The Adventures and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. With illustrations by Sidney Paget. Arthur Conan DOYLE, Sir.
The Adventures and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. With illustrations by Sidney Paget.

The Adventures and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. With illustrations by Sidney Paget.

London: George Newnes Ltd., 1892 and 1894. [Detective fiction; short stories] FIRST EDITIONS, earliest issue. Two volumes. Quarto (24 x 17 x 8cm), (I) half-title, title, pp. 317, (II) half-title, frontispiece, title, pp. 279. Elegantly bound in half navy blue oasis morocco, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, fleece-lined cloth slipcase with ribbon pull. A few light marks within otherwise generally clean contents. Binding as new. A fine set in attractive recent leather bindings. 'Adventures' features the misprint 'Violent Hunter' for 'Violet Hunter' p. 317. Item #61680

DeWaal. Green and Gibson [A10a], [A14a]. BMC No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'. Graham Greene and Dorothy Glover; Victorian Detective Fiction [128], [129], (1966). See also Cooper and Pike [p115-119], Eric Quayle; Detective Fiction, Hardwicke; Complete Guide to Sherlock Holmes (1986), Keating; Sherlock Holmes and his World (1979).

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