Henry Altemus Company


Series 6 - Boys of Steel Series

Series Name:
Publish Dates:
Boys of Steel Series
1912 - 1913
Mystery - Adventure
Series Number:


Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Iron Boys in the Mines Mears, James R. 1912  
2 Iron Boys as Foremen Mears, James R. 1912  
3 Iron Boys on the Ore Boats Mears, James R. 1913  
4 Iron Boys in the Steel Mills Mears, James R. 1913  
5 Iron Boys on the Steel Rail Job (not published) Mears, James R.    


Henry Altemus Company      Format: 1      Volumes: 1 - 4
Cloth with line drawn picture of a boy standing on a girder. Brown uncoated dust jacket matches the book.

Henry Altemus Company      Format: 2      Volumes: 1 - 4
Same as above with white coated jacket.

Series Notes:
1. These books were reprinted until late 1913-early 1914.
2. James R. Mears is a pseudonym for Frank Gee Patchin.


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Format 1-2 Cover

Format 1 Dust Jacket

Format 1 DJ Reverse

Format 2 Dust Jacket


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