At the Circulating Library: References


ACVenn, John, and John Archibald Venn, eds. Alumni Cantabrigienses. 12 volumes. Cambridge University Press, 1922–1953.
ADBAustralian Dictionary of Biography (online).
AlliboneAllibone, Samuel Austin. A Critical Dictionary of English Literature: and British and American Authors, Living and Deceased: from the Earliest Accounts to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century. London: Trübner, 1859–1871. [And subsequent supplements.]
ANBAmerican National Biography (online).
AndersonAnderson, Patricia, and Jonathan Rose, eds. British Literary Publishing Houses, 1820–1880. Dictionary of Literary Biography vol. 106. Detroit: Gale, 1991.
AshleyAshley, Mike. The Age of Storytellers: British Popular Fiction Magazines 1880–1950. London: British Library, 2006.
BensonBenson, Eugene, and William Toye. The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature. Oxford University Press, 2001.
BentleyA List of the Principal Publications Issued from New Burlington Street. London: Bentley, 1893-1923.
BlackBlack, Helen C. Notable Women Authors of the Day. Glasgow: David Bryce and Son, 1893.
BlainBlain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.
BoaseBoase, Frederic. Modern English Biography. 6 volumes. London: Frank Cass, 1965.
British Newspaper ArchiveThe British Newspaper Archive (online).
BurkeSir Bernard Burke. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland. 9th Edition. London: Harrison and Sons, 1898. [And subsequent editions.]
CurranSimon, Gary, ed. The Curran Index (online).
DABDictionary of American Biography.
DCBThe Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online).
DNBOxford Dictionary of National Biography (online).
DNCJBrake, Laurel, and Marysa Demoor. Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism in Great Britain and Ireland. London: Academia Press and The British Library, 2009.
DNZBThe Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (online).
ECThe English Catalogue of Books. Volumes 1-6. London: Sampson Low, 1864-1901.
FisherHarris, Margaret. A Checklist of the "Three-Decker" Collection in the Fisher Library, University of Sydney. Syndey: University of Sydney, 1980.
FranceFrance, Peter, ed. The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
GarlandGarland, Henry and Mary Garland. The Oxford Companion to German Literature. Second Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.
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KempKemp, Sandra, Charlotte Mitchell, and David Trotter. Edwardian Fiction: An Oxford Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.
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LoeberLoeber, Rolf and Magda Loeber. A Guide to Irish Fiction 1650–1900. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006.
NCBELShattock, Joanne, ed. The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. Volume 4, 1800–1900. Revised 3rd edition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
OrlandoThe Orlando Project (online).
PCThe Publisher's Circular.
POPMarie Léger-St-Jean, Price One Penny: A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1869 (online).
ReillyReilly, Catherine W. Mid-Victorian Poetry, 1860–1879: An Annotated Biobibliography. New York: Mansell, 2000.
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RLFCross, Nigel. The Royal Literary Fund, 1790–1918: An Introduction to the Fund's History and Archives with an Index of Applicants. World Microfilm Publications, 1974.
Royal Literary Fund Index (online)
RobinsonRobinson, Roger, and Nelson Wattie. The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature. Oxford University Press, 1998.
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SadleirSadleir, Michael. XIX Century Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1951.
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WellesleyHoughton, Walter E., et al. The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900. 5 volumes. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1966-89.
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WWWho's Who. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1897–present.


AberdeenThe Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen, UK
AlbertaUniversity of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
BLBritish Library, London, UK
BodleianBodleian Library, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
BYUBrigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
CambridgeCambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK
ChicagoUniversity of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
ColumbiaColumbia University, New York, NY, USA
CornellCornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
DukeDuke University, Durham, NC, USA
EmoryEmory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
FloridaUniversity of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
FLPFree Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
HarvardHarvard University, Boston, MA, USA
HLHuntington Library, San Marino, CA, USA
IllinoisUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
IndianaIndiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
IowaUniversity of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
KansasUniversity of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
LCLibrary of Congress, Washington, DC, USA
LillyLilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
LiverpoolUniversity of Liverpool, Liverpool, U. K.
McGillMcGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
MichiganUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
MinnesotaUniversity of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, USA
MSUMichigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
NDUniversity of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, USA
NewberryNewberry Library, Chicago, IL, USA
NIUNorthern Illinois University Library, DeKalb, IL, USA
NLANational Library of Australia, Canberra, Australia
NLINational Library of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
NLSNational Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
NLWNational Library of Wales, Ceredigion, Wales, U. K.
NYPLNew York Public Library, New York, NY, USA
OSUOhio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
PrincetonPrinceton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
PSUPennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
RansomHarry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
RiceRice University, Houston, TX, USA
SenateSenate House Library, University of London, London, U. K.
StanfordStanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
TCDLibrary of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
TexasUniversity of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
TorontoThomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
UCBUniversity of California Berkeley, CA, USA
UCDUniversity of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
UCLAUniversity of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
UMUniversity of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
UNCUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
UQUniversity of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
VAVictoria and Albert Museum, London, U. K.
VirginiaUniversity of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
YaleYale University, New Haven, CT, USA


pers infPersonal information.
BTAOStands for the phrase "By the author of."
cr. 8vo.Indicates paper size of crown octavo.
d.Pence, one twelfth of a shilling.
Fl.Flourished or living.
post 8vo.Indicates paper size of post octavo.
s.Shilling, one twentieth of a pound.