A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860

About the Publisher

Name:
George Purkess (1801-1859)
Ref:
DNCJBBTI

Kirkpatrick, Robert J. “The Purkess Family of Dean StreetYesterday's Papers (April 2, 2014)

Addresses:
60 Dean-street, Soho
Compton-street, Soho
Editions:
Almira's Curse; or, the black tower of Bransdorf. A romance.
London: Edward Lloyd and G. Purkess. 25 nos. 198 p.
A Lady in Search of a Husband. A romance.
London: Purkess and Strange, [1847]. 11 nos. 84 p.
The Virgin Bride. A romance.
London: E. Lloyd and Purkess. 8 nos. 58 p.
Ellen T—. Emily Percy; or, the heiress of Sackville. A romance.
London: G. Purkess and W. Strange. 27 nos. 212 p.
The History and Lives of the Most Notorious Pirates of All Nations; narrating a series of gallant sea-fights, deadful murders, daring attacks, horrid cruelties and barbatities; also their Debauched and Profligate Manner of Living, places of refuge, &c. &c.
London: E. Lloyd. 72 nos. 570 p.
The History and Lives of the Most Notorious Highwaymen, Footpads, Murderers, brigands, pickpockets, thieves, banditti, and robbers of every description.
London: Purkess, Strange and Lloyd. 60 nos. 476 p.
Ellen T—. Ravensdale. A romance.
London: G. Purkess and Strange, [1847]. 15 nos. 116 p.
The Widow Mortimer; or, the marriage in the dark. A romance.
London: G. Purkess and Strange. 12 nos. 94 p.
Lieutenant Murray (pseud.). The Rosebud; or, twice condemned. A romance.
London: G. Purkess and Strange, [1847]. 12 nos. 92 p.
The Unhappy Bride; or, the grave of the profligate. A Domestic Tragedy.
London: G. Purkess and Strange, [c. 1848]. 7 nos. 54 p.
Constance; or, the star of the ballet. An interesting narrative.
London: G. Purkess. 11 nos. 84 p.
Ethelinde; or, the fatal vow. A romance.
London: G. Purkess, [1848]. 12 nos. 92 p.
The Royal Twins; or, the sisters of mystery.
London: G. Purkess, [1848]. 19 nos. 148 p.
The Golden Marriage. A romance of deep interest.
London: G. Purkess and Strange, [c. 1848]. 10 nos. 77 p.
Mrs. M. L. Sweetser. The Double Courtship. A romance of deep interest.
London: Purkiss (sic) and Strange, [1847]. 12 nos. 92 p.
Harry Hazel (pseud.). The Corsair; the foundling of the sea. A Romance.
London: Purkess and Strange, [1847]. 6 nos. 44 p.
I'm afloat, I'm afloat: or, Roderick the rover. A romance.
London: G. Purkess, [1847]. 11 nos. 84 p.
A. J. Requier. The Old Sanctuary. A romance of the Ashley.
London: Edward Lloyd and G. Purkess. 12 nos. 94 p.
J. H. Ingraham. The Ringdove. A romance.
London: G. Purkess, [1848]. 9 nos. 68 p.
George Lippard , esq. Dora Livingstone, the Adulteress; or, the Quaker city.
London: G. Purkess and E. Lloyd, [c. 1848]. 18 nos. 142 p.
T. Frost , esq. The Corsican Brothers; or, the fatal duel.
London: Purkess, [1852]. 39 nos. 308 p.
J. Dicks , esq. Tyburn Tree; or, the mysteries of the past.
London: G. Purkess. 44 nos. 358 p.
The Life of the King of the Beggars; or, Bampfylde Moore Carew.
London: G. Purkess. 38 nos. 300 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.
Turpin's Famous Ride to York.
London: G. Purkess. 8 nos. 58 p.
Paul Jones, the Pirate.
London: G. Purkess. 68 nos. 544 p.
Ben Bolt; or, the perils of a sailor.
London: G. Purkess. 16 nos. 126 p.
Ben Bolt, or, the perils of a sailor. An original nautical and domestic romance.
London: G. Purkess. 16 nos. 126 p.
Adam Bell; or, the archers of Englewood forest.
London: G. Purkess. 24 nos. 190 p.
Thomas Archer, Esq. Roderick Dhu, Clan-Alpine's Chief; or, the Scottish outlaw. A romance.
London: G. Purkess, 1850. 57 nos. 454 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 Fate of Gaspar or, the mystic caverns.
London: Strange and Purkess, 1842. 20 nos. 162 p.
T. Frost. Paul, the Poacher.
London: G. Purkess. 60 nos. 475 p.
The Life of Captain Macheath, the bold highwayman.
London: G. Purkess. 27 nos. 214 p.
T. Frost. The Black Mask: or, the mysterious robber.
London: G. Purkess, 1850. 30 nos. 236 p.
The Monk.
London: G. Purkess. 36 nos. 281 p.
James Cooke. Jack Cade, the Insurrectionist; an historical romance.
London: G. Purkess. 32 nos. 254 p.
The Unknown Warrior: or, the secret band. A romance of the eleventh century.
London: G. Purkess. 24 nos. 188 p.
T. Frost. George Barrington, the gentleman pickpocket.
London: G. Purkess, [1852]. 29 nos. 227 p.
The Patriot's Bride; or, the young colonist. A romance.
London: G. Purkess. 8 nos. 62 p.
The Pledge: or, the first step to fortune. A sequel to The Bottle.
London: G. Purkess, [1848]. 12 nos. 92 p.
The Doom of the Drinker. A romance.
London: G. Purkess. 9 nos. 70 p.
The New Historical Note Book; or, soldiers' and seamans' recorder.
London: [G. Purkess]. 8 nos.