The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Leather-Clad Tales

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Alternate Title: Leather Clad Tales
Publishers: Frank F. Lovell & Co. (New York (N.Y.): 142 & 144 Worth St.) -- United States
United States Book Co. (New York (N.Y.): 142-150 Worth St.) -- United States
Category: Format : Paperback ("Thickbook")
Issues: 57 (Highest number known)
Dates: December 7, 1889 to January 3, 1891
Schedule: Weekly
Price: 25ยข
Size: 7 1/4 x 4 3/4" and 6 1/4 x 4 1/2"
Pages: 200 to 300
Illustrations: Designed pictorial cover. Black & white frontispiece.
Physical Description: No. and price at top. Series title. Illustration of two horsemen in circle. Schedule, subscription price and date just under illustration. Postal imprint, title and author. Company imprint at bottom. Early issues used remainder copies of Munsey's Popular Series with the Leather Clad Tales cover glued on making a thick cover, hence the series title of Leather Clad. Some issues were published in both ways, as covered Munsey's Popular Series and without. The larger size was used for books not cover Munsey's books.
Notes / Commentary: The LeBlanc listing is missing titles 43-56.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: In Progress, Partial Listing Available


1. The Land of Mystery
2. Gilbert the Trapper
3. Eric Dane
4. Pirate Island
5. Perils of the Jungle
6. Nature's Young Nobleman
7. Our Young Soldiers
8. The Golden Magnet
9. Luke Bennett's Hide Out
10. The Smuggler's Cave; or, Who Shall Be the Heir?
11. That Treasure; or, Adventures of Frontier Life
12. In the Wilds of New Mexico
13. Barbara's Triumph; or, The Fortunes of a Young Artist
14. The Mountain Cave
15. The Boys in the Forecastle: A Story of Real Ships and Real Sailors
16. Jack Wheeler. A story of the Wild West.
17. In Southern Seas
18. A Voyage to the Gold Coast
19. The Mystery of a Diamond
20. The Young Acrobat; or, The Great North American Circus
21. Tom Tracy; or, The Trials of a New York Newsboy
22. Number 91
23. $500
24. Ned Newton; or, The Fortunes of a New York Bootblack
25. Mark Stanton
26. The Erie Train Boy
27. The Young Actor
28. The Young Editor
29. The Rival Battalions
30. A New York Boy
31. Heir to a Million
32. Dean Dunham; or, The Waterford Mystery
33. Arthur Helmuth
34. The Cruise of the Bianca
35. The Rajah's Fortress
36. Happy-Go-Lucky Jack
37. Van; or, In Search of an Unknown Race
38. In the Sunk Lands
39. The Guardian's Trust
40. The Old Man of the Mountains
41. Warren Haviland
42. Check 2134
57. My Mysterious Fortune

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