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Nash's Weekly

Total Issues: 41

A bright heavily illustrated story paper; authors include William Hope Hodgson (later Carnacki stories), E.F. Benson (serialized "Queen Lucia," 1920), Rafael Sabatini, A.E.W. Mason, Algernon Blackwood.

Issues & Index Sources

  14-Jun-1919 – 30-Aug-1919
  6-Sep-1919 – 10-Jul-1920, as Nash's Illustrated Weekly: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  14-Jun-1919 – 10-Apr-1920: Periodical Publishing Co. [Nash], London
  17-Apr-1920 – 10-Jul-1920: Hutchinson's

Editors

  14-Jun-1919 – 10-Apr-1920: Eveleigh Nash

Formats

  tabloid, illustrated

Prices

  6d

Pagecounts

  14-Jun-1919 – 30-Aug-1919: 16pp
  6-Sep-1919 – 10-Jul-1920: 48pp

Frequency

  weekly, but missed some issues in 1920

Sources

  The Age of the Storytellers

Nassau Review

Issues & Index Sources:  1964 – present
Publishers:   English Dept., Nassau Community College, One Education Drive, Garden City, NY 11530-6793 (in 1998 - 2002)
Website:   www.ncc.edu/programsandcourses/academic_departments/english/nassau_review
Editors:   Paul A. Doyle (in 1998 - 2002)
Frequency:   annual
Sources:   O. Henry Awards Website (in 2002)

Nasty Piece of Work

Total Issues: 14

Issues & Index Sources:  Dec-1996 – Jan-2000: Science Fiction Index
Publishers:   Petersfield, Hants
Editors:   David A. Green
Formats:   A5
Prices:   £1.50
Pagecounts:   80
Frequency:   quarterly
 
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The Nation [1865]

Primarily a political journal, modelled on the UK publication The Spectator.

Issues & Index Sources

  6-Jul-1865 – present: Index to Periodical Literature (Poole: 1865 - 1906 only; FicMags sample issues only)
FictionMags Index

Publishers

  1865 – ?: Frederick Law Olmstead
  1881 – ?: New York Evening Post

Frequency

  weekly

Related Sites

  Spartacus Educational

The Nation [1900]

"If you turn to the English magazines, you will find a certain form of conte of narrow range developed to a point of high literary merit in such a paper as the Nation or the New Statesman"; absorbed The Athenaeum.

Issues & Index Sources

  ? – 1907, as The Speaker
  1907 – 19-Feb-1921, as The Nation
  26-Feb-1921 – 21-Feb-1931, as The Nation and Athenaeum

#merges with The New Statesman

Editors

  Henry William Massingham (1907 - 1923)

Frequency

  weekly

Sources

  British Literary Magazines Vol. 4

National Brain Power

Short-run failure in the otherwise wildly successful Bernarr Macfadden chain in the '20s. It was intended as a companion to the flagship Physical Culture.

Issues & Index Sources

  Sep-1921 – Aug-1922, as National Pictorial Brain Power Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Sep-1922 – May-1924, as National Brain Power: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

#merges with Physical Culture (US)

Publishers

  The Contructive Publishing Corp.

Editors

  Sep-1921 – 1922: Harold E. Bessom
  in 1922: Arthur Howland
  in 1923: F. Orlin Tremaine

Frequency

  monthly

National Detective (Cases)

True crime.

Issues & Index Sources:  Mar-1941 – ?
Publishers:   Real Detective Tales Inc., 4600 Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL, then 1050 N. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL, from early 1940s
Frequency:   quarterly
Sources:   Mystery, Detective, and Espionage Magazines

The National Era

Total Issues: 690

This magazine was the successor to Baltimore Saturday Visiter. Abolitionist magazine; serialized "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (Jun-1851 - Apr-1852); other authors include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gail Hamilton (Mary Dodge), John Greenleaf Whittier. Absorbed by Principia in 1860.

Note: there was a New National Era and Citizen from 22-May-1873 - 26-Feb-1874 (40 issues) published by Frederick Douglass. Not sure if this also published fiction.

Issues & Index Sources:  7-Jan-1847 – 22-Mar-1860
Editors:   Gamaliel Bailey
Frequency:   weekly

The National Farmer and Home Magazine

"A Journal of Instructive Literature and Choice Stories".

Issues & Index Sources:  in 1900s: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Lane's List, Augusta, Maine
Frequency:   monthly

National Home Monthly

Several issues seen for sale on eBay. Looks somewhat like The Ladies' Home Journal and contained a considerable amount of fiction.

Issues & Index Sources

  1899 – Sep-1932, as Western Home Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
  Oct-1932 – Dec-1950?, as National Home Monthly: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Stovel, Winnepeg

National Jewish Monthly

Covers the world of Jewish affairs, politics, personalities, religion and Israel. Geared towards the American Jewish public. Includes advertisements, book reviews, illustrations, and index. Renamed to "B'nai B'rith International Jewish Monthly" and now called the "B'nai B'rith Magazine".

Issues & Index Sources:  1886 – present
Publishers:   1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Website:   www.bnaibrith.org/bnai-brith-magazine.html
Editors:   Marc Silver (in 2001)

National Lampoon

A humour magazine which ran occasional stories some very controversial, especially those by Chris Miller.

Issues & Index Sources

  Apr-1970 – 1998?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)

Publishers

  National Lampoon, Inc

Editors

  1970 – 1972: Douglas C. Kenney
  1973 – 1975: Henry N. Beard
  ?: P.J. O'Rourke

Formats

  slick

Frequency

  monthly till 1993, then annual

The National Magazine [1852]

Subtitled "Devoted to Literature, Art and Religion".

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1852 – Dec-1858
Publishers:   Carlton & Phillips
Editors:   Abel Stevens (Jul-1852 - Jun-1856); James Floy (Jul-1856 - Dec-1858)

The National Magazine [1896]

Issues & Index Sources

  Oct-1894 – Jul-1896, as The Bostonian: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)
  Aug-1896 – May/Jun-1933, as The National Magazine: FictionMags Index (sample issues only)

Publishers

  Oct-1894 – Jul-1896: Bostonian Publishing Co.
  Aug-1896 – May/Jun-1933: The W. W. Potter Co., Boston, MA

Formats

  quarto

Prices

  10c

Frequency

  monthly

The National Magazine [1909] (UK)

Subtitled "A Magazine for Everybody", changed name with second issue to The National Magazine.

Issues & Index Sources

  Nov-1909, as The National Monthly: FictionMags Index
  Dec-1909 – ?, as The National Magazine

Publishers

  Edward Lloyd Ltd., 12 Salisbury Square, London EC

Prices

  6d

Pagecounts

  70pp

The National Magazine [1941]

Total Issues: 2?

Edited for those engaged in National Defense, featuring fiction, articles, humor, cartoons and comics from World War II.

Issues & Index Sources:  Jul-1941 – Aug-1941?: FictionMags Index (sample issue only)
Publishers:   Street & Smith


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