Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905. Volume II: Ward & Lock. Dr. Chester W. TOPP.

Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905. Volume II: Ward & Lock.

Denver: Hermitage Bookshop, 1995,

First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. (xii), 456 pp. Hermitage Bookshop, Item #7522

Illustrated, with 32 color plates. Yellowbacks were an important branch of fiction publishing in Victorian England, inexpensive books designed to be sold in railway stalls. This second volume focuses on Ward & Lock. Topp's multi-volume bibliography is based on his collection of 1700 Yellowbacks and 1900 19th century paperbacks, organized around the major publishers. Entries are arranged chronologically, listing both the first English and American editions. New, without flaw.

Price: $40.00