British Fiction, 18001829

MAGINN, William. Military Sketch-Book, The (1827)

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Morning Chronicle

Mon, 8 Jan 1827. (1.4.20).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo.
Notes: [Books published this day] 'Uniform with the Naval Sketch Book'.

Wed, 10 Jan 1827. (1.3.16).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo.
Notes: [Books published this day] 'Uniform with the Naval Sketch Book'. ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and sorry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs, and lady gay’.

Fri, 12 Jan 1827. (1.2.16).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo.
Notes: [Books published this day] 'Uniform with the Naval Sketch Book'. ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and sorry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs, and lady gay’.

Mon, 15 Jan 1827. (1.3.15).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo.
Notes: [Books published this day] 'Uniform with the Naval Sketch Book'. ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and sorry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs, and lady gay’.

Wed, 17 Jan 1827. (1.3.4).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo.
Notes: [Books published this day] Uniform with the Naval Sketch Book. ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and sorry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs, and lady gay’.

Fri, 19 Jan 1827. (1.2.11).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo.
Notes: [Books published this day] 'Uniform with the Naval Sketch Book'. ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and sorry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs, and lady gay’.

Sat, 7 Apr 1827. (1.3.17).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo.
Notes: [Books published this day] 'Uniform with the Naval Sketch Book'. ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and sorry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs, and lady gay’.

Mon, 23 Apr 1827. (1.3.9).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo.
Notes: [Books published this day]

Wed, 25 Apr 1827. (1.4.5).
‘In a few days’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: [Books published this day]

Sat, 28 Apr 1827. (1.3.9).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Tue, 1 May 1827. (1.4.13).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Sat, 5 May 1827. (1.4.17).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Mon, 7 May 1827. (1.4.10).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Thu, 10 May 1827. (1.5.11).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Mon, 14 May 1827. (2.1.13).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Tue, 5 June 1827. (2.1.3).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.

Thu, 7 June 1827. (1.3.10).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.

Mon, 11 June 1827. (2.1.3).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.

Tue, 12 June 1827. (1.3.22).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.

Thu, 14 June 1827. (2.3.3).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.

Sat, 16 June 1827. (1.2.17).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.

Tue, 21 Aug 1827. (1.2.7).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Thu, 23 Aug 1827. (1.2.3).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Sat, 25 Aug 1827. (1.2.4).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes:With list of contents.

Tue, 18 Dec 1827. (1.2.14).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and a merry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs and ladies gay’.

Thu, 20 Dec 1827. (1.3.4).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and a merry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs and ladies gay’.

Sat, 22 Dec 1827. (1.4.6).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: ‘The Wight can tell/ A melancholy and a merry tale/ Of field and fight, and chiefs and ladies gay’.

Wed, 9 July 1828. (1.3.6).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: ‘These volumes form a delightful pendant to the Naval Sketch Book. There are some excellent descriptions of the various campaigns in which the author has served. Like his predecessor, he has mingled with his anecdotes a due proportion of graver matter, which will tend to make the book useful, as well as amusing to military men. He however frequently indulges his richly humourous talent, in which he combines very considerable powers of observation, with a high relish for the ludicrous’.

Fri, 11 July 1828. (1.3.13).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: ‘These volumes form a delightful pendant to the Naval Sketch Book. There are some excellent descriptions of the various campaigns in which the author has served. Like his predecessor, he has mingled with his anecdotes a due proportion of graver matter, which will tend to make the book useful, as well as amusing to military men. He however frequently indulges his richly humourous talent, in which he combines very considerable powers of observation, with a high relish for the ludicrous’.

Thu, 11 Dec 1828. (1.3.4).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: ‘These volumes form a delightful pendant to the Naval Sketch Book. There are some excellent descriptions of the various campaigns in which the author has served. Like his predecessor, he has mingled with his anecdotes a due proportion of graver matter, which will tend to make the book useful, as well as amusing to military men. He however frequently indulges his richly humourous talent, in which he combines very considerable powers of observation, with a high relish for the ludicrous’.

Mon, 15 Dec 1828. (1.3.13).
‘[Books published this day]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: ‘These volumes form a delightful pendant to the Naval Sketch Book. There are some excellent descriptions of the various campaigns in which the author has served. Like his predecessor, he has mingled with his anecdotes a due proportion of graver matter, which will tend to make the book useful, as well as amusing to military men. He however frequently indulges his richly humourous talent, in which he combines very considerable powers of observation, with a high relish for the ludicrous’.

 

Star

Tue, 1 May 1827. (1.1.3).
‘This day was published’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: With list of contents.

 

Edinburgh Evening Courant

Thu, 27 Sept 1827. (1.4.3).
‘[none]’. 2v post 8vo. 21s.
Notes: With list of contents.

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