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Uniform Title Lady's Magazine (London, England : 1770)
Title The Lady's Magazine : or entertaining companion for the fair sex, appropriated solely to their use and amusement.

Publication Info. London : Printed for J. Wheble ..., 1770-
London : Printed for Robinson and Roberts

LocationPAS Central Library, Periodical Storage


Description volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
Current Frequency Monthly
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Publication Date Began with: Vol. 1 (August 1770); ceased in 1832?
Note Alternative title varies; some issues lack alternative title.
Issues for <June 1785>, <Oct.-Dec. 1785> printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson.
Second set in NAWSA Collection consists only of: New ser., v. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1820)--no. 12 (Dec. 1820). DLC
Engraved t.p. and plates; some of the plates are hand-colored.
Vols. X (1779) and XII (1781) contain numerous references to R.B. Sheridan, including either works written by or attributed to him. These include a review of Sheridan's "Critic" at the Drury Lane Theatre (Nov. 1779); an anonymous poem addressed to Sheridan in the Dec. 1779 issue ("To Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq.; on his Critic, &c. &c. &c."); a review of Harry Woodward's "Fortunatus, or, The wishing cup" (for which Sheridan wrote two songs, and is said to have added scenes to the revival) in the Supplement for 1779; a review of "Robinson Crusoe, or, Harlequin Friday" (Feb. 1781) and "Airs in the Carnival of Venice" (supplement for 1781).
Indexed In: BLC 253, p. 195
Numbering Title page of v. 33 incorrectly numbered 32.
Vols. for 1820- called "A new series", v. 1-
Note Contains many reprinted essays and numbered columns with an emphasis on literature, fiction, court news, moral and romantic advice, and education. The longest running of these essay series include: The reasoner (Mar. 1773-Aug. 1775); The matron (Jan. 1774-Apr. 1791), by 'Mrs. Martha Grey'; Essays on several subjects (Feb. 1775-suppl. 1776); The female reformer (Mar. 1776-June 1782), by 'Bob Short jr.'; The essayist (Apr. 1782-5 suppl.), by 'Castalio'; The budget (Nov. 1782-Nov. 1784); Occasional papers (Feb. 1789-July 1791), by 'Nestor'; The index (Mar. 1789-Apr. 1791), by Marmaduke Mastiz'
Latest issue consulted: New ser., v. 1, no. 1 (January 1820).
Subject Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Periodicals.
Women's periodicals, English.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Conduct of life -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Education -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Advice columns -- England -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Periodicals.
Added Author Coote, J. (John), -1808, originator.
Wynne, John Huddlestone, 1743-1788, editor.
Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
Note Entertaining companion for the fair sex, appropriated solely to their use and amusement
Absorbed Lady's monthly museum, or Polite repository of amusement and instruction
Other Form: Online version: Lady's magazine (London, England : 1770) (OCoLC)656917968

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