The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Dillingham's Metropolitan Library

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Publisher: G. W. Dillingham Co. Publishing (New York (N.Y.): 119 & 121 West 23rd St.) -- United States
Category: Format : Reprint Library
Issues: 78 (Highest number seen advertised)
Dates: April 1895-Dec. 1898
Schedule: Monthly
Price: 50¢
Size: 7 1/4 x 5 7/8"
Pages: 200-350
Illustrations: Some issues are not illustrated, but at least one (No. 20) contains illustrations
Publisher's Blurb: None
Notes / Commentary:

A number of authors were issued in sub series within the overall series title of "Dillingham's Metropolitan Library." Two observed were Randall Series and The Albatross Novels. The Albert Ross novels were also issued in Dillingham's American Authors Library.

The original LeBlanc listing only included Nos. 5, 9 and 46. Nos. 1, 3, 7, 11-12, 14-15, 18-20, 23, 27-28, 31-33, 43, 48-49, 52-53, 61 and 66 were added from WorldCat records. No. 10 was added from Publishers' Weekly, Feb. 1, 1896, p. 268. No. 13 was added from Publishers' Weekly, April 18, 1896, p. 687. Nos. 16-17 were added from The Bookseller and Newsman, January, 1897, p. 37. Nos. 21 and 24-26 were added from The Bookseller and Newsman, May, 1897, p. 28. No. 22 was added from The American Catalogue. No. 42 was added from The Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer, June 1, 1899, p. 234. Nos. 70-78 were added from a listing in The Annual American Catalog, 1900-1909, volume 2, p. 672.

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


1. The woman who didn't
3. A modern Pharisee : a novel
5. Franc Elliot. A Story of Society and Bohemia.
7. The pink rose of Mexico : A novel
9. Astor
10. Dainty inquity
11. The twin sisters : A love story
12. Paradise Wold
13. And it came to pass; various episodes
14. The peacemaker of Bourbon ; a tale of the New South
15. O'er rail and cross-tie with gripsack : A compilation on the commercial traveler
16. Wheels : a bicycle romance
17. Edgar Fairfax
18. The Rockwell case
19. Leather and silk : a novel
20. Frozen humor, or, Trains that met in the blizzard : the adventures of twelve men and a young widow two and a half days in a snowstorm
21. The Devil and I
22. Dillingham's Metropolitan Library, no. 22 (Madam Tellier's Girls (La maison Tellier) and 2 more items)
23. The end of the journey
24. The strange romance of a palace car
25. Her Majesty the Queen
26. Fairfax
27. When desire cometh : A novel
28. Columbia stories
31. A victim of gossip
32. The king of the street
33. George Forest : A story of the present day
42. Van Hoff; or, The New Faust
43. Life's Passionate Guest
46. In Stella's Shadow
48. Andrée at the North Pole, with details of his fate
49. Dry bread, or, The reign of selfishness : a novel for men
52. Hats off!
53. Don Fernandez, the Spanish spy : a story of the war with Spain
61. Secrets of Monte Carlo
66. Taking chances
70. Widow Magoogin
71. The degeneration of Dorothy
72. A gentleman born
73. Love
74. Not on the chart
75. The white devil of Verde
76. The song of the sword
77. Mrs. Harold Stagg
78. Wee Wifie

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