The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Ivers' Detective Series

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Publisher: M.J. Ivers & Co. (New York (N.Y.): 379 Pearl St.) -- United States
Category: Format : Paperback ("Thickbook")
Issues: 47 (44 is highest number seen advertised, plus one known unnumbered title and two replacement titles)
Dates: Aug. 15, 1901 to July 1903 (LeBlanc also saw one unnumbered issue with a copyright date of 1910).
Schedule: Weekly
Price: 25ยข
Size: 7 x 4 7/8"
Pages: 250 to 300
Illustrations: Masked robber with gun encircled in light from dark lantern, common to all issues.
Contents: Reprints from Beadle publications.
Notes / Commentary: It appears that there was either a second series issued some years following the first series, or else selected numbers were replaced. A No. 31 which differs from the title listed by LeBlanc has been observed, which contains a secondary story copyrighted 1908. This issue announces a No. 32 which also differs from LeBlanc's listed title. Both are currently listed here as replacement titles.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: Done, Believed Complete


Robin Hood
1. Joe Phenix, The Police Spy
2. File 113; or, The Secret of the Plundered Safe. The Greatest Detective Story Ever Written
3. Mark Magic; the Detective. A Story of a Beautiful Woman's Strange Career
4. The Pinkerton Ferret; or, Three Against One
5. The Parisian detective
6. Sarah Brown, Detective; or, The Mystery of the Pavilion
7. Fritz, the Bound Boy Detective; or, Dot Leetle Game Mit Rebecca
8. The Widow Lerouge
9. The Nine of Hearts
10. The Nameless Man
11. Cop Colt, the Quaker City Detective; or, A Hound on the Wolves' Track
12. The Clique of Gold
13. Joe Phenix, Private Detective; or, The League of the Skeleton Keys
14. Felon's bequest
15. Fritz to the Front; or, The Ventriloquist Scamp-Hunter. A Romance of Rogues
16. The Wolves of New York; or, Joe Phenix's Great Man Hunt. A strange story of the Inner Life of the great Metropolis by day and by night; a tale of the wiles of the Human Wild Beasts who have their lairs in the heart of the Great City, and of the Honest Watch-dogs who guard Society against them
17. The American Thug
18. Electro Pete, the Man of Fire; or, The Wharf Rats of Locust Point. A Baltimore Detective Tale
19. Fighting for Fortune
20. Chin Chin, The Chinese Detective; or, The Dark Work of the Black Hand
21. The New York Detective
22. The Cipher Detective; or, Fighting for a Fortune
23. Clew by Clew
24. The Head Hunter; or, Mark Magic in the Mines
25. The King of All Detectives
26. A Disputed Inheritance
27. Old Sleuth, the Detective; or, The Bay Ridge Mystery
28. The Man Hunter; or, A Thrilling Mystery
29. The Shadow Detective; or, The Mysteries of a Night
30. The American Detective in Russia; or, Piping a Conspiracy
31. The Irish Detective; or, On His Track
31 (replacement title). Ivers' Detective Series, no. 31 (The Sculptor's Daughter and 1 more item)
32. A Daring Conspiracy
32 (replacement title). The Count's Ring
33. The Man Outside
34. The Never Fail Detective; or, Thereon, of the Thumbless Hand
35. The Heart of Oak Detective; or, Zigzag's Full Hand. A Romance of Texan Toughs and Texan Trails
36. Jack Simons, Detective; or, The Wolves of Washington. A Drama of Lives and Mysteries at the Gay Capital
37. The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
38. A Tale of the town, or, Philip Henson, M.D.
39. The Mystery of St. James Park; or, The Silent Shore
40. The Abbey Murder
41. The Sign of the Four
42. By Order of the Czar
43. A Noble woman
44. The Bag of Diamonds

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