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The Fireside Companion

Total Issues: 1864

Ran the "Old Sleuth" stories from 1872. Authors inc. John R. Coryell, F.V.R. Dey, Mayne Reid, Charlotte Brame, etc.

Issues & Index Sources:  2-Nov-1867 – 18-Jul-1903: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   George Munro
Formats:   tabloid story paper
Prices:   6c
Pagecounts:   8pp
Frequency:   weekly
Related Sites:   American Women's Dime Novel Project
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fireside Confessions

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1952 – Mar-1952: FictionMags Index
Publishers:   Scion Ltd.
Prices:   1/-
Pagecounts:   32pp

Fireside Detective Casebook

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Fireside Detective Cases

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1946 – ?
Publishers:   Fireside Publications Ltd. (1946); True Mystery Publications (1947); Acme Publishing Co. (1948)

Fireside Ghost Stories

Total Issues: 1

Pulp format anthology of new and reprint stories.

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1937: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   World's Work, Kingswood
Editors:   probably H. Norman Evans
Formats:   pulp
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Fireside Library [1877]

Total Issues: 145

Some issues entitled The New York Fireside Library.

Issues & Index Sources:  10-Apr-1877 – 29-Jun-1882
Publishers:   Beadle & Adams
Formats:   9" x 13¼"
Prices:   10c
Pagecounts:   32pp
Frequency:   announced as bi-weekly, but fairly irregular
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Fireside Library [1894]

Total Issues: 113

Issues & Index Sources:  1894: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Vickery
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fireside Series

Total Issues: 24

Issues & Index Sources:  1866 – 1868
Publishers:   American News Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fireside Series

Total Issues: 162

Issues & Index Sources:  late 1890s – Apr-1892: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Hovendon Company, 17 and 19 Waverley Place, New York
Formats:   7 x 5"
Prices:   25c
Pagecounts:   150-300
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fireside Series

Total Issues: 124?

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1886 – 1890: Dime Novel Bibliography (incomplete)
Publishers:   J.S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, 57 Rose Street, New York
Formats:   7½" x 5¼"
Prices:   25c ($3.00 per year)
Pagecounts:   200 to 300 pages
Frequency:   monthly, but with extras.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Fireside Tales of Fact and Fiction

Total Issues: 2?

Issues & Index Sources:  1886 – 1897

First Intensity

Total Issues: 22

An annual literary journal whose contributors range from the very well-known to the (as yet) completely obscure. Each issue presents a carefully selected collection of works from some of the most innovative poets and writers in contemporary literature.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1993 – Fall 2007
Publishers:   P.O. Box 665, Lawrence, KS 66044 (in 2002)
Editors:   Lee Chapman (in 2002)
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
Email Address:

The First Line

Total Issues: 20 (to Dec-2002)

Stories in any given issue all begin with the same sentence.

Issues & Index Sources:  May/Jun-1999 – present
Publishers:   P.O. Box 0382, Plano, TX 75025-0382
Editors:   David LaBounty & Jeff Adams
Frequency:   6 issues per year; quarterly in 2002
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2000 or 2002)
Email Address:


Total Issues: 7?


Issues & Index Sources:  ? – Dec-1987?
Editors:   Simon Ings

Fishing Adventures

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1955
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Total Issues: 3


Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1954 – Mar-1955: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Editors:   Colin Parsons & Geoff Wingrove

Five-Cent Adventures

Total Issues: 1?

Issues & Index Sources:  1932?: Adventure Fiction Index (Missing: all issues)
Publishers:   Rainbow Publishing
Formats:   standard pulp
Prices:   5c
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