The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.London, George Newnes Ltd, 1892 & 1894 Stock Code: 131695
NotesFirst 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; there is no corresponding issue point for Memoirs.
2 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines, elaborate decorative borders to boards, pictorial onlays to front covers of Holmes and Watson on a train on front cover of "Adventures" and Moriarty on "Memoirs", burgundy endpapers, decoration to turn-ins, gilt edges.
Illustrated throughout the text by Sydney Paget.
Some occasional light foxing, an excellent copy.
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