The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - The New York Family Favorite

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Publisher: Favorite Publishing Co. (New York (N.Y.): 20 Rose St.) -- United States
Category: Format : Story Paper
Issues: 2 (Highest number seen advertised)
Dates: March 31, 1883 to April 7, 1883
Schedule: Weekly
Columns: 5
Price: Subscription price, $3.00; one dollar for four months; sample copy, six cents.
Size: 15 x 22"
Pages: 8
Motto: "A Journal of Romance, Instruction & Amusement" / "All Stories Complete"
Publisher's Blurb: From advertisement on back cover of The War Library no. 9 (November 11, 1882): "If you want a first-class Story Paper--original, full of life, intensely interesting--you will buy the NEW YORK FAMILY FAVORITE. It combines all the good qualities of other story papers, with the advantage of being complete in each and every number, and is sure to be popular. THE NEW YORK FAMILY FAVORITE contains a great variety of stories--is ably edited, and has a large list of the best contributors. Forty long columns of solid reading each week--one long story, a number of sketches, poetry, answers to correspondents; notes of stage and studio, items of general information--make it a reliable, interesting and instructive paper for the family. For sale by all Newsdealers."
Physical Description: Similar in format to New York Weekly.
Notes / Commentary: LeBlanc saw only issue no. 1; the lead story from no. 2 was advertised in that issue. In the first issue's "Answers to Correspondents" department, the following is noted: "The New York Weekly Novelist was in its eleventh volume at the time of this change, and this number is issued in place of No. 13 Vol. XI."
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: Done, With Gaps


v. 1, no. 1. The New York Family Favorite, v. 1, no. 1, March 31, 1883 (The Countersign and 7 more items)
v. 1, no. 2. The New York Family Favorite, v. 1, no. 2, April 7, 1883 (Murdered in His Coffin; or, The Novelist Detective's First Foe : A Mystery of New York)

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