The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Empire Series

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Publisher: J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company (New York (N.Y.): 57 Rose Street) -- United States
Category: Format : Reprint Library
Issues: Approximately 50 (numbered 1 through 351, with gaps)
Dates: 1910's and 20's
Schedule: None. (Issued as demands were made)
Price: 25ยข
Size: 7 x 4 3/4"
Pages: 160 to 200
Illustrations: Colored pictorial cover
Publisher's Blurb: "The following list of books by popular authors were selected on account of their value and prominence. Each book contains from 160 to 200 pages, bound in handsome illustrated paper covers printed in colors."
Physical Description: Number, series, and price at top of cover. Title of story and author just below, all in black lettering. Designed colored illustration at center. Number, title and author on spine.
Notes / Commentary: This series is a late printing of selected numbers of the Sunset Series with only the series title changed. The numbers remain the same, and not all titles from that series were reprinted in this one, leaving gaps in the sequence. The list and numbering is as given in ads for the series. LeBlanc's bibliography does not include numbers 2-19, 21-22, 25-34, 36-42, 44-47, 49-51, 53-57, 59, 61, 63-71, 73-84, 86-87, 89-90, 92-95, 97, 99-105, 107-113, 116-125, 128, 131-171, 173, 175-188, 191-214, 217, 221-222, 224-255, 259-305, 307-331, 334-335, 339, 342, and 344-349; it is likely that most of these do not actually exist.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: In Progress, Partial Listing Available


1. Her Last Throw
20. Married for Money, and Other Stories
23. The Two Orphans
24. A Modern Hebe
35. A Double Life
43. A Pretty Governess
48. A Cloverdale Skeleton
52. The Lost Heiress
58. Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)
60. A Forced Marriage
62. The Rector's Secret
72. Camille
85. Down in the World
88. The Yellow Mask
91. Lady Grace
96. The Duchess
98. A Wicked Girl
106. A Grass Widow
114. The Kreutzer Sonata
115. A Love Match
126. The Haunted Chamber
127. Her First Adventure: A Metaphysical Narrative
129. Miss or Mrs.?
130. Maid, Wife, or Widow?
172. Lady Valworth's diamonds
174. A House Party
189. Called Back
190. At Bay
215. Maiwa's Revenge. A Tale of Revenge
216. King Solomon's Mines
218. Beaton's Bargain
219. Ralph Wilton's weird; a novel
220. By Woman's Wit
223. Kreutzer Sonata Bearing Fruit
256. A Tillyloss scandal
257. Two of Them
258. Charlotte Temple; A Tale of Truth
306. She's All the World to Me
332. His Mother's Sin; or, A Nameless Son
333. Her Fatal Career; or, Bought by Shining Gold
336. In the Toils of a Siren
337. Storm Nest Light; or, Love's Shattered Idol
338. Two Women Who Posed
340. Ruled by Fate; or, The Way a Woman Loved
341. The Overseer's Daughter
343. In Folly's Fetters; or, The Perils of a Secret Marriage
350. Well Won
351. Grave Lady Jane

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