The Lady's Magazine : or entertaining companion for the fair sex, appropriated solely to their use and amusement. (Journal, magazine, 1770) [WorldCat.org]
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The Lady's Magazine : or entertaining companion for the fair sex, appropriated solely to their use and amusement.

Author: Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress); National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Wheble ..., London : Printed for Robinson and Roberts 1770-
Edition/Format:   Journal, magazine : Periodical : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Periodicals
Fashion plates
Periodicals Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lady's magazine (London, England : 1770)
(OCoLC)656917968
Named Person: Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Material Type: Periodical
Document Type: Journal / Magazine / Newspaper
All Authors / Contributors: Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress); National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 7557601
Notes: Alternative title varies; some issues lack alternative title.
Issues for , 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).
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).
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'
Description: volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Lady's Magazine (London, England : 1770)
Entertaining companion for the fair sex, appropriated solely to their use and amusement

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