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    Sherlock Holmes Returns

    Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, Ltd, 1905. First English edition. Octavo. 403 pages with four page catalog bound in the back. Frontispiece and fifteen plates illustrated by Sidney Paget. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt stamped titles on upper board and spine. Housed in a half morocco over silk clamshell book box with five raised bands, gilt titles and decorated rules on spine. Binding very lightly rubbed, small corner and spine end bumps. Bookseller's small pencil notes and embossed stamp of "W.H. Smith & Son/ London" on front free endpaper. Signed by previous owner "P.W. Spring" on verso of frontispiece. Small neat ink number "2" on page one near foot. Pages over-opened between 226 and 227. Occasional small corner bends at the foot, few pages pulling away from gutter. General edge wear, few dog-eared pages, and minor foxing. A very good bright copy.

    More Information: Includes the Sherlock Holmes stories: "The Adventure of the Empty House," "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder," "The Adventure of the Dancing Men," "The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist," "The Adventure of the Priory School," "The Adventure of Black Peter," "The Adventure of Charles August Milverton," "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons," "The Adventure of the Three Students," "The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez," "The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter," "The Adventure of the Abbey Grange," and "The Adventure of the Second Stain."

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