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61 Douglas, Carole Nelson IRENE'S LAST WALTZ
New York: Forge, (1994). 031285224X / 9780312852245 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Irene Adler and her companions arrive at a French Cottage for some well needed rest and relaxation, but when the Parisian King of Couture comes calling, more adventure ensues. 
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62 Doyle, A. Conan; Gibson, John Michael & Green, Richard Lancelyn, compiled with an introduction by UNCOLLECTED STORIES: The Unknown Conan Doyle
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1982). 038519028X / 9780385190282 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 456 pages; sources. 
"This volume brings together for the first time in book form thirty-three stories, ten of them never previously identified as the work of Doyle." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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63 Doyle, A. Conan; illustrated by N.C. Wyeth THE WHITE COMPANY
New York: Books of Wonder/William Morrow and Company, Inc., (1988). 0688078176 / 9780688078171 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-lettered russett cloth, red top-edge tint, doublespread pictorial endsheets; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Nicely produced re-issue of the Wyeth edition of Doyle's historical adventure set in the Middle Ages. Thirteen full-color illustrations on coated stock inserts. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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64 Doyle, Arthur Conan MEMORIES AND ADVENTURES
London: John Murray, (1930). Second [enlarged] edition. Blue cloth with gilt titles (tarnished and rubbed). One of 1599 copies printed. Hardcover. Officially discarded ex-lbrary copy with pocket to front pastedown endpaper, faint library stamp to the top page edges and half-title page, white call letters to the spine; mild lean to the spine, light scattered foxing, minor edge wear, else very good. 
Autobiographical writings--many previously published in Strand Magazine--here revised, expanded and integrated into a chronological memoir. Green & Gibson B34c. Octavo. 460 pages; index and advertisements. Frontispiece photo-portrait of Doyle. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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65 Doyle, Arthur Conan THE CONAN DOYLE STORIES
(Leicester): Galley Press, (1988). 0861368878 / 9780861368877 First edition thus. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, virtually as-new, in textured blue boards with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. [1202] pages! 
Massive one-volume omnibus of Doyle's six short story collections, which appeared originally thus: THE RING AND THE CAMP; PIRATES AND BLUE WATER; TERROR AND MYSTERY; TWILIGHT AND THE UNSEEN; ADVENTURE AND MEDICAL LIFE; TALES OF LONG AGO. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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66 Doyle, Arthur Conan THE LAND OF MIST
London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., (1926). First edition, first printing. Housed in an elegant green cloth and marbled paper-over-boards custom two-piece slipcase, with printed spine label. Hardcover. Faint foxing to page edges, the fore-edges of a few pages slightly crimped, else a bright, fine example in green cloth with paler green lettering and front cover cartouche; no dust jacket. 
"The great Professor Challenger has been -- very improperly and imperfectly -- used in fiction." Thus Doyle cheekily begins his third Challenger adventure, in which the daring Professor confronts the world of mediums, ghosts and spirits. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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67 Doyle, Arthur Conan THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
New York/London: The Mysterious Press, (1987). 0892962488 / 9780892962488 First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine in quarter blue leather over illustrated boards, hubbed spine with gilt-stamped titles, ribbon marker, illustrated endpapers; issued without dust jacket. Quarto. 304 pages.
An attractive edition that retains the original black-and-white and color plate illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele that first appeared in Collier's Magazine. Introduction by Andrew Malec. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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68 Doyle, Arthur Conan; Introduced by Peter Cushing SHERLOCK HOLMES: COMPLETE STORIES
London: The Folio Society, 1993. First edition thus. Boxed five-volume set. Hardcover. Two mild dampstains to the rear cover of Vol. 1 (Adventures), else a near fine to fine set in green cloth with a black silhouette motif to the spine and front cover; gilt spine and front cover titles; in the publisher's gilt-titled slipcase (near fine). 
Includes: THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES; THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES; THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES; HIS LAST BOW; and THE CASE-BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. Illustrated by Francis Mosley. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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69 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan HIS LAST BOW
(London): Leopard, (1996). 0752903888 / 9780752903880 The Sherlock Holmes Collected Edition. Hardcover. Pages mildly tanned, as expected, else fine in laminated, color-illustrated boards; in a fine dust jacket with art that echoes the boards. 
One of Leopard's smart little series of canonical reprints, in uniform editions with appealing artwork by Leigh Taylor. The introduction to this collection (first issued as a book in 1917) is by notable mystery author and critic-historican Julian Symons. 
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70 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan SILVER BLAZE
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1990). 0886823021 / 9780886823023 First edition thus, first printing. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full burgundy cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket art by Etienne Delessert. 
The disappearance of a famous race horse and the murder of his trainer lead to an investigation by Holmes. In CE's superb, eclectic series of individual stories, smartly produced, with well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket paintings. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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71 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1991). 0886834729 First edition thus, first printing. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full navy blue cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket illustration by Etienne Delessert. 
Miss Violet Smith asks Holmes to investigate the mysterious bearded man who is following her on a bicycle. In CE's superb, eclectic series of individual stories, smartly produced, with stylish, well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket art. 
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72 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
(Mankato, Minnesota): Creative Education Inc., (1990). 0886823013 / 9780886823016 First edition thus, first printing. A Creative Short Story. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in full burgundy cloth with blind-embossed vignette to front cover, gilt lettering to spine; in a fine, as-new, illustrated dust jacket. Book design by Rita Marshall. Jacket painting by Etienne Delessert. 
Holmes comes to the aid of a client whose sister's dying words referred to a mysterious speckled band. Entry in CE's superb, eclectic series of individual stories, smartly produced, with well-designed typography and original, appealing jacket paintings. 
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73 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan THE ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATED ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
(Seacaucus, New Jersey): Castle, (1981). 0890090572 / 9780890090572 Omnibus edition. Introduction by Robert O. Patterson; "A Day with Dr. Conan Doyle" by Harry How. Hardcover. Fine, in red boards with black spine lettering; in a mildly age-toned, else fine dust jacket. All 236 original illustrations by Sidney Paget, and a few photo-illustrations. 
Facsimile reproduction of non-Sherlock suspense tales from the Strand. Includes the ROUND THE FIRE series, the novel RODNEY STONE, article about Doyle's experiences in the Arctic as a ship's surgeon, more. 490 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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74 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan; illustrated by Dean Morrissey THE SPECKLED BAND
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1987). 0312572832 / 9780312572839 First edition thus: Night Lights Glow in the Dark Books. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Clever illustrated edition of the classic Sherlock Holmes yarn...each of the illustrations contains a glowing element that only comes out in the dark! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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75 Gardner, John MORIARTY
Orlando/Austin/New York/San Diego/Toronto/London: An Otto Penzler Book/Harcourt, Inc., (2008). 0151012520 / 9780151012527 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The third book in the acclaimed series in which Gardner reimagined Sherlock Holmes's arch-nemesis as a Victorian godfather, and radically revised Doyle's account of the two men's fateful confrontation at the Reichenbach Falls. 
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76 Halliwell, Leslie THE GHOST OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: Seventeen Supernatural Stories
(London): Panther/Granada Publishing, (1984). 0586059954 / 9780586059951 First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Mild age-toning, nearly invisible sticker depression to front cover, else an unread, fine copy in wraps; splendid cover painting by Gary Blyth of a bloodily dead gent on a library carpet with menacing scarecrow seen through the French windows. 
Entertaining collection of spooky yarns from the pop film historian par excellence, whose never-surpassed GUIDE was a pre-internet bible for film geeks, and whose companionable wit and sheer readability beloved by film buffs is strongly in evidence here. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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77 Harte, Bret CONDENSED NOVELS: The Two Series Complete
London: Chatto & Windus, 1903. First edition thus: first appearance of both series in one volume. Fine-paper edition. Hardcover. Very good, with some minor fading and wear, a few tiny patches of faint stain to covers, penned name to flyleaf; bound in blind-embossed red cloth with gilt spine titles; no dust jacket. 
Collection of high-spirited literary parodies, including send-ups of Doyle (a case of Hemlock Jones), Hope (a tale of Rupert of Trulyruralania), Collins, Reade, Kipling ("Jungle Folk": Moo Kow and Puskat), Corelli, Dickens, Bronte, Cooper, more! 
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78 Lescroart, John SON OF HOLMES
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1986). 0917657640 / 9780917657641 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, mildly age-toned dust jacket. 
John T. Lescroart's first novel, SUNBURN, received the Joseph Henry Jackson Award. This second novel was inspired by a lifelong interest in "Sherlockiana." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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79 McLevy, James; Edited and with an introduction by George Scott-Moncrieff THE CASEBOOK OF A VICTORIAN DETECTIVE
Edinburgh: Canongate, (1975). 0903937077 / 9780903937078 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower left corner tip lightly bumped, else fine in green cloth, spine titles gilt; in a very nearly fine cameo illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 270 pages. 
James McLevy was a prominent detective in Edinburgh during the mid 19th century, and later an author of popular crime mysteries. It has been suggested that his writings helped to inspire Arthur Conan Doyle's creation of Sherlock Holmes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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80 Meyer, Nicholas THE SEVEN-PER-CENT SOLUTION: Being a Reprint from the Reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1974. 0525200150 / 9780525200154 Third printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. Beautiful jacket painting of Sherlock Holmes by David K. Stone. 
Basis for the 1976 Herbert Ross film with Nicol Williamson as Holmes, Robert Duvall as Watson, Alan Arkin as Sigmund Freud, and Laurence Olivier as Moriarty. Watson takes Holmes to Freud to cure his cocaine habit while they investigate a kidnapping. 
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