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    Ayjay Westerns [#61, 195?] (Ayers & James Pty. Ltd., digest)
    Details taken from AustLit. Issue partially indexed - this issue contains 2 other short stories
    • · The Sorcerer of the Wahsatch Mountains · Ray Barnett · ss





    Badlands Western [195?] (Fitchett Brothers, 48pp, digest, cover by Andrea Bresciani)
    Details taken from AustLit. Issue partially indexed - this issue contains 2 other short stories




    Best Stories of All Time:   (about)
    Throughout its life this was a reprint magazine similar to The Golden Book, publishing a broad spectrum of material with the strongest influence being initially that of adventure stories. When the name changed to Pioneer Tales the emphasis shifted more toward western stories, with a surprising number of fantastic stories as well.








    Best Stories of All Time [v1 #5, October 1925] (Clever Truths Publishing Company, Inc., 25¢, 96pp+, bedsheet, cover by Doris Lane)
    Details supplied by Kenneth R. Johnson.
    • 6 · Peter God · James Oliver Curwood · ss Doubleday, Page & Co., 1914
    • 14 · Love · William Shakespeare · pm (r)
    • 15 · The Spectacles · Edgar Allan Poe · ss Dollar Newspaper March 27 1844
    • 24 · The Avenger · Mary Roberts Rinehart · ss The Popular Magazine November 1908
    • 28 · The Sirens’ Song · William Browne · pm from The Inner Temple Masque, The Works of William Browne by William Browne, T. Davies, 1772
    • 29 · Miss Claiborne Foster, Success · The Inquirer · iv
    • 32 · Among the College Humorists · [uncredited] · hu
    • 34 · The Scarlet Letter [Part 2 of 3] · Nathaniel Hawthorne · n. Ticknor & Fields, 1850; abridged.
    • 50 · The Grand Marriage · Ludovic Halévy · nv (r)
    • 58 · What the Bullet Sang · Bret Harte · pm Harper’s Weekly August 26 1876
    • 59 · Lost by a Laugh · Honoré de Balzac · ss Shorter Stories from Balzac by Honoré de Balzac, Walter Scott, 1890
      translated from the French (Autre Étude de Femme, Conard, 1842).
    • 61 · Phillida and Coridon · Nicholas Breton · pm Englands Helicon ed. John Flasket, , 1600
    • 62 · What They Laugh at in Europe · [uncredited] · hu
    • 64 · The Love Quarrel · Agnes Strickland · ss (r)
    • 71 · To His Coy Love · Michael Drayton · pm Poems by Michael Drayton, , 1619
    • 72 · The Wedding of Jenny Distaff · Richard Steele · vi (r)
    • 73 · Margarite Sofori · William Ernest Henley · pm (r)
    • 74 · The Item Wasn’t Worth While · Ed Mott · vi (r)
    • 75 · What Three Men Say of Three Women · [Various] · ms
    • 76 · She [Part 4 of 6; Ayesha] · H. Rider Haggard · n. Harper, 1886; abridged.
    • 91 · Last Days of a Condemned Man · Victor Hugo · ex (r)
    • 96 · Clever Truths · [uncredited] · ms



    Best Stories of All Time [v2 #1, December 1925] (Clever Truths Publishing Company, Inc., 25¢, 96pp+, bedsheet, cover by Doris Lane)
    Details supplied by Kenneth R. Johnson.
    • 6 · Tess of the d’Urbervilles [Part 1 of 8] · Thomas Hardy · n. James R. Osgood, McIlvaine, 1891; abridged.
    • 23 · The Real Santa Claus · Peter B. Kyne · ss Collier’s December 25 1915
    • 31 · Forty-Seven Girls and Sally · Earl Derr Biggers · ss The Red Book Magazine May 1913
    • 36 · How Anson Purdy Got His Start · Roy K. Moulton · vi (r)
    • 37 · The Adoring Ones · Pardo Bazán · vi (r)
    • 38 · The Bargain · Sir Philip Sidney · pm from The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia, 1593
    • 39 · What They Laugh at in Europe · [uncredited] · hu
    • 40 · The Jelly-Bean · F. Scott Fitzgerald · ss Metropolitan Magazine October 1920
    • 47 · The Wolf · Guy de Maupassant · ss The Scrap Book December 1907; given as by dé Maupassant in the Table of Contents.
      translated from the French (“Le Loup”, Le Gaulois, November 14, 1882).
    • 49 · She [Part 6 of 6; Ayesha] · H. Rider Haggard · n. Harper, 1886; abridged.
    • 62 · Among the College Humorists · [uncredited] · hu
    • 64 · A Christmas Carol [Christmas Carol] · Charles Dickens · ex Chapman & Hall, December 19 1843
    • 71 · The Unfading Beauty · Thomas Carew · pm Poems by Thomas Carew, , 1640
    • 72 · Dorathea · Mrs. Gore · ss (r)
    • 75 · The Vendean Marriage · Jules Janin; translated by Jane G. Cooke · ss Short Stories October 1899
      translated from the French.
    • 79 · Cavalleria Rusticana · Giovanni Verga · ss (r)
      translated from the Italian (Vita dei Campi, 1880).
    • 82 · Addison Spriggs in Pursuit of Happiness · S. E. Kiser · vi (r)
    • 83 · A Scandal in Bohemia [Sherlock Holmes] · Sir Arthur Conan Doyle · nv The Strand Magazine July 1891
    • 91 · Sepestia’s Lullaby · Robert Greene · pm (r)
    • 92 · Boum-Boum · Jules Claretie; translated by E. H. Du Bois · ss The Scrap Book June 1907
      translated from the French.
    • 94 · Beauty Bathing · Anthony Munday · pm Englands Helicon ed. John Flasket, , 1600, as by Shepherd Tony
    • 95 · Clever Truths · [uncredited] · ms


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