A Brief History of Boys' Journals

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,804 / 60 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.8
LoC Category: Z
Downloads: 351
Added to site: 2009.06.17
mnybks.net#: 24452
Genre: Non-fiction
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on what we have recently elected to call the White Slave Traffic, for Henry Mayhew's "London Labour and the London Poor," "Commune in London," "Called to the Bar," "The Favourite Scratched," "The Orange Girl," "Season at Brighton " "Secrets of the Turf" the "Skittles" and "Kate Hamilton" group, "The Stock Broker's Wife," "A Stock Exchange Romance," "The Girl of the Period," "The Man of the Period," and a host of other 2/- yellow-backs, mostly published in the sixties.  About 1870, he laid the foundations of Brett's fortune, with the "Jack Harkaway" series; was induced by Frank Leslie ("Illustrated Paper,") to go to America and write more "Harkaway" stories over there, and afterwards came back to England and wrote "Dick Lightheart," (the "Scapegrace" series,) for Brett.


RALPH ROLLINGTON.

Author of Ralph Rollington's Schooldays.  Ralph Rollington in America and Australia.  Dick Darlington.  Peter Podger and Sam Slocum.  The Two Ventriloquists, etc., etc., etc.

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