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Book Description: Doyle and Stead had known each other though their interest in Spiritualism.William Thomas Stead (1849-1912) was an important British journalist during the Victorian era, credited with establishing tabloid journalism as editor of the Pall Mall Gazette. Stead was among those who sailed and died on the Titanic in 1912. Doyle would have been the ideal reviewer of Stead's posthumously published book supposedly communicated through a medium to Stead's daughter. The full title is, "Communication with the Next World, the Right and the Wrong Methods, a Text Book given by William T. Stead from 'Beyond the Veil' Through Madame Hyvver [a medium] Edited by Estelle W. Stead, original volume of 1921.London." Doyle and Stead had been duped into believing that the stage magicians, Julius and Agnes Zancig had psychic powers and performed telepathy. In 1924 the Zancigs confessed that their mind reading was a trick. Doyle complains of his use of a day for writing the book review. ÒThis has taken a whole day of my time when a day could very ill be spared. Here it is Ð the best I could do.Ó Signed, ÒA. Conan Doyle.Ó He begins his positive review of SteadÕs book on Spiritualism. "Too much have we suffered upon Shakespeare's who cannot write, Shelley's who cannot scan and Coleridges who have lost all visibility of thought.I have seen a few cases.where.all my literary instincts told me that it was the man himself. I remember for example a very beautiful piece of English purporting to come from Oscar Wilde which contained a description of the Arctic Sea, 'waters of foaming jade' which was as clearly his as if I had seen him write it. This little book may also, in my.constitutes the clearest revelation which we have had of the nature and difficulties of mediumship as seen from the other side.this strange and sacred power.Of all forms of mediumship the intuitive or indirect appears to be the most safe. It is this one with which I am myself most familiar as I have a supreme example of it in my own family.Ó He closes with the overview that the book bears Òthe mark of deep thought and mellow wisdom. Nothing of greater authority has ever appeared on the subject, though it is only the advanced psychic student who will appreciate how weighty are the judgments expressed." Signed in full, "Arthur Conan Doyle.". Bookseller Inventory # 2534

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Book Description: Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1930., 1930. 24 volumes. Strictly Limited Edition of 760 numbered sets, the first volume of each set SIGNED by the Author. This set is numbered 589 in vol.I; number space blank in other volumes. Superb in a recent binding of mid brown half morocco leather with two green title labels and volume number in gilt to spines with gilt raised bands, brown cloth boards, top edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece to vol.I. A fine set. This edition was designed to succeed the 1903 Author's Edition. The Crowborough is the only comprehensive collected works of Doyle and is becoming an increasingly rare set to find. Bookseller Inventory # 41779

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Works [Author's Edition]

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Book Description: London John Murray, 1903. The Author’s Edition DOYLE, [Sir] Arthur Conan. [Works of Arthur Conan Doyle]. London: John Murray; 1903. Author’s Edition. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, signed by the author. Twelve octavo volumes. Photogravure frontispieces and plates after Arthur Twidle, Sidney Paget, B. West Clinedinst, and W.B. Wollen. Descriptive tissue guards. Bound by Bayntun in three-quarter red calf over red cloth boards. Spines decoratively tooled in compartments, blue and green morocco leather lettering labels. Marbled endpapers. Ån excellent set. Comprising: The White Company; Micah Clarke; The Refugees; Rodney Stone; Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes; A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four; The Great Shadow and Uncle Bernac; A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus; Tragedy of the Korosko and The Green Flag; The Stark-Munro Letters and Round the Red Lamp; and The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard. "The author considered this edition of his works to be of great importance: he revised parts, and added notes and a number of special introductions.Because of [his] friendship with Reginald Smith, he agreed to sign the thousand copies of the English issue. He was not, however, prepared to do the same for the American publisher [D. Appleton and Company].The English issue also has the further attraction of having two illustrations in each volume rather than one" (Green and Gibson). Green and Gibson A60. HBS 66489. $11,000. Bookseller Inventory # 66489

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Works of Arthur Conan Doyle.

DOYLE, Arthur Conan.
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Book Description: Doubleday, New York, 1930. hardcover. Book Condition: very good(+). Limited. The Crowborough Edition. Number 300 of 760 sets, signed by Doyle. Issued in the year of Doyle's death, this was intended to be the complete and definitive edition of his fiction. The spine label varied shades of tan, otherwise the set is in excellent, sound condition. 24 volumes, original linen backed boards, paper labels. N.Y.: Doubleday Doran, 1930. Limited Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 150412

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Book Description: George H. Doran Company (1921), New York, 1921. Hardcover. First American Edition. Original green cloth; illustrated with black-and-white photographic plates. INSCRIBED and SIGNED in full on the title page by the creator of Sherlock Holmes to Arthur Edward Stilwell, one of America's last empire builders of the gilded age: "Yours in the great cause of Spirit-/Arthur Conan Doyle,/May, 31/22." Laid down on the front free endpaper is a card from the Ambassador Hotel in New York on which Doyle has written a short letter of about 40 words arranging a meeting with Stilwell and SIGNED "Hurriedly,/A Conan Doyle." Laid in are 2 further AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED (ALSs) by Doyle to Stilwell, both SIGNED as "A Conan Doyle." In a letter on both sides of a note card of the White Star Line dated June 29 Doyle writes: "I have read your book 'THE LIGHT.' It is a very level & workmanlike production, with no high lights, but never sinking below a good quality. I agree with your publishers that it would be better not to allude to the Brownies. I hope some path may open up for your Spiritual labours. I have written about you in my little book . I have left nothing undone to smooth your way." The other letter is on one side of stationery from a telegraph office near Doyle's home. Doyle begins by telling Stilwell that "I am full of sympathy but it is simply impossible for me to fall into your Brownie scheme." Doyle then goes on to describe his itinerary for a tour of America. He also mentions fellow spiritualist Rev. Vale Owen and tells Stilwell that he has mentioned him to Lloyd George. Also included is a Third Edition of Stilwell's book UNIVERSAL PEACE--WAR IS MESMERISM,1911. Arthur Edward Stilwell was the founder of Port Arthur, Texas, and the Kansas City Southern Railway. Stilwell claimed to be guided by spirits--which he called "Brownies"--in many of his decisions. According to SYBIL LEEK'S BOOK OF THE CURIOUS AND THE OCCULT, "Several times he escaped death by following his intuition. He was spiritually informed that he should build a railroad line south from Kansas City to Galveston on the Gulf of Mexico. At a point twenty-nine miles from Galveston, Stilwell's 'guide' told him to stop work and that the railroad must not go to Galveston or it would mean his personal ruin and death to thousands. He had a vision of a prosperous city struck down by a tidal wave and destroyed. There were angry protests from his investors when he announced his change of plan, but Stilwell followed his voices. He directed the route toward a comparatively little known spot on the coast, now Port Arthur. Four days after the completion of the railroad terminating in Port Arthur, a mammoth tidal wave swept along the coast of Texas and practically destroyed Galveston, reducing it to a shambles of death and destruction. Port Arthur escaped and became the center for the relief work for the stricken city. Stillwell became known as Lucky Stilwell, as his visions were corroborated a dozen times by actual events. He wrote books about his experiences and in 1910 predicted World War I, the collapse of the Russian aristocracy, and the restoration of Palestine to the Jews." Stilwell's luck apparently ran out as a company he organized to build a railroad connecting Kansas City with the Pacific Ocean was forced into receivership in March 1912. Ironically, oil was discovered under its tracks and was to contribute to the fortune of its receiver William T. Kemper. Stilwell died of apoplexy on 26 September 1928. His distraught wife, Jennie, committed suicide by jumping out the window of their New York apartment thirteen days later. The Stilwells were said to have left an estate of only a thousand dollars. Some rubbing to the cloth of the Doyle book with a little fraying to one spine edge. The letter on White Star Line stationery is a little wrinkled and soiled and has a vertical crease. The other two letters are Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 016954

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A Superb Signed Portrait

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Book Description: An excellent signed 8.5" X 11" formal portrait by Arthur Conan Doyle. The author is shown in a contemplative half-length pose, and has signed boldly to the lower border in fountain pen ink, "With all thanks for kindness shown, Arthur Conan Doyle, New York, June 3rd 1914". In very fine condition. Extremely rare in this format. Bookseller Inventory # 000119

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The Crowborough Edition of the Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (24 volumes)

DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan
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Book Description: 1930. DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan. The Crowborough Edition of the Works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 24 volumes. 8vo., bound in original tan cloth-backed boards. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1930. "The Crowborough Edition was intended to be a complete and definitive edition of the author's works of fiction. [Doyle] was to have revised each book, written new prefaces, and arranged the stories in their final order. Unfortunately he was prevented from doing so by illness and by his other commitments. [The Crowborough Edition] reprints the introductions from the Author's Edition, but otherwise is set from the existing editions without any corrections" (Green and Gibson A, 61). A fine copy of the The Crowborough edition of Doyle's works, limited to 760 numbered sets. The set is signed on the limitation page by Arthur Conan Doyle in volume one. Bookseller Inventory # 150486

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Book Description: Doubleday Doran & Co: Garden City, NY, 1930. 22 of 24 vols. Frontis portrait in vol 1, 9 x 5.75", cloth backed boards; tep, vp, covers a bit worn and darkened, a few spine labels chipped or worn, minor spotting to covers else a decent set, missing volumes 2 (His Last Bow) and 24 (Memories and Adventures). LIMITED TO 760 NUMBERED SETS, VOLUME ONE IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE, CREATOR OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. Bookseller Inventory # 97-9473b

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

DOYLE, [Sir] Arthur Conan (1859-1930). BIRO, Val.
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Book Description: London, John Murray 1963., 1963. Original painting for the 1963 edition of 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' by the popular and prolific illustrator Val Biro. Image size appox. 9x12 inches, colour gouache on artboard, landscape format. Overall dimensions 10x 15 inches. Artists' pencil notation to margin. Cover scene is a stunning design capturing the dark mystery of London at the end of the 19th century. Signed by the artist. Fine. Horne, Alan. The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators: 106-107. Bookseller Inventory # 29982

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Book Description: Doubleday, Doran, Garden City, 1930. Cloth-backed boards. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. 24 volumes, octavo; frontispiece portrait in first volume, rubricated title-pages. Bound in linen-backed tan boards, paper spine labels, gilt signature facsimile on covers, top edges gilt. Inner hinge cracked (easily repairable) in Volume I. A clean, tight set. 8.75" x 6" This is #550 of 760 sets, with Volume I signed on the limitation page by A. Conan Doyle. (The limitation notice and set number precede the half-title of each volume.). Bookseller Inventory # 036186

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The White Company. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth

DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN
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Book Description: New York Cosmopolitan 1922, 1922. First Edition Thus. Signed presentation copy from N.C. Wyeth inscribed: ÒWith warmest regards to E.K. Robinson from the illustrator, N.C. Wyeth, Dec. 1922.Ó E.K. Robinson was the literary man who wrote on Kipling and founded and edited the a magazine called Country-Side (1905-15) and is best known for writing "nature-studies." Illustrated in color by N.C. Wyeth. Maroon cloth with printed color pictorial label on front cover. Top edge gilt. Near fine clean copy without dust jacket. Scarce signed. Bookseller Inventory # 11610J

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Book Description: South Africa: Not published, 1900/01, 1900. Photograph (77 × 82 mm). Inscribed on the verso. Minor crease to photograph not affecting the main image. Excellent condition. A privately-taken and uncirculated inscribed photograph of Arthur Conan Doyle in South Africa, where he served as a senior physician during the Boer War. This privately-taken photograph depicts Doyle standing waist-deep in a large hole, surrounded by detritus. The inscription on the verso of the image reads, "Xmas wishes. Pulling out of a hole in South Africa – like the British Empire. A Conan Doyle". Doyle was intensely patriotic, and wrote two best-selling books based on his experiences during the conflict, The Great Boer War (1900) and War in South Africa: its Cause and Conduct (1902). "The latter, translated into many foreign languages and braille, became the major international advocate of the British case in the controversial war, and bowing to his mother's insistence a somewhat reluctant Conan Doyle accepted a knighthood for it in 1902" (ODNB). Bookseller Inventory # 78054

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Hand Written Letter By Sherlock Holmes Creator

Arthur Conan Doyle
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Book Description: UK, 1904. This is a stunning handwritten letter from one of the greatest story tellers of all time. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1859-1930. Creator of Sherlock Holmes and the wonderful Hound of the Baskervilles. Fully written by hand piece and full signature 'Arthur Conan Doyle', on adress headed paper "Undershaw, Hindhead, Haslemere" Dated 23rd May 1904, to an unnamed recipient, 'I regret that the pressure of my many engagements makes it impossible for me to give the address you suggest. With sympathy and good wishes for the success of your meeting.' This is the most beautiful presentation and is offered with full provenance. Purchased from a world renowned UK auction house and with full reference details supplied to the buyer. A simply wonderful letter from one of the world's greatest story tellers. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 001427

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THE VITAL MESSAGE

DOYLE, Arthur Conan
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Book Description: Hodder & Stoughton, 1919. First edition. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the title page to fellow author and spiritualist, Mrs Desmond Humphreys, "With all greetings to a fellow work, Mrs Desmond Humphreys, from Arthur Conan Doyle, Dec 1919". Original black cloth lettered in gilt, in scarce buff printed dustwrapper. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, which shows some wear to the corners with the head of the spine internally reinforced with tape. Four photographic plates. Eliza Margaret (Desmond) Humphreys (1850-1938) was a noted romantic novelist writing under the nom de plume of Rita and, like Conan Doyle, became interested in spiritualism later in life. Her work, The Truth of Spiritualism, was also published in 1919. Bookseller Inventory # 23331

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CONAN DOYLE, ARTHUR
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Book Description: An autograph letter signed from Doyle to an unknown correspondent written during WWI. He thanks his correspondent for their "generous offer" but regrets that he "could not deliver the goods" and that "a great deal of one’s time goes in war work of one form or another". Signed at the close "Arthur Conan Doyle". One page, personal Windlesham letterhead, January 4, 1916. Accompanied by a mailing envelope addressed in Doyle’s hand to Professor William Craig in Philadelphia and an original cabinet photograph of Doyle. The three items could make an impressive presentation piece. Measures 203x126mm. In very good condition, with intersecting folds (vertical fold to 'C'), scattered light soiling, and light handling wear with a few small edge tears to letter, and light soiling to photo with a few edge losses to mount. In full: "Your cabled offer is a generous one but alas I could not deliver the goods-not up to a decent sample anyhow. You can well understand that we are entirely preoccupied at present and that a great deal of one’s time goes in war work of one form or another. Thank you none the less.". Bookseller Inventory # F71425AA

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Autograph letter, signed, to his Norwegian translator

CONAN DOYLE, ARTHUR
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Book Description: Scottish author (1859-1930), Conan Doyle is most famous for his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and revolutionised the genre of crime fiction. Holmes himself would eventually earn a place among the most familiar and durable characters in the annals of English literature, and his exploits would inspire countless incarnations on stage and screen. A charming autograph signed letter from Conan Doyle to Mrs Brochmann. Brochmann was the Norwegian translator for a number of Sherlock Holmes stories, some of which were serialised in the Norwegian newspaper 'Verdensgang'. One page (written on one side), Undershaw letterhead, no date (but early 1900s). Signed in a clear hand at the close "A. Conan Doyle". Measures 180x116mm and is unframed. In very good condition, with some age related toning. Sherlock Holmes related material signed by Conan Doyle is particularly rare. In full: "I was very touched by the heliographing. That was beautiful. Remember I shall be very vexed if you do not let me know exactly what expenses you have been put to in the mater. Now do not forget. I also want some copies when the pamphlet comes out. It does me good to see it in 'Verdensgang' even when I do not understand a word. Yours very truly.". Bookseller Inventory # F101289

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Book Description: nd actor William Gillette landed the role for which he will alwaysbe rememberedSir Athur Conan Doyle won eternal renown forhis tales of detective Sherlock Holmes, withhis later plays and works, such as science fictionnovels, being almost completely forgotten.His Sherlock Holmes stories were generallyconsidered to be a milestone in crime fiction,and have been reproduced on stage and screenmore times than can be imagined. Actors fromBasil Rathbone to Jeremy Brett to the more recentRobert Downey Jr., have graced the stageand silver screen in that role. One might saythe name Sherlock Holmes is one of the mostrecognizable in the world.Doyle began to believe that the stories werestifling him as a writer and became bitter aboutthe hype surrounding his sleuth. In 1893, possibly due to this anger andresentment, he killed off Holmes in ÒThe Final Problem.Ó However, afterkilling off his memorable character, Doyle realized that he would be in needof income, so he decided to write a play about Holmes and Watson in theirfirst years as detective partners. After a time, the script ended up in thelap of a young American Broadway producer named Charles Frohman whothen traveled to London to meet with Doyle. It was there that Frohman suggesteda new adaptation of the play starring the then-famous Wiliam Gillette,an American actor, playwright and stage manager. Doyle agreed, andit is in this fashion that Frohman obtained the staging rights for what wouldbecome the first great entertainment portrayal of Holmes. In a famous telegramexchange between Gillette and Doyle, after Gillette became enamoredof the role, he wrote, ÒMay I marry Holmes?Ó To which Doyle responded,ÒYou may marry him, or murder or do what you like with him.ÓIn this letter we see reference to many things Holmesian. It appears that aproducer has written to Doyle asking permission to stage a performanceof Sherlock Holmes. Doyle responds with this Autograph Letter Signed,Windlesham, Crowborough, Sussex, November 8, 1908. ÒDear Sir, I have noobjection but you must also get permission from Mr. Frohman. You had better writeto his representative.Aldwych TheatreÉÓIt is clear that Doyle, still harboring resentment for his creation, does notcare if the person stages a play or not. However, since Frohman had therights, he rightly insists that he contact FrohmanÕs representative to worksomething out. A very interesting letter referencing very early arrangementsmade by Doyle to allow for the production of stage adaptations of his SherlockHolmes stories. This was to be the genesis of the many plays, televisionshows and movies that have been made since. Bookseller Inventory # 9673

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Book Description: London: Hodder and Stoughton 1913, 1913. Strange tale. INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPY, SIGNED BY DOYLE. Octavo, pp.199, with numerous full-page illustrations by Harry Rowntree. Publisher's mid-blue pictorial cloth, titled in gilt to the spine, tooled in black to upper. Some light wear, faint mark to rear panel backstrip a touch toned. Very good indeed. The second Professor Challenger fantasy, of which fewer copies than "The Lost World" - published the year before - were printed. A first-rate sequel to 'The Lost World' which continues the adventures of one of the most memorable characters in speculative fiction. Brilliant, witty, insufferable, and blessed with a booming voice and a huge black beard, Professor George Challenger is an eccentric and able champion of the human race. This is the second impression, 30th August 1913, incribed to the title page "With Homage to Belgium / Arthur Conan Doyle". The recipient is Rene de Chochor, director of the author's estate whose main responsibility was to negotiate all the many contracts for cinema and ensure that copyrights were respected. A fine association. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature [252]. Green and Gibson; A Bibliography of Arthur Conan Doyle. Provenance: Ex-Christies 4074, lot 271. Bookseller Inventory # 40734

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A Visit to Heven.

DOYLE, Arthur Conan.) DOYLE, Mary Conan.
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Book Description: Hindhead: Privately printed, 1899, 1899. Sextodecimo. Original blue-grey wrappers printed in black. In an envelope inscribed with the title and author. Lightly rubbed. An excellent copy. First edition, one of a limited edition of 200 privately printed copies. Inscribed on the upper wrapper "With the authors love". A short story by the daughter of Arthur Conan Doyle, with the charming spelling and grammar mistakes of a nine-year-old retained. Bookseller Inventory # 60420

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Autograph Letter Signed

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Book Description: Hardcover. ("A.C. Doyle") in black fountain pen ink on his Greyswood Beeches, Haslemere letterhead. 4 3/8" x 7 1/8; 1 page with integral leaf; no date, but ca. 1910. Framed together with a halftone photograph of Doyle in an antique style black and gold wooden frame with double matte; frame size: 17 1/8" x 14 5/8". To [Samuel S.] McClure: "My dear McClure Many thanks for you kindness. Esquemeling I have but the other two are new to me. I'll do my best to produce something readable. Yours very truly A. Conan Doyle Thanks also for the magazines" (probably issues of McClure's magazine). This letter probably refers to his Pirate Tales and "Captain Sharkey." The McClure Company held the American copyright to several of these stories, as well as some the Sherlock Holmes stories. See Green & Gibson pages 212-213. Doyle (1859-1930), Scottish-born physician and author; creator of master detective Sherlock Holmes, one of the literary world's most famous characters. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 602417

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THE VITAL MESSAGE.

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Book Description: Hodder and Stoughton,, London:, 1919. First edition. DOYLE, Arthur Conan. THE VITAL MESSAGE. [Green & Gibson B25a]. Twelvemo, black cloth stamped in gilt on spine, 228 pages, illustrated (including reproductions of "spirit" photographs). Inscribed by A. Conan Doyle on the half-title page: "Dear C. H.-- the true facts. Yours sincerely, A. Conan Doyle." Spine and extremities of the binding are moderately rubbed, with two very short tears to cloth at crown, half-title page and rear flyleaf are moderately tanned, else a very good, bright copy, with the text fresh and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 56614

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Rodney Stone SIGNED ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE Edition

Arthur Conan Doyle
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Book Description: Bloomsbury, UK, 1896. First Edition. This is a beautiful original hand signed edition of Sir Arthur Conan, Rodney Stone. A beautiful and rare Conand Doyle first edition, signed by the author to head of title as shown. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. Original cloth, light mark to upper cover, [Green & Gibson A20a], 8vo, 1896. True UK 1st Edition. Superbly presented and offered in it's original form. Without question a most important Conan Doyle books. A centre piece of any Arthur Conan Doyle collection. A genuine hand signed autographed book, where Conan Doyle has signed the book page. Auotographed Arthur Conan Doyle books are very hard to come across, especially such goo early examples. Here is a fantastic Arthur Conan Doyle signed book. Arthur Conan Doyle has signed this book beautifully as shown. Not secretarial. 100% genuine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001708

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The Lost World

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Book Description: Hodder and Stoughton, UK, 1912. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good ++. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 1st Edition 1912. Signed by what appears to be by a Conan Doyle. I have been unable to work out who it is. With photographic portrait frontispiece of members of the expedition, plates and map. In particularly fresh, clean publisher's pictorial mid-blue cloth with bright gilt titles to spine and bright gilt illustration of Challenger to upper, titled and bordered in white. Book is very good++ and bright. Recased retaining the original endpapers and complete spine. Rear board very slightly lightened n areas. Contents very good. A nice example of a book that normally appears in poor condition with the added mysterious Conan Doyle family signature. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. Ref 4319. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 008273

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Book Description: Doubleday and Company, New York:, 1953. hardcover. with a preface by Christopher Morley, and an introduction by John Dickson Carr. No. 124 of only 147 copies printed. both volumes in very good condition. 8vos. textured cloth bindings with brown leather spines. 1323 pages. Doyle?s signature is on the limitation page tipped in for this very limited edition. spines color faded, though gilt is still bright. missing the slipcase. 2 volume limited edition, SIGNED by Doyle on the limitation page. Bookseller Inventory # 78536

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Document Signed

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Book Description: Soft cover. ("A. Conan Doyle"), London, June 19, 1893. Oblong 4to. 1 page, with contemporary docketing (including "c/o AP Watt"); A partly printed H.M. customs form with manuscript insertions, authorizing Messrs, Williams and Norgate to import for his own use, 7 copies of the edition published in Leipzig by Berhard Tauchnitz, of his novel "The Refugees: A Tale of Two Continents," and one copy each of future Tauchnitz editions of his works. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 500162

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38 VOLUME SET - THE MASTERPIECES OF SCIENCE FICTION (SCI-FI) (Leather Bound)

Arthur C. Clarke, Jack London, Kate Wilhelm, Hal Clement, Gregory Benford, Brian Aldiss, A. E. Van Vogt, Frederic Brown, Ward Moore, Fred Hoyle, Arthur Conan Doyle, Isaac Asimov, Ursula K. Le Guin, Budrys, Roger Zelazny, Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, and More
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Book Description: Easton Press Edition. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+; Very Good+; 38 volume set. Leather bound collection accented in 22kt. Gold. Books range from Very Good+ to Fine condition. No bookplates attached. Titles include: Downbelow Station, Mission of Gravity, 2001 A Spacy Odyssey, A Case of Conscience, Before Adam, Timescape, Hothouse, The World of A, What Mad Universe, Bring the Jubilee, The Black Cloud, The Einstein Intersection, The Poison Belt, Tau Zero, The Travels of Marco Polo, Dragonflight, Rogue Moon, The Dispossessed, Around the Moon, From The Earth to Moon, Time Machine, This Immortal, Way Station, To Your Scattered Bodies Go, The Fountains of Paradise, Stand on Zanzibar, Odd John, Lest Darkness Fall, The Humanoids, A Time of Changes, The of the Triffids, The Forever War, The Demolished Man, The Big Time, and Gateway. Gateway is signed by author. Bookseller Inventory # 53204

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Book Description: Soft cover. ("Arthur Conan Doyle") in black fountain pen ink on his engraved Windlesham, Crowborough, Sussex letterhead, May 18, 1914. 4 3/8" x 7"; 1 page; very good (two old mailing folds greatly exaggerated by the scanner; minor signs of handling); 1914. In part: ".Let it wait, if you don't mind, till my return on July 11th. I'll see what coins I have left at the bottom of the bag by that date.Yours sincerely.Arthur Conan Doyle." Doyle delays paying a bill until July 11th. Doyle (1859-1930), born May 22, 1859, Edinburgh, Scotland; died July 7, 1930, Crowborough, England; Scottish-born physician and author; creator of master detective Sherlock Holmes, one of the literary world's most famous characters. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 602548

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Arthur Conan Doyle
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Book Description: John Murray, UK, 1929. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 1st Edition 1929. Inscribed by the author to the title page. 'with all kind rememberance from Arthur Conan Doyle' Book is very good+ with light rubbing to edges. Light marks to spine and boards. Contents good with light and heavy foxing to some pages . More images can be taken upon request.Ref 6399/9401. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 011431

Book Description: Soft cover. to insert in your first edition of Doyle's "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes." To dear Sir: "I shall put up at Newcastle on Monday night. I shall be happy to accept the Mayor's kind offer of hospitality for Tuesday night. Will you kindly let him know as I have no name or address. I shall bet him know when I get. probably in the late afternoon or Tuesday. My wife will be with me this time. I am sincerely A. Conan Doyle.". Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 500158

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Book Description: Soft cover. ("A Conan Doyle") in black fountain pen ink on Gloucester Hotel letterhead, Weymouth, August 14 [no year, ca. 1915]. 5 1/8" x 8 1/8"; 1 page; very good (small stain left corner). To newspaper editor [Ralph D.] Blumenfeld, agreeing to write an unspecified article: "Certainly I will do so. Give me your very latest date as I am supposed to be having a rest. I should charge you 25 guineas." Doyle (1859-1930), Scottish-born physician and author; creator of master detective Sherlock Holmes, one of the literary world's most famous characters. Blumenfeld (1864-1948), newspaper journalist and longtime editor of the Daily Express, London (1902-1932). Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 602137

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