The Speckled Band [An Adventure of Sherlock Holmes]. Arthur Conan DOYLE, Sir.

The Speckled Band [An Adventure of Sherlock Holmes].

London: Samuel French, 1912 [actually 1923]. [Crime drama] FIRST EDITION. Third of four issues [impressions]; textually the same, but with slight differences concerning wrapper styles and imprints. This issue with French's address on the upper cover showing as '25 West 45th Street' and word 'Publisher' [singular], p.126 lists twenty-three plays, rear cover advertises seven other plays (fourth issue lists five). Small octavo (18 x 12cm), pp.1-124; [125], advert for Doyle and Gillette's play 'Sherlock Holmes'; [126], list of Jennings plays ; [127-8], blank. Publisher's brown paper wraps, titled in black to spine and front panel, theatrical ads taking up the space on the inside panels. Ink inscription, nominal wear to covers; a fine copy. Item #55363

Green and Gibson A36a.i. Harold Locke p.22.

Price: £450.00

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