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The Bookman, October 1906, pp. 180-184
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    Issues of the 1890s = 5 Years, 58 Issues, 2,603 Articles
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                      Issues of 1903 = 12 Issues, 434 Articles
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                        Issues of 1904 = 12 Issues, 457 Articles
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                          Issues of 1905 = 2 Issues, 69 Articles
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                            Issues of 1906 = 4 Issues, 161 Articles
                            1. [+]
                              September 1906 Issue = 36 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                Chronicle and Comment (18 Items)
                                1. Literary Conscience Money, p. 1
                                2. "Disagreeable Books", p. 2
                                3. Shakespeare and Sinclair, p. 3
                                4. The Jungle in France, p. 3
                                5. Autumn Novels, p. 3
                                6. Sir Henry Irving, pp. 4-6
                                7. Magazine Policies and First Numbers, p. 7
                                8. The First Harper's, pp. 8-9
                                9. The First Scribner's, p. 10
                                10. The First Century, p. 11
                                11. Marion Harland, pp. 12-14
                                12. The Keats-Shelley Memorial, p. 15
                                13. Frank H. Spearman, p. 15
                                14. Wilkie Collins Recollections, p. 16
                                15. The Late Lafcadio Hearn, p. 17
                                16. An English View, p. 17
                                17. The South in the Saddle, p. 18
                                18. In Springfield Mass., pp. 18-20
                              2. Some Representative American Story Tellers by Mary Moss, pp. 21-29
                              3. French Authors and Best Sellers by J. Henry Hager, pp. 30-31
                              4. Traffic by Zona Gale, p. 32
                              5. N.P. Willis and His Contemporaries by Harry Thurston Peck, pp. 33-43
                              6. Germany's One Hundred Students Corps by Philip G. Hubert, Jr., pp. 44-49
                              7. [+]
                                The Literary Carpenter and Some Recent Books by Frederic Taber Cooper, pp. 50-53 - 4 Reviews
                                1. The Colonel of the Red Huzzars by John Reed Scott
                                2. For the Soul of Rafael by Marah Ellis Ryan
                                3. The District Attorney by William Sage
                                4. Superseded by May Sinclair
                              8. [+]
                                Four Books of the Month (4 Reviews)
                                1. [+]
                                  Review Foibles of the Bench, by Henry S. Wilcox by Frederick Trevor Hill, p. 54 - 1 Review
                                  1. Foibles of the Bench by Henry S. Wilcox
                                2. [+]
                                  Review The Tides of Barnegat, by F. Hopkinson Smith by Mary K. Ford, p. 55 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
                                3. [+]
                                  Review On Common Ground, by Sydney H. Preston by Edward Clark Marsh, p. 56 - 1 Review
                                  1. On Common Ground by Sydney H. Preston
                                4. [+]
                                  Review The Awakening of Helena Richie, by Margaret De... by Edith Baker Brown, pp. 57-58 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
                              9. Great Musical Failures by Lewis M. Isaacs, pp. 59-61
                              10. Notes for a History of Book Puffery by Jas. H. Collins, pp. 62-67
                              11. Education by E.K. Graham, pp. 68-70
                              12. Reviews by John C. Rolfe, p. 71
                              13. Educational Book Notes, pp. 72-74
                              14. The Book Mart, pp. 75-84
                              15. Sales of Books During the Month , pp. 85-87
                              16. Best Selling Books , p. 88
                            2. [+]
                              October 1906 Issue = 42 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                Chronicle and Comment (16 Items)
                                1. Simplification Begins at Home, p. 89
                                2. Mr. Herford's Polished Style, pp. 89-90
                                3. The Early Effort, p. 91
                                4. Ivan Strannik, p. 91
                                5. Robinson Crusoe's Island, p. 92
                                6. Mrs. Craigie, pp. 92-94
                                7. Some Californian Magazine Editors, p. 95
                                8. Magazine Policies and First Issues, p. 95
                                9. The First Munsey, p. 95
                                10. The First "McClure's", p. 96
                                11. Marie van Vorst, p. 97
                                12. Cheerful, p. 97
                                13. G.B. Shaw, p. 98
                                14. Mr. McCutcheon and Graustark, p. 98
                                15. "Incog", pp. 98-102
                                16. Relative Literary Popularity, p. 103
                              2. Tolstoy in 1906 by Louise Maude, pp. 104-107
                              3. My Last Visit To Tolstoy by Aylmer Maude, pp. 108-114
                              4. [+]
                                The Creation of Types and Some Recent Novels by Frederic Taber Cooper, pp. 115-120 - 6 Reviews
                                1. The Undying Past by Hermann Sudermann
                                2. The Snare of Strength by Randolph Bedford
                                3. The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
                                4. A Lame Dog's Diary by S. Macnaughtan
                                5. The Incomplete Amorist by Edith Nesbit
                                6. The Flower of France by Justin Huntly McCarthy
                              5. The Drama of the Month in Illustration, pp. 121-126
                              6. Our Chromatic Journalism by John A. Macy, pp. 127-133
                              7. "The Commercialism of Literature" and the Literary Agent by One, pp. 134-139
                              8. The Bookman's Letter Box, pp. 140-142
                              9. Silhouettes of Some Swedish Writers by Paul Harboe, pp. 143-150
                              10. [+]
                                The Uncle of Europe, pp. 151-156 - 1 Review
                                1. L'Oncle de L'Europe by John Grand-Carteret
                              11. [+]
                                Four Books of the Month (4 Reviews)
                                1. [+]
                                  Review The Fighting Chance, by Robert W. Chambers by Mary Moss, p. 157 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
                                2. [+]
                                  Review The Leader, by Mary Dillon by Edward Clark Marsh, pp. 158-159 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Leader by Mary Dillon
                                3. [+]
                                  Review Whispering Smith, by Frank H. Spearman by Mary K. Ford, p. 160 - 1 Review
                                  1. Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
                                4. [+]
                                  Review Max Fargus, by Owen Johnson by Firmin Dredd, p. 161 - 1 Review
                                  1. Max Fargus by Owen Johnson
                              12. The Humming-Bird by James Courtney Challiss, p. 162
                              13. Chronicles of the Imp by Jeffery Farnol, pp. 163-170
                              14. Fonetik Refawrm By Edict by Harry Thurston Peck, pp. 171-172
                              15. News from Washington, p. 173
                              16. Here and There by H.T.P., pp. 174-175
                              17. The Book and the Making, pp. 176-178
                              18. [+]
                                Novel Notes, p. 179 - 2 Reviews
                                1. The Fortune Seeker by David Graham Phillips
                                2. Anthony Overman by Miriam Michelson
                              19. Education by Edward L. Thorndike, pp. 180-184
                              20. Reviews by John C. Rolfe, p. 185
                              21. Educational Book Notes, pp. 186-187
                              22. The Book Mart, pp. 188-195
                              23. Sales of Books During the Month , pp. 196-199
                              24. Best Selling Books , pp. 200-202
                            3. [+]
                              November 1906 Issue = 37 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                Chronicle and Comment (10 Items)
                                1. Humours of Translation, p. 203
                                2. Kipling and the Camera, p. 203
                                3. The Latest British Atrocity, pp. 203-205
                                4. Lost Thackerayana, p. 206
                                5. Sidney McCall, p. 207
                                6. A Curious Edition of "Romola", pp. 208-210
                                7. The Real Pecksniff, p. 211
                                8. "Prisoners", p. 211
                                9. Mark Twain's Official Biographer, p. 212
                                10. The Author of "Joseph Vance", pp. 213-215
                              2. What Is Truth? by Charles Battell Loomis, pp. 216-218
                              3. Chronicles of the Imp by Jeffery Farnol, pp. 219-226
                              4. Here and There by H.T.P., pp. 227-229
                              5. The Story of Gray's "Elegy" by H.C. Shelley, pp. 230-243
                              6. [+]
                                The Note of Untruth and Some Recent Books by Frederic Taber Cooper, pp. 244-248 - 5 Reviews
                                1. Caybigan by James Hopper
                                2. Moon-Face, and Other Stories by Jack London
                                3. Katrina by Roy Rolfe Gilson
                                4. Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
                                5. The Balance of Power by Arthur Goodrich
                              7. Women and Business by C.L. Franklin, pp. 249-250
                              8. The Fourth Watch by Georgia Wood Pangborn, pp. 251-256
                              9. The Drama In Illustration, pp. 257-260
                              10. [+]
                                Eleven Books of the Month (11 Reviews)
                                1. [+]
                                  Review The Saint, by Antonio Fogazzaro by Frederic Taber Cooper, pp. 261-264 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro
                                2. [+]
                                  Review Stress Accent in Latin Poetry, by Elizabeth Hi... by Harry Thurston Peck, pp. 265-266 - 1 Review
                                  1. Stress Accent in Latin Poetry by Elizabeth Hickman du Bois
                                3. [+]
                                  Review Charles Dickens: A Critical Study, by G.K. Che... by Arthur Bartlett Maurice, pp. 267-270 - 1 Review
                                  1. Charles Dickens: A Critical Study by G.K. Chesterton
                                4. [+]
                                  Review The Art of the Singer, by W.J. Henderson, p. 271 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Art of the Singer by W.J. Henderson
                                5. [+]
                                  Review Modern Music and Musicians, by Richard Alexand... by Lewis M. Isaacs, p. 271 - 1 Review
                                  1. Modern Music and Musicians by Richard Alexander Streatfeild
                                6. [+]
                                  Review Henry Northcote, by John Collis Snaith by Charlotte Caxton, pp. 272-273 - 1 Review
                                  1. Henry Northcote by John Collis Snaith
                                7. [+]
                                  Review Prisoners Fast Bound in Misery and Iron, by Ma... by Edward Clark Marsh, pp. 274-275 - 1 Review
                                  1. Prisoners Fast Bound in Misery and Iron by Mary Cholmondeley
                                8. [+]
                                  Review Ring in the New, by Richard Whiteing by Richard Duffy, p. 276 - 1 Review
                                  1. Ring in the New by Richard Whiteing
                                9. [+]
                                  Review Joseph Vance: An Ill-Written Autobiography, by... by Mary Moss, pp. 277-278 - 1 Review
                                  1. Joseph Vance: An Ill-Written Autobiography by William De Morgan
                                10. [+]
                                  Review Sir Nigel, by A. Conan Doyle by Beverly Stark, p. 279 - 1 Review
                                  1. Sir Nigel by A. Conan Doyle
                                11. [+]
                                  Review Jane Cable, by George Barr McCutcheon by Paul Wilstach, p. 280 - 1 Review
                                  1. Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
                              11. [+]
                                M. Anatole France by F.H. Deke, pp. 281-288 - 1 Review
                                1. The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France
                              12. What Shall We Do To-Day? by Ruth Sterry, p. 289
                              13. [+]
                                Education by Edward L. Thorndike, pp. 290-293 - 1 Review
                                1. Applied Sociology by Lester F. Ward
                              14. Reviews by John C. Rolfe, p. 294
                              15. Educational Book Notes, pp. 295-297
                              16. The Book Mart, pp. 298-308
                              17. Sales of Books During the Month , pp. 309-311
                              18. Best Selling Books , pp. 312-314
                            4. [+]
                              December 1906 Issue = 46 Articles
                              1. [+]
                                Chronicle and Comment (21 Items)
                                1. Anti-Hearst Journalism, pp. 315-316
                                2. The "Atlantic's" Anniversary, pp. 317-318
                                3. [+]
                                  George Ade's "In Pastures New", p. 319 - 1 Review
                                  1. In Pastures New by George Ade
                                4. Anthony Fiala, p. 320
                                5. The Plagiarists and "Ben Hur", p. 321
                                6. Jacques Futrelle, p. 322
                                7. The Kopenick Hoax, p. 323
                                8. The Ownership of Ideas, p. 324
                                9. Our Latest Critic, pp. 324-325
                                10. Kipling's Mistake, p. 326
                                11. Inconsistency and Conan Doyle, p. 326
                                12. Dolores Bacon, p. 326
                                13. "The Gentleman Ragman", p. 327
                                14. The Alden Reception, p. 327
                                15. The Dramatic Season, pp. 327-329
                                16. "The House of Mirth", p. 330
                                17. "Caesar and Cleopatra", p. 330
                                18. Two Dramas of Vexation, p. 331
                                19. "The Great Divide", p. 331
                                20. Sherlock Holmes in "Clarice", p. 332
                                21. The Technical School and the University, pp. 332-333
                              2. The Bookman's Letter Box, p. 334
                              3. The Confessions of a Literary Press Agent, pp. 335-339
                              4. A Railway Tragedy---Perhaps by Philip G. Hubert, Jr., pp. 340-343
                              5. Among the Season's Illustrated Books, pp. 344-349
                              6. The Drama of the Month In Illustration, pp. 350-354
                              7. [+]
                                Fourteen Books of the Month (13 Reviews)
                                1. [+]
                                  Review Moliere: A Biography, by H.C. Chatfield-Taylor by Adolphe Cohn, pp. 355-357 - 1 Review
                                  1. Moliere: A Biography by H.C. Chatfield-Taylor
                                2. [+]
                                  Review The Launching of a University, and Other Paper... by Robert C. Brooks, pp. 358-360 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Launching of a University, and Other Papers by Daniel Coit Gilman
                                3. [+]
                                  2 Reviews Reminiscences of My Childhood and Youth, by Ge..., pp. 361-364 - 2 Reviews
                                  1. Reminiscences of My Childhood and Youth by Georg Brandes
                                  2. Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature by George Brandes
                                4. [+]
                                  Review The Life of Oscar Wilde, by Robert Harborough ... by Richard W. Kemp, pp. 365-366 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Life of Oscar Wilde by Robert Harborough Sherard
                                5. [+]
                                  Review Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving, by Bra... by J. Ranken Towse, pp. 367-370 - 1 Review
                                  1. Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving by Bram Stoker
                                6. [+]
                                  Review The Guilds of Florence, by Edgcumbe Staley by Frederic Taber Cooper, pp. 371-372 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Guilds of Florence by Edgcumbe Staley
                                7. [+]
                                  Review Brain and Personality, by William Hanna Thomson by I. Woodbridge Riley, pp. 373-375 - 1 Review
                                  1. Brain and Personality by William Hanna Thomson
                                8. [+]
                                  Review The Pass, by Stewart Edward White by Churchill Williams, p. 376 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Pass by Stewart Edward White
                                9. [+]
                                  Review The Call of the Blood, by Robert S. Hichens by Duffield Osborne, pp. 377-378 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Call of the Blood by Robert S. Hichens
                                10. [+]
                                  Review Sir John Constantine, by Arthur T. Quiller-Couch by A. Schade van Westrum, p. 379 - 1 Review
                                  1. Sir John Constantine by Arthur T. Quiller-Couch
                                11. [+]
                                  Review Sophy of Kravonia, by Anthony Hope by Edward Clark Marsh, pp. 380-381 - 1 Review
                                  1. Sophy of Kravonia by Anthony Hope
                                12. [+]
                                  Review The Dream and the Business, by John Oliver Hobbes by Mary Moss, p. 382 - 1 Review
                                  1. The Dream and the Business by John Oliver Hobbes
                                13. [+]
                                  Review Puck of Pook's Hill, by Rudyard Kipling by Harry Thurston Peck, p. 383 - 1 Review
                                  1. Puck of Pook's Hill by Rudyard Kipling
                              8. [+]
                                The Tree of Knowledge and Some Recent Books by Frederic Taber Cooper, pp. 384-389 - 6 Reviews
                                1. The Sands of Pleasure by Filson Young
                                2. The Call of the Blood by Robert S. Hichens
                                3. Traffic by E. Temple Thurston
                                4. The Poet and the Parish by Mary Moss
                                5. A Lady of Rome by F. Marion Crawford
                                6. The Battle of the Weak by Alice Whittier Dudeney
                              9. Chronicles of the Imp by Jeffery Farnol, pp. 390-395
                              10. Tainted News As Seen in the Making, pp. 396-403
                              11. Robin Redbreast by Selma Lagerlof, pp. 404-406
                              12. The Book Mart, pp. 407-419
                              13. Sales of Books During the Month , pp. 420-423
                              14. Best Selling Books , p. 424
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                            Issues of 1907 = 12 Issues, 406 Articles
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                              Issues of 1908 = 2 Issues, 67 Articles
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                                Issues of 1909 = 10 Issues, 377 Articles
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                                Issues of the 1910s = 10 Years, 119 Issues, 4,345 Articles
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                                  Issues of 1910 = 12 Issues, 477 Articles
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                                    Issues of 1911 = 12 Issues, 490 Articles
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                                      Issues of 1912 = 12 Issues, 493 Articles
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                                        Issues of 1913 = 12 Issues, 462 Articles
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                                                Issues of 1917 = 12 Issues, 466 Articles
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                                                  Issues of 1918 = 12 Issues, 401 Articles
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                                                    Issues of 1919 = 11 Issues, 359 Articles
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                                                    Issues of the 1920s = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 6,740 Articles
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                                                      Issues of 1920 = 12 Issues, 383 Articles
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                                                        Issues of 1921 = 12 Issues, 495 Articles
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                                                          Issues of 1922 = 12 Issues, 728 Articles
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                                                            Issues of 1923 = 12 Issues, 782 Articles
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                                                              Issues of 1924 = 12 Issues, 784 Articles
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                                                                Issues of 1925 = 12 Issues, 771 Articles
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                                                                    Issues of 1927 = 12 Issues, 763 Articles
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                                                                      Issues of 1928 = 12 Issues, 650 Articles
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                                                                        Issues of 1929 = 12 Issues, 599 Articles
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                                                                        Issues of the 1930s = 4 Years, 36 Issues, 1,908 Articles
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                                                                          Issues of 1930 = 11 Issues, 666 Articles
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                                                                            Issues of 1931 = 12 Issues, 641 Articles
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                                                                              Issues of 1932 = 10 Issues, 463 Articles
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                                                                                Issues of 1933 = 3 Issues, 138 Articles