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    Best Stories [v5 #1, July 1927] ed. Samuel Bierman (Clever Truths Publishing Company, Inc., 25¢, 128pp+, pulp)
    Details supplied by Kenneth R. Johnson.
    • 5 · The Education of Billy Stream · Frederick William Wallace · ss Adventure July 1916
    • 23 · The Stroke of the Hour · Sir Gilbert Parker · ss The Strand Magazine January 1906
    • 32 · Fly to the Desert, Fly with Me · Thomas More · pm (r)
    • 33 · Between the Eyes · Albert Payson Terhune · ss The Elks Magazine September 1922
    • 42 · The Nantucket Skipper · James Thomas Fields · pm (r)
    • 43 · Through the Ether [Aurelius “Secret Service” Smith] · Major R. T. M. Scott · ss Action Stories November 1922
    • 53 · The Little White Feather · [uncredited] · ss (r)
      from The London Hawk.
    • 57 · Blow Up with the Brig! · Wilkie Collins · ss Miss or Mrs.? and Other Stories in Outline by Wilkie Collins, Richard Bentley and Son, 1873
      revised from “The Ghost in the Cupboard Room” (All the Year Round, Christmas 1859).
    • 65 · Jack Long, or Shot in the Eye · [uncredited] · ss American Whig Review
    • 81 · Tell It to Sweeney! · John A. Moroso · ss (r)
    • 89 · The Man Who Was Dead · H. C. Wire · ss The Blue Book Magazine February 1925
    • 99 · The Facts of M. Valdemar’s Case · Edgar Allan Poe · ss American Whig Review December 1845, as “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar”
    • 105 · The Leavenworth Case [Part 5 of 8; Ebenezer Gryce] · Anna Katharine Green · n. Putnam, 1878; abridged.


    Best Stories [v5 #2, August 1927] ed. Samuel Bierman (Clever Truths Publishing Company, Inc., 25¢, 128pp+, pulp)
    Details supplied by Kenneth R. Johnson & John Locke.
    • 6 · The Sailor’s Consolation · William Pitt · pm Sea Songs and Ballads by Dibdin and Others by , Bell and Daldy, 1863
    • 7 · Adventures of Buffalo Bill · Buffalo Bill · bg 1916
    • 26 · The Height of the Ridiculous · Oliver Wendell Holmes · pm The Collegian 1830, uncredited.
    • 27 · The Jinx of the Shandon Belle · Roy de S. Horn · ss Collier’s September 30 1922
    • 36 · Pack Rat Springs the Trap · Alma & Paul Ellerbe · ss Collier’s October 4 1924
    • 45 · The Payment of Quinn’s Debt · Talbot Mundy · ss Adventure August 1912
    • 58 · “Petrel” and “The Black Swan” · John K. Leys, uncredited · ss The Cornhill Magazine December 1890, as “The “Petrel” and the Slaver”
    • 63 · Silver Blaze [Sherlock Holmes] · Sir Arthur Conan Doyle · nv The Strand Magazine December 1892, as “The Adventure of Silver Blaze”
    • 79 · The Luck of Roaring Camp · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly August 1868
    • 86 · The Killer [Aurelius “Secret Service” Smith] · Major R. T. M. Scott · ts Midnight Mystery Stories January 6 1923
    • 95 · In the House of Suddhoo · Rudyard Kipling · ss The Civil and Military Gazette April 30 1886, as “Section 420, I.P.C.”
    • 100 · The Private of the Buffs · Sir Francis Doyle · pm The Return of the Guards, and Other Poems by Sir Francis Hastings Doyle, Macmillan, 1866
    • 101 · Loans [Charles Captain] · May Edginton · ss Pearson’s Magazine (US) December 1913
    • 111 · The Leavenworth Case [Part 6 of 8; Ebenezer Gryce] · Anna Katharine Green · n. Putnam, 1878; abridged.





    Pioneer Tales
    Title changed from Best Stories.

    • Publishers:
      • Metropolitan Publishers, Inc.; Chicago, IL: Pioneer Tales.
    • Editors:



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