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Chimaeran Review

Country: US


Issues & Index Sources:  in 1970s
Editors:   Donald E. Ayres

(The) Chimney Corner

see under Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner and Children's Corner

Chimney Corner Series [1887]

Country: US
Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  1887? – 1888?: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   G.W. Dillingham, 33 West Twenty-Third Street, New York
Prices:   25c
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Chimney Corner Series [1893]

Country: US
Total Issues: 165

A companion publication to The Armchair Library and is believed the dates correspond to those of the ACL.

Issues & Index Sources:  7-Jan-1893 – 1905: Dime Novel Bibliography (incomplete)
Publishers:   F.M. Lupton, 106 and 108 Reade St., New York; F.M. Lupton, 23, 25, 27 City Hall Place, New York
Formats:   8 x 6"
Prices:   25c each, 4 for 35c, 6 for 50c, 10 for 70c
Pagecounts:   100 - 200
Frequency:   1 - 57, Weekly; 58 - 72, Monthly; 73 - 165, Quarterly/and in groups
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The China Magazine, A Monthly Miscellany

Country: China

A mixture of literature, poetry with reports of current events and photographs.

Issues & Index Sources:  1868
Publishers:   China Magazine Office
Editors:   C. Langdon Davies

Chinese Literature

Country: China

Carried classic and contemporary Chinese stories, poetry, art, and "comments".

Issues & Index Sources:  1964 – ?
Publishers:   Foreign Language Press, Peking, China
Editors:   Mao Tun

Ching-Ching's Own

Country: UK
Total Issues: 118

Issues & Index Sources

  23-Jun-1888 – 20-Sep-1890

#merges with Best for Boys


  Best for Boys (Note: Gifford gives Lucas)


  E. Harcourt Burrage





Ching-Ching Yarns

Country: UK
Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1893 – Jun-1893
Publishers:   T. Harrison Roberts
Pagecounts:   68pp
Frequency:   4 per month

Chiron Review

Country: US
Total Issues: 100 (to Summer 2015)

Wide range of creative works. Circulation 1,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1982 – present
Publishers:   Chiron review, Kansas
Editors:   currently Michael Hathaway
Formats:   tabloid
Pagecounts:   20-48pp
Frequency:   quarterly


Country: US
Total Issues: 49

Online magazine whose name is variously given as Chiaroscuro, The Chiaroscuro or ChiZine, often with multiple names given in the context of a single issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul/Sep-1999 – Oct/Dec-2011: Science Fiction Index (Missing: #3, Jan/Mar-2000; #42, Oct/Dec-2009)
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The Choice Series

Country: US
Total Issues: 141

Issues & Index Sources:  15-Nov-1889 – 1899: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Robert Bonner's Sons, Cor. William and Spruce Streets, New York
Formats:   7¾ x 5¼"
Prices:   50c each. A cloth edition sold for $1.00 to $1.25.
Pagecounts:   300 to 350
Frequency:   Semi-monthly
Mentioned in:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Choice Stories

Country: UK
Total Issues: 21

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1903 – Mar-1905
Frequency:   monthly

The Choice Story Magazine

Country: UK
Total Issues: 171

Issues & Index Sources:  1923 – 1926: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Family Herald Press
Formats:   Pocket-Size (4.75in x 7.25in)
Prices:   2d (in 1924)
Pagecounts:   48pp (in 1924)
Frequency:   weekly

The Christian Century

Country: US

Christian magazine which is considered the flagship magazine of US mainline Protestantism and contains reports on religious news, comments on theological, moral, and cultural issues, reviews of books, movies, and music, and the occasional piece of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  1884 – 1900, as The Christian Oracle
  1900 – present, as The Christian Century: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)



  Christian Century Foundation


  David Heim (in 2018)

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Christian Herald

Country: UK

"Christian serial stories with plenty of movement, 50,000 - 80,000 words... also short stories, 1700 words". Christmas annuals c. 1963 were called "The Holly Bough" and a monthly supplement called The Victoria Penny Stories was published on the first of every month in the early 1900s (at least).

Initially titled The Signs of Our Times.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1874 – 28-Jan-2006: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   4 Western Esplanade, Portslade, Sussex
Frequency:   weekly
Online Sources:   Hathi Trust (could be US issues)

Christian Herald (US)

Country: US

US edition of Christian Herald.

Issues & Index Sources:  1878 – 1992
Publishers:   290-298 Bible House, New York City
Frequency:   weekly
Online Sources:   Hathi Trust (could be UK issues)

The Christian Leader

Country: UK

Religious periodical that occasionally publishing "uplifting" fiction for children.

Merged with Universalist to form The Universalist Leader.

Issues & Index Sources

  1869 – Nov-1897
  4-Dec-1897 – 26-Dec-1925, as The Universalist Leader: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  2-Jan-1926 – Dec-1952, as The Christian Leader
  Jan-1953 – Apr-1961, as The Universalist Leader


  Universalist Publishing House


  1869 – Jun-1948: weekly
  Jul-1948 – 1961: monthly

Online Sources

  Hathi Trust
  Hathi Trust

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