Battle of Quebec, in Walker's Hibernian Magazine, or Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge for September, 1783.

Battle of Quebec, in Walker's Hibernian Magazine, or Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge for September, 1783.

Dublin: Printed by Thomas Walker at Cicero's Head, 1783. Complete monthly number, with cameo engraved portraits of "The Careful Commander" (General Guy Carleton) and Mrs. W --n, with account of his conduct in the Battle of Quebec, from 'Histories of the Tete a Tete annexed.." (p453); experiments with the diving bell, Mr. Spalding (p470); and Account of the Banyan Tree, from Marsden's History of Sumatra (p473).

The Hibernian covered news and politics in Ireland, Britain, Europe and North America, as well as theater and book reviews, original prose and poetry, and business, marriage and death notices. The printed illustrations included important personages, music & practical items such as sewing patterns.

8vo, pp449 - 504. Single issue, extracted from yearly volume. Good + condition. Item #24838

Price: $175.00

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