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The Tuner [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Hiffernan, Paul, 1719-1777.
Publication:
London [England] : printed and sold by M. Cooper, in Pater-noster-Rowe, M DCC LIV. [1754]-1755.
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 1.
Format/Description:
Journal/Periodical
5 v. : ill. ; 8⁰.
Irregular
[Letter the first (1754)]-Letter the fifth [(1755)].
Subjects:
Satire, English -- 18th century -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Periodicals -- England -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary:
Satirical essays in the form of letters to "Eugenius" attacking bad plays, bad performances, bad writing and 'bad' politics.
Notes:
Title page includes vignette, with border motto: "Messieurs et mes dames voulez vous de la musique."
Imprints vary; letters 2-5 include: "sold by Mr. Lewis at Covent-Garden; Mrs. Kingman at the 'Change; and G. Woodfall at Charing-Cross."
Note following designation on letters 2-5: "To be occasionally continu'd."
Price below imprint.
Note from preface to letter 1 reads in part: "I inlist myself in the service [of taste], not periodically engaged, but an occasional volunteer".
Numeration begins with no. 2
Issues lack chronological designation; dated from imprints.
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 British Library.
Cited in:
Crane & Kaye, 899
English Short Title Catalog, P2831.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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