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The Victorian Collection features a wide assortment of British sociopolitical periodicals published from 1834 to 1900. This material covers such topics as religious revivals and Temperance movements, politics, agriculture, population studies, illustration, family values, and biography. These periodicals were produced and distributed to educate and persuade, so that, in the words of the editor for the Anti-Corn-Law Society, “the public mind may be kept in a state of information and vigilance” ab...



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First published under title Monita privata Societatis Jesu, Notobrigae, 1612 (i. e. Cracow, 1614) cf. Wetzer und Welte's Kirchenlexikon. 2 aufl. 1886-1901. v. 8, col. 1776
Topics: Jesuits, Monita secreta Societatis Jesu, Anti-Catholicism
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by Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930; Paget, Sidney, 1861-1908, ill. ill
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First one volume edition
Topics: Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character), Private investigators
xi, 9-383, [384], [8] p. : 19 cm
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Topics: Bazaars (Charities), Needlework
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by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
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Includes index
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The Victorian Collection
by Spurgeon, C. H. (Charles Haddon), 1834-1892
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"A record of combat with sin and of labour for the Lord."
Topic: Baptists
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by Malet, Lucas, 1852-1931
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Lucas Malet is the pseudonym of Mary St. Leger Kingsley Harrison
Topics: Women authors, English, Women novelists, English
Publication suspended July 1869-Jan. 1873
Topic: Women
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by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
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Added title-page, engraved
Topic: genealogy
The Victorian Collection
by North of England Temperance League
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Topic: Temperance
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Text printed in double columns
Topics: Thames Valley (England) -- Description and travel, Thames River (England)
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by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
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Reprinted from the Trans. Roy. Soc. of Literature, Vol. XII, Part 1, 1879
Topics: Phoenician language, Arabic philology, Arabic alphabet, Runes, Alphabet
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On verso of t.p.: Printed by E. and R. Clark, Edinburgh
Topic: Yorkshire (England) -- Guidebooks
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Map of London on [16] pages before the title page
Topic: London (England) -- Guidebooks
T.p. within single rule
Topics: Classical geography, Geography, Ancient
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Title from caption
Topics: Working class, Working class writings, English
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by Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915, ill; Jacomb Hood, G. P. (George Percy), 1857-1929, ill; Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, inscriber. UPB; Melvill, Harry, former owner. UPB
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"Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson and Co., London and Edinburgh"--Colophon
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by International Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of England and United Services; International Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of England
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"Official organ of the Grand Lodge of England."
Topic: Temperance
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Subtitle varies
Topics: English newspapers, English periodicals, Advertising
First edition published: London, C. Knight & Co., 1845
Topics: Historic buildings, Historic sites
The Victorian Collection
by Thornbury, Walter, 1828-1876; Walford, Edward, 1823-1897, ed. edt; Fairholt, F. W. (Frederick William), 1814-1866, ill. ill
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Listed as first edition
Topic: London (England) -- History
The Victorian Collection
by Scottish Cooperative Wholesale Society, Limited, Glasgow
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Description based on: 1896
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Topics: Cooperation, Cooperation
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by Furniss, John, 1809-1865
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Topic: Hell
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by Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849; Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856, ill; Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill; Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849. Life in London
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Title vignette
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Topics: London (England) -- Social life and customs, Great Britain -- Social life and customs
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by Bullock, Charles, 1829-1911, ed
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Editor: Charles Bullock
Topic: Church of England
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Most of the plates are hand colored
Topic: Fashion
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by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905, engraver. egr
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Title vignette
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by Wright, G. N. (George Newenham), 1790?-1877; Petrie, George, 1790-1866 ill
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Illustrations by George Petrie
Topic: Wicklow (Ireland : County) -- Guidebooks
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by International Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of England and United Services; International Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of England
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"Official organ of the Grand Lodge of England."
Topic: Temperance
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by Cantab; Bell and Daldy, publisher; Chiswick Press, printer; Whittingham & Wilkins printer
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Publisher's device printed on title page
Topics: Amusements, Indoor games, Tricks
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by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Seymour, Robert, 1798-1836, ill; Buss, Robert William, 1804-1875 ill; Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882, ill; Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, signer. UPB; Fletcher, Angus, former owner. UPB
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Originally published in 20 numbers, bound in 19 monthly parts, April 1836-November 1837, the last part forming a double number. It was published in book form on November 17, 1837. Illustrated by Richard Seymour (pts. 1-2); Robert W. Buss (pt. 3); Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), for the remainder parts
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by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890; Drake, Charles F. Tyrwhitt, 1846-1874
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Complete set of illustrations
Topic: Ethnology
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Most of the plates are hand colored
Topic: Fashion
Publisher's device on t.p
Topic: Africa, Central -- Description and travel
The Victorian Collection
by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
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Appendices: On sulphur in Iceland, by Henchel, G. S. Mackenzie, Consul Crowe, Captain Burton (Notes on Mr. Vincent's paper), and C. C. Blake. Leasing contract -- report of the althing. Sulphur in Sicily. Sulphur in Transylvania. Sulphur in Andaman Islands
Topic: Sulphur
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by Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901, author, illustrator; Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905, engraver, printer; George Routledge and Sons, publisher
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Date from Osborne Coll. and Spielmann, cited below
Topics: Games, Amusements
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by Scottish Cooperative Wholesale Society, Limited, Glasgow
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Description based on: 1896
Topic: Cooperation
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by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890
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Appendices: On sulphur in Iceland, by Henchel, G. S. Mackenzie, Consul Crowe, Captain Burton (Notes on Mr. Vincent's paper), and C. C. Blake. Leasing contract -- report of the althing. Sulphur in Sicily. Sulphur in Transylvania. Sulphur in Andaman Islands
Topic: Sulphur
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Title from caption
Topics: Working class, Working class writings, English
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by Bullock, Charles, 1829-1911, ed
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Editor: Charles Bullock
Topic: Church of England
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by Sleeman, W. H. (William Henry), Sir, 1788-1856; Westleys & Co., binder
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On verso of t.p.: London: printed by G.J. Palmer, Savoy Street, Strand
Topic: Sleeman, W. H. (William Henry), Sir, 1788-1856
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by Hawes, C. W. (Charles William)
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Title on cover: Hawes' hand book to temperance hotels
Topics: Temperance, Hotels
80 p. : 17 x 22 cm
Topics: Freemasons. Mother Kilwinning Lodge, No. 0, Bazaars (Charities)
The Victorian Collection
by Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876; Banks, William, ill. ill; Aspland, Theophil Lindsey, 1807-1890, ill. ill; Ruthven, John
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Preface dated: March 12, 1855
Topic: Natural history
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Listed as 1st edition
Topic: England -- Description and travel
The Victorian Collection
by Speke, John Hanning, 1827-1864
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Journal of adventures in Somaliland -- Journal of a cruise on the Tanganyika Lake
Topics: Somalia -- Description and travel, Tanzania -- Description and travel
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At head of Title: A companion book to "Guess Me."
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Topics: Magic tricks, Amusements, Indoor games, Card tricks, Fireworks
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Printed by J.E. Adlard, Printer, Bartholomew Close
Topic: Windsor Castle
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by International Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of England and United Services; International Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of England
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"Official organ of the Grand Lodge of England."
Topic: Temperance
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Listed as first edition
Topics: Clubs, Hotels, traverns, etc, Bars (Drinking establishments), Literary landmarks
The Victorian Collection
by Carne, John, 1789-1844; Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry), 1809-1854, ill; Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872, ill
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Added title-pages engraved
Topic: Middle East -- Description and travel
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Illustrated t.p
Topics: Working class, Temperance
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"A weekly record of social and industrial progress."
Topic: Working class
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by International Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of England and United Services; International Order of Good Templars. Grand Lodge of England
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"Official organ of the Grand Lodge of England."
Topic: Temperance
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by Foote, G. W. (George William), 1850-1915
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Topics: Free thought, Last words
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by Working Men's College (London, England); Maurice, Frederick Denison, 1805-1872
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Caption title
Topic: Working Men's College (London, England)
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by Buckley, Theodore Alois, 1825-1856; Leighton, John, 1822-1912, book designer
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Added t.p., engraved with vignette
Topic: Cities and towns, Medieval
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by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Cattermole, George, 1800-1868, ill; Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882, ill
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"This Tale is now reprinted...from the stereotype plates of 'Master Humphrey's clock' where it was occasionally interrupted by other matter, which is expunged from this Edition. It is presented here complete in one volume."
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by Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Manchester Unity Friendly Society
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Title varies: Ser. 2, v. 6 (1840-1841) The Odd fellows' magazine of the Manchester unity of the Independent order; Ser. 2, v. 7-9 (1842-1847): Odd fellows' quarterly magazine; Ser. 3, v. 1-6 (1858-1868): Quarterly magazine of the Independent order of odd fellows
Topic: Independent Order of Odd Fellows
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Title taken from inside front cover
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Topic: London (England) -- Pictorial works
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by Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870; Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887; Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880; Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874; Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917; Seaman, Owen
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Book review index
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by Whymper, Edward, 1840-1911; Edmonds & Remnants, binder
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Title vignette
Topic: Mountaineering
Subtitle varies: Vol. 1 no. 1-6, Memoirs and correspondence of an editor
Topic: Hull (England) -- Periodicals
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by Lead, Jane, 1623-1704
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"First published in London in the year 1700":t.-p
Topics: Mysticism, Private revelations, Prophecies
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by Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890; Peck, Frederick S., 1868-1947, former owner. UPB
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Topics: Sindh (Pakistan) -- Description and travel, India -- Defenses
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by Tristram, H. B. (Henry Baker), 1822-1906; Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain)
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"Published under the direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, Appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Topic: Middle East -- Description and travel
Added title page illustrated in red and black: Visit to the tea-districts of China and India
Topic: Tea
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Illustrated t.p
Topics: Working class, Temperance
Listed as first edition
Topic: Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904
Published serially in Longman's magazine, Jan.-Aug. 1887
Topic: Quatermain, Allan (Fictitious character)
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by Carus, Carl Gustav, 1789-1869; Davison, S. C
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Translation of: England und Schottland in Jahre 1844
Topic: Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, 1797-1854
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by Redding, Cyrus, 1785-1870
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Topic: Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and travel
Bound in original red cloth with design in blind tooling on upper and lower cover. Lettering in gilt on spine. Patterned endpapers with lists of books published by Bohn
Topic: Games
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Listed as first edition
Topics: England -- Description and travel, Scotland -- Description and travel
Cover title
Topic: Christian education
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by Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849; Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856, ill; Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, ill; Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849. Life in London; Leighton Son & Hodge, binder
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Title vignette
Topics: London (England) -- Social life and customs, Great Britain -- Social life and customs