Material Information

The Edinburgh evening courant
Place of Publication:
Edinburgh Scotland
printed by Mr. James McEuen and company
Publication Date:
Three times a week
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 31 cm. (2°)


Subjects / Keywords:
History -- Newspapers -- Early works to 1800 -- Edinburgh (Scotland) -- 18th century
History -- Newspapers -- Early works to 1800 -- Great Britain -- 18th century
History -- Newspapers -- Early works to 1800 -- North America -- 18th century
Newspapers -- Scotland -- 18th century ( rbgenr )
newspaper ( marc )
newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
Scotland -- Edinburgh
Great Britain -- Scotland -- Edinburgh
55.9494444 x -3.1602778


Ward, W.S. Index of serials,
Dates or Sequential Designation:
No. 1 (Dec. 15, 1718)-no. 24,709 (Dec. 15, 1871).
Numbering Peculiarities:
Numbering very irregular; some issues unnumbered, <1778-1781>.
General Note:
No. 23,462 (Jan. 2, 1860_-no. 23,549 (Oct. 31, 1860) are also numered no. 1-no. 261 and have title: Daily courant.
General Note:
From July 1855-Dec. 1859 has supplement: Edinburgh courant.
General Note:
Absorbed: Edinburgh advertiser (Edinburgh, Scotland : 1764).
General Note:
Absorbed: Edinburgh evening post and Scottish record.
General Note:
Continued as: Edinburgh courant (Edinburgh, Scotland : 1871).
General Note:
Title flanked by woodcuts; on left are depicted two horsemen, one with whip and one with trumpet; on right, angel with trumpet. By <Jan. 1732> titles lack cuts.
General Note:
Imprint from colophon; imprints lack dates.
General Note:
Imprints vary; by <4 Jan. 1732>, imprint includes: "and sold at his and J. Davidson's shop, and by R. Fleming printer"; from 3 Apr. 1732 imprint reads: "printed for and by Robert Fleming, ... "; in <Aug. 1740> imprint names include Robert Fleming and Alexander Kincaid; by <2 Jan. 1749> imprint reads: "printed for R. Fleming and Company"; by <20 Apr. 1778>: "printed for R. Fleming, and sold by him at his stationary ware-room"; below title from <Jan. 1781-> "printed for Fleming and Ramsay," and repeated as colophon with city of publication and prices.
General Note:
Occasional issues lack imprint.
General Note:
Printed in two columns, later in three; some advertisements illustrated with small cuts.
General Note:
News reporting in later years from Europe, London, and North America, with theatrical and racing news, shipping news, and public notices.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
228769381 ( OCLC )

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Succeeded by:
Edinburgh courant (Edinburgh, Scotland : 1871)