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July 7, 2015
8:30am - 4:30pm

Digital Dime Novels

Digital Dime Novel Highlight: Adventures with Intelligent Apes

First published in 1893, protagonists encounter small
apes who live inside a volcano and offer human captives for sacrifice.

Download a PDF full-text
version [2.6 MB]

This story is billed as the "American Robinson Crusoe." Edgar
Rice Burroughs cited earlier stories like these as his inspiration for Tarzan of the Apes.
Download a PDF full-text
version [2.4 MB]

 

Treasure of the Golden Crater from Adventure Library No. 94,
Street and Smith, 1928
 
"The Young Marooner" from Brave and Bold Weekly. Street
and Smith, 1908.

 
 

 
ANOTHER APE THEMED DIME NOVEL

 
"Frank Merriwell in Gorilla Land" from Tip
Top Library
1(28), October
24, 1896. Download
a PDF full-text version [396 KB]

 

More Digital dime Novels

The following are digital facsimiles of dime novels from various series
in the Hess Collection. A PDF viewer is required. You can download Adobe
Acrobat Reader
or
use another reader.
The files are quite large (8 to 18 MB) but the color and texture--the
pulp quality--of the dime novels is preserved.

Frank Reade Library (1892-1898)
No. 1 [13 MB]
No. 15 [8 MB]
No. 19 [8.5 MB]
Liberty Boys of 76 (1901-1925)
No. 424 [16.4
MB]

No. 427 [14.3
MB]

No. 429 [15.7
MB]

Log Cabin Library (1889-1897)
No. 108 [17.6 MB]
 
 

Nick Carter Stories (1891-1915)
No. 126 [14.6
MB]

No. 129 [14.2
MB]

No. 136 [13.5
MB]

Wild West Weekly (1902-1927)
No. 531 [17.5
MB]

No. 536 [16.8
MB]

No. 539 [15.6
MB]