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Boy's Welcome

Country: UK
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: Story Paper Index
Publishers:   Aldine Publishing Co.

Boys' Wonder Book

Country: UK
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

Country: UK
Total Issues: 26

A short-lived pocket library series from Amalgamated Press, Boys' Wonder Library reprinted serials primarily from Chums, but included three stirring adventure serials by George E. Rochester from Boys Own Paper. Other authors include Draycot M. Dell (the last editor of Chums) under his pseudonyms Piers Anson and Rodney Holland, Leslie Beresford, John Hunter and John Wheway. All titles were abridged from their original appearances, some quite considerably.

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

The Boys' World [1879]

Country: UK
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]

Country: US
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
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Boys' World [1905]

Country: UK
Total Issues: 41

Issues & Index Sources

  30-May-1905 – 6-Mar-1906

#becomes New Boys' World

Publishers

  Cassells

Formats

  tabloid (large quarto)

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

The Boys' World [1940s]

Country: US

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]

Country: UK
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

Country: UK
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

Bradley, His Book

Country: US
Total Issues: 7

Issues & Index Sources:  May-1896 – Jan-1897
Publishers:   Will H. Bradley, Springfield, Massachusetts
Editors:   Will H. Bradley


Brady's Champion Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 21

Issues & Index Sources:  1869 – 1870: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Frederick A. Brady, 26 Ann Street, New York
Formats:   6 x 4 1/2"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   100
Frequency:   semi-monthly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Brady's Mercury Stories

Country: US

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
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Brady's People's Novelettes

Country: US
Total Issues: 27

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1860s
Publishers:   Frederick A. Brady
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Braeme Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 22

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1904: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Federal Book Company, 52, 54, 56, 58 Duane Street, New York
Formats:   7 x 4 3/4"
Prices:   20c
Pagecounts:   350 - 400
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


The Braeme Stories

Country: US
Total Issues: 24

Issues & Index Sources:  1905: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, 58 Rose Street, New York
Formats:   7 1/8 x 3 3/4 "
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   200 - 250
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography


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