The mathematical magazine: and philosophical repository. ... By Mess. G. Witchell, T. Moss, &c [electronic resource].

[London, England] : Printed for J. Wilkie, at the Bible in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and sold by all booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland, MDCCCLXI [1761-1769
  • v. : ill., tables, diagr. ; 20 cm (8⁰)
  • Vol I. [No. I.]-no. V.-


Library of Congress genre(s)
Rare books genre
Numbering peculiarities
  • First no. has title page with volume designation; later issues have caption titles (originally published in wrappers?).
  • First issue unnumbered.
  • Volume title page lacks chronological designation; dated from imprint.
  • Reference sources indicate that individual numbers probably appeared monthly; no issues dated.
  • No more known to have been published.
Linking notes
Collects issues of The mathematical magazine, originally issued with: A new and universal dictionary of pure and mixed mathematics, in parts.
  • Editors and contributors include: G. Witchell and T. Moss.
  • Title continues: "Containing original pieces, in all parts of mathematical science."
  • Running titles of no. 2-5 repeat the title page title of no. 1.
  • Caption titles headed by printers' ornaments; text begins with factotum initial.
  • With continuous pagination and signatures.
  • Includes mathematical problems and puzzles, some intended to be answered by readers for prizes. With diagrams and mathematical tables.
  • Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed in
English Short Title Catalog, P6106.
NCBEL, II:1303
Other title(s)
  • Mathemetical magazine
  • The mathematical magazine
  • The mathematical magazine; and, Repository of arts and sciences No. 1
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