The Voyage of the 'Flowery Land' : place not specified : autograph manuscript signed, ca. 1901.

Record ID: 
Accession number: 
MA 3167
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930.
Purchased as the gift of Mr. Frederick A. Melhado, 1978.
1 item (13 p.) ; 32.6 x 20.5 cm

This manuscript was prepared for and intended to be published in the Strand Magazine as no. 4 of the series Strange Stories from Life in early 1901, but it was not published there.


A fair copy of the story as intended for publication in 1901, with some autograph corrections. Heading on p. 1 reads "Strange Studies from Life / IV / The voyage of the 'Flowery Land.'" Signed "A. Conan Doyle" on p. 13.

Housed in: 
Red quarter leather slipcase (34.4 cm)
Sale (London, Christie's, March 8, 1978, lot 333); purchased as the gift of Frederick A. Melhado, 1978.