Category: Old Sleuth

Old Sleuth’s Triumph

Old Sleuth’s Triumph

| April 13, 2012

Old Sleuth’s Triumph; Or, “Piping” the Bronx Mystery By Old Sleuth This is issue #3 in the Old Sleuth dime novel series, originally published in the weekly “Fireside Companion” story paper for 25 weeks – from February 26, 1883 to August 13, 1883. A bloody handkerchief on the banks of the Bronx river is found. […]

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Old Sleuth In Harness Again

Old Sleuth In Harness Again

| December 30, 2011

Old Sleuth In Harness Again Or, Four Noted Detectives Unveiling A Mystery “Old Sleuth in Harness Again” was first serialized in The Fireside Companion weekly story paper over 18 weeks, from June 7 to October 4, 1875. Our text is taken from the October 13, 1885 reprint published in the Old Sleuth Library dime novel […]

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Old Sleuth, The Bay Ridge Mystery

Old Sleuth, The Bay Ridge Mystery

| November 5, 2011

Old Sleuth, the Detective; Or, THE BAY RIDGE MYSTERY By OLD SLEUTH Old Sleuth is a famous detective much feared by the underworld because he has an uncanny knack for finding obscure clues to unravel mysteries that have baffled the police. A supposedly wizened old man with white, mutton chop whiskers and glasses, Old Sleuth […]

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