Category: Modern First Editions

THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Stock code: 9054

Author / Artist:

Conan Doyle, Arthur

Publisher:

London: George Newnes. 1892

Description:

First edition in book form, first issue (the binding without the name on the street sign in The Strand Library device on front cover and 'Violent Hunter' for 'Violet Hunter' on page 317). Illustrated by Sidney Paget. Original light blue cloth with gilt titles and black illustration to the front and spine. All edges gilt. An excellent very good copy, the boards with light rubbing to the extremities and the gilt remaining bright. The contents are entirely complete and without inscriptions or stamps. The pages are clean with only the occasional light spot of foxing to the margins. The inner hinges are a little cracked but holding firm. A nice copy, entirely without repair or restoration, scarce thus.

Price:

£3,850.00

Notes:

A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. (Green and Gibson A10a).