British Fiction, 1800–1829

ROSS, Mrs. Balance of Comfort, The (1817)

Contemporary Libraries

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Circulating Libraries:

Aberdeen Public Library, Broad Street, Aberdeen. (Catalogue: 1821)
  (au)
Barry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. (Catalogue: c.1824)
Bettison’s Library, High Street, Cheltenham. (Catalogue: 1817)
  (au)
J. Brown’s Circulating Library, Standishgate, Wigan. (Catalogue: 1821)
C. Fellows’s Circulating Library, Catherine Street, Salisbury. (Catalogue: 1817)
W. Fish’s Circulating Library, 38 London Lane, Norwich. (Catalogue: c.1817)
Godwin’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom Street, Bath. (Catalogue: 1819)
John Hodgson’s Circulating Library, Belfast. (Catalogue: 1838)
Horne’s Public Library, Queen Street, Cheapside, London. (Catalogue: 1824)
Robert Kinnear’s Circulating Library, 29 Frederick Street, Edinburgh. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1819)
  (au)
Mackenzie’s Circulating Library, 129 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (Catalogue: 1832)
  (au) [2x]
Gerrard Tyrrell Circulating Library, Lower Sackville Street, Dublin. (Catalogue: 1834)
  (au)

Subscription Libraries:

Liverpool Subscription Library at the Lyceum, Bold Street, Liverpool. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1820)
  (au) [2 copies]
Macclesfield Subscription Library, Macclesfield. (Catalogue: 1823)
  (au)
Manchester Subscription Library, Manchester. (Catalogue: 1818)
  (au)
Manchester Subscription Library, Manchester. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1831)
  (au)

Summary: 12 out of 15 possible Circulating Libraries; 3 out of 5 possible Subscription Libraries.
Overall: 15 out of 20 possible Libraries.

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