Victorian Best Sellers by Year

1862

  1. The Doctor's Family,Margaret Oliphant
  2. The Last of the Mortimers, Margaret Oliphant
  3. Ravenshoe,Henry Kingsley
  4. Held in Bondage, Ouida
  5. Lady Audley's Secret, Margaret Elizabeth Braddons
  6. A Strange Story (serialised in AYR) first-person narrative,Bulwer-Lytton
  7. The Lord Mayor of London, Harrison Ainsworth
  8. Orley Farm,Anthony Trollope
  9. No Name (3 vols)., Wilkie Collins

1863

  1. London Labour and the London Poor, Henry Mayhew
  2. Salem Chapel,Margaret Oliphant
  3. Sylvia's Lovers, Elizabeth Gaskell
  4. Romola (serialised 1862-1863), George Eliot, il. Lord Leighton
  5. Caxtoniana, Bulwer-Lytton
  6. Cardinal Pole, Harrison Ainsworth

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