The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Peterson's "Illuminated" Stories

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Publisher: T. B. Peterson & Brothers (Philadelphia (Pa.): 306 Chestnut St.) -- United States
Category: Format : Larger Booklet
Issues: 73 (Unnumbered)
Dates: Early 1860's
Schedule: Not known
Price: 25ยข
Size: 9 5/8 x 6"
Pages: 100
Illustrations: Cover illustration only
Physical Description: Price, colored designed cover with a military motif, guns and swords and two Civil War soldiers. Black and white woodcut centered, illustrating specific story.
Notes / Commentary: The series was unnumbered; numbering here matches LeBlanc's listing, which reflects the order of 64 titles advertised with an ad for Peterson's Magazine for 1865, with additional titles added subsequently.
Primary Data Source: LeBlanc
Data Entry Status: Done, Believed Complete


1. The Flying Artillerist
2. The Rebel Bride
3. Old Put; or, The Days of '76
4. The King's Cruisers
5. The Flying Yankee
6. Gallant Tom; or, The Perils of the Ocean
7. The Doomed Ship
8. Jack Junk
9. Harry Helm
10. Harry Tempest
11. Rebel and The Rover
12. Yankee Middy
13. Galloping Gus; or, The Purse and the Pistol
14. Sylvia Seabury; or, The Yankees in Japan
15. Sweeny Todd
16. The Gold Seekers
17. Valdez, The Pirate
18. Nat Blake; or, The Doome Highwayman
19. Tom Waters, The Haunted Highwayman
20. Ned Hastings; or, The Terror of the Road
21. Bill Horton; or, Mysterious Highwayman
22. Dick Parker
23. Jack Ketch
24. Mother Brownrigg
25. Galloping Dick
26. Mary Bateman
27. Raoul de Surbille
28. The Robber's Wife
29. Obi; or, Three Fingered Jack
30. Desperadoes of the New World
31. Harry Thomas
32. Mrs. Whipple and Jesse Strang's Adventures
33. Jonathan Wild's Adventures
34. Morgan, The Buccaneer
35. Lives of the Felons
36. Joseph T. Hare
37. Kit Clayson
38. Alexander Tardy
39. Seven Brothers of Wyoming
40. Silver and Pewter
41. Nino De L'Enclos' Life and Adventures
42. The River Pirates. A True Tale of the River and Ship Thieves of New York
43. Dark Shades of City Life. Being a Sequel to "The River Pirates"
44. Females Life in New York City
45. The Rats of the Seine
46. Mysteries of Bedlam
47. Charles Ransford; or, Love on Board a Cruiser. A Nautical Romance
48. Eveleen Wilson
49. The Iron Cross
50. Biddy Woodhull, The Beautiful Haymaker
51. Mysteries of a Convent
52. The Man-of-War's-Man
53. The Mysterious Marriage
54. Captain Blood, The Highwayman
55. Captain Blood and the Beagles; or, The Highwayman's Leap for Life
56. The Highwayman's Avenger; or, The Escape of Sixteen-Stringed Jack
57. Rody, the Rover's Adventures
58. Sixteen-Stringed Jack's Fight for Life
59. Rose Warrington
60. Ghost Stories
61. First Love
62. Arthur Spring
63. Davis, The Pirate; or, The Freebooters of the Pacific
64. The Pirates Son
65. The Valley Farm
66. The Divorced Wife
67. Year after Marriage
68. The Twin Brides
69. The Lady at Home
70. Mary Moreton
71. Love in High Life
72. The Debtor's Daughter
73. The Two Merchants

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