Editor: John Dunton, assisted by Richard Sault and Samuel Wesley, the elder
Preface and contents in each volume; contents arranged as subject index
Imprint includes year of publication
Imprints vary slightly; vols. 15-19 read in part: also sold by Edm. Richardson
Individual issue imprints vary; v.1-v.2:no.15 read: printed for P. Smart; later imprints include J. Dunton
Later imprints from colophon include dates
Volume 5 was intended as an annual cumulation (according to Lady Day dating) of all issues published from 17 March through January 1692
At the end of v. 19, no. 30, the editor's note reads in part: "The 19th volume being now finisht) ... 30 numbers shall speedily be printed altogether to compleat the 20th volume, and after that an intire volume shall be publisht quarterly."
Individual issues have caption titles, which vary slightly in no. 1-8
Includes miscellaneous information on a wide variety of subjects given in the form of questions and answers
No cumulation published for v. 20, no. 1-10, of the Athenian Gazette/Athenian Mercury; publication ceased with no. 10
Individual numbers published weekly at first, then semiweekly
Individual issues from v.6:no.19 through <v.7> lack dates
Portions also available in digital reproduction
Vols. 1-19 (1691-1696) are cumulations of: The Athenian gazette and Athenian Mercury
Has monographic supplements to first five cumulated volumes
Complete run, lacking only the supplements to vols. 1-5. Bd.w. Gildon, C. The history of the Athenian Society ... London: printed for James Dowley. Vol.5 no.21 misbound after vol.5 no.22; vol.14 no. 10 apparently from another copy. Manuscript table of contents. Provenance: inscribed on back free endpaper (partially torn away): "[?] Swift / 1720"
Also known as
Extended title: The Athenian gazette: or Casuistical mercury : resolving all the most nice and curious questions proposed by the ingenious: from ...
Alternate titles: Athenian mercury, resolving all the most nice and curious questions 1691:Mar.24-Apr.18, Casuistical mercury, Athenian gazette 1691:Mar.17, Athenian mercury 1691:Apr.21- >