The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Alger Series (Superior)

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Publisher: Superior Printing Co. (Akron (Ohio)) -- United States
Category: Format : Paperback ("Thickbook")
Issues: 44 (5 additional titles advertised but evidently not published in the paperback series. Superior also published an unnumbered board bound series in which these additional titles were issued; these titles are reflected as the unnumbered entries below)
Dates: Undated. (Believed to be late 1910's and early 1920's)
Schedule: Unknown
Price: Not priced on books themselves or in ads. Probably 10¢ or 20¢.
Size: 6 7/8 x 4 1/2"
Pages: 250 to 300
Illustrations: Colored pictorial cover repeated on back cover
Major Author(s): Horatio Alger, Jr.
Contents: Reprints of Horatio Alger, Jr. stories.
Notes / Commentary: The publisher listed offices in both Akron, Ohio and New York, N. Y. The numbering from this series continued in the publisher's Henty Series.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: Done, Believed Complete


Dan, the Newsboy
Herbert Carter's Legacy; or, The Inventor's Son
Shifting for Himself; or, Gilbert Greyson's Fortune
Sink or Swim; or, Pluck Always Succeeds
Try and trust
1. Adrift in New York; or, Tom and Florence Braving the World
2. Andy Gordon, or, The fortunes of a young janitor
3. Bob Burton; or, The Young Ranchman of the Missouri
4. Ben's Nugget; or, A Triumph of the Right
5. The Erie Train Boy
6. Frank Fowler, the Cash Boy
7. Grit, the Young Boatman
8. Helping himself
9. In a New World
10. Joe's Luck; or, A Boy's Adventures in California
11. Julius, the Street Boy; or, A Waif's Rise from Poverty
12. Jacob Marlowe's Secret
13. Paul Prescott's Charge; or, On Fortune's Wheel
14. Ralph Raymond's Heir
15. Robert Coverdale's Struggle; or, On the Wave of Success
16. The Store Boy; or, The Fortunes of Ben Barclay
17. Struggling Upward; or, Luke Larkin's Luck
18. Tom, the Bootblack; or, A Western Boy's Success
19. Tony, the Hero; or, A Brave Boy's Adventures with a Tramp
20. The Tin Box and What It Contained
21. The Telegraph boy, or, Making his way in New York
22. Wait and Hope; or, A Plucky Boy's Luck
23. Walter Sherwood's Probation; or, Cool Head and Warm Heart
24. The Young Outlaw; or, Adrift in the Streets
25. The Young Acrobat; or, The Great North American Circus
26. The Young miner, or, Tom Nelson out West
27. Young Explorer; or, Claiming His Fortunes
28. The Young Musician; or, Fighting His Way
29. Luke Walton; or, The Chicago Newsboy
30. Andy Grant's Pluck
31. Charlie Codman's cruise, or, A young sailor's pluck
32. Sam's chance and how he improved it
33. Jed, the Poorhouse Boy; or, Alone in New York
34. Making His Way
35. Jack's ward
36. Phil, the Fiddler; or, The Story of a Young Street Musician
37. Slow and Sure; or, From the Sidewalk to the Shop
38. Driven From Home
39. Frank's Campaign; or, The Farm and the Camp
40. Facing the World
41. Mark Mason's Victory; or, The Trials and Triumphs of a Telegraph Boy
42. A Cousin's Conspiracy; or, A Boy's Struggle for an Inheritance
43. The Young adventurer
44. The Train Boy; or, Up the Ladder

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