to call itself a "magazine". Full of charming and varied details about the lives and interests of educated and wealthy Brits of the eighteenth century.With satirical speeches from the Senate of Lilliput and an account of a bull's running into the Pump Room at Bath. The woodcut of St. John's Gate graced the cover of the Gentleman's Magazine for nearly 200 years. Very Good binding. (Inventory #: 279552)
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