The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Lovell's Detective Series

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Publishers: John W. Lovell Co. (New York (N.Y.): 150 Worth St., Cor. Mission Place) -- United States
Seaside Publishing Co. (New York (N.Y.): 142-144 Worth St.) -- United States
United States Book Co. -- United States
Category: Format : Paperback ("Thickbook")
Issues: 30 (Highest number seen advertised)
Dates: January 1890 to June 1892
Schedule: Monthly (So stated on issues examined by LeBlanc, but evidently issued more often as indicated by publication dates)
Price: 25ยข
Size: 7 1/4 x 4 7/8"
Pages: 150-200
Illustrations: Black and white pictorial cover
Publisher's Blurb: None noted
Notes / Commentary:

Publisher switched from John W. Lovell Company to United States Book Company some time after No. 8. Copies of No. 29 examined were attributed to Seaside Publishing Company.

The original LeBlanc listing only included Nos. 1-8, 10, 12, 20 and 27-28. No. 11 was added from a Publisher's Weekly issue from 1891. No. 29 was added from online auction listings (which included photos). No. 30 was added from The Annual American Catalogue.

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


1. Miss Mephistopheles
2. The Mystery of the Fast Mail
3. Tracked and Taken
4. The Night Mail; or, The Passenger from Scotland Yard
5. The Man from Manchester
6. True Detective Stories
7. Life in London
8. Hands Up!; or, The Great Bank Burglary
10. Harry Pinkurten, the Boss Detective
11. Macon Moore, the Southern Detective
12. Walter Wheeler, the Scout Detective
20. The Lerouge Case
27. Lovell's Detective Series, no. 27 (Monsieur Lecoq)
28. Lovell's Detective Series, no. 28 (Monsieur Lecoq)
29. A Study in Scarlet
30. Dowker--Detective

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