The American Magazine and Historical Chronicle

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Title

The American Magazine and Historical Chronicle

Publisher

Rogers and Fowler

Date

1744

Coverage

Boston

Subject

Volume 1, frontispiece

Description

The first successful American magazine, published between 1743 and 1746. It was sold in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin. This 1744 frontispiece features a magnificent example of colonial American copperplate engraving by James Turner.