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DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

The Complete Sherlock Holmes Long Stories

[together with] The Complete Sherlock Holmes Short Stories [and] The Historical Romances.

London, John Murray, 1931–32–37–39 Stock Code: 140849
£1,500.00
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A handsomely bound set of the Sherlock Holmes stories together with the author's historical fiction. Mixed editions:both volumes of The Historical Romances are first editions while the Sherlock Holmes Stories are reprints.

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Description

4 works, octavo (188 x 120 mm). Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in dark red half morocco, raised bands, titles and decorations ato compartments and bands gilt, marbled sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Housed in 3 custom dark red cloth slipcases.

Condition

Bookplate of James Bartram to front pastedown of Volume II of The Historical Romances. Spines lightly sunned, mild foxing to prelims and endmatters, light spotting to edges of text blocks and occasionally to margins; remnants of bookplate to front pastedown of Volume I of The Historical Romances. An excellent set.

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