DescriptionArthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, Limited, 1894. First edition. Very good.
First edition. Large octavo. 279 pages. Frontispiece and numerous textual illustrations by Sidney Paget.
Publisher's dark blue illustrated cloth over beveled boards with gilt and black lettering to front board and spine. All edges gilt. Floral endpapers. Moderate shelf wear to the boards with mildly rubbed corners and spine ends. Both hinges cracked but still strong. Internal contents clean with only minimal scattered foxing. A very good copy.
Contains eleven stories featuring the world's first consulting detective and his faithful Watson, including Holmes's "demise" at the Reichenbach Falls in "The Final Problem."
Green and Gibson, A14a.
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