London: John Murray, 1929. [Detective Fiction] FIRST EDITION of this omnibus volume; the first collected edition of the original four Holmes novels, with a brand new preface from Conan Doyle. Octavo (18 x 12cm), pp.640; , advertisements. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper, red top edge, pictorial dust-jacket priced at 7/6. Dusty/toned to edges of text block and extremities, jacket with some chips, sunned to spine. A used copy, yet rather scarce in the wrapper. Item #54328
'A Study In Scarlet' listed in '100 Books That Shaped World History' [Raftery, 2002]. Green and Gibson A58a.
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