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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
New York, Published for the Facsimile Text Society by Columbia University Press, 1938
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Daniel Defoe; Arthur Wellesley Secord
|Notes:||"Of this facsimile edition, four hundred and seventy-five sets have been printed."
The Review is a periodical written and published in 9 vols. by Daniel Defoe. Vol. 1 consists of 102 nos., no. 1-7 having title "A weekly review of the affairs of France": with no. 8 (Apr. 1, 1704) the title was changed to "A Review of the affairs of France," and numbers were issued thenceforward each Tuesday and Saturday. The t.p. for the volume reads: A Review of the affairs of France: and all of Europe, as influenced by that nation ... Vol. 1 includes supplements as follows: A Supplementary journal, to the Advice (called in no. 2-5, A Supplement to the Advice) from the Scandal. Club (no. -5; Sept. 1704-Jan 1705); and "An appendix to the Review, " dated 1705 ( p.).
Vol. 2 continues the title "A Review of the affairs of France" on t.p. and individual numbers. Beginning with no. 8 (Mar. 22, 1705) a Thursday issue was added, and publication was continued thenceforward with 3 nos. a week. Vol. 2 includes a semiweekly supplement, entitled "The Little review; or An inquisition of scandal" (no. 1-23; June 6-Aug. 21, 1705).
Indexed by Payne, William Lytton. Index to Defoe's Review (DA 490 D331).
The t.p. and numbers of v.3 have title "A Review of the state of the English nation," which title was continued through v.4, no.11; beginning with v.4, no. 12 (Mar. 8, 1707) the title became "A Review of the state of the British nation, " this title continuing on title-pages and numbers through v.8.
Defoe began an Edinburgh edition of the Review with v.6. This was largely a reprint of the London edition, and was continued through 35 nos. of v.7. Facsimile book 16 includes the t.p. of v.6 of the Edinburgh edition, and the following numbers: no. 1-4, 75, 87, 110, 127-129, 131, 147, extending from Mar. 31, 1709 to Mar. 14, 1710. Facsimile book 18 includes one Edinburgh number (v.7, no. 35) dated June 20, 1710.
Vol. 8 closes with no. 211, dated July 29, 1712. The publication was, however, continued under a new title "Review," vol. I (sometimes counted as vol. IX) This final volume (spoken of in the introduction as a "new part") consists of 106 nos. issued from Aug. 2, 1712 to June 11, 1713. The facsimile reproduction lacks no. 81.
Beginning with v. 7, no. 13, each number has a colophon reading: Printed for the author; and sold by John Baker at the Black boy in Pater-noster-row).
|Description:||22 v. 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Contents: Facsimile Book 1-Facsimile Book 22, February 19, 1704-June 11, 1713, Vol.I-IX.|
|Series Title:||Publication (Facsimile Text Society), no. 44.|
|Other Titles:||Weekly review of the affairs of France.
Review of the affairs of France.
Review of the state of the English nation.
Review of the state of the British nation.
Review by Daniel Defoe London.
|Responsibility:||reproduced from the original editions, with an introduction and bibliographical notes by Arthur Wellesley Secord. Facsimile book 1-22 of vol. I-[IX]; Feb. 19, 1704- June 11, 1713.|