A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860

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New York University Libraries

New York, New York, United States

Periodicals:
The Penny Satirist (London).
Parley's Penny Library (London).
Editions:
"Bos" (pseud.) (ed.). Pickwick in America! detailing all the remarkable adventures of taat (sic) illustrious individual and his learned companions, in the United States; extraordinary Jonathanisms, collected by Mr. Snodgrass, and the sayings, doings, and mems, of the facetious Sam Weller.
London: E. Lloyd. 44 nos. 350 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.
Ela, the Outcast; or, the gipsy of Rosemary Dell. A romance of thrilling interest.
London: E. Lloyd, [1841]. 104 nos. 827 p.
Gallant Tom; or, the perils of a sailor ashore and afloat.
London: E. Lloyd, [1849]. 30 nos. 236 p.
The Hebrew Maiden; or, the lost diamond. A tale of chivalry.
London: E. Lloyd, 1841. 104 nos. 830 p.
The Life and Adventures of Oliver Twiss, the workhouse boy.
London: E. Lloyd, [1839]. 80 nos. 631 p.
Vileroy; or, the horrors of Zindorf Castle. A romance of chivalry.
London: E. Lloyd. 52 nos. 412 p.
The Smuggler King; or, the foundling of the wreck. A nautico domestic romance.
London: E. Lloyd, 1844. 56 nos. 446 p.
Martha Willis; or, the maid, the profligate, and the felon. A romance.
London: E. Lloyd. 32 nos. 254 p.
Eugene Sue. The Wandering Jew.
London: E. Lloyd, 1845. 12 nos. 188 p.
Thomas Prest. The Old House of West Street; or, London in the last century. A Romance Tale.
London: Edward Lloyd, 1846. 104 nos. 828 p.
The Love Child. A romance.
London: Edward Lloyd. 59 nos. 467 p.
The Ordeal by Touch. A romance.
London: E. Lloyd, [1846]. 12 nos. 91 p.
The Convict: a romance.
London: E. Lloyd, 1846. 20 nos. 156 p.
The Dream of a Life. A romance.
London: E. Lloyd. 16 nos. 126 p.
The Jew and the Foundling. A romance.
London: E. Lloyd, 1847. 49 nos. 388 p.
My Poll and my Partner Joe; or, pretty Poll of Putney. A nautical romance.
London: E. Lloyd. 48 nos. 380 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Mysteries of London. Vol. 1.
London: George Vickers, 1846. 416 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Mysteries of London. Vol. 2.
London: George Vickers, 1846. 53 nos. 424 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Mysteries of London. Second series. Vol. 1.
London: G. Vickers, 1847. 52 nos. 416 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Mysteries of London. Second series. Vol. 2.
London: G. Vickers, 1848. 52 nos. 416 p.
M. V. de Féréal. The Mysteries of the Inquisition.
London: Geo. Peirce, [c. 1845]. 16 nos. 128 p.
Robin Hood and Little John; or, the merry men of Sherwood forest.
London: Foster and Hextall, 1840. 41 nos. 474 p.
Robin Hood and Little John; or, the merry men of Sherwood forest.
London: Hextall and Wall, 1843. 41 nos. 474 p.
The London Apprentice and the Goldsmith's Daughter of West Chepe; or, the evil May-day. A story in the times of bluff King Hal. Vol. 1.
London: W. S. Johnson, [1852]. 31 nos. 244 p.
The London Apprentice and the Goldsmith's Daughter of West Chepe; or, the evil May-day. A story in the times of bluff King Hal. Vol. 2.
London: W. S. Johnson. 31 nos. 248 p.
The London Apprentice and the Goldsmith's Daughter of West Chepe; or, the evil May-day. A story in the times of bluff King Hal. Vol. 3.
London: W. S. Johnson. 29 nos. 230 p.
Pierce Egan the younger. Quintin Matsys, the blacksmith of Antwerp. A historical romance.
London: W. W. Barth. 63 nos. 497 p.
Pierce Egan. Quintin Matsys the Blacksmith of Antwerp.
London: W. S. Johnson. 40 nos. 323 p.
Pierce Egan the younger. Wat Tyler.
London: Geo. Peirce, 1845. 55 nos. 874 p.
Pierce Egan. Wat Tyler.
London: [W. S. Johnson], 1851. 64 nos. 510 p.
Turpin's Famous Ride to York.
London: G. Purkess. 8 nos. 58 p.
Pierce Egan the younger. Paul Jones. Vol. 1.
London: F. Hextall, 1842. 340 p.
Pierce Egan the younger. Paul Jones. Vol. 2.
London: F. Hextall, 1842. 308 p.
Obediah Throttle (pseud.). Jack Shepperd.
London: [Foster and Hextall]. 30 nos. 237 p.
Hofer, the patriot of the Tyrol. An historical romance.
London: George Peirce, 1845. 16 nos. 126 p.
Paul Feval. The Midnight Reckoning; or, the Molly Maguires. A tale of real life in Ireland.
London: George Peirce, 1846. 16 nos. 124 p.
Ned Buntline (pseud.). The King of the Sea. A tale of the fearless and free.
London: Geo. Peirce, 1848. 13 nos. 108 p.
Professor Ingraham. The Freebooters; or, the cruise of the Sea Slipper. A romance of New York.
London: [George Peirce]. 19 nos. 150 p.
The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Vidocq; a singular and extraordinary narrative of adventures, as a convict and thief-taker during the epoch of the great French Revolution.
London: I. J. Chidley. 26 nos. 206 p.
Pierce Egan. Clifton Grey; or, love and war: a tale of the present day.
London: W. S. Johnson, [1856]. 36 nos. 290 p.
M. Eugene Sue. The Mysteries of Paris.
"Roscoe's library edition". London: E. Appleyard, 1845. 32 nos. 522 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. Faust: a romance of the secret tribunals.
London: G. Vickers. Paris: A. and W. Galignani. 28 nos. 218 p.
"Buz!". Current American Notes.
London: . 5 nos. 80 p.
William Hurton. The Doomed Ship; or, the wreck of the Arctic regions.
London: Henry Lea, [1856]. 182 p.
Eugene Sue. The Female Bluebeard: or The Adventurer.
London: W. Strange, 1845. 20 nos. 306 p.
The Temptation; or, the watch tower of Koat-Vën: a romantic tale.
London: [George Vickers], 1845. 116 p.
The Orphan Sisters, or, the lover's secret.
London: John Lofts. 43 nos. 337 p.
Sylvester Sound the Somnambulist.
London: W. M. Clark, 1844. 367 p.
Henry Cockton. The Sisters; or, the fatal marriages.
London: W. M. Clark, 1851. 12 nos. 380 p.
The Steward: a romance of real life.
London: W. M. Clark, 1850. 24 nos. 380 p.
The Steward: a romance of real life.
London: W. M. Clark, 1851. 24 nos. 380 p.
the old sailor (pseud.). Jem Bunt: a tale of The Land and the Ocean.
London: Willoughby & Co. 39 nos. 312 p.
Old London Bridge, a romance of the sixteenth century.
London: Willoughby & Co. 52 nos. 407 p.
Old London Bridge, a romance of the sixteenth century.
London: Henry Lea. 52 nos. 407 p.
M. Victor Hugo. The King's Fool: or, le roi s'amuse.
"Romancist and Novelist's Library". London: J. Clements. 44 p.
Lucretia Borgia; a dramatic tale.
"Romancist and Novelist's Library". London: J. Clements, 1842. 39 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Seamstress; or, the white slave of England.
London: John Dicks, 1853. 17 nos. 134 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. Kenneth: a romance of the Highlands.
London: John Dicks, 1856. 47 nos. 376 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Massacre of Glencoe.
London: John Dicks. 43 nos. 339 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. May Middleton; or, the history of a fortune.
London: John Dicks, 1858. 17 nos. 136 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. Omar: a tale of the war.
London: J. Dicks. 40 nos. 324 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. Margaret; or, the discarded queen.
London: John Dicks. 43 nos. 342 p.
Mary Price; or, the memoirs of a servant-maid. Vol. 1.
London: John Dicks, 1860. 52 nos. 414 p.
Mary Price; or, the memoirs of a servant-maid. Vol. 2.
London: John Dicks, 1853. 52 nos. 414 p.
The Soldier's Wife.
London: , 1853. 206 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Loves of the Harem; a tale of Constantinople.
London: John Dicks, 1855. 42 nos. 333 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Empress Eugenie's Boudoir.
London: John Dicks, 1857. 41 nos. 323 p.
The Young Duchess; or, memoirs of a lady of quality. A sequel to "Ellen Percy.".
London: John Dicks, 1858. 52 nos. 415 p.
Joseph Wilmot; or, the memoirs of a man-servant. Vol. 1.
London: , 1854. 415 p.
Joseph Wilmot; or, the memoirs of a man-servant. Vol. 2.
London: , 1855. 413 p.
George W. M. Reynolds. The Necromancer.
London: J. Dicks. 33 nos. 264 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 & Co. 30 nos. 237 p.
Alfred: or, the adventures of a French gentleman.
London: Henry Lea. 30 nos. 237 p.
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Negro life in the slave states of America. Cassy's great appeal. Vol. 1.
"The People's Illustrated Edition". London: Clarke & Co., Foreign Booksellers, 1852. 24 nos. 380 p.