A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860

About the Library

Cambridge University Library

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Periodicals:
The Family Herald (London).
The London Pioneer (London).
London Journal (London).
Lloyd's Penny Weekly Miscellany (London).
Reynolds's Miscellany (London).
Lloyd's Penny Atlas (London).
The Penny Satirist (London).
The Guide (London).
Reynolds's Miscellany (London).
Cleave's London Satirist (London).
Cassell's Illustrated Family Paper (London).
Editions:
J. H. Hainsforth (pseud.). A Legend of the Tower of London.
London: E. Lloyd, [1840]. 28 nos. 222 p.
"Bos" (pseud.) (ed.). The Post-Humourous Notes of the Pickwickian Club. Vol. 1.
London: E. Lloyd. 54 nos. 432 p.
"Bos" (pseud.) (ed.). The Post-Humurous (sic) Notes of the Pickwickian Club. Vol. 2.
London: E. Lloyd. 58 nos. 452 p.
"Bos" (pseud.). The Sketch Book containing a great number of highly interesting and original tales, sketches, &c. &c.
London: E. Lloyd. 12 nos. 92 p.
Timothy Portwine (pseud.). The Adventures of Valentine Vaux; or, the tricks of a ventriloquist.
London: E. Lloyd, 1840. 32 nos. 251 p.
E. F. Marriot (pseud.). Poor Little Jack; a nautical tale.
London: E. Lloyd, 1840. 24 nos. 188 p.
Thomas Prest. Ernnestine de Lacy; or, the robber's foundling. An old English romance.
London: E. Lloyd, 1842. 36 nos. 286 p.
The Life and Adventures of Oliver Twiss, the workhouse boy.
London: E. Lloyd, [1839]. 80 nos. 631 p.
Manuscripts from the Diary of a Physician. Vol. 1.
London: E. Lloyd, 1844. 49 nos. 390 p.
Fair Rosamond, A Romance of History.
London: Barth. 33 nos. 516 p.
The Death Ship; or, the pirate's bride and the maniac of the deep. A nautical romance.
London: E. Lloyd, 1846. 32 nos. 252 p.
Thomas Prest. The Gipsy Boy. A romance of the woods and the wilds.
London: E. Lloyd, [c. 1847]. 58 nos. 462 p.
Ellen T—. Emily Percy; or, the heiress of Sackville. A romance.
London: G. Purkess and W. Strange. 27 nos. 212 p.
J. F. Smith , Esq. The Young Chevalier; or, the wars of the Guelphs and Stuarts.
London: E. Lloyd, [c. 1851]. 20 nos. 158 p.
The Mysteries of the Madhouse; or, annals of Bedlam.
London: S. Chauntler. 10 nos. 78 p.
Thomas Miller. The Mysteries of London. Lights and Shadows of London Life. Third Series.
London: G. Vickers, 1849. 52 nos. 416 p.
E. L. Blanchard. The Mysteries of London. Lights and Shadows of London Life. Fourth Series.
London: G. Vickers, 1850. 52 nos. 416 p.
"Blueskin." (pseud.). Life of Jack Sheppard The Housebreaker.
"Illustrated Library of Romance". London: Glover, 1840. 20 nos. 80 p.
Memoirs of Serjeant Paul Swanston; being a narrative of a soldier's life, in barracks, ships, camps, battles, and captivity on sea and land; with notices of the most adventurous of his comrades.
London: B. D. Cousins. 55 nos. 434 p.
Robin Hood and Little John; or, the merry men of Sherwood forest.
London: George Peirce, 1847. 41 nos. 474 p.
James Lindridge , Esq. The Life and Adventures of Jack Rann; alias Sixteen-string Jack, the notorious highwayman.
London: G. Purkess. 52 nos. 412 p.
Tales of Shipwrecks and Adventures at Sea being a collection of faithful narratives of shipwrecks, mutinies, fires, famines, and Disasters incidental to a Sea Life; together with celebrated voyages, amusing tales, tough yarns, and interesting anecdotes.
London: William Mark Clark. 60 nos. 948 p.
Alexandre Dumas. Celebrated Crimes.
London: [Geo. Peirce]. 13 nos. 202 p.
Adam Bell, Clym o' the Cleugh, and William of Cloudeslie.
London: F. Hextall, 1842. 12 nos. 190 p.
Thomas Archer , Esq. Roderick Dhu, Clan-Alpine's Chief; or, the Scottish outlaw. A romance.
London: Hextall and Wall, 1843. 32 nos. 476 p.
The Red Cross Warrior; or, the spirit of the night. A romance of the eleventh century.
London: [Hextall and Wall], 1843. 12 nos. 190 p.
The Wandering Jew.
"Roscoe's library edition". London: E. Appleyard, 1845. 70 nos. 554 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. Faust: a romance of the secret tribunals.
London: G. Vickers. Paris: A. and W. Galignani. 28 nos. 218 p.
The Miser of Shoreditch: or, the curse of avarice. An original historical legendary romance Of the Fifteenth Century.
London: [J. Crantz], 1855. 38 nos. 302 p.
The Novel Newspaper. Vol. 4.
London: J. Cunningham, 1844.
William Hurton. The Doomed Ship; or, the wreck of the Arctic regions.
London: Willoughby & Co, 1856. 22 nos. 182 p.
Eugene Sue. The Female Bluebeard: or The Adventurer.
London: W. Strange, 1845. 20 nos. 306 p.
Mysteries of the Old Castles of France, or secret intrigues of the Kings and Queens, Princes and Princesses, and other great personages of the times.
London: W. Strange and E. Dipple, [c. 1848]. 44 nos. 348 p.
Ottawah, the last chief of the Red Indians of Newfoundland. A Romance.
"Roscoe's library edition". London: G. Slater. 22 nos. 176 p.
The Orphan Sisters, or, the lover's secret.
London: John Lofts. 43 nos. 337 p.
Jane Shore; or, the goldsmith's wife.
London: Henry Lea. 46 nos. 362 p.
Sylvester Sound the Somnambulist.
London: W. M. Clark, 1844. 367 p.
Robert of Artois. An historical romance of the Fourteenth Century.
London: E. Farrington. 22 nos. 182 p.
Old London Bridge, a romance of the sixteenth century.
London: Henry Lea. 52 nos. 407 p.
Paul de Kock. The Barber of Paris.
London: Henry Lea. 11 nos. 174 p.
The Conspirators: the secret societies, the prefecture of police under Caussidière, the free corps, &c. &c. &c.
London: George Peirce. 128 p.
A Voice from the Tomb! A dialogue between Nelson and Wellington, overheard at St. Paul's.
London: J. Pattie, [c. 1859]. 42 nos.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Rye House Plot; or, Ruth, the conspirator's daughter.
London: John Dicks, 1857. 54 nos. 426 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. Leila, or, the star of Mingrelia.
London: John Dicks. 25 nos. 200 p.
The Mysteries of the Court of London. Vol. 1.
London: John Dicks, 1849. 52 nos. 416 p.
The Mysteries of the Court of London. Vol. 2.
London: . 416 p.
Mary Price; or, the memoirs of a servant-maid. Vol. 1.
London: , 1852. 414 p.
Mary Price; or, the memoirs of a servant-maid. Vol. 2.
London: , 1853. 414 p.
The Soldier's Wife.
London: John Dicks, 1853. 26 nos. 206 p.
The Young Duchess; or, memoirs of a lady of quality. A sequel to "Ellen Percy.".
London: John Dicks. 52 nos. 415 p.
Ellen Percy; or, the memoirs of an actress. Vol. 1.
London: , 1856. 416 p.
Ellen Percy; or, the memoirs of an actress. Vol. 2.
London: , 1857. 415 p.
The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox, the ventriloquist.
London: Willoughby & Co, 1848. 78 nos. 620 p.
Alfred, or, the adventures of a French Gentleman.
London: Willoughby and Co, 1844. 237 p.
Alfred: or, the adventures of a French gentleman.
London: Henry Lea. 30 nos. 237 p.
Adventures of Don Quixote De La Mancha. Vol. 1.
London: Willoughby & Co, [c. 1852]. 55 nos. 440 p.
Adventures of Don Quixote De La Mancha. Vol. 2.
London: Willoughby & Co, [c. 1852]. 370 p.
The Vicar of Wakefield, a tale.
London: Willoughby and Co, 1841. 35 nos. 252 p.
Adventures of Old Dan Tucker, and his son Walter; a tale of North Carolina.
London: Willoughby & Co. 222 p.
Alexandre Dumas. The Watchmaker.
London: Henry Lea. 13 nos. 206 p.
the "Old Sailor" (pseud.). Jem Bunt: a tale of the land and the ocean.
London: Henry Lea. 272 p.