25 volumes of The Strand Magazine. Includes dozens of Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes.First published by George Newnes in the Strand. Jan 1891 to June 1903. Volumes I-XXV of this popular Victorian periodical. Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed. These books weigh approx 40 KG when packed. In their lovely original bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. The Strand Magazine was a monthly magazine founded by George Newnes. The work was an interesting mix of fictional tales as well as articles of general interest. Comprising of numerous Sherlock Holmes adventures. These volumes contain all the Sherlock Holmes Adventures until the character's initial death in the 1893 volume with the tale'The Final Problem'. Following this, there was an eight-year hiatus of Holmes tales, until due to public pressure Conan Doyle released The Hound of The Baskervilles which can be found in the 1901 and 1902 volumes of this work. The Hound of the Baskervilles is set before Holmes' death. The short story collection of Sherlock Holmes tales found to these works are The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes in addition to the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. Short stories from the collections include'A Scandal in Bohemia','The Adventure of the Speckled Band','The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb' and more.
Other articles include writings on Queen Victoria's doll collection,'The Queen's Hindustani Diary' by Moulvie Rafiuddin Ahmad,'a Chapter On Ears' (A selection of photographs of the ears of famous ladies),'Stories from the Diary of a Doctor','The Handwriting of Thomas Carlyle','The Handwriting of Alfred Lord Tennyson' and more. Externally, very smart with some fading to the spines of several volumes. Small patches of light rubbing to the spines, mostly at the head and tail. All volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with the odd spots throughout.
The item "Sherlock Holmes 25 1st edition vols The Strand Magazine Conan Doyle 1891-1903" is in sale since Monday, March 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "film_buff_mac_duff" and is located in Greater London.
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