Penny dreadful, Gentleman Jack


Gentleman Jack is an example of a penny dreadful in the popular highwayman tradition. Created by James Malcolm Rymer, a prolific author of penny dreadfuls, it was first published in serial parts over four years. This edition contains the story in full and was produced, according to the Preface, because the serialisaton was an 'extraordinary success'.

Full title:
Gentleman Jack; or, Life on the road. A romance of interest, abounding in hair-breadth escapes of the most exciting character
1852, London
Penny dreadful / Serial / Illustration / Image
James Malcolm Rymer
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library

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