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Log Cabin Series

Total Issues: 48

Issues & Index Sources:  1914 – 1919
Publishers:   Log Cabin Press
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography


Total Issues: 114

Contributors included Robert Louis Stevenson ("New Arabian Nights").

Issues & Index Sources:  3-Feb-1877 – 5-Apr-1879
Editors:   W.E. Henley
Frequency:   weekly

London and Westminster Review

Issues & Index Sources:  1836 – 1840: The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals Volume 3
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 2

The London Aphrodite

Total Issues: 6

Published stories by Lindsay himself, his father Norman Lindsay and brother Philip Lindsay; also Karel Capek and Liam O'Flaherty.

Issues & Index Sources:  Aug-1928 – Jul-1929: Index to English-Language Little Magazines, 1890-1970
Publishers:   The Fanfrolico Press, London
Editors:   Jack Lindsay and P.R. Stephensen
Frequency:   bimonthly
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

London Bells

Total Issues: 20

family journal

Issues & Index Sources:  9-Nov-1872 – 22-Mar-1873
Publishers:   Henry Pearce
Frequency:   weekly

London Calling

The journal of the European Service of the BBC. Usually ran a radio-related story or two per issue.

Issues & Index Sources

  1932 – 1936, as Empire Programme Pamphlet
  1936 – 1939, as BBC Empire Broadcasting
  24-Sep-1939 – Oct-1993, as London Calling
  Nov-1993 – ?, as BBC Worldwide
  ? – Dec-2004, as BBC on Air


  BBC, London


  in 1941: T.F. Henn
  in 1949: E.A. Mackenzie-Bell


  small tabloid (in digest form)



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London Evening News

Newspaper which, for many years, published a short story in every issue.

Issues & Index Sources:  1881 – 1980: The Evening News Short Story Index
Frequency:   daily

London Forum

Total Issues: 4?

Articles on art, literature, current affairs, plus one story per issue. Note: the title was also used by a one-off issue magazine of comment in Jul-1931; also The Occult Review was retitled The London Forum from Sep-1933 - Oct-1935. Neither title carried fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  Winter 1946 – Christmas 1947: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   The Falcon Press, Crown Passage, Pall Mall, London SW1
Editors:   Charlton Warwick
Prices:   2/-
Frequency:   quarterly

The London Herald

Issues & Index Sources:  1861 – 1863
Editors:   Percy B. St. John

The London Journal

Published melodramatic "working-class" fiction, often gothic historicals. Circulation reached 500,000. Most popular author was Pierce Egan, Jr., others include J.F. Smith, Mary Braddon, G.W.M. Reynolds ("Faust" 1845/1846). Merges with Spare Moments.

Issues & Index Sources

  1-Mar-1845 – 29-Apr-1906
  5-May-1906 – 8-May-1909, as New London Journal
  15-May-1909 – 27-Jan-1912, as London Journal


  George Vickers


  1845 – 1846: G.W.M. Reynolds
  1846 – ?: J.W. Ross
  ?: Pierce Egan
  1858 – 1859: Mark Lemon


  story paper (large tabloid)





London Library [1868]

Issues & Index Sources:  1868 – ?
Publishers:   Penny Miscellany Office; J & R Maxwell (by #34)
Frequency:   monthly

London Library [1910]

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  Feb-1910 – Sep-1910
Publishers:   Amalgamated Press
Frequency:   monthly

London Life

Magazine with occasional fiction interspersed with photographs of classic art & bathing belles, and film stills.

Issues & Index Sources:  193? – 194?: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
Publishers:   New Picture Press
Formats:   5" x 7.2"

The London Magazine [1732]

Full title was The London Magazine; or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer.

Issues & Index Sources:  Apr-1732 – Jun-1785
Frequency:   monthly?
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 1

The London Magazine [1820]

Later called itself 'The Journal of Facts'.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1820 – Jun-1829: Index to Periodical Literature
Publishers:   Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, London
Editors:   John Scott, John Taylor
Formats:   standard, octavo
Frequency:   monthly?
Sources:   British Literary Magazines Vol. 2

The London Magazine [1898]

Total Issues: 24+12+3+345+31=417

Initially 3d (half the price of The Strand). At its peak, around 1906 - 1913, probably the best of the popular fiction magazines. Published rather more adventure/mystery fiction than others. Most popular writers of the day appeared; popular fiction imitation-Strand.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1898 – Jul-1900, as The Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine: FictionMags Index
Indexes to Fiction #10: The Harmsworth Magazine
  Aug-1900 – Jul-1901, as The Harmsworth Magazine: FictionMags Index
Indexes to Fiction #10: The Harmsworth Magazine
  Aug-1901 – Oct-1901, as The Harmsworth London Magazine: FictionMags Index
Indexes to Fiction #10: The Harmsworth Magazine
  Nov-1901 – Oct-1930, as The London Magazine: Indexes to Fiction #10: The Harmsworth Magazine (to 1915 only)
  Nov-1930 – May-1933, as The New London Magazine


  Jul-1898 – Jul-1901: Harmsworth Brothers Ltd
  Aug-1901 – Aug-1915: Amalgamated Press


  Jul-1898 – 1902: Cecil Harmsworth
  Sep-1902 – Dec-1905: Charles Sisley
  1905 – 1907: J.A. Hammerton
  1907 – 1909: Eric Clement Scott
  1909 – 1910: Comyns Beaumont
  1910 – 1931: David Whitelaw




  monthly (but combined Nov/Dec-1898 and Apr/May-1906 issues)

Sources:   The Age of the Storytellers
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