Author Information At the Circulating Library

Author: BTAO Anonyma

Biography: Pseudonym for the author of a set of licentious books in the 1860s. Variously identified with E. L. Blanchard, William Stephens Hayward, or Bracebridge Hemyng.

References: Sutherland (Anonyma)

Titles:

  1. Anonyma: or, Fair but Frail. A Romance of West-End Life, Manners, and "Captivating" People.  1 vol.  London: George Vickers, 1863.
  2. "Left her Home": A Tale of Female Life and Adventure.  1 vol.  London: George Vickers, 1864.
  3. Skittles: A Biography of a Fascinating Woman.  1 vol.  London: George Vickers, 1864.
  4. Skittles in Paris: A Biography of a "Fascinating Woman".  1 vol.  London: George Vickers, 1865.