Over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) Includes books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more. Based on the English Short Title Catalogue. Works published in the UK during the 18th century plus thousands from elsewhere. Primarily in English - also includes other languages.
The 19th Century British Library Newspapers collection contains full runs of 48 newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. This new collection includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection.
Explore various collections related to the 19th century. These include: Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Change, British Politics and Society, British Music, Theatre and Literature, European Literature 1790-1840.
2.1 million periodical pages in the first two series selected by experts in the field with full runs when possible. First two series Include publications on women, children, leisure and sport, humor, anthropology, travel, missionaries. colonies.