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COURIER DE LONDRES
Courier de Londres. Du vendredi 10 mai 1793. [-- mardi, le 21 fevrier, 1804.]
Londres imprimé ... aux frais du propriétaire, & publié chaque mardi & vendredi, & se vend chez H. Brookes; T. Axell; R.H. Westley; W. Tayler; Mlles. M. & H. Smith, libraires; & à Edimbourg, chez M. Watson, 1793--1804.
28.5 cm. (4º)

Imprint from vol. 33, no. 38 for 10 May 1793. Twice weekly newspaper, continuation of Courier de l'Europe founded in Paris in 1776, the first emigré newspaper to set up in London even before the Revolution. Its editors included Charles Théveneau de Morande, Verduisant, abbe Calonne, Reynaud de Montlosier, Jacques Régnier, and its presence in London was a factor in the propaganda of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. See Simon Burrows, French Exile Journalism and European Politics, 1792--1814. (Royal Historical Society Studies in History, New Series.) Rochester, NY., Boydell, 2000; and, Hannah Barker and Simon Burrows, eds.: Press, politics and the public sphere in Europe and North America, 1760-1820, Cambridge, 2002. Four pages to each issue, through-paginated by the volume.

Copy Notes Unopened. Holdings for: Vol. 33, 1793, nos 38--40 (10--17 May); vol. 34, 1793, no. 34 (25 Oct.); vol. 40, 1796, no. 37 (25 Oct.); vol. 54, 1803, nos 29--53 (7 Oct.--30 Dec.); vol. 55, 1804, nos 1--4, 6--15 (3--13 Jan., 20 Jan.--21 Feb.). Issue vol. 54, 18 Nov. 1803, misnumbered No. 40 and corrected in pencil 41.

Binding Folded broadsheets loose in C19th half calf folder, marbled-paper boards, unlettered spine, upper boards inscribed in ink I.S.

Reference Number 5910


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