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The attic miscellany; or, characteristic mirror of men and things [electronic resource].
imprint
London [England] : printed for Bentley and Co. no 24, Finch Lane, MDCCLXXXIX. [1789]-1791 [i.e. 1792]
description
3 v., plates (some fold.) : .ports. ; 22 cm (8⁰)
format(s)
Journal
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pub. began/ended
Volume the first. [Number I.-number XII. (Oct. 1789-Sept? 1790)]-volume the third. [number XXV.-number XXXVI. (Oct.? 1791-Aug. 1792)]
imprint
London [England] : printed for Bentley and Co. no 24, Finch Lane, MDCCLXXXIX. [1789]-1791 [i.e. 1792]
current frequency
Annual (Collected issues)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
citation/reference
Crane & Kaye, 33
English Short Title Catalog, P3455.
NCBEL, II:1309
Times handlist, p. 46
Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 10
general note
"Including the Correspondent's museum."
Imprints include years of publication; v. 3 dated in error "1791".
Imprints vary; v. 3 reads: printed by and for W. Locke, Red Lion Street, Holborn, 1791 [1792].
Monthly issues have caption title on first page of text.
Plates include illustrations of verse, satiric drawings of fashionable characters, portraits of actors; drawn by Isaac Cruikshank and Samuel Collins; engraver: J. Barlow.
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Some Rambler essays were reprinted in the Attic Miscellany from no. 23-36, "to fill out the work"; the reprints were also issued separately with plates: "Attic edition of the Rambler ... will be available from the booksellers."
catalogue key
7184493
indexes/finding aids
Index issued in last monthly issue of each volume.
 
Discontinued and absorbed by a competitor: The Bon-Ton magazine, to which subscribers were referred.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
No. [1] of the monthly issues lacks designation; some monthly issues have chronological designations without a year date, others have numerical designation only.
Publication apparently irregular in later months; no issue published for June 1792, with no gap in numbering.
Volumes lack chronological designation.

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