Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    A. Conan Doyle. Mysteries and Adventures. London: [1889]. First edition.
    A. Conan Doyle. Mysteries and Adventures. London: Walter Scott, [1889]. First edition. Twelvemo. 249, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's green cloth over beveled boards, spine stamped in gilt, boards stamped in blind; all text block edges trimmed and gilt; purple endpapers. Spine skewed; spine ends gently pushed and a bit worn; minor wear along joints; mild rubbing to boards; light wear and bumping to edges and corners. Gatherings slightly jostled, a couple sprung, but still sound; top edge dusty with gilding a bit tarnished; a couple of hairline splits starting at front hinge; previous owner bookplate at front pastedown detached and laid in, leaving behind a rectangle of residue; previous owner signature at front free endpaper; interior of text block softly dulled from age; spine split between a handful of gatherings, but still sound. Near fine. With bookplate of Edgar Wadsworth Smith. ALS from English bookseller Bertram Rota laid in, along with his catalog description. Goldscheider 558.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    5th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 21
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 246

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 March 4 Rare Books Signature Auction Books Signature Auction - New York .

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,566,538