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    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Complete Sherlock Holmes. New York: 1953. Definitive U. S. edition, limited to 147 sets with a signed sheet inserted.

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    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Complete Sherlock Holmes. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1953. One of 147 copies signed by Doyle, this being copy number 31. Two octavo volumes. Signed limitation page inserted at front. Publisher's blue morocco backstrips over gray cloth boards, spines ruled and tooled in gilt. Spines sunned; spines somewhat edgeworn. Lacking the publisher's slipcase. Overall, a very good set. The signed limitation page was one of approximately 147 left-over signed limitation leaves used in the production of the Crowborough edition of Doyle's Works (1930), and signed shortly before his death in that same year. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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