First Editions of Sherlock Holmes in Bayntun-Rivière BindingsArthur Conan Doyle. First Editions of Two Sherlock Holmes Books in Bayntun-Rivière bindings, including: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1892. First edition. Octavo. 317 pages. Many illustrations by Sidney Paget. Light blue full morocco over boards. Raised bands. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Original first state cover and spine bound in rear. [and:] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1894. First edition. Octavo. 279 pages. Many illustrations by Sidney Paget. Dark blue full morocco over boards. Raised bands. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Original cover and spine bound in rear. Both volumes bound by Bayntun-Rivière with leather chosen to match the original blue cloth, and font on the front boards to match that of the Newnes edition's titles. In single slipcase. Fine.
Green and Gibson, A10a and A14a.
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