Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th

Urban, Sylvanus / [Nichols, John].

The Gentleman’s Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for the Year MDCCXCVIII [1798] – [ With accounts on the Irish Rebellion]. Volume LXVIII (68) Part 1 and Part 2: January to June 1798 and July to December 1798.

Two Volumes (complete with 26 full page-plates of engravings). London, Printed by John Nichols and sold by Elizabeth Newbery, 1798. Octavo (14 cm x 21 cm). 1158 pages plus 42 unnumbered pages of “Index of Names / Index to the Poetry & Essays / Index to the Books, Essays, Occurences, Historical Passages &c., Book Reviews [in 1798]”. Including a congratulatory poem from Henry Lemoine to Sylvanus Urban, “On commencing his Sixty-Eighth Volume”, printed on the last page of Volume II. Hardcover / Original 18th century boards, professionally rebacked by using the original spinelabels. Excellent condition after the perfect restoration by an english masterbindery.

The publication is of utmost importance for the reporting of the Irrish Rebellion but also includes Meteorological Diaries, local History of England and London, Political Gossip of the outgoing 18th century etc. / Review of Barruel’s “Memoirs illustrtaing the History of Jacobinism” / News from Ireland / Average Prices of Corn / Spirited Vindication of the Discipline in our Universities / Interesting Intelligence from Ireland – Important Trials / Marriages and Obituaries of remarkable Persons / Cowdray House / Horrors of Atheism / Description of the Churches of Ightham and Stodmarsh / Anniversary Meeting of a friendly Society at Wanstead / Plan for forming a Drift or Tunnel under the Thames (with small textillustration) / Important News from Ireland (Violent Thunder Storms) / Address to the Methodists in Ireland / Gypsies in this County / An Abstract of the Report of the Secret Committee of the House of Commons (on Ireland / Lord Castlereagh) / Failure of Sir Stephen Evance /

Includes the following plates with engravings / illustrations in Volume I:

1. View of the Inner Part of an Old Somerset House
2. The Gate of Tinmouth Castle / Newark Castle in Nottinghamshire
3. Images of Antiquities (Ravensworth Castle, Mount Grace Monastery, Eton College)
4. New Shoreham Church
5. The Heart of John Pennant (″including a strange monster or serpent, found in the Ventricle of the Heart”) – from the 1639 pamphlet
6. S.W.View of Northill Church, Bedfordhsire
7. Waltham Abbey
8. Bay’s Water City Conduit (Paddington New Church) and Bay’s Water Tea Garden
9. Cowdray House
10. Kingsteinton [with old Mill] (also showing a Lancet & Two Iron Hooks)
11. Brome Church in Staffordshire, as it appeared in 1739, now rebuilt / Charing Place, Kent
12. Ightham / St.Mary’s Stodmarsh

Includes the following plates with engravings / illustrations in Volume II:

13. West Clandon / East Clandon
14. Antiquities
15. Cheltenham
16. Antiquities and Coins
17. Selsea Church, Sussex 1798 / Bradley Church, Stafford 1798
18. Monument at Kerk Michael in the Isle of Man (Ogham Stone Runic Monument)
19. The Middle Temple Hall
20. Minster Church and Abbey in Kent / N.E.View of Walsall Church
21. East View of Flete Church
22. Ashover Church in Derbyshire
23. Horace Walpole (signature and Seal) / The House in which Dr.Willis was born / Aldworth Church
24. A Plan & Views of the Military Work call’d “Hunsborough”, near Northampton
25. Cottingham (Northamptonshire) / Malling Abbey, Kent
26. Inside View of Aldworth Church, taken from the Pulpit


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Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for the Year MDCCXCVIII [1798]
Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th
Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th
Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th
Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th
Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th
Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th
Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th
Urban, The Gentleman's Magazine [London Gazette] and Historical Chronicle for th