The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Diamond Hand Books

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Publisher: Street & Smith (New York (N.Y.)) -- United States
Issues: 12
Dates: Undated. Advertised through 1917
Schedule: After original issuance in 1901, these were kept in stock.
Price: 10¢ for first 7; 15¢ for last 5
Pages: 150 to 200
Illustrations: Believed by LeBlanc to be the same as the original issuance in 1901
Publisher's Blurb: From 1917 catalogue: "We have a line of the best and cleanest hand books ever published. They are known as DIAMOND HAND BOOKS. Each one was written by persons thoroughly conversant with the subjects treated. The facts are presented in an especially attractive manner, so that every one who can read can understand."
Notes / Commentary: The list as advertised is unnumbered. Some titles from the "Series" have been omitted while the 15¢ issues are new titles.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: Done, Believed Complete


1. Sheldon's Twentieth Century Letter Writer
2. Sheldon's Guide to Etiquette
3. Physical Health Culture
4. National Dream Book
5. The Zingara Fortune Teller
6. The Key to Hypnotism
7. Heart Talks With the Lovelorn
8. How to Keep Fit and Healthy
9. How to Write Photoplays
10. Secrets of Pitching
11. The Complete Cook Book
12. The Woman Beautiful (How to Attain Health and Beauty)

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