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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
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Hubin, A.J. Crime fiction, 1749-1980
19th Century Novels
by Ouida, 1839-1908
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3 v. 21 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 Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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2 v. : 22 cm
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 Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828
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19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928; Riviere & Son, binder. IU-R
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3 v. ; 20 cm
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Man-woman relationships, Children of the rich, Children of...
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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Topics: Social classes, Poor families, Rich people, Landlord and tenant, Chartism, Political fiction, Love...
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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2 v. : 22 cm
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 Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory), 1775-1818
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4 v. in 2 : 14 cm
19th Century Novels
by Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768; Saintsbury, George, 1845-1933
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3 v. ; 17 cm
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
19th Century Novels
by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Tytler, Sarah, 1827-1914
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3 v. ; 20 cm
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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 Burke, Ulick Ralph, 1845-1895
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
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 Thornton, Elizabeth
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19th Century Novels
by Kingsley, Henry, 1830-1876; Riviere & Son, binder. IU-R
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
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2 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Thomas, Annie, 1838-1918
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928; Riviere & Son, binder. IU-R
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3 v. ; 19 cm
Topics: Interpersonal relations, Adultery, Social classes, Astronomical observatories
19th Century Novels
by Reynolds, George W. M. (George William MacArthur), 1814-1879; Corbould, Edward Henry, 1815-1905, ill
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2 v. : 25 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 Stuart, Esmè, b. 1851
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2 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
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3 v. (vii, [1],298;vii, [1],320;vii, [1],323, [1] p.) ; cm. (8vo)
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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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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"Household edition."
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 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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Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 299
Topic: Sebastião, King of Portugal, 1554-1578
19th Century Novels
by Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882
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3 v. ; 21 cm
Topic: Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649
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 Gore, Mrs., 1799-1861
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v. 1. Fascination. First love.--v. 2. The modern scipio. The silver ring. Retribution. Lex talionis.--v. 3. The cossack's grave. Theresa
19th Century Novels
by Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876
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3 v. 20 cm
Topic: Toussaint Louverture, 1743?-1803
19th Century Novels
by O'Keeffe, Miss (Adelaide), 1776-1855?
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Printed by J. Dennett
Topic: Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
A reprint of the first edition by MacMillan, Cambridge, 1855. cf. Parrish, M.L. Charles Kingsley and Thomas Hughes, p. 26; Allibone I, 1034
Topic: Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction
19th Century Novels
by Russell, William Clark, 1844-1911
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
Topic: City and town life
19th Century Novels
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Banim, Michael, 1796-1874; Martin, Harriet Letitia, 1801-1891
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828
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Each vol. has added t.-p., engr
19th Century Novels
by Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1837-1915
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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3 v
Topic: Chand Bibi, sultana, d. 1600
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928; Riviere & Son, binder
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First edition
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Separation (Psychology), Elopement
19th Century Novels
by Warden, Florence, 1857-1929
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2 v. 19 cm
19th Century Novels
by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
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3 v. 20 cm
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 Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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3 v. 20 cm
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Forests and forestry, Arranged marriage, Social classes
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
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3 v. ; 19 cm
19th Century Novels
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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 Biggs, C. A. (Caroline Ashurst)
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3 v. ; 8vo
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill
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Illustrated by G. Cruikshank
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 Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
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Copy 2 uncut in original green boards with printed labels; in slipcase
Topic: Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587
19th Century Novels
by Norris, W. E. (William Edward), 1847-1925
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2 v
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19th Century Novels
by [Gore, Mrs. (Catherine Grace Frances)] 1799-1861
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3 v. 19 cm
19th Century Novels
by Sedley, Charles, Sir, 1639?-1701
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3 v
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 Porter, Anna Maria, 1780-1832
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Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 548
19th Century Novels
by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
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Vols. 3-5 have imprint dates of 1827
A fictionalized biography of Byron
Topic: Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
19th Century Novels
by Sherer, Moyle, 1789-1869
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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3 v. ; 19 cm
Topic: Great Britain -- History -- 1800-1837 -- Fiction
19th Century Novels
by Carleton, William, 1794-1869; Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860
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First edition
Topic: Peasantry
19th Century Novels
by MacDonald, George, 1824-1905
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Publisher's advertisement: 16 p. (at end of v. 3)
19th Century Novels
by Gore, Mrs. (Catherine Grace Frances), 1799-1861
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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First edition. Sadleir, 19th. cent. fiction, 598
Topics: Jewelry theft, Police, East Indians
19th Century Novels
by Fletcher, J. S. (Joseph Smith), 1863-1935
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3 v
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Topic: Great Britain -- History -- Charles I, 1625-1649 -- Fiction