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[18th Century Periodical] Three Bound Volumes of Universal Magazine (1789-1792) In Period Binding

3 VOLUMES "THE UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE," BOUND IN CONTEMPORARY BOARDS AND LEATHER - 8 1/2 BY 5 INCHES -- 1789-1792.

The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure was a periodical published in London in the period 1747–1814 by John Hinton and W. Bent. It advertised itself as dealing with "Letters, Debates, Essays, Tales, Poetry, History, Biography, Antiquities, Voyages, Travels, Astronomy, Geography, Mathematics, Mechanics, Architecture, Philosophy, Medicine, Chemistry, Husbandry, Gardening and other Arts and Sciences; which may render it Instructive and Entertaining. To which will be added An Impartial Account of Books in several Languages, And of the state of Learning in Europe; also Of the New Theatrical Entertainments."  The magazine was published under Royal License according to an Act of Parliament obtained by Hinton. (Wikipedia)

Condition:

1791 volume appears textually complete and in Good condition; 1789, 1790 pagination quite erratic and appear incomplete. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$510
04/04/2019

 

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