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The Weekly comedy : as it is dayly acted at most coffee-houses in London, by Snarl, a disbanded captain. Truck, a merchant. Scribble, a news-writer. All-craft, a turncoat. Cant, a precisian. Snap, a sharper. Squabble, a lawyer. Whim, a projector. Log, a marriner. Scan-all a poet. Plush, a quack. Prim, a beau. Note, that all these persons will not speak in every single paper, but as the author finds occasion to introduce 'em.

Other author/creatorWard, Edward, 1667-1731, author.
Format Electronic, Book, and Journal
Publication InfoLondon : printed by J[ohn]. How, in the Ram-Head-Inn-Yard, in Fanchurch-street, 1699.
Descriptionvolumes ; 1/2́°.
Supplemental Content Full text online
Subject(s)
Uniform titleWeekly comedy (London, England : 1699)
Added title page Collected with added title: Humours of a coffee-house: a comedy
FrequencyWeekly
Series 17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers
17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers. ^A1022269
Local noteImages from the source library are selected or scattered issues as well as various editions of the cataloged title and related titles (where indicated in the MARC record) as representative of the general publishing history of the title during the 17th and 18th centuries.
General noteWritten by Edward Ward; cf. NCBEL.
General noteImprint from undated colophon.
General noteCollected with an epilogue and an added title page, bearing the title, 'The humours of a coffee-house: a comedy' and the imprint "Printed and sold by J. How, 1699".
General noteDescription based on: Numb 2. (From Wednesday May 10. to Wednesday May 17. 1699); title from caption.
General noteLatest issue consulted: Numb. 8. (From Wednesday June 21. to Wednesday June 28. 1699.).
General noteReproduction of the originals from the Burney Collection, the British Library (London).
References NCBEL, II:1343
References Nelson & Seccombe. Brit. newsapers and perioidicals, 1641-1700, 679.01-10
References Times handlist, p. 34
Other formsO.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Title history noteRevived in 1707 as: The Humours of a coffee-house
Related ItemRevived as: Humours of a coffee-house
Genre/formPeriodicals 17th century England.

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