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    The Argosy (UK, 1926):   (about)
    Predominantly a reprint magazine of the world’s best short stories, much in the style of the US Golden Book, in later years it frequently published new fiction, notably “Bianca’s Hands” by Theodore Sturgeon.




    The Argosy (UK) [Vol. I No. 2, July 1926] (Cassell’s, 1/-, 150pp, pulp)
    • viii · Announcement · [The Editor] · ms
    • 1 · The Young Man Who Stroked Cats · Morley Roberts · ss The Strand Magazine December 1910
    • 12 · He Who Wanted More · H. de Vere Stacpoole · ss (r)
    • 18 · What They Say in “The Farmer’s Wife” · Eden Phillpotts · ms (r)
    • 19 · Chrystal’s Century · E. W. Hornung · ss The Strand Magazine June 1903
    • 27 · To Chloe · William Cartwright · pm Comedies, Tragi-Comedies, with Other Poems by Thomas Cartwright, Humphrey Moseley, 1651
    • 28 · The Optimist Sees It Through · [Various] · ms
    • 31 · Slim-Fingered Jim · Anthony Hope · ss Collier’s Weekly February 13 1904
    • 37 · The Croxley Master · Sir Arthur Conan Doyle · nv The Strand Magazine October 1899 (+2)
    • 49 · Two Poets · Amanda B. Hall · pm All-Story Cavalier Weekly August 22 1914
    • 57 · Home-Made History—II: William II · Hansard Watt · pm The Story-teller August 1909
    • 58 · “The Best Short Story I Have Read” · [Various] · ms
    • 61 · Grit of Women · Jack London · ss McClure’s Magazine August 1900
    • 66 · Sullivan’s Bargain · B. M. Croker · ss The Cornhill Magazine July 1897
    • 71 · North of the Tropic of Capricorn · A. E. W. Mason · ss Metropolitan Magazine January 1914
    • 79 · The Lost Inheritance · H. G. Wells · ss The Minster March 1896
    • 83 · The Lighted Candles · Robert Hichens · ss Metropolitan Magazine April 1908 (+1); #2 in the “World’s Great Mystery Stories” series.
    • 89 · Leisure · W. H. Davies · pm Songs of Joy and Others by W. H. Davies, A.C. Fifield, 1911
    • 96 · £100 Pound Competition · [uncredited] · qz
    • 97 · The Things Which Are Cæsar’s · Owen Oliver · ss The Strand Magazine December 1906
    • 101 · In Remembrance of John Ingerfield, and of Anne, His Wife · Jerome K. Jerome · ss John Ingerfield by Jerome K. Jerome, McClure, 1893
    • 113 · Cap’en Jollyfax’s Gun · Arthur Morrison · ss Metropolitan Magazine February 1907
    • 117 · A Passion in the Desert · Honoré de Balzac; translated by Marjorie Laurie · ss
      translated from the French (“Une Passion dans le Désert”, 1830).
    • 124 · The Signal · Vsevolod Mikhaylovich Garshin · ss Current Literature January 1912
      translated from the Russian.
    • 128 · The Grasshopper · Richard Lovelace · pm Lucasta by Richard Lovelace, , 1649
    • 129 · The Rebel · “Bartimeus” · ss The Story-teller June 1922
    • 137 · Dracula [Part 2 of 9] · Bram Stoker · sl Constable, 1897


    The Argosy (UK) [Vol. I No. 3, August 1926] (Cassell’s, 1/-, 152pp, pulp)
    • viii · Personal to the Reader · [The Editor] · ed
    • 1 · A Bank Mystery · Robert Barr · ss (r)
    • 7 · The Prince of Crersa · E. Phillips Oppenheim · ss Cassell’s Winter Annual #4, 1922/23
    • 14 · Charon · Lord Dunsany · pp Saturday Review (UK) August 20 1910
    • 15 · The Bird of Paradise · John Russell · ss Collier’s August 19 1916
    • 24 · The Open Road · [Various] · ms
    • 25 · The Lady of the Ladle · Lewis Carroll · pm The Whitby Gazette August 31 1854
    • 27 · The Soul of Nicholas Snyders · Jerome K. Jerome · ss Collier’s Weekly December 10 1904
    • 31 · Little Fräulein and the Big World · I. A. R. Wylie · ss Good Housekeeping June 1924
    • 50 · A Glass of Whisky · “Sapper” · ss The Strand Magazine December 1921
    • 57 · In Round Stone Valley · Vingie E. Roe · ss The Story-teller December 1917
    • 69 · The Man and the Snake · Ambrose Bierce · ss San Francisco Examiner June 29 1890
    • 73 · The Enoch of Ballyhoustie · Andrew Soutar · ss The New Magazine (UK) December 1913
    • 80 · New Limericks · [uncredited] · pm (r)
    • 82 · Father Gaucher’s Elixir · Alphonse Daudet · ss (r)
      translated from the French.
    • 86 · Home-Made History—III: John · Hansard Watt · pm The Story-teller September 1909
    • 87 · The Murders in the Rue Morgue [C. Auguste Dupin] · Edgar Allan Poe · nv Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine April 1841; #3 in the “World’s Great Mystery Stories” series.
    • 104 · His First Appearance as a Juryman · Richard Marsh · ss On the Jury by Richard Marsh, Methuen, 1918
    • 114 · Viewpoints from “The Best People” · David Gray & Avery Hopwood · ms (r)
    • 115 · A Long-Ago Affair · John Galsworthy · vi Cassell’s Weekly April 4 1923
    • 117 · The Going of the White Swan · Sir Gilbert Parker · ss Scribner’s Magazine January 1895
    • 124 · Charles · Capt. Frank H. Shaw · ss The Story-teller March 1909
    • 137 · Dracula [Part 3 of 9] · Bram Stoker · sl Constable, 1897


    The Argosy (UK) [Vol. I No. 4, September 1926] (Cassell’s, 1/-, 152pp, pulp)
    • viii · To a Honey Bee · Philip Freneau · pm (r)
    • 1 · Where Was Wych Street? · Stacy Aumonier · ss The Saturday Evening Post February 26 1921
    • 9 · A Hard Case · Fred Jay · ss The Story-teller April 1907
    • 14 · The English Tutor · Perceval Gibbon · nv The Saturday Evening Post April 14 1923
    • 35 · The Lying in the Grass · Edmund Gosse · pm (r)
    • 37 · The Ship’s Rat · I. A. R. Wylie · ss The New Magazine (UK) January 1910
    • 44 · The Light of Arcady · B. C. N. · pm (r)
    • 45 · The Door in the Wall · H. G. Wells · ss The Daily Chronicle July 14 1906
    • 54 · Pen-Pictures of the Sea · [Various] · ms
    • 56 · Madame Bo-Peep of the Ranches · O. Henry · ss The Smart Set June 1902
    • 65 · A Terribly Strange Bed · Wilkie Collins · ss Household Words April 24 1852, uncredited.; #4 in the “World’s Great Mystery Stories” series.
    • 73 · The Sun That Shines on the Dead · Vicente Blasco Ibáñez · ss (r)
    • 86 · Points of View from “Easy Virtue” · Noel Coward · ms (r)
    • 87 · Afterwards · Ian Maclaren · ss McClure’s Magazine April 1895
    • 96 · The Heart’s Desire · H. M. Tomlinson · ss (r)
    • 100 · Home-Made History—IV: Boadicea · Hansard Watt · pm The Story-teller November 1909
    • 101 · The Chap Upstairs · Roland Pertwee · ss The Saturday Evening Post May 13 1922
    • 109 · Failure Farm · Cosmo Hamilton · ss The Elks Magazine December 1924
    • 121 · A Peg or Two · Olive Wadsley · ss The Story-teller May 1919
    • 125 · In Petaled Gown · Clarence Winchester · pm (r)
    • 126 · The Jewels · Guy de Maupassant · ss Allouma and Other Tales by Guy de Maupassant, Holland Pub. Co., 1895, as “False Gems”
      translated from the French (“Les Bijoux”, Gil Blas, March 27, 1883 as by Maufrigneuse).
    • 131 · Dracula [Part 4 of 9] · Bram Stoker · sl Constable, 1897


    The Argosy (UK) [Vol. I No. 5, October 1926] (Cassell’s, 1/-, 152pp, pulp)
    • viii · Philosophy for Lovers · Richard Le Gallienne · pm Snappy Stories 1st February 1920
    • 1 · During Dinner · Arnold Bennett · ss Cassell’s Magazine of Fiction October 1923
    • 7 · September · B. Y. Williams · pm (r)
    • 9 · The Baron Starkheim · Melville Davisson Post · ss Collier’s August 12 1916
    • 17 · Sam’s Boy · W. W. Jacobs · ss The Strand Magazine August 1900
    • 23 · The Outcasts of Poker Flat [John Oakhurst] · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly January 1869
    • 28 · Proof · G. W. McMullen · pm (r)
    • 29 · Values · I. A. R. Wylie · ss The Story-teller July 1914
    • 38 · In Harvest Time · [Various] · ms
    • 41 · A Mere Interlude · Thomas Hardy · nv Bolton Weekly Journal October 1885
    • 57 · The Schoolmother · Owen Oliver · ss The Story-teller April 1907
    • 62 · Home-Made History—V: Richard · Hansard Watt · pm The Story-teller February 1910
    • 63 · Lost Face · Jack London · ss New York Herald December 13 1908
    • 69 · The Incredible Macaroni · Agnes & Egerton Castle · nv Romances in Red by Agnes & Egerton Castle, Hodder, 1921
    • 82 · A Few Words from “This Woman Business” · Benn W. Levy · ms 1925
    • 83 · Smoky Face · Vingie E. Roe · nv Collier’s June 9 1917
    • 93 · The Hammer of God [Father Brown] · G. K. Chesterton · ss The Saturday Evening Post November 5 1910, as “The Bolt from the Blue”; #5 in the “World’s Great Mystery Stories” series.
    • 101 · A Good Shot · Alexander Pushkin · ss (r)
      translated from the Russian.
    • 107 · The Locket · Rafael Sabatini · ss The London Magazine March 1904
    • 113 · The House of Terror · A. E. W. Mason · nv The Saturday Evening Post May 22 1909
    • 125 · The Inspired Busman · Elinor Mordaunt · ss Saturday Review (UK) July 1 1922
    • 129 · Dracula [Part 5 of 9] · Bram Stoker · sl Constable, 1897


    The Argosy (UK) [Vol. I No. 6, November 1926] (Cassell’s, 1/-, 152pp, pulp)
    • viii · Important Notice · [The Editor] · ed
    • 1 · Out of the Blue · “Sapper” · ss Hutchinson’s Magazine March 1924
    • 7 · The Suicides in the Rue Sombre · Leonard Merrick · ss Metropolitan Magazine June 1906, as “The Suicides in the Rue des Vents”
    • 12 · The Fisherman’s Hymn · Alexander Wilson · pm (r)
    • 13 · The Black Shame of the South Irish · W. Townend · nv Adventure September 1914
    • 21 · My Delight · G. W. McMullen · pm (r)
    • 30 · Wind, Mist and Fog · [Various] · ms
    • 33 · The Vault · Honoré de Balzac · ss (r)
    • 43 · It Plainly Could Happen at Any Time · Brinsley Moore · ss The Story-teller May 1910
    • 50 · The Man with the Ebony Crutches · Ward Muir · nv The Story-teller February 1908; #6 in the “World’s Great Mystery Stories” series.
    • 61 · The Luck of Capoulade · Rafael Sabatini · ss Boys’ Life October 1924
    • 69 · Little Sheet Anchor · I. A. R. Wylie · ss The Story-teller July 1909
    • 77 · Jeff Peters as a Personal Magnet [Jeff Peters] · O. Henry · ss The Gentle Grafter by O. Henry, McClure, 1908
    • 80 · Truths and Half-Truths from “Table Talk” · William Hazlitt · ms (r)
    • 81 · Buckmaster’s Boy · Sir Gilbert Parker · ss The Saturday Evening Post November 16 1907
    • 87 · The Last Card · John Galsworthy · ss Cassell’s Magazine of Fiction February 1925
    • 91 · The Vengeance of the Derelict · Grenville Hammerton · ss The New Magazine (UK) February 1920
    • 98 · Not Wanted · Jesse Williams · nv The Saturday Evening Post November 17 1923
    • 111 · Judge Not · Gustav Meyrinck; translated by Hamilton Marr · ss
    • 113 · The Vertical City · Fannie Hurst · nv Cosmopolitan November 1921
    • 124 · Organ Recital · Arthur L. Lippmann · pm (r)
    • 125 · The Mirror of Men’s Hearts · [Various] · ms
    • 129 · Dracula [Part 6 of 9] · Bram Stoker · sl Constable, 1897


    The Argosy (UK) [Vol. I No. 7, December 1926] (Cassell’s, 1/-, 184pp, pulp)
    • viii · Come Out with Me · A. A. Milne · pm When We Were Very Young by A. A. Milne, Methuen, 1924
    • 1 · Greatness and Jamey Pobjoy · I. A. R. Wylie · ss Good Housekeeping November 1921
    • 14 · A Deal in Ostriches · H. G. Wells · ss Pall Mall Budget December 20 1894
    • 17 · Hell’s Ashes · Robert W. Chambers · ss The Story-teller December 1914
    • 26 · Christmas in Prose and Verse · [Various] · ms
    • 29 · There Is the Man! [Part 1 of 3] · Gilbert Parker · sl
    • 48 · Eating and Drinking · [Various] · ms
    • 49 · A Christmas Mystery · W. J. Locke · ss The Red Magazine December 1909
    • 56 · The Crime of the Brigadier [Brigadier Gerard] · A. Conan Doyle · ss The Cosmopolitan December 1899
    • 62 · Merry England · Scott · pm (r)
    • 63 · Something to Talk About · Eden Phillpotts · pl
    • 74 · Carol and Song · [Various] · ms
    • 75 · The Madonna of the Hungry Child · Philip Gibbs · ss Cassell’s Magazine of Fiction March 1921
    • 86 · Bunches of Knuckles · Jack London · ss New York Herald December 18 1910
    • 93 · Concerning Christmas · “Artemas” · ss Cassell’s Magazine of Fiction December 1921
    • 97 · The Passing of the Third Floor Back · Jerome K. Jerome · nv The Saturday Evening Post November 19 1904
    • 107 · The Open Shutter [Baron de Rosny] · Stanley Weyman · ss The English Illustrated Magazine April 1895
    • 114 · A Cup of Tea · Katherine Mansfield · ss The Story-teller May 1922
    • 117 · Beauty Clear and Fair · John Fletcher · pm (r)
    • 118 · The Workman · Lord Dunsany · pp Saturday Review (UK) March 26 1910
    • 119 · The Red Inn · Honoré de Balzac; translated by Manuel Devaldès · ss; #7 in the “World’s Great Mystery Stories” series.
    • 136 · The Wintry Season · [Various] · ms
    • 139 · A Tiger’s Skin · W. W. Jacobs · ss The Strand Magazine June 1902
    • 145 · King, Queen and Knave · Hans Andersen; translated by Hamilton Marr · ss
      translated from the Danish (“Konge, Dame og Knaegt”).
    • 147 · How Santa Claus Came to Simpson’s Bar · Bret Harte · ss The Atlantic Monthly March 1872
    • 155 · The Model Millionaire · Oscar Wilde · ss The World June 22 1887
    • 158 · Dracula [Part 7 of 9] · Bram Stoker · sl Constable, 1897


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