British Fiction, 1800–1829

CORP, Harriet. Cottage Sketches (1812)

Contemporary Libraries

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Circulating Libraries:

Barry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. (Catalogue: c.1824)
Bettison’s Library, High Street, Cheltenham. (Catalogue: 1817)
J. Brown’s Circulating Library, Standishgate, Wigan. (Catalogue: 1821)
Gilmour’s Circulating Library, Silver Street, Salisbury. (Catalogue: 1819)
Horne’s Public Library, Queen Street, Cheapside, London. (Catalogue: 1824)
Mackenzie’s Circulating Library, 129 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (Catalogue: 1832)
A. K. Newman and Co’s Circulating Library, Minerva Office, 32 & 33 Leadenhall Street, London. (Catalogue: 1814)

Subscription Libraries:

Liverpool Subscription Library at the Lyceum, Bold Street, Liverpool. (Catalogue: 1814)
Macclesfield Subscription Library, Macclesfield. (Catalogue: 1823)
Manchester Subscription Library, Manchester. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1831)
Sheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. (Catalogue: 1816)
Sheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1821)
Sheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1831)

Summary: 7 out of 17 possible Circulating Libraries; 4 out of 5 possible Subscription Libraries.
Overall: 11 out of 22 possible Libraries.

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