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 Mysterious Pilgrim

This image is the title page of the chapbook. There something handwritten at the top, but it is not decipherable. The full title of The Mysterious Pilgrim story is written first, followed by a quote from William Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona. This portion takes up two thirds of the page, and is followed by the title of The Hibernian Mendicant story. At the bottom of the page, the publishers’ information is listed.

The Mysterious Pilgrim: Or, Fatal Duplicity. An Italian Romance … To Which Is Added, the Hibernian Mendicant. A Tale Author: Unknown (The […]

The Adventures of Capt. Duncan

Author: Mary Anne Radcliffe; Publication: 1802

Published under mysterious circumstances, this chapbook tracks a captain’s journey outside of England across land and sea.

Maximilian and Selina

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1804

A tale of romance, resentment, and revenge, this chapbook tells the story of a noble family living in France as one brother’s evil corrupts the lives of those around him.

Wolfstein

Wolfstein; or, the Mysterious Bandit. A Terrific Romance. To Which Is Added, The Bronze Statue. A Pathetic Tale. Author: UnknownPublisher: J. BaileyPublication […]

The Castle Spectre; or, Family Horrors

Author: Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson; Publication: 1807

Set in Scotland, England, and Italy, this chapbook is a complicated tale of vengeance, violence, and long-lost love. And there’s a ghost!

Paul and Virginia

The History of Paul and Virginia; or the Shipwreck Author: Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-PierrePublisher: T. Maiden, Ann LemoinePublication Year: 1802Language: EnglishBook Dimensions: […]

The Mystic Tower

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1800

This shilling-shocker, set during the Holy Wars, tells a tale of romance, murder, terror, and mystery.