English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)

The English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) at the British Library lists over 480,000 items from the collections of the British Library and over 2,000 other libraries. The works listed were published between 1473 and 1800, mainly in the British Isles and North America, and are mostly in English.


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