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Uniform Title New York magazine, or, Literary repository
Title The New-York magazine; or, Literary repository.
Publication Info. New-York : Printed by Thomas and James Swords, at their office, No. 43 Crown-Street, M,DCC,XC. [1790-1797].
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.2    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.3    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.4    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.5    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.6    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.7    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.8    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v.1, No. 8 (1790)    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M N53253 N5  v. 1 c.2  IN LIBRARY
Description 8 v. : ill., maps ; 22 cm. (8⁰)
Frequency Monthly
Publication Date Began: Jan. 1790; ceased: Dec. 1797.
Vol. 1 (Jan. 1790)-v. 6 (Dec. 1795); new ser., v. 1 (Jan. 1796)-v. 2 (Dec. 1797).
Note Title repeated as caption on first page of text in each issue.
Title page includes table of contents.
Imprint includes year of publication.
Each issue includes an engraving, described on the opening page of text.
"Subscribers names": p. [iii]-vi (v. 1); p. 742-744 (v. 2); p. [1]-2 (v. 4).
Imprint addresses vary.
Includes indexes.
Includes articles on exotic places, essays on other cultures and peoples, biographies, selections of poetry, excerpts from other publications, state papers, a monthly register of current events, marriages and deaths.
Description based on: December 1793. (Number XII.-vol. IV.).
Indexed In: Evans, 22728, 23624, 24615, 25920, 27412, 29206, 30889, 32571
ESTC P3525
Sabin, 54799
Note Caption titles repeat dates, but lack numerical designations.
New Series begins with Jan. 1796; volume numbering begins again with vol. I.
Digital set available via HathiTrust Digital Library (Princeton University Library set.)
Local Note NYSL set: Gift of Henry C. Swords estate; circulation of a different copy is recorded in the Library's Charging Ledgers, 1789-1792 and 1799-1805. Includes autographs of T. Swords; Thomas Swords in vol. 4, 5 and v. 1 of New series; autograph of Miss Eliza Swords in v. 4. Listed in 1791 catalogue, p. 97, 8⁰; 1793 catalogue, p. 63, No. 3663 (3 vols. at the time). ZNS
NYSL set: Volume 1, copy 1 has American chronology ... bound-in at end; incomplete: all after p. 62 missing. Imperfect: v.1, 9 plates, no. 2, p. [249]-252, p. 15-16 and all after p. 62 ... the American chronology (544 p.); v. 3, 4 plates, no. 4; v. 4, 1 plate; New series, v. 2, 3 plates wanting; v. 1, map, p. 17-18, 221-222; v. 2, map, p. vii-viii; v. 3, plan; v. 4, p. 369-370; v. 5, p. 53-54, new ser. v. 1, p. 63-64 mutilated. Vol. 1, no. 8 (August, 1790) bound separately. Volume. 1, copy 2 rebound; p. 141-2 torn at the bottom; ink stains on p. 139-142; many pages mutilated and wanting, including 12 plates and the American chronology.
Subject Voyages and travels -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Biography -- 18th century -- United States -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 1783-1865 -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Periodicals -- New York (State) -- New York -- 18th century.
Subscribers' lists -- New York (State) -- New York -- 18th century.
Subject Literature, Modern -- 18th century -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Autographs (Provenance) -- New York (State) -- New York -- 18th century.
Engravings -- New York (State) -- New York -- 18th century.
Added Author Swords, Thomas, 1764-1843, former owner, signer. ZNS
Swords, Eliza, Miss, signer. ZNS
T. & J. Swords (Firm), printer.
Henry C. Swords Estate, donor. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1791. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1799-1805. ZNS
Added Title New-York magazine
Literary repository
New-York magazine; or, Literary repository (1790-1797)
New-York magazine (1790-1797)