London: George Newnes, 1902. [Sherlock Holmes] FIRST SOUVENIR EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.xx; 224. With illustrations by Hutchinson, including a frontispiece and several plates. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration to spine and upper. Top edge gilt; cracked-earth patterned endpapers. Blue ink ownership to front fly-leaf, dated 1941. Offsetting to endpapers; light occasional spotting throughout. Cloth rubbed to spine and board edges. Very good. A Study In Scarlet (1887) was the first Sherlock Holmes novel, featuring the debut case for the great amateur detective Sherlock Holmes and his new-found colleague, the narrator Dr. John Watson. Item #57309
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