The Next Wave of The H. Bedford-Jones Library is Here

Altus Press is pleased to announce the next wave of books in our acclaimed H. Bedford-Jones Library series. This time out, we’ve collected a variety of HBJ’s most beloved genres: historicals, mysteries, and Foreign Legion sagas, among others. These have rarely if ever been reprinted. And each contains all of the original pulp illustrations by some of the best draftsmen of the pulp era.

Simply put: if you’re looking for the best material to see print in the pulps, look no further than the works of The King of the Pulps, H. Bedford-Jones.

Get the following collections at www.altuspress.com.


The Princess and the ProphetThe Princess and the Prophet

by H. Bedford-Jones, illustrated by John Richard Flanagan

Nostradamus, Mary of Scotland, and other historical figures interact in a novel by the King of the Pulps, author H. Bedford-Jones.

Under Nostradamus’ care, wounded Scottish gentleman Cameron of Glenlyon was soon healed, and he told of his mission: he bore a secret message from Scotland to young Queen Mary; and Hamilton and others of the Scots Guards would kill him if need be, to prevent its delivery….

222 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

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The Ghost of Screwface HanlonThe Ghost of Screwface Hanlon

by H. Bedford-Jones, illustrated by Pete Kuhlhoff

The nephew of a King of the Underworld inherits his fortune… and his enemies. But is Screwface Hanlon really dead? Crawford must find out, or he’ll end up like his mysterious uncle! A never-before collected series by the King of the Pulps, author H. Bedford-Jones.

62 pages | $14.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

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They Lived By the SwordThey Lived By the Sword

by H. Bedford-Jones, illustrated by Herbert Morton Stoops

A fantastic novel of the World War of 218 B.C., and of Hannibal’s invasion across the Alps—the greatest military feat in history. It’s a novel by the King of the Pulps—author H. Bedford-Jones—which has never before appeared in book form.

231 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

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Warriors in ExileWarriors in Exile

by H. Bedford-Jones, illustrated by Herbert Morton Stoops

Collected for the first time is author H. Bedford-Jones’ 17-part saga of the French Foreign Legion… the fascinating series based on the records of the most famous and picturesque fighting force of modern times. Featuring stories of the Foreign Legions in Crimea, Italy, Formosa, Tonkin, Siam, Dahomey, Sudan, Madagascar, the Sahara, with Maximilian of Austria in Mexico, war-torn Spain in 1835, and the Franco-Prussian War.

384 pages | $24.95 softcover | $34.95 hardcover

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One More Hero: The Cases of the Fireboat MenOne More Hero: The Cases of the Fireboat Men

by H. Bedford-Jones, illustrated by Leland Gustavson

Fireboat men must be not only firemen, but sailors, divers, engineers and police—dangerous callings, all…. Collected for the first time, this colorful series centers around Gunboat Brendan and the tragic problem he met below the murky harbor waters. Written by the prolific author, H. Bedford-Jones, the King of the Pulps.

102 pages | $14.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

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Gunpowder GoldGunpowder Gold

by H. Bedford-Jones, illustrated by Pete Kuhlhoff

Grimm had risked his life on the American and European battlefields. Now he was hot on the trail of the two hundred million francs left to the exiled young Russian Duchess Marie of Courtland, and Grimm needed that to fund the battles of the American Colonies… and to buy the needed gunpowder to win their independence.

This edition marks the first time this novel-length adventure has been published in book form. It’s another historical fiction classic by the King of the Pulps, author H. Bedford-Jones.

197 pages | $19.95 softcover | $29.95 hardcover

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