Household words : A weekly journal / Conducted by Charles Dickens.

Uniform title
[American edition.].
New York [New York] : J.A. Dix, publisher, numbers 10 Park Place
  • 1 online resource (volumes) : illustrations
  • Began in 1853. Ceased in 1859?


American Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society. [More in this series]
Numbering peculiarities
Extra Christmas numbers were issued with volume 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18.
Linking notes
Reissue of the original weekly published in London, 1850-1859. No. <4-5> reissued by George P. Putnam with a cancel slip over the number and the date. By issue 28 his imprint was printed below the caption title. Also issued in semi-annual (volume) compilations. In 1852 <vol. 5, numbers 23> was reissued with additional content as: Dicken's household words and valuable whispers. In 1852, <new series volume 1, numbers 4-15> was reissued with additional content as: Dickens' household words, and United States weekly register, then <new series volume 1, numbers 5-15> was reissued with additional content as: Dickens's household words and United States weekly register. In 1853 the title reverted back to Household words, and was marketed as "American edition," which was issued in both a weekly and a monthly edition as well as in semi-annual (volume) compilations, beginning with Vol. 1 (1850). Subscribers could also send back their own collected sets (of whatever years) and have them bound in green publisher's cloth to match the semi-annual compilations.
  • Reproduction of the original from the American Antiquarian Society.
  • Title from Volume 10 title page.
  • At head of title on monthly edition: American edition.
  • Publishers: McElrath and Lord, <1853>; McElrath and Backer, <1853-1854>; T.L. McElrath and Company, 1854; J.A. Dix, <1855>; Dix and Edwards, 1855-1856; Dix, Edwards and Company, <1857>; Miller and Curtis, <1857>.
  • Editor: Charles Dickens, 1850-<1857>.
Place name(s)
United States New York New York.
Other editions
  • Household words (New York, N.Y. : Weekly)
  • Household words (New York, N.Y. : Monthly)
  • Household words
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