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

Other author/creatorMallet du Pan, M. (Jaques), 1749-1800, author.
Format Electronic, Book, and Journal
Edition[French ed.].
Publication InfoLondres [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]
Description5 volumes ; 20 cm (8⁰)
Supplemental Content Full text online
Uniform titleMercure Britannique. French. (London, England)
Variant title Mercure Britannique
Portion of title Notices historiques et critiques ...
Caption title Mercure Britannique
FrequencyThree times a year (collected issues)
General notePrincipal author and editor: M. Jacques Mallet du Pan.
General noteText in French.
General noteNote 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.
General noteImprints include dates.
General noteSome volumes read: "a Londres" within an ornamental rule, and the ornamental rule between imprint and date is shorter than the imprint date.
General noteVariant 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.
General noteBelow imprint date: "Prix six chelins."
General noteTitle to vols. 4-5 enlarged by the insertion of the words: "Seconde année" between the words "tems." and "Par".
General noteWith continuous pagination in each volume.
General noteM. 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.
General noteReproduction of original from the British Library.
References NCBEL, II:1338
References Crane & Kaye, 452
References Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 102
References Times handlist, p. 48
References English Short Title Catalog, ESTCP6376.
Special numberingVolume 5 includes four numbers instead of the usual eight.
Special numberingNo.1-3 (Aug.-Sept. 1798) issued as one number in 9 chapters; issues appear semimonthly thereafter.
Special numberingNo more published.
Reproduction noteJoyner- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements
Title history noteIssued also in Italian and German, and in other English and French eds., in western Europe, Britain and Ireland.
Title history noteCollects first and subsequent semimonthly issues of Mercure Britannique.
Genre/formPeriodicals 18th century England.

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