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 […]

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  […]

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!

Tales of the Passions: Jealousy

Author: George Moore; Publication: 1811

In this English novel, an envious husband wreaks havoc until finally learning to trust his family and control his passions.

The Affecting History of Louisa

Author: Unknown; Publication: 1804

Inspired by a George Henry Glasse translation, this chapbook connects the life of Louisa, a deranged wanderer of Bourton, England, to her greatest loss—the social denial of her identity as the German Emperor’s daughter.