Lady Athlynewas Bram Stoker's tenth novel. The novel is a romance set in America and Europe. It was first published in the UK in 1908 by William Heinemann, London. The book itself is a 333 page hardcover with a red cloth cover stamped on the spine and front panel in black and gold. In the same year, this book was also published by Heinemann as a part of their Heinemann's Colonial Library series. This edition is a hardcover with a decorated cloth cover . According to Dalby and Hughes, Lady Athlyne was first published in the US in 1909 by Frank Lovell & Co., New York .
First edition book cover
William Heinemann, London, 1908
After it was published as a hardcover in the UK, Lady Athlyne was reprinted in its entirety as a daily in at least three newspapers across the US. It appeared as follows:
An abridged version of Lady Athlyne was published as a serial in at lest one US newspaper. It appeared as a daily serial (except Saturdays) in thirty-three issues of the Fort Worth Star - Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas, with the first installment appearing on April 26, 1909 and the last on June 2, 1909. Unlike the original novel, this edition contains only twenty-one chapters. It is unknown whether the abridgment was done by Stoker or someone else.
This novel is available as a: The abridged version is available as a: This novel can be purchased online as a: Early publication notice
The Evening News, London, June 3, 1908
, Dalby, Richard and William Hughes. Bram Stoker: A bibliography, Essex: Desert Island Books, 2004, p72.