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The Strand Magazine
02 - London - George Newnes 1891 - Volumes I-XXIV of this popular Victorian periodical. In a lovely half calf binding with gilt stamping to the spines. The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by George Newnes. The work was an interesting mix of fictional tales as well as articles of general interest. Comprising of numerous Sherlock Holmes adventures. Thesevolumes contain all theSherlock Holmes Adventures untilthe character's initial death in the 1893 volume with the tale 'The Final Problem'. Following this there was an eight year hiatus of Holmes tales, until due to public pressureConan Doylereleased The Hound of The Baskervilles which can be found in the 1901 and 1902 volumes of this work. The Hound of the Baskervilles is set before Holmes' death. The short story collection of Sherlock Holmes tales found to these works are The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes in addition to the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. Short stories from thecollections include 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'The Adventure of the SpeckledBand', 'The Adventure of theEngineer's Thumb'and more. Other articlesinclude writings on Queen Victoria's doll collection, 'TheQueen's Hindustani Diary' by Moulvie Rafiuddin Ahmad, 'a Chapter On Ears' (A selection of photographs of the ears offamous ladies), 'Stories from the Diary of aDoctor','The Handwriting of Thomas Carlyle', 'The Handwriting of Alfred Lord Tennyson' and more. Condition: In half calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, very smart with some fading to the spines of several volumes. Small patches of light rubbing to the spines, mostly at the head and tail. Heavierrubbing to the tail ofvoumes I, III, IX, XIV, XV, XVIII, XVIX, XX and XXIV. Front board and joint to volume II is rubbed with loss to the extremities. Light rubbingto the front joint of volume XIX. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spots throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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