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.
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).