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ABu

Aberdeen, University Library

ACLC

Thomas Constable, Archibald Constable and his Literary Correspondents, 3 vols (Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, 1873)

Aderman

Ralph M. Aderman, Herbert L. Kleinfield and Jennifer S. Banks (eds), Washington Irving: Letters, Volumes I (1802–1823) and II (1823–1838) (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1978/79)

adv.

advertisement/advertised

advs

advertisements

Allibone

S. Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and American Authors, 3 vols (London and Philadelphia, 1858–71)

App.

Appendix

   

BBTI

British Book Trade Index, The University of Birmingham: <http://www.bbti.bham.ac.uk/>

bds boards

Bent03

William Bent, The Modern Catalogue of Books [...] since the year 1792 (London: Bent, 1803)

Bent22

William Bent, London Catalogue of Books [...] since the year 1800 to October 1822 (London: Bent, 1822)

BL

British Library

Blakey

Dorothy Blakey, The Minerva Press 1790–1820 (London: The Bibliographical Society, 1939)

Blanck

Jacob Blanck, A Bibliography of American Literature, 9 vols (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1955–91)

BLC

British Library Catalogue

BLPC

British Library Public Catalogue: <http://catalogue.bl.uk/F/?func=file&file_name=login-bl-list>

Block

Andrew Block, The English Novel 1740–1850: A Catalogue including Prose Romances, Short Stories, and Translations of Foreign Fiction (1939; revised 1961; rpt. London: Dawsons, 1968)

BN

Catalogue of the Bibliothèque Nationale

BRu ENC

Bristol University Library, Early Novels Collection

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C

Cambridge University Library

c.

circa

CBEL3

Joanne Shattock (ed.), The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 3rd edn (Cambridge: CUP, 2000), vol. 4: 1800–1900

CCFR

Catalogue collectif de France: <http://www.ccfr.bnf.fr/>

CG

the card index of Chester Noyes Greenough, Houghton Library, Harvard

CLU-S/C

Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles

CME

Corvey Microfiche Edition

Corson

James C. Corson, Notes and Index to Sir Herbert Grierson’s Edition of the Letters of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979)

Corvey

Corvey, Fürstliche Bibliothek zu Corvey

CR

The Critical Review. 1st ser., 70 vols (London, 1756–90), 2nd ser., 39 vols (London, 1791–1803), 3rd ser., 24 vols (1804–11)

CtY

Sterling Library, Yale University

CtY-BR

Beinecke Library, Yale University

   

D

National Library of Ireland, Dublin

d.

died

DLC

Library of Congress, Washington DC

DNB

Dictionary of National Biography

Dt

Trinity College Library, Dublin

   

E

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

ECB

English Catalogue of Books 1801–1836, ed. Robert Alexander Peddie and Quintin Waddington (London, 1914; New York: Kraus Reprint, 1963)

ed.

edited

edn

edition

EEC

Edinburgh Evening Courant

EEWN

The Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels (Edinburgh University Press, 1995– ).
*Note: Entries will give specific EEWN volume numbers.

EM

Eighteenth-Century Microfilm Series, Research Publications International

EN1

Peter Garside, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling. The English Novel 1770–1829: A Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles, 2 vols (Oxford: OUP, 2000); vol. 1: 1770–1799. References to other novels use the identifying codes from this work

EN2

Peter Garside, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling. The English Novel 1770–1829: A Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles, 2 vols (Oxford: OUP, 2000); vol. 2: 1800–29. References to other novels use the identifying codes from this work

EN2 Update 1

Peter Garside et al., ‘The English Novel, 1800–29: Update 1 (Apr 2000–May 2001)’

EN2 Update 2

Peter Garside et al., ‘The English Novel, 1800–29: Update 2 (June 2001–May 2002)’

EN2 Update 3

Peter Garside et al., ‘The English Novel, 1800–29: Update 3 (June 2002–May 2003)’

EN2 Update 4

Peter Garside et al., ‘The English Novel, 1800–29: Update 4 (June 2003–August 2004)’

EN3

Peter Garside, Anthony Mandal, Verena Ebbes, Angela Koch, Rainer Schöwerling, The English Novel 1830–1836: A Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles: <http://www.cf.ac.uk/encap/corvey/1830s/>

ER

Edinburgh Review, 510 vols (1802–1929)

ESTC

English Short-Title Catalogue (formerly Eighteenth-Century Short-Title Catalogue) on-line via BLAISE and RLIN; CD-ROM 1992; CD-ROM 1997

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FC

Virginia Blain, Isobel Grundy and Patricia Clements (eds), The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (London: Batsford, 1990)

fol./fols folio/s

Frank

Frederick S. Frank, The First Gothics: A Critical Guide to the English Gothic Novel (New York and London: Garland, 1987)

   

Gecker

Sidney Gecker, English Fiction to 1820 in the University of Pennsylvania Library (Philadelphia: [University of Pennsylvania Press], 1954)

Gilson

David Gilson, A Bibliography of Jane Austen, new edn, (Winchester: St Paul’s Bibliographies, 1997)

Grierson

Grierson, Herbert, et al., The Letters of Sir Walter Scott, 12 vols (London: Constable & Co, 1932–37).
*Note: Where Grierson is given as the primary source, users are also directed to the full MS references in the Millgate Union Catalogue (see below).

   

H&L

Samuel Halkett and John Laing, Dictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature, new and enlarged edn, 7 vols (Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1926–34)

Hardy

J. C. Hardy, A Catalogue of English Prose Fiction Mainly of the Eighteenth Century from a Private Library (Frenich, Foss: K. D. Duval, 1982)

   

IinFI

Stephen J. Brown, Ireland in Fiction: A Guide to Irish Novels and Tales, Romances and Folklore (1919; rpt. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1969)

IinFII

Stephen J. Brown and Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction: A Guide to Irish Novels and Tales, Romances and Folklore, vol. 2 (Cork: Royal Carberry, 1985)

ill.

illustrated

illeg.

illegible

Irving

Pierre M. Irving (ed.), The Life and Letters of Washington Irving, 3 vols (London: Richard Bentley, 1862)

IU

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

   

Jackson

J.R. de J. Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women: A Bibliography, 1770–1835 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993)

Jarndyce

Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers, Catalogues of

jun.

Junior

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Le Faye

Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen’s Letters. New edition. (Oxford and New York: OUP, 1997)

Longman Archives

Archives of the House of Longman, Reading University Library. Also, partially held on microfilm (Cambridge: Chadwyck-Healey, and Teaneck, NJ: Somerset House, 1978)

   

Mayo

Robert D. Mayo, The English Novel in the Magazines 1740–1815 (Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1962)

McClary

Ben Harris McClary (ed.), Washington Irving and the House of Murray: Geoffrey Crayon Charms the British, 1817–1856 (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1969)

MGD

M. G. Devonshire, The English Novel in France 1830–1870 (London: University of London Press, 1929)

MH

Harvard University

MH-H

Houghton Library, Harvard University

Millgate

Millgate Union Catalogue of Walter Scott Correspondence: <http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/resources/scott/index.html>

MLC

Maurice Lévy, ‘English Gothic and the French Imagination: A Calendar of Translations 1767–1828’, in The Gothic Imagination: Essays in Dark Romanticism, ed. by G. R. Thompson (Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1974)

MR

The Monthly Review, 1st ser., 81 vols (London, 1749–89), 2nd ser., 108 vols (London, 1790–1825)

MRu

Manchester, John Rylands Library

MS

manuscript

Murray Archives

John Murray Archives, London

   

n.d.

no date

n.p.

no place of publication

n.s.

new series

Nangle

Benjamin Christie Nangle, The Monthly Review, second series, 1790–1815; Indexes of Contributors and Articles (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1955)

NCBEL

The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, ed. George Watson, vol. 3 (Cambridge: CUP, 1969)

NjP

Princeton University

NN

New York Public Library

no.

number

NSTC

Nineteenth-Century Short-Title Catalogue: Series I, 1801–1815, 6 vols (1984–86); Series II, 1816–1870, 56 vols (1986–95); CD-ROM (1996); Series III, 1871–1919 on CD-ROM (2002)

NUC

National Union Catalog

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O

Bodleian Library, Oxford

OCLC

OCLC FirstSearch Catalogue: <http://www.oclc.org/support/documentation/firstsearch/databases/dbdetails/details/WorldCat.htm>

OED

The Oxford English Dictionary: <http://dictionary.oed.com>

Oliphant

Margaret Oliphant, Annals of a Publishing House: William Blackwood and his Sons, 3 vols (Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1897–98)

opp.

opposite

   

p.

page

p.c.

private copy

Pigoreau

Alexandre Pigoreau, Petite Biographico-Romancière, ou Dictionnaire des Romanciers (1821; Slatkine Reprints, 1968)

pp.

pages

pseud.

pseudonym

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QR

Quarterly Review, 305 vols (1809–1962)

   

rev.

review

RLF

The Royal Literary Fund 1790–1918: Archives (London: World Microfilms, 1984). References are to reel and case file numbers

rpt.

reprinted

RS

Rainer Schöwerling and Verena Ebbes, Die Rezeption englischer Romane in Deutschland 1790–1834. Eine Bibliographie (Project at University of Paderborn, Germany)

   

s.l.

spine label

Sadleir

Michael Sadleir, XIX Century Fiction: A Bibliographical Record, 2 vols (London: Constable & Co, and Los Angeles: California University Press, 1951)

SBTI

Scottish Book Trade Index: <http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/resources/sbti/index.html>

ser.

series

Shine

Hill Shine and Helen Chadwick Shine, The Quarterly Review Under Gifford: identification of contributors 1809–1824 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1949)

Smiles

Samuel Smiles, A Publisher and his Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray, 2nd edn, 2 vols (London: John Murray, 1891)

Strout

Alan Strout, A Bibliography of Articles in Blackwood’s Magazine, Volumes I though XVIII, 1817–1825 (Lubbock: Library, Texas Technical College, 1959)

Strout, Letters

Alan Strout, The Life and Letters of James Hogg (Lubbock: Texas Tech Press, 1946)

Summers

Montague Summers, A Gothic Bibliography (London, [1940]; rpt. London: Fortune Press, 1969)

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t.p.

title-page

Todd & Bowden

William B. Todd and Ann Bowden, Sir Walter Scott: A Bibliographical History 1796–1832 (New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998)

trans.

translation

(trans.)

translator

ts

transcript

   

unn.

unnumbered

   

ViU

University of Virginia

vol.

volume

vols

volumes

 

Wellesley Index

The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals 1824–1900, 4 vols, ed. by Walter E. Houghton (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1966–87); vol. 5, Jean Harris Slingerland, ed. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press: 1989)

Wolff

Robert Lee Wolff, Nineteenth-Century Fiction: A Bibliographical Catalogue, 5 vols (New York: Garland, 1981–86)

WSW I

William S. Ward, Literary Reviews in British Periodicals 1798–1820, 2 vols (New York: Garland, 1972)

WSW II

William S. Ward, Literary Reviews in British Periodicals 1821–1826 (New York and London: Garland, 1977)

   
xEN2 not entered in The English Novel, 1800–1829

xESTC

not entered in the English Short-Title Catalogue (as at Oct 2003)

xNSTC not entered in the Nineteenth-Century Short-Title Catalogue

xOCLC

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