The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - The Cosmopolitan Series

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Publisher: Hurst & Company (New York (N.Y.): 122 Nassau St.) -- United States
Category: Format : Reprint Library
Issues: 51 (Highest number seen)
Dates: July 2, 1889 to January 21, 1890
Schedule: Tri-Weekly
Price: 25ยข
Size: 7 5/8 x 5"
Pages: 250-350
Illustrations: Black and white portrait of Charles Dickens or Sir Walter Scott for their works which were issues in the seires. No inside illustrations.
Publisher's Blurb: None seen.
Physical Description: Number, series title and date at top. Decorative ribbon just below and at bottom. Story title center just below decorative ribbon. Portrait of Dickens or Scott circled and squared centered. Schedule and imprint at very bottom. Spine contains title and author only.
Notes / Commentary: LeBlanc listing only included numbering for issues 2, 14-16, 18, 20-21, 33 and 36. Nos. 1, 3, 5-7, 9, 19, 23 and 48 were added based on bookseller listings. No. 17 was added based on the Falvey Memorial Library collection. Nos. 4, 8, 13, 22, 24, 26-32, 42-43 and 50-51 were added based on WorldCat listings. Unnumbered titles come from the only advertisement LeBlanc saw, which did not include numbering.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: In Progress, Partial Listing Available


Bede's Charity
A Crooked Path
Derrick Vaughan, Novelist
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Handy Andy: A Tale of Irish Life
A Hardy Norseman
Hypatia; or, New Foes with an Old Face
The King in His Beauty, and Other Studies in Scripture
Merle's Crusade
Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures
The Piccadilly Puzzle
Salathiel, the Wandering Jew
A Troublesome Girl
1. Nicholas Nickleby
2. Dombey & Son
3. The Pickwick Papers
4. Cleopatra: Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis, the Royal Egyptian, as Set Forth by His Own Hand
5. David Copperfield
6. Great Expectations and American Notes (Great Expectations and 1 more item)
7. Christmas Stories and A Tale of Two Cities (Christmas Stories and 1 more item)
8. Sketches by Boz and Pictures from Italy (Sketches by "Boz" and 1 more item)
9. Hard Times, Christmas Books and Uncommercial Traveler (Hard Times and 2 more items)
13. Martin Chuzzlewit
14. Our Mutual Friend
15. Bleak House
16. Barnaby Rudge
17. Oliver Twist and Reprinted Pieces (Oliver Twist and 1 more item)
18. The Old Curiosity Shop and The Mystery of Edwin Drood (The Old Curiosity Shop and 1 more item)
19. Little Dorrit
20. The Monastery, The Pirate, and The Black Dwarf (The Monastery and 2 more items)
21. Red Gauntlet and St. Ronan's Well (Red Gauntlet and 1 more item)
22. Waverley, and Guy Mannering (Waverley and 1 more item)
23. Kenilworth and Ivanhoe (Kenilworth and 1 more item)
24. Rob Roy, and Old Mortality (Rob Roy and 1 more item)
26. The Fog Princes: A Romance of the Dark Metropolis
27. A Legend of Montrose, The Talisman and The Antiquary (A Legend of Montrose and 2 more items)
28. The Bride of Lammermoor, and The Abbot (The Bride of Lammermoor and 1 more item)
29. The Betrothed and The Highland Widow (The Betrothed and 1 more item)
30. The Heart of Mid-Lothian and Count Robert of Paris (The Heart of Mid-Lothian and 1 more item)
31. The Fair Maid of Perth, and Woodstock (Fair Maid of Perth and 1 more item)
32. The Fortunes of Nigel, and Anne of Geierstein (Fortunes of Nigel and 1 more item)
33. The Surgeon's Daughter and Quentin Durward (The Surgeon's Daughter and 1 more item)
36. Sweet Lavender
42. Elizabeth; or, The Exiles of Siberia. A Tale Founded on Facts
43. Cosmopolitan Series, no. 43 (The Counterfeiters of the Cuyahoga. A Buckeye Romance and 1 more item)
48. Master of Ballantrae. A Winter's Tale
50. In All Shades
51. Lise Tavernier; or, From Under the Veil

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