The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Library of Realistic Fiction

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Publisher: Laird & Lee
Category: Format : Reprint Library
Issues: 33 (Highest number seen advertised)
Dates: late 1880's to early 1890's
Price: 25¢
Illustrations: Some issues are advertised as "illustrated."
Notes / Commentary: This series is not listed in LeBlanc; an advertisement on page 734 of the November 14, 1891 Publishers' Weekly advertises that 33 titles are available in the series, but does not list them in detail.

Fifteen unnumbered titles (Human Brutes, Abbe Mouret's Transgression, The Joys of Life, A Love Episode, Nana, L'Assommoir, Nana's Daughter, A Dream of Love, Pot-Bouille, The Ladies' Paradise, Nana's Brother Germinal, Agnes : A Story of the Streets, The Blue Veil, The Virgin Widow, and A Frolicsome Girl) were added from an advertisement in the front of an 1889 edition of Through Mighty Waters Saved by Duke Bailie.

Unnumbered entries for The Conquest of Plassans and The Bride of the First Night come from The Publishers' Weekly, September 26, 1891, page 488.

Unnumbered entries for The Fortune of the Rougons, Therese Raquin, The Rush for the Spoil, The Romance of Marriage, A Babe in Bohemia, The Clemenceau Case and Fortunio come from an advertisement in The Newsman, February, 1891, page 17.

The unnumbered entry for Money was added from an advertisement in The Newsman, May, 1891, page 24.

Nos. 21-28 were added from a listing on page 21 of the April, 1891 issue of The Newsman (v. VIII, no. 4).

Primary Data Source: Sternick
Data Entry Status: Done, With Gaps


Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Agnes : A Story of the Streets
A Babe in Bohemia
The Blue Veil
The Bride of the First Night
The Clemenceau Case
The Conquest of Plassans
A Dream of Love
The Fortune of the Rougons. A Realistic Novel
A Frolicsome Girl
Human Brutes (La Bête Humaine)
The Joys of Life
The Ladies' Paradise
A Love Episode
Nana : Sequel to L'Assommoir
Nana's Brother Germinal
Nana's Daughter : A Reply to Nana
Pot Bouille (Piping Hot)
The Romance of Marriage
The Rush for the Spoil
Therese Raquin
The Virgin Widow. A Realistic Novel
21. The Mysteries of the Court of Queen Elizabeth
22. Ada Arundel; or, The Secret Corridor
23. Olivia, the Maid of Honor
24. The Kreutzer Sonata
25. Toil
26. Sappho
27. A Modern Lover
28. An Actor's Wife

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