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Welcome to The Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals:1800-1900, a subject-inclusive, language-inclusive bibliography of
73,000 publications, 68,000 personal names, 6,300 issuing bodies, 2,400 publishing towns, 23,000 title pages, 2,000 subjects. Editor John S. North.
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Interesting Record: Tit-Bits;

Tit Bits published a story called “What’s Bred in the Bone” for which it paid the writer, Grant Allen, a £1000 prize. This was likely the largest received by any Victorian writer.”

“[Proprietor George] Newnes liked to use schemes in Tit-Bits. For example, he buried tubes containing five hundred sovereigns each and told the readers they could keep the money if they found it. There were clues to the various tubes’ whereabouts in his paper” (Herd, The March of Journalism, p.235).



The Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers & Periodicals: 1800 - 1900 Series Three.
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