The historical register.
- Other records:
- Standardized Title:
- Historical register (London, England : 1716)
- Other Title:
- Historical register, containing an impartial relation of all transactions, foreign and domestick
- [London : H.B. Meere]
92 v. ; 20 cm.
Began with: No. 1, pub. 1716; ceased with: No. 92, pub. 1738.
- Great Britain -- History -- George I, 1714-1727 -- Periodicals.
Europe -- History -- 1648-1789 -- Periodicals.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- Title from caption.
Issues for 1716-1738 called also: Vol. 1-23.
The Chronological diary, issued with the Historical register, 1718- has separate t.p. and paging.
Issued by the Sun Five-Office in place of the weekly newspaper previously given to subscribers.
In 1724, a publication of the same title was issued in 2 vols. and contains coverage for July 1714-Jan. 1716 in order that the Register might contain a complete narrative of events from the accession of George I.
- Local notes:
- RBC copy 2 presented to the Penn Libraries by Dr. Paul Schrecker.
Frost Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2010 by Robert Frost.
Frost Collection copy: each vol. has armorial bookplate of the Earl of Ferrers (possibly that of Washington Sewallis Shirley, 1822-1859) on front pastedown.
Frost Collection copy: each vol. has armorial green ink stamp of Paddington Public Libraries on title leaf, first leaf of text and last leaf of text; green ink stamp of the same institution with ms. shelf mark and accession number on verso of title leaf; blue ink stamp of the same institution at foot of p. 51.
Frost Collection copy: each vol. bound in full early blind-tooled calf(?); owner's name ("PADDINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARIES") stamped in gold on left board; 5 raised, gold-tooled bands on spine; gold-tooled spine panels; gold-stamped brown leather spine label ("HISTORIC REGISTER"); year stamped in gold on spine; gold-tooled cover edges; all edges red.
Frost Collection copy: v. 11: leaves ²F2-F3 detached.
- Penn Provenance:
- Schrecker, Paul (donor) (RBC copy 2)
Frost, Robert (donor) (Frost Collection copy)
Ferrers, Earl of (bookplate) (Frost Collection copy)
Paddington Public Libraries (stamp) (Frost Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Robert Frost Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
- Other format:
- Online version: Historical register (London, England : 1716 : Online)
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