The Sign of the Four

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The Sign of the Four  (1890) 
by Arthur Conan Doyle

THE SIGN OF FOUR




BY

A. CONAN DOYLE

AUTHOR OF
'MICAH CLARKE,' 'THE FIRM OF GIRDLESTONE,' 'THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLESTAR,' ETC., ETC.




LONDON
SPENCER BLACKETT
MILTON HOUSE, 35, ST. BRIDE STREET, E.C.
1890
[All rights reserved.]

CONTENTS

CHAPTER   PAGE
I. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION 1
II. THE STATEMENT OF THE CASE 21
III. IN QUEST OF A SOLUTION 34
IV. THE STORY OF THE BALD-HEADED MAN 46
V. THE TRAGEDY OF PONDICHERRY LODGE 71
VI. SHERLOCK HOLMES GIVES A DEMONSTRATION 89
VII. THE EPISODE OF THE BARREL 110
VIII. THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS 138
IX. A BREAK IN THE CHAIN 161
X. THE END OF THE ISLANDER 185
XI. THE GREAT AGRA TREASURE 207
XII. THE STRANGE STORY OF JONATHAN SMALL 221

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