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    The Golden Argosy [v1 #47, October 27, 1883] ed. Frank A. Munsey (Frank A. Munsey, Publisher, 5¢, 8pp, 11½" x 16½")
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 369 · Making a Man of Himself [Part 2 of 14] · Oliver Optic · sl
    • 371 · Waiting for a Letter · Rev. F. Langbridge · pm
    • 371 · The Black Doll · Anon. · pm
    • 372 · Editorial · Anon. · ed; notes GA office moved from 10 Barclay Street to 81 Warren to be nearer the post office.
    • 372 · Professor Edward Palmer · W. H. W. Campbell · bg
    • 372 · Nothing Is Lost · Anon. · pm
    • 372 · The Squirrels’ Highway · Leo Vanderpoel · pm
    • 373 · Jack and Geoffrey in Africa [Part 6 of 13] · Edward S. Ellis · sl
    • 375 · Beautiful Lives · Anon. · pm
    • 375 · Ben’s Orphan · Kate B. Horton · ss
    • 376 · The Arrow and the Song · Anon. · pm
    • 376 · His First Party · Eben E. Rexford · ss
    • 376 · Correspondents · [The Readers] · lc
    • 376 · Puzzle Department · Anon. · pz
    • 376 · Exchanges · [Various] · cl






    The Golden Argosy [v1 #52, December 1, 1883] ed. Frank A. Munsey (Frank A. Munsey, Publisher, 5¢, 8pp, 11½" x 16½")
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 409 · The Store Boy; or, The Fortunes of Ben Barclay [Part 3 of 16] · Horatio Alger, Jr. · sl
    • 411 · Baby-Land · Anon. · pm
    • 411 · Jack and Geoffrey in Africa [Part 11 of 13] · Edward S. Ellis · sl
    • 412 · Editorial Page · Anon. · ed; looking back on v.1 and announcing new premium list.
    • 412 · Biographical Brevities · Anon. · bg
    • 412 · God’s Love · Anon. · pm
    • 413 · First Time at Church · Anon. · pm
    • 413 · Making a Man of Himself [Part 7 of 14] · Oliver Optic · sl
    • 415 · What the Minutes Say · Anon. · pm
    • 415 · How I Conquered the Pirate · Harry Bolingbroke · ss
    • 416 · The Pen · Anon. · pm
    • 416 · “Caved!”: A Miner’s Story · Anon. · pm
    • 416 · Exchanges · [Various] · cl
    • 416 · Correspondence · [The Readers] · lc
    • 416 · Puzzledom · Anon. · pz


    The Golden Argosy [v2 #1, December 8, 1883] (Argosy Publishing House, 5¢, 8pp, 11½" x 16½")
    notes: No whole numbers are given on these issues (until that of 3 May, whole number 74) Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 1 · The Store Boy; or, The Fortunes of Ben Barclay [Part 4 of 16] · Horatio Alger, Jr. · sl
    • 3 · The Song of the Hen · Robert J. Burdette · pm
    • 3 · Jack and Geoffrey in Africa [Part 12 of 13] · Edward S. Ellis · sl
    • 4 · Editorial Page · Anon. · ed; notes chromos no longer sent as premiums to subscribers.
    • 4 · Biographical Brevities · Anon. · bg
    • 4 · True Greatness · Anon. · pm
    • 5 · The True Preperation · Anon. · pm
    • 5 · Making a Man of Himself [Part 8 of 14] · Oliver Optic · sl
    • 7 · If I Were Rich · Joel Berton · pm
    • 7 · Jennie · J. L. Harbour · ss
    • 8 · East and West · Anon. · pm
    • 8 · Hunting a Yo-Ho · C. A. Stevens · ss
    • 8 · Exchanges · [Various] · cl
    • 8 · Correspondence · [The Readers] · lc
    • 8 · Puzzledom · Anon. · pz


    The Golden Argosy [v2 #2, December 15, 1883] (Argosy Publishing House, 5¢, 8pp, 11½" x 16½")
    a note at the top of the first page reads: “This is the regular number of "The Golden Argosy” for this week. Next week “Jack and Geoffrey,” “Making a Man of Himself,” and “The Store Boy” will be continued, and other matter will appear as usual." The entire issue is then devoted to “an exceedingly fine list of premiums” which may be obtained by readers who acquire new subscribers. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 1 · How to Get New Subscribers · Frank A. Munsey · ms
    • 1 · Premiums and Presents · Anon. · ms; includes book premiums “Abbot’s American Pioneer and Patriot Series” and “The Argosy Index of Standard Poets”.
    • 2 · [premium list continued, listing many more books]
    • 3 · [premium list continued, finishing list of books and adding list of albums, and of printing press and writing instruments]
    • 4 · [premium list continued, with more printing and other tools plus musical instruments]
    • 5 · [premium list continued, more musical instruments, firearms, skates, batteries, etc]
    • 6 · [premium list continued, teapots, silverware, etc]
    • 7 · [premium list continued, lace, socks, handkerchiefs, handbags, watches, etc]
    • 8 · [premium list continued, gold chains, rings, more watches, etc]
    • 8 · The Golden Argosy · Frank A. Munsey · ms



    The Golden Argosy [v2 #4, December 29, 1883] (Argosy Publishing House, 5¢, 8pp, 11½" x 16½")
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 25 · The Christmas Trumpet · Matthew White, Jr. · ss
    • 26 · Incidents of the Revolution: John Paul Jones’s Attempt to Carry Off the Earl of Selkirk · Anon. · ar
    • 27 · The Fisher · Anon. · pm
    • 27 · Making a Man of Himself [Part 10 of 14] · Oliver Optic · sl
    • 28 · Editorial Page · Anon. · ed
    • 28 · Biographical Brevities · Anon. · bg
    • 29 · No Cage · W. van Duzen · pm
    • 29 · The Store Boy; or, The Fortunes of Ben Barclay [Part 6 of 16] · Horatio Alger, Jr. · sl
    • 31 · A Dilemma · Anon. · pm
    • 31 · A Shetland Skipper · William Tetford · ss
    • 32 · Hurrah for the Man Who Pays · Dick Steele · pm
    • 32 · The Man-Tiger · H. Wellington Vrooman · ss; has fantastic content, soul of native murdered by his brother enters body of tiger who slays the murderer.
    • 32 · Exchanges · [Various] · cl
    • 32 · Correspondence · [The Readers] · lc
    • 32 · Puzzledom · Anon. · pz


    The Golden Argosy [v2 #5, January 5, 1884] (Argosy Publishing House, 5¢, 8pp, 11½" x 16½")
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 33 · The Misplaced Switch · D. O. S. Lowell · ss
    • 35 · The Little Boy Who Ran Away · Mrs. Susan T. Berry · pm
    • 35 · Making a Man of Himself [Part 11 of 14] · Oliver Optic · sl
    • 36 · Editorial Page · Anon. · ed; “the list of coupons compiled,” from earlier issues, to be collected for prize.
    • 36 · Biographical Brevities · Anon. · bg
    • 36 · Life’s Path · Anon. · pm
    • 37 · Courage · H. L. Koofman · pm
    • 37 · The Store Boy; or, The Fortunes of Ben Barclay [Part 7 of 16] · Horatio Alger, Jr. · sl
    • 38 · Dropped on His Game · Anon. · pm
    • 38 · In a Nest of Alligators · Anon. · ss
    • 39 · Culture and Philistinism · Anon. · pm
    • 39 · “Curfew Must Not Ring To-Night”: The Original Story... · Anon. · ss
    • 40 · Little by Little · Anon. · pm (r); not same as poem of this title in v2 no3.
    • 40 · Bits About Animals · Anon. · ar
    • 40 · Exchanges · [Various] · cl
    • 40 · Correspondence · [The Readers] · lc
    • 40 · Puzzledom · Anon. · pz



    The Golden Argosy [v2 #7, January 19, 1884] (Argosy Publishing House, 5¢, 8pp, 11½" x 16½")
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.




    The Golden Argosy [v2 #10, February 9, 1884] (Argosy Publishing House, 5¢, 8pp, 11½" x 16½")
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 73 · The New Pupil, a Story of English School Life [Part 1 of 22] · Henry Wood, Mrs. · sl; uncredited.
    • 75 · A Winter Reverie · Ella A. Rozier · pm
    • 75 · The Store Boy; or, The Fortunes of Ben Barclay [Part 12 of 16] · Horatio Alger, Jr. · sl
    • 76 · Editorial Page · Anon. · ed
    • 76 · Orators and Oratory: Paper No. 1: Marcus Tullius Cicero · J. Alexander Patten · bg
    • 76 · When? · Anon. · pm (r)
    • 77 · Over and Over Again · Anon. · pm
    • 77 · The Frenchman’s Ward [Part 3 of 8] · Mrs. Mary A. Denison · sl
    • 79 · Is It Worthwhile? · Joaquin Miller · pm (r)
    • 79 · A Winter with the Esquimaux · Anon. · ar
    • 80 · The Grumbler · Anon. · pm
    • 80 · An Adventure with the Wolves · Anon. · ss
    • 80 · Correspondence · [The Readers] · lc
    • 80 · Puzzledom · Anon. · pz
    • 80 · Exchanges · [Various] · cl



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