The comick magazine; or, Compleat library of mirth, humour, wit, gaiety, and entertainment. By the greatest wits of all ages & nations. Enriched with Hogarth's celebrated ... prints

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  • Format Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
  • Contributors
  • Publication London [England] : printed for Harrison and Co. no. 18, Paternoster Row, MDCCXCVI. [i.e. 1797]
  • Publication Dates Vol. I. [No. I.-no. X. [1796-1797]]
  • Physical Details
    • v., plates ; 21 cm (8⁰)


  • Title page partly engraved.
  • Chief title repeated as caption at head of first page of text.
  • Frontis. plate in each issue forms part of a series: Industry and Idleness, detailing the progress of two apprentices.
  • Plates dated: April 1, 1796 to January 2, 1797.
  • With continuous pagination.
  • Collections of jokes, anecdotes, and comick verse.
  • Reproduction of original from the British Library.
  • NCBEL, II:1311
  • Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 34
  • Times handlist, p. 47
  • Crane & Kaye, 1132
  • English Short Title Catalog, ESTCP6308.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Collects, with added prefatory material, individual issues of The Comick Magazine.

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