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Thumbnail for The ArgosyArgosy, later titled The Argosy and Argosy All-Story Weekly, was an American pulp magazine from 1882 through 1978, published by Frank Munsey. It is the first American pulp magazine. The magazine began as a children's weekly story-paper entitled The Golden Argosy.

In late September 1882, Frank Munsey had moved to New York City to start Argosy, having arranged a partnership with a friend and with a stockbroker from. Munsey put most of his money, around $500, into purchasing stories for the magazine. Once in New York, the stockbroker backed out, and Munsey released his New York friend from involvement, as they were hopelessly underfunded. He then pitched the magazine to a publisher, and convinced him to publish the magazine and hire Munsey as editor.

The first issue published December 2, 1882, was eight pages and cost five cents. Munsey found targeting children a mistake, as they did not stay subscribed for any length of time, since they grew out of reading the magazine. Additionally, children did not have much money to spend, limiting the number of advertisers.

In December 1888 the title was changed to The Argosy. Publication to monthly in April 1894, at which time the magazine began its shift towards pulp fiction. It eventually published its first all-fiction issue in 1896. The all-fiction Argosy launched a new genre of magazines, and is considered the pioneer among pulp magazines. (Source: wikipedia)

It appears that nothing before 1951 was renewed as well as not all issues after were renewed. However, many individuals stories were renewed. We have had to remove all issues after 1922 until stories can be searched.
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Argosy All-Story Weekly v146 04 176 unknown / hoover Oct 7, 2013 81.29 3838 96
Argosy All-Story Weekly v146 05 176 unknown / hoover Oct 7, 2013 84.21 2049 66
Argosy All-Story Weekly v146 06 187 unknown / hoover Oct 7, 2013 89.05 1657 54
Argosy All-Story Weekly v147 01 180 unknown / hoover Oct 7, 2013 86.88 1822 336
Argosy All-Story Weekly v147 02 176 unknown / hoover Oct 7, 2013 82.52 1667 50
Golden Argosy v001 18 8 homyakchik Oct 9, 2016 60.32 496 38
Golden Argosy v001 23 8 homyakchik Oct 9, 2016 27.97 419 29
Golden Argosy v001 37 8 homyakchik Oct 9, 2016 26.45 604 32
Golden Argosy v011 22 8 homyakchik Oct 9, 2016 61.61 373 30
The Argosy v023 06 199 unknown / hoover Oct 4, 2013 112.79 1634 43
The Argosy v024 01 192 Unknown May 20, 2013 106.11 1668 90
The Argosy v024 02 192 unknown / hoover Oct 4, 2013 105.35 1128 41
The Argosy v058 004 226 unknown / hoover Oct 4, 2013 102.10 1563 58
The Argosy v119 002 160 wolfhound Oct 25, 2013 164.52 2323 54
The Golden Argosy v06 16 17 hoover / Ufikus Sep 29, 2013 32.81 1676 62
The Golden Argosy v06 18 17 hoover / Ufikus Sep 29, 2013 38.18 1436 48
The Golden Argosy v06 19 17 hoover / Ufikus Sep 29, 2013 35.02 1331 45
The Golden Argosy v06 20 17 hoover / Ufikus Sep 29, 2013 36.16 1253 43
The Golden Argosy v06 21 17 hoover / Ufikus Sep 29, 2013 35.82 1381 56
The Golden Argosy v06 36 17 hoover / Ufikus Sep 29, 2013 40.67 1777 58
  
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