The volume contains:
- Numbers 1-2: two letters from Landor to Mrs Gaskell;
- Number 3: letter from Landor to the Reverend William Gaskell;
- Number 4: autograph poem by Landor 'To the author of Mary Barton';
- Number 5: corrected page proofs of part (pp. 145-160) of Landor's Giovanna of Naples, published with Andrea of Hungary in 1839.