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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Henry William Herbert (1807-1858)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

Henry William Herbert was born in London, and moved to the U.S. in 1830. His works of historical fiction include The Brothers, a Tale of the Fronde, Cromwell, and Marmaduke Wyril. Herbert also wrote works on European and classical history. Writing under the pseudonym Frank Forester, he took up the subject of sport (hunting, fishing, horsemanship, etc.).


Works in the EAF Collection

The Brothers: A Tale of the Fronde (1835) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Cavaliers of England; or, The Times of the Revolutions of 1642 and 1688 (1852) (Restricted)

The Chevaliers of France, from the Crusaders to the Marechals of Louis XIV (1853) (Restricted)

Cromwell: An Historical Novel (1838) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

The Deerstalkers; or, Circumstantial Evidence. A Tale of the South-western Counties by Frank Forester [pseud.] (1849) (Restricted)

Dermont O'Brien; or, The Taking of Tredagh. A Tale of 1649 (1849) (Restricted)

Guarica, the Charib Bride. A Legend of Hispaniola (1844) (Restricted)

Ingleborough Hall, and Lord of the Manor (1847) (Restricted)

The Knights of England, France and Scotland (1852) (Restricted)

The Lord of the Manor; or, Rose Castleton's Temptation. An Old English Story (1844) (Restricted)

Marmaduke Wyvil; or, The Maid's Revenge (1843) (Restricted)

The Miller of Martigne (1847) (Restricted)

My Shooting Box by Frank Forester [pseud.] (1846) (Restricted)

Persons and Pictures from the Histories of France and England, from the Norman Conquest to the Fall of the Stuarts (1854) (Restricted)

Pierre, the Partisan: A Tale of the Mexican Marches (1848) (Restricted)

Ringwood the Rover: A Tale of Florida (1843) (Restricted)

The Roman Traitor: A True Tale of the Republic (1846) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

[Editor] Hawes, William Post. Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches (1842) [Volume 1] [Volume 2] (Restricted)

Tales of the Spanish Seas (1847) (Restricted)

The Village Inn; or, The Adventures of Bellechassigne (1843) (Restricted)

Wager of Battle: A Tale of Saxon Slavery in Sherwood Forest (1855) (Restricted)

The Warwick Woodlands; or, Things as They Were There Ten Years Ago (1845) (Restricted)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)