The Mysterious Bride

The Mysterious Bride, or The Statue Spectre Author: Unknown Publisher: T. HughesPublication Year: c. 1800–1802Language: EnglishBook Dimensions: 10.5cm x 17.5cmPages: 36 University […]

The Horrors of the Secluded Castle

The Horrors of the Secluded Castle: Or Virtue Triumphant; Containing an Interesting Narrative of the Captivity of Anna, the Fair Orphan: Including […]

Cupid’s Annual Charter

Cupid’s Annual Charter, or, St. Valentine’s Festival: In Which All True Lovers Have Free Leave to Declare Their Sentiments for Each Other […]

Stories of the Ship

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1807

A collection of stories related to the sea and sailors, this chapbook includes humorous anecdotes as well as adventurous tales of heroic resilience.

Fisher’s Cheerful Companion

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1800

This chapbook contains thirteen humorous yet captivating short stories set in cities across Europe. The stories touch on a variety of themes—from romance to murder.

The Unfortunate Daughter

Author: John Corry; Publication: 1803

In this novella set in England, a nobleman uses an all-female boarding school to seduce and subsequently elope a young woman, only to abandon her in France.

The Female Bluebeard

Author: Eugene Sue; Publication: 1845

In this Eugène Sue novel, the Female Bluebeard is believed to have killed her past three husbands and now has three lovers: a pirate captain, a hide dealer, and a cannibal.