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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892
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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892
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LOT SOLD. 4,000 GBP
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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892
8vo, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (with "Violent Hunter" for "Violet Hunter" on p.317), half-title, numerous half-tone illustrations by Sidney Paget; 

[with:] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. George Newnes, 1894 [1893]
8vo, FIRST EDITION, half-title, frontispiece and numerous half-tone illustrations by Sidney Paget; uniform full dark blue morocco, spines gilt in compartments with motifs of magnifying glasses, hats and pipes, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, together in collector's blue cloth and morocco slipcase, very occasional spotting (2)


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Green and Gibson A10a and A14a; Sadlier 739 and 746

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITIONS IN BOOK FORM, the stories having been initially published in The Strand Magazine. The first Holmes and Watson story appeared in towards the end of the magazine in July 1891, but quickly became one of the most popular features with circulation quickly doubling.

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