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A complete and authentic issue of Gentleman’s Magazine, London, disbound, VG. This November 1754 issue is 44 pages and contains a full page copper engraved image of Christenbury Crags with a detailed description. The rock formation is occasionally compared to the more famous Stone Henge. The Gentleman's Magazine was founded in London, England, by Edward Cave in January 1731. It ran uninterrupted for almost 200 years, until 1922. Cave, who edited The Gentleman's Magazine under the pen name "Sylvanus Urban", was the first to use the term magazine (meaning "storehouse") for a periodical. Contributions to the magazine frequently took the form of letters, addressed to "Mr. Urban". The iconic illustration of St. John's Gate on the front of each issue (occasionally updated over the years) depicted Cave's home, in effect, the magazine's "office".
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The Famous Christenbury Craigs - 1754 Engraving

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