Periodical publications first appeared in England in the 17th century, along with political parties and postal service. There are 44 periodical titles in Special Collections, published from 1660-1815 in the British Isles in any language, or in another English-speaking place. There are many more periodicals in the microform collection. Issues of commonly known periodicals to be found in Special Collections are Gentleman's Magazine, Rambler, Spectator, Tatler, Edinburgh Review, Female Spectator, Monitor, or the British Freeholder, North Briton, and Examiner. There are also other political, literary, women's interest, and scientific ones, as well as society publications there.