The Mystery of the Black Convent

An Interesting Spanish Tale of the Eleventh Century Author: UnknownPublisher: A. NeilPublication Year: 1806Language: EnglishBook Dimensions: 10cm x 18cmPages: 36University of Virginia […]

The Mysterious Mother

This image is the advertisement of the play from the publishers. It reveals how this play had been accessible in private, but is now offered to the public.

The Mysterious Mother, A Tragedy Author: Horace Walpole Publisher: John Archer, William Jones, Richard White Publication Year: 1791Language: EnglishBook Dimensions: 10cm x […]

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 […]

Manuel: A Tragedy

Manuel: A Tragedy, in Five Acts: As Performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury-Lane Author: Charles Robert MaturinPublisher: William ClowesPublication Year: 1817Language: EnglishBook […]

The Champion of Virtue

This image is of the title page of The Champion of Virtue: A Gothic Story. The name of the story is printed in large, capital black letters and centered on the page. Right below the story’s title, “by the Editor of the Phoenix” is printed, with “Editor” and “Phoenix” in large typeface and all other words standard size. “A translation of Barclay’s Argenis” is printed below the credit to the author. This is followed by a Latin quote: “Ficta Voluptatis caula lint proxima veris. Horace.” “A new edition” is italicized below, followed by the publication company and 1795.

The Champion of Virtue: A Gothic Story Author: Clara ReevePublisher: A. Cleugh, W. PhorsonPublication Year: 1795Language: EnglishBook Dimensions: 10.5cm x 16cmPages: 192University […]

The Royal and Noble Lovers

The Royal and Noble Lovers: Or, the History of the Great Earl of Essex and Queen Elizabeth Author: UnknownPublisher: Ann Lemoine and […]

The Dreamer’s Sure Guide

This image shows the title page, including full title and publication information.

The Dreamer’s Sure Guide: Or Dreams Clearly Explained: By Which Means Future Events Are Foretold With Great Certainty and Precision Author: UnknownPublisher: […]

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 […]

Life of Jemima

Life of Jemima, Or, the Confessions of an Unfortunate Bastard Who by the Antipathy of her Parents was Driven to Every Scene […]

Durward and Isabelle

Durward and Isabelle Author: Unknown Publisher: Dean & Munday Publication Year: c. 1820s Language: English Book Dimensions: 11 cm x 16 cm  […]