Register of books, ...
Printed for Aaron Ward, at the King's-Arms in Little-Britain,
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Vol. 1 (MDCCXXVIII)-
Editor and compiler: Isaac Kimber.
Founder and publisher: Aaron Ward.
Caption titles repeated as running titles, except in vol. 2 where the running title recto reads: A register of books, &c., verso reads: The Monthly chronicle for [date].
Imprints lack dates; years of publication from dates of issues.
Some issues dated according to Lady Day dating.
Imprint varies: v. 2: London : Printed for A. Ward, in Little-Britain; T. Wotton, in Fleet-street; J. Clarke, in Duck-lane; and T. Astley, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. Vol. 3-4: London : Printed for J. Wilford, behind the Chapter-House near St. Paul's, A. Ward, in Little-Britain; T. Wotton, in Fleet-street; J. Clarke, in Duck-lane; and T. Astley, in St. Paul's Church-Yard;
Running titles include volume numbers and continuous pagination; pagination changes at end of Index to vol. 4 and begins again with "(20)" in Jan. 1732.
Engraved head and tail pieces; initials.
Selections were reprinted in the Gentleman's Magazine from Jan. 1731, which finally absorbed most of the clientele for this publication.
Includes monthly lists of books published, both new and reprinted publications.
Description based on: Vol. 1 (MDCCXXVIII); title from title page.
Latest issue consulted: Vol. IV (MDCCXXXI).
Issue for Jan. 1732 misnumbered "vol. IV"; issues for Feb.-Mar. 1732 numbered: "vol. V."
Vols. 1-4 have title indexes; issues for 1732 not indexed.
Collects monthly issues of: Books publish'd, and: A register of books publish'd.
BEIN Z17 246a: Different issue. Vol. 1 lacks Preface, p. iii-iv. Vol. 2-3 engraved head pieces differ from those of the other issues.
Ceased with vol. 5 (1732). Cf. NCBEL.
v. ; 23 cm. (4⁰).
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