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 […]

Eliza: Or the Unhappy Nun

Eliza: Or the Unhappy Nun: Exemplifying the Unlimited Tyranny Exercised by the Abbots and Abbesses Over the Ill-fated Victims of Their Malice […]

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 […]

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.

The Skeleton

The Skeleton; or, Mysterious Discovery. A Gothic Romance. Author: Isaac CrookendenPublisher: A. NeilPublication Year: 1805Language: EnglishBook Dimensions: 9.5cm x 17.75cmPages: 38University of […]

Clairville Castle

Author: Unknown; Publication: Unknown

In this chapbook set in France, a love story is hindered by a villain’s lust and Machiavellian quest for power, full of abduction and murder.

Fatal Vows

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1810

Backdropped against the outskirts of Italy, a complicated web of family, loyalty, and betrayal spirals a noble family into conspiracy and murder.