[French ed.] Londres [London, England] : de l'imprimerie de W. et C. Spilsbury, Snow-Hill se trouve chez l'auteur, no. 19, Woodstock-street, Oxford-street; J. De Boffe, Gerard-street, Soho; Elmsley & Bremner, dans le Strand; T. Boosey, près de la bourse Royale; Wright, Piccadilly; Dulau, Wardour-street; L'Homme, New Bond-street; & les autres principaux libraires. Et pour le continent se trouve chez Fauche & Co. à Hambourg; &c chez les libraires de Vienne, Berlin, Francfort & Leipsic, MDCCXCVIII.-M.DCC. [1798-1800]
Publication DatesVolume I. [No.1/3-8 (Aug./Sept.-10 Dec. 1798)]-volume V. [no.33-36 (25 Jan.-25 Mars. 1800)]
Principal author and editor: M. Jacques Mallet du Pan.
Text in French.
Note below title of v. 1: "Nos.I. II. & III. contenant un essai historique sur la destruction de la ligue et de la liberté Helvétique." The first issue has a separate title page with this title.
Imprints include dates.
Some volumes read: "a Londres" within an ornamental rule, and the ornamental rule between imprint and date is shorter than the imprint date.
Variant imprint on some volumes gives "a Londres" in large swash capitals; the plain rule between imprint and date is longer than in the other printing.
Below imprint date: "Prix six chelins."
Title to vols. 4-5 enlarged by the insertion of the words: "Seconde année" between the words "tems." and "Par".
With continuous pagination in each volume.
M. du Pan's work on Swiss independence and European political affairs during the period of Napoleonic expansion. Nos. 1-3 include a political history of Switzerland; subsequent numbers analyze, country by country, current political events in Europe. Great Britain is discussed last in each issue, with praise. Vol. 5 concludes with an appeal for funds to aid the cause of Swiss independence and an account of Mallet du Pan's death and funeral.
Reproduction of original from the British Library.
Crane & Kaye, 452
Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 102
Times handlist, p. 48
English Short Title Catalog, ESTCP6376.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Issued also in Italian and German, and in other English and French eds., in western Europe, Britain and Ireland.
Collects first and subsequent semimonthly issues of Mercure Britannique.