Burney Collection

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 19 02:43:55 UTC 2010

You're more familiar with 18th C. material than I am, Joel. So I really
don't know the answer.


On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 8:42 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

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> At 1/18/2010 01:58 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> >Our campus library now subscribes to Gale/Cengage's _17th-18th Century
> >Burney Collection of Newspapers_
> Is the Burney Collection as skimpy in its coverage as I sense?  That
> is, much that existed is not in the collection.
> (Re misnumbered centuries:  I am just browsing in Alisdair Gray's
> "The Book of Prefaces", and find that he places Raleigh and James I's
> coronation in England at 1803.)
> Joel
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