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 […]

Faulconstein Forest

This image is of the title page of the novel, which includes the full title of the novel as well as a poem, the location of the publisher, and the year it was published.

Faulconstein Forest. A Romantic Tale Author: Unknown Publisher: T. Hookham, Junior, and E. T. HookhamPublication Year: 1810Language: EnglishBook Dimensions: 12.3cm x 19cmPages: […]

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 […]

The Commodore’s Daughter

Author: Benjamin Barker; Publication: 1847

Where one end is tied, another frays. With its twists and turns, this transatlantic tale recounts
heartbreak, love, desire, and greed.

Wolfstein

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

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: […]

Mary, the Maid of the Inn

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1822

Featuring themes of superstition, mental illness, and moral dilemmas, this chapbook—adapted from a Robert Southey poem—follows Mary as she uncovers her betrothed’s crimes goes mad.

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.

Ravensdale

Author: Ellen T.; Publication: 1847

A tale of two sisters and intersecting love stories that cross societal boundaries, this book follows romances that ultimately lead to madness, disparity, and fatality.