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DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [with] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

Stock Code
106913
London, George Newnes, 1892
£12,500

Produced in significant numbers at the time but heavy and heavily read through the years, copies do not survive often in anything approaching the condition of the present set. The hinges are tight and original, the gilding bright and fully legible.

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Description

First editions; 2 vols, large 8vo; first title in first issue state with blank street sign to vignette of upper board, all edges gilt, both volumes illustrated throughout by Sidney Paget; publisher's light blue and dark blue cloth gilt respectively, spines very lightly rolled, gilt to spines a little rubbed but a distinctly superior set of the definitional volumes of Holmseian short stories.

Bibliography

Green and Gibson A10a; A14a.

Stock ID:106913

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