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#481 - Arthur Conan Doyle Estimate: $8,000+

"I shall read from my own tales, some extracts from the Sherlock Holmes methods of reasoning"

ALS signed “A. Conan Doyle,” one page, 4.5 x 7, Moorlands, Hindhead letterhead, February 24, 1897. Letter to an unnamed publisher, in full: "I am giving a reading for the Indian Famine Fund next Monday at 3 in the Queens Hall Langham Place. Sir Walter Besant takes the chair. If you could give me a line to say so you might help a most needful charity. I have advertised for a week in your columns, but it is liable to be overlooked or forgotten. I shall read from my own tales, some extracts from the Sherlock Holmes methods of reasoning. 'The Drive from Brighton' in Rodney Stone, a scene from 'Brigadier Gerard,' another from 'The Refugees' and a tale which has not appeared in book form. I certainly should not trouble you if it were not for a charity." In fine condition. Letters with Doyle mentioning his most famous creation are extremely rare and highly desirable.

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