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    A[rthur]. Conan Doyle. A Study in Scarlet. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1890. First U. S. edition, cloth issue. Twelvemo (7 x 4.5625 inches; 179 x 115 mm.). 214, [2, ads] pages. Publisher's light blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt and stamped in black, front board lettered and stamped in black; all edges trimmed; brown rosebud endpapers, flyleaves. Spine just slightly leaning; light wear to corners and spine ends; corners softly bent; lettering and stamping on front board lightly worn; single, nearly invisible blister to cloth on front board; small bubble and a touch of soiling to the rear board. Some occasional very light spotting to page edges; slightly over-opened at page 75 and at the first page of ads; two tiny splashes to title-page. Overall, still a beautiful, near fine copy, housed in a custom clamshell case. Green & Gibson A.1.b. The first Sherlock Holmes novel. From the KoKo Collection.

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