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  1. First edition, 2 volumes, first title in first issue state with blank street sign to vignette of upper board. Large 8vo, 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 perhaps a little rubbed BUT a distinctly superior set of the definitional volumes of Holmseian short stories.

    £12,500
  2. First edition, first impression; 8vo; frontispiece and 7 plates, tissue guard at frontispiece; publisher's dark blue cloth titles to upper board in white, device to upper board and titles to spine gilt. Minor repair to gutter of the frontispiece, a little shaken, one plate reinserted. A decent copy nonetheless.

    £750
  3. First edition, first impression; 8vo; black-and-white illustrations by Sidney Paget, including frontispiece, scattered light foxing, otherwise unmarked internally, patterned endpapers; publisher's blue cloth, gilt and black text to upper board and spine, Strand Library device on upper board, all edges gilt, extremities rubbed, hinges cracked but holding, overall a very good copy; 279pp.

    £2,250
  4. First edition, first impression, first issue (with 'you' for your on page 13, line 3. ); 8vo; frontispiece and 15 full-page illustrations by Sidney Paget; publisher's red cloth, decoration and titles to upper board in black and gold and to spine gilt, contemporary ownership inscription to the half title page, spray of foxing early and late, a few very minor flecks to upper board but withal a very nice copy and quite uncommon thus.

    £6,250
  5. First edition; 8vo; frontispiece and 9 plates, 5 illustrations, 32pp. publisher's catalogue at end, blind-stamped 'presentation copy' on title, some foxing, tape burns to free endpapers, small contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper; publisher's brown pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt to spine, a very good copy, with facsimile dust-jacket.

    £650
  6. First edition, first impression; 8vo; 16pp. advertisements, small paper flaw to margin of front free endpaper, small stain to tip of the final few leaves, small blindstamp to front free endpaper; publisher's yellow cloth, decoration and titles to upper board and spine in blue and black, a little rubbed and marked, spine slightly browned, small stain to lower fore-corner of lower cover, but a very good copy of a very pretty book.

    £180
  7. First edition; small 8vo; some minor toning and thumb-marking, text-block trimmed; rebound in later red morocco-backed cloth.

    £950
  8. 3 vols, first edition; 8vo; splitting to a few endpapers, each front free endpaper with contemporary ownership inscription; publisher's green cloth blocked in black wit gilt letting to spines, some minor bumping, a few minor marks upper cover of vol.II, overall very good.

    £750
  9. First edition; 8vo; frontispiece and illustrations by Gordon Browne, minor spotting to endpapers; publisher's pictorial cloth, a very good copy.

    £175
  10. First edition; 8vo; frontispiece and vignette illustrations by Gordon Browne, stain to p.81, some splitting at gatherings, but overall internally very good; publisher's dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front decoratively stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, some minor rolling and rubbing to spine, light rubbing, overall very good.

    £320
 

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