ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE "The Adventure of Silver Blaze" FIRST EDITION IN STRAND MAGAZINE. Quite possible the only surviving copy of the rare HARDCOVER edition of this historic publication, and possibly, of any single issue of the Strand Magazine containing a Sherlock Holmes story. It is the December, 1892 issue of the Strand Magazine, which contained the Sherlock Holmes story The Adventure of Silver Blaze.
The Silver Blaze is certainly the most famous story ever written about a race horse, and one of the greatest Sherlock Holmes stories. In this story, Holmes utters the infamous line referring to "the curious incident of the dog in the night-time, " to which the Scotland Yard detective objects, The dog did nothing in the night-time." And Holmes responds: "That was the curious incident. " This is a special hardcover edition of the single issue, with a gold stamp marking the issue with a gold crown and the words "Royal Edition. In addition, the volume in inscribed by the author of the first article. Very good in cloth covers, comes in a custom-made slipcase. The item "ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE The Adventure of Silver Blaze 1ST EDITION IN STRAND MAGAZINE" is in sale since Sunday, May 22, 2016.
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