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Mair Macjigger

Author
Title Mair Macjigger
Imprint Glasgow: Gowans & Gray ; London: R. Brimley Johnson
Date of Publication 1903
Language English
Notes This is a short work of fiction in which the character Sherlock Holmes travels to Edinburgh and Portobello to hunt for Mair Macjigger. The front cover features an illustration of a sullen cigarette-smoking youth in a tam o'shanter. The front cover of this book states that this is the third edition completing 20,000 copies. Inside are dates for the first three editions, all dated within 12 days of each other in August 1903. No Sherlock Holmes or Arthur Conan Doyle websites appear to mention this book.
Shelfmark FB.s.946
Acquired on 18/09/08
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