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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Condition: Fine


UK: Marshall Cavendish, 1992. Fine copy. Colour illustration attached to front covergilt lettering and border to front board and spine, with marbled endpapers.. Hard Back. Fine. Crime - Fiction.


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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective and illustrated by Sidney Paget. These are the first of the Sherlock Holmes short stories, originally published as single stories in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The book was published in England on October 14 1892 by George Newnes Ltd and in a US Edition on October 15 by Harper. The initial combined print run was 14,500 copies.

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