Chicago, MI: W.B. Conkey Company, no date [circa 1900]. [Sherlock Holmes] PIRATE EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.175 ; 14 . Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine, and black decoration to spine and upper. Extremely heavily browned and brittle. Fly-leaf very delicate; nearly detached. Light wear to cloth, but sporting insect damage to top edge and joints. Spine a little sunned. 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. Very randomly paired with a short story by De Maupassant. Item #57831
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