A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860

About the Work

William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882)
Historical figure:
John Sheppard (1702-1724), British thief
Plagiarised text:
"Jack Sheppard". Bentley's Miscellany (London), Jan. 1839-Feb. 1840.

See also The Life and Adventures of Jack Sheppard and The Eventful Life and Unparalleled Exploits of the Notorious Jack Sheppard, the Housebreaker.

Penny Publication

"Blueskin." (pseud.). Life of Jack Sheppard The Housebreaker.
"Illustrated Library of Romance". London: Glover, 1840. 20 nos. 80 p.ASU, BL, Bodley, BYU, CUL, Guildhall, Kent
Indexed in:
Summers (p. 388), James (p. 185), James & Smith (37)