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Bruce Peel Special Collections Dime Novel Collection Subseries
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Old Sleuth Weekly

Subseries consists of 98 issues from Old Sleuth Weekly.

Publisher: Arthur Westbrook

Date of First Issue (No. 1): Apr. 17, 1908 Date of Last Issue (No. 203): May 17, 1912

First in Collection (No. 1): Apr. 17, 1908 Last in Collection (No. 172): 1911

Old Sleuth Weekly follows a varied publication schedule: bi-monthly and weekly. The format is 8 x 11 inches with 32 pages. Issues cost 5 cents. Pictorial covers are coloured. All novels are signed by Old Sleuth; they consist primarily of detective stories reprinted from the OS Library, with some new stories.

New Nick Carter Weekly

Subseries consists of 230 issues from New Nick Carter Weekly. folders containing the dime novels from this subseries are labelled simply, "Nick Carter Weekly", not "New NC Weekly".

Publisher: Street and Smith, New York

Date of First Issue (No. 1): Jan. 2, 1897
Date of Last Issue (No. 819): Sept. 7, 1912

First in Collection (No. 365): Dec. 26, 1903
Last in Collection (No. 801): May 4, 1912

New NC Weekly is a continuation of the NC Library and NC Weekly; it comprises nos. 8-42 and 321-819. The format is 7 x 10 ½ inches (nos. 8-42) and 8 x 11 inches (nos. 321-819), with 32 pages. Issues cost 5 cents. Pictorial covers are coloured. Continued by NC Stories.

Nick Carter Weekly

Subseries consists of 6 issues from Nick Carter Weekly.

Publisher: Street and Smith, New York

Date of First Issue(No. 1): Jan. 2, 1897
Date of Last Issue (No. 819): Sept. 7, 1912

First in Collection (No. 231): Jun. 1, 1901
Last in Collection (No. 311): Dec. 13, 1902

Nick Carter Weekly is a continuation of the Nick Carter Library. Titles vary throughout this series, containing the NC Library, New NC Library, New NC Weekly, etc.--nos. 43-320 are Nick Carter Weekly. The format is 8 x 11 inches, with 32 pages. Issues cost 5 cents. Pictorial covers are coloured. Consists primarily of detective stories. Authors include Frederic Van Rensselaer Dey, plus various others. Reprints some stories from the NC Library but adds many more, including stories reprinted from the Old Cap. Collier Library.