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    Gramarye
    The Journal of the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy.



    The Grand Magazine:    (about)
    The Grand Magazine—UK; Feb. 1905-Apr. 1940 (423 issues); George Newnes, London; monthly; standard format, on pulp paper; editors H. Greenhough Smith, Reeves Shaw, H. W. Legett (acting editor in 1934); a rough-paper, mainly-fiction stablemate to the more up-market Strand Magazine; the first few volumes featured a fair amount of light non-fiction (but completely unillustrated); later issues are all-fiction, with illustrations added at some point; authors included C. N. & A. M. Williamson, Ernest Bramah, Frank H. Shaw, Bram Stoker, Bertram Atkey, Baroness Orczy, Edgar Wallace, E. Phillips Oppenheim, Rafael Sabatini, P. G. Wodehouse, A. E. W. Mason, Agatha Christie, Valentine Williams, etc; the first British “pulp”.



    The Grand Magazine [v1, #1, February 1905] (George Newnes, 4½d, 24+180pp, standard)
    Details supplied by Steve Holland.
    • 1 · Introduction · Geo. Newnes · ed
    • 3 · A Straggler of ’15 · Sir Arthur Conan Doyle · ss Black and White Mar 21 1891
    • 14 · Real Experiences of the Supernatural · Anon. · cl
    • 20 · The Burglary at the Inn · Anon. · ss
    • 23 · Both Sides: The Japanese and the Russians · Anon. · ar
    • 26 · Both Sides: The Russians and the Japanese · Anon. · ar
    • 31 · The Bomb Shell · Sardonm Victorien · ss; translated from the French.
    • 37 · How to Live Long · Anon. · ar
    • 44 · The Immorality of Women at Bridge · Anon. · ar
    • 48 · A Yarn of Years · Mostyn T. Pigott · pm
    • 51 · Under the X-Rays No. 1. The Case of Mr. Adolf Beck · Anon. · ar
    • 61 · Interesting People · Anon. · cl
    • 71 · The Extra Hands of the S.S. “Nemesis” · Morley Roberts · nv
    • 93 · The Causeries of the Grand Club · Anon. · cl
    • 99 · Who Has the Best Time: A Man or a Woman? · John Oliver Hobbes · ar
    • 103 · It Didn’t Take · Anon. · pm
    • 104 · One Life or Two? · Henry Normanby · ss
    • 110 · What’s in a Name? · Anon. · pm
    • 111 · The Theatre of the Future · G. Bernard Shaw · ss
    • 129 · Puzzles · Anon. · ar
    • 134 · “Pet” Stories · Anon. · ar
    • 138 · Hurrah for Old Winter · Anon. · pm
    • 139 · Confession Without Absolution · Anon. · ar
    • 141 · Plots of Plays · Anon. · cl
    • 149 · L’Arrabiata · Paul Heyse · ss; translated from the German.
    • 161 · The Best Things to Read · Anon. · cl
    • 169 · The Grand Kaleidoscope · Anon. · cl


    The Grand Magazine [v1, #2, March 1905] ed. Alderson Anderson (George Newnes; London, 6d, 176pp, standard)
    Details supplied by Richard Bleiler.
    • 177- 181 · The Lady or the Tiger? · Frank R. Stockton · ss The Century Magazine Nov 1882
    • 182- 185 · Under the X-Rays No. 2. Hospitals: Their Use and Abuse · A Medical Practitioner · ar
    • 185 · Man’s Warmest Friend · Anon. · pm
    • 186- 190 · Mr. Chamberlain’s Poetry · Anon. · ar
    • 191- 202 · An Episode Under the Terror · Honoré de Balzac · ss Shorter Stories from Balzac, Walter Scott 1890, as “In the Time of the Terror”; translated from the French (“Un Épisode Sous la Terreur”, 1830).
    • 203- 210 · Trade Swindles · James Long · ar
    • 211- 218 · Real Experiences of the Supernatural · Anon. · cl
    • 219- 222 · The Parthian Shots of St. Valentine · Mostyn T. Pigott · pm
    • 222- 230 · Kirilka at the Ferry · Maxim Gorki · ss (r)
    • 231- 240 · Who Has the Best Time—A Man or a Woman? · Anon. · ar; continuation of John Oliver Hobbes.
    • 241- 246 · The Letters of Lazarus · Sir Philip Burne-Jones (Bart.) · ar
    • 247- 261 · The Lone Hand [Part 1 of 3] · Barry Pain · sl
    • 261 · His Only Dread · Anon. · pm
    • 262- 266 · Royal Love Marriages · W. Gordon · ar
    • 267- 272 · The Causeries of the Grand Club · Anon. · cl
    • 273- 279 · Fishers of Men · Henry Normanby · ss
    • 279 · An Ambulance Story · Anon. · pm
    • 280- 287 · Plots of Plays · Anon. · cl; M. Jules Lemaitre, La Massiere; Gerhardt Hauptmann, Die Weber; Augustus Thomas, Mrs. Leffingwell’s Boots; Eugen Tchirikoff, The Chosen People; M. Zamacois, Le Gigolo.
    • 288- 295 · Interesting People · Anon. · cl; about Alfonso XIII; Sir Henry Stephenson; Edward Beauchamp; Colonel Sir Francis Younghusband; Stanley Weyman; Frank R. Stockton.
    • 296- 298 · My Method of Working · David Murray · ar
    • 299- 304 · Why I Like / Dislike England. (Both Sides) · Paul Villars & Pierre Mille · ar
    • 304 · Wing Tee Wee: A Chinese Idyll · Anon. · pm
    • 305- 308 · Should Parliament Abolish Tipsters? · Earl of Durham · ar
    • 309- 316 · Mr. W. S. Gilbert’s Original Plays · Edward St. John-Brenon · ar
    • 316 · The Ideal and the Unreal · Anon. · pm
    • 317- 325 · An Odd Freak · W. W. Jacobs · ss The Strand Magazine May 1900; “My Best Story” no. 2.
    • 326- 330 · The Menace of the Crimson Cross: Realities of Revolution in Russia · George Lynch · ar
    • 330 · To Clarabella · Anon. · pm
    • 331- 334 · Women’s Immorality at Bridge. Rockell, Frederick: Why They Cheat. The Secretary of the New Bridge Club: They Do Not Cheat · [Various] · ar
    • 335- 336 · Appreciations and Criticisms by the Readers of the “Grand Magazine.” (M. Jules Claretie; J. A. Kirk; S. Linley; E. Darnley Smith; Annie Whitehorn; G. E. B. Cuttriss; S. Michael Young; J. Spencer Williams; Thurston Cray; W. G. Beardmore) · [The Readers] · lt
    • 337- 343 · The Best Things to Read · One Who Has Read Them · cl
    • 344- 350 · The Grand Kaleidoscope. (Are the Covent Garden Balls a Scandal?; The Elixir of Dr. Faust; A Triumph for the Gourmet; Carnival Balls in Paris; Water Divining; A Plausible Theory of the Phenomena; Whence Comes Red Hair?; A Charade which Has Never Been Solved) · [Various] · cl
    • 351- 352 · A Few Comments on the Reception of No. 1 · George Newnes · ed


    The Grand Magazine [v1, #3, April 1905] ed. Alderson Anderson (George Newnes; London, 6d, 176pp, standard)
    Details supplied by Richard Bleiler.
    • 353- 361 · The Star · H. G. Wells · ss The Graphic Christmas 1897; “My Best Story and Why I Think So” no. 3.
    • 361 · My Photograph · Anon. · pm
    • 362- 368 · Under the X-Rays No. 3. Is Betting Foolish? · J. Holt Schooling · ar
    • 368 · Breach of Promise · Anon. · pm
    • 369- 371 · Absent-Minded Folks · G. E. Moysey · ar
    • 372- 379 · Real Experiences of the Supernatural · Anon. · cl
    • 380- 387 · Jobson’s Dog · Frank Howel Evans · ss
    • 388- 394 · The Rise of the Seton Indians · Ernest Thompson Seton · ar
    • 395- 397 · The First of April · Mostyn T. Pigott · pm
    • 398- 402 · Doubly Shadowed: A True Account of a Conscientious Dog, with a Postscriptum by the Dog · E. T. Miller · ss; pet stories.
    • 403- 407 · Legal and Financial Aspects of the Salvation Army · Anon. · ar
    • 408- 426 · The Lone Hand [Part 2 of 3] · Barry Pain · sl
    • 426- 428 · How to Live Long: Another View · Aubyn Street · ar
    • 429- 436 · Interesting People · Anon. · cl; about Mary Kingsley; Vladimir de Pachmann; Henry Arthur Jones; Mrs. Patrick Campbell; Dendy Sadler; Dr. Cummings and his inexpressibles; Maude Goodman’s models.
    • 437- 439 · The Woman’s Immorality at Bridge. Do They Not Cheat? · Author of the Original Article · ar
    • 440- 454 · The Captain of the “Ullswater” · Morley Roberts · ss
    • 454 · The Wonder-Worker · Leslie Thomas · pm
    • 455- 460 · The Lady or the Tiger? Some Opinions of Our Readers. (Lorraine Yorke; Annie Kay; Eveline and Marion Archer; W. B. Tinsley; T. J. Calladine; T. R. Knights; John Wheatley; Sir Robert Edgcumbe; Norman MacLeod; Z. A. van Veen; Mrs. Harrison; J. B. Wilton; J. G. Owen; A. W. Tomlinson; G. E. Wainwright; Gerard Holmes) · [The Readers] · lt
    • 461- 466 · The Causeries of the Grand Club · Anon. · cl
    • 466 · A Man of Merit · Anon. · pm
    • 467- 473 · Which Is More Beautiful—Man or Woman? (Both Sides) · Charlotte Perkins Gilman & Eugenie Martin · ar
    • 474 · The True American. A Cockney Wail · Anon. · pm
    • 475- 483 · Cupid in a Car · George Hibbard · ss
    • 484- 491 · Mr. W. S. Gilbert’s Original Comedy, “Pygmalion and Galatea” · Edward St. John-Brenon · ar
    • 491 · Women at Bridge · Anon. · pm
    • 492- 495 · The Book-Keeper’s Dilemma · Anon. · ss; subtitled “Another Problem Story”.
    • 496- 504 · In Hospital for Operation · A Private Patient · ar
    • 505- 508 · Plots of Plays · Anon. · cl; Romain Coolus, La petite Peste; Countess Lydie Rostoptchine, Maroussya.
    • 509- 512 · Private Wensday · Henry Normanby · ss
    • 512 · Too Polite for Anything · Anon. · pm
    • 513- 519 · The Best Things to Read · One Who Has Read Them · cl
    • 520- 528 · The Grand Kaleidoscope. (War by Machinery; Invisible Colours and Inaudible Sounds; How the Lobster Keeps Its Balance; Dangerous Primroses; The Return of the Swallows; How Should Our Beds Be Turned?; Exploiting a Dead Poet; Will Man Fly Tomorrow?; The Charade That Has Never Been Solved; Hospitals—Their Use and Abuse) · [Various] · cl


    The Grand Magazine [v1, #4, May 1905] ed. Alderson Anderson (George Newnes; London, 6d, 176pp, standard)
    Details supplied by Richard Bleiler.
    • 529- 536 · Joie-de-Loup: The Story of a Caravan · Max Pemberton · ss The Graphic Jul 1902; “My Best Story and Why I Think So,” no. 4.
    • 536 · On Getting up in the Morning · Ronald Allinson · pm
    • 537- 542 · My First Time in Print. (Miss Braddon; Marie Corelli; Anthony Hope; Thomas Hardy; Stanley Weyman; Rudyard Kipling; Israel Zangwill; W. W. Jacobs; Jerome K. Jerome; Mrs. Humphrey Ward; Hall Caine) · [Various] · ar
    • 542 · A Painless Extraction · Anon. · pm
    • 543- 548 · Imprisoned for Debt · One Who Has Suffered · ar
    • 549- 551 · All’s Fair in Love and War · Anon. · ss
    • 552 · A Famous Riddle · Anon. · pm
    • 553- 560 · What Is Wrong with the War Office? (Both Sides) · Sir A. E. Turner & Howard Hensman · ar
    • 561- 566 · Cricket Reform · P. F. Warner · ar
    • 567- 572 · The Discomfiture of Miss Melville · H. W. G. Hyrst · ss
    • 573- 578 · London as It Will Be: The Improvements Explained and Their Results Anticipated · Francis Gribble · ar
    • 579- 587 · Interesting People · Anon. · cl; about Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema; J. M. Barrie; Robert Ball; Arthur Bourchier; Dr. Joachim; George Grossmith; Martin Conway; Adelina Patti.
    • 588- 591 · The Romance of South African Diamonds · W. Gordon · ar
    • 592- 609 · The Lone Hand [Part 3 of 3] · Barry Pain · sl
    • 610- 614 · Why Not Collect Photographs? · Sir Martin Conway · ar
    • 615- 616 · The Merry Monarch of the Months · Mostyn T. Pigott · pm
    • 617- 622 · “Lobbying” at Westminster · Anon. · ar
    • 623- 629 · Elizabeth Curt, Miser · Olivia Roy · ss
    • 630- 633 · The Causeries of the Grand Club · Anon. · cl
    • 636 · Who Shall Decide when Gourmets Disagree? · Anon. · pm
    • 637- 369 · Under the X-Rays No. 4. Money-Lenders and Their Victims · F. S. Jackson · ar
    • 640- 645 · Love and Matrimony—French and English · Mrs. Belloc-Lowndes · ar
    • 646- 656 · A Modern Miracle · Charles Thonger · ss
    • 657- 665 · Artists on Their Critics. (Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema; George Clausen; Walter Crane; Frank Dicksee; Alfred East; Professor von Herkomer; B. W. Leader; Sir James D. Linton; Dendy Sadler; Byam Shaw; Solomon J. Solomon; G. A. Storey) · [Various] · ar
    • 666- 668 · Should Airships Be Used in Warfare? A Question for the Hague Conference · George Lynch · ar
    • 669- 672 · The Three Elms · Henry Normanby · ss
    • 672 · The Unkindest Cut of All! · Anon. · pm
    • 673- 677 · Plots of Plays · Anon. · cl; Alfred Capus, La Chatelaine; Max Halbe, Der Strom; Charles Klein, The Music Master.
    • 678- 681 · Last Month’s Problems: Our Readers’ Replies. (H. O. Bertram O. Pemberton; Claude H. Auld; A. W. Tomlinson; C. A. Clarke; Ivy Wood; G. G. Patison, Jr.; Andrew Wilson; Frank Hepher; P. J. Sheehy; A.W.S.A.; Evelyn Hope; Eugene Wood; J. E. Buckrose; Frederick Rockell) · [The Readers] · lt
    • 682- 688 · Benson’s Horse · Frank Howel Evans · ss
    • 689- 696 · The Best Things to Read · One Who Has Read Them · cl
    • 697- 704 · The Grand Kaleidoscope. (The Plot That Failed; The Dark Cupboard; Britannia Orientalis; Among the Immortals; A Hat in Its Dotage; Are Your Hands Clean?; Water-Divining in South Africa; The Ups and Downs of Art; The Charade That Has Never Been Solved) · [Various] · cl


    The Grand Magazine [v1, #5, June 1905] ed. Alderson Anderson (George Newnes; London, 6d, 176pp, standard)
    Details supplied by Richard Bleiler.
    • 705- 711 · Father Gapon on the Russian Revolution: The First Interview since His Escape · G. H. Perris · ar
    • 712- 718 · Tom, Dick—and Harry · P. G. Wodehouse · ss; a cricket story.
    • 718 · Told in the Letters · Anon. · pm
    • 719- 727 · Is Life Assurance Wise? (Both Sides) · John Holt Schooling & Hugh H. L. Bellot · ar
    • 727 · Legerdemain · Anon. · pm
    • 727- 735 · Our Day in London · Anon. · ss
    • 736- 740 · Stage Life and Real Life: The Opinions of a Rebel · Gertrude Kingston · ar
    • 741- 746 · Names, Ordinary and Extraordinary · F. J. Knight-Adkin · ar
    • 747- 754 · The Mysterious Card [Mysterious Card] · Cleveland Moffett · ss The Black Cat Feb 1896
    • 754- 761 · A Carnival of the Irrational · An Observer at Monte Carlo · ar
    • 761 · Prophetic · F. J. Cox · pm
    • 762- 767 · Diet Fads in Relation to Feminine Beauty · Ignota · ar
    • 767 · A Dickens Puzzle · Anon. · ar
    • 768- 769 · A Junetide Pessimist · Mostyn T. Pigott · pm
    • 770- 772 · Romantic Stories of Academy Pictures · Clive Holland · ar
    • 773- 796 · The Room in the Dragon Volant [Part 1 of 4; Martin Hesselius] · Sheridan Le Fanu · n. London Society Feb 1872 (+4)
    • 796 · To an Old Chair · Anon. · pm
    • 797- 800 · The Athletic Girl: A Non-Appreciation · Gareth · ar
    • 801- 807 · Plots of Plays · Anon. · cl; Henri Lavedan; Le Duel; Maurice Maindron, Le Meilleur Parti; Catulle Mendes, Scarron; Mrs. Madden Fiske, The Light of St. Agnes.
    • 808- 812 · Under the X-Rays No. 5. “Home Employment” Swindles · G. Sidney Paternoster · ar
    • 813- 819 · The Kindness of the Celestial · Barry Pain · ss The Idler Jun 1892; “My Best Story and Why I Think So” no. 5.
    • 820- 825 · The Causeries of the Grand Club · Anon. · cl
    • 826- 832 · The Man by the Pillar · W. Freeman · ss
    • 833- 838 · Interesting People · Anon. · cl; about George Meredith; Sir James Dewar; Solomon J. Solomon; Fletcher Moulton; Ben Davies; Madame Albani.
    • 839- 843 · Is Betting Foolish? A Rejoinder · An Ex-Bookmaker · ar
    • 844- 850 · A Tropical Horror · William Hope Hodgson · ss
    • 851- 854 · My Best Dish · The Leading London Chefs · ar
    • 854 · The Things I Might Have Said · Anon. · pm
    • 855- 860 · Martha · Henry Normanby · ss
    • 861- 865 · The Drama of the Derby · W. Gordon · ar
    • 866- 873 · The Best Things to Read · One Who Has Read Them · cl
    • 874- 880 · The Grand Kaleidoscope. (Beautiful Ugliness; Brighton and the British Bun Seen through French Glasses; Money-Lenders’ Victims; A Message from Mars; An Editor on Critics; The Miraculous Dinner-Table; Ants to the Rescue!; The “Grand” Riddles; An Archbishop’s Riddle) · [Various] · cl


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