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    Boys’ Fun [#9, July 1953] (36pp)
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    Boys’ Journal [v8 #1, January 1870] (Henry Vickers, 6d, 64pp, 5½" x 8¾", cover by J. Swain)
    A Magazine of Literature, Science and Amusement. The Christmas And New Year Number.
    • 1 · A Journey to the Centre of the Earth [Part 1 of ?] · Anon. (by Jules Verne) · sl; Opening chapters of Jules Verne’s novel. Probably the first UK appearance.
    • Our Christmas Stories. A Dozen School Tales told by Twelve School Boys
    • 12 · The Green Light · Anon. · ss; our contribution from Marlborough.
    • 20 · The Genie · Anon. · pm; our contribution from Birmingham.
    • 21 · Buried Alive in a Salt Mine · Anon. · ss; our contribution from Shrewsbury.
    • 24 · The Double Robbery · Anon. · ss; our contribution from Rossall.
    • 26 · Winter · Anon. · pm (r); our contribution from Harrow.
    • 27 · The House by the Marsh · Anon. · ss; our contribution from Cheltenham.
    • 31 · My Grand-Uncle’s Story · Anon. · ss; our contribution from Westminster.
    • 36 · The Birch : A Poem · Anon. · pm; our contribution from Rugby.
    • 37 · An Alpine Adventure · Anon. · ss; our contribution from Eton.
    • 41 · Memories · Anon. · pm (r); our contribution from Durham.
    • 42 · A Wonderful Swimmer · Anon. · vi; our contribution from Uppingham.
    • 43 · Dulcibella! Or, The Prince, The Peri, And The Demon Dwarf · Anon. · pl; our contribution from Winchester.
    • 49 · The Queen’s Dwarf: An Historical Tale [Part 1 of ?] · Anon. · sl
    • 55 · Reviews · Anon. · br
    • 56 · Exercises for Ingenuity · Anon. · pz
    • 59 · Agency and Correspondence · [The Readers] · lt



    The Boys’ Leisure Hour [v1 #1, August 23, 1884] (1d, 16pp, tabloid)
    “A Reissue of the Favorite Journal The Boys Standard.” N.B. Interestingly, there’s an ad for The Boys Standard, giving the impression that it was a competitor of the Boys’ Leisure Hour.
    • The Roman Standard-Bearer [Part 1 of 17] · Anon. (by James Skipp Borlase) · sl Sons of Britannia 1871; Pretty much as you might expect, given the title; it’s a story of Rome, the fights in the Colosseum, and the Romans’ meeting with the Britons.
    • Gentleman George [Part 1 of 26] · Anon. (by James Skipp Borlase) · sl The Boy’s Standard 1875; The story of Gentleman George the English highwayman and his banditry, circa 1815.
    • On the Queen’s Service [Part 1 of 34] · J. J. G. Bradley · sl The Boy’s Standard 1875; about Dunbar, one of the “Queen’s Messengers,” and his actions on behalf of the Crown in Europe in 1855.
    • Astray · Anon. · ss; A joke. This farmer goes to a grand concert, see...
    • Showman Eloquence · Anon. · ss; A circus showman’s pitch about a boa constrictor.
    • Our Boys’ Adventures [Part 1 of 20] · Anon. · sl; Four teenagers, “many years ago,” meet and stop a ruffianly act in London near Hangman-street.
    • An English Haroun Alraschid · Anon. · ss; A wandering heir is restored to his rightful seat thanks to true British justice.
    • A Sword for a Fortune; or, Sir Redmond the Rover [Part 1 of 20] · Anon. · sl The Boy’s Standard 1875; Redmond O’Niel, the last son of a dying noble house, encounters an escaped convict and the dreaded “Paul the Pirate.”
    • The Dying Gladiators · Anon. · ss; Roman gladiators prepare to die and then fight to their last for Nero.


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