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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cordelia

Cordelia, Or a Romance of Real Life Author: Sophia King FortnumPublisher: Minerva PressPublication Year: 1799Language: EnglishBook Dimensions: 11cm x 18cmPages: 212University of […]

The Affecting History of Caroline

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1805

A story of love and tragedy, this chapbook features plagiarized excerpts from Charlotte Smith’s 1789 novel “Ethelinde.”

The Fiery Castle

The Fiery Castle, or, Sorcerer Vanquished: A Romance: Relating the Wonderful Adventures of a Female Knight, in Which Is Described Her Attack […]

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!

The Twin Sisters

The Twin Sisters; or, Two Girls of Nineteen: Being the Interesting Adventures of Sophia and Charlotte Melford. An Affecting Narrative Author: UnknownPublisher: […]

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: […]