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The Premier Magazine

Total Issues: 159+43+54=256

Published a lot of atmospheric adventure, mystery and weird fiction. Authors include Achmed Abdullah, Bertram Atkey, L.J. Beeston, Marjorie Bowen, J.B. Harris-Burland, Mrs Champion de Crespigny, Beatrice Grimshaw, William Hope Hodgson, F. Morton Howard, William Le Queux, C. Randolph Lichfield, Victor MacClure, Douglas Newton, Sax Rohmer, Rafael Sabatini, Andrew Soutar, Albert Payson Terhune, Guy Thorne, Edgar Wallace, Fred M. White.

Issues & Index Sources

  May-1914 – 6-Feb-1923: Index to The Premier Magazine
  Mar-1923 – Sep-1926: Index to The Premier Magazine
  Oct-1926 – Mar-1931: Index to The Premier Magazine

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, London

Editors

  David Whitelaw

Formats

  May-1914 – 6-Feb-1923: standard pulp
  Mar-1923 – Sep-1926: standard slick, on coated stock
  Oct-1926 – Mar-1931: standard pulp

Prices

  May-1914 – 6-Feb-1923: 6d (initially 4d)
  Mar-1923 – Sep-1926: 1/-
  Oct-1926 – Mar-1931: 6d

Pagecounts

  May-1914 – 6-Feb-1923: 160pp (first six issues 176pp) reducing to 112pp by 1919
  Mar-1923 – Sep-1926: 136pp
  Oct-1926 – Mar-1931: 96pp

Frequency

  May-1914 – May-1919: monthly
  Jun-1919 – 6-Feb-1923: fortnightly
  Mar-1923 – Mar-1931: monthly

Related Sites

  Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers
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Premium Library

Total Issues: 4

Issues & Index Sources:  1893
Publishers:   Home Book Co.
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Premium Library

Total Issues: 70

Issues & Index Sources:  1899
Publishers:   Mershon
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Premonitions

Total Issues: 6

Small press sf/horror fiction magazine. After #4 became an irregular original anthology series.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1992 – #6, 2008: Science Fiction Index
Website:   freespace.virgin.net/pigasus.press/premonitions.html
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PreScience Fiction

This magazine was published for trademark purposes only, it was never offered for sale.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1952: Science Fiction Index (not published)
Publishers:   Gernsback Publications, NY

Present Tense

Issues & Index Sources:  1973 – 1990
Publishers:   American Jewish Committee
Editors:   Murray Polner

Press

Publication suspended in 2000?

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1996 – 2000
Publishers:   125 West 72nd Street, Suite 3M, New York, NY 10023 (in 1998)
Editors:   Daniel Roberts (in 1998)
Email Address:   pressltd@aol.com
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (not in 2002)

Pretext

Total Issues: 10 (to Jan-2005)

Principally a poetry magazine, but has published a considerable amount of fiction by Ballard and others. Circulation about 2,000.

Issues & Index Sources:  in 2000s
Publishers:   Pen & Inc Press
Editors:   Jon Cook
Formats:   trade paperback
Prices:   £5.00 (in 2000); £7.99 (in 2004)
Pagecounts:   96pp
Frequency:   twice-yearly

Prime Cuts

Magazine about comix featuring occasional fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1987 – ?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Fantagraphic Books, California
Editors:   Gary Groth
Formats:   quarto
Prices:   $3.50
Pagecounts:   64pp
Frequency:   bimonthly

The Primitive Methodist Children's Magazine

Total Issues: ?+?+?+?+454+48=502+

Religious Paper.

Issues & Index Sources

  1843 – 1851
  1852 – 1870, as The Primitive Methodist Juvenile Magazine
  1871 – 1872, as The Juvenile and Bible Class Magazine
  1873 – 1900, as The Juvenile Magazine
  1901 – 1932, as Morning. A magazine for our young folk
  Jan-1933 – Dec-1936, as Morning & Springtime

Editors

  Rev. John Petty (?)

Frequency

  monthly

Primordial Eye

Total Issues: 1

Semi-professional magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  #1, 1988: Science Fiction Index
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Primrose Edition (Series)

Total Issues: 30

Issues & Index Sources:  1890 – 1891: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Prince (UK)

Total Issues: 12

Issues & Index Sources:  16-Sep-1893 – 2-Dec-1893
Publishers:   Best for Boys Co.
Frequency:   weekly

Prince (US)

Issues & Index Sources:  1960 – 1962: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
 
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Princess Novels

see under The Princess's Novelettes

Princess Series

Issues & Index Sources:  1899: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

The Princess's Novelettes

Total Issues: 955+118=1073

Complete stories of adventure, mystery and murder for young women.

Issues & Index Sources

  6-Mar-1886 – 1904: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  1904 – 1906, as Princess Novels

Publishers

  Edwin J. Brett

Formats

  small octavo

Prices

  1d

Frequency

  weekly


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