Regency Advertisements: Prejudice and Physiognomy

  I know you have heard of Pride and Prejudice, but have you heard of Prejudice and Physiognomy? This ad appeared in the October 1817 Ackermann’s Repository.

Regency Reader: Help Another Reg Reader

I have been racking my brains, trying to come up with the title…but its crammed with so many books, I can’t so thought I would reach out to you, dearest Reg Readers to see if you can help a fellow reader out.  Please tweet your answers at me @Regency_Reader, leave a comment, or email me at romanceanne at yahoo dot com. Thank you!   Regency … Expand

Regency Culture and Society: Disappointed Hopes

This article appeared in the August 1803 issue of The Lady’s Monthly Museum, and describes a scene familiar from literature and Regency romances about disappointed hopes and a practiced rakehells dalliance.  It provides authors and readers alike with a real life (presumably) example of a man toying with a young lady’s affection:

Regency Reader Questions: The Price of Books

Regency Reader Question What was the price of a book in the regency period? Source of Question Research Additional comments I have been researching and have only been able to come up with that they were expensive, but no one has mentioned costs. Thanks for the excellent question, BritGirl! I have snipped a couple of ads from various years to show prices: These are from … Expand