The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - DeWitt's "Good Books" Series

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Publisher: Clinton T. DeWitt (New York (N.Y.): 33 Rose St.) -- United States
Category: Format : Larger Booklet
Issues: 15 (unnumbered; numbers used here are based on the order of the LeBlanc listing)
Dates: Undated; circa 1860's
Price: 10ยข
Size: 7 1/4 x 5"
Pages: 56
Illustrations: Black & white pictorial cover
Publisher's Blurb: "The list of interesting, instructive works includes every subject worth reading about. THere is nothing more thrilling to be found in the wildest pages of romance; parents can safely place all these books in their children's hands, for they relate FACTS, not Fancies. Reading such books as the following will wean youthful readers from pernicious literature, and improve their understanding and their taste. DeWitt's "Good Book" Series is printed from new and elegant faced type, on very fine strong paper, in the neatest style."
Physical Description: Buff colored cover with black and white illustration centered in bottom half of cover.
Notes / Commentary: LeBlanc saw only one issue: Stories of the Whale.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: Done, Believed Complete


1. Scouts of the West; or, The Rifle and the Tomahawk
2. Bits of Humor; or, Drolleries of Human Nature
3. Book of Crimes; and Punishment
4. Wigwam and Cabin; or, Perils of the Early Pioneers
5. Yankee Stories; Illustrating Adventures of the Down Easters
6. Idle Hours with the Humorists
7. Sports and Pastimes of Various Nations
8. Stories of the Whale; or, Perils of the Whale Fishery
9. Scalping Knife; or, The Log Cabin in Flames
10. History of the Horse; and Thrilling Feats of Horsemanship
11. Book of Shipwrecks; and Adventures on the Ocean
12. Yankee Drolleries; or, Sketches of Down Easters
13. Thrilling Stories about Snakes and Snake Charmers
14. Hunting the Elephant; or, Adventures in South Africa
15. Hunting in South Africa; or, Perils of Forest Life

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