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 Life of Jack Sheppard The Housebreaker and The Life and Adventures of Jack Sheppard.

Penny Publication

The Eventful Life and Unparalleled Exploits of the Notorious Jack Sheppard, the Housebreaker.
London: Thomas White. 12 nos. 96 p.BL
Indexed in:
James (p. 187), James & Smith (207)