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The New Yorker

Total Issues: 3750 (to Feb-1999)

A very successful combination of humour magazine (the approximate American equivalent of Punch), local listings paper, and literary journal with an emphasis on fiction. It is probably the most sophisticated, urbane, clique-fiction magazine of them all, although under Conde Nast's (S. I. Newhouse's) ownership and Tina Brown's editorship it has lost money. Authors include E. B. White, James Thurber, John O'Hara, S. J. Perelman, John Collier, Roald Dahl, Shirley Jackson, Sylvia Townsend Warner, J. D. Salinger, Robert M. Coates, Sally Benson, John Cheever, John Updike, Donald Barthelme, William Trevor, Mavis Gallant, Ursula Le Guin, Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, Stephen King. no single index, but almost as good is The Complete Book of Covers from the New Yorker 1925-1989 (Knopf, 1989). See also About Town: The New Yorker and the World It Made by Ben Yagoda (Scribner, 2000).

Issues & Index Sources

  21-Feb-1925 – present: Short Story Index (Missing: all before 1974 at least)

Publishers

  ?: Raoul Fleischmann
  1985 – ?: Conde Nast

Website

  www.newyorker.com

Editors

  1925 – 1951: Harold Wallace Ross
  1951 – 1987: William Shawn
  1987 – 1992: Robert Gottlieb
  1992 – 1998: Tina Brown
  present: Bill Buford [fiction editor]

Formats

  small slick

Frequency

  weekly

Sources

  O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)
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New York Family Favorite

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  1883
Publishers:   Favorite Pub. Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

New York Family Story Paper

see under Family Story Paper

New York Five Cent Library

Total Issues: 157+48+762=967

Dime novel series containing primarily frontier and western stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  12-Aug-1892 – ?: FictionMags Index (first 56 issues)
  9-Nov-1895 – 3-Oct-1896, as Diamond Dick Library
  17-Oct-1896 – 20-May-1911, as Diamond Dick, Jr.

Publishers

  Street & Smith

Prices

  5c

Frequency

  weekly

Sources

  Dime Novel Bibliography
 
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New York Herald Tribune Magazine

Produced as a weekly supplement for the New York Herald Tribune. After 8 years it was syndicated as the much better known This Week.

Issues & Index Sources

  1927? – 17-Feb-1935

#becomes This Week

Publishers

  New York Herald Tribune

Editors

  Mrs William Brown Meloney

Frequency

  weekly

New York Illustrated Times

Total Issues: 500

Issues & Index Sources:  1876 – 1881
Publishers:   Frank Leslie
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

New York Journal

Story-paper; purchased by Frank Leslie and merged with Frank Leslie's Ladies Gazette.

Issues & Index Sources:  ? – 1848

The New York Ledger

Total Issues: 2236

The most successful story paper of its day. Published Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mrs Southworth, Charles Dickens, Sylvanus Cobb. Circulation reached 400,000 in 1860.

Issues & Index Sources

  20-Jan-1847 – 1855, as The Merchant's Ledger
  1855 – 1898, as The New York Ledger: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
  1898 – 7-Dec-1903, as The Ledger Monthly

Publishers

  1847 – 1851: D. Anson Pratt
  1851 – 1886: Robert Bonner
  1887 – 1901: Robert Bonner's sons
  1901 – 1903: Ledger Company

Editors

  1847 – 1851: D. Anson Pratt
  1851 – 1887: Robert Bonner
  1887 – 1894: Mayo Heseltine
  1894 – 1901: Robert Bonner, Jr.

Formats

  large tabloid story-paper (22" x 14")

Pagecounts

  4pp at outset, then 8pp

Frequency

  1846 – 1847: daily
  1847 – 1898: weekly
  1898 – 1903: monthly

Sources

  Dime Novel Bibliography

New York Library

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1901
Publishers:   Dike
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

New York Library

Total Issues: 30

Issues & Index Sources:  1900 – 1910
Publishers:   J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

New York Library

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1901
Publishers:   Ottenheimer
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The New York Mercury

Total Issues: 1479

Issues & Index Sources:  1838 – 1867
Publishers:   Cauldwell & Whitney
Formats:   tabloid story paper
Frequency:   weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

New York Mercury Stories

Total Issues: 44

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

The New York Mirror

Total Issues: 364?

A weekly gazette of literature and the fine arts.

Issues & Index Sources:  2-Aug-1823 – 3-Jul-1860
Publishers:   G.P. Morris, NY
Editors:   S, Woodworth to 24-Jul-1824, then G.P. Morris
Frequency:   weekly

New York Monthly Fashion Bazaar

Total Issues: 20

Issues & Index Sources:  1879
Publishers:   George Munro
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

New York Nickel Library

Total Issues: 3

Issues & Index Sources:  1896 – 1897
Publishers:   Dike Book Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

New York Nights

Total Issues: 6?+15=21?

Issues & Index Sources

  Summer 1933 – Jun-1934: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Dec-1935 – Mar-1937: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  Summer 1933 – Jun-1934: Bow-Man Publishing Corp., 115 West 27th St., New York City
  Dec-1935 – Mar-1937: H.M. Publishing Co.

Formats

  saddle-stitched pulp

Sources

  Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Uncovered: The Hidden Art of Girlie Pulps
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