The Looker-on a periodical paper. By the Rev. Simon Olive-Branch, A.M

Looker-on (London, England : 1792)

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  • Format Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
  • Contributors
  • Publication London [England] : printed for T[homas]. and J[ohn]. Egerton, Whitehall, (where letters and other communications to the author are received). . Sold also by J[ohn]. Murray, in Fleet-street, and J. Richardson, Royal Exchange, M.DCC.XCII. [1792-1793]
  • Publication Dates [No. 1 (Saturday, March 10, 1792)-no. 86 (Saturday, December 21, 1793)]
  • Physical Details
    • 86 v. ; 2⁰


  • Editor: "the Rev. Simon Olive-Branch" (i.e. William Roberts) et al.
  • Issued with a general title page.
  • Below imprint: "Entered at Stationers Hall."
  • An essay periodical in the Spectator mould on a variety of topics, including politics, religion, women, gaming, biography, advertising signs; includes essays on the Association for Preserving Liberty, some satire and poetry.
  • Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
  • NCBEL, II:1349
  • Times handlist, p. 46
  • Bond & Bond. Tatler, p. 68
  • Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 68
  • English Short Title Catalog, P2284.
  • Reprinted numerous times in the 17th and 18th centuries, sometimes with extra numbers; numbers, dates and text on original issues and collected editions do not correspond entirely.