English Short Title Catalogue

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Bibliography of titles published in England. For full texts, see Early English Books Online.
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1473 and 1800.
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British Library Accessibility
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The English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC) lists records of documents in any language published in Great Britain or its colonies or published in English anywhere in the world from the 15th through the 18th centuries. Shakespeare’s works, New Testaments, sermons, songs, advertisements, plays and many other types of publications can be accessed.

Most, though not all, of the items in the ESTC are available through Early English Books Online.

Subjects covered:
  • English
  • Languages and Literatures
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Short Title Catalogue