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Boys' War News

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  2-Dec-1899 – 9-Dec-1899
Publishers:   Crown
Formats:   tabloid
Frequency:   weekly

Boys' War Weekly

see under Dreadnought

Boys' Weekly

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  3-May-1919 – 13-Sep-1919
Publishers:   James Henderson, Red Lion Court, London E.C.
Formats:   tabloid
Prices:   1½d
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly (every Tuesday)

Boys' Weekly Magazine

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  23-Nov-1867
Publishers:   13 Paternoster Road

The Boys' Weekly Novelette

Total Issues: 169

Issues & Index Sources:  28-Jun-1892 – 14-Sep-1895
Publishers:   Charles Fox
Formats:   small tabloid (quarto)
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   weekly

The Boys' Weekly Reader

see under The Boys' Sunday Reader

Boys' Weekly Reader Novelette

Total Issues: 676

Ran an original and complete story ever week; may be a continuation of The Boys' Weekly Reader.

Issues & Index Sources:  28-Nov-1853 – 1-Apr-1884
Publishers:   Charles Fox
Formats:   large digest (octavo)
Pagecounts:   24pp
Frequency:   weekly

Boys' Weekly Revue

see under The Boys' Sunday Reader

Boy's Welcome

Total Issues: 1

"Aldine's poor attempt to start a new paper had one complete story entitled "Gwenneth's Choice", a very dull, dreary story. Only one issue appeared. Issued at the same time as Our Boys which also ran for one issue." (W.O.G. Lofts)

Issues & Index Sources:  21-Jul-1897: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.

Boys' Wonder Book

Total Issues: 6

Reissued in bound form as Boys' Wonder Book: An Illustrated Magazine of Wonder and Amusement (1867).

Issues & Index Sources:  1865 – 1866
Publishers:   Charles Griffin & Co. (Gifford gives Griffiths)
Editors:   Dr. Primrose
Formats:   demy octavo
Pagecounts:   80pp
Frequency:   monthly?

Boys' Wonder Library

Total Issues: 26

Issues & Index Sources:  30-Jul-1932 – Jul-1933: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Editors:   Ernest L. McKeag
Formats:   6½" x 4½"
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   64pp+
Frequency:   2 per month

The Boys' World [1879]

Total Issues: 404

Circulation reached 50,000 copies per week in 1882. Incorporates: (Gifford: Champion Journal for Boys from 1880?); Our Boys' Paper from 7-Feb-1883

Issues & Index Sources:  12-Apr-1879 – 27-Dec-1886
Publishers:   Ralph Rollington
Editors:   Ralph Rollington (W. Allingham).
Pagecounts:   16pp; larger size from around issue 100
Frequency:   weekly

The Boys' World [1885]

Total Issues: 18

A boys' magazine run almost entirely by White; he sold the title to Munsey and it was absorbed into The Golden Argosy.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1885 – May-1887
Publishers:   Boys' World
Editors:   Matthew White, Jr.
Formats:   tabloid
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   8pp (rising to 16pp)
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Boys' World [1905]

Total Issues: 41

Issues & Index Sources

  30-May-1905 – 6-Mar-1906

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  tabloid (large quarto)





The Boys' World [1940s]

American religious comic featuring the "Tullus" strip. Merged into Sunday Pix in May 1949.

Issues & Index Sources:  5-Apr-1902 – 24-Apr-1949
Publishers:   David C. Cook Publishing, Elgin, Illinois USA

Boys' World [1950]

Total Issues: 17

Hansom Books was run by a gentleman who signed himself Reg. Sheath (Greyhound Owner). Incorporated: Boys' Life from 13 (Note: Was a phantom title 'incorporated' to safeguard copyright)

Issues & Index Sources:  2-Mar-1950 – 12-Oct-1950
Publishers:   Sport-in-Print Ltd., 132 Fleet Street, E.C.4; Hansom Books from 7 (?or 8)
Editors:   Basil Storey
Pagecounts:   16pp
Frequency:   Fortnightly (every other Thursday)

Boys' World Pocket Library

Total Issues: 25

First novella entitled "Peter Slim" (30 Aug-1880).

Issues & Index Sources:  30-Aug-1880 – 22-Feb-1881
Publishers:   Allingham (Note: Lofts gives Ralph Rollington)
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   weekly

Brady's Champion Stories

Total Issues: 21

Issues & Index Sources:  1869 – 1870: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Frederick A. Brady, 26 Ann Street, New York
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Brady's Mercury Stories

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1860s: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Frederick A. Brady, 22 Ann Street, New York
Formats:   9 5/8 x 6"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   100
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

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