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    First Issue of the First Sherlock Holmes Collection

    Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1892.

    First edition, first issue, with misprint of "Violent Hunter" for "Violet Hunter" on page 317, line 23. Large octavo. 317 pages. Illustrated by Sidney Paget.

    Publisher's first state binding with no name on the street sign in the front cover illustration. All edges gilt. Floral endpapers. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell box. Moderate wear, soiling, and rubbing to boards. Corners bumped. Spine lightly sunned. Tender hinges. Scattered minor foxing. Very good condition.

    Green and Gibson A10a.


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