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Autograph Arthur Conan Doyle Mourning Paper C 1900 Undershaw Sherlock Holmes For Sale
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Autograph Note Signed: Arthur Conan Doyle on black-bordered ("mourning") paper
undated, but embossed heading of UNDERSHAW, HINDHEAD, SURREYwould suggest1897-1907 which is when Doyle and his wife, Louise, lived there. She died in 1906 and the house (Undershaw)was sold the following year. Doyle wrote The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902)and The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1904)while living there. Upper left corner lists: TELEGRAMS - HINDHEAD STATION - HASLEMERE
The note says: My dear Bangs, (John Kendrick Bangs?)You are indeed a good fellow. All thanks to you. Yours warmly, Arthur Conan Doyle (full signature)
*****************Perhaps this was Doyle's response to Bangs' dedication to Doyle in The Pursuit of the Houseboat or The Dreamers A Club (both of which are listed this week in my sales)*******************
ANS measures about 4 3/8" x 7." It has beenfolded once. See scan.Notepaper opens up as shown on scan (8 3/4" x 7"), inside is blank.
Very Good Condition, a very attractive piece of Doyle memorabilia.
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Autograph Arthur Conan Doyle Mourning Paper C 1900 Undershaw Sherlock Holmes: $329