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81 Monahan, Brent THE SCEPTRED ISLE CLUB
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312288034 / 9780312288037 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in color illustrated, glossy wraps. 
With the same acclaimed format used in THE JEKYL ISLAND CLUB, Monahan combines real historical detail with cameos of famous figures in this period mystery set in London 1905 and centered around an exclusive men's club. Conan Doyle makes an appearance. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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82 Roden, Christopher & Barbara, general editors THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE SPECKLED BAND
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1997. 1899562249 / 9781899562244 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in mauve cloth lettered in gilt; in original acetate dust jacket. Illustrated with theatre photos, vintage Sherlockian and original illustrations by Paul Lowe. Contributors include Roger Lancelyn Green, David Stuart Davies, Chris Redmond. 
One of Doyle's most celebrated tales is under the Sherlockian microscope in this tempting compendium of critical studies, including an in-depth consideration of Doyle's dramatisation of the story and a treatment of locked room yarns. Delectable. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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83 Satterthwait, Walter ESCAPADE
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1995). 0312130686 / 9780312130688 First edition, first printing. SIGNED and dated by Satterthwait in the year of publication to the title-page. Hardcover. One corner tip very mildly bruised and spine heel just slightly crimped, else near fine; in a pictorial dust jacket that shows a suggestion of wear to the extremities. 
Comic mystery pastiche set in 1921 England and featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini. "Pleasure all the way."--H.R.F. Keating. "A romp of a novel."--Laurie L. King. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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84 Symons, Julian A THREE-PIPE PROBLEM
New York: Harper and Row, (1975). 006014193X / 9780060141936 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket that shows some minor wear at the edges. 
"Something special, with an extra filip of an acotr who acts Sherlock Holmes on and off the stage. Julian Symons has not done a better story."--Dorothy B. Hughes. Essential reading for Sherlockians and Symonians. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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85 Symons, Julian A THREE-PIPE PROBLEM
New York: Harper and Row, (1975). 006014193X / 9780060141936 First U.S. edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket that shows fading to the spine panel, a common flaw in this issue. 
"Lovely. Aside from the splendid puzzle and the life-size view of television behind the screen, there is a bittersweet quality rare in today's fiction."--Dorothy Salisbury Davis. Immensely engaging novel about a TV Sherlock who must solve a real crime. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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86 Symons, Julian THE KENTISH MANOR MYSTERIES
(New York): Viking, (1988). 067082142X / 9780670821426 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-illustrated dust jacket featuring a still life of desk lamp, revolver and syringe. 
Fictional British TV Sherlock Holmes--actor/amateur sleuth Sheridan Haynes--returns; this time to match wits with notorious American millionaire and Doyle afficionado, Warren Waymark in this follow-up to Symon's ingenious A THREE PIPE PROBLEM. 
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87 Thomas, Donald THE EXECUTION OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: And Other New Adventures of the Great Detective
New York: Pegasus Books, (2007). 1933648228 / 9781933648224 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Once again, Thomas masterfully presents tales of the iconic Holmes and his loyal assistant Watson, this time in settings that vary from a resort town and a university museum to a foul cell in the pit of London's abandoned and infamous Newgate prison. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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88 Todd, Peter; Farmer, Philip Jose, introduction THE ADVENTURES OF HERLOCK SHOLMES
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1976. First edition, limited to 250 numbered copies SIGNED by the author of the introduction, Philip Jose Farmer. This copy is #139. Hardcover. Tape-removal marks to all endpapers, pen mark to front free endpaper, mild creasing to spine ends, else near fine; in a dust jacket with minimal wear to spine head. 
This is Todd's first collection of Sherlock Holmes parodies, with illustrations drawn by Lewis R. Higgins for the original 1915-16 GREYFRIARS HERALD magazine appearances; by the author of the famous Billy Bunter series for the British schoolboy magazine. 
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