Fiction

This collection contains dime novels, nickel weeklies, reprint libraries (some of which contain both fiction and non-fiction but are collected here), and related popular fiction titles from the dime novel era (1860-1915).  Some representative precursors (penny dreadfuls and Yellowbacks) are also included, along with international translations and imitations, some dating later than 1915.

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This Czech "dime novel" - roughly translated as "Adventure World" - covered stories of science fiction and adventure.   Starting in 1927 and running until 1938, this was a popular Czech title for adults and children.
Also includes the reprint library "Harper's Franklin Square Library".
This series of booklets, designed for educational use by grade school students, includes both fiction and non-fiction titles.
This French 30 issue series was published in 1908 and depicted a future war with Germany and included many science-fiction elements.  Cover illustrations were done by artist: Albert Robida, 1848-1926.  The series was later translated into Spanish and also later republished in Argentina.
 
 
This early reprint library contained a mix of fiction and non-fiction.
F. M. Lupton issued several distinct series under the "Leisure Hour Library" during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Different variations of the series have different physical formats, and the line was occasionally sub-licensed to appear under the banners of different publishers. This collection is designed to hold specimens from all of these members of the product family.
This is a Spanish language serial account of WWI, published during the war with color covers. 
 
This collection contains items that are not part of a series or which belong to a series but have no siblings available.
This 32-volume series (digitized here in its entirety) follows the continuing adventures of Motor Matt, a mechanically-inclined and heroic youth, and his many friends. More information about the series (and its various successors) can be found at dimenovels.org.
This collection contains issues from Nick Carter Weekly, also known as New Nick Carter Library and New Nick Carter Weekly at various points in its run.