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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 ...

  • Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone

    Book, Illustration, Image

    The Moonstone is generally considered the first detective novel in English, but it might better be described as the firs...