This firm published several
George Peck books.
In 1887 it printed two formats of Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa. One in
cloth which was part of the Routledge Caxton Novel Series and one in
In the 1890's Peck's Bad Boy
and His Pa was #282 in the Sixpenny Novel Series.
(no earlier than 1901) Routledge also published a 111 page version of
Peck's Red-Headed Boy as part of Routledge's Caxton Novels.
In 1935 Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa was reprinted by Routledge. This book
is 347 pages.
In about 1934 or 1935 Routledge published Peck's Bad Boy. On the dust
jacket it says "The Book of the Film". The jacket even pictures Jackie
Cooper who had starred in the 1934 Peck's Bad Boy film. The book
however has no relationship to the movie but is rather a reprint of
Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa. There are two differences between this
version and the previous ones by the American publishers. Chapter III.
The Boy Gives His Pa Away is omitted and there are no illustrations.
This format only has 160 pages as compared to the earlier American
books with 196 pages. The difference in pages however is not just the
absent chapter but also the smaller font in the Routledge book.