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Unique Publishing

13/10/1860

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Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
France—Description and Travel
France—History
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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My Will

13/10/1860

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Author Adelaide Anne Procter
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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Attribution: Reprinted in Adelaide Anne Procter, Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses, with an Introduction by Charles Dickens, Second Series (London: G. Bell, 1886).

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Author Charles Dickens
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Italy—Description and Travel
Italy—History—War of 1859; Italy—History—War of 1860-1861 (Wars of Italian Unification); Italy—History—1849-70
Italy—Politics and Government
Italy—Social Life and Customs
Political Persecution; Authoritarianism; Despotism; Censorship; Political Prisoners; Refugees
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Retitled 'The Italian Prisoner' in collected editions of the series

Giuseppe Mazzini (1805–72), the radical leader of the Young Italy movement and joint-leader of the short-lived 'Roman Republic' in 1849, spent much of his life in exile, including many years in London where he ran a school for the sons of Italian exiles in the Tottenham Court Road district (see William Roberts, Prophet in Exile: Joseph Mazzini in England, 1837–1868, 1989, pp. 6–7). Dickens, as Forster records, was 'brought into contact with the great Italian by having given money to a begging imposter who made unauthorised use of his name' (Foster, Book 6, Ch. 6), and their subsequent friendship strengthened Dickens's support for the Italians in their struggle for freedom from what he saw as the twin evils of tyranny and priestcraft. In August 1849, on learning of Mazzini's safe escape after the re-taking of Rome, Dickens drafted an 'Appeal to the English People on Behalf of the Italian Refugees' for the national Italian Appeal Committee, which was published in various newspapers, and The Examiner of 8 September (see The Dickensian, Vol. 10 [1914], p. 320ff.).

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Genres Prose: Digest; Review i
Prose: Essay i
Subjects France—Description and Travel
France—History
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Theatre; Performing Arts; Performing; Dance; Playwriting; Circus
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Author Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Character; Character Sketches; Caricature
Italy—Description and Travel
Italy—Politics and Government
Italy—Social Life and Customs
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
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Part of a series on Italy by Fitzgerald.

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Advertisements

13/10/1860

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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Advertisement for the Third Volume of All the Year Round
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Author Charles James Lever
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Germany—Description and Travel; Austria—Description and Travel
International relations; International trade; Diplomacy;
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Sanitary Science

20/10/1860

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Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
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Proscribed Poetry

20/10/1860

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Author Marguerite Agnes Power
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects France—History
France—Politics and Government
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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With extracts of the poetry of Pierre Dupont.

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Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
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Reprintings: reproduced in New Zealand in abridged form as 'Who Drank the Claret?' in The Bruce Herald, XVIII, Issue 1863 (10 June 1887), p. 5, no acknowledgement, and in the Mataura Ensign, Vol. 10, Issue 682 (1 July 1887), p. 2, also no acknowledgement.

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Author Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects International relations; International trade; Diplomacy;
Italy—Description and Travel
Italy—Social Life and Customs
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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Part of a series on Italy by Fitzgerald.

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Stomach for Study

20/10/1860

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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
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Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Italy—Description and Travel
Italy—Politics and Government
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Advertisements

20/10/1860

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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Advertisement for the Third Volume of All the Year Round
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Author Charles James Lever
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Celebrations; Parties; Balls (Parties); Balls (Parties)—Fiction
Europe—Description and Travel
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Genre Prose: History i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Art; Design; Painting; Sculpture; Photography; Interior Decoration;
Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Great Britain—History
London (England)—Description and Travel
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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A Roman Soldier [x]

27/10/1860

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Author Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
Italy—Description and Travel
Italy—History—War of 1859; Italy—History—War of 1860-1861 (Wars of Italian Unification); Italy—History—1849-70
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Part of a series on Italy by Fitzgerald.

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Under the Snow [i]

27/10/1860

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Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Accidents; Accident Victims—Fiction; Fires; Search and Rescue Operations; Natural Disasters; Disasters; Disaster Relief
Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Country Life; Rural Conditions; Rural Conditions in Literature; Rural Development
Switzerland—Description and Travel
Weather; Meteorology; Climate; Seasons
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Reprintings: reproduced in the U.S. in the Richmond Times Daily Dispatch, November 24 1860 and November 27 1860, no acknowledgement, and in the Juvenile Instructor, Vol. 10, No. 12 (June 12 1875), p. 136, and No. 15 (July 24 1875), pp. 172-173, acknowledged as 'from All the Year Round'.

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Pay for Your Places

27/10/1860

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Author Malcolm Ronald Laing Meason
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects France—Armed Forces
Great Britain—Armed Forces; Militias
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Attribution from File 1645 of the Royal Literary Fund archive (British Library): application 20th April 1864.

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Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Commercial Products (Commodities); Material Culture; Shopping; Advertising
France—Description and Travel
Great Britain—Colonies—Administration
Great Britain—Colonies—Commerce
Great Britain—Colonies—General
India—Description and Travel
London (England)—Description and Travel
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Police; Detectives; Mystery and Detective Stories; Mystery; Mystery Fiction; Forensic Sciences
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