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CRAIG, Mary Elizabeth : THE SCOTTISH PERIODICAL PRESS : 1750-1789.
Edinburgh : Oliver & Boyd, 1931. First edition. A survey of the spread and significance of Scottish newspapers and periodicals in the eighteenth century – with a concise account (and a further bibliographical entry) for each publication, etc.
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DARWIN, Bernard (Bernard Richard Meirion), 1876-1961 : FIFTY YEARS OF ‘COUNTRY LIFE’.
London : Country Life, (1947). First edition. An attractive and well-illustrated history of the magazine-cum-institution.
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HOFFMAN, Frederick J.; ALLEN, Charles & ULRICH, Carolyn F. : THE LITTLE MAGAZINE : A HISTORY AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1947. Second and best edition, incorporating corrections and additions to the original 1946 edition. A survey and bibliography of the early twentieth-century English-language literary magazines, with much on their editors, contributors and content.
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JERROLD, Walter (Walter Copeland), 1865-1929 : DOUGLAS JERROLD AND ‘PUNCH’.
London : Macmillan & Co., 1910. First edition. A full-length account of the writer, playwright and wit Douglas Jerrold (1803-1857) and his distinctive voice in the emergence of “Punch” as a national institution. Also includes four of Jerrold’s longer pieces for “Punch” – “Capsicum House for Young Ladies”, “The Life and Adventures of Miss Robinson Crusoe”, “Our Honeymoon” and “Exhibition of the English in China”, as well as a full listing of all his anonymous or pseudonymous contributions to the magazine.
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LINTON, W.J. (William James), 1812-1897 : JAMES WATSON : A MEMOIR OF THE DAYS OF THE FIGHT FOR A FREE PRESS IN ENGLAND AND OF THE AGITATION FOR THE PEOPLE’S CHARTER.
New York : Augustus M Kelley, 1971. A facsimile reprint of the original 1880 edition. A memoir of James Watson (1799-1874), radical printer and publisher, champion of free speech and a free press. In the “English Book Trade” series.
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MAY, James Boyer, 1904-1981 : TWIGS AS VARIED BENT (THE RECENT PART OF LITTLE MAGAZINES IN LITERATURE).
New York : Sparrow Magazine, (1954). First edition. A survey of the impact of the little magazines on literature in England and America – by the founder of “Trace” magazine. Printed by the UK distributors, Villiers Publications. Vagrom Chapbooks No. 1.
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[MUDDIMAN, Joseph George, 1861-1939] : TERCENTENARY HANDLIST OF ENGLISH & WELSH NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES & REVIEWS.
London : The Times, 1920. First edition. An exhaustive and fully indexed chronological listing of all the known English and Welsh newspapers, magazines and periodicals from 1620 to 1919 – including dates of first and last issue, etc. Prefaced by an historical introduction to newspaper history.
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NESBITT, George L. (George Lyman), 1903-1985 : BENTHAMITE REVIEWING : THE FIRST TWELVE YEARS OF THE WESTMINSTER REVIEW 1824-1836.
New York : Columbia University Press, 1934. First edition. An interesting study of place, period, and its currents of debate and thought, with much on Jeremy Bentham, Sir John Bowring, Lord Byron, Thomas Carlyle, James Mill, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Love Peacock, etc. In the Columbia “Studies in English and Comparative Literature” series.
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NOBLE, John : MISCELLANEA INVERNESSIANA, WITH A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF INVERNESS NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS.
Stirling : Eneas Mackay, 1902. First edition. An entertaining assemblage from the byways of Inverness history – with sections on the site of Macbeth’s castle, local characters, the Ness islands, the trial of John Grant, fiddlers, the Inverness post office, James Paterson the poet, popular entertainers, the floods of 1834 and 1849, etc., and with a full and highly informative bibliography of the locally published newspapers and periodicals. Compiled by the Inverness bookseller John Noble, edited, etc., by John Whyte, and with an appendix (expanding the bibliography) by William Mackay.
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NOYCE, John (John Leonard), 1950- : THE DIRECTORY OF BRITISH ALTERNATIVE PERIODICALS 1965-1974.
Hassocks : Harvester Press / Atlantic Highlands : Humanities Press, (1979). First edition. The outpourings of a hirsute generation, with such details as can be reconstructed of the publication history of over 1250 titles from “Aardvark” to “Zoar”, by way of “Harpies Bizarre”, “Heavy Daze”, “Kaos” and “Karma”- the “most substantial listing of the underground and alternative press in Britain ... very few of the titles listed in the Directory are held by public or academic libraries in Britain”.
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ROSE, R.N. (Robert Norman), 1889-1968 : THE FIELD : 1853-1893.
London : Michael Joseph, (1953). First edition. A centenary history of the sporting magazine for “the man out of town” founded by Robert Smith Surtees, with material on Surtees himself; angling; gun and rifle trials; the birth of lawn tennis; farming, sport and golfing art; sporting exhibitions, etc.
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SULLIVAN, Alvin, (Alvin Delano), 1942-1991 – editor : BRITISH LITERARY MAGAZINES : THE MODERN AGE, 1914-1984.
Westport (CT) : Greenwood Press, (1986). First edition. Essays, profiles and publication histories of all the twentieth-century British literary magazines – alphabetically arranged from “The Abinger Chronicle” to “X : A Quarterly Review” – with supplementary appendices giving material on the social and literary chronology, Scottish periodicals, magazines with short runs, etc. The fourth in the “British Literary Magazines” series, and forming part of the “Historical Guides to the World’s Periodicals and Newspapers” project.
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