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The titles in the following bibliography have been taken from Monika Brown’s “Historical Novels Noted in the British Press, 1830-70.” If you have any additional suggestions please contact the webmaster. —  George P. Landow

Angelo Saumartino: A Tale of Lombardy in 1859. London: Edmonston & Douglas, 1860.

Beste, John Richard. The Pope; A Novel by an Old Author in a New Walk. 3 vols, London: Saunders & Otley, 1840,

_________. Modern Society in Rome: A Novel. 3 vols. London: Hurst & Blackett, 1856.

Cochrane-Baillie, Alexander. Young Italy. London: J. W. Parker, 1850.

____________. Florence the Beautiful. 2 vols. London: Hurst & Blackett, 1854.

Court Life at Naples in Our Own Times. 2 vols. London: Saunders & Otley, 1861.

Crichton, Kate. Before the Dawn: A Tale of Italy. 2 vols. 2nd ed. London: Charles J. Skeet, 1860.

Dumas, Alexandre. Pascal Bruno: A Sicilian Story. Edited by Theodore Hook- London: H. Colburn, 1837.

Elves, Alfred. Giulio Branchi: The Story of a Tuscan, Related by Himself. London: Addey & Co., 1857.

>Ernesto di Ripalta: A Tale of the Italian Revolution. 3 vols. London: Smith & Elder, 1849.

The Exiles of Italy (by G. C. H.). Edinburgh: Constable and London: Hamilton, 1858.

la Farina, Giuseppe. Gli Albigesi: Romanzo Storico. Geneva: Fonthenier & Co., 1856 (Italian).

Frignani, Angelo. Nil Desperandum; or. The Narrative of an Escape from Italian Dungeons. London: T. C. Newby, 1859.

Garibaldi, Guiseppi. The Rule of the Monk; or, Rome in the Nineteenth Century. 2 vols. London and New York: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1870 (Italian, 1870).

Goss, Prothesia S. The Piedmontese Envoy; or, The Men, Manners, and Religion of the Commonwealth. London: Ward, 1844.

_________. Beatrice Cenci: An Historical Novel of the Sixteenth Century. Trans. Charles Alexander Scott. London: Bosworth & Hamilton, 1858 (Italian).

[Herbert, Henry William]. The Roman Traitor: A Tale of the Republic. 3 vols. London: H. Colburn, 1846.

The Jew of Verona: An Historical Tale of the Italian Revolutions of 1846-9. London: Dolman, 1861 (Italian).

McCarthy, Daniel. The Siege of Florence; An Historical Romance. 3 vols. London: H. Colburn, 1840.

[Ruffini, Giovanni Domenico]. Lorenzo Benoni; Passages in the Life of an Italian. London: Hamilton Adams & Co., 1853.

Tapparelli d’Azeglio, Massimo. Hector Fieramosca; or, The Challenge of Barietta; An Historical Tale. London: Longman & Co., 1835 (Italian 1832).

_________. The Maid of Florence; or, Niccolo di Lapi; A Romance. 3 vols. London: R. Bentley, 1853.

Varese. Folchette Malespina; or, The Siege of Tortona. London: Simpkin, 1860 (Italian).

Volpe, Girolamo. The Home and the Priest: An Italian Tale. 3 vols. London: T. C. Newby, 1860 (Italian).

________, ed. Fillippo Malicontri; or, Student Life in Venetia. Trans. C. B. Cayley. 2 vols. London: Manwaring, 1861 (Italian).

Webb, Annie (Mrs. J. B. Webb]; later Annie Peploe.

_________. Marco Griffi: The Italian Patriot. London: R. Bentley, 1859.

Zuneida: A Tale of Sicily. 3 vols. London: Macrone, 1837.

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