British Fiction, 1800–1829

DISRAELI, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield. Vivian Grey (1826)

Contemporary Libraries

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

Circulating Libraries:

Barry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1827)
Barry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1829)
  [vols 3,4,5]
Bettison’s Library, High Street, Cheltenham. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1829)
John Hodgson’s Circulating Library, Belfast. (Catalogue: 1838)
Horne’s Public Library, Queen Street, Cheapside, London. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1827)
Jones and Parry’s Circulating Library, High Street, Caernarvon. (Catalogue: 1837)
Mackenzie’s Circulating Library, 129 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (Catalogue: 1832)
  [2x]
Gerrard Tyrrell Circulating Library, Lower Sackville Street, Dublin. (Catalogue: 1834)

Subscription Libraries:

Edinburgh Subscription Library, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1833)
  (au) [as ‘Vivian Grey and Key’]
Manchester Subscription Library, Manchester. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1831)

Summary: 8 out of 9 possible Circulating Libraries; 2 out of 3 possible Subscription Libraries.
Overall: 10 out of 12 possible Libraries.

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