References and Abbreviations for At the Circulating Library


Abbreviation Source
Allibone Allibone, S. Austin. A Critical Dictionary of English Literature. 5 vols. Gale, 1965. (Reprint of nineteenth-century edition.)
ADB Australian Dictionary of Biography (online).
Benson Benson, Eugene, and William Toye. The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature. Oxford University Press, 2001.
Black Black, Helen C. Notable Women Authors of the Day. Glasgow: David Bryce and Son, 1893.
BL British Library Integrated Catalogue (online).
DCB The Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online).
DNB The Dictionary of National Biography. 2004.
DNCJ Brake, Laurel, and Marysa Demoor. Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism in Great Britain and Ireland. London: Academia Press and The British Library, 2009.
DNZB The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (online).
EC The English Catalogue of Books. Volumes 1-6. London: Sampson Low, 1864-1901.
Fisher Harris, Margaret. A Checklist of the "Three-Decker" Collection in the Fisher Library, University of Sydney. Syndey: University of Sydney, 1980.
France France, Peter, ed. The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Garland Garland, Henry and Mary Garland. The Oxford Companion to German Literature. Second Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Hart Hart, James D., ed. The Oxford Companion to American Literature. Rev. Phillip W. Leininger. Sixth Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Kemp Kemp, Sandra, Charlotte Mitchell, and David Trotter. Edwardian Fiction: An Oxford Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Law Law, Graham. Serializing Fiction in the Victorian Press. New York: Palgrave, 2000.
Loeber Loeber, Rolf and Magda Loeber. A Guide to Irish Fiction 1650–1900. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006.
——— A Guide to Irish Fiction, Digital Version (online).
NCBEL Shattock, Joanne, ed. The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. Volume 4, 1800–1900. Revised 3rd edition. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Orlando The Orlando Project (online).
PC The Publisher's Circular.
Reilly Reilly, Catherine W. Mid-Victorian Poetry, 1860–1879: An Annotated Biobibliography. New York: Mansell, 2000.
——— Late Victorian Poetry, 1880–1899: An Annotated Biobibliography. New York: Mansell, 1994.
RLF Cross, Nigel. The Royal Literary Fund, 1790–1918: An Introduction to the Fund's History and Archives with an Index of Applicants. World Microfilm Publications, 1974.
Sadleir Sadleir, Michael. XIX Century Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1951.
Sutherland Sutherland, John. The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989.
Times Times [London]
Vann Vann, J. Don. Victorian Novels in Serial. New York: MLA, 1985.
Welch Welch, Robert. The Oxford Companion to Irish Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Wolff Wolff, Robert Lee. Nineteenth-Century Fiction: A Bibliographical Catalogue Based on the Collection Formed by Robert Lee Wolff. New York: Garland, 1981-86.
Wellesley Houghton, Walter E., et al. The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900. 5 volumes. Toronto: University of Toronto, 1966-89.


Abbreviation Meaning
BTAO Stands for the phrase "By the author of."
cr. 8vo. Indicates paper size of crown octavo.
d. Pence, one twelfth of a shilling.
pers inf Personal information.
post 8vo. Indicates paper size of post octavo.
s. Shilling, one twentieth of a pound.