The London magazine. Or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer

London magazine. Or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (London, England : 1747 : Annual).

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  • Edited 1732-1755 by Isaac Kimber, 1755-1769 by Edward Kimber (cf. NCBEL).
  • Imprint varies slightly; later volumes have "By His Majesty's authority" above imprint.
  • Above imprint on title pages: Multum in parvo.
  • Text begins with factotum initial.
  • Includes reprinted material from The London Courant, The Craftsman, Old England, The Westminster Journal, The London Gazette, The London Gazette Extraordinary, and other London periodicals.
  • Includes engraved maps, music, poetry, British and European news, Parliamentary news, stock prices, birth, death and marriage notices, bankrupts, essays, excerpts from pamphlets, book and theater reviews, and booksellers' advertisements.
  • Includes "The Diabolical Courant: or, The Hellish Intelligencer," a satire "found printed as a news-paper, in the library of a gentleman of this city, lately deceased, who belonged to the Spiritual Court."
  • Includes 5 essays entitled "The whimsical philosopher" (May 1749-Dec. 1750), 29 essays entitled "Harlequin" (from Jan. 1773), 69 essays entitled "The Hypochondriack" by James Boswell (Oct. 1777-June 1783), 30 essays entitled "Essays on various subjects" (Jan. 1778-Nov. 1781), and 8 essays entitled "The link-boy" (Jan.-Aug. 1782).
  • Some volumes include appendix.
  • Reproduction of original from the British Library.
  • NCBEL, II:1285-1287
  • Times handlist, p. 40
  • English Short Title Catalog, ESTCP2032.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Cumulates: The London magazine (How: 1732-1747), and The London magazine: or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (Jan. 1747-1783).

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