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['Blue-bound volumes of the Strand']

The original Sherlock Holmes appeared mostly in the Strand magazine, which published all 56 of the short stories and two of the four novels between 1891 and 1927. The magazine, founded by George Newnes and edited by Herbert Greenhough Smith, was probably the most successful of the many publications created to cater to a newly literate middle and working class in late Victorian Britain. Most volumes of the Strand are now available online through
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