Joseph L. Rainone & E.M. Sanchez-Saavedra
The illustrated dime novel
price guide companion
Baldwin, N.Y., U.S.A.
220 pages, 2014
ISBN : 9781499124460
Grading, rarity and approximate values
Dime novel publishers :
T.B. Peterson & Brothers
Street & Smith ( New York Weekly )
Robert M. Dewitt
Beadle & Adams
Frank Tousey / George Small
Anthony Comstock ( the censor )
Kim Deitch artwork "He only had a nickel"
Rude, crude and politically incorrect
What makes a key issue ?
Francis W. Doughty, king of the dime novelists
Dime novel heroes and villains :
Buffalo Bill Cody
Deadwood Dick & Diamond Dick
Frank and Dick Merriwell
Jesse James / James boys / James gang
Jack Wright and Frank Reade, Jr.
Frank Reade, Jr.
Old King Brady
Bandits outlaws & Highwaymen / Crime
Comics / Humor
Detective & Mystery
Frontier & Western
Mystery men & Secret societies
Pirates and privateering
Science fiction & fantasy
Sports, games and athletic pastimes
Index of Dime novels and Story papers
Thick books :
Thick book titles and DNC designation
Omitted dime novels & Story paper titles
Scarce to rare "desirable" issues
For further reading