At the Circulating Library Genre Information: Arrowsmith's Bristol Library

Description: The following novels comprise Arrowsmith's Bristol Library of literature. Each title was offered in paper covers (price 1s.) or boards (price 1s. 6d.). The series began in 1883 and ended in 1901 after 90 titles but Arrowsmith re-started the series in 1905. Two entries in the series were reprints: Elliot's The Red Cardinal (number 5) and Middlemass's Patty's Partner (number 22). Fifteen entries in the series were nonfiction (e.g., travel, memoirs, or verse).

References: Chester W. Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849–1905, volume 8 (Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, 2005)

  1. May Crommelin.  Brown-Eyes.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1884.
  2. Frederick John Fargus.  Dark Days.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1884.
  3. Frederick John Fargus.  Called Back.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1884.
  4. Alfred J. Cohen.  Jonathan's Home.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1885.
  5. Sir Edward James Reed.  Fort Minster, M.P.: A Westminster Mystery.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1885.
  6. Frederick John Fargus.  Slings and Arrows.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1885.
  7. F. Anstey.  The Tinted Venus: A Farcical Romance.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1885.
  8. Robert Williams Buchanan.  That Winter Night: or, Love's Victory.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  9. John Coleman.  Gladys' Peril.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  10. Henrietta Eliza Vaughan Stannard.  Pluck.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  11. Frederick John Fargus.  Carriston's Gift.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  12. Alice Vansittart Carr.  Kate Percival.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  13. Wilkie Collins.  The Guilty River.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  14. William Gorman Wills.  Whose Hand?: or, The Mystery of No Man's Heath.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  15. Jane Ellen Panton.  Dear Life.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  16. Andrew Lang.  The Mark of Cain.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  17. Grant Allen.  Kalee's Shrine.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  18. Kate Marion Cordeux.  Out of the Mists.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1886.
  19. Walter Besant.  Katharine Regina.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1887.
  20. Edward Rose.  V. R.: or, The Adventures of Three Days in 1837.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1887.
  21. Rosa Lewis.  Fatal Shadows.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1887.
  22. Joseph Hatton.  The Park Lane Mystery: A Story of Love and Magic.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1887.
  23. Hon. Lewis Wingfield.  The Lovely Wang: A Bit of China.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1887.
  24. George H. Jessop.  Check and Counter-check.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1888.
  25. Gertrude Warden.  As a Bird to the Snare.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1888.
  26. Matthew Strong.  Jan Verclootz: A Story of Chance.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1888.
  27. Arthur William à'Beckett.  Tracked Out: A Secret of the Guillotine.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1888.
  28. Hamilton Aidé.  The Cliff Mystery.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1888.
  29. Frances L. Marshall.  Trollope's Dilemma: A Story of a Cambridge Quad.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1889.
  30. William George Waters.  A Vagabond Will.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1889.
  31. Walter Besant.  The Doubts of Dives.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1889.
  32. Edgar Lee.  Pharaoh's Daughter: A Story of the Ages.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1889.
  33. Walter Besant.  The Inner House.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1889.
  34. Mary Jemima Albert.  Behind the Kafes: A Story of Constantinople.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1890.
  35. Elizabeth Glaister.  Two and Two: A Tale of Four.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1890.
  36. James Greenwood.  Fair Phyllis of Lavender Wharf: A Realistic Romance. In Ten Thrills.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1890.
  37. Walter Besant.  The Demoniac.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1890.
  38. William Sime.  The Rajah and the Rosebud.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1890.
  39. Arthur William à'Beckett.  Hard Luck: or, A Murder at Monte Carlo.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1890.
  40. Mona Caird.  A Romance of the Moors.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1891.
  41. Benjamin Leopold Farjeon.  The Shield of Love.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1891.
  42. Edward Card Mitchell.  The Coroner's Understudy.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1891.
  43. Arthur Conan Doyle.  The Great Shadow.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1892.
  44. Jane Josephine Phillips.  A Spinster's Diary.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1892.
  45. Bennett Coll.  The Avenging of Hiram: A Comedy which might have been a tragedy.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1892.
  46. Sir Gilbert Parker.  The Trespasser.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1893.
  47. B. M. Vere.  A Gem of Cremona and A Chef d'Oeuvre.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1893.
  48. Rosa Caroline Praed.  December Roses.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1893.
  49. Annie Thomas.  Harry Forrester, late Blankth.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1893.
  50. Sybella Mary Crawley-Boevey.  Conscience Makes the Martyr.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1894.
  51. Arthur St. John Adcock.  An Unfinished Martyrdom and Other Stories.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1894.
  52. William Henry Stacpoole.  The Teleporon and Other Stories.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1894.
  53. Walter Raymond.  In the Smoke of War: A Story of Civil Strife.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1895.
  54. Anthony Hope.  The Indiscretion of the Duchess: Being a Story Concerning Two Ladies, a Nobleman, and a Necklace.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1895.
  55. Edwin Hughes.  An Apostle of Freedom: A Tale of the Anarchists.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1895.
  56. Mabel Quiller-Couch.  The Recovery of Jane Vercoe and Other Stories.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1896.
  57. Alfred John Henry Cochrane.  Told in the Pavilion: Stories of Cricket.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1896.
  58. H. Rider Haggard.  The Wizard.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1896.
  59. Fred Whishaw.  My Terrible Twin.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1896.
  60. Marshall G. Wood.  The Millionaire of Parkersville: A Californian Affair.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1897.
  61. William Tighe Hopkins.  Pepita of the Pagoda.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1897.
  62. Bernard Capes.  The Mysterious Singer.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1898.
  63. E. Phillips Oppenheim.  A Daughter of Astrea.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1898.
  64. E. V. Lucas.  The War of the Wenuses.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1898.
  65. Rosalie Neish.  The Brown Girls and Other Sketches.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1899.
  66. A. E. W. Mason.  The Watchers.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1899.
  67. Edward Frederic Benson.  The Money Market.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1899.
  68. Fox Russell.  From a Bachelor Uncle's Diary.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1900.
  69. Allen Upward.  The Wrongdoer.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1901.
  70. Fox Russell.  Sporting Sorrows.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1901.
  71. Jerome K. Jerome.  The Observations of Henry.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1901.
  72. Maurice H. Hervey.  Dr. Somerville's Crime.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1901.
  73. Agnes Dawson.  The Virgin and the Scales.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1901.