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    [Arthur Conan Doyle]. The Boy's Own Paper Special Christmas Number for 1885. London: [The Boy's Own Paper], [1885]. Very good.

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    The Boy's Own Paper Special Christmas Number for 1885. London: [The Boy's Own Paper], [1885].

     

    First edition. Octavo. [iii] advertisements, [1] blank, [1] frontispiece, 64, [3] pages advertisements pages, 8 page Religious Tract Society book catalog bound in at rear. Color cover and color advertisement on back cover.

     

    Original wraps bound into attractive half leather over marbled boards with titles stamped in gilt on the spine. Very good.

     

    Includes Conan Doyle's "The Fate of Evangeline", and profusely illustrated by a host of fine English illustrators of the period. Also includes fantastic period advertisements including a particularly nice tined Cadbury's Cocoa ad on the rear cover.

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