A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860

About the Publisher

Name:
John Clements (1805-1878)
Ref:
BBTI

"Bookseller and stationer at 21 Little Pulteney st. Golden sq. London; one of the first to attempt publication of cheap serial works among which were The romancist and novelist library issued in weekly parts; obtained contract for first supply of envelopes ever used by the Stationery office; the first to introduce sale of note paper in 5 quire packets. d. Tunbridge Wells 10 Nov. 1878 in 73rd year."
Source: Boase, Frederic. Modern English Biography. Vol. I of IV. Truro: Netherton & Worth, 1892. p. 1669. Reprinted by Frank Cass, 1965.

Address:
Little Pulteney-street
Bought plates from:
Benjamin Davy Cousins
Editions:
The Gipsey's Warning; or, love and ruin. An entirely original romance of real life.
London: J. Clements. 20 nos. 156 p.
Prosper Chavigni and Letitia Laferti; or le chemin de traverse.
"Romancist and Novelist's Library". London: J. Clements, [c. 1842]. 22 nos. 172 p.
Eliza Grimwood, a domestic legend of the Waterloo Road, with biographical notices of her fair companions; also, sketches of dukes, lords, Hon. M.P.'s, magistrates and her murderer.
London: B. D. Cousins. 40 nos. 318 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.
M. de Balzac. Mother and Daughter; or, la Marana.
"Romancist and Novelist's Library". London: J. Clements. 36 p.
The Three Rivals; or, Theodora, the Spanish widow.
"Romancist and Novelist's Library". London: J. Clements, [c. 1842]. 26 p.
The Negro's Revenge; or, Brulart, the black pirate.
"Romancist and Novelist's Library". London: J. Clements. 7 nos. 49 p.
The Enchanted Horse; or, Claramunda and Cleomades.
"Romancist and Novelist's Library". London: J. Clements. 10 p.