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Ellery Queen (ed)
The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes
Little Brown, 1944. "The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes" by Ellery Queen. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1944. First edition. Original black cloth stamped in red-orange, unclipped dust jacket, laid-in with a magazine article highlighting this title. Frontispiece by Frederick Dorr Steele. 8vo. Light chipping along spine ends, rear panel dust soiled and creased, finger smudging to boards; interior clean. De Waal C22910. This work includes thirty-three fictions featuring ‘Holmlock Shears’, ‘Shamrock Jones’, ‘Picklock Holes’, ‘Sherlaw Kombs’, several of which are by Mark Twain, Agatha Christie, and Bret Harte. Prior to release, Adrian Conan Doyle forced this book to be suppressed for infringing on his copyright. Nevertheless, it was one of three blockbuster books issued within ten days in 1944. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Neverland Books [waalre, Netherlands]
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