A Weekly review of the affairs of France: purg'd from the errors and partiality of news-writers and petty-statesmen, of all sides [electronic resource].
[London] : Printed for the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1704.
7 v. ; 4¿́°.
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pub. began/ended
Numb. 1. (Saturday, Feb. 19. 1704.)-Numb. 7. (Tuesday, March 28. 1704.).
[London] : Printed for the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1704.
current frequency
Semiweekly, 25-28 Mar. 1704
former frequency
Weekly, 19 Feb.-18 Mar. 1704
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
McLeod, W. and V. Graphical directory, 1702-1714, p. 29, 47-48
NCBEL, II:1343
Times handlist, p. 35
general note
Beginning with no. 4, printed above advertisements: Advertisements are taken in at reasonable rates by J[ohn]. Matthews [Sr.], in Pilkington Court in Little Britain.
Description based on: Numb. 1. (Saturday, Feb. 19. 1704.); title from caption.
Edited by Daniel Defoe (cf. NCBEL).
Latest issue consulted: Numb. 7. (Tuesday, March 28. 1704.).
Most issues include a section entitled: Mercure scandale: or, Advice from the scandalous club.
No. 1 lacks colophon; imprint from colophon of no. 2.
Reproduction of the originals from the Burney Collection, the British Library (London).
Under the guidance of Robert Harley early and late in its existence, during which time this periodical exerted its greatest influence (cf. McLeod).
With an added collective title page for the "Weekly review" and its succeeding title, 'A review of the affairs of France', bearing the imprint: London : printed in the year, MDCCV, and accompanied by prefatory material signed "D.F.", i.e. Daniel Defoe.
With continuous pagination and register.
local note
Images 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.
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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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