December – Publication together of Jane Austen's first and last completed novels, respectively Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, by John Murray in London (dated 1818), six months after the author's death at Winchester. Her brother Henry Austen contributes a biographical note which for the first time publicly identifies her as the author of all her (previously anonymous) novels.
Nathan Drake – Shakespeare and his Times, including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on his Genius, and Writings; a new Chronology of his Plays; a Disquisition on the Object of his Sonnets; and a History of the Manners, Customs and Amusements, Superstitions, Poetry and Elegant Literature of his Age (2 volumes)
Eliza Fay (posthumously) – Original Letters from India
^Scott, Walter (2010) . Lang, Andrew, ed. Rob Roy. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. p. 69. It is an event unprecedented in the annals either of literature or of the custom-house that the entire cargo of a packet, or smack, bound from Leith to London, should be the impression of a novel...
^Mihir Bose: A Hatred for Hindus, History Today (Vol 66/12, December 2016), p. 3.