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THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
The story was first published monthly in the Strand Magazine, Aug. 1901 - Apr. 1902, with 60 illustrations by Sidney Paget. The first book edition was published on 25 Mar. 1902 by G. Newnes Ltd. in an edition of 25,000 copies. The first American edition by McClure, Phillips & Co. on 15 Apr. 1902 in an edition of 50,000 copies.
MY DEAR ROBINSON: It was your account of a west country legend which first suggested the idea of this little tale to my mind. For this, and for the help which you gave me in its evolution, all thanks.
Yours most truly,
|David Soucek, 1998|