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QUEEN, Ellery [pseud. of Frederic Dannay & Manfred Bennington Lee].

The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes.

Published: Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1944

Stock code: 96867

Price: £825

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First edition, first printing, signed limited edition. Number 115 of 125 copies signed by Ellery Queen “for presentation to friends and admirers of Sherlock Holmes at the Sherlock Holmes dinner held March 31, 1944, Murray Hill Hotel, New York City.” This collection of 33 stories about Sherlock Holmes was written by writers other than Conan Doyle, and includes contributions from Vincent Starrett, Agatha Christie, Ellery Queen, J. M. Barrie, Mark Twain, and O. Henry.

Octavo. Original black cloth, spine and front board lettered in black on red, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 2 illustrations. Spine cracked but holding, hinges tender, tips rubbed. A very good copy in the bright jacket that has a few nicks to extremities.

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