British Fiction, 18001829

BROWN, Charles Brockden. Ormond; or the Secret Witness (1800)

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)
  (au)
W. Fish’s Circulating Library, 38 London Lane, Norwich. (Catalogue: c. 1817)
Godwin’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom Street, Bath. (Catalogue: 1819)
  (au)
Robert Kinnear’s Circulating Library, 29 Frederick Street, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1808)
Mackay’s Edinburgh Circulating Library, 154 High Street, Edinburgh. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1816)
  (au)
Mackenzie’s Circulating Library, 129 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (Catalogue: 1832)
  (au) [2x]
A. K. Newman and Co’s Circulating Library, Minerva Office, 32 & 33 Leadenhall Street, London. (Catalogue: 1814)
  (au) [2x]
Richards’s Library, Queen Street, Cheapside, London. (Catalogue: 1807)
Gerrard Tyrrell Circulating Library, 11 Lower Sackville Street, Dublin. (Catalogue: 1834)
  (au)

Subscription Libraries:

Edinburgh Subscription Library, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1833)

Summary: 10 out of 19 possible Circulating Libraries; 1 out of 5 possible Subscription Libraries.
Overall: 11 out of 24 possible Libraries.

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