Serialization-Year Information At the Circulating Library

Titles that began serialization in the year 1840:

  1. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Guy Fawkes: or, The Gunpowder Treason. An Historical Romance.  Bentley's Miscellany January 1840-November 1841 (monthly).
  2. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Jack Sheppard: A Romance.  Part Issue 15 parts, 1840 (weekly).
  3. William Harrison Ainsworth.  The Tower of London: A Historical Romance.  Part Issue 13 parts, January-December 1840 (monthly).
  4. Henry Cockton.  Stanley Thorn.  Bentley's Miscellany January 1840-February 1842 (monthly).
  5. Charles Dickens.  The Old Curiosity Shop: A Tale.  Master Humphrey's Clock 25 April 1840-6 February 1841 (weekly).
  6. Theodore Edward Hook.  Fathers and Sons.  New Monthly Magazine January 1840-August 1841 (monthly).
  7. Charles Lever.  Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon.  Part Issue 22 parts, March 1840-December 1841 (monthly).
  8. Charles Lever.  Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon.  The Dublin University Magazine March 1840-November 1841 (monthly).
  9. Frederick Marryat.  Joseph Rushbrook: or, The Poacher.  The Era 13 December 1840-23 May 1841 (weekly).
  10. Frederick Marryat.  Poor Jack.  Part Issue 12 parts, January-December 1840 (monthly).
  11. Paul Patterson.  The Playfair Papers: or, Brother Jonathan, "the smartest nation in all creation".  Part Issue 4 parts, May-August 1840 (monthly; unfinished).
  12. William Makepeace Thackeray.  A Shabby Genteel Story.  Fraser's Magazine June-October 1840 (monthly).
  13. Frances Milton Trollope.  Charles Chesterfield: or, The Adventures of a Youth of Genius.  New Monthly Magazine July 1840-November 1841 (monthly).