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    Arthur Conan Doyle. First Editions of Two Sherlock Holmes Books, including: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1892. First edition. Large octavo. 317 pages. Many illustrations by Sidney Paget. Light blue illustrated cloth over beveled boards. Later state binding with name added to the street sign on the illustration. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. All edges gilt. Flower-patterned endpapers. [and:] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1894. First edition. Large octavo. 279 pages. Many illustrations by Sidney Paget. Dark blue illustrated cloth over beveled boards. Gilt lettering to front board and spine. All edges gilt. Feather-patterned endpapers.

    Professionally repaired hinges. The bindings of both books are slightly leaning. Bright, tight books in very good condition. In custom solander box with marbled boards and blue morocco backstrip with raised bands and gilt lettering.

    Green and Gibson, A10a and A14a.


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    March, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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