British Fiction, 18001829

LEE, Harriet. Canterbury Tales. Volume the Fourth (1801)

Contemporary Libraries

Please click here for a list of abbreviations used for the Contemporary Libraries pages.

Circulating Libraries:

Aberdeen Public Library, Broad Street, Aberdeen. (Catalogue: 1821)
  (au: ‘Miss Lee’) [5 vols: see also 1805: 49]
Aberdeen Public Library, Broad Street, Aberdeen. Additions 1. (Catalogue: c. 1838)
  (au: ‘Sophia Lee’) [2vols]
Barry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. (Catalogue: c.1824)
  (au)
Bettison’s Library, High Street, Cheltenham. (Catalogue: 1817)
  (au) [5 vols with date of publication given as 1797]
Robert Kinnear’s Circulating Library, 29 Frederick Street, Edinburgh. Additions 3. (Catalogue: 1823)
  (au) [only ‘Kruitzner, or the German’s Tale’]
Godwin’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom Street, Bath. (Catalogue: 1819)
  (au: ‘Misses Lee’) [5 vols]
Mackay’s Edinburgh Circulating Library, 154 High Street, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1810)
  (au)
Mackenzie’s Circulating Library, 129 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (Catalogue: 1832)
  (au)
Marshall’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom Street, Bath. (Catalogue: 1808)
  (au: ‘Miss Lee’) [5 vols]
A. K. Newman and Co’s Circulating Library, Minerva Office, 32 & 33 Leadenhall Street, London. (Catalogue: 1814)
  (au) [also as 5 vol. set attributed solely to Sophia Lee]
Richards’s Library, Queen Street, Cheapside, London. (Catalogue: 1807)
  (au)
Gerrard Tyrrell Circulating Library, 11 Lower Sackville Street, Dublin. (Catalogue: 1834)
  (au: Sophia Lee) [2 vols See EN2 1805: 49]

Subscription Libraries:

Edinburgh Subscription Library, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1833)
  (au) [2x: one as 4 vols, one as 2 vols]
Liverpool Subscription Library, at the Lyceum, Bold Street, Liverpool. (Catalogue: 1814)
  (au) [5 vols]
Macclesfield Subscription Library, Macclesfield. (Catalogue: 1823)
  (au) [4 vols]
Manchester Subscription Library, Manchester. (Catalogue: 1818)
  (au) [5 vols , with author(s) given as Sophia and Harriet Lee]
Manchester Subscription Library, Manchester. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1831)
  (au: ‘Miss Lee’) [5 vols]
Sheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. (Catalogue: 1816)
  (5 vols)
Sheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1821)
  (au) [5 vols]
Sheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1831)
  (au) [5 vols]

Summary: 11 out of 19 possible Circulating Libraries; 5 out of 5 possible Subscription Libraries.
Overall: 16 out of 24 possible Libraries.

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