First edition. Ten "Bluebooks," paper-covered pamphlets of less than 100 pages, retailing at minimal cost. Frequently consisting of plagiarized material and usually macabre and gruesome, these were popular at the turn of the nineteenth century. Their influence may be seen in the works of many writers of the period, including Shelley. Original illustrations, introduction and bibliography. 183 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. 8vo..
Used availability for Peter Haining's The Shilling Shockers
August 1978 : UK Hardback