Very scarce and important Revolutionary War era document with primary research material, including British response, communications from George Washington, accounts of Battles, poetic responses, satire, etc.
No copies available on the market we can locate. Volumes related to the American struggle for independence can fetch thousands of dollars each at auction.
The London Magazine; Or, Gentlemans Monthly Intelligence. Vol. LI. For the Year 1782. By His Majesty's Authority. Printed for R. Baldwin at the Rose Pater Noster Row. 1782. 629 + Indices.
*A fine allegorical engraving of General Sir George Augustus Eliott;
*A fine engraving of His Royal Highness Prince Edward;
*The Hypochondriack [Series];
*An extensive review of a work relevant to the ongoing American Revolution, i.e. Observations on the Natural and Civil Rights of Mankind . . . in which the Equal and Universal Right of the People to Election and Representation is Proved by T. Northcote;
*Updates on the state of the British military engagements in Charles-Town South Carolina, Yorktown Virginia, the Americans deprived in Boston and Philadelphia of two principal conventicles; New York, etc.;
*A fine engraving of Lord Amherst;
*Article and beautiful engraving on "Floating Villages" in China
*A Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart with details regarding an attack of General Greene of North Carolina and of his defeat, the battle at Charles-Town, the swamps of the Carolinas, battles on plantations, and boasts of his troops having bested the forces of Generals Green, Sumner, Marion, Pickens, and Colonels Lee and George Washington.
*Memoir and fine engraving of Lieutenant-Colonel Tarleton;
*The Pig and the Pot. An Irish Sentimental Tale.
*Extensive review of the Authentic Voyage of Captain Cooke, etc.
*Poem. A Young Lady on the Return of Her Lover from America.
*Memoir and fine engraving of the Right Honorable General Conway;
*Publication of an Original Letter of Mrs. Susanna Wesley to her Son, dated 1706 [to Samuel Wesley; lengthy]
*Memoir and fine engraving of Lady Augusta Campbell;
*Memoir and fine engraving of Lord Bathurst
*Aerial Thoughts on Terrestrial Meteors
*Fine engraving of Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk Challenging Henry, Duke of Hereford to a Duel [p.328];
*A letter from General George Washington to Sir Guy Carleton attempting to negotiate a policy ensuring the safe passage of non-combatants through America.
*Anecdote and fine engraving of Count de Grasse
*Statement of policy of Guy Carleton in negotiating a peace with America, wherein "war, with all its calamities, is to be preferred to national dishonour."
*Memoir and fine engraving of the Late Admiral Kempenfelt
*Political Characteristics of the Present Belligerent Powers [on the eminent demise and total waste of Americans in fighting the American Revolution];
*An Address by General George Washington to the Minister of France
*Memoir and engraving of the Right Hon. Earl Temple.
*An Argument for Recovering the Friendship of the Americans.
*Memoir and fine engraving of Henry Dundas
*Fine folding plate engraving of a new water fountain [patent]. Misfolded, but crisp and clean.
*An Account of the Arrival of General Gage in America in the Year 1774 with the Proceedings of the Americans in Consequence of the Boston Port Bill [Boston Tea Party].
*Anecdotes and Engraving of William Pitt
*A Critique on Popular Preaching
*Gospel Quackery; or, The Art of Religious Swindling Delineated and Examplified by a Variety of Maxims, etc.
*American Revolutionary War Interest - Review of a Letter Addressed to the Abbe Raynal on the Affirs of North America and the Revolution in America;
*Fine engraving of the Valley of Stones near Linton in Devonshire;
Etc. etc. etc.
Attractively patinated full leather, lacking original spine title, bumped and rubbed at extremities. Generally very clean and sound with a couple period inscriptions. A few leaves forward in the block and rolled at foredge. Leaf 262/263 detached but present. It appears a couple of engravings have gone astray at some point; all listed in this description present and that being the vast majority, including the most important ones, i.e. the floating village, and the valley of stones.