The Secret of Goresthorpe Grange [in] Strange Secrets, Told by Percy Fitzgerald, Florence Marryat, Dutton Cook, James Grant, etc. Eight Illustrations by Sir John Gilbert, William Small, W. J. Hennessy, etc. Arthur Conan DOYLE, Sir.

The Secret of Goresthorpe Grange [in] Strange Secrets, Told by Percy Fitzgerald, Florence Marryat, Dutton Cook, James Grant, etc. Eight Illustrations by Sir John Gilbert, William Small, W. J. Hennessy, etc.

London: Chatto and Windus, 1889. [Short Stories] FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, Ex Libris Richard Lancelyn Green. Octavo (20 x 14cm), pp.[8]; 336; [32]. Advertisements dated April 1889, but published June 1889. With eight wood engraved illustrations by various artists, including a frontispiece. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and black titles to upper board, with a colour illustration of a treasure chest. All edges untrimmed; grey foliate endpapers. Quite clean internally with occasional creasing to corners and a few marks. Textblock shaken with some splitting to hinges, cloth rubbed, worn and water stained. Good. A used example as might befit the working copy belonging to Doyle's bibliographer. Item #50449

Green and Gibson C81a.

Price: £975.00

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