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19th Century Novels

The "triple-decker" novel was a standard form of publishing for British fiction from the early 1800s until the 1890s. The market for this form of fiction was closely tied to commercial "circulating libraries," such as Mudie's and W. H. Smith. Unlike free public libraries, these circulating libraries charged patrons to borrow books, much like video rental stores do today. Publishing longer works of fiction was quite expensive, and by releasing them in multiple parts publishers capt...



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19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
19th Century Novels
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4 v. in 2 ; 19 cm
19th Century Novels
by West, Mrs. (Jane), 1758-1852
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Summers, Gothic Bib.
19th Century Novels
by Phillips, Samuel, 1814-1854
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The copy described by Sadleir
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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"Household edition."
19th Century Novels
by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes May 1861 advertisements (32 p.) bound in at end of v. 3
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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2 v. : 22 cm
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
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2 v. (962 p.) : 19 cm
Topics: Boys, Orphans, Young men, Child labor
19th Century Novels
by Ryley, S. W. (Samuel William), 1759-1837
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Pub. in 3 series of 3 vols. each. v.1-3, 2d edition of 1st ser. v.7-9 [3d ser.] have title: The Itinerant, in Scotland
Topic: Actors
19th Century Novels
by Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824
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4 v. 18 x 11 cm
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Topic: Immortalism
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
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3 v. 18 cm
Topic: Scotland -- Social life and customs
19th Century Novels
by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
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Expanded from the version that had appeared in Household words
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Hubin, A.J. Crime fiction, 1749-1980
19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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3 v. ; 22 cm
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Topic: Thugs
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
by Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
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2 v.; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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2 v. : 22 cm
19th Century Novels
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817; Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848, former owner; Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Marie-Louise-Pauline, Fürstin von, 1782-1845, former owner
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Provenance of 2nd copy: from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. - Bookplate of Alexander Baring & stamp 'Melchet Court, Romsey', around A enclosed in a crown
19th Century Novels
by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
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Topics: Social classes, Poor families, Rich people, Landlord and tenant, Chartism, Political fiction, Love...
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Hubin, A.J. Crime fiction, 1749-1980
19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter Sir, 1771-1832
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3 v. ; 19 cm
Topic: Rob Roy, 1671-1734
19th Century Novels
by Thomas, Annie, 1838-1918
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
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v. 1. Lay of the last minstrel -- v. 2. Marimon -- v. 3. The lady of the lake -- v. 4. Rokeby -- v. 5. The lord of the isles -- v. 6. Imitations of the ancient ballads. Ballads, translated, or imitated, from the German. The Norman horseshoe -- v. 7. Miscellaneous poems. Poems printed in Lockhart's biography. Lyrical pieces, mottoes, from the Waverly novels -- v. 8. The bridal of Triermain. Harold the dauntless. The field of Waterloo -- v. 9. Halidon Hill. Mac Duff's Cross -- v. 10. The doom of...
19th Century Novels
by Rita
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"Charles Dickens and Evans, Crystal Palace Press."
19th Century Novels
by Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768; Saintsbury, George, 1845-1933
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3 v. ; 17 cm
19th Century Novels
by Maxwell, W. H. (William Hamilton), 1792-1850
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3 v. ; 19 cm
Topic: Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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2 v. 22 cm
19th Century Novels
by Paton, A. A. (Andrew Archibald), 1811-1874
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3 v. 21 cm
19th Century Novels
by Kennedy, Theo
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3 v. ; 21 cm
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Hubin, A.J. Crime fiction, 1749-1990
19th Century Novels
by Marsh-Caldwell, Anne, 1791-1874
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By Anne Marsh-Caldwell. Cf. DNB; Halkett & Laing
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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Michael Sadleir. XIX century fiction
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Illegitimate children, Women clergy, Infanticide, Carpenters
19th Century Novels
by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
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3 v. 19 cm
19th Century Novels
by Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828
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Each vol. has added t.-p., engr
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19th Century Novels
by Reynolds, George W. M. (George William MacArthur), 1814-1879
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Vols. 1-2, new edition
19th Century Novels
by Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
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2 v.: 20 cm
19th Century Novels
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3 v. ; 19 cm
Topic: Ireland -- History -- 1558-1603 -- Fiction
19th Century Novels
by Roche, Regina Maria, 1764?-1845
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Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 297; Blakey, Minerva Press, 1790-1820, p. 222
19th Century Novels
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First edition. Purdy, p. 6
19th Century Novels
by Oliphant (Margaret) Mrs, 1828-1897
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Oliphant (Margaret) Mrs, 1828-1897
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Manning, Anne, 1807-1879
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2 v. ; 19 cm
19th Century Novels
by Roche, Regina Maria, 1764?-1845
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Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 297; Blakey, Minerva Press, 1790-1820, p. 222
19th Century Novels
by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
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2 v. ; 20 cm
Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 438
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3 v. ; cm
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Des Essarts, Alfred Stanislas Langois, 1811-1893
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"Ce roman a été traduit en français par M. Alfred Des Essarts."
19th Century Novels
by Southey, Robert, 1774-1843; Warter, John Wood, 1806-1878
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Added t.-p., engraved, with vignette
19th Century Novels
by Roche, Regina Maria, 1764?-1845
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Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 297; Blakey, Minerva Press, 1790-1820, p. 222
19th Century Novels
by Brooks, Shirley, 1816-1874
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3 v. ; 21 cm
19th Century Novels
by Hunter, Mrs. (Rachel), 1754-1813
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Block, A. Engl. novel (2nd ed.)
19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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3 v
Topic: Chand Bibi, sultana, d. 1600
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855
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Smith, W.E. Bronte sisters
Topics: Textile industry, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, Women
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882; Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
Topic: Sheppard, Jack, 1702-1724
19th Century Novels
by Croker, B. M. (Bithia Mary), d. 1920
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Merriman, Henry Seton, 1862-1903
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Conway, Hugh, 1847-1885
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v. 1. The secret of the Stradivarius. Fleurette. A cabinet secret. The bandsman's story. The Blatchford bequest. My first client.--v. 2. Our last walk. Miss River's revenge. The daughter of the stars. In on short year. The truth of it. A speculative spirit
19th Century Novels
by Riddell, J. H., Mrs., 1832-1906
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731; Effen, Justus van, 1684-1735; Saint-Hyacinthe, Thémiseul de, 1684-1746
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Translation of parts 1 and 2 only
19th Century Novels
by Fitzgerald, Percy Hetherington, 1834-1925
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2 v. ; 19 cm
19th Century Novels
by Warburton, Eliot, 1810-1852
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3 v. ; 21 cm
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
19th Century Novels
by Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
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3 v. 18 cm
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"Griggs & Co., printers."--versos of title pages
Topic: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855
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Smith, W.E. Bronte sisters
Topics: Textile industry, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, Women
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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v. 1. The three strangers. The withered arm. Fellow-townsmen -- v. 2. Interlopers at the Knap. The distracted preacher
Topics: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Wessex (England) -- Fiction
19th Century Novels
by Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824
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Colophon of v. 1-2: "C. Stower, printer, Paternoster Row". Colophon of v. 3: "G. Woodfall, printer, Paternoster-Row"; the fifth leaf of each gathering is signed 3, as in B3, etc
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
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Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
19th Century Novels
by De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859; Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832; Alexis, Willibald, 1798-1871; Alexis, Willibald, 1798-1871. Walladmor
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The German original was ficticiously attributed to Sir Walter Scott, but actually written by G.W.H. Häring (under the pseud. of Willibald Alexis). It was freely adapted into English by Thomas De Quincey, according to Green and NCBEL cited below
Topic: Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
19th Century Novels
by Ouida, 1839-1908
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Page 236 of v.1 incorrectly numbered 36; p. 326 of v.3 incorrectly numbered 236