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Household Library

Issues & Index Sources:  1887 – 1890: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issues only)
Publishers:   Belford, Clarke, & Co. (Chicago)
Formats:   7 1/4 x 5"
Prices:   Not individually priced. LeBlanc listing says $20.00 per year (25c); Dinnerology has $30.00 per year cover price; some other listings suggest 50c issues.
Pagecounts:   185 - 200 (original LeBlanc figure; other references suggest significantly longer and shorter counts for some titles)
Frequency:   Semi-weekly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Household Magazine [1860]

Total Issues: 16

A strongly religious magazine covering 'literature, physical and mental culutre'.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1860 – Jun-1860
  Jul-1860 – Apr-1861, as American Monthly


  H.M. Platt



Household Magazine [1867]

Authors include Louisa M. Alcott. Continued as Illustrated Household Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Sep-1867 – Dec-1874?
Publishers:   S.S. Wood

Household Magazine [1900]

Total Issues: 638

Began as a little magazine and then became a house service magazine. Not sure how much fiction it carried.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1900 – Nov-1958: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)


  Arthur Capper, Topeka, KS


  Jan-1900 – early 1950s: Nelson Antrim Crawford
  ?: Robert P. Crossley


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The Household Novelette

Total Issues: 57

Sub-titled 'a complete story weekly'.

Issues & Index Sources:  1888 – 1889
Publishers:   Alliance Publishing, Birmingham
Formats:   large digest (octavo)
Frequency:   weekly

Household Words

A miscellany of fact and fiction. Ran Dickens's "Hard Times" (1854), plus stories and serials by Mrs Gaskell, Wilkie Collins, G.A. Sala. Circulation averaged 40,000 but special Xmas numbers exceeded 100,000.

Issues & Index Sources

  30-Mar-1850 – 28-May-1859: Household Words
Index to Periodical Literature
  30-Apr-1881 – Jul-1905: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)


  30-Mar-1850 – 28-May-1859: Bradbury & Evans, London
  30-Apr-1881 – Jul-1905: C. Dickens & Evans, London


  30-Mar-1850 – 28-May-1859: Charles Dickens
  30-Apr-1881 – ?: Charles Dickens the younger


  30-Mar-1850 – 31-Mar-1900: weekly
  May-1900 – Jul-1905: monthly

Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 3

The Housekeeper

Total Issues: 279

The Christmas 1881 issue contained an original story by Mrs. J.H. Riddell.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1879 – Dec-1902: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Frequency:   monthly

Housewife (UK)

Published "Ministry of Miracles" by Carter Dickson, Jan-1956 (+2).

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1939 – ?
Publishers:   Odhams Press, London
Frequency:   monthly

The Housewife (US)

Women's magazine which is believed to have merged with Today's Magazine to form Today's Housewife.

Issues & Index Sources

  1886 – 1917?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#merges with Today's Magazine

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The Howard Collector

Total Issues: 19

Fanzine specialising in items by or about Robert E. Howard.

Issues & Index Sources:  Summer 1961 – Summer 2011: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Glenn Lord, P.O. Box 775, Pasadena, TX 77501
Editors:   Glenn Lord
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The Howard Review

Total Issues: 14

Fanzine specialising in items by or about Robert E. Howard.

Issues & Index Sources:  Oct-1975 – Oct-2008: Science Fiction Index
Editors:   Dennis McHaney
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Howell's Adventure Story Series

Total Issues: 18

Issues & Index Sources:  1920: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Howell Publishing Co., Chicago
Formats:   7 3/8 x 5"
Pagecounts:   300-400
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Howell's Mystery Story Series

Total Issues: 22

Issues & Index Sources:  1919 – 1920: Dime Novel Bibliography
Publishers:   Howell Pub.
Formats:   7 3/8 x 5"
Pagecounts:   300-400
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Howe's Quarterly

Total Issues: 2

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1890 – Jul-1891: Dime Novel Bibliography (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Globe Publishing Co. (Atchison, Kansas)
Prices:   25c (according to Literary News and cover of #2); 50c (according to LeBlanc listing, possibly based on a copy of #1 held by Library of Congress)
Pagecounts:   200 (LeBlanc approximation; WorldCat indicates shorter page counts)
Frequency:   Quarterly
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Howitt's Journal of Literature and Popular Progress

Issues & Index Sources

  2-Jan-1847 – 24-Jun-1848: Index to Periodical Literature

#merges with The People's Journal


  William Howitt


  William & Mary Howitt



How 7

Total Issues: 8

One of those magazines that sought to help you improve your business success through the application of mind and spirit. Reprinted several short stories and may have run a few new ones. Was to some extent succeeded by Mind.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1928 – Aug-1928: General Fiction Index
Publishers:   Robert Collier, Camden, NJ
Editors:   Robert Collier
Formats:   standard
Frequency:   monthly
Sources:   The Adventure House Guide to the Pulps, Ultimate Guide to the Pulps
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