The universal Museum, or Gentleman's & ladies polite magazine of history, politics and literature for 1762 [-1764] ...
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London : [J. Payne?]
Title from engraved volume t-p; issue caption title: The universal museum, for January, 1762. [etc.].-- Started by Arthur Young; later? conducted by John Seally (DNB).-- John Payne published the continuation and may have published this; issues for June, July 1762 have same woodcut headpiece of "The British Museum" (Montague House) as appears regularly in the continuation.-- v. 1 dedicated "To Her Most Gracious Majesty Charlotte ..."--Each vol. indexed.
Includes foreign, American, domestic, theater, fairs, exchange, stocks, lottery, agriculture news; births, deaths, marriages, promotions, bankrupts; biographical sketches; satire; essays; fiction; music; poetry; questions & answers; books published; cartoons.
Vol. III wants nos. for July-Dec. 1764.
Physical description: 3 v., leaves of plates : ill., maps, ports., music ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Citations/References: Crane & Kaye, 907
Citations/References: Brit. union cat. period., v. 4, p. 427
Citations/References: Crane & Kaye 907
Citations/References: Brit. union cat. period. v. 4, p. 427
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