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Stories appearing Serialized in a Boys'/Youths' Magazine

In the 19th Century, many Jules Verne stories appeared, even before their book form, as a weekly serialization.

Collected here, is the information of those Serializations.

Many of these stories are appearing in English for the first time, and thus are 1st Editions in their own right, preceding the Book 1st Edition by months!

Publication and publication details

Verne Story Details

Amazing Stories is listed lower down

because it is a LOT newer!!

"Vickers" Boys' Journal

Journey to the Centre of the Earth
In: Boys Journal
12 monthly installments
1870
Henry Vickers
London

Boys Own Paper / Annual

Boys Own Paper/Annual has its own webpage here
Boys Own Annual
Vol. Year Title Common Title
2
1879-1880 Boy Captain
or Adventures on Land and Sea

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

A Captain at Fifteen
3
1880-1881 The Giant Raft
or Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon, Part I

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

Starts:
No 118, Vol III, pg 465, Sat Apr 16, 1881

The Giant Raft
4
1881-1882
The Cryptogram
or Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon, (Part II)

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

Starts:
No 142, Vol IV, pg 13, Sat Oct 1, 1881

The Giant Raft
5
1882-1883
Godfrey Morgan: A Californian Mystery

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

Godfrey Morgan: A California Mystery
7
1884-1885
Star of the Settlement
or A Tale of the Diamond Fields
Star of the South
9
1886-1887 The Clipper of the Clouds

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

Robur the Conqueror
11
1888-1889 Adrift in the Pacific
or, The Strange Adventures of a Schoolboy Crew

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

Two Years' Vacation
12
1889-1890 Barbicane and Co.
or, The Purchase of the Pole

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

Upside Down
15
1892-1893 Rodolphe de Gortz
or The Castle of the Carpathians

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

The Castle in the Carpathians
16
1893-1894 Claudius Bombarnac
A Story of Adventure and Mystery

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

Claudius Bombarnac
17
1894-1895 Captain Antifer
or His Excellency's Millions
A Story of Buried Treasure

viewable / readable here at Hathitrust

Captain Antifer
20
1897-1898 Simon Hart
A Strange Story of Science and the Sea
Facing the Flag
21
1898-1899 Captain Len Guy
or An Antarctic Mystery
The Sphinx of the Icefields
22
1899-1900 William J Hypperbone
or The Will of An Eccentric
The Eccentric's Last Will
36
1913-1914 The Master of the World Master of the World
37
1914-1915 Kongre the Wrecker
or Lighthouse at the End of the World
The Lighthouse at the End of the World

Boys' Stories of Adventure and Daring

Only 44 issues were published from March 27, 1898 to January 23, 1899.


Above issue No 18 ............and an issue with Chapter 8!

An Antarctic Mystery
In: Boys' Stories of Adventure and Daring
1898 (starting July 24, No. 18)
W. Lucas,
26 Dean Street, Fetter Lane
London

Serial starting (?) Issue No. 18, July 24, 1898

Printers: Sully & Ford

Price: one halfpenny

Ed: It is not known how many "numbers" the story appeared in.

Chimney Corner

A Journey to the Centre of the Earth; A Story of Wonderful Adventure
In: Chimney Corner
1873 (May 3 to Nov 15)
Frank Leslie
New York

Every Boy's Magazine / Every Boy's Annual



Every Boy's Magazine/Annual has its own webpage here
Every Boy's Annual
Year Title Common Title
1874 The English at the North Pole (NOT SEEN) Adventures of Captain Hatteras
1875 The Field of Ice - Part 2 - Chapters I to XXVI - with illustrations Adventures of Captain Hatteras
1876
A Voyage Round the World: South America - part 1
The Children of Captain Grant
1877
A Voyage Round the World: Australia - part 2
The Children of Captain Grant
1878
A Voyage Round the World: New Zealand - part 3
The Children of Captain Grant
1885 Keraban the Inflexible
or, Adventures in the Euxine
, Part 1 - Chapters I to XVII
Keraban the Terrible
1886 Keraban the Inflexible
or, Adventures in the Euxine
, Part 2 - Chapters I to XVI
Keraban the Terrible

"New York" Fireside Companion

500 Millions of the Begum
In: New York Fireside Companion
1879
George Munro
New York

New York Fireside Companion #s 619 - 632
Published September 1879 to December 1879 in a weekly format

Fireside Monthly

The Begum's Fortune
In: Fireside Monthly
1879
Leslie and Co.
New York

Fireside Monthly Vol III #6, to Volume IV #3 (?)
Published September to December 1879 in a monthly format

The Leisure Hour

The Begum's Fortune
In: The Leisure Hour
1879 (July to November)
R K Burt
London

serial published in 17 parts
starting July 19 and concluding November 8, 1879

Old and Young

The Floating Island, The Paradise of the Pacific
In: Old and Young - The Variety Journal, A high-class magazine for all readers
1896 (Jan) - starting Vol 48 No. 1300
London (?)

Scribner's Monthly
Illustrated Magazine for the People
conducted by Josiah Gilbert Holland

Published periodically from November 1870 to April 1881.
When established, it absorbed "Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science and Art."
After change of owndership in 1881,
it was relaunched as "The Century Magazine"
Note: Scribner's Monthly, is different from Scribner's Magazine (Jan 1887 to May 1939

- Wikipedia


above Vol IX, Dec 1874, No 2


above, beginning of "Chapter First"

The Mysterious Island - condensed from Jules Verne
In: Scribner's Monthly
Nov 1873 to April 1876
Scribner & Co.
New York

Vol VII Nov 1873 to April 1874 Part I
The Mysterious Island
, Chapter First, (pg 722) 1 illustration,"The Hurricane of 1865 -- Cries in the Air -- A Balloon Carried Away in a Water Spout -- Five Passengers -- What Took Place in a Balloon Car." 1 illustration, Ch. II (pg 726) 1 illustrations, Ch. III (pg 730) 1 illustration
- 1 installment, page 722

Vol. VII viewabale / readable here at Hathitrust

Vol VIII May 1874 to Oct 1874 Part I
The Mysterious Island
, Ch. IV (pg 49) 3 illustrations, Ch. V (pg 204) 3 illustrations, Ch. VI (pg 209), Ch. VII (pg 284) 4 illustrations, Ch. VIII (pg 290), Ch. IX (pg 412) 4 illustrations, Ch. X (pg 418), Ch. XI (p. 574) 2 illustrations, Ch. XII (pg 669) 2 illustrations
- 6 installments, pages 49, 204, 284, 412, 574, 669

Vol VIII viewabale / readable here at Hathitrust

Vol IX Nov 1874 to April 1875 Part I
The Mysterious Island
, Ch. XIII (pg 61) 2 illustrations, Ch. XIV (pg 67), Ch. XV (pg 158) 3 illustrations, Ch. XVI (pg 162), Ch. XVII (pg 342), Ch. (pg343) 1 illustration, Ch. XIX (pg 346), Ch. XX (pg 347) 1 illustration, Ch XXI (pg 349), Ch. XXII (pg 351) 1 illustration,
Part II - Ch. I (pg 439) 1 illustration, Ch. II (pg 441) 2 illustrations, Ch III (pg 445) 2 illustrations, Ch. IV (pg 597), Ch. V (pg 599) 1 illustrations, Ch VI (pg 602) 3 illustrations, Ch. VII (pg 711) 1 illustration
-6 installments, pages 61, 158, 342, 439, 597, 711

Vol IX, No 2 - Dec 1874 has Ch XV and XVI

Vol IX viewabale / readable here at Hathitrust

Vol X May 1875 to Oct 1875 Part II
The Mysterious Island
, Ch. VIII (pg 46) 2 illustrations, Ch. IX (pg 48), Ch. X (pg 50), Ch XI (pg 149) 1 illustration, Ch XII (pg 470) 1 illustration, Ch XIII (pg 552) 1 illustration, Ch. XIV (pg 770), Ch. XV (pg 772), Ch. XVI (pg 772), Ch. XVII (pg 773), Ch. XVIII (pg 774), Ch. XIX (pg 776), Ch XX (pg 776), End of Part II
- 5 installments, pages 46, 149, 470, 552, 770

Vol X viewabale / readable here at Hathitrust

Vol XI Nov 1875 to April 1876 The Secret of the Island (Part III)
The Mysterious Island, Ch I (pg 703) 1 illustration, Ch. II (pg 704) 1 illustration, Ch III (pg 706), Ch. IV (pg 788) 1 illustration, Ch V (pg 710) 1 illustration, Ch VI (pg 866), Ch. VII (pg 866), Ch. VIII (pg 867), Ch. IX (pg 868), Ch. X (pg 868), Ch. XI (pg 869), Ch XII (pg 871), The End
- 2 installments, pages 703, 866

Vol XI viewable / readable here in Google Books: or view at Hathitrust

St James Magazine
and United Empire Review

Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa
In: St James' Magazine and United Empire Review
April 1872 April to September and more!
Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle,
Crown Buildings, 188, Fleet Street, E.C.
London (Edinburgh and Dublin)

Volume 9 New Series, April 1872 to September 1872
contains chapter 1, starting page 281 to Chapter 9 ending on page 659

Note: The magazine does not mention the authors name, Jules Verne, anywhere!?

The Mysterious Island
In: St James' Magazine and United Empire Review
1874 (March) -1875
Messrs. Sampson Low and CO.
188, Fleet-street
London

Volume 12, October (73) to March 1874, has chapter 1 (March 1874)
Volume 13, April to September 1874, has Chapter IV (4) on Page 65 (illustration opposite),
and finshes with Chapter XVII (17) ending page 558, with an illustration opposite.

The Union Jack

The 1st issue appeared under the editorship of W H G Kingston, on Jan 1, 1880. After Kingston, G A Henty was the editor starting May 1880
It was published by Griffith & Farran (1880-81), Cecil Brooks (1881) and Sampson Low (1881-83)

Only 4 volumes were created, 1880 to 1883
A new, unrelated "Union Jack" was created in 1894 by Alfred Harmsworth

More information here in a paper by Minna Vuohelainen

The Steam House
In: The Union Jack
Volume II
7th October 1880 to 29th September 1881
Weekly Parts from 41 to 92
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington
London

The Youths' Play-Hour

1870-1871, After February 1871 absorbed "The Boys' Journal"

Monthly, Price Sixpence
The Youths' Play-Hour
(New Series)
An Illustrated Magazine, containing Well-written, Useful, Instructive, and Amusing Matter, and Two seperate whole-page Illustrations printed in Tints
A Large number of PRIZES are awarded by the Editor to the Readers who successfully compete for them, and SUPPLEMENTS are frequently given.
The Press and the Public are unanimous in describing this as one of the best and most wholesome of all the Magazines issued for Youths.

- The Bookseller, Feb 1, 1871

Five Weeks in a Balloon
In: The Youths' Play-Hour & Boys' Journal
1871 (March)
The Graphotyping Company, Limited
7, Garrick Street, Covent Garden, W.C.
London

Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.,
Stationers' Hall Court
London

The Youths' Play-Hour & Boys' Journal:
... In the March Number is commenced a Serial Tale of Exploration and Discovery, entitled "Five Weeks in a Balloon," profusely illustrated by Riou.

- The Bookseller, March 1, 1871

Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories has its own webpage here
Amazing Stories
Vol. 1, No. 1, April 1926 

Verne Story: Off on a Comet, or Hector Servadac, Pt 1 of 2, Page ?
Amazing Stories
Vol. 1, No. 2, May 1926 

Verne Story: Off on a Comet, or Hector Servadac, Pt 2 of 2, Page ?
          AND  A Trip to the Center of the Earth, Pt 1 of 3, Page ?
Amazing Stories
Vol. 1, No. 3, June 1926 

Verne Story: A Trip to the Center of the Earth, Pt 2 of 3, Page 196-231
Amazing Stories
Vol. 1, No. 4, July 1926 

Verne Story: A Trip to the Center of the Earth, Pt 3 of 3, Page 360-375 + 384 
N/A Amazing Stories
Vol. 1, No. 5, Aug. 1926 

Verne Story: Dr Ox's Experiment, Complete in one part, Page ?
Amazing Stories
Vol. 1, No. 6, Sept. 1926 

Verne Story: Purchase of the North Pole, Pt 1 of 2, Page ?

Amazing Stories
Vol. 1, No. 7, Oct. 1926 

Verne Story: Purchase of the North Pole, Pt 2 of 2, Page ?
Amazing Stories
Vol. 1, No. 8, Nov. 1926 

Verne Story: Drama in the Air (A), Complete in one part, Page ?
Amazing Stories
Vol. 2, No. 9, Dec. 1926 

Verne Story: Robur the Conqueror, or the Clipper of the Air, Pt 1 of 2, Page ?
(see Note in next description)
Amazing Stories
Vol. 2, No. 10, January 1928 

Verne Story: Robur the Conqueror, or the Clipper of the Air, Pt 2 of 2, Page 972
NOTE: The story in the magazine index, is subtitled Clipper of the Air, but when you go to the page where the story starts, it is subtitled Clipper of the Clouds.
N/A Amazing Stories
Vol. 2, No. 11, February 1928 

Verne Story: Master of the World, Pt 1 of 2, Page ?
Amazing Stories
Vol. 2, No. 12, March 1928 

Verne Story: Master of the World, Pt 2 of 2, Page ?
Amazing Stories
Vol. 4, No. 2, May 1929 

Verne Story: The English at the North Pole, Pt 1 of 2, Page 104
Amazing Stories
Vol. 4, No. 3, June 1929 

Verne Story: The English at the North Pole, Pt 2 of 2, Page ?
            AND The Desert of Ice, Pt 1 of 2
Amazing Stories
Vol. 4, No. 4, July 1929 

Verne Story: The Desert of Ice, Pt 2 of 2, Page 334
Amazing Stories
Vol. 8, No. 8, July 1933 

Verne Story: The Watch's Soul (Master Zacharius)
Complete in 1 part, Page 111
Amazing Stories
Amazing Stories Quarterly, Winter 1933
(January 1934) 
Verne Story: Winter Amid the Ice (A), or the Cruise of the Jeune-Hardie
Complete in one part, Page ?
Amazing Stories
Vol. 9, No. 1, May 1934 

Verne Story: Measuring a Meridian, Pt 1 of 4, Page 107 
Amazing Stories
Vol. 9, No. 2, June 1934 

Verne Story: Measuring a Meridian, Pt 2 of 3, Page 103 
(actually part 2 of 4)
Amazing Stories
Vol. 9, No. 3, July 1934 

Verne Story: Measuring a Meridian, Pt 3 of 3, Page 59 
(actually part 3 of 4) 

also, on page 142, a letter from a Raymond A Palmer, 
Chairman of the Jules Verne Prize Club (?)

Amazing Stories
Vol. 9, No. 4, August 1934 

Verne Story: Measuring a Meridian, Pt 4 of 3(!!) - Conclusion, Page 42
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