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    [Arthur Conan Doyle]. "The Adventure of the Silver Blaze" [appearing in The Strand Magazine]. London: 1892. Original magazine, Volume 4, Number 24, Royal Edition. Inscribed contributor by Rafiuddin Ahmed.

    More Information: [Arthur Conan Doyle]. "The Adventure of the Silver Blaze" [appearing in The Strand Magazine]. London: George Newnes, December 1892. Original magazine, Volume 4, Number 24, Royal Edition. Inscribed by Rafiuddin Ahmed, who contributed an article, "The Queen's Hindustani Diary," to this issue. Octavo (9.625 x 6.5 inches; 245 x 165 mm.). [551]-680 pages; frontispiece of Queen Victoria, full-page and in-text illustrations; no advertisements, as issued, unlike standard issues. Publisher's grayish blue silk, front board stamped in blue and gilt and lettered in gilt; all edges gilt. Spine slightly sloped; backstrip faintly tanned, front board darkened; spine ends worn and frayed; silk torn, about two inches, along the front joint from the upper edge; minor scuffs and light soiling; corners bumped. Rear hinge cracked; frontispiece and final page (a full-page illustration) foxed, occasional lighter foxing throughout. Good. Rafiuddin Ahmed was close friend of Queen Victoria's Indian Secretary, Abdul Karim. From the collection of Bob Terry.

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