See G. S. Marr, Periodical Essayists of the Eighteenth Century (1924); R. P. Bond, Studies in the Early English Periodical (1957). For periodicals in the United States, see T. B. Peterson, Magazines in the Twentieth Century (2d ed. 1964); F. L. Mott, A History of American Magazines (5 vol., 1957–68); B. Gill, Here at The New Yorker (1975); J. Tebbel, The Magazine in America (1991); A. Janello, The American Magazine (1991); W. Ayer & Son, Directory of Newspapers and Periodicals (pub. yearly).
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