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Gynaecological doctor William Acton's Functions and Disorders of the Reproductive Organs, in Childhood, Youth, Adult Age...
Coventry Patmore's popular, long narrative poem The Angel in the House was published in parts between 1854 and 1862. Ins...
Edwin Ray Lankester was a pioneering zoologist working at the turn of the 20th century. He developed the science of para...
Originally written in German between 1892-93, this book appeared in English translation two months before Oscar Wilde wa...
Samuel Butler originally published Erewhon anonymously. The title is the name of a fictional country that is discovered...
T H Huxley was known as ‘Darwin’s Bulldog’ for his support of the theory of evolution. But Huxley opposed the idea that ...
This is the first English edition of Oscar Wilde’s play Salomé, with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, and trans...
The Principles of Biology by Herbert Spencer (1864) looked at biology in terms of themes, such as Function, Adaptation a...
Periodical, Illustration, Image
Jugend, translated as ‘Youth’, was a German art magazine founded in the late 19th century. With its plush coloured front...
Francis Galton, the author of Hereditary Genius (1869), was a cousin of Charles Darwin, and the first person to use the ...
Book, Illustration, Image
This short story, published in Czech and written by French author Robert de Flers, contains beautiful examples of Alphon...
These two texts were published at the beginning of this edition of Jude the Obscure, the first being the preface to the...
Book, Illustration, Image
Keynotes (1893) is a collection of short stories by George Egerton, the pseudonym of Mary Chavelita Dunne (1859–1945), b...
Manuscript, Draft Created date: estimated 1889-91
In this manuscript copy of Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy's revisions to speech are revealing. Many represent a...
Penny dreadful, Serial, Illustration, Image
The Work Girls of London is a cautionary melodrama about the innocence of young women and the corrupting influence of t...