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The Bostonian

see also under National Magazine

The Boston Miscellany

Total Issues: 14

Pretty much run by the Hale family, with stories by Edward Everett Hale and translations of German tales by his mother Sarah Hale.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1842 – Feb-1843
Publishers:   Bradbury, Soden & Co., Boston
Editors:   Nathan Hale, 1842; then Henry Tuckerman
Frequency:   monthly

Boston Popular Library

Total Issues: 5

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1890s
Publishers:   Dickerman
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Boston Review

A political and literary forum.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jun-1975 – Jul/Aug-2016: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Oct-2016 – present, as Boston Review (online)


  E53-407, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139 (in 2000 - 2002)


  Joshua Cohen (in 2000 - 2002)


  6 issues per year

Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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Boston University Journal

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1978
Publishers:   Boston

The Boston Weekly Magazine

Subtitled "devoted to Morality, Literature, Biography, History, the Fine Arts, Agriculture, &c., &c." contained, according to Mott, "two or three essay series - that staple of the eighteenth century magazine; some scientific miscellany; a "monitorial department" balanced by a section devoted to "amusement"; two or three columns of poetry; epistolary fiction in serial form; current events; and a good deal of et cetera".

Issues & Index Sources

  30-Oct-1802 – 19-Oct-1805
  16-Oct-1805 – 26-Apr-1806, as The Boston Magazine
  3-May-1806 – 15-Oct-1808, as The Emerald


  1802 – 1805: Samuel Gilbert & Thomas Dean
  1805 – 1807: Joshua Belcher & Samuel T. Armstrong
  1807 – 1808: Oliver C. Greenleaf


  1802 – 1805: Samuel Gilbert & Thomas Dean
  1805 – 1807: Joshua Belcher & Samuel T. Armstrong
  1807 – 1808: Oliver C. Greenleaf




Total Issyes: 5

"Early mens mag with a mixed collection of generally sterile nudes, articles and hard-boiled fiction"

Issues & Index Sources:  1960 – 1961
Publishers:   Rilgac Publishing Co., 1350 North Highland, Room 3, Hollywood 28, CA.
Editors:   Jackson Mitchell
Prices:   50c
Pagecounts:   46pp
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Boudoir Tales

see under Real Boudoir Tales


Short fiction and poems plus critical essays. Has published John Ashbery, John Barth, Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike. Circulation 3,500.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1986 – present: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Opajaz, NY at outset, then Drexel University, Philadelphia; 4579 Laclede Avenue, Suite 332, St. Louis, MO 63108-2103 (in 1998 - 2002)
Editors:   Richard Burgin (in 2002)
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   200pp
Frequency:   thrice yearly
Related Sites:   Wikipedia
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Bound to Win Library

Total Issues: 167

Issues & Index Sources:  1903 – 1907: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Bourbon Penn

Total Issues: 16 (as at Jan-2019)

A magazine of horror and fantasy with each issue "posting variations on a single theme (in our case the theme is a quote)".

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-2011 – present: Science Fiction Index (Missing: any after #16, Jan-2019)
Publishers:   Erik Secker
Editors:   Erik Secker
Prices:   $9.95
Frequency:   irregular
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The Bouverie Series

Total Issues: 84+69+20=173 (numbered issues)

First series briefly titled The Bouverie Series of Penny Books (#61 - #67). Second series also known as The Bouverie Series of Popular Stories. The titles are derived from the address of the R.T.S. office at Bouverie Street, London.

Issues & Index Sources

  #1, 1905 – #60, 1910, as The Bouverie Series of Penny Stories: Story Paper Index (Missing: #18, #32, #50, #51, #52, #57)
  #61, 1911 – #67, 1913, as The Bouverie Series of Penny Books: Story Paper Index
  #68, 1913 – #84, 1915, as The Bouverie Series of Penny Stories: Story Paper Index (Missing: #73, #82, #84)
  1924 – 1932, as Bouverie Series: Story Paper Index (sample issues only)
  1936, as New Bouverie Series: Story Paper Index (sample issue only)


  Religious Tract Society


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Bow Bells [1862]

Waite regarded this as superior saying "every volume was like a magic casement opening."

Issues & Index Sources

  12-Nov-1862 – 22-Feb-1897

#merges with The Duchess Novelette


  ?: John Dicks
  1896? – ?: Harmsworth


  G.W.M. Reynolds; Charles Shurey


  story paper (large tabloid) during first year, then smaller tabloid


  16pp during first year, then 24pp



Bow Bells [1919]

Total Issues: 288

Sub-titled 'the home story paper'. Becomes: Charm (girls' paper)

Issues & Index Sources:  6-Sep-1919 – Mar-1925
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Frequency:   weekly

Bowery Boy Library

Total Issues: 100

Stories of mystery and adventure in New York with boy detective Bowery Billy. Last few issues titled Bowery Boy Weekly.

Issues & Index Sources:  21-Oct-1905 – 14-Sep-1907: Dime Novel Bibliography (FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index
Publishers:   The Winner Library Co. (Street & Smith)
Formats:   8" x 11"
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Boxing Shorts

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1946, as Boxing Yarns: Sports Fiction Index
  Jun-1946, as Boxing Shorts: Sports Fiction Index


  Gerald G. Swan


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Total Issues: 1

"A rather crude type of boys' sporting publication; it contained stories and articles on cycling, rowing, etc." (W.O.G. Lofts)

Issues & Index Sources:  3-Jan-1891
Publishers:   Iliffe & Sons
Prices:   1d

Boy Amateur

Total Issues: 9

Incorporated into British Amateur (adult).

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1882 – May-1883
Publishers:   C.W. Mayo
Frequency:   monthly (or irregular?)

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