New York, NY: H.M. Caldwell Company, no date [circa 1897]. [Sherlock Holmes] PIRATE EDITION. Octavo (17 x 12cm), pp. 216 . With a photographic frontispiece of the author and four engraved plates by Hutchinson. Publisher's green cloth with titles and decoration in silver and red to spine and upper. Black ink ownership to front fly-leaf, dated January 1898. Toned to edges and endpapers, and lightly rubbed to cloth. Far superior to the usual pirate edition. 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 #57203
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