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The Biographical magazine : Containing portraits and characters of eminent and ingenious persons of every age and nation.

Format Electronic, Book, and Journal
Publication InfoLondon [England] : printed for Harrison and Co. no. 18, Paternoster Row; and sold by all other booksellers, printsellers, stationers, and newsmen, in Great Britain and Ireland, [1794-]
Descriptionvolumes : illustrations, portraits ; 8⁰.
Supplemental Content Full text online
Uniform titleBiographical magazine (London, England : Monthly)
Variant title At head of title: Harrison's Biographical magazine
General noteTitle and imprint from wrappers.
General noteFirst issue has added engraved title page.
General noteImprint lacks date; first year of publication from engraved title page.
General noteWrappers include names of subjects depicted in each issue.
General noteIssue number, price, "one shilling only", and frequency "To be continued monthly", notes printed above title.
General noteNumber repeated in upper left wrapper margin on front and back.
General noteBelow imprint in brackets: "Entered at Stationers Hall."
General noteEach issue consists of from four to six engraved portraits, with letterpress text beneath, on recto of individual unnumbered leaves. Some numbers include wrapper advertisements or have added advertisement leaves bound with text.
General noteReproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
References NCBEL, II:1310
References Crane & Kaye, 52
References Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 16
References Bodleian newspapers, p. 15
References English Short Title Catalog, P2264.
Special numberingIssues lack dates or chronological designations.
Special numberingDates of publication from the Bodley catalogue.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Genre/formPeriodicals England 18th century.

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