|Table-Talk by John Selden, or Seldeniana, published by Southgate, 1868|
Toying with this idea of table-talk for the next Tanks & Tablecloths wave…
(forming plural nouns) denoting things associated with a person, place, or field of interest:
Americana | Victoriana.
In 1755, Samuel Johnson's Dictionary described an -ana as 'loose thoughts, or casual hints, dropped by eminent men and collected by their friends'. (Johnson's Dictionary would therefore be called a Johnsoniana.)
John Selden published Table-Talk in 1689 and it later became known as Seldeniana.