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Webster series

Webster series

The Webster Series. Edward Stratemeyer read the writings of Horatio Alger, Jr. as a youth and later went on to write stories in his style and even 11 books as Alger with approval first by Alger himself and later Alger’s sister and executor. In the early 20th Century the book marketplace was flooded with cheap Alger […]

Frank V. Webster

Frank V. Webster

“Frank V. Webster” was a Stratemeyer Syndicate pseudonym used for the Webster series of stories that resemble the writings of Horatio Alger, Jr. Unlike many pen names, a conscious effort was made to present “Frank V. Webster” as a real person.  A 1911 Cupples & Leon ad to the book trade, likely written by Edward Stratemeyer, […]