Year Information At the Circulating Library

Titles published in the year 1840:

  1. William Harrison Ainsworth.  The Tower of London: A Historical Romance.  1 vol.  London: Bentley.
  2. Anonymous.  Hawkwood: A Romance of Italy.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley.
  3. Anonymous.  Misrepresentation: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  4. Anonymous.  Scenes and Sketches of English Life: A Series of Narratives.  3 vol.  London: Reynolds and Son.
  5. Anonymous.  The Woodbury Papers: With Notes by the Editor.  3 vol.  London: A. and C. Black.
  6. Anonymous.  Timon, but not of Athens.  2 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley.
  7. Anonymous.  Diary of a Nun.  2 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  8. Anonymous.  Return to England: A Tale of the Fourth Year after the Battle of Waterloo.  2 vol.  London: Cadell.
  9. Anonymous.  The Maiden Monarch: or, Island Queen.  2 vol.  London: R. Hastings.
  10. Richard Harris Barham.  The Ingoldsby Legends: or, Mirth and Marvels.  1 vol.  London: Bentley.
  11. Margaret Baron-Wilson.  Chronicles of Life.  3 vol.  London: T. and W. Boone.
  12. Hon. Grantley F. Berkeley.  Sandron Hall: or, The Days of Queen Anne.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  13. John Richard Digby Beste.  The Pope: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley.
  14. Miss Blackwell.  Ernestine: or, The Child of Mystery.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  15. Lady Charlotte Bury.  The History of a Flirt, Related by Herself.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  16. Isaac Butt.  Irish Life: in the Castle, the Courts, and the Country.  3 vol.  London: Jeremiah How.
  17. Frederick Chamier.  The Spitfire: A Tale of the Sea.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  18. Lady Chatterton.  A Good Match, The Heiress of Drosberg, and The Cathedral Chorister.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  19. Henry Cockton.  The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox, the Ventriloquist.  1 vol.  London: Robert Tyas.
  20. James Fenimore Cooper.  Mercedes of Castile: A Romance of the Days of Columbus.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  21. James Fenimore Cooper.  The Pathfinder: or, The Inland Sea.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  22. William O'Neill Daunt.  Innisfoyle Abbey: A Tale of Modern Times.  3 vol.  London: Charles Dolman.
  23. Theodore Sedgwick Fay.  The Countess: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  24. C. D. Haynes Golland.  The Witch of Aysgarth: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: A. K. Newman.
  25. Catherine Gore.  Preferment: or, My Uncle the Earl.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  26. Catherine Gore.  The Dowager: or, The New School for Scandal.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  27. William Gresley.  Clement Walton: or, The English Citizen.  1 vol.  London: James Burns.
  28. William Gresley.  The Siege of Lichfield: A Tale Illustrative of the Great Rebellion.  1 vol.  London: James Burns.
  29. William Gresley.  Charles Lever: or, The Man of the Nineteenth Century.  1 vol.  London: James Burns.
  30. Catherine Maria Grey.  The Young Prima Donna: A Romance of the Opera.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  31. Thomas Gordon Hake.  Vates: or, The Philosophy of Madness.  1 vol.  London: J. W. Southgate.
  32. Anna Maria Hall.  Marian: or, A Young Maid's Fortunes.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  33. Mary Ann Hartley.  Indian Life: A Tale of the Carnatic.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley.
  34. Henry William Herbert.  Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  35. Charles Fenno Hoffman.  Greyslaer: A Romance of the Mohawk.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  36. Barbara Hofland.  Farewell Tales.  1 vol.  London: A. K. Newman.
  37. Theodore Edward Hook.  Precept and Practice.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  38. Edward Howard.  Jack Ashore.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  39. Mary Howitt.  Strive and Thrive: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Thomas Tegg.
  40. Mary Howitt.  Hope On! Hope Ever!: or, The Boyhood of Felix Law.  1 vol.  London: Thomas Tegg.
  41. Joseph Holt Ingraham.  The Quadroone: or, St. Michael's Day.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  42. G. P. R. James.  The Man at Arms: or, Henri de Cerons. A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  43. G. P. R. James.  The King's Highway.  3 vol.  London: Longman.
  44. Cecilia Gidoin Jenkins.  Miss Aylmer: or, The Maid's Husband.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  45. Sophia Kelly.  The Fortescue Family: A Tale for Young Persons.  1 vol.  London: Houlston and Co..
  46. Caroline Matilde Kirkland.  Montacute: or, A New Home.  2 vol.  London: Edward Churton.
  47. Martha Macdonald Lamont.  The Gladiator: A Tale of the Roman Empire.  1 vol.  London: Ball and Co..
  48. Amelia Lane.  The Fortress: An Historical Tale of the Fifteenth Century.  3 vol.  London: Edward Bull.
  49. Celia Moss Levetus.  The Romance of Jewish History.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley.
  50. Gorges Lowther.  Gerald: or, Tale of Conscience.  2 vol.  London: John W. Parker.
  51. Rosina Bulwer Lytton.  The Budget of the Bubble Family.  3 vol.  London: Edward Bull.
  52. E. R. M..  The Countess of Salisbury and the Maid of Cor: To which is added, The Maid of Corinth.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  53. Catherine Charlotte Maberly.  Emily: or, The Countess of Rosendale.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  54. Daniel MacCarthy.  The Siege of Florence: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  55. Frederick Marryat.  Olla Podrida.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  56. Frederick Marryat.  Poor Jack.  1 vol.  London: Longman.
  57. William Massie.  Fitzwiggins.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  58. Nicholas Michell.  The Fatalist: or, The Fortunes of Godolphin: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: William Edwards.
  59. Thomas Miller.  Lady Jane Grey: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  60. Henry Milton.  Rivalry.  3 vol.  London: John Ollivier.
  61. William Mudford.  Stephen Dugard: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  62. John Fisher Murray.  The Viceroy: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: John Murray.
  63. Charles Peake.  The Saucy Jack, and The Indiaman.  2 vol.  London: Bentley.
  64. Ellen Pickering.  The Quiet Husband.  3 vol.  London: T. and W. Boone.
  65. Ellen Pickering.  Who Shall Be the Heir?.  3 vol.  London: T. and W. Boone.
  66. Marian Pisani.  The Banker-Lord: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  67. Edward Quillinan.  The Conspirators: or, The Romance of Military Life.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  68. George William MacArth Reynolds.  Robert Macaire in England.  3 vol.  London: Thomas Tegg.
  69. Jane Roberts.  The Court Favourite: or, Facts and Fiction of the Nineteenth Century.  3 vol.  London: J. W. Southgate.
  70. Edward Smallwood.  The Czar: A Romance of History.  3 vol.  : [None].
  71. Harriet Maria Smythies.  Cousin Geoffrey: The Old Bachelor. A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  72. Capt. Edmund Spencer.  The Prophet of the Caucasus: An Historical Romance of Krim-Tatary.  3 vol.  London: Whittaker.
  73. George Stephens.  Pére la Chaise: or, The Confessor. A Tale of the Times.  3 vol.  London: Whittaker.
  74. Isabella Travers Steward.  The Interdict: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. and W. Boone.
  75. Philip Meadows Taylor.  Tippoo Sultaun: A Tale of the Mysore War.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  76. William Makepeace Thackeray.  The Paris Sketch Book.  2 vol.  London: Hugh Cunningham.
  77. Frances Milton Trollope.  Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong, the Factory Boy.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  78. Frances Milton Trollope.  One Fault: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  79. Frances Milton Trollope.  The Widow Married: A Sequel to The Widow Barnaby.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  80. Sir Francis Vincent.  Arundel: A Tale of the French Revolution.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley.
  81. Julia Rattray Waddington.  The Monk and the Married Man.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley.
  82. Ellen Wallace.  Clandestine Marriage, and the Sisters.  3 vol.  London: Bentley.
  83. Col. Charles White.  The Cashmere Shawl, an Eastern Fiction.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn.
  84. Nathaniel Parker Willis.  Loiterings of Travel.  3 vol.  London: Longman.