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DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

Rare books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of the Sherlock Holmes stories.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930) is most famed for his creation of detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally training as a physician in Edinburgh and later Aston, Doyle initially wrote short stories in his spare time, submitting them semi-successfully to several small publications.

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  1. A Visit to Heven.
    First edition, one of a limited edition of 200 privately printed copies. Inscribed by the author on the front wrapper "From A. Conan Doyle with kind regards". A short story by the daughter of Arthur Conan Doyle, with the charming spelling and grammatical errors of a nine-year-old retained. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 94513

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  2. Signed personal photograph of Arthur Conan Doyle in South Africa during the Boer War.
    A privately-taken and uncirculated inscribed photograph of Arthur Conan Doyle in South Africa, where he served as a senior physician during the Boer War. This privately-taken photograph depicts Doyle standing waist-deep in a large hole, surrounded by detritus. The inscription on the verso of the image reads, "Xmas wishes.... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 78054

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  3. The Hound of the Baskervilles.
    First edition in book form, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was a feverish success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 106478

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  4. The Hound of the Baskervilles.
    First edition in book form, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was an "unprecedented success", with queues at the publisher's office and throughout... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 111144

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  5. The Hound of the Baskervilles.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 111585

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  6. The Valley of Fear.
    First UK edition, first impression. Published 3 June 1915, it was preceded by the American edition, released earlier the same year, on 27 February. Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 106897

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  7. Poems.
    First collected edition, first impression. Includes 12 poems and a one-act play previously unpublished in book form. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 96819

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  8. The Maracot Deep
    First edition, first impression. The Goldstone copy with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 47172

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  9. The Maracot Deep and other Stories.
    £1,400

    Stock Code: 48119

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  10. The Works.
    Signed limited edition. Number 220 of 760 sets, numbered and signed by the author in Volume I. This edition was designed to succeed the 1903 Author's edition, which misses many of Doyle's most famous Holmes stories. Previous to this edition there was no definitive edition of Doyle's collected works. The Crowborough is the... Learn More
    £13,500

    Stock Code: 100365

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    New Jersey & New York: 1947

    Limited issue of The Field Bazaar. Number 227 of 250 copies; it was first published in 1896 for The Student, an Edinburgh University undergraduate magazine, as part of a fundraising event for which Doyle had been asked to contribute a short piece of literature. It was reprinted by Atheneum Press in 1934 on a single sheet,... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 108322

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