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Title(s):

The new bon ton magazine, or, Telescope of the times.

Additional Title(s):

Bon ton magazine

Telescope of the times

New bon ton magazine

Published/Created:
London : Printed for J. Johnston, Cheapside, and sold by all booksellers, 1818-1821.
Physical Description:
6 volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AP4 .N53
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Classification:
Periodicals
Notes:
Edited by John Mitford.
Sold by S.W. Fores. Printed by F.C. Seyfang.
With 32 caricatures, including works by Lewis Marks and Charles Williams. George Cruikshank may have executed some of the unsigned plates, as he earlier illustrated "Town talk" and "The scourge" for the same publisher.
The later numbers of this periodical contain numerous articles and caricatures relating to Queen Caroline.
Indexed at the end of each volume.
Individual issues have designations: vol. 1: Vol. I, no. 1 (May 1, 1818)-Vol. 1, no. 6 (October 1, 1818) - vol. 2: Vol. II, no. 7 (November 1, 1818)-Vol. II, no. 12 (April 1, 1819) - vol. 3: Vol. III, no. 13 (May 1, 1819)-Vol. III, no. 18 (October 1, 1819) - vol. 4: Vol. IV, no. 19 (November 1, 1818 [that is, 1819])-Vol. IV, no. 24 (April 1, 1820) - vol. 5: Vol. V, no. 25 (May 1, 1820)-Vol. V, no. 30 (October 1, 1820) - vol. 6: Vol. VI, no. 31 (November 1, 1820)-Vol. VI, no. 36 (April 2, 1821).
Each volume has continuous pagination and signatures.
Description based on: Vol. I (from May to October, 1818); title from title page.
Latest volume consulted: Vol. VI.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original parts; bound in publisher's printed wrappers (all except two issues). Includes publisher's slips and advertisements. Bookplate: Edward Francis Hutton.
Subject Terms:
Caricature, English -- 19th century.
Caroline, Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain, 1768-1821.
Hutton, Edward Francis -- Bookplate.
Johnston, James -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Caricatures.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1818-1821.
Contributors:
Mitford, John, 1782-1831, editor.
Seyfang, F. C., printer.
Fores, S. W., bookseller.
Marks, Lewis, active 1814-1832, illustrator.
Williams, Charles, active 1797-1830, illustrator.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, illustrator.
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