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Doyle, Arthur Conan - A Study In Scarlet

London, Ward Lock, 1987. Facsimile of Beeton's Christmas Annual Magazine from 1887, noteworthy for the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.  This is a digest-sized magazine limited to 50 copies, SIGNED on the title page by Jean Conan Doyle and inscribed 'This was my father's first Sherlock Holmes story.'  Jacketed and slipcased. Fine condition. $375.00

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