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Various - The Strand Magazine July-December 1928

London, George Newnes, 1928. Bound volume of the magazines.  Ex-Lib (Kansas City, Mo.) with inkstamp to all edges, bookplate to front pastedown. Perforation stamp spelling 'Public Library/Kansas City/MO' to front free endpaper. Hinges reinforced.  The Strand magazine was published monthly from January 1891 until 1950 and ran a combination of fiction and non-fiction and was profusely illustrated.  Best known for introducing Sherlock Holmes to the world in its July 1891 issue, this bound set covers the second part of 1928 and contains a non-Holmes Doyle tale, The Story of Spedegue's Dropper, which is about cricket.  Front cover of the first and rear cover of the last issue bound in.  Illustrated with drawings, a few in color, and photographs. $45.00.

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