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    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Strand Magazine Original Publication of 24 Sherlock Holmes Serialized Stories. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1891-1893.

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    First issue, first edition in bound form. Five octavo volumes, numbers II through VI. Illustrated.

    Original light blue pictorial cloth over beveled boards with spine titles in gilt. Hinges weak in most volumes, boards scuffed, and short tear in along the top joint of Volume II, else a very good set.

    The stories that would later be collected under the titles The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Stories include A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-Headed League, A Case of Identity, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Five Orange Pips, The Man With the Twisted Lip, The Adventures of the Blue Carbuncle, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb, The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor, The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches, The Adventure of Silver Blaze, The Adventure of the Cardboard Box, The Adventure of the Yellow Face, The Adventures of the Stockbroker's Clerk, The Adventure of the "Gloria Scott", The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual, The Adventure of the Reigate Squire, The Adventure of the Crooked Man, The Adventure of the Resident Patient, The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter, The Adventure of the Naval Treaty, and The Adventure of the Final Problem. Several other important works are included in these bound Strand issues including H. G. Wells' The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost, among others.

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