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    First Issue of the First Sherlock Holmes Collection

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

    Sumptuously bound in black morocco with gilt titles, rules and designs inside five raised bands on the spine and gilt floral borders on the boards. All edges speckled red. Marbled endpapers. Minor bowing to the front board. Scattered minor foxing. Very good condition overall in a beautiful and sturdy binding.

    Green and Gibson A10a.


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    June, 2010
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