"The Adventures; The Memoirs; The Return; The Last Bow; The Case-book" - published as a five-book collection / set in 1994 in 8vo olive/khaki cloth hardbacks with similarly coloured slipcase by The Folio Society. All the books are illustrated by Francis Mosley. The slipcase and books are all in very good condition, with some scrape marks and scuffs to the bottom of the box (as you'd expect since this is the surface in most contact with other surfaces that the item is sitting on).
There is a blemish, or scuff to the surface on the right hand side of the slipcase and also on the back surface, top right. The books are neat, clean & tidy and hardly used (bindings are stiff and the pages are clean & bright). The Adventures: (Introduced by Peter Cushing). "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" is a collection of twelve detective stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous literary creation, Sherlock Holmes. Contained within this collection are the following tales: A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-headed League, A Case of Identity, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Five Orange Pips, The Man with the Twisted Lip, The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, The Adventure of the Speckled Band, The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb, The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor, The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet, and The Adventure of the Copper Beeches. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of eleven detective stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous literary creation, Sherlock Holmes. Doyle had intended that this collection be the final stories of Holmes and Watson and killed off the beloved detective in the last story in this collection, The Final Problem, which contains the infamous confrontation between Holmes and his arch-nemesis, the criminal Moriarty, at the Reichenbach Falls. However, the public clamored for more tales of their favorite detective and Doyle brought Holmes back in The Hound of Baskervilles and the short story collection The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Stories included: Silver Blaze; The Yellow Face; The Stockbroker's Clerk; The Gloria Scott; The Musgrave Ritual; The Reigate Squires; The Crooked Man; The Resident Patient; The Greek Interpreter; The Naval Treaty; The Final Problem. The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of thirteen detective stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous literary creation, Sherlock Holmes. These tales originally appeared in magazines in 1903 and 1904 and were published together as a collection in 1905. Contained within this collection are some of Doyles own personal favorites of all the Holmes stories, such as: The Adventure of the Empty House, which addresses the mystery of how Holmes had escaped death at the hands of the diabolical Professor Moriarty. "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder" The Adventure of the Dancing Men, the detectives heart-pounding race to solve a mysterious code and save his clients life. "The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist".
"The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton". "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons".
"The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter". "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange". "The Adventure of the Second Stain". Originally published in 1917, His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of eight previously published detective stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, starring his most famous and enduring literary creation, Sherlock Holmes. Five of the stories were published in The Strand magazine between September 1908 and December 1913.
The eight Sherlock Holmes stories collected here. The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge.
The Adventure of the Cardboard Box. Which was first published in Strand Magazine in 1893 and appeared in some British editions of the The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. It is the tale of murder, disfigurement, infidelity, and betrayal between sisters that many readers of Victorian England found to be shocking and brutal. The Adventure of the Red Circle. The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans.
The Adventure of the Devil's Foot. The War Service of Sherlock Holmes, which was first published earlier in 1917 in Strand Magazine. His Last Bow is a departure from the usual Holmes story in that it is told in third person, rather than the typical first-person narrative told from the perspective of Dr. It is also a spy story rather than a detective tale and follows Holmes and Watson as they find and apprehend German spies and protect British secrets during World War I. Is the final set of twelve Sherlock Holmes short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle first published in the Strand Magazine between October 1921 and April 1927.
The Adventure of the Illustrious Client. The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier. The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone.
The Adventure of the Three Gables. The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire. The Adventure of the Three Garridebs.
The Problem of Thor Bridge. The Adventure of the Creeping Man.
The Adventure of the Lions Mane. The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger. The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place. The Adventure of the Retired Colourman. Please note - this item is heavy at 2.9kg.
Please note that we do not sell to Russia, North Korea, Iran, or Belarus. The item "Sherlock Holmes 5 Book Box Set By Arthur Conan Doyle (1994, Folio Society, hbk)" is in sale since Friday, October 2, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
The seller is "dribblinshoon" and is located in Langley Park. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1994
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Fiction Subject: Classic Literature
- Binding: Hardback
- Weight: 2900g
- Illustrator: Francis Mosley
- Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
- Language: English
- Character Family: Sherlock Holmes
- Publisher: Folio Society
- Place of Publication: United Kingdom
- Special Attributes: Slipcase