The London Magazine; Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Vol XXXV
London: R. Baldwin, February 1766. Quarter leather with marbled paper covers and worn leather corners. 8" x 5", Bound copies from Nov. 1760, Dec. 1761, May 1762, Feb - Nov 1766, and Appendix. Some period marginal notes in cursive flourishes, age toning. Small red bookseller label on fe, previous owner name in pencil on ffe, notes in pencil recto of rear endpaper, indicating research conducted about America. Original covers have been re-attached with Japanese paper.
Each magazine has a section on: Letters from the editor, Recent Stock Prices, The History of the Last Session of Congess, European history, Poetical Essays, The King's Speeches, and Foreign Affairs. The London Magazine is a publication of arts, literature and miscellaneous interests. Its history ranges across nearly three centuries and several reincarnations. It was the second oldest literary periodical, founded in 1732 in political opposition and rivalry to the Tory-based Gentleman's Magazine and ran for 53 years until its closure in 1785. Good +. Item #1719