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Regency London: Hookham's Circulating Library

Hookham's Circulating library in London was a real place. Founded in 1764, it offered readers around 8,000 titles, so I'm sure Charissa's (or, rather, Mrs. A. Castlewood's) novels would have been available there. If you're interested, read all about circulating libraries at Oxford Reference: http://www.oxfordreference.com/.../acref-9780195169218-e...

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