Two First Edition Sherlock Holmes Collections

    Arthur Conan Doyle. Two First Editions, including: The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1905. First English edition. Small octavo. [8], 403, [1, publisher's imprint] pages. No ads at rear. Sixteen engraved plates including the frontispiece. Modern blue morocco over blue cloth boards with gilt spine titles inside five raised bands. Top edge gilt. Scattered foxing throughout. Page 17-18 loose. A very good copy in a beautiful binding. [and:] The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes. London: John Murray, [1927]. First edition. Octavo. 320 pages. Modern binding by Bayntun of turquoise polished leather with gilt titles and decorations on the spine inside five raised bands. Gilt double-fillet borders on boards with decorative gilt turn-ins. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Joints mildly cracked and worn. Minor edge wear. Light even toning and scattered minor foxing to textblock. A very good copy. Both the third and last Sherlock Holmes collections in one bid.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 713

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2017 December 10 Civil War & Militaria Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    She had just received her check, and was calling to tell me how very pleased she is with every aspect of her dealings with Heritage – your expertise and assistance, the accuracy of the estimate range, the paperwork explaining all the details, the check ar
    Robb Morgan,
    Glendale, CA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 June 11  Arms & Armor , Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 June 11 Arms & Armor , Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $949,301