The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Item - The Rift and the Spray

(Beadle's New York Dime Library edition)

Combined Summary

Online Full Text: Northern Illinois University (Beadle's New York Dime Library edition)
Series: American Tales (2nd Series) — no. 41
Beadle's New York Dime Library — no. 275
New York Mercury v. 22 no. 1102
Alternate Titles: The Prairie Scud; or, The Rift and the Spray. A Tale of the Smugglers' Cave
The Smuggler Cutter; or, The Cavern in the Cliff. A Sea and Shore Romance
Subjects / Tags: Abusive men
England
English
French
Kidnapping
Naval battles
Pirates
Pirates and privateering stories
Sea stories
Smugglers
Authors: Conroy, J. D., approximately 1814-1884 (pseudonym used by Rymer, James Malcolm, approximately 1814-1884) (Beadle's New York Dime Library edition)
Errym, Malcolm J. (pseudonym used by Rymer, James Malcolm, approximately 1814-1884) (American Tales (2nd Series) edition)
Urban, Septimus R., approximately 1814-1884 (pseudonym used by Rymer, James Malcolm, approximately 1814-1884) (New York Mercury edition)
Dates: March 3, 1860 (New York Mercury edition)
September 16, 1871 (American Tales (2nd Series) edition)
January 30, 1884 (Beadle's New York Dime Library edition)
Publisher: Beadle's New York Dime Library edition: Beadle and Adams (1872-1898) (New York (N.Y.): No. 98 William Street) -- United States
OCLC Number: 980348990 (Beadle's New York Dime Library edition)
Notes: Previously published as a serial in the New York Mercury, beginning in Vol. XXII, No. 1102, March 3, 1860. It bore the title "The Rift and the Spray," and the author was given as Septimus R. Urban, Urban and Merry both being pseudonyms of Malcolm J. Rymer. It was also published as a 25-cent novel by Frederic A. Brady in 1860, with the author's name given as Malcolm J. Errym, another anagram for Rymer.

Known Editions

New York Mercury edition (in New York Mercury, vol. XXII, no. 1102)
American Tales (2nd Series) edition
Beadle's New York Dime Library edition

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