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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by George Newnes, London (1892)

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Editions, First Printings of both books SIGNED by Doyle on a handwritten letter laid into the first book. A spectacular set in excellent condition. The "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" has the First Issue point without the name on the street sign in The Strand Library device on front cover and 'Violent Hunter' for 'Violet Hunter' on page 317. Both books are bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth. The bindings for each book are tight, with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the books. Overall, a fabulous set of both books in collector's condition SIGNED by the author. We buy Doyle First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-16348441498

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Arthur Conan Doyle on a handwritten letter laid into the book. A fantastic copy. This is the TRUE FIRST Edition without the name on the street sign and "Violent" for "Violet" on page 317. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's grey cloth with BRIGHT gold lettering on the boards. The binding is tight with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A stunning copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Doyle First Editions. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-16348442021

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; [together with]: DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

Published by London: George Newnes Ltd, 1892 & 1894 (1894)

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Item Description: London: George Newnes Ltd, 1892 & 1894, 1894. Together 2 works, quarto. Original pale and dark blue cloth respectively, titles to spines and front covers gilt, pale grey patterned endpapers, top edges gilt. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper of Memoirs. A couple of hinges cracked, with small repair, light foxing to contents. An unusually bright and clean set, far better than usually met with. Illustrated throughout the text by Sydney Paget. First editions of the first two great collections of Holmes stories. The first collection, Adventures, is the first issue with the misprint "Miss Violent Hunter" on page 317, and the blank street sign in the vignette to the front cover. The textual error continued through three further printings, but from the second impression onwards the street sign was corrected to read "Southampton Street". There are no corresponding issue points for Memoirs. Green & Gibson A10; A14. Bookseller Inventory # 117114

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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: DOYLE, Arthur Conan

DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Published by London George Newnes (1892)

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Item Description: London George Newnes, 1892. The Fine "Ellery Queen" Copy DOYLE, A[rthur] Conan. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1892. First edition, first issue with no street name on the front cover, "Violent" for "Violet" on page 317. Large octavo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches; 235 x 160 mm). [4], 317, [1, printer’s imprint], [2, blank] pp. With 104 illustrations by Sidney Paget in the text. Provenance: Detective story writers "Ellery Queen" (Manfred Lee) and "Barnaby Ross" (Frederic Dannay) names in ink on half-title. Original light blue cloth over beveled boards. Front cover and spine blocked and lettered in gilt and black. All edges gilt. Gray flower and leaf endpapers. Small ink initials to front free endpaper. Front hinge professionally and invisibly repaired, back hinge starting but firm. A slight bit of shelf-wear to top and bottom of the spine. Some light foxing to a few preliminary and final pages. Otherwise a near fine copy, exceptionally clean and bright. Housed in a tan cloth clamshell. "Rarely has a character so quickly established itself on the popular imagination as did Sherlock Holmes in the latter half of 1891." (Green & Gibson). "An avid reader of detective fiction since childhood, Dannay often discussed with Lee the possibility that they should write their own novel in the style of the erudite mystery writer, S. S. Van Dine. In 1928, using the name Ellery Queen, the two entered McClure's magazine novel-writing contest and, to their surprise, won. Before the work came to print, however, and before Dannay and Lee received their $7,500 prize money, the magazine folded. Fortunately the cosponsor of the competition, publisher Frederick A. Stokes, stepped in and in 1929 published The Roman Hat Mystery, which promptly sold 8,000 copies and thereby launched both the character and the "author" Ellery Queen." (American National Biography). Green and Gibson A10. HBS 64961. $17,500. Bookseller Inventory # 64961

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes with the: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by George Newnes (1892)

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Item Description: George Newnes, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. London: George Newnes, 1892 & 1894, 1894. 2 volumes, octavo. Original dark and light blue cloth, pictorial decoration to spine and boards gilt. In a custom cloth slipcase. The Adventures and the Memoirs both have very light wear. A far above average, relatively bright and clean set. Bookseller Inventory # 1408509

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [together with]: Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle

Published by George Newnes Ltd., London (1892)

ISBN 10: 9111889438 ISBN 13: 9789111889438

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Item Description: George Newnes Ltd., London, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 2 volumes. 8vo. 1st editions, earliest issues of both books. With ownership signatures of 'Barnaby Ross' and 'Ellery Queen' on half title of each volume, dated 1940. In original cloth, lightly soiled and rubbed. Minor wear to hinges. Small tear to corner of f.f.e.p. of 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes'. Previous owner's ink stamp to front pastedown of 'Memoirs'; additional ownership signature to half title of 'Adventures'. Housed in custom clamshell box, quarter leather over blue cloth. VG in VG box. THE SET: Bookseller Inventory # 2855489

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by George Newnes, London (1892)

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Editions, First Printings of "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes" Both books are in great shape with minor wear to the spine and edges. The First book, "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" has the First Issue point wit the "Street sign blank on the front cover" with the first state uncorrected text "cucaine" for "cocaine" on page 133, and the misprint Miss "Violent" Hunter on page 317. The pages are clean with minor discoloration expected for a 100 year old book. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this 2 volume set preserved in a custom slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1480733083702

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Editions, First Printings of both books. The "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" has the First point with the street sign blank on the front cover. The book also has the first state uncorrected text with "cucaine" for "cocaine" on page 133, and the misprint Miss "Violent" Hunter on page 317. Both books are bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL blue cloth. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the books. A lovely copy of both books. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1480122943190

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Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur

Published by George Newnes, London (1902)

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1902. First edition, first issue of the third Sherlock Holmes novel, and widely considered as the best of the series. Octavo, original black and gilt stamped pictorial red cloth. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. In near fine condition with some rubbing to the spine and front panel. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell box. Although Conan Doyle killed off his most famous character by sending Holmes over the Reichenbach Falls in a struggle with Professor Moriarty in "The Final Problem" (December 1893), readers demanded the sleuth's return. The author obliged with this, the third-- and still considered by many the best-- Sherlock Holmes novel, carefully positioned on the title page as "another adventure" of Holmes. "But," as Howard Haycraft notes, "the seed of doubt was planted"; while the novel proved an immediate success, readers pressed for more. Conan Doyle finally relented and engineered Holmes' "resurrection" in 1903. The Hound of the Baskervilles remains "one of the most gripping books in the language" (Crime & Mystery 100 Best). "The supernatural is handled with great effect and no letdown. The plot and subplots are thoroughly integrated and the false clues put in and removed with a master hand. The criminal is superb. and the secondary figures each contribute to the total effect of brilliancy and grandeur combined. One wishes one could be reading it for the first time" (Barzun & Taylor 1142). Bookseller Inventory # 37026

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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Memoirs of Sherlock: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by George Newnes, London (1901)

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1901. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. 3 volumes in 1 SIGNED "Yours very truly, Arthur Conan Doyle, May 8th 1903. The book is bound in 1/2 morocco with wear to the spine and edges. The page are clean with minor discoloration. There is NO marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of these three reprints in Newnes' Sixpenny Library series inscribed by the author on inserted blank at front. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1480755124621

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DOYLE, [Sir] Arthur Conan (1859-1930).

Published by London: Smith Elder. (1903)

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Item Description: London: Smith Elder., 1903. AUTHOR'S EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, LIMITED to 1000 sets of which this No 372, SIGNED by Conan Doyle in first volume. 12 volumes. Octavo. In fact only 510 sets were issued in 1903 (randomly numbered), all being bound by Smith Elder. The dormant 490 quires were reissued in and after 1917 by new owners John Murray with fresh Murray title-pages, back-dated to 1903. All volumes in the present set are First Issue with Smith Elder imprint. Finely bound in recent brown half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt to spines; matching cloth boards; top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Light toning to text-block, externally unmarked. The Author considered this edition to be of great importance: he revised parts, and added notes and a number of special introductions, stating: ".I have expended all pains into putting these books into their final form, and so I leave them." Doyle only signed the 1000 copies of the UK edition, and none of the US issue. Green & Gibson [A60]. Bookseller Inventory # 47917

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Doyle, Arthur Conan.

Published by George Newnes, London (1894)

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1894. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First editions of The Adventures and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, 1892 and 1894, in two small octavo volumes. Contemporary brown calf with red leather gilt spine labels, black-and-red endpapers and additional free blanks. Collated and complete with numerous black-and-white illustrations as indexed by Sydney Paget. The binding with signs of wear, corners worn and rubbed, spine labels lifting at edges. Previous owner's name inscriptions to title and half title.Occasional finger mark, some corners worn or torn and dog eared, other marks and evidence of handling.Still a presentable set. Please inquire, photographs will be provided via email. We are here to help and look forward to hearing from you. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1351102856

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THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: Conan Doyle, Arthur

Conan Doyle, Arthur

Published by London: George Newnes. (1892)

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Item Description: London: George Newnes., 1892. First edition in book form, first issue (the binding without the name on the street sign in The Strand Library device on front cover and 'Violent Hunter' for 'Violet Hunter' on page 317). Illustrated by Sidney Paget. Original light blue cloth with gilt titles and black illustration to the front and spine. All edges gilt. An excellent very good copy, the boards with light rubbing to the extremities and the gilt remaining bright. The contents are entirely complete and without inscriptions or stamps. The pages are clean with only the occasional light spot of foxing to the margins. The inner hinges are a little cracked but holding firm. A nice copy, entirely without repair or restoration, scarce thus. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. (Green and Gibson A10a). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. Bookseller Inventory # 9054

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1902 (1902)

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Item Description: London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1902, 1902. First Edition. First Issue. Very Good+ in the original red cloth with heavily gilt front board and spine, with illustration of hound stamped in black. Illustrated throughout with 16 full-page plates. Interior is clean and bright, with only light toning to endpapers. Blank bookplate on ffep. Large 12mo., thick. 359pp. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9943

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Hound of the Baskervilles Another Adventure of: DOYLE, Arthur Conan

DOYLE, Arthur Conan

Published by London George Newnes, Limited (1902)

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Item Description: London George Newnes, Limited, 1902. First Edition "Hound" in the Original Cloth DOYLE, A[rthur] Conan. PAGET, Sidney, [illustrator]. The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1902. First edition, first issue in book form (first serialized in the Strand Magazine between August 1901 and April 1902), with "you" for "your" on page 13, line 3. Small octavo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches; 184 x 120 mm). [8], 358, [1], [1, blank] pp. With sixteen black and white plates (including frontispiece) by Sidney Paget. Original scarlet cloth decoratively stamped in gilt and black (in a design by Alfred Garth Jones) and lettered in gilt on front cover and decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt on spine. A few old ink sketches to front free endpaper, dated "1902". Overall, a near fine copy. In a custom red cloth slipcase. The Hound of the Baskervilles was based on an idea given to [Doyle] by Bertram Fletcher Robinson, who was a nephew of Sir John Robinson and a correspondent for the Daily Express during the Boer War. The two men struck up a friendship when travelling back on the same ship from Cape Town. They spent four days together on a golfing holiday at Cromer in March 1901, and it was then that Robinson mentioned the legend (possibly of the Black Hound of Hergest associated with the Vaughan family of Hergest Court in Herefordshire). Doyle told his mother: ‘Fletcher Robinson came here with me and we are going to do a small book together "The Hound of the Baskervilles"—a real creeper’.The serial publication was an unprecedented success. It was the only occasion in the magazine’s history that a seventh printing was needed to meet the demand, and the queues at the publisher’s offices and throughout the country were extraordinary" (Green and Gibson, p. 130). Green and Gibson A26. HBS 67096. $5,000. Bookseller Inventory # 67096

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The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure: DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

Published by London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902 (1902)

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Item Description: London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902, 1902. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and Art Nouveau decoration to spine after a design by Alfred Garth Jones, enlarged on front board incorporating silhouette of hound stamped in black. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine faded, very faint foxing to endpapers and edges. An excellent copy. Frontispiece and 15 plates after Sidney Paget. First edition in book form, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was an "unprecedented success", with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country. Green & Gibson A26. Bookseller Inventory # 117081

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Published by George Newnes, Limited, London (1902)

ISBN 10: 9111887958 ISBN 13: 9789111887953

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Item Description: George Newnes, Limited, London, 1902. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo. 1st edition. Some bowing to boards, negligible rubbing to edges and fore corners. Almost imperceptable fading to spine. Some toning to leaves, a little dust soiling to top edge of text block. Minor rippling to illustrated leaves long fore-edge. Remarkably bright copy. VG. Bookseller Inventory # 2855115

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. A wonderful copy with ALL the First Issue in the points "street sign blank" on the front cover, "cucaine" for "cocaine" on page 133, and the misprint Miss "Violent" Hunter on page 317. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth with minor wear to the spine. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovey copy in collector's condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1480205580343

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DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

Published by London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902 (1902)

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Item Description: London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902, 1902. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial block to front board copied from the original boards gilt and in black, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. Frontispiece and 16 plates. First edition, first impression. Bookseller Inventory # 111585

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DOYLE, [Sir] Arthur Conan (1859-1930), [PAGET, Sidney, illustrator].

Published by London: George Newnes. (1902)

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Item Description: London: George Newnes., 1902. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.359. With 16 illustrated plates by Paget. Bound in publisher's decorative red cloth, showing silhouette of the hound against a skyline in black and gilt to front board, gilt titles to spine. In a leather-spined clamshell case. Internally clean and free from marks and spotting. Text-block is tight and sound, slightly cocked, one gathering standing slightly proud. Spine sunned, bumping to corners, spine ends bumped with a little fraying. Arguably Holmes' most charismatic case, and one which has consequently been adapted for stage and screen numerous times - and only about half of those times as a parody. Bookseller Inventory # 47394

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DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

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Item Description: London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902, 1902. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine gilt lettered and decorated, front cover gilt lettered and decorated and with hound in black silhouette. Housed in a custom black cloth slipcase. Spine panel faded, spine cracked but holding, spine ends a little rubbed and frayed, some minor bumps to boards and a little faint foxing to contents. A very good, bright copy. Frontispiece and 15 plates by Sidney Paget. First edition in book form, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was a feverish success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country. Green & Gibson A26. Bookseller Inventory # 106478

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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

Published by George Newnes, Limited., London (1902)

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Item Description: George Newnes, Limited., London, 1902. First edition. Octavo, original red cloth, front cover stamped in gold and black, spine stamped in gold. Sherlock Holmes on the Moors. Filmed numerous times. A very good plus or somewhat better copy, edges somewhat dusty, neat name and date printed at lower front free end paper, several spot marks to front cover, one which slightly affects the A & S of the title lettering, corners show a touch of wear. An attractive copy. (8891). Bookseller Inventory # 8891

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THE WORKS (Signed). THE WHITE COMPANY; MICAH: Arthur Conan Doyle

Item Description: Smith, Elder & Co, London, 1903. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine binding. Author's Edition. Signed. The Author's Edition of Arthur Conan Doyle's works, this being #259 of a limited printing of 1000 copies, Signed by Doyle on the limitation page in The White Company. This, the English issue, is to be preferred over the American issue, as Doyle did not sign the American edition, and the English edition has two illustrations in each volume, while the American has only one. This set rebound in workman-like maroon cloth, with gilt titling to the spines. Near Fine binding. Bookseller Inventory # 274056

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DOYLE, [Sir] Arthur Conan (1859-1930).

Published by London: George Newnes Limited. (1902)

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Item Description: London: George Newnes Limited., 1902. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo, pp. 359. 16 plates by Sidnet Paget. Original red cloth with cover illustration by Alfred Garth Jones. Bookplate of John Waern Hill to pastedown, vertical crease to rear board, some general wear and soiling, contents a little shaken, expert paper repair to inside joint, gilt remains bright. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 43861

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by Longmans, Green and Co., London and Bombay (1902)

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Item Description: Longmans, Green and Co., London and Bombay, 1902. Book Condition: Very Good. Frontispiece, Illustrations, Sidney Paget (illustrator). First Edition. First Colonial Edition. "Longmans' Colonial Library." Original green cloth, decorated spine and cover, moderate wear, covers, clean, gilt on spine bright. "This edition is intended for circulation only in India and the British Colonies." Frontispiece with tissue guard, all 15 illustrations by Sidney Paget intact. 13,000 copies were prepared at the end of March and issued on April 2, 1902. 2,000 more copies were issued in September. A total of 15,000 copies. There were 25,000 copies of the first edition. Almost never encountered in acceptable condition, this is a truly scarce book!. Bookseller Inventory # 004473

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by The Strand (1891)

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Item Description: The Strand, 1891. First Edition. THE ADVENTURES AND MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES complete in The Strand Magazine, Volumes 2 thru 6, 1891 thru 1893, first edition, a tight, bright vg+ set or better in the publishers original pictorial binding. Profusely illustrated. (As comparable first editions in book form, published after these volumes would be valued at more than 3 times the price, this grouping makes an exceptionally good alternative). HAYCRAFT/QUEEN corner stone & QUEEN'S QUORUM choice. (Also included with this offering is volume 1, #1 of The Strand Magazine which offers original contributions by W. Clark Russell, Grant Allen, Alexander Dumas, E. W. Hornung, Bret Harte, Alexander Pushkin, Frank Stockton, Guy de Maupassant, et.al. as well as yet another Doyle contribution entitled THE VOICE OF SCIENCE, a short story with a phonograph playing a vital part.). Bookseller Inventory # 03194

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by George Newnes, Limited, London (1892)

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From: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA (Baltimore, MD, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: George Newnes, Limited, London, 1892. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Sydney Paget (illustrator). Sydney Paget. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION, mixed state. This collection of short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) ensured his lasting popularity and fame. It includes such classics as "Scandal in Bohemia," "The Red-Headed League," and "Speckled Band." It was followed in 1894 by a second compilation, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. This volume is a mixed state: the front cover has a black and white illustration with a banner, "The Strand Library." The street sign is not blank. The end papers are the variant light orange peacock design. Page 317 has the uncorrected "Miss Violent" rather than "Miss Violet." Bound in the original blue cloth with gilt title and author to spine and front cover. Fraying to spine edges and beveled board edges, bumping and rubbing but still in nice condition. The hinges have been expertly restored. Interior pages are clean and bright except for what appears to be a small cigarette (or Calabash pipe?) burn affecting the bottom margins of pages 282-289. Page 285/286 has an actual burn hole. Illustrated throughout. Housed in light blue half morocco slipcase. 317 pages. LIT/072009. Bookseller Inventory # 21930

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by George Newnes, London (1902)

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From: Good Books In The Woods (Spring, TX, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: George Newnes, London, 1902. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+. First British Edition. First UK Edition. Page 13 printing error present. Good Plus original dark red cloth with gilt title and decorations on front cover and spine. Covers and spine worn and spine title faded. Book corners worn; top & bottom of spine worn with some chipping. One inch tear along back spine edge and smaller tear along front spine edge. Endpapers tanned; text clean. Contains all 16 plates. Light brown single spotting pages 240-247 & pages 295-298. Spine slightly cocked and top of spine slightly loose from binding, but book intact. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 60850

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Published by Newnes, London (1902)

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From: Hyraxia Books. ABA, ILAB (Hutton Cranswick, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Newnes, London, 1902. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Sidney Paget (illustrator). 1st Edition. London, Newnes, 1902. First Edition. First Impression. A highlight of detective fiction. A very good copy. Gilt a little faded, spine and corners a trifle bumped, spine lightly marked and slightly loose, slight pull to front hinge and a little loose, seller's stamp to rear pastedown. Complete with 16 plates by Sidney Paget. Cover art / illustrations by Sidney Paget [5385, Hyraxia Books]. Bookseller Inventory # 5385

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Doyle, Arthur Conan

Published by Harper (1892)

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Item Description: Harper, 1892. First Edition. ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, Harper, 1892, first American edition, (first issue with "if had" on page 65 line 4), a smart vg+/near fine copy. Scarce thus. Illustrated. HAYCRAFT/ QUEEN corner-stone & QUEEN'S QUORUM choice. Bookseller Inventory # 03196

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