1795 England London British Culture 6 issues rare Universal Magazine political geographyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure...
Published 1795, London by W. Bent.
Bound edition of 6 monthly issues (January - June 1795). 455 pages.
18th century publisher's binding. 1/4 leather, marbled paper covers, several engraved plates within.
Overall sound and tight. Several engraved plates lacking, present are six (of 13).
Content includes an article about engraving by Strong, quotes from Samuel Johnson & J. Addison, poetry, literary works including Shakespeare, agriculture, current political news and topics of the day in parliament, Europe, etc., theatre news, book publications, history, geography, stock prices, etc.
A vivid snapshot into educated English culture during this late 18th century year.
Scarce in any condition, this example with pleasing age patina.
Book measures: 8 3/8" H X 5 1/4" W.