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MODERN FIRST EDITIONS
LITERARY PERIODICALS

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A small Collection of the work of
Arthur Conan DOYLE.

 

MICAH CLARKE. 1891. Longmans, Green & Co. His statement as made to his three grandchildren during the Winter of 1784. Fifth edition. Name on front paste down. Inscription on free end paper. 2 frontis illustrations. Some light foxing of first two pages otherwise a very attractive copy in half calf with marbles boards & raised spine. 421pp. £16.00
THE REFUGEES. 1895. Longmans, Green & Co. New Edition. A Tale of Two Continents. Half calf, marbled boards. Name on front paste down. Edges & margins lightly foxed. 3Illustrated.
84pp. £12.00
THE TRAGEDY OF THE KOROSKO. 1898. Smith. Forty full page illustrations by S Paget. Lightly rubbed red cloth, gilt. Binding beginning to loosen otherwise a nice copy. £50.00
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. 1902. G Newnes. Souvenir Edition.
"Pleasant Sunday Afternoon" bookplate on front end paper. Illustrated.
Original pictorial cloth, gilt a little used. £35.00
THE SIGN OF FOUR. (1925) New Era Edition. Printed in the advanced stage of Pitman's Shorthand by permission of the Author. De Waal 810. £16.00
THE SIGN OF FOUR. 1974. Murray & Cape. The Sherlock Holmes Collected Edition
with a 3pp introduction by G Greene. Dw. Pictorial end papers. £20.00
THE SIGN OF THE FOUR or THE PROBLEM OF THE SHOLTOS. 1988.
4pp illustrated with photos, facs & portrait by J M Stoddart.
Printed as Xmas Greetings for Richard Lancelyn Green 1988. £8.00
THE DOINGS OF RAFFLES HAW. (1927) Cassell. Reprint with pictorial cloth.
Slightly sunned spine & some edge spotting throughout the book though not affecting the text.   £7.00
SHERLOCK HOLMES. Selected Stories. 1951. World's Classics Edition. Dw.
Introduced by S C Roberts. Inscription on front end paper. £12.00
THE LOST WORLD. 1977. Folio Society. Brown boards with pasted illustration on front cover. Slip case slightly cracked otherwise very good.195pp. £10.00

ABOUT SHERLOCK HOLMES & CO.
HOLMES AND WATSON
. A MISCELLANY. 1953. Oxford University Press.
Bookplate of James Currie on front end paper. Green cloth, gilt in an unclipped but slightly frayed dust jacket. Light spotting of prelims otherwise very good. £8.00
STARRETT, Vincent. THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. 1934.
Nicholson & Watson. Illustrated. Blue cloth covers with the top of spine & front& rear panels sunned otherwise very good. £25.00
STARRETT, Vincent. BOOKMAN'S HOLIDAY. 1942. Random House NY.
The Private Satisfactions of an Incurable Collector. Includes a chapter on"The Singular Adventures of Martha Hudson" - the landlady of Sherlock Holmes. Burgundy cloth a little marked & spine sunned. Book seller's label on front paste down. £16.00
DOCTOR WATSON by S C ROBERTS. 1931. Criterion Miscellany no 28. Faber.
"Thoughts on Seeing The Hound of the Baskervilles" at the Cinema.
26 line humorous poem by EVOE(E V Lucas) pasted on to blank end paper.
Original wraps marked & a little frayed. £20.00
THE EXPLOITS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES by A D DOYLE & J D CARR. 1954.
J Murray. Covers very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. £10.00
UNPOPULAR OPINIONS by D L SAYERS . 1946. Gollancz. Dw.
Contains 5 studies in Sherlock Holmes. £20.00
MR HOLMES AT SEA by Conrad Voss BARK. 1960. MacDonald. Dw. £10.00
THE SHERLOCK HOLMES FILE by Michael POINTER. 1976. David & Charles. Dw.
A pictorial survey of the impressions of Sherlock Holmes & his world that have been presented to the public. 4to. £10.00
THE SHERLOCK HOLMES SCRAPBOOK. 1986. Treasure Press.
Edited by Peter HAINING. Foreword by Peter Cushing.
Fifty years of occasional articles, newpaper cuttings, letters, memoirs, anecdotes, pictures, photographs & drawings relating to the great detective. 4to. £12.00
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES by P WELLER & C RODEN. 1992. Studio Editions. Dw. Over 230 illustrations in full colour & black & white. 4to. £12.00
THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. 1995. Reader's Digest.
Illustrated by David Johnson. Very good copy in original hard wraps.
Loosely inserted Reader's Digest description of the author. £5.00
THE WORLD BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DR WATSON. 1974. Bramhall House. NY. Dw. A Classified & Annotated list of Materials Relating to Their Lives and Adventures by Ronald Burt De WALL BURT. £40.00
THE INTERNATIONAL SHERLOCK HOLMES by Ronald Burt DE WAAL. 1980.
A Comapnion Volume to The World Biography of Sherlock Holmes & Dr Watson.
Archon Books. USA. A very good copy in like dust jacket. £40.00
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF A CONAN DOYLE by R LANCELYN-GREEN & J M GIBSON. 1983. Clarendon Press. 2pp introduction by G Greene. Dw. Mint. £60.00
CONAN DOYLE BIBLIOGRAPHY. 1859-1930 by Gaby GOLDSCHEIDER. 1977.
Privately Printed in original wraps. 1158 entries. £10.00
CONAN DOYLE AND SHERLOCK HOLMES. 1981. Privately Printed.
22pp catalogue by Ferret Fantasy of The J M Gibson collection of nearly 550 separate Conan Doyle items. Inscription on cover. £5.00

STUDY IN SCARLET by A Conan DOYLE first printed in 1887 in this periodical. Outer protective pictorial "Baker Street Irregulars" stiff wrap sunned along spine otherwise very good indeed. Scarce. £500.00

THE BAKER STREET JOURNAL. Ed. Edgar W SMITH. 1951. Greenwood Press.NY. An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana. V1/1 (New Series. January 1951.
Reproduction Issue. Published by The Baker Street Irregulars Inc.
Contributors include J C Solovay, B Clark, C Morley, E S Cole, G B Jones, etc.
Original wraps a little browned. £10.00
THE BAKER STREET READER. Edited & introduced by P A SHREFFLER. 1984. Greenwood Press. NY. Dw. Cornerstone Writings about Sherlock Holmes by V Starrett, J Wolff, G Brend, R A Knox, E W Smith, S C Roberts, K Rexroth, T S Eliot, J Barzun. R Stout, Elmer Davis, E Wilson , etc. £40.00
THE SHERLOCK HOLMES GAZETTE. Nos 1 to 5. May 1991-Summer 1992.
A “middle of the road” publication, well illustrated with issues varying from 24-40 pp. Each contains a variety of articles on Doyle & Holmes with annotated current news
on books, media programs, exhibitions, clubs, crossword puzzles, strip cartoons etc. The publication was launched on 4th May to mark the Reichenbach Centenary.
5 issues all near fine. £30.00
DOYLE, Charles. CHARLES ALTAMONT DOYLE. 1987. Privately Printed.
Illustrations for works by his son.with the compliments of the Season from Richard Lancelyn Green. 4pp folded leaflet illustrated. £5.00
BRENT, Peter. THE EDWARDIANS. 1972. BBC. Published to accompany a BBC TV series. Contains studies of various Edwardians including Conan Doyle, Lloyd George, E Nesbit, Marie Lloyd, Baden Powell, H Bottomley, D Harwick and both Rolls and Royce. Original wraps in very good condition. 224pp. ISBN 0 563 12349 4 . £5.00
POUND, Reginald. A MAYPOLE IN THE STRAND. 1948. E Benn. Dw.
Extracts made during the Author's editorship of The Strand Magazine 1942-1946. Includes reminiscences of Churchill, H Williamson, Conan Doyle, etc. £16.00
CATALOGUE OF AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, MODERN FIRST EDITIONS AND ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS issued by CHRISTIE'S in 1994.
Includes work by I Fleming, G Greene, T S Eliot, A C Doyle, E Waugh, W Wordsworth, etc.
Illustrated in black/white. Original pictorial wraps. 229 lots. £4.00
CUTLER,B D, & STILES,V. MODERN BRITISH AUTHORS. THEIR FIRST EDITIONS. 1930. Dw. Edn Lim to 300 for GB & 1050 for America. (No. 232). A C Doyle is included. £30.00
THE PIRATE OF THE ROUND POND and OTHER STRANGE ADVENTURE STORIES.
Ed. & intro by Hugh GREENE. 1977. Dw.
Contributors include G Greene, A Conan Doyle, Saki, Lord Dunsany, J Buchan, H G Wells, W W Jacobs, S Crane, etc.) £12.00
MURCHISON, Carl. THE CASE FOR AND AGAINST PSYCHICAL BELIEF. 1927. Clark University, USA. The 14 contributors include Conan Doyle & Harry Houdini with his fascinating account of differences with his friend Conan Doyle. Illustrated.
Very good copy in original cloth gilt lettered on the upper case and spine. £35.00
SCANNELL, Vernon. SPORTING LITERATURE . 1987. O.U.P.
Anthology of both poetry and prose on a sporting theme chosen by Vernon Scannell. Includes work by Conan Doyle amongst many others. Very good in like dust jacket. £6.00

THE STRAND MAGAZINE. Vols. 1-49. lacking volumes 40,41,44,48. 1891-1914.
45 vols, 36 being in original publisher's cloth, rest in mixed bindings-all in very good condition.
Contains the complete serialisation of Conan Doyles' Sherlock Holmes stories,
Rodney Stone, the Exploits of Brigadier Gerard, The Tragedy of Korosko,
The Hound of the Baskervilles as well as H G Wells - The First Men in the Moon
& many short stories by both authors. Other contributors include R Kipling,
P G Wodehouse, M P Shiel, Jules Verne, A E W Mason, G Gissing, E W Hornung,
S MacManus, W W Jacobs, Bret Harte, Louis Wain, Morley Roberts, J K Jerome,
E R Punshon, J S Fletcher, K Tynan, W Le Queux, Cutcliffe Hyne, M Pemberton ,
R Marsh, A Bennett, S Crane, E C Bentley, M Beerbohm, Heath Robinson, R Barr,
Grant Allen, E Phillpotts, G R Simms, E M Hewitt, M Pemberton, A Morrison, etc.
Full details on request. £1,250.00
(other volumes available.)
THE STORY OF THE BEETLE-HUNTER. 12 stories taken from volumes 15 & 17 of the STRAND MAGAZINE. 1898-1899 together with PLAYING WITH FIRE (March 1900 v.19);
THE TERROR OF BLUE JOHN GAP (Aug 1910 vol 40); &
THE HORROR OF THE HEIGHTS . Half of one of these stories has been neatly completed by hand. £40.00

THE FORTNIGHTLY REVIEW . Vol 93. N.S. Jan-June 1913.
Includes A Conan Doyle-Great Britain and the Next War.
Bound in half leather a little rubbed at edges. £30.00

HARPERS MAGAZINE . June 1892-Nov 1892 . v.24/85 . (A Conan Doyle.)
1 volume bound in brown boards. £15.00

THE HONEST ULSTERMAN . 1971. Sept/Oct. No.30 . Includes a poem by G Ewart.
In a letter to the Editors G Ewart states “This poem is based on one of the lesser known Sherlock Holmes stories, & whenever possible uses Conan Doyle's actual words…. The metre is one used --- and possibly invented by Betjeman”. 19 verses each of 8 lines. £12.00

THE IDLER. Ed J K JEROME & R BARR.
V.1-3. Feb-July 1893.
Contains 4 contributions by A Conan Doyle(4). Details on request.
V.1 & 2 publisher's original gilt pictorial green cloth. v.3-half calf-spine cracked. £65.00
Vol.5. Feb-July 1894. Contains A C Doyle-Sweetheart & The Doctors of Holyland.
Half calf. £30.00

WINDSOR. 1898 Dec . Includes Conan Doyle-A Shadow Before.
Lacks wraps and is missing the last 10 pages of the magazine. £20.00

THE WORLD'S LIBRARY OF BEST BOOKS . nd. "Selected passages ..with Helpful explanations." Part 12. The Speckled Band by Conan Doyle with his permission.
Illustrated with stills from the Adelphi Production of this title. £8.00

LONDON MAGAZINE 1967 Jan Includes J Symons on Conan Doyle; etc.) £7.00
THE YOUNG MAN. A Monthly Journal & Review. Ed F A ATKINS.
Jan 1894-Dec 1895. v. 8/85-v. 9/108 . Includes a story & a poem by Conan Doyle.etc.
2 volumes identically bound, indexes. £80.00

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