The Country journal: or, The craftsman : To be continued every Saturday. By Caleb D'Anvers, of Gray's-Inn, Esq.
- Other records:
- Standardized Title:
- Country journal: or, The craftsman (London, England : 1727)
- London : Printed for R[ichard]. Francklin in Covent-Garden, where advertisements and letters to the author are taken in, 1727-1750.
- 17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers
1 online resource
No. 45 (Saturday, May 13. 1727)-No. 1159 (Saturday, Sept. 15, 1750).
- Craftsman (London, England : 1726)
- London (England) -- Newspapers.
England -- London.
- Place of Publication:
- Great Britain England London.
- "Caleb d'Anvers" is a pseudonym for the editor, Nicholas Amhurst, and other chief contributors including Henry, Viscount Bolingbroke, and William Pulteney, Earl of Bath. Bolingbroke ended his association with the publication around 1735. Cf. DNB.
Imprint from colophon; imprints vary.
Reproduction of the originals from the Burney Collection, the British Library (London).
Numbering continues from previous title.
Nos. 161 (Aug. 2, 1729) and 362 (June 9, 1733) are misnumbered no. 160 and no. 194 respectively.
Dispute among contributors caused two issues to be printed during Feb. and Mar. 1739.
Gap in publication between: no. 1,111 (10 Oct. 1747) and no. 1,124 (20 Jan. 1750). Cf. NCBEL.
Includes unnumbered supplements or special numbers with title: The Craftsman extraordinary.
While in prison Haines, angered by supposed mistreatment by the publishers, joined the printer William Rayner to produce a competing newspaper with an almost identical title and numbering: The Country journal: or, Original craftsman.
Some issues reprinted in Dublin.
No. 45 (Saturday, May 13. 1727); title from caption.
No. 1159 (Saturday, Sept. 15, 1750).
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
- Cited in:
- Harris, M. London newspapers in the age of Walpole
Crane & Kaye, 152
Times handlist, p. 39
- D'Anvers, Caleb.
Amhurst, N. (Nicholas), 1697-1742.
Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, Viscount, 1678-1751, contributor.
Bath, William Pulteney, Earl of, 1684-1764, contributor.
- Has Supplement:
- Craftsman extraordinary
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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