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Abbreviated Bibliographic Check List [Harlow, S.] Wilkie Collins 1824-1889, Canterbury, 1990

Andrew, R. V., 'A Wilkie Collins check-list', English Studies in Africa, 3, (1960), pp 79-98.  Reprinted in Wilkie Collins: A Critical Survey of his Prose Fiction, with a Bibliography, New York 1979

Ashley, R., 'Wilkie Collins' in Victorian Fiction: A Guide to Research (edited by Lionel Stevenson), Cambridge MA 1964

Beetz, K., Wilkie Collins: An Annotated Bibliography, 1889-1976, Metuchen NJ & London 1978

Brussel, I. R., 'Wilkie Collins' in Anglo-American First Editions, 1826-1900: East to West, London 1935.  Reprinted, New York 1981

Gasson, A., 'Wilkie Collins: A Collector's and Bibliographer's Challenge', The Private Library, Third Series 3:2 (Summer 1980), pp 51-77

Gasson, A.,  Wilkie Collins - An Illustrated Guide, Oxford University Press, Oxford 1998

Jarndyce, Wilkie Collins, Catalogue 93, Summer 1993

Lohrli, A., Household Words: A Weekly Journal 1850-1859 Conducted by Charles Dickens.  Table of Contents, List of Contributors and their Contributions, Toronto 1973

Parrish, M. L., with E. V. Miller, Wilkie Collins and Charles Reade: First Editions Described with Notes, London 1940.  Reprinted, New York 1968

Oppenlander, E. A., Dickens' 'All the Year Round': Descriptive Index and Contributors List, Troy, NY 1984

Rosenbaum B., and P. White, Index of English Literary Manuscripts, 4 (1800-1900), London & New York 1982

Sadleir, M., 'Wilkie Collins' in Excursions in Victorian Bibliography, London 1922.  Reprinted 1974, pp 127-155

Sadleir, M., XIX Century Fiction: A Bibliographical Record Based on His Own Collection, (2 vols) London 1951.  Reprinted, New York 1969

Todd, W. B. and A. Bowden, Tauchnitz International Editions in English 1841-1955: a Bibliographical History, New York 1988

Topp, C. W., Victorian Yellowbacks & Paperbacks, 1849-1905, 1 (George Routledge), Denver CO 1993

Wolff, R. L., Nineteenth-Century Fiction, a Bibliographical Catalogue, (5 vols) New York & London 1981-1986



Ashley, R., Wilkie Collins, London 1952

Clarke, W. M., The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins, London 1988. Reprinted, Stroud 1996

Davis, N. P., The Life of Wilkie Collins, Urbana IL 1956

Gasson, A.,  Wilkie Collins - An Illustrated Guide, Oxford University Press, Oxford 1998

Peters, C., The King of Inventors: A Life of Wilkie Collins, London 1991

Robinson, K., Wilkie Collins, London 1951.  Reprinted 1974

Sayers, D. L., Wilkie Collins: A Critical and Biographical Study (unfinished), edited by E. R. Gregory, Toledo OH 1977

Wolzogen, E. von, Wilkie Collins: Ein Biographisch-Kritischer Versuch, Leipzig 1885



Lambert, G., 'Enemy Country Wilkie Collins' in The Dangerous Edge, London 1975

Ousby, I., 'Wilkie Collins and Other Sensation Novelists' in Bloodhounds of Heaven, Cambridge MA, 1976

Petersen, A., 'Wilkie Collins and the Mystery Novel' in Victorian Masters of Mystery from Wilkie Collins to Conan Doyle, New York 1984

Quayle, E., The Collector's Book of Detective Fiction, London 1972

Symons, J., Bloody Murder: From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel, London 1972

Stewart, R. F., ...And Always a Detective: Chapters on the History of Detective Fiction, London 1980



Ackroyd, P., Dickens, London 1990

Adrian, A., Georgina Hogarth and the Dickens Circle, Oxford 1957

Ashley, R. P., 'Wilkie Collins and the Dickensians', The Dickensian, 49 (March 1953), pp 59-65

Dickens, C., Letters of Charles Dickens to Wilkie Collins, 1851-1870, Selected by Miss Georgina Hogarth, edited by Laurence Hutton, London 1892; New York 1892

Dickens, C., Letters of Charles Dickens, edited by M. Dickens and G. Hogarth, (3 vols), London 1880‑1882

Dickens, C., The Letters of Charles Dickens, vol 6 (1849-52), edited by Graham Storey and K. J. Fielding, Oxford 1988; vol 7 (1853-55), edited by Graham Storey and Kathleen Tillotson, Oxford 1992?

Fielding, K. J., 'Dickens and Wilkie Collins: A Reply', The Dickensian, 49 (June 1953), pp 130-136

Fitzgerald, P., Memoirs of an Author, (2 vols) London 1895

Fitzgerald, P., Memories of Charles Dickens, Bristol 1913. Reprinted, New York 1973

Forster, J., The life of Charles Dickens, (3 vols), London 1872‑4; edited by J. W. T. Ley, London 1928

Kaplan, F., Dickens: A Biography, London 1988

Lehmann, R. C., Charles Dickens as Editor, London 1912

Ley, J. W. T., The Dickens Circle: A Narrative of the Novelist's Friendships, London 1919

Miller, W., The Dickens Student and Collector, London 1946

Newlin, G., Everyone in Dickens, (3 vols), Westport CO & London 1995

Page, N., A Dickens Chronology, London 1988; reprinted 1996

Shore, W. T., Charles Dickens and his friends, London 1909

Slater, M. (editor), The Catalogue of the Suzannet Charles Dickens Collection, London 1975

Stone, H., The Uncollected Writings of Charles Dickens: 'Household Words' 1850-1859, (2 vols), Bloomington IN 1968

Storey, G., Dickens and Daughter, London 1939

Tomalin, C., The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens, London 1990



Downey, E., Twenty Years Ago, London 1905

Exman, E., The House of Harper: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Publishing, New York & London 1967

Exman, E., The Brothers Harper, New York 1965

Gettman, R., A Victorian Publisher: A Study of the Bentley Papers, Cambridge 1960

Griest, G. L., Mudie's Circulating Library and the Victorian Novel, Bloomington Indiana 1970; reprinted, Newton Abbot 1970

Harper, J. H., The House of Harper, New York & London 1912

Huxley, L., The House of Smith Elder, London 1923

Marston, E., After Work, London 1904

Nowell-Smith, S., The House of Cassell 1848-1958, London 1958

Sadleir, M., Trollope: A Bibliography, London 1928; reprinted 1964, 1977

Sutherland, J. A., Victorian Novelists and Publishers, London 1976

Sutherland, J., Victorian Fiction: Writers, Publishers, Readers, London 1995

Tinsley, W., Random Recollections of an Old Publisher, (2 vols), London 1900

Vann, J. D., Victorian Novels in Serial, New York 1985

Wolff, R. L., Sensational Victorian: The Life and Fiction of Mary Elizabeth Bradden, New York & London 1979



Ainger, A., 'Mr Dickens's Amateur Theatricals. A Reminiscence',  Macmillan's Magazine, 23 (January 1871), pp 72-82; reprinted in Lectures and Essays, London 1905

Anderson, M., A Few Memories, London 1896

Archer, F., An Actor's Notebooks, London 1912

Ashley, R., 'Wilkie Collins and the American Theatre', Nineteenth Century Fiction, 8 (March 1954), pp 241-55

Bancroft, S., Empty Chairs, London 1925

Bancroft, S., and M., Mr and Mrs Bancroft: on and off the Stage, (2 vols) London 1888

Bancroft, S., and M., The Bancrofts: Recollections of Sixty Years, London 1909

Berger, F., Reminiscences, Impressions and Anecdotes, London 1913

Brannan, R. L., Under the Management of Mr Charles Dickens: His Production of 'The Frozen Deep', Ithaca, New York, 1966

Daly, J. F., The Life of Augustin Daly, New York 1917

Dexter, W., 'For One Night Only: Dickens's Appearances as an Amateur Actor', The Dickensian 36 (1 September 1940) pp 195-201

Fitz-Gerald, S. J. A., Dickens and the Drama, London 1910

Nicoll, A., A History of Late Nineteenth Century Drama 1850-1900, (vols 1 and 2) Cambridge 1946

Pasco, C. E., The Dramatic List: Actors and Actresses of the British Stage, London 1879

Reeve, W., 'Recollections of Wilkie Collins', Chambers's Journal, 9 (June 1906) pp 458-61

Winter, W., Old Friends, New York 1909

Winter, W., The Wallet of Time, New York 1913



Anonymous, 'Wilkie Collins', Appletons' Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Art, (3 September 1870), pp 278-81

Anonymous, 'Mr Wilkie Collins', Once a Week: New Series, 217, (24 February 1872). pp 196-97

Anonymous, 'Wilkie Collins', The Illustrated Review, 6 (10 July 1873)

Anonymous, 'Wilkie Collins', Harper's Weekly, 17 (8 March 1873)

Anonymous, 'Celebrities at Home, No 81, Mr Wilkie Collins in Gloucester Place', The World, (26 Dec 1877)

Cooper, T.,  Men of Mark, Fifth Series, 'Wilkie Collins, Esq, Novelist and Dramatist', London 1881               

Forgues, E.‑D., 'William Wilkie Collins', Revue des Deux Mondes, Seconde Serie, 12 (November 1855), pp


Frith, W. P., My Autobiography and Reminiscences, (3 vols), London 1887-88

Jehu Junior [T. Gibson Bowles],  'Men of the Day, No 39, Mr Wilkie Collins', Vanity Fair, (3 February 1872), p 39

Kosmos [T. H. S. Escott].  Letters to Eminent Persons, No 72, Mr Wilkie Collins, The World, (6 Jun 1883)

Lang, A., 'Mr Wilkie Collins's Novels', Contemporary Review, 57 (January 1890), pp 20-28

Payn, J., Some Literary Recollections, London 1884

Quilter, H., 'A Living story-teller', Contemporary Review, 55 (April 1888), pp 572-93

Quilter, H. 'In Memoriam Amici', Universal Review, 5 (October 1889). Reprinted in Preferences in Art, Life and Literature, London 1892

Reade, C. L. and Reade C., Charles Reade: a Memoir, London 1887

Trollope, A., An Autobiography, London 1883

Swinburne, A. C., 'Wilkie Collins', Fortnightly Review, 275 (1 November 1890), pp 589-99.  Reprinted in Studies in Prose and Poetry, London 1894

Yates, E.  'Men of Mark: No 2 ‑ W. Wilkie Collins', The Train,  3, (June 1857), pp 352-57

Yates, E., 'In memoriam ‑ W.W.C., obit September 23rd 1889', The World (25 September 1889)

Yates, E., 'The Novels of Wilkie Collins', Temple Bar, 89 (August 1890), pp 528-32



Anderson, M., A Few Memories, London 1896

Ashley, R. P., 'Wilkie Collins Reconsidered', Nineteenth Century Fiction, 4 (March 1950), pp 265-73

Ashley, R. P., 'The Wilkie Collins Collection', The Princeton University Library Chronicle, 17 (Winter 1956)

Beard, N., 'Some Recollections of Yesterday', Temple Bar, 102 (July 1894), pp 315-39

Caine, H., My story, London 1908

Caracciolo, P., 'Wilkie Collins's "Divine Comedy": The Use of Dante in The Woman in White', Nineteenth Century Fiction, 25 (March 1971), pp 383-404

Caracciolo, P. L., 'Wilkie Collins and the Ladies of Baghdad, or the Sleeper Awakened', The Arabian Nights in English Literature (edited by Peter L. Caracciolo), London 1988

Compton-Rickett, A., 'Wilkie Collins', The Bookman, 42 (June 1912) pp 107-22

de la Mare, W., 'The Early Novels of Wilkie Collins', The Eighteen Sixties, edited by John Drinkwater, Cambridge 1932

Eliot, T. S.,  'Wilkie Collins and Dickens', Times Literary Supplement, (4 August 1927). pp 525-26; reprinted in Selected essays: 1917‑1932, London 1932

Ellis, S. M., Wilkie Collins, Le Fanu and Others, London 1931

Elwin, M., Victorian Wallflowers, London 1934

Hawthorne, J., Shapes that Pass, London 1928

Hayter, A., Opium and the Romantic Imagination, London 1968

Heller, T., Dead Secrets: Wilkie Collins and the Female Gothic, New Haven & London 1992

Hughes, W., The Maniac in the Cellar: Sensation Novels of the 1860s, Princeton, New Jersey, 1980

Hyder, C. K., 'Wilkie Collins and The Woman in White', PMLA 54 (1939), pp 297-303

Kendrick, W. M., 'The Sensationalism of The Woman in White', Nineteenth Century Fiction (June 1977)

Lehmann, J., Ancestors and Friends, London 1962

Lehmann, R. C., Memories of half a Century, London 1908

Lonoff, S.,  Wilkie Collins and his Victorian Readers: A Study in the Rhetoric of Authorship, New York 1982

Marshall, W. H., Wilkie Collins, New York 1970

Melville, L., 'Wilkie Collins', Temple Bar, 128 (September 1903); reprinted in Victorian novelists, 1906

Millais, J. G., The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais, (2 vols) London 1899

O'Neill, P., Wilkie Collins: Women, Property and Propriety, London 1988

Page, N. (editor), Wilkie: The Critical Heritage, London 1974

Phillips, W. C., Dickens, Reade and Collins: Sensation Novelists, New York 1919; reprinted 19xx

Rance, N., Wilkie Collins and Other Sensation Novelists, London 1991

Reeve, W., 'Recollections of Wilkie Collins', Chambers's Journal, 9 (June 1906), pp 458-61

Sehlbach, H.,  Untersuchungen uber die Romanskunst von Wilkie Collins, Jena 1931

Smith, N., and R. C. Terry (editors), Wilkie Collins to the Forefront: Some Reassessments, New York 1995

Smith, R. J., 'Margaret Carpenter (1793-1872): A Salisbury Artist Restored', The Hatcher Review, 4 (Autumn 1993), pp 2-32.

Taylor, J. B., In the Secret Theatre of Home: Wilkie Collins, Sensation Narrative, and Nineteenth Century Psychology, London & New York 1988

Thom, P., The Windings of the Labyrinth: Quest and Structure in the Major Novels of Wilkie Collins, Athens, Ohio, 1992

Walford, L. B., Memories of Victorian London, London 1912

Walters, J. Cumming, 'Books and Their Makers. A Chat about Wilkie Collins', Ideas, (22 July 1905), p 11

Ward, E. M., Memories of Ninety Years, edited by Isabel G. McAllister, London 1924

Watt, G., The Fallen Woman in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel, London & Canberra 1984

Waugh, A., 'Wilkie Collins: and his Mantle', The Academy and Literature, (5 April 1902), pp 364-65


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