A Database of Cheap Literature, 1837-1860

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John Gay (1685-1732)
Johann Christoph Pepusch, composer. The Beggar's Opera. Lincoln's Inn Fields (London), 29 Jan. 1728.

Penny Publications

Pierce Egan (1772-1849)
Pierce Egan. Captain Macheath; or, The highwayman of a century since! Interspersed with numerous racy sketches of celebrated male and female characters.
London: F. Hextall, 1842. 17 nos. 270 p.BL, Bodley, Case, Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, UniMelb, WU, Yale
The Life of Captain Macheath, the bold highwayman.
London: G. Purkess. 27 nos. 214 p.BL, Bodley, Bodley