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DOYLE, [Sir] A[rthur] Conan

The green flag and other stories of war and sport.   London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1900

8vo. [vi], 348 pp., plus 4 pa Frontispiece. Rebound in red cloth, original upper cover laid down, sunned at spine and edges of lower cover. Ownership inscription to recto of frontispiece, small bookseller's label to front paste-down. $225.00

First edition of this collection of short stories. "It is difficult to make a volume of short stories homogeneous , but these have this in common, that they concern themselves with war and sport-a fact which may commend them to the temper of the times. Such as they are, I have chosen them as the fittest survivors out of the tales which I have written during the last six years."


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