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Mercury Mystery (Book-)Magazine

Total Issues: 23

Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine was the continuation of a long-running series of full-length (and condensed) mystery novels published in a digest-sized, paperback format, under the title of Mercury Mystery since March 1940. It ran for 23 issues (starting with #210) before merging with Bestseller Mystery Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1955 – Apr-1958, as Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine: Crime Fiction Index
  Jun-1958 – Apr-1959, as Mercury Mystery Magazine: Crime Fiction Index

#merges with Bestseller Mystery Magazine

Publishers

  Mercury Publications

Editors

  Joseph W. Ferman

Formats

  digest

Prices

  35c

Pagecounts

  128pp

Frequency

  Sep-1955 – May-1956: monthly
  Jun-1956 – Apr-1959: bimonthly

Sources

  Ultimate Guide to the Pulps, Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine (Australia)

Total Issues: 6 (at least)

Australian reprint edition of Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1956 – ?: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: #2, any after #6)
Publishers:   Atlas Publishers, Melbourne
 
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Mercury Mystery Magazine (UK)

Total Issues: 12

British reprint edition of Mercury Mystery Book-Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1963 – Feb-1964: Crime Fiction Index (Missing: Nov-1963)
Publishers:   Atlas Publishing & Distributing Co., Ltd., 18 Bride Lane, London E.C.4
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines
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Meridian

Total Issues: 34 (as at Sep-2015)

Student run magazine encouraging new writers. Has published Rita Dove, Richard Russo, Anne Beattie, Carrie Brown.

Issues & Index Sources:  Spring 1998 – present
Publishers:   English Dept., University of Virginia, P.O. Box 400121, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4121 (in 2000 - 2002)
Website:   www.readmeridian.org
Editors:   Ted Genoways & Elizabeth Styron
Formats:   review
Pagecounts:   176pp
Frequency:   twice yearly
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Mermaid

Men's magazine, published Ellison's "A Blue Note for Bayou Betty" and "The Gal With the Horizontal Mind" (1958).

Issues & Index Sources:  1958 – 1963?
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Merriwell Baseball Stories

Total Issues: 8

Issues & Index Sources:  1917
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Merriwell Football Stories

Total Issues: 6

Issues & Index Sources:  1917
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Merriwell Library

Total Issues: 38

Issues & Index Sources:  1932 – 1933
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Merriwell Series

Total Issues: 245

Issues & Index Sources:  1921 – 1930
Publishers:   Street & Smith (New York)
Sources:   Dime Novel Bibliography

Merry and Wise [1865]

Total Issues: 84

Issues & Index Sources

  Jan-1865 – Dec-1871

#becomes Old Merry's Monthly

Publishers

  Jackson Walford & Hodder

Formats

  small

Pagecounts

  48pp

Frequency

  monthly

Merry and Wise [1886]

Total Issues: 24

Religious paper.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jan-1886 – Dec-1887
Publishers:   Burns & Oates
Pagecounts:   12pp
Frequency:   monthly

Merry Bedtime Stories

Total Issues: 1

Issues & Index Sources:  c. 1952
Publishers:   Paget Publications, 106 Glenthorne Road, Hammersmith, London

Merry-Go-Round

Total Issues: 120

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1923 – Oct-1933: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#becomes New Merry-Go-Round

Publishers

  Chesterman

Pagecounts

  48pp

Frequency

  monthly

Merry-Go-Round (New Series)

"Line drawings (comics), stories, articles, puzzles, games, verses, etc. for children."

Issues & Index Sources:  Autumn 1947 – ?
Publishers:   Arthur Waite, Kenworthy Buildings, 83 Bridge St., Manchester.
Editors:   Arthur Waite.
Prices:   9d
Pagecounts:   40pp
Frequency:   quarterly

The Merry Mag.

Total Issues: 37+31=68

The Merry Mag. was Amalgamated Press's response to the success of The Happy Mag. but did not have the draw of Richmal Crompton's "William" stories.

Issues & Index Sources

  Jul-1924 – Jul-1927
  Aug-1927 – Feb-1930, as The Merry Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

#merges with The Red Magazine

Publishers

  Amalgamated Press, London

Formats

  small pulp

Prices

  7d

Pagecounts

  96pp

Frequency

  monthly

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers
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Merry's Museum

Children's magazine; absorbed Parley's Magazine from 1851.

Issues & Index Sources

  Feb-1841 – Jun-1872?

Publishers

  1841 – 1846: Bradbury & Soden, Boston
  1846 – 1848: G.W. & S.O. Post, NY
  1849: Macdonald & Co.
  1849 – 1855: S.T. Allen & Co.
  1855 – 1866: J.N. Stearns, NY
  1866 – 1872: H.B. Fuller, Boston

Editors

  1841 – 1854: Samuel Goodrich
  1854 – 1857: Stephen T. Allen
  1857 – 1866: John Stearns
  1866 – 1870: Louisa M. Alcott

Frequency

  monthly


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