British Fiction, 1800–1829

SCOTT, Sir Walter. Monastery, The (1820)

Contemporary Libraries

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

Circulating Libraries:

Aberdeen Public Library, Broad Street, Aberdeen. (Catalogue: 1821)
Barry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. (Catalogue: c.1824)
Bettison’s Library, High Street, Cheltenham. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1829)
J. Brown’s Circulating Library, Standishgate, Wigan. (Catalogue: 1821)
Godwin’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom Street, Bath. Additions 1. (Catalogue: c.1821)
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 3. (Catalogue: 1823)
Mackenzie’s Circulating Library, 129 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (Catalogue: 1832)
Showell’s Select Circulating Library, 46 New Street, Birmingham. (Catalogue: c.1835)
  (au) [2 vols]
Gerrard Tyrrell Circulating Library, Lower Sackville Street, Dublin. (Catalogue: 1834)

Subscription Libraries:

Edinburgh Subscription Library, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1833)
  [3x: one as vols 18 & 19 of 48]
Macclesfield Subscription Library, Macclesfield. (Catalogue: 1823)
Manchester Subscription Library, Manchester. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1831)
  (au) [2 copies]
Sheffield Subscription Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1821)
Sheffield Subscription Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1831)

Summary: 11 out of 12 possible Circulating Libraries; 4 out of 4 possible Subscription Libraries.
Overall: 15 out of 16 possible Libraries.

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