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Routledge's Railway Library
Publisher: George Routledge & Co. Country: U.K. Date: 1848-99.

Baron Montez of Panama and Paris (by Archibald Clavering Gunter) (Railway Library) (image)

Baron Montez of Panama and Paris: a novel
by Archibald Clavering Gunter.

London : George Routledge and Sons, 1893
(Routledge's Railway Library, no. 1181).
Hardback. 266 pages.

Series Note:
This was a a popular cheap reprint series designed to be sold to train travellers on the fast growing British railway network in the Victorian period. These were sold through W. H. Smith's bookstalls on railway platforms. Over a period of 50 years 1,277 books were published in this series. Most books were published as pictorial hardbacks in the "yellowback" format (with bestsellers being later released as even cheaper paperbacks).

Some notable books in this series

James Fenimore Cooper - The Pilot

Jane Austen - Sense and Sensibility

Benjamin Disraeli - .....

William Harrison Ainsworth - Ovingdean Grange: A Tale of the South Downs

William Harrison Ainsworth - Crichton

William Harrison Ainsworth - Windsor Castle: An Historical Romance

Edward Bulwer Lytton - My Novel

Henry Fielding - The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling

Frances Trollope - The Ward

James Grant - Did She Love Him? A Novel

James Grant - Harry Ogilvie, or The Black Dragoons

Richard Henry Savage - In the Old Chateau: A Story of Russian Poland

Richard Henry Savage - In the Shadow of the Pyramids: The Last Days of Ismail Khedive, 1879: A Novel

Richard Henry Savage - The Princess of Alaska

Archibald Clavering Gunther - Baron Montez of Panama and Paris: A Novel

Archibald Clavering Gunther - That Frenchman!

Archibald Clavering Gunther - Mr. Potter of Texas: A Novel

Archibald Clavering Gunther - Miss Dividends: A Novel

Alexandre Dumas - The Page of the Duke of Savoy: An Historical Romance

Victor Hugo - Notre Dame

Further Reading

Chester W. Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, vol. 1 (1993)
Charles Wilson, First with the News: The History of W. H. Smith, 1792-1972 (1985)

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