'The Keepsake': Manuscript Stories and Poems
Scope and Contents
'Original manuscripts of the contents of The Keepsake. In the handwriting of the several authors'. The Keepsake, a 19th century literary annual, was edited by Frederic Mansel Reynolds (d.1850), 1828-35 and 1838-9. The compilation is presumably from his papers.The volume contains 7 stories, 2 poems and 1 essay. 8 of these are signed with initials or noms de plume. The volume is entitled 'M.S.S. to Keepsake. 1835', and has the bookplate of Thomas Bell, Newcastle antiquary.  'The monument, a tale', anon. 21pp (published 1833).  'The sister Theresa. A Peninsular adventure. By the author of The Roué' (i.e. Samuel Beazley, 1786-1851). Heavily revised and corrected. 78pp (1839).  'Mina', by 'T'. 23pp (1838).  'The silver lady', anon. Extensively corrected and revised by Reynolds. 50pp (1838).  'The misers of Antwerp', by Stephanie (deleted). 23pp (1833).  'The deserted chateau', by C.F.L., translated from French. 18pp (1835).  'The Bourbons. 1830. By the author of "Miserrimus"' (Reynolds). 2pp (1835).  'A Paris fÃªte in 1827', by 'Ignota'. 14pp (1835).  'The well of beauty. By the author of "Miserrimus"' (Reynolds). 2pp (1835).  'The cataract of the Rhine at Schaffhausen. A fragment from the German'. By C.T.C. 8pp (1835).
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