The New York Public Library is now offering grab-and-go service at 50 locations as part of our gradual reopening. Find a location near you, and learn about our remote resources.


The man in the moon

Collection Data

"A monthly review and bulletin of new measures, new men, new books, new plays, new jokes, and new nonsense; being an act for the amalgamation of the broad gauge of fancy with the narrow gauge of fact into the grand general amusement junction"--Page [4] of covers, no. 1-9.
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1847-01 - 1849-06
Place: London
Publisher: Clark
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: NDF (Man in the moon)
English wit and humor
English literature
Ownership: 422814-422818
Content: "Edited by Albert Smith and Angus B. Reach; with cuts by Phiz, Kenny Meadows, Hine, Nicholson, Thomas, A. Mayhew, Smythe, Cham and others."
Content: "The pictorial department under the direction of Robert B.Brough"--Covers, no. 23-25.
Content: Arents copy: No. 1 lacks front cover; supplied from no. 13(Jan. 1848), with number and year altered to "1" and "1847."
Content: Arents copy: Provenance: Ja. Lomax, Stockport Advertiser; McKnight Crawford, Esq., Garvald House; Robert Cole Jr. (inscriptions on covers).
Content: Copy in NDF: Bound without covers. Poor condition. Many plates loose; many have separated along fold lines.
Content: Copy in NDF: Draper Fund.
Content: Each v. paged continuously.
Content: Editors: Jan. 1847-Feb. 1848, Albert Smith and Angus B. Reach; Mar. 1848-June 1849, Angus B. Reach; July-Aug. 1849,Robert B. Brough and William Brough.
Content: Issued in illustrated beige paper covers. Publisher's and general advertisements on covers and/or inserted in most issues.
Content: Latest issue consulted: Vol. 5, no. 30 (June 1849).
Content: The ill. are wood engravings. Each issue through no. 20 contains 1 large wood engraving on folded sheet (ca. 27 x 43 cm.).
Content: Title from cover.
Content: Vol. 1-5 also issued in publisher's bindings, in 5 v.
Content: Volume title pages and volume contents leaves issued with no. 6, 14, 18, 24 and 30.
Ownership: ARNBIP255
Physical Description
Extent: V. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15446898
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2ec84fc0-c605-012f-2954-58d385a7bc34
Show filters Hide filters
1 result found