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Cover of: The sign of four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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From the book:Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantel-piece and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case. With his long, white, nervous fingers he adjusted the delicate needle, and rolled back his left shirt-cuff. For some little time his eyes rested thought-fully upon the sinewy forearm and wrist all dotted and scarred with innumerable puncture-marks. Finally he thrust the sharp point home, pressed down the tiny piston, and sank back into the velvet-lined arm-chair with a long sigh of satisfaction. Three times a day for many months I had witnessed this performance, but custom had not reconciled my mind to it. On the contrary, from day to day I had become more irritable at the sight, and my conscience swelled nightly within me at the thought that I had lacked the courage to protest. Again and again I had registered a vow that I should deliver my soul upon the subject, but there was that in the cool, nonchalant air of my companion which made him the last man with whom one would care to take anything approaching to a liberty. His great powers, his masterly manner, and the experience which I had had of his many extraordinary qualities, all made me diffident and backward in crossing him.

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Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantelpiece, and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case.
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52 editions First published in 1890

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Publish date unknown, Nelson
The sign of four
in English
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Publish date unknown, Pitman
The sign of four
in English - New era ed.
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Publish date unknown, Murray
The Sign of four
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1890, Spencer Blackett
The sign of four
Microform in English
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1890, Spencer Blackett
The sign of four
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1890, I. Pitman & sons, ltd.
The sign of four
in English - Century ed.
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1900, T.Nelson
The sign of four
in English
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1908, Smith, Elder & Co.
The sign of four
in English - New ed.
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1908, Smith, Elder & co.
The sign of four.
in English - New ed.
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1910, Isaac Pitman
The sign of four
- [Centenary ed.]
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1913, Nelson
The sign of four.
in English
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1913, T. Nelson
The sign of four
in English
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1928, Murray
The sign of four.
in English
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1928, C. Scribner's Sons
The sign of four
in English
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1950, John Murray
The sign of four
in English
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1974, J. Murray, : Cape
The sign of four
in English
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1975, Pan Books
The sign of four
in English
Cover of: Kaitō no takara
1976, Popurasha
Kaitō no takara
in Japanese - Shohan.
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1977, Doubleday
The sign of four
in English - 1st ed. in the U.S.A.
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1979, Longman
The sign of four
in English - (1st ed. reprinted) / with an introduction and notes by Anthony Laude.
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June 24, 1982, Penguin (Non-Classics)
The Sign of Four
in English
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June 24, 1982, Penguin (Non-Classics)
The Sign of Four
Paperback in English
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May 1985, Dh Audio
The Sign of Four
Audio cassette
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1985, Gallery Books
The sign of four
in English
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1985, Heinemann Educational
The sign of four =
in Multiple languages - Retold version.
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May 1986, Galley Pr
The Sign of Four
Hardcover
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June 1987, Buccaneer Books
Sign of Four
Library binding in English
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June 1987, Troll Communications
Sign of Four (Watermill Classics)
Paperback in English
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1987, Grafton
The sign offour
in English
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1992, Listen for Pleasure
The Sign of Four
Unknown Binding
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1992, Heinemann E.L.T.
The sign of four
in English
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July 30, 1993, Macmillan Education
The Sign of Four
Unknown Binding
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June 25, 1998, Penguin Audiobooks
The Sign of Four
Audio Cassette
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August 3, 1998, BBC Audiobooks
The Sign of Four (BBC Radio Collection)
Audio cassette
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October 13, 2000, Broadview Press
The Sign of Four
Paperback in English
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2001, Penguin
The sign of four
in English
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2001, Broadview Press
The sign of four
in English
Cover of: El signo de los cuatro
2001, Valdemar
El signo de los cuatro
in Spanish - 1a ed.
Cover of: The Sign Of Four (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)
January 30, 2002, Audio Book Contractors, Inc.
The Sign Of Four (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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2004, 1st World Library
The Sign Of Four
Perfect Paperback
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September 30, 2004, 1st World Library
The Sign of Four
Paperback in English
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January 2004, Naxos Audiobooks
The Sign of Four
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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February 2004, Pavilion Press
Sign of Four
Paperback
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February 2, 2004, BookSurge Classics
The Sign of Four
Paperback in English
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2005, eBooksLib
The Sign of Four
eBook in English
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October 2005, 1st World Library
The Sign of Four
Hardcover in English
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May 30, 2005, Quiet Vision Pub
A Sign of Four
Paperback in English
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May 25, 2005, Macmillan ELT
The Sign of Four
Paperback - New Ed edition
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2006, 1st World Library
The Sign of Four
E-book in English
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February 8, 2007, Headline Review
The Sign of Four
Paperback - New Ed edition
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2007, ImPress
The sign of four
in English
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2008, Penguin Group UK
The Sign of Four
E-book in English

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