Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly

Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly (1876–1904) was an American popular literary magazine[1] established by Frank Leslie[2] as "the cheapest magazine published in the world."[3] The publisher was Frank Leslie Pub. House which was based in New York City.[4]

Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, 1891

Contributors included Henry James and Eben E. Rexford. In 1905 it was continued by The American Magazine.[5]


  1. ^ "Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly". University of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
  2. ^ WorldCat. Frank Leslie's popular monthly. NY: Frank Leslie Pub. House, 1876-1904
  3. ^ R. D. Mullen. "From Standard Magazines to Pulps and Big Slicks: A Note on the History of US General and Fiction Magazines." Science Fiction Studies, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Mar., 1995)
  4. ^ "Frank Leslie's popular monthly". Hathi Trust: 57 volumes. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  5. ^ Jerold J. Savory. "An Uncommon Comic Collection: Humorous Victorian Periodicals in the Newberry Library." Victorian Periodicals Review, Vol. 17, No. 3 (Fall, 1984)

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