London: George Newnes, July 1901 - July 1902. [Literary Magazine] FIRST APPEARANCE of the famous Sherlock Holmes novel with illustrations by Sidney Paget, many of which are ONLY AVAILABLE IN THIS ISSUE. Additionally the Hound plates are larger than those used in the book-form edition. Also contains an interview with Sherlock Holmes actor William Gillette plus H.G. Wells' time-travel story 'The New Accelerator' and his 'Story of the Inexperienced Ghost'. In two volumes. Octavo (24 x 17cm), pp.iv; 804; pp.iv; 724; 120. With many photogravure illustrations and wood engravings. Contemporary red leather-grained cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt to backstrip, floral green endpapers, all edges speckled red. Internally clean with a little spotting to first and final leaves only, bindings show minor wear. A very good set indeed. Item #50945
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