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Title(s):

Le beau monde, or, Literary & fashionable magazine.

Additional Title(s):

Beau monde

Literary & fashionable magazine

Literary and fashionable magazine

Published/Created:
London : Printed by and for J. B. Bell and Company, numbers 11, Catherine Street, Strand, [1807-1809]
Physical Description:
5 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AP4 .B3 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
AP4 .B3 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Periodicals
Notes:
With index at end of each volume.
With engraved illustrations.
The imprint of volumes II-IV reads: "London : Printed by & for J.B. Bell & J. Decamp, at the Office of the National Register, 11, Catherine St., Strand."
Each volume has continuous pagination and signatures.
Description based on: Vol. I (from Novr. 1, 1806 to July 1, 1807); title from title page.
Latest volume consulted: Vol. V.
Vols. 2-3 include supplements (constituting numbers 16 and numbers 24?).
Vol. 3 includes Jan.-July 1808 but index covers "January 1 to July 1, 1808."
Vol. 4 t.p. gives Aug.-Dec. 1808, but volume includes also July 1808 and Jan. 1809; and, index covers "from July 1808-January 1809." (July 1808 in volume 4 includes fashion illustration missing from July 1808 in volume 3).
Individual issues have designations: The first number (November, 1806)-The thirtieth number (January, 1809) = No. I, Vol. I-No. XXX, Vol. IV -- Novel series (February, 1809)-Novel series (April, 1809) = Vol. V, No. XXXI-Vol. V, No. XXXIII.
Reissue. Originally published monthly as: Le beau monde, or, Literary and fashionable magazine -- [London], J.B. Bell, and Company, 1806-1809.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is complete. Bound in quarter black roan (?) and marbled boards. Bookplate: De la bibliothèque Louis Becker, Paris.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in quarter calf (volume I) or quarter red leather (volume III and IV). Bookplate: De la bibliothèque Louis Becker, Paris.
Subject Terms:
Becker, Louis -- Bookplate.
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
English literature -- Book reviews -- Periodicals.
Fashion -- Great Britain -- Periodicals.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- Periodicals.
Form/Genre:
Periodicals -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1806-1809.
Contributors:
J. B. Bell & Co., publisher.
Decamp, J., publisher.
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