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    [A. Conan Doyle]. "The Adventure of the Final Problem" in The Strand Magazine. London: Dec. 1893. First appearance.
    [A. Conan Doyle]. "The Adventure of the Final Problem" in The Strand Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 36. London: George Newnes, December 1893. First appearance. Octavo. xxiv, [559]-570 ["Final Problem"], [571]-720, [4, preliminaries], [721]-724, xxv-xxxii, [2, ad slip] pages. Frontispiece and in-text illustrations by Sidney Paget in Holmes story; in-text illustrations and photographic reproductions throughout rest of text block. Publisher's perfect binding, light blue wrappers, printed in dark blue; all text block edges trimmed; housed in custom slipcase. Backstrip dulled just a shade, with a handful of slight wrinkles toward head and joint folds; light wear along front joint; very light wear and discoloration along edges of wrappers. A bit of mild foxing along text block edges. An essentially fine copy.


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