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    A. Conan Doyle. Two Copies of Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. New York: 1894. First U. S. edition, one "New and Revised."
    A. Conan Doyle. Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1894. First U. S. edition. Octavo. vi, 281, [1, blank], [6, publisher's ads] pages. Frontispiece and twenty-five additional inserted plates. Publisher's light blue cloth, spine and front lettered in gilt with decorative stamping in black; all text block edges trimmed. Spine ends slightly rolled; cloth a bit wrinkled toward head of rear joint; mild discoloration along joints; a couple tiny spots of soiling to front board. Text block edges very slightly dulled; front hinge starting to split from top, but still sound; previous owner signature at front free endpaper. Very nearly fine. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.

    [Together with:] Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1894. First U. S. edition, "New and Revised." Octavo. vi, 259, [1], [4, publisher's ads] pages. Frontispiece and twenty-three additional inserted plates. Publisher's light blue cloth, spine and front lettered in gilt with decorative stamping in black; all text block edges trimmed. Spine ends worn and starting to fray; backstrip sunned, with a bit discoloration near and along board edges; small red spot-stain to front board; mild wear along bottom edge; corners tapped. Text block slightly dulled from age; bookseller stamp and previous owner signature at front free endpaper. Near fine. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.


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