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The English review, or An Abstract of English and foreign literature.

Other author/creatorMurray, John, 1745- editor, originator, publisher.
Other author/creatorWhitaker, John, 1735-1808 author.
Other author/creatorStuart, Gilbert, 1742-1786, editor, author.
Format Electronic, Book, and Journal
Publication InfoLondon [England] : printed for J[ohn]. Murray, no. 32. Fleet-Street, M,DCC,LXXXIII. [1783]-M,DCC,XCV. [1795]
Description26 volumes ; 8⁰.
Supplemental Content Full text online
Variant title English review
Portion of title Abstract of English and foreign literature
General noteEdited by: John Murray, with major contributors John Whitaker and Gilbert Stuart, among others (cf. DNB).
General notePublisher: John Murray, later Murray and Samuel Highly (July-Dec. 1795).
General noteErrata at end of index in each volume.
General noteReview journal for: "every book and pamphlet with shall appear in England, Scotland, Ireland, and America," with "occasional accounts" of literatures in the major western European nations: France, Italy, Germany and Spain. Also includes biographical, cultural and political essays, and a survey of contemporary London theater.
General noteReproduction of original from British Library.
References DNB (1909, ed.)
References NCBEL, II:1307
References Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p.53
References English Short Title Catalog, P2292.
Special numberingMonthly issues have chronological designation only.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexes Indexes in each volume include: index to books and pamphlets, index to national affairs.
Title history noteCumulates, with added prefatory material and contents lists, the monthly issues of: The English review.
Succeeding title English review of literature, science, discoveries, inventions

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