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Below is a list of some of the primary texts and literary allusions referenced by Dickens in his pieces for Household Words and All the Year Round  

Primary Sources: 

'Betting Offices', Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. XVIII (24 July 1852), 57–58

Bruce, James, Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772 and 1773, 5 vols (Edinburgh: J. Ruthven; London: G. G. J. & J. Robinson, 1790)

Burton, Richard F., The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California (London: Longman, 1861)

Barnum, Phineas Taylor, The Life of P. T. Barnum, Written By Himself (London: Sampson Low, Son and Co., 1855)

Bulwer-Lytton, Edward George, Lang, Andrew, et al., Voluntaries for an East London Hospital, ed. by Horace Bryan Donkin (London: David Stott, 1887)

Caldecott, C. H, Descriptive History of the Zulu Kafirs, their Customs and their Country, with Illustrations [handbook to the exhibition of native Zulus, St George's Gallery, Piccadilly] (London: J. Mitchell, 1853)

Carlyle, Thomas, Sartor Resartus (London: Saunders and Otley, 1838)

Carlyle, Thomas, Latter Day Pamphlets (London: Chapman and Hall, 1850)

Carter George, A Narrative of the Loss of the Grosvenor East Indiaman: which was unfortunately wrecked upon the coast of Caffraria, somewhere between the 27th and 32nd degress of southern latitude, on the 4th of August, 1782, compiled from the examination of John Hynes, one of the unfortunate survivors (London: Minerva Press, 1791)

Catlin, George, Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians: Written during Eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America [...] (London : G. Catlin, 1841)

[Cole, Henry], Rights of Inventors First (-Third) Report from the Committee on Legislative Recognition of the Rights of Inventors (London: Royal Society of Arts, 1850–52)

Colman, George, Broad Grins: Comprising, with New Additional Tales in Verse, those Formerly Publish'd under the Title of "My Night-Gown and Slippers" [1802], 8th edn (1839)   

Cruikshank, George, George Cruikshank's Fairy Library: Hop-o' My-Thumb and the Seven League Boots (London: David Bogue, 1853)

Cruikshank, George, George Cruikshank's Fairy Library: The History of Jack and the Bean-Stalk (London: David Bogue, 1854)

Cruikshank, George, George Cruikshank's Fairy Library: Cinderella and the Glass Slipper (London: David Bogue, 1854)

Cruikshank, George, George Cruikshank's Fairy Library: Puss in Boots (London: Routledge & Sons, 1864)

Dalyell, John Graham, Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea: or Historical Narratives of the Most Noted Calamites and Providential Deliverences, which have resulted from Maritime Enterprise (Edinburgh, Constable and Co., 1812)

Day, Thomas, The History of Sandford and Merton: A Work Intended for the Use of Children, 3 vols (London: John Stockdale, 1783-1789)

Dewees, William Potts, A Treatise on the Physical and Medical Treatment of Children (London: John Miller, 1826)

Dickens, Charles, The Letters of Charles Dickens, ed. by Dexter, Walter, Nonesuch Edition, 3 vols (London: Nonesuch Press, 1938) 

Dickens, Charles, The Uncollected Writings of Charles Dickens: Household Words, 1850-59, ed. by Harry Stone, 2 vols (London: Allen Lane, 1969)

Dickens, Charles, The Uncommercial Traveller, Charles Dickens Edition (London: Chapman and Hall, 1868)

Dickens, Charles, The Uncommercial Traveller, Library Edition (London: Chapman and Hall, 1874)

Dickens, Charles, The Uncommercial Traveller, ed. by Andrew Lang, Gadshill Edition (London: Chapman and Hall, 1898)

Dickens, Charles, The Uncommercial Traveller,  ed. by Charles Dickens Jnr (London: Macmillan, 1925)

Dickens, Charles, Works of Charles Dickens. Library Edition, Vol. 8: Reprinted Pieces (London: Bradbury and Evans, 1858)

Douce, Francis, The Dance of Death; exhibited in Elegant Engravings on Wood with a Dissertation on the Several Representations of that Subject but more particularly on those ascribed to Macaber and Hans Holbein (London: William Pickering, 1833)

Durham, John George Lambton, The Report on the Affairs of British North America. Presented to Her Majesty by the Earl of Durham. Ordered by the House of Commons to be printed, February 11, 1839. [Without the appendices.] (London: J. W. Southgate, 1839)

Fields, James Thomas, Biographical Notes and Personal Sketches; with Unpublished Fragments and Tributes from Men and Women of Letters (London: S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881)

Fields, James Thomas, In and Out of Doors with Charles Dickens (Boston, MA: James R. Osgood and Co., 1876)

General Board of Health, Report on a General Scheme for Extramural Sepulture (London: H.M.S.O., 1850)

Grant, Horace, Geography for Young Children, with a Biographical Notice of the Author by Edwin Chadwick (London, 1861)

Hassall, Arthur Hill, Food and its Adulterations: Comprising the Reports of the Analytical Sanitary Commission of "The Lancet" for the years 1851 to 1854 Inclusive, Revised and Extended; Being Records of the Results of Some Thousands of Original Microscopical and Chemical Analyses of the Solids and Fluids Consumed by All Classes of the Public; and Containing the Names and Addresses of the Various Merchants, Manufacturers, and Tradesmen of whom the Analysed Articles were Purchased (London: Longmans, 1855)

Hollingshead, John, My Lifetime, 2 vols (London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1895)

Hollingshead, John, Odd Journeys In and Out of London (London: Groombridge, 1860)

Irving, Joseph, The Annals of Our Time: A Diurnal of Events, Social and Political, which have happened in, or Had Relation to, the Kingdom of Great Britain, from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the Opening of the Present Parliament [1837–68] (London: Macmillan and Co., 1869)

Landor, Walter Savage, Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare, Euseby Treen, Joseph Carnaby and Silas Gough, Clerk before the Worshipful Sir Thomas Lucy, Knight: Touching Deer-Stealing on the 19th Day of September in the Year of Grace 1582, Now First Published From Original Papers: o which is added, A Conference of Master Edmund Spenser, a Gentleman of Note, with the Earl of Essex Touching the State of Ireland, A.D. 1595 (London: Saunders and Otley, 1834)

Landor, Walter Savage, Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen (London: Taylor and Hessey, 1824)

Lane, Edward (trans.), The Thousand and One Nights: The Arabian Nights' Entertainments [1840], 4 vols (London: Library Press, 1906)

Lehmann, Rudolph C., ed., Charles Dickens as Editor: Being Letters Written By Him to William Henry Wills, His Sub-Editor (London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1912)

Lennox, William Pitt, Percy Hamilton: or, The Adventures of a Westminster Boy, 3 vols (London: W. Shoberl, 1851)

Lillywhite, Bryant, London Coffee Houses: A Reference Book of Coffee Houses of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (London: Allen and Unwin, 1863)

Livingstone, David, Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa (London: Murray, 1857)

Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Critical and Historical Essays, Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, 3 vols (London: Longman and Co., 1843)

Mayhew, Henry, London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopædia of the Condition and Earnings of Those That Will Work, Those That Cannot Work, and Those That Will Not Work, 4 vols (London : Griffin, Bohn, and Company, 1861–62)

Marryat, Frederick (Captain), Diary in America, with Remarks on its Institutions (London: Longman & Co., 1839) 

Martin, John, An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands, in the South Pacific Ocean, with an Original Grammar and Vocabulary of their Language (Edinburgh: Constable, 1827)

Meadows, Joseph Kenny, Heads of the People; or, Portraits of the English Drawn by Kenny Meadows. With Original Essays by Distinguished Writers (London: Willoughby & Co., [1840, 1841])

Mercier, Louis-Sebastien, Le Tableau de Paris, 12 vols (1782–88) 

Murray, Hugh, ed., Adventures of British Seamen in the Southern Ocean (Edinburgh: Constable and Co., 1827)

Murray, Thomas Boyles, Pitcairn: The Island, the People and their Pastor (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1853)

Parry, John Dowcra, Urban Burial: An Account of the London Churchyards, with Suggestions for Joint Parochial Cemeteries (1847)

Planché, J. R. [James Robinson] and Charles Dance, Blue Beard: An Extravaganza, Very Far from the Text of George Colman (1839)  

Prescott, William H., History of the Conquest of Mexico: with a Preliminary View of the Ancient Mexican civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortés, 3 vols (London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1843)

Reynolds, George W. M., Pickwick Abroad; or, the Tour in France (London: Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper, 1839) 

Scott, Walter, The Pirate [1821] 

Sherard, Robert Harborough, White Slaves of England: Being True Pictures of Certain Social Conditions in the Kingdom of England in the Year 1897 (London: J. Bowden, 1897)

Thornbury, W., Old and New London, 6 vols (London: Cassell & Co., 1879–85) 

Timbs, John, Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of Interest in the Metropolis (London: D. Bogue, 1855)

Trollope, Frances, Domestic Manners of the Americans (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Co., 1832)

Walker, George Alfred, Lectures on the Actual Condition of the Metropolitan Graveyards (London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1847)

Weir, W., 'Advertisements', in London, edited by Charles Knight, 6 vols (London: [n. pub.], 1841–44), vol. 5. (1843) 

Willmore, Graham, Is Trial By Jury Worth Keeping? (London: James Ridgway, 1850) 

Wilton, Frederick C., The Britannia Diaries of Frederick Wilton, 1863–75  [Reprinted by the Society for Theatre Research in 1992] 

Yates, Edmund Hodgson, After Office-Hours (London: [n. pub.], 1869) 

Literary Allusions  

[?Allestree, Richard], The Whole Duty of Man [1658]

Anicet-Bourgeois, Auguste and D'Ennery, Adolphe, Le Médecin Des Enfants: Drame en Cinq Actes [1855]

Anon., Joe Miller's Jests [1739]

Anon., Tommy Thumb's Pretty Song Book [c. 1744]

[Anon.], 'Wapping Old Stairs' (song, set to music by John Perry)  

Arnold, Matthew, Culture and Anarchy [1869]

Blair, Robert, 'The Grave' [1743]  

Buckstone, John B., Victorine; or, I'll Sleep on It [1834]

Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de, Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière (Natural History) (36 vols, 1797–1808)

Bunyan, John, The Pilgrim's Progress [1678] 

Burns, Robert, 'A Man's A Man For a' That' [1795] 

Burns, Robert, 'For the Sake O' Somebody' [1794] 

Byron, George Gordon, 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage', 4 parts [1812–18]

Campbell, Thomas, 'Lochiel's Warning' [1801]

Campbell, Thomas, 'The Last Man' [1824]

Campbell, Thomas, 'Ye Mariners of England' [1828]

Carovés, F. W., Das Märchen Ohne Ende (The Story without an End) [1834], trans. by Sarah Austin 

Cervantes, Miguel de, Don Quixote [1605]

Cocker, Edward, The Tutor to Writing and Arithmetick [1664]

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 'Kubla Khan' [1797]

Cowper, William, 'The Diverting History of John Gilpin' [1782]

Cowper, William, 'The Task: A Poem, in Six Books' [1785] 

Creasy, Edward Shepherd, Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World; from Marathon to Waterloo, 2 vols (London: Richard Bentley, 1851)

Cunningham, Peter, ed., The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford; Now First Chronologically Arranged, 9 vols (London: Richard Bentley, 1857-1859)

Davy, John, Spanish Dollars [1805]

Defoe, Daniel, Robinson Crusoe [1719]

De la Fontaine, Jean, Fables Choisies Mises en Vers (Selected Fables) [1668] 

De Quincey, Thomas, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater [1821] 

Dryden, John, Conquest of Granada [1670] 

Euclid, Elements of Geometry [c. 300 B.C.E]

Fenning, Daniel, The Universal Spelling Book, or, A New and Easy Guide to the English Language [1756] 

Fielding, Henry, Grub Street Opera [1731] 

Fielding, Henry, The Tragedy of Tragedies; or, The Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great [1731] 

Franklin, Benjamin, Work of Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral and Literary, with his Life Written by Himself [1837] 

Goldsmith, Oliver, 'Retaliation' [1774] 

Goldsmith, Oliver, The Deserted Village [1770]

Goldsmith, Oliver, The Vicar of Wakefield [1766]

Greene, Robert, The Honourable History of Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay [1594] 

Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, Kinder- und HausmärchenChildren's and Household Tales; translated into English as Grimms' Fairy Tales), seven editions [1812–57] 

Irving, Washington, Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, Revised Edition (London: Henry G. Bohn, 1850) 

Irving, Washington, Tales of a Traveller [1824] 

Jerrold, Douglas, Black Eyed Susan! Or 'All in the Downs!': A Nautical Drama in Three Acts (London: J. Duncombe, 1829)

Johnson, Samuel, 'Prologue at the Opening of Drury Lane' [1747] 

Johnson, Samuel, 'The Vanity of Human Wishes' [1749] 

Keble, John, Christian Year: Thoughts in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the Year [1827] 

Kotzebue, August Friedrich Ferdinand von, Die Spanier in Peru [1788] 

Le Sage, Alain-René, L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane (Gil Blas) [1715–35] 

Livy [Titus Livius Patavinus], Ab urbe condita libri (Books since the City's Founding; usually translated into English as History of Rome) [27–25 BCE] 

Marlowe, Christopher, Dr Faustus [1594] 

Milton, John, Paradise Lost [1667] 

Moore, Francis, Vox Stellarum: Being an Almanack for the Year of Human Redemption 1701 (London: T. Hodgkin for the Company of Stationers, 1701)

Morier, James J., The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Isphahan (London: John Murray, 1824) 

Morier, James J., The Adventures of Haji Baba of Ispahan in England (London: John Murray, 1828)

Morton, Thomas, Speed the Plough [1798]

Percy, Thomas, Reliques of Ancient English Poetry [1765]

Perrault, Charles, 'La Belle au bois dormant' ('The Beauty Sleeping in the Wood'), in Histoires ou Contes du Temps passé: Les Contes de ma Mère l'Oye (Tales and Stories of the Past with Morals: Tales of Mother Goose) [1697]

Perrault, Charles, 'La Barbe Bleue' ('Blue Beard'), in Histoires ou Contes du Temps passé: Les Contes de ma Mère l'Oye (Tales and Stories of the Past with Morals: Tales of Mother Goose) [1697] 

Pixérécourt, René Charles Guilbert de, Le Chien de Montargis, ou la Forêt de Bondy, mélodrame historique en trois actes et à grand spectacle (The Dog of Montargis; or the Forest of Bondy) [1814] 

Pocock, Isaac, The Miller and His Men: A Melodrama in Two Acts [1813]

Pope, Alexander, 'An Essay on Man' [1732–34]  

Reade, Charles, Christie Johnstone [1853]

Reade, Charles, It Is Never Too Late To Mend [1856]

Ridley, James, Tales of the Genii [1764]

Roland, Marie-Jeanne, An Appeal to Impartial Posterity: by Madame Roland, Wife of the Minister of the Interior; Or, A Collection of Tracts written by her during her Confinement in the Prisons of the Abbey and St. Pélagie, 2 vols (London: J. Johnson, 1796)

Roland, Marie-Jeanne, Mémoires de Madame Roland, avec une notice sur sa vie, des notes et des éclaircissements historiques par MM. Berville et Barrière (Paris: Baudoin Frères, 1820)

Scott, Walter, Chronicles of the Canongate [1827-1828]

Shelley, Mary, The Last Man [1826]

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, Pizarro [1799]

Smith, Sydney, The Works of the Reverent Sydney Smith, New Edition, 3 vols (London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854)

Sterne, Laurence, A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy [1768]

Sterne, Laurence, The Life and Adventures of Tristram Shandy [1759-1767]

Swift, Jonathan, Gulliver's Travels [1726] 

Tennyson, Alfred, 'Godiva' [1842]  

Thackeray, William Makepeace, The Book of Snobs [1848]

Thomson, James, Alfred, A Masque [1740]

Villiers, George, The Rehearsal [1672]

Virgil, 'The Eclogues' [37 B.C.E]

Wordsworth, William, 'My heart leaps up when I behold' [also known as 'The Rainbow', 1807]

Wordsworth, William, 'The Excursion' [1814]  

Wordsworth, William, 'The World Is Too Much With Us' [1802] 


Below is a list of secondary sources cited by John Drew and Michael Slater in The Dent Uniform Edition of Dickens' Journalism, Vols I–IV

Ackroyd, Peter, Dickens (London: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1990)  

Altick, R. D., Paintings from Books: Art and Literature in Britain, 1760–1900 (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1985) 

Altick, R. D., Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution 1841–1851 (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1997)  

Altick, R. D. The Shows of London (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978)  

Andrews, Malcolm, Dickens and the Grown-Up Child (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994) 

Baird, John D., '"Divorce and Matrimonial Causes": An Aspect of Hard Times', Victorian Studies, 20:4 (Summer 1977)

Blunt, Wilfred, The Ark in the Park: The Zoo in the Nineteenth Century (London: Book Club Associates, 1976)

Butt, John and Tillotson, Katherine, Dickens at Work (London: Methuen, 1968)

Carlton, William J., 'Dickens's Forgotten Retreat in France', The Dickensian, 62 (1966)

Carlton, William J., 'Dickens's Old Stage-Coaching House', The Dickensian, 48 (1958)

Chadwick, Owen, The Victorian Church, 2 vols (London: A. & C. Black, 1966–70) 

Collins, Philip, Dickens and Crime (London: Macmillan, 1962)

Collins, Philip, Dickens and Education (London: Macmillan, 1963) 

Darwin, Bernard, The Dickens Advertiser: A Collection of the Advertisements in the Original Parts of Novels by Charles Dickens (London: Elkin Matthews & Marrot, 1930) 

Davenport, Neil, The United Kingdom Patent System: A Brief History with Bibliography (Homewell : K. Mason, 1979)

Dolby, George, Charles Dickens as I Knew Him: The Story of the Reading Tours in Great Britain and America,1866-1870 (London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1885)

Drew, John M. L., 'Charles Dickens' "Uncommercial Traveller" Papers (1860–9): Roots, Interpretation and Context', unpub. Ph.D. thesis, University of London (1994)

Drew, John M. L., Dent Uniform Edition of Dickens' Journalism, Vol. IV: 'The Uncommercial Traveller' and Other Papers, 1859–70 (London: J. M. Dent, 2000) 

Drew, John M. L., 'Voyages Extraordinaires – Dickens's 'Travelling Essays and The Uncommercial Traveller', Dickens Quarterly, Vol. 13, No. 3 (1996)

Dunn, R. J., ''The Unnoticed Uncommercial Traveller', The Dickensian, 60 (1964)

Enkvist, Nils Erik, 'Charles Dickens in the Witness Box', The Dickensian, 47 (1951)

Fielding, K. J., 'Charles Dickens and 'The Ruffian', English, X , No. 57 (Autumn 1954)

Fielding, K. J., ed., The Speeches of Charles Dickens (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1960)

Fitzgerald, Percy Hetherington, The Story of 'Bradshaw's Guide' (London : Field & Tuer, [1890])

Forshaw, A. and T. Bergström, Smithfield Past and Present [1980], 2nd edn (London: Hale, 1990) 

Forster, John, The Life of Charles Dickens, ed. by J. W. T. Ley, 3 vols (London: C. Palmer, 1928) 

Frow, Gerald, Oh, Yes, It Is!: A History of Pantomime (London: BBC, 1985)

Gérin, Winifred, Horatia Nelson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1970) 

Grove, Charles Larcom, The Life and Letters of Sir George Grove, C.B. (London: Macmillan, 1903)

Guerrini, Maurice, Napoleon and Paris: Thirty Years of History, trans., abridged and ed by Margery Weiner (London: Cassell, 1970) 

Hey, Colin G., Rowland Hill: Victorian Genius and Benefactor (London: Quiller Press, 1989)

Hill, T.W., 'Notes on Sketches by Boz [i]', Dickensian, 46 (1950) 

Hill, T.W., 'Notes on Sketches by Boz [ii]', Dickensian, 47 (1951) 

Hill, T.W., 'Notes on Sketches by Boz [iii]', Dickensian, 48 (1952) 

Hill, T. W., 'Unpublished Notes to Reprinted Pieces [1858]' (Dickens House Museum, London)

Hobsbaum, Philip, A Reader's Guide to Charles Dickens (London: Thames and Hudson, 1972)  

House, Humphry, The Dickens World [1941], 2 edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1942) 

House, Madeleine, Graham Storey and others (eds), The Letters of Charles Dickens, Pilgrim Edition, 12 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965–2002) 

Hughes, Edward, 'Civil Service Reform 1853-1855', Public Administration, 32 (1954)

Hughes, Robert, The Fatal Shore: A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia 1787-1868 (London: Collins Harvill, 1987)

Hyde, Ralph, Panoramania! The Art and Entertainment of the 'All-Embracing' View (London: Trefoil, in association with Barbican Art Gallery, 1988) 

Irons, D. W., 'A Letter from Wales', Dickensian, Vol. 80 (1984) 

James, Louis, Fiction for the Working Man 1830–1850: A Study of the Literature Produced for the Working Classes in Early Victorian Urban England [1963] (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974)

Kingford, P. W., 'Labour Relations on the Railways 1835–75', Journal of Transport History, Vol. 1 (1953), 65–81 

Kitton, Frederick J.,
Charles Dickens by Pen and Pencil: Including Anecdotes and Reminiscences Collected from His Friends and Contemporaries (London: Frank T. Sabin, 1890)

Lehmann, R. C., ed., Charles Dickens as Editor (London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1912)

Lindfors, Bernth, 'Charles Dickens and the Zulus', in Olive Schreiner and After: Essays on Southern African Literature, ed. by M. van Wyk Smith and D. MacLennan (Cape Town: David Philip, 1983)

Lock, Joan, Dreadful Deeds and Awful Murders: Scotland Yard's First Detectives 1829–1878 (Somerset: Barn Owl Books, 1990)

Lohrli, Anne, Household Words. A Weekly Journal Conducted by Charles Dickens. Table of Contents. List of Contributors and their Contributions based on the Household Words Office Book in the Morris L. Parish Collection of Victorian Novelists Princeton University Press (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1973)  

Long, W. F., 'The "Singler Stories" of Inspector Field', Dickensian, Vol. 83 (1987), 149–62 

MacDougall, Philip, The Chatham Dockyard Story (Rainham: Meresborough, 1987)

Mannix, C., 'The 1851 Bloomer Campaign in England and its Significance', unpub. MA thesis, Birkbeck College, University of London (1994)

Matz, B. W., Dickensian Inns and Taverns (London: Cecil Palmer, 1922)

Matz, B. W., The Works of Charles Dickens: Miscellaneous Papers, Plays and Poems (London: Chapman & Hall, 1908)

Munting, Roger, An Economic and Social History of Gambling in Britain and the USA (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1996)

Mayer, David, Harlequin in His Element: The English Pantomime, 1806-1836 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1969)

McCormick, John, Popular Theatres of Nineteenth Century France (London: Routledge, 1992)

Newman, John, The Buildings of England: North East and East Kent (Harmondsworth: Penguin 1969)

Ormond, Leonée, 'Dickens and Painting: Contemporary Art', Dickensian, Vol. 80 (1984), 2–25

Ormond, Leonee, 'Dickens and Painting: The Old Masters', Dickensian, Vol. 79, No. 3 (1983) 

Orton, Diana, Made of Gold; A Biography of Angela Burdett Coutts (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1980)

Pakenham, Pansy, 'Letter to the Editor', The Dickensian, 48 (1958)

Paroissien, David (ed.), Selected Letters of Charles Dickens (London: Macmillan, 1985)

Parris, Leslie (ed.), The Pre-Raphaelites (London: Tate Gallery and Penguin Books, 1984)

Pascoe, David (ed.), Charles Dickens: Selected Journalism 1850–1870 (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1997) 

Patten, Robert L., George Cruikshank's Life, Times and Art, 2 vols (Cambridge and London: Lutterworth Press, 1992-1996)

Philip, Neil and Victor Neuburg (eds), A December Vision: Dickens' Social Journalism (London: Collins, 1986) 

Pope, Norris, Dickens and Charity (London: Macmillan, 1978) 

Potgieter, D. L., ed., The Standard Encyclopedia of Southern Africa, 11 vols (Cape Town: Nasou, 1970-1976)

Ridley, Jasper Godwin, Lord Palmerston (London: Constable, 1970)

Rowell, George, The Old Vic Theatre: A History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993)

Sack, O., 'Saint Ghastly Grim', Dickensian, Vol. 9 (1913)

Sampson, Henry, History of Advertising ([n. p.]: [n. pub.], 1874)

Sanders, Andrew, The Companion to A Tale of Two Cities (London: Unwin Hyman, 1988) 

Saxon, A. H., The Life and Art of Andrew Ducrow and the Romantic Age of the English Circus (Hamden, CT: Archon Brooks, 1978)

Schlicke, Paul, Dickens and Popular Entertainment (London: Allen and Unwin, 1985)

Scott, P. J. M., 'Introduction to the Present Reprint Edition, Dickens's Journalism', Dickens: Miscellaneous Papers, 2 vols, (Kraus Reprint, 1983) 

Shaw, Jack, 'The Wreck of the "Royal Charter", 1859', Dickensian, Vol. 3 (1907)

Slater, Michael, Dent Uniform Edition of Dickens' Journalism, Vol. II: 'The Amusements of the People' and Other Papers: Reports, Essays and Reviews, 1834–51 (London: J. M. Dent, 1996)

Slater, Michael, Dent Uniform Edition of Dickens' Journalism, Vol. III: 'Gone Astray' and Other Papers from Household Words, 1851-59 (London: J. M. Dent, 1998)

Slater, Michael, Dickens and Women (London: Dent, 1983) 

Slater, Michael, 'How Many Nurses Had Charles Dickens? The Uncommercial Traveller and Dickensian Biography', Prose Studies, 10:3 (1987)

Smith, Grahame, Charles Dickens: A Literary Life (Basingstock: Macmillan, 1996)  

Sutherland, John, Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction (Harlow: Longman, 1989)

Smith, M. van Wyk and D. MacLennan (eds), Olive Schreiner and After: Essays on Southern African Literature (Cape Town: David Philip, 1983) 

Speaight, George, A History of the Circus (London: Tantivy, 1980)

Spence, Gordon, Charles Dickens as a Familiar Essayist (Salzburg: Institut für Englische Sprache und Literatur, Universität Salzburg, 1977)

Stone, Harry, Dickens and the Invisible World: Fairytales, Fantasy and Novel-Making (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979)

Stone, Harry, The Night Side of Dickens: Cannibalism, Passion, Necessity (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1994) 

Stone, Harry, ed., The Uncollected Writings of Charles Dickens: Household Words 1850-1859, 2 vols (London: Allen Lane, 1969)

Stone, I.R., '"Instruction and Entertainment": Items of Polar Interest in Charles Dickens' Household Words', Polar Record, 24:150 (1988)

Stone, I.R., '"The Contents of the Kettles": Charles Dickens, John Rae and Cannibalism on the 1845 Franklin Expedition', The Dickensian, 82 (1987)

Stonehouse, J. H., ed., Reprints of the Catalogues of the Libraries of Charles Dickens and W. M. Thackeray Etc. (London: Piccadilly Fountain Press, 1935)

Sutherland, John, 'Wilkie Collins and the Origins of the Sensation Novel', Dickens Studies Annual, 20 (1991) 

Vaughan, Will and others (eds), The Romantic Spirit in German Art 1790–1990 (London: Thames and Hudson, 1994)

Walpole, Spencer, The Life of Lord John Russell, 2 vols (London: Longman, 1889)

Watrin, Janine, Boulogne-sur-mer: Vingt ans d'occupation anglaise 1840–1860 (1986)

Watrin, Janine, De Boulogne à Condette: Une Histoire d'Amitié: Charles Dickens et Ferdinand Beaucourt-Mutuel (1992)

Watts, Alan S., 'Charles Dickens – A Visitor to Newbury', Newbury Weekly News (21 August 1980)

Wroth, W. W., Cremorne and the Later London Gardens (London: Elliot Stock, 1907)  

Young, George F., 'A Small Star in the East in Three Twinkles', The Dickensian, 30 (1934)

Young, George F., 'Limehouse Luck or the Lead Mills Located', The Dickensian, 30 (1934)

Young, George Malcolm, ed., Early Victorian England, 1830-1865, 2 vols (London: Oxford University Press, 1934)

Young, George Malcolm, Victorian England: Portrait of An Age (London: Oxford University Press, 1936)

Further information on Dickens's reading can be gleaned from the catalogue of his library and pictures at Gadshill House, which were sold shortly after his death. It was edited by John Harrison Stonehouse (d. 1937) and published in London by the Piccadilly Fountain Press (which flourished in the 1930s) in 1935. On the assumption the material is now out of copyright, a PDF of a privately-lent copy is available to researchers here. 

The full title of the work is Catalogue of the Library of Charles Dickens from Gadshill: reprinted from Sotheran's 'Price Current of Literature' nos. CLXXIV and CLXXV. Catalogue of his Pictures and Objects of Art sold by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, July 9, 1870. Catalogue of the Library of W. M. Thackeray sold by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, March 18, 1864; and Relics from his Library, comprising Books enriched with his Characteristic Drawings, reprinted from Sotheran's 'Price Current of Literature' no. CLXXVII.

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