Author:Henry James O'Brien Bedford-Jones

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Henry James O'Brien Bedford-Jones
Canadian-American (Born Canadian; he became a naturalized American citizen in 1908) historical, adventure fantasy and science fiction writer. Designated by many as "The king of pulps;" his works appeared in a number of pulp magazines. Bedford-Jones' main publisher was Blue Book magazine; he also appeared in Adventure, All-Story Weekly, Argosy, etc. Pen names: H. Bedford-Jones, Allan Hawkwood, Donald Bedford, Montague Brissard, Cleveland B. Chase, Paul Ferval, Michael Gallister, Gordon Keyne, M. Lassez, George Souli de Mourant, Lucian Pemjean, Margaret Love Sangerson, Charles George Souli, Gordon Stuart, Elliot Whitney, John Wycliffe


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John Solomon series[edit]

(as Allan Hawkwood)

  • The Gate of Farewell (1923; first appeared in Argosy Magazine, Jan-Feb 1914) (Probably the first book)
  • John Solomon—Supercargo (1924; Argosy Jul 1914)
  • Solomon's Quest (1924; People's Magazine Mar 1915)
  • The Seal of John Solomon (1924; Argosy, Jun 1915)
  • Gentleman Solomon (1925; People's Magazine Jun 1915)
  • Solomon's Carpet (1925; People's Magazine, Oct 1915)
  • John Solomon (1916?)
  • John Solomon, Retired (People's Magazine Dec 1917)
  • The Shawl of Solomon (1925; People's Magazine, Jan 1917)
  • Solomon's Son (People's Magazine, Jun 1918)
  • John Solomon, Incognito (1925; People's Favorite Magazine Oct-Dec 1921)

Boy Scouts of the Air[edit]

(All authors of the series wrote under the name Gordon Stuart. Only titles by Bedford-Jones shown.)

Novellas and short stories from magazines[edit]

  • "Bob Bowen comes to Town" (novelette, All-Story Weekly, Nov 2, 1918) no scan
  • "The Brazen Peacock" (3-part serial, Blue Book Magazine, Sep-Oct 1920)
  • "A Discord in Avalon," (novella, New Story Magazine, July, 1914)
  • "Down the Coast of Barbary," (novelette, Argosy All-Story Weekly, Oct. 21, 1922)
  • "Four Quarts of Rubies," (3-part serial, All-Story Weekly, June 7-14, 1919)
  • "Gallagher of Beaver," (ss) Collier's Dec 9 1922
  • "The House of Skulls" (novelette, All-Story Weekly, Jan 25, 1919)
  • "Mustered Out" (ss, Argosy and Railroad Man's Magazine, Apr 5 1919)
  • "A Personal Problem," (All-Story Cavalier Weekly, July 11, 1914)
  • "Rajah of Hell Island" (novella, All-Story Weekly, Mar 24 1917)
  • "The Second Life of Monsieur the Devil" (serial, Blue Book Magazine, Nov 1920 onwards)
  • "Ivory Bird Cage," (ss) McClure's Jul 1923


Also see: More books available at Project Gutenberg Aus

  1. 40 copies, hand-printed by the author and distributed privately. Full name: L'Arbre Croche Mission : A memorable relation briefly setting forth the historical facts and eschewing all fable & legend, as erected by untutored minds, touching upon the justly famed mission of the Crooked Tree
  2. 4 installments, Nov. 5-26 1918. Combined by Project Gutenberg volunteers at

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1949, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.