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Poetical magazine : dedicated to the lovers of the muse / by the agent of the goddess, R. Ackermann.
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Engraved volume title page, v. 4: Poetical magazine : dedicated to the lovers of the muse by their humble servant R. Ackermann

Cover title, on printed wrappers: Ackermann's Poetical magazine

Poetical magazine (London, England : 1809)
London : Pub. ... at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts ..., Nov. 1, 1809-May 1, 1811.
Physical Description:
4 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1175 .P64
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 214
Each volume accompanied by supplement.
Caption titles for individual issues in vol. 1 only; vol. 2-4 have caption title for 1st issue and for supplement in each volume.
Includes The schoolmaster's tour by William Combe which was later published separately with the title: The tour of Doctor Syntax in search of the picturesque.
Illustrations for The schoolmaster's tour are by Thomas Rowlandson. Descriptions of the plates are available in Abbey.
With engraved title pages for each volume
Each volume has continuous pagination and signatures.
Description based on: Vol. 1; title from (engraved) title page.
Latest volume consulted: Vol. IV.
Designations for individual issues from caption title; issues for Dec. 1810 to May 1811 lack caption titles; designation from engraved plate at beginning of each issue.
Reissue. Originally published monthly as: The poetical magazine. [London], May, 1809-April, 1811.
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. In original parts, with publisher's original illustrated wrappers.
LWL 61 P752: Armorial bookplate in v. 2: Herbert Henry Raphael; ms. annotations indexing Charles J. Bonnett's works on final leaf of each volume; imperfect: some pages wanting in v.3.
Subject Terms:
English poetry -- Periodicals.
Raphael, Herbert H. -- Bookplate.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Annotations (Provenance) -- 19th century
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1809-1811.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, illustrator.
Combe, William, 1742-1823. Schoolmaster's tour. 1809.

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