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AT American Tales
B4 Boy's Library, quarto edition
B8 Boy's Library, octavo edition
B&B Belles and Beaux
BBR&A Boys' Books of Romance and Adventure
BMo Beadle's Monthly
BW Beadle's Weekly; Banner Weekly. Various changes of title
CEPA Cheap Edition of Popular Authors
D Dialogues
DBL Dime Biographical Library
DCS Dime Classic Stories
DF Dime Fiction
DL Dime Library
DLCF Dime Library of Choice Fiction
DN Dime Novels, including the New Dime Novels
15N Fifteen Cent Novels (the "Dime Novels" for the southern trade)
50B Fifty Cent Books
FL Fireside Library
GA Lives of Great Americans
GT Girls of Today, later the New York Mirror
H The Home
HB Handbooks
DL Half-Dime Library
DN Half-Dime Novelette
IAN Irwin P. Beadle's American Novels, also the later titles of the same series, Irwin's American Novels, and American novels
IPB Irwin P. Beadle's Ten Cent Novels
IPB10 Irwin P. Beadle's Ten Cent Storis
16PT Irwin's Sixe Penny Tales
Lon London edition of the "Dime Novels," called American Library
LonALT London edtion, American Library Tales
Lon6dB London edition, Six Penny Biographies
Lon6dT London edition, Six Penny Tales
MT Men of the Time
N&OF New and Old Friends
N&OF (n.s.) New and Old Friends, new series
PL Pocket Library
PN Pocket Novels
S Speakers
SB Songbooks
SJ Saturday Journal, Star Journal, etc., with various changes of title
SLR Standard Library of Romance
SSL Sunnyside Library
AN Starr's American Novels
15IN Starr's Fifteen Cent Illustrated Novels
NYL Starr's New York Library and its continuation The New York Library as published under the name Frank Starr & Co.
10PL Starr's Ten Cent Pocket Library
TT&R Dime Tales, Traditions and Romance of Border and Revolutionary Times
20N Twent Cent Novels
25N Twenty-five Cent Novels
W4 Waverley Library, quarto edition
W8 Waverley Library, octavo edition
YC The Youth's Casket
YNY The Young New Yorker

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