The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Series - Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times

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Language:English
Alternate Title: Beadle's Dime Tales, Tradition of Border and Revolutionary Times
Publisher: Beadle and Company (New York (N.Y.): 118 William St.) -- United States
Category: Format : Larger Booklet
Issues: 12
Dates: Sep. 15, 1863 to Aug. 10, 1864
Schedule: Monthly
Columns: 1
Price: 10ยข
Size: 7 5/8" x 5 1/8"
Pages: 64
Illustrations: Each issue contains four full-page woodcuts by John R. Chapin.
Publisher's Blurb: "Beadle's "Dime Tales" will before the public, in unusually attractive form, those stirring stories of Border and Indian Life, of the American Revolution, of the Settlements, of Hunters' Experiences, and of Heroic Deeds, which give to American history all the elements of a wild romance!"
Major Author(s): Edward S. Ellis
Physical Description: Buff or tan wrappers with a black illustration on the front cover. Inside the back cover are advertisements for Wheeler and Wilson's sewing machine and Foote's Patent Umbrella Lock Stand, one of the only examples of advertisements from outside firms appearing in Beadle publications.
Notes / Commentary:

Each issue contains short stories, usually four, by Edward S. Ellis. They were later reprinted in Boys' Books of Romance and Adventure.

"Intended eventually for binding with six numbers to the volume, two sets of pagination were provided; one at the top for the individual booklets, and one at the bottom for the volume."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels

Primary Data Source: Johannsen
Data Entry Status: Done, Believed Complete

Items

1. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 1 (Simon Kenton, and his Indian Torture-Ride and 3 more items)
2. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 2 (Big Joe Logston's Struggle with an Indian and 3 more items)
3. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 3 (A Remarkable Hunting Excursion and 4 more items)
4. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 4 (The Little Sentinel and 3 more items)
5. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 5 (The Women Defending the Wagon and 3 more items)
6. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 6 (The Chieftain's Appeal and 3 more items)
7. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 7 (Mrs. Huggins, the Minnesota Captive and 4 more items)
8. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 8 (Jacob Wetzel Saved By His Dog and 3 more items)
9. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 9 (Peter Francisco, the West Virgina Samson and 3 more items)
10. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 10 (The Magnanimity of Rohn-Yen-Ness and 3 more items)
11. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 11 (Miss Moncrieffe, the Female Spy and 3 more items)
12. Beadle's Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times no. 12 (The Last Blast of Anthony the Trumpeter; or, The Origin of the Name of "Spuyten Tuyfel Creek" and 3 more items)

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