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... The Devil [electronic resource] : containing a review and investigation of all public subjects whatever; ... By a society of literary gentlemen; ...

Publication:
[London, England] : Printed by Denew & Grant, no. 91, Wardour-Street, ans sold by W.S. Fores, no. 3, Piccadilly; C. Couch, stationer, Curzon-Street, May-Fair; and by all the booksellers in town and country, [1786-1787]
Format/Description:
Journal/Periodical
v. ; 8⁰.
Weekly
No. I. [vol. I. (2 Oct. 1786)]-No. IX. Vol. II. [1787]
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
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Standardized Title:
Devil (London, England : 1786).
Other Title:
Devil
The Devil
Subjects:
Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831 -- Public opinion -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 -- Public opinion -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Public opinion -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816 -- Public opinion -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Theater -- England -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Theater -- Reviews -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Actors -- England -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
English literature -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Periodicals -- England -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
"By a socity of literary gentlemen" appears on title page of each issue, however the editorship attributed to Charles Dibdin (cf. DNB).
Title word a block print, white on black, for no. 1-13 issues; title page of vol. 2: no. 9 lacks the word 'Devil' and substites a cut of the Devil blowing a horn.
With half-titles for early issues.
Title repeated as caption and running title in each issue.
Issue number at head of title in brackets; note below number reads: Price Twopence [Threepence in later issues]. To be continued weekly.
Following title: "Calculated to furnish the world with every material intelligence and remark, relative to literature, arts, arms, commerce, ... together with all other of the various topics that excite universal curiosity, .. intended as a disinterested and handsome tribute to the liberty of the English press."
Imprints lack year of publication; dated from reference sources.
Imprints vary; from no. 10-12 imprint reads in part: printed by H.Reynell and sold by W.S. Fores; from no. 13- > : printed for, and sold by W.S. Fores, no. 3, Piccadilly; reads: Printed for the proprietors, by J. Stevenson, Martlet-court, Bow-Street, and sold a their office--the Pandemonium, ....
Signatures and pagination continuous within each volume.
Volume numbering begins with vol. II; vol. [I] includes the first 13 numbers.
Issue numbers commence again with No. I. in v. II.
Issues lack chronological designation or date; dated from reference sources.
Several numbers identified as '2nd' or '3d' edition.
No more published.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from "Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas".
Cited in:
NCBEL, II:1287
DNB (1909 ed.), XV:5
Crane & Kaye, 170
Times handlist, p. 46
English Short Title Catalog, P201.
Contributor:
Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814, ed.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.