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  • Bel Demonio and Fabian's Tower

    Book, Yellow back, Illustration, Image

    Ward & Lock closely followed Routledge as the most prolific publisher of yellowbacks, producing series such as the Run a...

  • Christmas card with picture of tea leaves

    Card, Illustration, Image

    Sir Henry Cole devised the first Christmas card in 1843, but it wasn’t until the 1880s that festive cards were mass prod...

  • Penny dreadful, Black Bess

    Penny dreadful, Serial, Illustration, Image

    Black Bess is a heavily fictionalised account of the life and death of the infamous English highway bandit Dick Turpin ...

  • Scenes from the Life of the Buddha

    Manuscript, Image, Illustration, Paper folding book

    The 19th-century Burmese illustrated manuscript is on the early life of the Buddha, from his resolve to depart from his...

  • The Last Chronicles of Barset by Trollope

    Serial, Illustration, Image

    The Last Chronicles of Barset was the sixth and last of Anthony Trollope’s novels set in the fictional county of Barsets...