single page item is a reproduction of the first page of Sir
Arthur Conan Doyles classic story, The Memoirs of Sherlock
Holmes. It makes for a terrific piece to frame and decorate
a study or bedroom!
page is standard 8.5" x 11" in size and has been
hand antiqued via our own unique paper aging process to achieve
a look you wont find anywhere else.
actual page contains the following text (though please note
that the formatting and font will be different as viewed on
this page see photo for exact formatting and look!):
of Sherlock Holmes
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
I. Silver Blaze
am afraid, Watson, that I shall have to go, said Holmes,
as we sat down together to our breakfast one morning.
Dartmoor; to Kings Pyland.
was not surprised. Indeed, my only wonder was that he had
not already been mixed up in this extraordinary case, which
was the one topic of conversation through the length and breadth
of England. For a whole day my companion had rambled about
the room with his chin upon his chest and his brows knitted,
charging and recharging his pipe with the strongest black
tobacco, and absolutely deaf to any of my questions or remarks.
Fresh editions of every paper had been sent up by our news
agent, only to be glanced over and tossed down into a corner.
Yet, silent as he was, I knew perfectly well what it was over
which he was brooding. There was but one problem before the
public which could challenge his powers of analysis, and that
was the singular disappearance of the favorite for the Wessex
Cup, and the tragic murder of its trainer. When, therefore,
he suddenly announced his intention of setting out for the
scene of the drama it was only what I had both expected and
should be most happy to go down with you if I should not be
in the way, said I.
antiqued paper is delicately laced with a subtle hint of gold
in the creases creating an almost magical look. (Although
its difficult to catch with a camera, you can see in
the image below how the shimmering is caught in the light)
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