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Girl of the Period Miscellany

Total Issues: 9

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1869 – Nov-1869
Publishers:   The Period, 342 The Strand
Pagecounts:   40pp
Frequency:   monthly

Girl Rackets

Total Issues: 1

Subtitled 'True Stories of Gold Diggers' but judged to be fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  1932: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Better Publications
Editors:   Leo Margulies
Formats:   standard pulp
Frequency:   probably one-off
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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Girls

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  9-Dec-1893
Publishers:   W.D. Wiltshire

Girls and Boys of America

Total Issues: 180

Stories by Samuel Pearce, Louis Herbert, M. Quad etc; reprinted 'Jack the Giant-Killer', 'Robinson Crusoe' and 'Alice in Wonderland' plus the Pippin series from Young Folks' Weekly Budget; stories by Samuel Pearce, Louis Herbert, M. Quad etc.

Issues & Index Sources:  27-Sep-1873 – 1877
Publishers:   George Munro, NY
Formats:   large tabloid
Prices:   5c
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly

Girls' and Boys' Penny Magazine

Total Issues: 36

"An almost identical magazine (to Boys' and Girls' Penny Magazine) appeared on the market with a similar title. Actually it was the more interesting of the two, as it catered for older boys and girls. Apart from the main story there were interesting articles on hurricanes, the Great Wall of China, the transformation of insects and short contributions by the famous Theodore Hook." (W.O.G. Lofts, "The Start of Boys' Papers")

Issues & Index Sources:  17-Oct-1832 – 19-Jun-1833
Publishers:   W. Strange
Prices:   1d
Frequency:   weekly

Girls' Best Friend

Total Issues: 89

Becomes The Girls' Friend, but ran under that title only briefly before relaunching.

Issues & Index Sources

  26-Feb-1898 – 10-Jun-1899
  17-Jun-1899 – 4-Nov-1899, as The Girls' Friend

#becomes Girls' Friend

Publishers

  Harmsworth

Formats

  tabloid

Pagecounts

  8pp

Frequency

  weekly

Girls' Best Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  1949
Publishers:   Friendly Fiction, 93 Brownspring Drive, Eltham

Girls' Cinema

Total Issues: 631

Becomes (or incorporated into): Film Star Weekly (adult)

Issues & Index Sources:  16-Oct-1920 – 19-Nov-1932
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press, Fleetway House
Editors:   Maud Hughes
Prices:   2d
Pagecounts:   28pp
Frequency:   weekly (every Tuesday)

Girls' Companion

Total Issues: 32

Issues & Index Sources:  18-Jun-1921 – 21-Jan-1922
Publishers:   Charles Shurey
Frequency:   weekly

Girls' Companion at Home and at Play

Total Issues: 19

Issues & Index Sources:  5-May-1908 – 18-Sep-1908
Publishers:   R.V. Beverage; C.W. Bradley from ?
Frequency:   weekly

Girls' Complete Story Novelette

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1931
Publishers:   Gramol
Frequency:   monthly

Girls' Crystal

Total Issues: 908

Entitled The Crystal, 1-9; Girls' Crystal, 10-908. Incorporates: School Girl's Weekly from 26-May-1939; Schoolgirl from 25-May-1940. Becomes Girls' Crystal (New Series) (comic).

Issues & Index Sources:  26-Oct-1935 – 14-Mar-1953
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Editors:   C. Eaton Fearn (who also wrote fiction for the paper as Gail Western)
Formats:   smaller format from 1940
Prices:   3d
Pagecounts:   28pp; 24pp
Frequency:   weekly
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Girl's Detective Mysteries

Total Issues: 1

Companion to the short-lived Boy's Adventure Stories, this magazine folded after a single undistinguished issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1936: Crime Fiction Index
Publishers:   Layne Publishing, NY
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   15c
Pagecounts:   128pp
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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The Girl's Favourite

Total Issues: 274

Issues & Index Sources

  4-Feb-1922 – 27-May-1927

#incorporated into Eve's Own

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, Fleetway House

Prices

  2d

Pagecounts

  24pp

Frequency

  weekly (every Wednesday)

The Girl's Favourite

see also under Sweethearts

Girls' Friend

Total Issues: 1628

Incorporated: Our Girls from 27-Apr-1918; Forget Me Not from 1918

Issues & Index Sources

  11-Nov-1899 – 24-Jan-1931

#incorporated into Poppy's Paper

Publishers

  Harmsworth; Amalgamated Press

Editors

  c. 1900 – 1912: Hamilton Edwards [latterly editor-in-chief]
  c. 1919: H. Crichton Miln [Assistant Editor]

Formats

  tabloid

Prices

  1d

Pagecounts

  16pp

Frequency

  weekly

The Girls' Friend Library

Total Issues: 578

Issues & Index Sources

  24-Nov-1906 – 3-Apr-1925

#becomes Girls' Friend Library (New Series)

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press

Pagecounts

  148pp

Frequency

  monthly


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