The Adventure of the Dying Detective [and] The Horror of the Heights [and] How it Happened [and] The Poison Belt, Chapter 6 [and] To the South Pole: Captain Scott's Own Story [and] Back to Back [and] Keeping Watch [and] The Weaker Vessel [and] Bits of Life [and] The Journal of Aura Lovel [and] Keeping it from Harold [and] The Torch [and] Wet Magic [in] The Strand Magazine. Volume 46, complete. Arthur Conan DOYLE, Captain R. F. SCOTT, W. W. JACOBS, O. HENRY, Barry PAIN, P. G. WODEHOUSE, E. NESBIT, Richard MARSH, Richard Bernard HELDMANN.

The Adventure of the Dying Detective [and] The Horror of the Heights [and] How it Happened [and] The Poison Belt, Chapter 6 [and] To the South Pole: Captain Scott's Own Story [and] Back to Back [and] Keeping Watch [and] The Weaker Vessel [and] Bits of Life [and] The Journal of Aura Lovel [and] Keeping it from Harold [and] The Torch [and] Wet Magic [in] The Strand Magazine. Volume 46, complete.

London: George Newnes, July to December 1913. [Literary Magazine] FIRST APPEARANCES. Octavo (24 x 18cm), pp.iv; 802; viii. With frequent black and white, and occasional dichromatic, illustrations. Publisher's cyan cloth with gilt titles to spines and black titles and decoration to uppers. All edges speckled red. Ink library stamps of Trinity College, Carmarthen, with a red 'Withdrawn' stamp, to endpapers. A bookseller's label also to front pastedown. A nice crisp, clean copy in bright covers. Some toning and wear to spine; date added by hand in black ink to tail. Very good. An important volume of the Strand Magazine, containing excerpts from Captain Scott's diaries, which later appeared in full in 'Scott's Last Expedition' (1913). Also containing numerous short pieces by various authors, including a Sherlock Holmes short story, and an early contribution from Wodehouse. Item #58997

Price: £475.00

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