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    A. Conan Doyle. The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1902. First edition. Octavo. [viii], 358, [2] pages. Frontispiece and fifteen additional inserted plates by Sidney Paget. Publisher's red cloth; spine lettered and stamped in gilt; front lettered in gilt with gilt and black decoration. All edges trimmed. Original plain endpapers. Expertly recased and joints reinforced with vast majority of original spine preserved. Cloth slightly darkened, particularly at spine; color correction applied to a small area of gilt on front near hound silhouette. Top edge of spine toned. Endpapers foxed with reinforcement visible at hinges; faint marginal thumbsoiling and evidence of dog-earing scattered throughout. Small spots of red staining to interior of clamshell at spine. About very good. Housed in custom one-quarter black morocco over black cloth felt-lined book-backed clamshell. Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.

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