London Universal Magazine 1794 rare book 3 maps & 6 engravings w/ 6 issuesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Periodicals, 18th Century, England, British History, map].
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The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure...
Published 1794, London by W. Bent.
Bound collection of 6 monthly issues (January - June 1794). 480 pages total.
Period leather 1/4 binding, raised bands, gilt lettering, date and title to spine, marbled covers. Covers rubbed, joints cracked, front cover weakened but still firmly attached. However, binding remains tight and sound throughout.
Internally sound & tight,overall clean, some light to moderate old damp staining to some leaves. Contains fine allegorical frontis, three fold out English County maps [Rutlandshire, Shropshire & Somersetshire], along with six other full page engravings.
With a broad range of topics including politics, topography, current events, history, agriculture, diseases, letters, fiction & poetry, etc.
Book measures: 8 1/2" H X 5 1/2" W.