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The English lyceum, or, Choice of pieces in prose and verse : selected from the best periodical papers, magazines, pamphlets and other British publications, published by J.W. v. Archenholtz.

Other author/creatorArchenholz, Johann Wilhelm von, 1743-1812, editor.
Other author/creatorSterne, Laurence, 1713-1768. Letters. No. 7-32.
Format Electronic, Book, and Journal
Publication InfoHamburgh [i.e. Hamburg, Germany] 1787 : printed for the editor, and in commission at Mr. Bohn, [1787-1788]
Description3 volumes ; 8⁰.
Supplemental Content Full text online
Uniform titleEnglish lyceum, or, Choice of pieces in prose and verse (Hamburg, Germany : Quarterly)
FrequencyQuarterly (collected issues)
General noteEditor: Johann Wilhelm von Archenholtz.
General noteImprints include years of publication.
General noteColophon in vols. 1-2 reads: Printed by J.M. Michaelsen.
General noteDate of last number from note at end of vol. 3: "present work is concluded with this volume", apparently due to poor sales; note dated: June 26, 1788; signed: v. Archenholtz.
General noteDetailed contents intended to be included at end of each volume; vol. 1 contents omitted in error, included in vol. 2.
General noteMiscellaneous essays and excerpts from previously published works: histories, fiction, plays, biographies; includes articles on natural science, anecdotes, puzzles, poetry, correspondence of well known literary and public figures (e.g. Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Johnson). Issues include unpublished letters of "the late Mr. Sterne," no. 7-32; footnote in no. 1 reports that no. 1-6 were previously published in the British Mercury and cannot be reprinted. Each issue includes unnumbered essay: The Moralist.
General noteReproduction of original from the Bodleian Library (Oxford).
References NCBEL, II:1308
References Crane & Kaye, 1267
References English Short Title Catalog, ESTCP3026.
Special numberingTitle pages lack chronological designation.
Special numberingNo. 8-9 lack dates.
Special numberingLast two numbers published irregularly.
Special numberingVol. number added to direction line of each monthly issue.
Reproduction noteJoyner- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements
Title history noteCollects monthly issues of: The English lyceum.
Title history noteAnother edition was published in London during the same years.
Genre/formPeriodicals Germany Hamburg 18th century.
Other titleMoralist.

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