The Weekly comedy [electronic resource] : as it is dayly acted at most coffee-houses in London, by Snarl, a disbanded captain. Truck, a merchant. Scribble, a news-writer. All-craft, a turncoat. Cant, a precisian. Snap, a sharper. Squabble, a lawyer. Whim, a projector. Log, a marriner. Scan-all a poet. Plush, a quack. Prim, a beau. Note, that all these persons will not speak in every single paper, but as the author finds occasion to introduce 'em.
- Uniform Title:
- Weekly comedy (London, England : 1699)
- Additional Titles:
- Collected with added title: Humours of a coffee-house: a comedy
- London : printed by J[ohn]. How, in the Ram-Head-Inn-Yard, in Fanchurch-street, 1699.
- Physical Description:
- volumes ; 1/2¿́°.
- Additional Creators:
- Ward, Edward, 1667-1731
- 17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers
- Dates of Publication and/or Sequential Designation:
- Began with Numb. 1 (10 May 1699); ceased with Numb. 10 (12 July 1699).
- Publication Frequency:
- Written by Edward Ward; cf. NCBEL.
Imprint from undated colophon.
Collected with an epilogue and an added title page, bearing the title, 'The humours of a coffee-house: a comedy' and the imprint "Printed and sold by J. How, 1699".
Description based on: Numb 2. (From Wednesday May 10. to Wednesday May 17. 1699); title from caption.
Latest issue consulted: Numb. 8. (From Wednesday June 21. to Wednesday June 28. 1699.).
Reproduction of the originals from the Burney Collection, the British Library (London).
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- Other Forms:
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
- Complexity Note:
- Revived in 1707 as: The Humours of a coffee-house
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- NCBEL, II:1343
Nelson & Seccombe. Brit. newsapers and perioidicals, 1641-1700, 679.01-10
Times handlist, p. 34
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