The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - The Hand-Book Library

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Alternate Titles: The Hand Book Library
The Handbook Library
Publisher: Street & Smith (New York (N.Y.)) -- United States
Issues: 15 (highest number seen advertised)
Dates: Uncertain as to specific dates (1890-1892)
Price: 25¢ (Double number 2-3, 50¢)
Size: Not known
Pages: 150-300
Illustrations: Some issues have illustrated covers in colors; some issues have numerous internal illustrations
Publisher's Blurb: "These popular books are large type editions, well printed, well bound, and in handsome covers."
Notes / Commentary: Authors are not given, except in some of the titles. Note that nos. 2-3 are bound together as a single "double number" volume.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: Done, Believed Complete


1. Women's Secret; or, How to Be Beautiful
2. Titled Americans. A list of American ladies who have married foreigners of rank. Annually revised
4. Select Recitations and Readings
5. Zola's Fortune Teller
6. The book of knowledge and guide to rapid wealth. 1000 facts worth remembering
7. Zola's Dream Book
8. The Modern Hoyle
9. Herrman's Tricks with Cards
10. Heller's Hand Book of Magic and Its Mysteries
11. The Complete angler: a practical guide to bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, and fly-fishing, with a chapter on sea fishing
12. Campbell's Lawn Tennis
13. Aquatic guide; or, Yachting and sailing
14. Good Housekeeper
15. People's Reference Book

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