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The universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure

Collection Data

Names
Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (Author)
John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1747-06 - 1803
Place: London
Publisher: Published ... according to Act of Parliament, for John Hinton
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: *DA (Universal magazine of knowledge and pleasure)
Topics
English literature -- 19th century
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century
Genres
Periodicals
Notes
Date/sequential designation: [Vol. 1, no. 1] (June 1747)-
Date/sequential designation: Ceased with v. 113, in 1803.
Content: " Containing news, letters, debates ... and other arts and sciences; which may render it instructive and entertaining to gentry, merchants, farmers, and tradesmen ..."
Content: Houdini Collection: Vol. 7 (July 1750-Dec. 1750); Batchelder Collection: Vol. 15 (July 1754-Dec. 1754); Thorndike Collection: Vol. 75 (July 1784), p. 113-167 from Sept. 1787 issue.
Content: Supplements accompany some numbers.
Physical Description
Extent: 113 v. : ill., plates (some folded) ; 25 cm (4to)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 09034350
RLIN/OCLC: 7676735
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15108230
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ff596d0-63a9-0137-799c-21ee1a21328e
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