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The London magazine. Or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer.

Other author/creatorKimber, Isaac, 1692-1755, editor.
Other author/creatorKimber, Edward, 1719-1769, editor.
Other author/creatorBoswell, James, 1740-1795. Hypochondriack. No. 1-69.
Format Electronic, Book, and Journal
Publication InfoLondon [England] : printed for R[ichard]. Baldwin, jun. at the Rose in Pater-Noster-Row, [1747-1783]
Description37 volumes, plates : illustrations, portraits, maps, music ; 8⁰ (22 cm)
Supplemental Content Full text online
Uniform titleLondon magazine. Or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (London, England : 1747 : Annual)
Variant title London magazine
Portion of title Gentleman's monthly intelligencer
Variant title Section title in each issue: Monthly chronologer
General noteEdited 1732-1755 by Isaac Kimber, 1755-1769 by Edward Kimber (cf. NCBEL).
General noteImprint varies slightly; later volumes have "By His Majesty's authority" above imprint.
General noteAbove imprint on title pages: Multum in parvo.
General noteText begins with factotum initial.
General noteIncludes reprinted material from The London Courant, The Craftsman, Old England, The Westminster Journal, The London Gazette, The London Gazette Extraordinary, and other London periodicals.
General noteIncludes 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.
General noteIncludes "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."
General noteIncludes 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).
General noteSome volumes include appendix.
General noteReproduction of original from the British Library.
References NCBEL, II:1285-1287
References Times handlist, p. 40
References English Short Title Catalog, ESTCP2032.
Special numberingVolume numbering begins with XVIII (1749).
Special numberingSome pages misnumbered.
Special numberingTitle ends with semi-annual volume (Jan.-June 1783).
Reproduction noteJoyner- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements
Indexes Includes cumulative indexes to subjects, persons named, books.
Indexes General index (1732-1758) published: London: R[ichard]. Baldwin, 1760.
Title history noteCumulates: The London magazine (How: 1732-1747), and The London magazine: or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer (Jan. 1747-1783).
Preceding title London magazine and monthly chronologer
Succeeding title London magazine, enlarged and improved
Genre/formBooksellers' advertisements England 18th century.
Genre/formEssays England 18th century.
Genre/formPeriodicals England 18th century.
Other titleWhimsical philosopher, No. 1-5.
Other titleHarlequin, No. 1-29.
Other titleEssays on various subjects, No. 1-30.
Other titleLink-boy, No. 1-8.

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