Genre Information At the Circulating Library

Genre: Historical Novel: 18th Century

Description: The following novels are set in the 18th century or depict figures from the eighteenth century.

  1. John Ainslie.  Ernest Campbell.  3 vol.  London: James Cochrane, 1835.
  2. G. P. R. James.  The Gipsy: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1835.
  3. Katherine Thomson.  Rosabel: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1835.
  4. Catharine Maria Sedgwick.  The Linwoods: or, "Sixty Years Since" in America.  3 vol.  London: Edward Churton, 1835.
  5. Anonymous.  Villiers: A Tale of the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: Whittaker, 1835.
  6. Amelia Bristow.  The Twin Sisters: A Jewish Narrative of the Eighteenth Century.  1 vol.  : [None], 1835.
  7. William Johnson Neale.  The Priors of Prague.  3 vol.  London: John Macrone, 1836.
  8. Peter Gaskill.  Plebeians and Patricians.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1836.
  9. Catherine Gore.  Memoirs of a Peeress: or, The Days of Fox.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1837.
  10. Mary Louisa Boyle.  The State Prisoner: A Tale of the French Regency.  2 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1837.
  11. George Robert Gleig.  The Hussar.  2 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1837.
  12. Thomas Andrew James.  Count Cagliostro: or, The Charlatan. A Tale of the Reign of Louis XVI.  3 vol.  London: Edward Bull, 1838.
  13. Joseph Holt Ingraham.  Burton: or, The Sieges. A Romance.  2 vol.  London: Wiley, 1838.
  14. Anonymous.  Castle Martyr: or, A Tale of Old Ireland.  2 vol.  London: Hugh Cunningham, 1839.
  15. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Jack Sheppard: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1839.
  16. Joseph Holt Ingraham.  Quebec and New York: or, The Three Beauties. An Historical Romance of 1775.  3 vol.  London: A. K. Newman, 1839.
  17. Carl Spindler.  The Jesuit: A Picture of Manners and Character from the First Quarter of the Eighteenth Century.  2 vol.  London: Edward Bull, 1839.
  18. Hon. Grantley F. Berkeley.  Sandron Hall: or, The Days of Queen Anne.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1840.
  19. Charles Fenno Hoffman.  Greyslaer: A Romance of the Mohawk.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1840.
  20. Sir Francis Vincent.  Arundel: A Tale of the French Revolution.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1840.
  21. Capt. Edmund Spencer.  The Prophet of the Caucasus: An Historical Romance of Krim-Tatary.  3 vol.  London: Whittaker, 1840.
  22. Charles Dickens.  Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1841.
  23. G. P. R. James.  The Ancient Régime: A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1841.
  24. Harriet Martineau.  The Hour and the Man: A Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Edward Moxon, 1841.
  25. Charles Ollier.  The Ferrers: A Romance of the Reign of George II.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1841.
  26. Barbara Hofland.  The Czarina: An Historical Romance of the Court of Russia.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1842.
  27. William Harrison Ainsworth.  The Miser's Daughter.  3 vol.  London: Routledge, 1843.
  28. G. P. R. James.  The False Heir.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1843.
  29. Anonymous.  Magic and Mesmerism: An Episode of the Eighteenth Century, and Other Tales.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1843.
  30. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Saint James's: or, The Court of Queen Anne.  3 vol.  London: John Mortimer, 1844.
  31. George Robert Gleig.  Allan Breck.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1844.
  32. McGauran.  Walter Clayton: A Tale of the Gordon Riots.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1844.
  33. Katherine Thomson.  The Chevalier: A Romance of the Rebellion of 1745.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1844.
  34. Elizabeth M. Stewart.  Rodenhurst: or, The Church and the Manor.  3 vol.  London: John Mortimer, 1844.
  35. Richard Brinsley Peake.  The Adventures of Cartouche, the Celebrated French Robber.  3 vol.  London: Hugh Cunningham, 1844.
  36. Anonymous.  Waldgrove: or, The Fortunes of Bertram. A Tale of 1746.  2 vol.  London: Whittaker, 1844.
  37. Matthew Archdeacon.  Shawn na soggarth: or, The Priest-hunter. An Irish Tale of teh Penal Times.  1 vol.  Dublin: James Duffy, 1844.
  38. J. Sheridan Le Fanu.  The Cock and Anchor: Being a Chronicle of Old Dublin City.  3 vol.  Dublin: William Curry, 1845.
  39. Andreas Nicolai de Saint-Aubain.  The Queen of Denmark: An Historical Novel.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1845.
  40. G. P. R. James.  The Smuggler.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1845.
  41. William Henry Giles Kingston.  The Prime Minister: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1845.
  42. Mary Letitia Martin.  St. Etienne: A Romance of the First Revolution.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1845.
  43. Robert Folkestone Williams.  Maids of Honour: A Tale of the Court of George I.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1845.
  44. Rev. Richard Cobbold.  Mary Anne Wellington, the Soldier's Daughter, Wife and Widow.  3 vol.  London: Simpkin, 1846.
  45. Henriette von Paalzow.  The Citizen of Prague.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1846.
  46. Catherine Charlotte Maberly.  Leontine: or, The Court of Louis XV.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1846.
  47. Frederick Marryat.  The Privateer's Man, One Hundred Years Ago.  2 vol.  London: Longman, 1846.
  48. Charles Dickens.  The Battle of Life: A Love Story.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1846.
  49. Katherine Thomson.  Tracey: or, The Apparition. A Tale of the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: Hodgson, 1847.
  50. Robert Folkestone Williams.  Strawberry Hill: A Historical Novel.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1847.
  51. Charles Lever.  The Knight of Gwynne: A Tale of the Time of Union.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1847.
  52. G. P. R. James.  Beauchamp: or, The Error.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1848.
  53. G. P. R. James.  Sir Theodore Broughton: or, Laurel Water.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1848.
  54. Baroness Blaze de Bury.  Mildred Vernon: A Tale of Parisian Life in the Last Days of the Monarchy.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1848.
  55. Thomas R. J. Polson.  A Fortune Teller's Intrigue: A Tale of Ireland before the Union, a Tale of Agrarian Outrage.  3 vol.  London: William S. Orr, 1848.
  56. Eugène Sue.  The Protestant Leader.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1849.
  57. Anonymous.  The Course of a Revolution: or, The Parthenopaean Republic. A Historical Tale of 1798.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1849.
  58. Anthony Trollope.  La Vendée: An Historical Romance.  3 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1850.
  59. G. P. R. James.  The Old Oak Chest: A Tale of Domestic Life.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1850.
  60. Anonymous.  Ponsonby: A Tale of Troublous Times.  2 vol.  London: John Ollivier, 1850.
  61. Mary Letitia Martin.  Julia Howard: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1850.
  62. George Marin De la Voye.  Eugenie: The Young Laundress of the Bastille.  3 vol.  London: Hope, 1851.
  63. G. P. R. James.  Henry Smeaton: A Jacobite Story of the Reign of George I.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1851.
  64. Ferenc Pulszky.  The Jacobins in Hungary: A Tale.  2 vol.  London: Henry Colburn, 1851.
  65. Anonymous.  The Rebels of Glenfawn: A Romance of the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: Shoberl, 1852.
  66. William Makepeace Thackeray.  The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., a Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne.  3 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1852.
  67. Lady Duffus Hardy.  Savile House: An Historical Romance of the Time of George the First.  2 vol.  London: Routledge, 1853.
  68. Archibald Boyd.  The Cardinal: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1854.
  69. G. P. R. James.  Ticonderoga: or, The Black Eagle.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1854.
  70. Michel Maxwell Philip.  Emmanuel Appadocca: or, Blighted Life. A Tale of the Boucaneers.  2 vol.  London: Skeet, 1854.
  71. Barbara Hemphill.  The Priest's Niece: or, The Heirship of Barnulph.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1855.
  72. Francis Claudius Armstrong.  The Young Commander.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1856.
  73. William Makepeace Thackeray.  The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon.  1 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1856.
  74. Catherine Frances Cartwright.  The Royal Sisters: or, Pictures of a Court.  2 vol.  London: Hope, 1857.
  75. Francis Claudius Armstrong.  The Two Buccaneers: A Tale of the Sea.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1858.
  76. A. L. Lymburner.  The Mohawk Chief.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1858.
  77. Francis Claudius Armstrong.  The Lily of Devon: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1859.
  78. George Eliot.  Adam Bede.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1859.
  79. Fanny Aikin Kortright.  The Dean: or, The Popular Preacher. A Tale.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1859.
  80. William Makepeace Thackeray.  The Virginians: A Tale of the Last Century.  2 vol.  London: Bradbury and Evans, 1859.
  81. Henry Cooke.  Count de Perbruck: A Historical Romance.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1859.
  82. Francis Claudius Armstrong.  The Cruize of the Daring: A Tale of the Sea.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1860.
  83. Mortimer O'Sullivan.  The Nevilles of Garretstown: A Tale of 1760.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1860.
  84. Peter Paradox.  The Land of the Kelt: A Tale of the Days of '98.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1860.
  85. Anonymous.  Narragansett: or, The Plantations, a Story of 177-.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1860.
  86. Francis Claudius Armstrong.  The Frigate and the Lugger: A Nautical Romance.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1861.
  87. William Henry Giles Kingston.  The Fire-Ships: A Tale of the Last Naval War.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1861.
  88. W. H. Marshall.  Old Vauxhall: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Skeet, 1861.
  89. William Harrison Ainsworth.  The Lord Mayor of London: or, City Life in the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1862.
  90. Henry Holl.  The King's Mail.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1863.
  91. Arthur Locker.  Sir Goodwin's Folly: A Story of the Year 1795.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1863.
  92. George Augustus Sala.  The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous: Who was a Soldier. . . and Died at Last in his Own House in Hanover Square.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863.
  93. William Harrison Ainsworth.  John Law, the Projector.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1864.
  94. Francis Claudius Armstrong.  The Queen of the Seas: A Tale of Sea and Land.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1864.
  95. James Grant.  Second to None: A Military Romance.  3 vol.  London: Routledge, 1864.
  96. Francis Claudius Armstrong.  The Naval Lieutenant: A Nautical Romance.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1865.
  97. Henrietta Keddie.  Citoyenne Jacqueline: A Woman's Lot in the Great French Revolution.  3 vol.  London: Alexander Strahan, 1865.
  98. Isabella Banks.  God's Providence House: A Story of 1791.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1865.
  99. Fanny Charlotte Montgomery.  The Bucklyn Shaig: A Tale of the Last Century.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1865.
  100. Elizabeth Rundle Charles.  Diary of Mrs. Kitty Trevylyan: A Story of the Times of Whitefield and the Wesleys.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Nelson and Sons, 1865.
  101. George John Whyte-Melville.  Cerise: A Tale of the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1866.
  102. Edward Vaughan Hyde Kenealy.  Edward Wortley Montagu: An Autobiography.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1869.
  103. Hon. Albert Stratford George Canning.  Kinkora: An Irish Story.  2 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1869.
  104. William Makepeace Thackeray.  Catherine: A Story.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1869.
  105. Edward Peacock.  Ralf Skirlaugh, the Lincolnshire Squire.  3 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1870.
  106. William Harrison Ainsworth.  The South Sea Bubble: A Tale of the Year 1720.  1 vol.  London: John Dicks, 1871.
  107. William Gifford Palgrave.  Hermann Agha: An Eastern Narrative.  2 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1872.
  108. Sir Arthur Helps.  Ivan de Biron: Or, the Russian Court in the Middle of the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: William Isbister, 1873.
  109. Henrietta Keddie.  Lady Bell: A Story of the Last Century.  3 vol.  London: Alexander Strahan, 1873.
  110. Blanche Warre Cornish.  Alcestis.  2 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1873.
  111. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Preston Fight: or, The Insurrection of 1715.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.
  112. Anne Isabella Ritchie.  Miss Angel.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1875.
  113. Richard Doddridge Blackmore.  Alice Lorraine: A Tale of the South Downs.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1875.
  114. Deborah Alcock.  In the Shadow of God: Sketches of Life in France during the Eighteenth Century.  1 vol.  London: Daldy, Isbister, 1877.
  115. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Beau Nash: or, Bath in the 18th Century.  3 vol.  London: Routledge, 1879.
  116. Walter Besant.  The Chaplain of the Fleet: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1881.
  117. Sir Edward Bruce Hamley.  Trasenden Hall: When George III was King.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1882.
  118. Augusta de Grasse Stevens.  Old Boston: A Romance of the War of Independence.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1884.
  119. William Joseph Cosens Lancaster.  Under the Meteor Flag: The Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolutionary War.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1884.
  120. Robert Louis Stevenson.  Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1886.
  121. Edmund Lawrence.  George Stalden: A Personal Memoir of the Time of the American Revolutionary War.  2 vol.  London: Remington, 1887.
  122. Hall Caine.  The Deemster: A Romance.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1887.
  123. Mary Popham Blyth.  Antoinette: A Tale of the Ancien Régime.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1888.
  124. Robert Louis Stevenson.  The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's Tale.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1889.
  125. Hall Caine.  The Bondman: A New Saga.  3 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1890.
  126. Hon. Albert Stratford George Canning.  Heir and no Heir: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Remington, 1890.
  127. Robert Louis Stevenson.  Catriona: A Sequel to Kidnapped, Being Memoirs of the Further Adventures of David Balfour.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1893.
  128. Vernon Lee.  Ottilie: An Eighteenth Century Idyl.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893.
  129. Alexander Allardyce.  Balmoral: A Romance of the Queen's Country.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1893.
  130. Deborah Alcock.  The Well in the Orchard.  1 vol.  London: R.T.S., 1895.
  131. Sir Julian Stafford Corbett.  A Business in Great Waters.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1895.
  132. Louis Becke.  A First Fleet Family.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896.
  133. Matthias MacDonnell Bodkin.  Lord Edward Fitzgerald: An Historical Romance.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1896.
  134. Paul Creswick.  At the Sign of the Cross Keys.  1 vol.  London: John Macqueen, 1896.
  135. Sabine Baring-Gould.  Bladys of the Stewponey.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1897.
  136. John Hill.  Ninety-Eight: Being the Recollections of Cormac Cahir O'Connor Faly (late colonel in the French Service).  1 vol.  London: Downey, 1897.
  137. Mary Elizabeth Coleridge.  The King with Two Faces.  1 vol.  London: Edward Arnold, 1897.
  138. John Meade Falkner.  Moonfleet.  1 vol.  London: Edward Arnold, 1898.
  139. Sir Andrew Balfour.  To Arms!: Being some Passages from the Early Life of Allan Oliphant, Chirurgeon.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1898.
  140. Louis Becke.  The Mutineer: A Romance of Pitcairn Island.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898.
  141. Bernard Capes.  The Lake of Wine.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1898.
  142. Bernard Capes.  Adventures of the Comte de la Muette During the Reign of Terror.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1898.
  143. Paul Creswick.  Bruising Peg: Pages from the Journal of Margaret Molloy, 1768-9.  1 vol.  London: Downey, 1898.
  144. Matthias MacDonnell Bodkin.  The Rebels.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1899.
  145. Henry Anderson Bryden.  An Exiled Scot: Passages in teh Life of Ranald Cameron of Fannich.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1899.
  146. Bernard Capes.  Our Lady of Darkness: A Novel.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1899.
  147. Frederick William Hayes.  Gwynett of Thornhaugh: A Romance.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1900.
  148. Frederick William Hayes.  A Kent Squire: Being the Record of Certain Adventures of Ambrose Gwynett, Esquire.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1900.
  149. Mary Blundell.  Yeoman Fleetwood.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1900.
  150. Agnes Castle.  The Bath Comedy.  1 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1900.
  151. Vernon Lee.  Penelope Brandling: A Tale of the Welsh Coast in the Eighteenth Century.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1903.