Genre Information At the Circulating Library

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