The present state of Europe: or, The historical and political mercury :
giving an account of all the publick and private occurrences that are most considerable in every court, beginning with the month of July, 1690 ... With curious reflections upon every state : to be continued monthly from the original [i.e. Mercure historique et politique] published at the Hague, by the authority of the States of Holland ... /
by I. Phillips.
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London [England] : printed, and are to be sold by Randal Taylor near Stationers-Hall, and by most booksellers, 1690-
Alternate title varies slightly.
First translator and editor: Henry Rhodes; later editors include John Phillips; attributed also to Jean de Fonvive. Cf. Nelson and Seccombe.
Imprint varies; from v. 2, no. 1 imprint reads: Printed for Henry Rhodes and John Harris; later issues include: Jane Rhodes, Eliz. Harris, or "assigns of Eliz. Harris", and "sold by J. Roberts" in imprints.
Imprints include years of publication.
Above imprint: "To be continued monthly from the original published at the Hague, by the authority of the states of Holland, and VVest-Friesland."
Early numbers have: "Licensed [date] J. Fraser" on leaf preceding title page of each issue.
Includes a summary of European news from a Dutch perspective.
No. for July (subsequently added), and Nos. 1-5.
Library has Vol. I (July-Dec. 1690), Vol. II, No. for July and Nos. 105.
Volume numbering irregular; Jan.-July 1721 called: Vol. 32, no. 1-7; Aug.-Dec. 1721 called: Vol. 33, no. 8-12; numbers for 1738, which constitute v. 50, called v. 48. Cf. McLeod; NCBEL.
Physical description: v. ; 21 cm. (4to)
Publication Frequency: Monthly
Citations/References: Nelson and Seccombe, 557
Citations/References: McLeod, W. and V., Graphical directory, 1702-1714, p. 44
Citations/References: NCBEL, II:1291
Citations/References: Times handlist, p. 33
Indexes: Monthly issues indexed.
Translation of: Mercure historique et politique (the Hague), written and edited by Gatien de Courtilz de Sandras, and others.
Cumulated annually, with an index, by: The general history of Europe: or, The historical and political monthly mercuries.
Issues 1690-1695 reprinted in Edinburgh and Dublin as: The present state of Europe.
Original numbers of Mercure historique et politique, Nov. 1688-June 1690, were translated and published as a monograph in 1692, with title: The general history of Europe.
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