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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It was first published in year 1892.

This is the first collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories, originally published as serialised single stories in The Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892[1] with original illustrations by Sidney Paget. The book was published in England on 14 October 1892 by George Newnes Ltd and in a US Edition on 15 October by Harper. The initial combined print run was 14,500 copies.

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  1. Wolfreys, Julian (1996). Introduction to The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Ware: Wordsworth Classics. pp. vii, 115. ISBN 1-85326-033-9.
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