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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
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113
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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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, illustrations, original light blue pictorial cloth gilt, spine blocked in gilt, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, slightly bumped at head and foot of spine, some light rubbing to corners of boards, some spotting;

[with]: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. George Newnes, 1894, 8vo, FIRST EDITION, half-title, frontispiece, illustrations, original dark blue pictorial cloth gilt, spine blocked in gilt, all edges gilt, patterned endpapers, slightly bumped at head and foot of spine, light rubbing to corners of boards, some spotting to foreedge of text block, occasional browning, bookplate; together in collector's green cloth folding box (2)


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Literature

Green & Gibson A10a, A14a; Sadleir 739, 746

Catalogue Note

Doyle's celebrated stories, here in their first editions in book form, first appeared in The Strand Magazine in 1891. They rapidly gained in popularity and circulation of the magazine quickly doubled. The illustrations were provided by Sidney Paget.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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