Mercure Britannique; ou notices historiques et critiques sur les affaires du tems. par J. Mallet du Pan

Mercure Britannique. French. (London, England)
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  • Format Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
  • Contributors
  • Publication [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 Dates Volume I. [No.1/3-8 (Aug./Sept.-10 Dec. 1798)]-volume V. [no.33-36 (25 Jan.-25 Mars. 1800)]
  • Physical Details
    • 5 v. 20 cm (8⁰)

Notes

  • 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.
  • NCBEL, II:1338
  • 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.

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