The western county magazine for the year ... By a society of gentlemen. ..

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  • Format Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
  • Contributors
  • Publication Salisbury [England] : printed for and sold by B.C. Collins, and by S. Crowder in London, [1789-1792]
  • Publication Dates 1789 (Volume III.) [No. XXXVII. (January, 1789)-, Ceased with: vol. 6, 1792
  • Physical Details
    • 4 v. ; 22 cm. (8⁰)
  • Finding Aids
    • Subjects, poetry titles; in Dec. issue of each volume
  • Preceding Titles


  • "Particularly dedicated to the inhabitants of Wilts, Hants, Berks, Dorset, Somerset, Devon, and Cornwall".
  • Caption title and date of issue repeated as running title.
  • Title pages include description of contents.
  • Imprint lacks date; year of publication from designation.
  • Monthly issues within each volume lack imprint.
  • Issue date given below caption in each monthly number.
  • Caption title has headpiece.
  • With volume and number on direction line of each issue.
  • Printed in two columns; text begins with factotum initial.
  • An address to subscribers on p. 368 of v. 6 announces the end of publication.
  • General news and commentary on the state of Britain, Ireland and the East India Company, with naval analysis of the Dutch War, reports on the siege of Gibralter and commentary on other military activities; includes anecdotes, correspondence, poetry selections--with several contributions from William Cowper. Also includes essays entitled: The Academician and The Moralist.
  • Reproduction of original from the British Library.
  • NCBEL, II:1352
  • Crane & Kaye, 139
  • Times handlist, p. 220
  • Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 171
  • English Short Title Catalog, ESTCP6064.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Collects, with added prefatory material, monthly issues of The county magazine from Jan. 1789 through Dec. 1792.

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