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created 2019-03-11 by export of notes from homepage, then section 1 User:Pwendt#February 2019

[1] Atl Const 1887-06-26 p2 Subscriber's to John Payne's Arabian Nights ...


£ · • – —


[four-part heading] Contributions to Trade History. No. XXIII. Cassell & Company, Limited. (Continued from last number.)

[2] Am Bk 1886-02-15 p83-86? --one in a series on Cassell & Company

Cassell & Company publication series

Cassell's National Library
Cassell's Pocket Library
Cassell's Red Library
New Boys' Library

"Cassell's" magazines

Family Mag
Saturday Jour
Sunshine Series --1, 1892 (semi-monthly)

Cassell's Saturday Journal [3] --dnf HathiTrust

serial, The Man with a Shadow, begins 1887
Cassell's Sunshine Series --as magazine [4]

Am Bk "Additions" (far below) lists some numbers

1892-07- #122 --q
Cassell's Rainbow Series --as publ series

Am Bk "Additions" (far below) lists some numbers


The Frozen Pirate Fo[5] (87)

oSeaside Library #172 as 1886
o[6] Seaside Pocket #1044
o[7] Franklin Square #607, 56pp.
[1887?] o[8] New Columbus, 389pp
[1887] F. M. Lupton o[9], 389pp
#28-34 1887 Toronto: W. Bryce, 389pp --HDL microfiche ISBN 0665328141
1887 John W. Lovell Internet Archive Lovell's Library #1087 --with complete Catalogue by Author + Latest Issues /n6--/n19; narrative p[3]-250; p[252] "H. Rider Haggard's Novels" (no parodies) --advertisements [251-60] for books [252-57]
1888 Sampson Low, New and cheaper, illus. P Macnab o[10] viii, 389, plates

("frozen pirate") 1887 165 (from June)

  • June - many UK advertisements, 4 US notices of the work
  • serial from July 1887 p1-32, Belgravia (three annual volumes evidently); August p129-160 from ch VII; Oct p385-414 from ch XVI; Dec p129-162 from ch XXIV ; illus. F. Macnab ; Jan 292-323 from ch XXVIII THE END (last illus. p315) == 7 parts if no gaps
  • serial from 1887-07-17 DFP; -07-03 p4 "The Free Press have purchased the advance sheets for the first and exclusive publication in this country." fc weekly serial ; -07-24 from ch IV; -08-14 from ch VIII; -12-04 from ch XXV, to be continued (latest found 1887) ; illus. whom? ... 1888-01-15 p12 The End == 27 weeks if no gaps

UK -- Sampson Low, UK publisher of Harper's Magazine

Ath 3134 -11-19 p686 "Sampson Low, Marston & Co.'s New Books, Nearly Ready."; 2 vols crown 8vo. cloth, 12s. [In a day or two.
Ath 3135 -11-26 p722 "Now ready at all the Libraries."


US

(among others this weekend) The Independent 39:20 1887-11-10 p19 "Books of the Week"; Harper 11-1/4x8, pp. 56 $0.25
[11] N-Y Trib 1887-11-25 p6 review
Austin -11-29 p2 "illus. by process engraving from drawings by Macnab"

Am Bk 1887-12-01 p480 Additions [12]

  1. Lovell's Household #92 25c
  2. Lovell's #1087 20c
  3. Munro's #1044[!] 20c -- Munro's 25c Edition contains the Haggards
  4. Harper's FS #6507 25c

12-15 p498

  1. Munro's #803[!] 20c --#803 fits the 25c Edition

1888-01-02

  1. Lovell's Household #92 25c

Canada

Globe -11-11 p3 listed among "new books received at the public library"

The Critic 1887-11-19 p256 "Recent Fiction": "The Haggard rider of the sensational hobby-horse is now well-known to fame, and the many frank imitators of the great original are flooding the market with such tales as 'A Queer Race' by William Westall P1095967 and 'Dead Man's Rock' by Q, both issued in Cassell's Rainbow Series."
The Frozen Pirate, W. Clark Russell T1085435 (Franklin Square Library)--nidb "discovered after a frozen sleep of fifty years, from which he is thawed out, with more or less entertainment to the reader."
AmBk 1887-10-15 p243 'Dead Man's Rock' by Q; Rainbow, 12o, pp. 364, pap., 25 cents

WorldCat se:"cassell's rainbow" (30)

1886=3 5 18 2 1 0 1=1892(#110!)
[(c)]1888 - 19 No. XIII; 18 The Phantom City 1888-05-15 o[711434987]
1890 - King Solomon's o[223205397]
A Queer Race, "Yellowback novel" 2nd, 1888 o[57401173] ; 3rd 1889 o[55856305]
A Queer Race, LOC, p[321-24] US back pages ; LC 10-2811 per Open Library
--contrast reported 16 back pages in some WorldCat records also viii+303


F. M. Lupton Co.

Publishers

F. M. Lupton (Publishing Company) (6)
Federal Book Company (2)

Lupton, F. M. (Frank M.), 1854-1910 https://lccn.loc.gov/n2008055373 (137)

Elite Series --two indb-- WorldCat (lupton; se:"elite series") Fo[13](52)

no. 98 (1893-08-19) Florence Warden, Scheherazade o[988918563] 348p --HDL
no. 399 (1900-10-31) R.L.S., The Merry Men o[52316134]
no. 403 (1900-11-23) R.L.S., New Arabian Nights o[52305768]

Arm Chair Library 1893--? Fo[14](139) ;

no. 74 o[15] Fleming, Riverdale Hall
no. 16 (1893-04-22) A Study in Scarlet o[44096125] 61p! --contains Fleming's "Hinton Hall"

mainly non-genre

no. 1 1893 The Scarlet Letter o[9160458] 64p double-column
no. 4 1893 King Solomon's Mines o[1057070250] 61p
no. 57 1894 Allan's Wife o[56096424] 62p
no. 55 King Arthur, Miss Mulock o[51986822]
no. 72 The Gold Bug and Other Tales o[173692253] 56p! --contains 4 by "Edgar Allen Poe" + Countess Clarice by M. T. Caldor


Leisure Hour Library 1882(?)--? Fo[16](321)

v1 n45 (1882-07-05) Dickens, The Cricket on the Hearth o[54248452] 16pp 29cm! three columns
no. 387 c1876 Fleming, The Midnight Queen o[17] 110p

mainly non-genre, inclg poetry and non-fiction; WorldCat reports many dates; #31-60 all 1884

v1 139 (1887-05-21 Jekyll o[54633163] 16p 29cm three columns
v2 164 (1887-11-12 Dickens, Christmas Stories o[933002086] (5 stories?)
no. 225 (1889-01-12 AQ, Maiwa's Revenge o[858804546]
no. 82 1896 AQ, A Tale of Three Lions o[785823445] 16p --"Novel ends on page 7."
no. 265 (1900-01-13 Gulliver's ... Lilliputians and Giants o[881553689]
no. 46 Lupton c1904 Jane G. Austin, The twelve great diamonds o[43389005] --32p 23cm
no. 58 Lupton c1904 Jane G. Austin, The wreck of the Kraken o[43389006]


"The People's Handbook Series" Fo[18](28) ; se:"People's hand book series" Fo[19](61)

includes Johannsen Collection 12/15/20 complete novelettes Seventy-five complete stories etc (even 32 complete novels! o[31090575], 360 complete o[31090515]) --otherwise non-genre, much nonfiction

07-10386 The People's Handbook Series (10c; semi-monthly, 2.40/yr, 1893-05-01) The Family Doctor Book (cover) "Containing plain and simple directions ... that will usually effect a cure without the necessity of employing a physician. To which is appended "Advice to Mothers" by Effie W. Merriman."

Chicago retailer dept store A. M. Rothschild & Co., State and Van Buren-Sts., advertises Lupton books April 1898 1898-04-03 p (Easter sale) -04-10 and -04-17 p40 Books & stationery Handy edition classics--bound & stamped in silver or gold (15,000 closed out from the publishers) over 100 titles by standard authors--Monday-- 9c Avon edition of popular novels (40,000 closed out from the F. M. Lupton Co.)--bound in cloth--full gilt backs--about 300 titles by favorite authors--tomorrow-- 121/2c

1898-04-10 p52 "On Monday we offer $30,000 worth of bona fide cash purchases from the receivers of the American Publishers' Corporation, The F. M. Lupton Co., A. L. Burt & others ..." https://search-proquest-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/docview/172857399/251665ECD4634745PQ/43?accountid=11311 (So much is identical, but the following list of deals is expanded, from one week earlier -04-03 p34 "Easter Sale".)

-02-13 p31 https://search-proquest-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/docview/172782046/251665ECD4634745PQ/41?accountid=11311 "40,000 F. M. Lupton Co.'s (Walker-st., N. Y. City.) Books."

1900 to 1909 (96 hits, as publisher 95?)

"f. m. lupton" boutelle (0 hits) "f. m. lupton" "poe's tales" (0) "f. m. lupton" poe (8)

Southern Cultivator 1895-12 p632, The Gold Bug and Other Tales 10c ; 106-108 Reade Street

o[20] Arm Chair Library #72, 56p

LCCat search (137)

1917 c1912
1904 (3)
1900 to 1883 (>100), many "The F.M. Lupton publishing company"

Nos. 72-76 Walker Street (undated 1897 t.p.)

[1892] Louise de La Vallière; or, The love of Bragellone [21]-HDL
189- Don Juan [22]-LOC
189- Tom Brown [23] 43-40129

t.p. no address

[189-?] In Freedom's Cause, Henty\Browne 41-27438
By Pike and Dyke, Henty\Browne 39-17479 -HDL [24]
[=< 1903] With Clive in India, Henty\Browne 2011-675835


  • 27 Park Place (Sat Eve Post 61.35 (1882-03-18; AND Ohio Farmer 61.9 (1882-03-04) p153) p15 "Books! 2-1/2 Cts. Each. Books!"
10 books for 25 cents in postage stamps; 5 sets for $1.00 ; this is at least the second set of 10 books for 25 cents, and is "nearly double the size" (and weight?)
  • No. 5 Park Place (LHJ 1887-06 p14 advert footer) "Books for Ladies, 3 Cents Each!" "published in neat pamphlet form, nearly all of them handsomely illustrated" --instructional for the homemaker
  • No. 63 Murray Street (1888 t.p. -HDL) 04-30878
  • 106 and 108 Reade St. (1893 cover, effective t.p. -LOC)
  • 52-58 Duane Street (1901 advertisement footer)

1901-12-05 p12 petition to rename Federal Book Company https://search-proquest-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/docview/96137478/7AE2E31FF2BE4887PQ/7?accountid=11311

  • 23-27 City Hall Place (LHJ 1904 p46 advertisement footer) "Book Bargains" many listed as c## 7c, a## 4c "special introductory prices" good before 1904-10-01


Munro's Library

User talk:Rtrace#Munro's Library (and digest book format)

Munro's Library v50 n738 1887-05-31; Allan Quatermain P274876

pirate published in May 1887, or June, seems unlikely if Longman's Jan--Aug is the only serial, and UK only --check newspapers
now booked as a NOVEL (not magazine) and also Catalog ID, not Publ series; yet digest not tp/pb

Advanced Publication Search

Selection Criteria (joined using AND):
Publication Type is not exactly MAGAZINE
Publisher is exactly Norman L. Munro 

(3 hits, where we have more than 200 magazine issues as from this publisher)

WorldCat: Haggard "Norman L. Munro" (8)

Eric Brighteyes o[25] 20cm George Munro's Sons 1891-11-05 ; Seaside Library, 1849
He : a companion to She o[26] 18cm, o[27] 20cm, o[28] 20cm ; Munro's library, v. 50, no. 721 P412225 --NEED price, date
"It" o[29] 20cm ; Munro's library, vol. 50, no. 726 P295704 --NEED price, date
o[30] 254 ill 19cm ; Munro's twenty-five cent edition, v. 50, no. 726 --by the author of "He")
"Pa" : a history of comical adventures o[31] 19cm ; Munro's library, v. 50, no. 733
"Ma" : a companion to "Pa" o[32] 19cm ; Munro's library, v. 50, no. 734
o[33] [unill?] 19cm ; Munro's twenty-five cent editions, v50 n734
King Solomon's treasures o[34] 20cm ; Munro's library, v. 50, no. 737 P295704 --NEED price, date, 'tp'
Allan Quatermain o[35] 8o, o[36] 8o ; Munro's Library. vol. 50. no. 738 P274876
o[37] 19cm ; Munro's library, no. 738 --1887-05-31 preceding the authorized ed.

Quatermain long title

o[38]
notes "Head of t.p. dated May 31, 1887, evidently preceding the authorized Harper's issue of July 1, 1887."
Allan Quatermain : being an account
Longman's Magazine 1887-01 to 1887-08
Norman L. Munro 1887-05-31 --one WorldCat uses the long title correctly spelled

As "Quartermain: Being and Account"

Harper 1887 --from Google Books scan (unlinked) by Rtrace probably
Longmans 1887 --by Rtrace from secondary sources ; cover image spells AQ correctly
Longmans 1904 --by Rtrace from Tuck alone probably
Lupton 0000 --PV MLB 2016 ; cover images shows AQ mis-spelled (noted) --~1890s newspapers
Burt 0000 --PV Holmesd 2018 ; cover image spells AQ correctly ; text [3]-226, [95]-147

Allan Q and the Lost City of Gold

o[39] Gateway Movie Classics 0895263270
o[40] " "
o[41] " "
no other publisher found at WorldCat
Fo[42](20) from 1987 video
Hyder Ragged 6882 (9) = (Sir Henry) Chartres Biron
 lws  John De Morgan 6879 (8)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Lake,_Staten_Island https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plumstead_Common
VIAF= NLA=000035819762 LCCN=n50040409 https://lccn.loc.gov/n50040409 https://www.worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n50-040409
He https://lccn.loc.gov/07025990 v50 n721 "another parody with the same title was written by A. Lang and W. H. Pollock."
It https://lccn.loc.gov/07025989 v50 n726
King Solomon's https://lccn.loc.gov/44015521 v50 n737
Bess https://lccn.loc.gov/44015490 n739
as subtitle: By the author of "King Solomon's wives," "King Solomon's treasures," "He," "It," etc., etc. --WHICH HINTS at source of SFE3 attribution "four Haggard novels"
In Unknown Worlds [1927?] o[43] Street & Smith, Round the world library, no. 77.


WorldCat: se:"Munro's library" (367) --earliest reliable year 1883 (1881 includes R. Worthington, Munro's library of popular novels)

"Bess" o[44] 19cm ; Munro's library, no. 739 --publisher John W. Lovell & Co., 1887
Disraeli\ Miriam Alroy o[45] 18cm ; Munro's library (no year, no number)
Vernon Lee\ Phantom Lover [1 of 3] o[46] 18cm ; Munro's library, v. 1, no. 656
Witch's head o[47] 18cm ; Munro's library, 699

Munro's Library [of] Popular novels --or popular authors?

Norman L. Munro ?

Wagner, I o[48] 18cm Norman L. 1885 ; Munro's library. Popular novels, v. 1, no. 291-292
Wagner, II o[49] 28cm N. L. 1885 ; Munro's library, v. 1, no. 292 --28 cm
She o[50] N. L. Munro 1887 ; Munro's library of popular novels, no. 700 !

George Munro's Sons ?

Water-babies o[51] 19cm G. Munro 1896 c1894 ; Munro's library of popular novels, no. 127
Suicide club o[52] 19cm GMS [1896] ; Munro's library of popular authors, 138
Merry Men o[53] 19cm GMS 1895-01-30 c1894 ; Munro's library of popular novel, no. 139
Ballantrae o[54] 19cm GMS [1896] ; Munro's library of popular novels, no. 144
Jekyll o[55] 19cm GMS 1896-04-10 c1895 ; Munro's library of popular novels, no. 162
Dorian Gray o[56] 19cm GMS 1896-04-17 ; Munro's library of popular novels, no. 168
King Solomon o[57] 19cm GMS [1899?] ; Munro's library of popular novels, no. 178 --Random House c1957 !

Munro's in AmBk 1877-0701p4 #733-34 36-39 [6 Haggard and Haggard parody] 41 54-57 (all 20c)

Munro's in AmBk 1887-1201p480 (irregular sequence)

Munro's Library #1028 33-34 38-44 48-49 56 (1040, two parts)
Munro's 25c Ed #699-700 16 21 24 26 33-34 39 [7 Haggard and Haggard parody] 766 806


summer 2019 work

Other dedicated webpages under User:Pwendt/Publishers

  • Harper, Harper Trophy (ISFDB publishers)
  • Looking Glass Library *" ")
  • Lovell (" ") --several libraries, 4 indb 2019-08-20
  • Modern Library (ISFDB publisher, multiple ML series)
  • Oxford (publisher) The World's Classics, Oxford Children's Library


Norman L. Munro: Munro's Library (4 Haggard and parodies)

among 721-738

George Routledge & Sons: Morley's Universal Library HDL #1-63

12 Demonology
23 Ideal Commonwealths
56 Traditional Tales
  1. 5 is Gargantua + Pantagruel ; #19 is Candide + Rasselas ; (also Homer, Dante, Faust)

Cassell & Company: Cassell's National Library (4)

10 walpole
71 lucian
96 beckford
15^ poe (^ new series)

One new series inaugurated 1903


Cassell's Red Library (1)

22 poe

Cassell's Pocket Library (1)

-- blackwood


Cassell's National Library

CASSELL'S NATIONAL LIBRARY

UK and US series

first 52 issues (ostensibly 1886)

2 6* 4 5 7* 3* 8 9 10 11 = off by one except *
12^ 26* 27* 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 = major variant listing; @not on UK list
20 21 22 23 24 25 : 28 29 30 31
32 35* 33* 34* 36 37 38 39 40 43*
42* 41* 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51^ 52 53

Thus 28 of the first 52 US issues match the UK issues #2-53 (with some title variants maybe), simply 1 number in advance (US2=UK1) UK 2 4-5 8-12 [#13-25 vice versa] 28-32 36-40 44-53

issues 54-82 UK (ostensibly half of 1887)

(1886) 54 to 68, as US 53 to 67 ; 57^ Plutarch selection is uncertain identity
us68: 70* @ 69*
71* to 82*, matching sequence, achieved by insertion at US#69
(The primary list of UK issues #82...1 ends here.)

Thus simply 1 number in advance, also UK 54-68; or 43 of the first 67 US issues

"Annual" lists of the previous year's US issues (linked below amid detail report from American Bookseller)

  1. #1-52 (52) --February 1887, as list of the first year's issues
  2. #53-104 (52)
  3. #150-158 (59)
  4. #154-208 (57 listings including two 'a' and 'b')


numbers of ProQuest hits ("Cassell's National Library") --eg 33 hits, January to March 1887

  • 1885, 5 hits all year, one September and four late)
  • 1886, Jan--Mar 52; Apr--Jun 54; Jul--Sep 39; Oct--Dec 34
  • 1887, Jan--Mar 33; Apr--Jun 34; Jul--Sep 23; Oct--Dec 25
  • 1888, Jan--Mar 19; Apr--Jun 26; Jul--Sep 17; Oct--Dec 24
  • 1889, Jan--Mar 17; Apr--Jun 8; Jul--Sep 8; Oct--Dec ??
  • 1890

India

1886-05-10 #1-13 "sewed, each annas 4"
1887-06-09 #70,71 "6 ans and 0 4"
-07-14 (part missing) Pepys 1664-65 "0-6 and 0-4"
-07-15 Cassell's Library (about 40 listed) "Each As. 2-6"
1888- (two) Pepys 1667-68; J. Jewel, Apology of the Church of England; Fox, History of James II "Ans. 4 and 0 6"
#10 The Castle of Otranto, 191 pp + 16-page promotion at Archive.org

Otranto Cassell's 1886 o[58], 191pp 15cm Otranto Cassell's 1901 o[59] o[60]-hdl --again 191pp, 15cm

#11 Maundeville, Voyages and Travels
#48 Undine and The Two Captains
#52 A Christmas Carol and The Chimes --(US #51) #52 and last under 1886 subscription, perhaps publ before Xmas, altho the series started behind schedule
#71 Trips to the Moon [early May 1887, probably]

Shakespeare (ISFDB titles only): #22 Hamlet, #40 Macbeth, #62 The Tempest, #79 A Midsummer ; The Winter's Tale [Florizel and Perdita]

n.s. 15, Poe, 1904


1887

UK [61] The Athenaeum 1887-07-09 p63, list #80 to #1 (genre excluding Shakespeare, probably 71, 11, 10)
3d. and 6d. ; US $0.10 (dime novel, but not limited to fiction much less novels)
US Trips to the Moon listed -06-09 in "Books of the Week" The Independent #71,69; -06-15 in "Additions to the Libraries" American Bookseller #71,72 $0.10

Bold text

1887-07-09 parenthetical due dates #80 1887-07-18, #79 1887-07-11 (Mondays)
weekly implies #1 second week of January 1886
weekly implies July 4=#78; 27 20 13 6, May 30, 23, [16=#71, 9, 2 =#69; April 25, 18, 11, 4, March 28 21 14 7=#61; Feb 28 21 14 7, Jan 31 24 17 10 3; Dec 27=#51 20 13 6, Nov 29 22 15 8 1=#43; Oct 25 18 11=#40 4, Sep 27 20 13 6; Aug 30 23 16 9 2=#30, Jul 26 19 12 5, Jun 28 21 14 7, May 31 24=#20 17 10 3, Apr 26 19 12 5, Mar 29 22 15=#10 8 1, Feb 22 15 8 1, Jan 25 18 11 4=#0

1885 (5 hits)

The Academy, Notes and News 1885-09-12 #697 "arranged to publish immediately" "They will contain 192 pages, small octavo, in coloured wrapper, and will be issued weekly at threepence each."
same -12-05 #709 p75 "On December 21 will be published the first ..."
same -12-12 #711 p.ix, advertises the first weekly volume, ready Dec 21
2019-03-09, pursue all publications in The Athenaeum, some others (UK); American Bookseller, N-Y Trib, The Sun

1886

  • 1886-01-02, The Athenaeum, Our Library Table --#1 in hand
  • 01-23 The Spectator [62] "now publishing, in weekly volumes, price 3d each."; "also published in cloth, 6d each."
no dates, "First list of volumes now publishing" (8 later known as #1-8)
  • -01-30 The Spectator p162 #8 named
  • -02-20 The Spectator p272 lists #8--1 and ready Feb 24th #9, Mar 3rd #10 [63] (8th and 9th Wednesdays of the year)
  • -03-06 The Athenaeum p344 lists #10--1 (10th Saturday)
  • -03-20 The Spectator p404 lists #12--1
  • -04-10 The Athenaeum p499 lists #16--1 (15th Saturday)
King Solomon's Mines 16th thousand, 5/- ; 1887-07-09 48th thousand, 5-/
  • -05-08 The Athenaeum p632 lists #20--1 (on 19th Saturday)
  • -06-05 The Athenaeum p764 lists #24--1

NO LISTING YET NUMBERS the volumes --AND adverts in The Athenaeum now cease?

  • -12-25 The Athenaeum p861 recent editions include #46 47 49 51 (unnumbered)
note #52 A Christmas Carol; #53 The Christian Year, John Keble

1887 NOW NUMBERED

  • -01-08 [64] The Athenaeum p80 "Now Ready, The First Year's Issue of Cassell's National Library." --list #1 to #52; 31/6 for the set, cloth, "in a handsome Oak Bookcase" ; "Vols of the Second Year's Issue now ready" #53-55
  • -03-05 The Athenaeum p336 Cassell's Announcements include "Recent Volumes": #63--53
King Solomon's 40th thousand
  • -03-19 The Athenaeum p385 Literary Gossip: #71 due -04-25, the first two books of Angel in the House "the first work of a living author"
  • -03-26 The Academy p219 #70 due Apr 25th, Patmore by permission of the author ... the first work by a living author that has appeared in the "National Library."
  • -04-09 The Athenaeum p" " "Vol. 70 ... (ready April 25 ..." "recently appeared" #68/69--59
  • -05-07 The Athenaeum p624 Cassell's Announcements "Vol. 70 ... (now ready,
King Solomon's 43rd thousand
  • -06-18 The Athenaeum p801 Literary Gossip. "Another copyright work" to appear: poem My Beautiful Lady, to be revised, as #82 due -07-18
Anstey contributes to The Graphic, Christmas number
  • -07-09 #82--1
  • -08-06 The Athenaeum p196 "List of Recent Volumes" #79--85, the last "[Ready August 8."
  • -09-03 The Athenaeum p312 The Coming Publishing Season: Cassell's National Library: Plutarch, Keats, Lobo, and 'Sintram and His Cmopanions, and Aslauga's Knight' by De la Motte Fouque'
AmBk notes the same four in English Announcements -10-15 p259

1888

  • -04-14 The Athenaeum p479 Announcements --same as the next, but subtle
  • -04-28 The Athenaeum p549, Notice: #122 The Victories of Love, part 2 of The Angel in the House (#70, quickly 4 large editions) ... 122 volumes now ready
same in The Spectator -04-21 p556
  • -07-14 The Athenaeum p75 Announcements lists Cassell's Red Library monthly #1--44; National Library weekly #105-34 (30) [65]
King Solomon's, with full-page by Walter Paget, 63rd thousand
  • -12-17 Manchester Guardian, now another Plutarch and Shakespeare's Cymbeline

1889

  • -01-19 The Spectator p104, Recent Volumes #157-161 "N.B. Volumes 1 to 156 of [CNL] form the first Three Years' Issues."
  • -02-09 The Athenaeum p191, List of the Fourth Year's Volumes already published: #157-64 (8)
  • -03-09 The Athenaeum p328, #162-68
  • -03-16 The Spectator p384, #162-69
  • -04-13 The Athenaeum p483 #174--159; due April 29, copyright work #175 Aubrey de Vere The Legends of St. Patrick
  • -05-11 The Athenaeum p616 Announcements
King Solomon's 63rd thousand
  • -08-31 The Academy p134, another copyright work due as #193 Monday next, F. T. Palgrave's Visions of England
  • -12-01 p8 -The Observer 200 volumes now ready


US

  • -03-27 N-Y Trib $0.10, cloth $0.25; new volumes #8 Plutarch's, #9 Otranto (differs from the later British numbering)
those two in New Novels, The Sun -04-06 p1
  • -05-15 N-Y Trib new vols unnumbered (later #12--16)
  • -11-05 The Sun, now Macbeth and Australian Travels
  • -11-18 The Sun, #41 Pope early poems
  • -11-20 The Sun, #42 Samuel Pepys
  • -11-30 The Sun, now Bravo of Venice

1887

  • -03-11 The Sun, #55 by James Sheridan Knowles
  • -03-30 The Sun, now Macaulay's Lays and Sermons
  • -04-19 The Sun, now Rosalind and Isaac Becherstaf
-04-21 Advance (Chicago), five of the latest, uk#59, 61-64
  • -04-28 The Sun, #64 Gebir and Count Julian
  • -05-11 The Sun, #60 Samuel Pepys, part 2
  • -05-19 The Sun, now Discovery of Guiana by Raleigh (fatal to him)
same is "the latest" per Advance, same day
  • -06-01 The Sun, now The Angel in the House, revised; and De Quincey's essays "Murder as One of the Fine Arts" and "The English Mail Coach"
-06-09 Advance, Books Received: Paper Covers (5), inclg Crotchet Castle by Peacock, Murder by De Quincey --both US only?
  • -07-30 The Sun, now Pope and Young (#75-76)
-09-08 Advance (five, inclg #78-79 81-82)
-09-22 Advance (two)
-10-06 Advance (one) received King Henry VIII
  • -10-18 The Sun, now King Henry VIII
  • -10-28 The Sun, now MacAulay's "Warren Hastings" =uk #1
  • -11-18 The Sun, now Human Nature by Bishop Butler
-11-24 Advance (one) received Sintram

1888

-04-05 Advance (two) received Fox and another Pepys
-04-26 Advance (one) received Much Ado
  • -05-26 The Sun, now Jewell [#115] and J.F.C. Hecker, The Black Death


AmBk (American Bookseller)

Literary Notes -01-15 "[CC] are about to bring out in this country the series of reprints ... ... everything, indeed, that is especially worth preservation--and is not now copyrighted." subscription $5.00
[66] American Bookseller 1886-02-01 --now ready #2, in press #3-7, "other volumes in preparation"; annual 52 @ $5.00
-03-15 p138

US series numbers

0401p149 advert #8-10 =uk 9-11 ; 10c and 25c
0415p212 Letter from Henry Morley on Cassell's / Routledge conflict, as he edits one series for each (Routledge's Universal); alludes to two Cassell's delayed for conflict [67]
p206 news item on same [68]
0501p225 advert numbers #1 to #15 =uk 2 6 4 5 7 3 8 9 10 11 11=12 [12-13 Trenck I-II =uk 26-27] 14=13 15=14 (King Solomon's Mines is 1 of 4 new in the Rainbow Series (large, illuminated paper covers, 25c)


American Bookseller

see also Publisher:John W. Lovell, bottom of page

newspapers 1904--1907 (Pope Jacynth) (18 hits)

see also User:Pwendt/Publishers/Lovell#American Bookseller at HathiTrust

The American Bookseller (AmBk) at HDL catalog

Year, Volumes -- NOTE some HathiTrust volumes are incomplete, or lack the index
1876, vols 1-2
1877, v 3-4
1878, v 5-6 -- v5 missing at HathiTrust
(earliest hit for "Additions to the Libraries" at ProQuest: v5 n10 p414, 1878-05-15)
1879, v 7-8 -- v8 missing at HathiTrust
1880, v 9-10
1881, v 11-12
1882, v 13
1883, v 14
1884, v 15-16
1885, v 17-18
1886, v 19-20
1887, v 21-22
1888, v 23-24
1889, v 25-26
1890, v 27-28
1891, v 29(fortnightly) --v29 missing at HathiTrust, v30 reported

(See #Vol XXX.

Summary, HathiTrust holdings (per catalog)

entirely missing (3+): 5, 8, 29 --and vols 31-?? if any
only 2nd of two (5): 12, 16, 20, 24, 28
multiple copies (8): 9-11, 15, 22-23, 25-26 [one Index/Contents is linked here if available]
one copy alone or 1st of two (14): about half of all holdings

That is, complete for 1880s (v9-28); NO INDEX v12 and v24


2013-03-11 the table now extends beyond the timespan of Cassell's National Library (earliest 1886-04-01 as simply "National Library")


numbers of "Additions to the Libraries" found by one or two searches at Proquest (about 40% of all hits for that title; many others are Contents or Index entries)

  • 1886, 22 --not Jul 15, Nov 15
  • 1887, 21 --not Jul 15, Nov 1, Nov 15
  • 1888, 21 --not Feb 1, Jul 15, Nov 15
  • 1889,
  • 1890,
  • 1891,
later 1891, evidently missing at ProQuest, see HathiTrust data below #Vol XXX


The American Booksellers Guide (earliest 1875 hits for "American Bookseller", 5) including:

  • that title, Aug 1
  • that title, Dec 1 p456 "PROSPECTUS FOR 1876. // The present number closes the Seventh Volume of The American Booksellers' Guide. With the beginning of the new year it will be issued semi-monthly as The American Bookseller. ..." [69]

1876-01-01, Vol. 1, Iss. 1 (cover) [70] "within which is incorporated The American Booksellers' Guide." $1/yr



systematic search for Index/Contents at bound volumes at HathiTrust (2019-03-29)

1876/1877 -- Volumes 1 to 4 (prior to the feature "Additions to the Libraries")

Contents, I, Contents, II, Contents, III, Contents, IV

1878 -- Volume 5 missing at HathiTrust

"Additions to the Libraries" begins Issue 10 (from ProQuest search?)
0515 p414 inclg simply Dime Library #36-39, Half-Dime Library #40-42, Seaside Library #319-55
0601 p474
0615 p512

1878 -- Volume 6

Contents, VI (2019-03-29, 9 listings)

1879 -- Volume 7

Contents, VII (2019-03-29, 9 listings)
DNF year 1878 compilations.

1879 -- Volume 8 missing at HathiTrust

1880 -- Volume 9 (no view 2019-03-11)

Contents, IX shows these 11 listings (.) 2019-03-29
DNF year 1879 compilations.
--p421 The New Firm of Jas. R. Osgood & Co. p. 421 (see Boston correspondence)
0101 p38.
0115 p69.
0201 p124.
0215 ?
0301 p219.
0315 p249.
0401 p298.
0415 p345.
0501 p400.
0515 p432.
0601 p483.
0615 p514.

1880 -- Volume 10

Contents, X (2019-03-29, 8 listings) pp. 19 68 136 186 267 310 352 550

1881 -- Volume 11

Contents, XI (2019-03-29, 12 listings) Columbia U copy, one of 2
DNF year 1880 compilations.

1881 -- Volume 12 [only as v11-12]

page 1 of 416 (2019-03-29, volume Contents not found)

1882 -- Volume 13 numbers 1-24

Index, XIII (2019-03-29, 20 listings)
DNF year 1881 compilations.

1883 -- Volume 14 numbers 1-24

Index, XIV (2019-03-29, 20 listings)
DNF year 1882 compilations.

1884 -- Volume 15 (Cornell U copy, one of 2)

Index, XV (2019-03-29, 11 listings) pp. 22 54 [none 02-01] 200 254 301 354 415 461 499 542 582
DNF year 1883 compilations.
0215 p200 = (two others) Franklin #355-62; Lovell's #336-46; Munro's (Twelvemo edition.) #11-23 (George Eliot's Works); Seaside #1785-98; Seaside (Pocket edition.) #185 ... 193

1884 -- Volume 16 [only as v15-16]

Index, XVI (2019-03-29, 11 listings) pp. 6 38 120 153 184 230 336 380 429 [none 11-15] 669 710

1885

0101 p6 #483 (The Child Hunters 15c
0115 p29 #484-99 (488 The Water Witch 20c
0201 p54 #500-01 03 05-08
0215 p96 #509-22 ; (Munro's #291-92, Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf)
0301 p121 #523-35
0315 p157 #536-45
0401 p181 #546-59
0415 p205 #560-75
0501 p248 #576-91
0515 p272 --
0601 p296 #592-607
0615 p320 #608-615

Lowell's Library gaps 502 504 only among #483-679

1885 -- Volume 17

Index, XVII (2019-03-29, 12 listings) pp. 6 29 54 96 121 157 181 205 248 272 296 320
(early ProQuest search showed no hits before -08-15)
Few year 1884 compilations (Literature, Necrology).
--James R. Osgood & Co.'s suspension 1885-05-19 p. 300 (transfer of assets to Ticknor)

1885 -- Volume 18 (no view 2019-03-11)

Index, XVIII shows these 11 listings 2019-03-29
(early ProQuest search showed no hits before -08-15)
0701 p5 #616-17 ; Munro's 351-53 ; Seaside Pocket 484-85
0715 p27 -- ; Munro's 354-57 ; Seaside Pocket 486-505
Seaside Pocket #2025-28 incl 2028 Tinted Venus, Anstey, 10c
0801 p69 -- ; Munro's 358, 70-74, 400-06 ; Seaside Pocket 506-14

Here resume the hits via early ProQuest search (pq = examined via ProQuest search, perhaps for "Lovell's Library")

0815 p89 pq #618-34 (all non-genre) ; Munro's 407-08 10
0901 p106 -- ; Munro's 413
0915 p131 -- ; Munro's 375-77 79 91-98
1001 p198 pq #635-53 (all non-genre) ; Munro's 380-87, 99-412
1015 p224 pq #654-64 (HDL MISSING PAGES 218-35)
1101 p251 (screen 341) Munro's 434-38 47-49
1115
1201 p483 pq #665-69 (screen 578) ; Munro's 453-61
1215 p503 pq #670-79 (screen 597) ; Munro's 470-84

Munro's Library listings span 351 to 484 (134 numbers)

missing 59-69 78 88-90 414-33 39-46 50-52 62-69 (54 missing)

1886 -- Volume 19

Index, XIX (2019-03-29, 12 listings) pp. as below from ProQuest, except 1 as noted
No such compilation as Additions to the Libraries During 1885 and few other year 1885.


2019-03-09/11 systematic research via ProQuest
double-indentation identifies notes from content other than "Additions"

1886 v 19-20

  • 1886 semi-monthly lists include Lovell's Library #700-27, 33-92, 823-37 (93\44missing of 137 numbers)
0101p4 -- ; LL--
0115p21 -- ; LL--
0201p43 -- ; LL--
0215p80 -- ; LL--
0301p101 -- ; Lovell's 711-17
0315p136 -- ; Lovell's 700-710 (Seaside--Pocket is nine from #723-40; Wide Awake is #712)
0401[p268]p157 "National" #1-9 =uk 2-10 as 2 6* 4 5 7* 3* 8 9 10; LL-- ; Munro's 530-31
(v19 Index lists p157 correctly.)
0415p204 "National" #10-11 =uk 11-12 ; Lovell's 718-27
0501p228 "National" #12-13 (Trenck, Bacon[revised]) ; LL--
0515p252 "National" #13-16 (Trenck II, Scott, Luther, Bacon) =uk (nil) 13-15 ; Lovell's 733-42
0601p278 "National" #17 =uk 16 ; LL--
0615p301 -- ; Lovell's 743-51

HEREAFTER the "Additions" are listed as to "Cassell's National Library" (not simply "National Library".

0701p4 #18-23 =uk 17-22 ; LL--
0715--- "Additions" not found at PROQUEST
0801p94 #24-27 ; LL--
0815p112 #28-29 =uk 29-30 ; Lovell's 752-62
0901p127 #30-31 =uk 31-32 ; Lovell's 763-83
0915p157 #32-33 =uk 33 [34] 35 ; Lovell's 784-92
1001p228 #34-35 =uk 34 36 ; LL--
1015p256 #36-37 =uk 37 38 ; LL-- [Harper's Handy Series #96-97, 97 The Phantom City]
p268 London Correspondence dated 1886-10-01 notes Cassell "announcements" uk #37-40 unnumbered
1101p314 #38-41 =uk 39 40 [41] 43 42 ; LL-- ; Munro's 644-48 63-67 (price illegible)
1115--- "Additions" not found at PROQUEST
1201p531 #42-44 =uk 41 44 45 ; LL--
1215p558 #45-46 =uk 46 47 ; Lovell's 823-37 ==GAP missing Lovell's #793-822 (30)== ;hdl Munro's 678-82

1886 -- Volume 20

Index, XX (2019-03-29, 10 listings as above from ProQuest)

1887 -- Volume 21

Index, XXI (2019-03-29, 12 listings as below from ProQuest)
p88 "Libraries in 1886, Additions Made to the" pp. 88-95 Additions to the Libraries During 1886
Cassell's #1-51 (US); Lovell's #696-850; Munro's #488-707; Seaside Pocket #636-911; Seaside Quarto #2049-81

1887 v 21-22

  • 1887 semi-monthly lists include Lovell's Library #838-962 972-94 1000-72 77-93 [plus 1100] (238\18missing of 256 numbers)
0101p5 #47-49 =uk 48-50 ; Lovell's 838-50
0115p28 #50-51 =uk 51-52 ; LL--
0201p52 #52 =uk 53 ; Lovell's 851-76
p46 "New Publications, 1886" lists Cassell's "Rainbow" Series of new and original novels (13 inclg 6th, King Solomon's Mines) = possibly Jan86 to Jan87?
p47 Advertisement lists #1-52 --concludes with UK #52-53
0215p124 #53-55 =uk 54-56 ; Lovell's 877-95
0301p148 #56-57 =uk 57-58 ; LL--
0315p184 #58-59 =uk 59-60 ; Lovell's 896-917
0401p208 #60-61 =uk 61-62 ; Lovell's 918-33
0415p254 #62-63 =uk 63-64* ; Lovell's 934-41 (#941, Dawn by H. Rider Haggard, also as Seaside-Pocket #959; Munro's Library #726 "It."--The Most Popular Book of the Age)
0502p270 #64-65 =uk 65-66 ; Lovell's 942-62
0516p288 #66-68 =uk 67 68 [69] 70 ; LL--
p292 London correspondence dated 1887-04-30 notes Patmore "is in its third edition", "the first being taken before publication, the second sold immediately
0601p310 #69-70 =uk * 69 (* De Quincey, Murder as a Fine Art --in Lucian's place?); LL--
0615p326 #71-72 =uk 71-72 ; Lovell's 971-94 (here-listed 71 Trips to the Moon)
0701p4 #73-74 =uk same ; Lovell's 1000-20 (Allan Quatermain #1020) ;h Munro's 733-34 36-39 41 54-57 (all 20c)
0715--- "Additions" not found at PROQUEST
0801p87 #75-78 =uk same ; Lovell's 1000-33 (Allan Quatermain #1020)
0815p101 #79-80 =uk same ; Lovell's 1034-40
0901p118 #81-83 =uk 81-82 and unknown ; 1046-65 (corrupt; evidently pieced together)
0915p143 #84-86 ; Lovell's 1066-72
1001p218 #87-88 ; LL--
87 Shakespeare, King Henry VIII; 88 Burke, Essay on the Sublime and the Beautiful
1015p246 #89-91 ; LL--
1101--- "Additions" not found at PROQUEST
1115--- "Additions" not found at PROQUEST
1201p480 #92-98 ; Lovell's 1077-93 and 1100 A Tale of Three Lions, Haggard (also as Munro's #1049) ; Munro's, several 1028-56 ; Munro's 25c, several 699-806
[71] (#94 Sintram, #97 Vathek) ; Munro's 25c is full of Haggard and Haggard parody
1215p498 -- ; LL--

1887 -- Volume 22

Index, XXII (2019-03-29, 9 listings as above from ProQuest)

1888 -- Volume 23

Index, XXIII (2019-03-29, 11 listings as below from ProQuest)
much Editorial content on copyright
p74 "Libraries in 1887, Additions Made to the" pp. 74-82 Additions to the Libraries During 1887
Cassell's National #53-104; Lovell's #851-1105; Munro's #708-822; Seaside #951-1056; Seaside Pocket #910-950; Seaside Quarto #2049-81

1888 v 23-24

  • 1888 semi-monthly lists include Lovell's Library #1093-1117 29-51 1153--1309 (205\12missing of 217 numbers)
0102p3 #99-101 ; Lovell's 1093-1105 (Three Lions now #94 in Lovell's Household Library)
99 Southey, Colloquies; 100 Plutarch Agesilaus, etc; 101 Shakespeare, A Winter's Tale
0115p20 #102-03 ;
102 The Table Talk of John Lelden; 103 Pepys June-Oct 1667
0201
--from the Index, p74 "Libraries in 1887, Additions Made to the"
0201p35 Advertisement lists #53 to #104 --*#83-104 on-genre except Sintram and Vathek
0215p112 #104-08 ; Lovell's 1102-17
104 Defoe; 105 Dickens; 106 Piozzi Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.; 107 Plutarch Solon, etc; 108 Shelley Prometheus, etc
0301p134 #109-10 ; LL-- (GAP) (maybe CORRUPT)
109 Dodd, The Republic; 110 Shakespeare, King Lear
0315p163 #111-12 ; Lovell's 1129-43
111 Reynolds, Seven Discourse; 112 Fox, James the Second
0401p178 #113-15 ; LL--
113 Pepys 1667-68; 114 London in 1731; 115 Jewell Apology
0415p199 #116-19 ; Lovell's 1144-51 (Munro's 824 A Queer Race)
0501p230 -- ; Lovell's 1153-74
0515p246 #120-123 {GAP 4) ; LL--
120 Persia II; 121 Pepys 1668; 122 Coriolanus; 123 Milton, Areopagitica
0601p264 -- (Cassell's Sunshine Series #1-4) ; Lovell's 1175-80 (Munro's published by John W. Lovell Company)
0615p286 #124-26 ; LL--
124 Carlyle, Essays on Goethe; 125 King Richard II; 126 Plato's Crito and Phaedo
0701p4 -- (Rainbow 25, Sunshine 7) ; Lovell's 1181-88 ; Munro's 837-42
0715--- "Additions" not found at PROQUEST
0801p84 #127-131 (Rainbow 26, Sunshine 9-13) ; LL-- [72]
0815p108 #132-34 (Addison, Johnson, Shakespeare) ; LL--
0901p124 #135 ; Lovell's 1189-1208
0915p158 #136 Marmion, Sir Walter Scott =uk 134 (Rainbow 27, Sunshine 15)
1001p236 -- (Sunshine 16) ; Lovell's 1208-44
1015p260 #137-43 [73] ; LL-- ; Munro--
1101p293 #144-46 (Southey, Petty, Shakespeare) (Rainbow 29, Sunshine 16) ; Lovell's 1245-75
1115--- "Additions" not found at PROQUEST
1201p449 #147-49 (Carlyle, Plutarch, Defoe) ; Lovell's 1276-1309 (Verne's Moon, #1294, 1300)
1215p468 #150-52 (Shakespeare, Dryden, Plutarch) ; LL--

1888 -- Volume 24 [only as v23-24]

(2019-03-29, volume Index not found)
but ProQuest search looks complete for American Bookseller
23.12 p284 "We shall issue on July 15th the Annual Educational Number of THE AMERICAN BOOKSELLER, comprising ... The Educational Number is a regular annual feature ..." ... N. R. Monachesi, Publisher

1889 -- Volume 25

Index, XXV (2019-03-29, 8 listings as below, plus one as noted)
The second number is styled "Vol. XXV, Nos. 2-4." Thus some regular features skip two numbers.
p26-28 "Index to Abbreviations of the Names of Publishers and Firms represented in the Annual Catalogue of the American Bookseller, for 1888."
p28 LIBRARY NUMBER. "The number of the AMERICAN BOOKSELLER for March 15th will be our LIBRARY NUMBER. ... The number will contain the usual ..."
p29-52 "Catalogue of Books Published (1888) in the United States in 1888. Including Imported Editions and Reprints. Compiled from the Semi-Monthly Lists of the AMERICAN BOOKSELLER." (All Binding in Cloth unless otherwise specified.)
p53-57 Additions to the Libraries During 1888 pp. 53-57
Lovell's Library #1110-1309; Seaside Pocket #1057-1156 [the whole evidently not complete]

1889 v 25-26

  • 1889 semi-monthly lists include Lovell's #1310-33 35-36 48-1450 ... 57 (129\12missing of 141 numbers to 1450)
0101p5 #153 (The Amber Witch) ; Lovell's 1310-33, 35-36
0115 CONTENTS listing: "Additions to the Libraries, 1888 ... [p]53"
(v25 Index, "Libraries in 1888, Additions to the" p53)
0201 ? no hit, neven Contents
0215 ? no hit, neven Contents
0301p99 #150-58 [74] ; Lovell's 1348-61 ; Munro--
0315 ? no hit, neven Contents
0401p125 belated #102--153 (Rainbow 26-29; Sunshine 20-21) ; Lovell's 1348-69 ; Munro--
p133 Books and Bookmakers, "Owing to a blunder on the part of the printer, the additions to Cassell's National Library were omitted from the annual list of the Bookseller. They will be found in the present issue." (same for two other libraries)
0415p144 -- (Rainbow 30, Sunshine 23) ; Lovell's 1370-76
0501p173 -- (Sunshine 24-26) ; Lovell's 1377-86
0515p193 -- ; --
0601p208 (Sunshine 27-29) ; Lovell's 1387-1403
0615p230 -- ; --
0701p250 (Sunshine 30) ; Lovell's 1404-10
0715
0801p329 (Sunshine 31-33) ;
0815p348 -- ; --
0902p364 -- ; --
0916p402 (Sunshine 34) ; --
1001 ?
v26 Index lists 473 (Sunshine 35) ; --
1015p492 -- ; --
1101p515 (Sunshine 36) ; --
1115
1201p666 (Sunshine 37-39) ; Lovell's 1411-27 [corrupt! continues to #1457 --HDL]

WARNING page 666 at HathiTrust lists #1411-50 53 56-57, which establishes that some displays assembled at ProQuest are corrupt. (Consult also its Page View, where possible.)

1216p684 -- ; --
p698 "SPECIAL // To Publishers, ... // We beg to announce to the trade generally, that The American Bookseller for FEBRUARY 1st will contain a complete list of all books published in the United States during the year 1889, including imported editions, reprints, and ADDITIONS TO THE LIBRARIES. The Catalogue is not a mere index or summary of advertisements contained in the issue, but a full Catalogue of the Publications of the year. It has been most carefully prepared, and is arranged alphabetically by "Authors", with titles, prices, publishers'names, and cross references in the case of important books.
[continued]" [75]

1889 -- Volume 26

Index, XXVII[sic] (2019-03-29, 10 listings, one missed at ProQuest)

1890 -- Volume 27

1890 semi-monthly lists do not include Lovell's Library, but "Additions to the Libraries During 1889" continues that series beyond the December 1890 list to #1450 and more.
Index, XXVII (2019-03-29, 12 listings as below, several[hdl] missed at ProQuest plus the Annual)
p74 Additions to the Libraries During 1889 pp. 74-81
Cassell's National #150-158 Rainbow #26-30 Sunshine #19-39
Lovell's #1310-1450, 53 and 56 (Florence Marryatt), 1467 (Chas. Gibbon, A Dead Heart); L's American Novelists #1-16; L's Household #190-276; L's International #1-50 and 4 other Lovell's
Seaside Pocket #1157-1241 ... 53
-- J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Co. advertises, among others, Fireside Series #88-95 25c\50c (p81)

1890 v 27-28

0101p5 -- ; --
0115p20 -- ; --
0201p44 -- ; --
p39 #154-208 (57, inclg two a/b)
0215p120 (Sunshine 40-41) ;
0301p136 -- ; --
0315p153 -- ; --
0401p184 (Sunshine 43) ; (four Series in Lovell section, inclg L's Leather Clad Tales #1-7)
HDL missing pages 181-96
0415 p205[hdl] screen 189 -- ; -- L's International #65-75 50\30c, L's Literature #16-31

Hauntings by Vernon Lee Price 50 cents (the usual price) is from listing in "Additions to the Libraries", American Bookseller 1890-04-15 p205; this one among #65 to 75.

US copyright bill underway p207; "Contributions to Trade History" no. XLVII, Mr. Robert Carter p208-09
0501p232 -- ; (ten Series in Lovell section of the list)
HDL missing pages 231-54
no, following p265/screen227 pp. 241-51
0515 p256[hdl]
HDL screens 218/19: L International #81-92, L's Literature 32-70, L's Political
HDL screen 240 = page 276 "John W. Lovell Company \\ Announce ..." inclg The Magnetic Man p. 276
0601 p281[hdl] p. 281 \screen245 (Sunshine 47-48) ; no Lovell's
0615 p309[hdl] p. 309 \screen273 (Sunshine 49) ; L's International 93, L's American Novelists 38-40
0701p4 (Sunshine 50-51) ; L's American Authors 14-15, L's International 94-95
0715
0801p101 (six Lovell's)
0815p116 (Sunshine 52) ; (Lovell's Westminster Series #1-10)
0901p136 -- ; --
0915p170 -- ; --
1001p228 (Sunshine 56) ; --
1015p245 -- ; --
1101p278 -- ; --
1115
1201p434 -- ; --
1215p453 (Sunshine 57) ; --

1990 -- Volume 28

Index, XXVIII (2019-03-29, 10 listings as above from ProQuest)
p139 United States Book Company (editorial, 1890-09-01) --acquisition of J. S. Ogilvie plates p. 139
--with Robert Carter & Brothers, disposal of the estate incl many copyrights
p456 International Copyright (editorial, 1890-12-15) pending passage of the International Copyright Bill, which requires US printing from US plates p.456
--with obituary G. Bell; and Encyclopedia Britannica suit by A & C Black

1991 -- Volume 29 missing at HathiTrust

1991 v 29-30 -- now fortnightly?

0103p6 -- ; -- [Harper's Franklin Square Library 688-89] [New York Detective Liibrary #421-22]
0117p21 -- ; --
0131p43
0214p124 (Sunshine 59) ; --
0228p141 (Sunshine 58, 60) ; --
0314p157 (Sunshine 61) ; --
0328p189 -- ; --

(three weeks)

0418p205 (Sunshine 65-66) ; --
0425p236 (Sunshine 67-68) ; --
0509p253 (Sunshine 69-70) ; [Seaside Library 1592, 1648, much of 1766-1832]
0523p269 (Sunshine 71 73) ; Lovell's International Library 152 57 60 63=Eric Brighteyes
0606p284 (Sunshine 72) ; four Lovelll's inclg Westminster 28 32

That is Vol. 29, Iss. 12 --and the latest 1891/92 hit at ProQuest

search "American Bookseller" 1891/92 (about 400 hits as items in Vol. 29); the next two hits are the latest of year 1892 (likely out-of-business notices)

  • 415. LITERARY NOTES // New - York Tribune (1866-1899); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]19 June 1891: 8.
  • 416. Literary Notes // Christian Union (1870-1893); New York Vol. 44, Iss. 1, (Jul 4, 1891): 33.


Vol XXX

1991 -- Volume 30

Index, XXX (2019-03-29, 7 listings)
now published by William D. Springer
1891 Jul--Dec, v30 index at HathiTrust (Additions 4 106 127 168 193 218 323)
of 330 pages, as XXX:11 (-12-15), with advertisement of Illustrated Christmas Number, 25c
1891 vol 30 (viewed at HATHITRUST)
0704 #1-p4 (Sunshine 76-77) ; no Lovell's in name ; Wide Awake Library 1055-56
0718 #2
0801 #3 dnf [Wide Awake issue numbers are consistent with this absence]
0815 #4
0829 #5-p107 (Sunshine 78) ; five Lovell's ; Wide Awake 1057-63
0912 #6-p127 -- ; three Lovell's
0926 #7-p168 (Sunshine 80 84) ; four Lovell's inclg Westminster #33
1010 #8-p193 (Sunshine 79 81-83 85-87) ; three Lovell's inclg Westminster #40
Seaside Library #1892-95
1024 #9-p218 -- ; three Lovell's inclg Westminster #36
 ?
1201 #10, excluding a November "Christmas Number" . ?
--1889 Christmas Number appears to be #10-- begins following #9-p532 (November 1) at HathiTrust, ie pp. 533-660 (128 pages), and is followed by #11-p661 (December 1)
1215 #11-p323
Cassell's Sunshine Series #89-91
three Lovell's series inclg Westminster #35 41 44
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