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    The Golden Book Magazine [v19, #111, March 1934] ed. Joseph Anthony (Review of Reviews, 25¢, 128pp, 8½"x11½")
    Joseph Anthony is for the first time listed as “Editor” (though Elting continues to be listed as “Managing Editor”). The Hurst, Erskine, and Edman pieces are original to this issue. The “R.T. Wombat” poem is “original”—largely a humorous mash-up on lines from Masefield, Noyes, and Kipling. guest ed. for this issue, John Erskine. Details supplied by Denny Lien.



    The Golden Book Magazine [v19, #113, May 1934] ed. Joseph Anthony (Review of Reviews, 25cents, 128+24pp, 8½"x11½")
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 4a · We Have with Us · J. A. · cl
    • 6a · Authors and Books · M. L. E. (by Mary Letha Elting) · br
    • 16a · Four Corners of the Earth · I. G. · cl
    • 24a · May: Marmoreal Dream · Arthur B. Davies · il (r)
    • 514 · Pussycat Pennefather · Margaret Kennedy · ss (r); from Legion 1929.
    • 526 · A Journey with Dickens · Kate Douglas Wiggin · ar (r); from My Garden of Memory 1923.
    • 531 · A Bohemian Cafe · Henri Murger · ss (r)
    • 537 · Helen Retires [Part 1 of 2] · John Erskine · pl; apparently the libretto he wrote for the opera of the same name, composed by George Antheil and based on Erskine’s PRIVATE LIFE OF HELEN OF TROY; the opera was first performed in 1934 but the GOLDEN BOOK version seems to be the first appearance in print of the libretto.
    • 549 · So They Say · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 551 · The Idyll of an Old Couple · Pierre Loti · ss (r)
    • 555 · Formula for Success · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 556 · The Wisdom of the Illiterate · Konrad Bercovici · ar
    • 559 · Foibles of Literary Men · Anon. · ms (r)
    • 560 · The Moment · Conrad Aiken · ss Harper’s Magazine May 1928
    • 568 · Artemus Ward Gives Lincoln Some Advice · Artemus Ward · hu Artemus Ward: His Book, Carleton 1862, as “Interview with President Lincoln”
    • 569 · How to Write a Love Letter · William Fulwood · ex (r); from Enemie of Idlensse 1568.
    • 570 · O. Henry, Playwright · Alexander Woollcott · ar (r); from Shouts and Murmurs 1922.
    • 576 · Song of a Troubadour · Peire Vidal · pm (r)
    • 577 · When They Were Very Young · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 578 · A Baked Alaskan · Christopher Ward · ss Twisted Tales, Holt 1924
    • 582 · Philosophy—New Words for Old Thoughts · Irwin Edman · ar
    • 585 · Diogenes the Cynic · Diogenes the Cynic; edited by Diogenes Laertius · ms (r)
    • 586 · Miss Holloway’s Goat · Luigi Pirandello · ss (r); from Horse in the Moon 1932.
    • 591 · Spring · Richard Le Gallienne · ms (r)
    • 592 · My Friend the Pig · W. H. Hudson · ar (r); from Book of a Naturalist 1919.
    • 594 · Notes of a Pre-Winchell Gossip · Anon. · ex (r); from Bell’s Weekly Messenger, 1798-1799.
    • 595 · The Bees · Sophie Kerr · ss The Century Magazine Mar 1915
    • 606 · The Wild Rose · Hermann Hagedorn · pm (r); from Poems and Ballads 1913.
    • 607 · The Admirable Crichton · Henry Wilson · ar 1834
    • 610 · Mrs. Malaprop on Education · Richard Brinsley Sheridan · ex (r); from The Rivals.
    • 611 · Elijah’s Goblet · Israel Zangwill · ss (r); from Ghetto Comedies 1923.
    • 617 · M. Dumas Is Not Impressed · Edmondo de Amicis · ex (r); from Literary Portraits.
    • 618 · A League of Age · H. W. Nevinson · ar (r); from Essays in Freedom and Rebellion 1921.
    • 621 · The Green Fly · Kalman Mikszath · ss (r); from Great Short Stories of the World 1925.
    • 625 · Variations on a Familiar Theme · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 626 · When Sparta Had a Stalin · Plutarch · ex (r); from The Life of Lycurgus.
    • 628 · Do You Know What These Words Mean? · Anon. · ms (r); from The English Dictionary 1623.
    • 629 · Oscar Wilde Lays Down the Law · Oscar Wilde · ms (r)
    • 630 · The Sourdough Drive [Paul Bunyan] · James Stevens · ss (r); from Paul Bunyan 1925.
    • 640 · An Invitation from George Washington · George Washington · lt (r)




    The Golden Book Magazine [v20, #116, August 1934] (Review of Reviews, 25¢, 96pp, 6" x 9")
    given as whole #"16". Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 130 · We Have with Us · Anon. · cl
    • 134 · Authors and Books · M. L. E. (by Mary Letha Elting) · br
    • 142 · Around the Town · Ide Gruber · cl
    • 146 · “The Scarecrow” · Monica Rawlins · il (r)
    • 147 · The Gold-Makers · J. B. S. Haldane · ss The Strand Magazine Nov 1931
    • 160 · The Fickle Fourth Estate · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 161 · So They Say · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 162 · The Passage of the Red Sea · Henri Murger · ss Bohemians of the Latin Quarter, Vizetelly & Co. 1888; translated from the French (Vie de Boheme).
    • 166 · Advice to Take or Leave · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 167 · A Cursory View of Anathema · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 168 · The Versatile William Morris · Albert Shaw · ar
    • 171 · A King’s Lesson · William Morris · ss The Commonweal Sep 18 1886, as “An Old Story Retold”
    • 175 · The Nymph’s Song to Hylas · William Morris · pm (r)
    • 176 · Saturday Afternoon Miracles · Roark Bradford · ss Ol’ King David and the Philistine Boys, Harper 1930
    • 179 · Dr. Johnson Dines Out · James Boswell · ms (r)
    • 180 · Music to the Queen’s Taste · Irving Kolodin · ar
    • 185 · Maxim Silencers · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 186 · The Legend Behind Hitlerism · Wickham Steed · ar
    • 192 · The Peach Tree · H. A. Manhood · ss (r); from Nightseed 1928.
    • 200 · Story for Ananais · Barry Pain · vi (r)
    • 201 · The Peterkins Try to Become Wise · Lucretia Hale · ss (r); from The Peterkin Papers 1880.
    • 203 · The Requiem · Anton Checkhov · ss (r); from The Schoolmistress and Other Stories 1921.
    • 206 · What! No Soap? · Samuel Foote · ms (r)
    • 207 · Elizabeth [from A Short History of the English People] · John Richard Green · ex Macmillan 1874
    • 211 · Music of the Rain · Paul Verlaine; translated by Ernest Dowson · pm (r)
    • 212 · June Wisdom (excerpts from college commencement speeches)
    • _212 · Can There Be a New Social Order? · Harry Woodburn Chase · ar (r)
    • _213 · A New Code for Politics · Franklin D. Roosevelt · ar (r)
    • _213 · The Tools of the New Order · Walter Lippmann · ar (r)
    • _214 · Social Sciences Must Not Lag · Owen D. Young · ar (r)
    • _215 · The Future for the Brain Trust · Harold L. Ickes · ar (r)
    • 216 · Comparisons, Odious and Otherwise · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 217 · A Hard Road to Andy Coggin’s · Chester Bailey Fernald · ss The Century Magazine Apr 1902
    • 224 · The Man and the Pot · Anon. · vi (r); from An Hundred Merry Tales 1526.


    The Golden Book Magazine [v20, #117, September 1934] (Review of Reviews, 25¢, 128pp, 6" x 9")
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 226 · We Have with Us · Anon. · cl
    • 232 · Authors and Books · M. L. E. (by Mary Letha Elting) · br
    • 240 · From the New Books · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 242 · Prexies, Past and Present · William A. Dyche · ar
    • 242 · Prexies, Past and Present · Roger Ascham · ar (r)
    • 246 · All Around the Town · Ide Gruber · cl
    • 249 · Travel Notes · Anon. · cl
    • 250 · Chinese Sketches · Kurt Wiese · il (r); from The Chinese Ink Stick.
    • 251 · Soldiers for China · Agnes Smedley · ar (r); from Chinese Destinies 1933.
    • 257 · Pure Cussedness · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 258 · The Depression Rubaiyat · Duane Edwin Fox · pm
    • 275 · Pollen · Susan Glaspell · ss Harper’s Magazine Mar 1919
    • 282 · The Impossible Necessity: An Ancient Hindu Legend · Anon. · vi (r)
    • 283 · So They Say · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 286 · Taxis of Fate · James Mahoney · ss The Century Magazine Nov 1921
    • 297 · With a Turnip in Each Hand · Mark Twain · hu (r)
    • 301 · Waggery · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 302 · Money, Money, Money
    • _302 · A Nation’s Life Blood · Daniel Webster · ar (r)
    • _305 · Mightier Than the Sword · Albert Shaw · ar
    • _307 · Not Gold Alone · William E. Borah · ar (r)
    • 310 · Stratofears · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 311 · The Lumber-Room · “Saki” · ss The Complete Short Stories of Saki, Viking Press 1930
    • 315 · My (Artemus Ward’s) Life Story · Artemus Ward · ex (r); from Autobiography.
    • 316 · “Those Are Only Campaign Promises” · Xenophon · ex (r); from Memorabilia.
    • 318 · A [letter] · Sydney Smith · lt (r)
    • 319 · Men, Women and Oysters · Vincent Starrett · ss
    • 323 · The Unanswered Call · Thomas T. Hoyne · ss Life Sep 30 1915
    • 325 · Chekhov’s Code · Anton Chekhov · ms (r)
    • 326 · The Mayor’s Winter Overcoat · Peter Nansen; translated by Grace Isabel Colbron · ss
    • 330 · To the Ladies · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 331 · The Derelict · H. M. Tomlinson · ss (r); from Old Junk 1920.
    • 335 · Humor Abroad · [Various] · ct (r)
    • 338 · Censorship and Nonsense-orship · [Various] · ms (r)
    • 340 · The Smoking Leg · John Metcalfe · ss The London Mercury May 1925
    • 352 · The Poo-Poo of Nations · Laurence Sterne · ms (r)


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