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Book Description

1st edition, 2nd issue. The stories by Conan Doyle are The Great Keinplatz Experiment; The Mystery of Sasassa Valley; The Captain of the Pole-Star; and John Barrington Cowles, they are marked with the delta symbol. The other stories are The Ghosts of Cottenall Court; A Debt of Honour; Ghosts; A Weird Story of Bruges; Selecting a Ghost; How Brown Awoke at the Right Moment; Why New Houses are Haunted; and An Extra Passenger.
Dealer Notes
Originally published by Redway in 1887 in 3 vols entitled Dreamland and Ghostland. (1st edition, 1st issue). Because of poor sales the stories were reissued the following year as individual volumes with cancelled title pages, Ghost Stories and Presentiments being the third volume of the first issue. The publication of these stories in book form by Conan Doyle in 1887 predates the publication in book form of A Study in Scarlet, and so is the author's first appearance in book form. Sadleir 741. COPAC.Muir. Points, 2nd series.
Author (DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan, contributor).
Date (1888).
Binding Blue pictorial cloth, spine slightly dulled.
Publisher London. George Redway.
Condition A very good copy.
Pages 308, 12 of adverts.

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