Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: Matthew Henry Barker (1790–1846)

Alternate Name(s): The Old Sailor (pseudonym); M. H. Barker (familiar name)

Biography: See entry in Sutherland.

References: Sutherland


  1. Land and Sea Tales.  2 vol.  London: Effingham Wilson, 1836.
  2. Topsail-Sheet Blocks: or, The Naval Foundling.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1838.
  3. Hamilton King: or, The Smuggler and the Dwarf.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1839.
  4. The Naval Club.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1842.
  5. Victory: or, The Ward-Room Mess.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1844.