Publishing Statistics At the Circulating Library


Coverage

Currently, the database contains 13513 title entries, 2946 author entries, and 403 publisher entries between the years 1835 and 1901.

In addition, the database contains 2476 serialized titles (18.3% of all titles) from 219 periodicals.

Between the years 1835 and 1901, by number of volumes, the database contains

Number of VolumesNumber of TitlesNumber Serialized
16128879
22100316
352641264
42111

Most Prolific Authors

  1. Emma Marshall, 138 titles.
  2. Evelyn Ward Everett Green, 134 titles.
  3. Margaret Oliphant, 100 titles.
  4. George Alfred Henty, 95 titles.
  5. Charlotte Mary Yonge, 80 titles.
  6. Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard, 78 titles.
  7. Mary Louisa Molesworth, 75 titles.
  8. Annie S. Swan, 73 titles.
  9. Elizabeth Thomasina Meade, 72 titles.
  10. Henrietta Keddie, 72 titles.
  11. Florence Marryat, 69 titles.
  12. Annie Thomas, 66 titles.
  13. William Clark Russell, 65 titles.
  14. Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 64 titles.
  15. William Gordon Stables, 63 titles.

Most Prolific Publishers

  1. Hurst and Blackett, 1083 titles.
  2. Bentley, 1050 titles.
  3. Chapman and Hall, 571 titles.
  4. Tinsley Brothers, 560 titles.
  5. F. V. White, 529 titles.
  6. T. C. Newby, 483 titles.
  7. Chatto and Windus, 482 titles.
  8. Smith, Elder, 400 titles.
  9. Sampson Low, 392 titles.
  10. Macmillan, 352 titles.
  11. Henry Colburn, 298 titles.
  12. Hutchinson, 258 titles.
  13. Ward and Downey, 254 titles.
  14. Longman, 249 titles.
  15. Ward, Lock, 236 titles.

Most Prolific Serial Authors

  1. Margaret Oliphant, 62 serialized titles.
  2. Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 60 serialized titles.
  3. Walter Besant, 42 serialized titles.
  4. Anthony Trollope, 41 serialized titles.
  5. James Payn, 40 serialized titles.
  6. William Harrison Ainsworth, 33 serialized titles.
  7. Ellen Wood, 28 serialized titles.
  8. Annie S. Swan, 27 serialized titles.
  9. Wilkie Collins, 26 serialized titles.
  10. Benjamin L. Farjeon, 25 serialized titles.
  11. Grant Allen, 25 serialized titles.
  12. Dora Russell, 25 serialized titles.
  13. Frederick William Robinson, 25 serialized titles.
  14. Arthur Conan Doyle, 23 serialized titles.
  15. William Black, 22 serialized titles.

Most Prolific Periodicals

  1. Temple Bar, 102 serialized titles.
  2. All the Year Round, 97 serialized titles.
  3. The Cornhill Magazine, 82 serialized titles.
  4. The Cardiff Times, 81 serialized titles.
  5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 80 serialized titles.
  6. The Manchester Weekly Times, 79 serialized titles.
  7. Belgravia, 72 serialized titles.
  8. The Lancashire Evening Post, 72 serialized titles.
  9. Good Words, 69 serialized titles.
  10. The Daily Gazette for Middlesbrough, 68 serialized titles.
  11. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, 63 serialized titles.
  12. Part Issue, 62 serialized titles.
  13. The Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 56 serialized titles.
  14. The Graphic, 56 serialized titles.
  15. The Sunday Magazine for Family Reading, 55 serialized titles.