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    Arthur Conan Doyle. Works. New York: D. Appleton and Company, (1902). Author's edition, limited to twenty-five sets, of which this is number fourteen. Thirteen octavo volumes (8.25 x 5.5 inches; 208 x 140 mm.). Illustrated with photogravures, each volume including a frontispiece and illustration in two states, both colored and uncolored, with additional hand-coloring on limitation vignettes and titles. Repaired contemporary full brown morocco; boards decorated with elaborate repeating floral motif in gilt; spine in six compartments, titles in gilt on spine with floral motif; full morocco doublures with floral gilt border and seal in gilt on red morocco; marbled flyleaves; top edges gilt. Hinges repaired. Corners and edges mildly worn; raised bands lightly rubbed; pages roughly opened; small modern bookplates applied to front flyleaves; spine title of Rodney Stone inked over in white, with some resulting extraneous ink markings. Overall a handsome restored set.

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