The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Collection of Foreign Authors

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Publisher: D. Appleton & Co. (New York (N.Y.): 549-551 Broadway) -- United States
Category: Format : Reprint Library
Issues: 17
Dates: 1877-1879
Schedule: Not known
Price: Originally 50¢ or 60¢ each in paper with higher prices in cloth. As of the April, 1890 catalog, all titles had been reduced to 25¢ in paper and 60¢ in cloth.
Size: Not known
Pages: 200-300
Illustrations: Not known
Publisher's Blurb: "The design of the 'Collection of Foreign Authors' is to give selections from the better current light literature of France, Germany and other countries of the European Continent, translated by competent hands. The series is published in uniform, 16mo volumes, at a low price, and bound in paper covers and in cloth."
Notes / Commentary: The original LeBlanc bibliography only included the first ten titles with the note "Have never seen one. Advertised in No. 3 and 4 of Appletons' New Handy-Volume Series." Other titles have been added based on digitized material available online. Pricing for #12-#14 found in Publisher's Weekly, Vol. XIV, No. 19 (November 9, 1878), page 557. Pricing for #15 found in Publisher's Weekly, Vol. XV, No. 7 (February 15, 1879), page 181. Pricing for #16-#17 found in advertising in The Novels of James Fenimore Cooper: Satanstoe (1880).
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: Done, With Gaps


1. Samuel Brohl and Company
2. Gérard's Marriage
3. Spirite: A Fantasy
4. The Tower of Percemont
5. Meta Holdenis
6. Romances of the East (Nouvelles Asiatiques)
7. Renée and Franz (Le bleuet)
8. Madame Gosselin
9. The Godson of a Marquis
10. Ariadne
11. Safar-Hadgi; or, Russ and Turcoman
12. In Paradise
13. Remorse
14. Jean Têterol's Idea
15. Tales from the German of Paul Heyse
16. The Diary of a Woman
17. Young Maugars

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