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Title The New Christian's magazine [electronic resource] : being an universal repository of divine knowledge
Imprint London [England] : printed for the editors; and published by Alexr. Hogg, no. 16, Paternoster Row, 1782-[1784?]
Descript 50 v., plates : ports. ; 22 cm. (8⁰)
Weekly, 8 May-
Monthly, Oct. 1782-Apr. 1784
Vol. I. [No. 1-10 (Oct. 1782-June 1783)]-vol. V. [no. 41-50 (dates uncertain)]
Note Title pages for v. 1-2 are engraved
Title and imprint from collected issue title pages, repeated on title pages of individual issues
Title repeated as caption on first page of text of each issue
Imprints of v. 1-2 include dates; year of publication lacking on individual issue title pages and on v. 4-5
Issue contents and plates described on individual issue title pages
Note following title reads in part: "Calculated to furnish the readers with a complete Christian library ... undertaken by a society of clergymen, of the Diocese of London"
Note following v. 1 imprint: To be continued monthly, price only sixpence
On verso of title page for no. 21 (Apr. 1784): "To be published in future weekly. ... On Saturday, the 8th of May 1784, will therefore be published, number XXII"
From v. <4> note below imprint reads: The whole publishing in fifty weekly numbers
Frontis. and interior plates are of bishops or cathedral churches; printed in two columns
Includes biographies of contemporary bishops and early church dignitaries, a history of the early church, theological articles, book reviews, hymn and psalm texts, religious poetry. Monthly issues include preferments, new books, lists of marriages, births, and deaths, current events, and bills of mortality
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford)
NCBEL, II:1307
Crane & Kaye, 602
English Short Title Catalog, P3066
Volume title pages lack chronological designation and imprint dates after vol. <2>
Monthly issues from Oct. 1782-Mar. 1784 have chronological designation only
From Apr. 1784, no issues are dated
Numeration begins with no. XXI [Apr. 1784]
Publication frequency varies. Dates of last 29 numbers, calculated as published weekly, give a date range of: 8 May-20 Nov. 1784. However reference sources estimate a final publication date of "1786" (cf. NCBEL)
Volumes 1-2 have supplements
Subjects and poetry titles
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Subject Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 CE
Bishops -- Biographies -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800
Theology -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800
Books -- Reviews -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800
Hymns, English -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800
Periodicals -- England -- 18th century. rbgenr
Alt Title New Christian's magazine
The New Christian's magazine Oct. 1782-Mar. 1784
The New Christian's magazine; or, Repository of divine knowledge Apr.-
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