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Norwich Mercury.

Format Electronic, Book, and Newspaper
Publication InfoNorwich : printed by W[illiam]. Chase in the Cockey-Lane, 1757.
Descriptionv. : ill. ; 4° and 2°.
Supplemental Content Gale, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection
Subject(s)
FrequencyWeekly
Series Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection UNAUTHORIZED
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.
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 noteReproduction of the originals from the Burney Collection, the British Library (London).
General noteTitle engraved within ornamental headpiece showing a city panorama, with coats of arms in each upper corner, and the title words bracketed by the motto: "Fama volante".
General noteBy 1750 title is printed, not engraved, and lacks headpiece; by 1770 title cut has changed to heraldic device supported by angels.
General noteImprint from undated colophon.
General noteEarly imprints lack dates; in 1753 imprints include year of publication; title page imprints undated.
General noteFrom 1750 issues are printed on folio sheets.
General noteDescription based on: Saturday September 28th. to Saturday October 5th. 1728; title from caption.
General noteLatest issue consulted: No. 377. (Saturday, July 9, 1757.).
References NCBEL, II:1363
References Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 118
References Cranfield, G.A. Engl. provincial newspapers, 88
References Wiles, R.M. Freshest advices, 105
Special numberingNo early issues numbered, chronological designation only to 1753.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Title history noteContinues: The Weekly mercury: or the Protestant packet; cf. NCBEL.
Genre/formNewspapers

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