DOYLE, Arthur Conan.

The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes.

London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902 Stock Code: 132284
£3,000.00

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First edition, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes's "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialized in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was a feverish success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.

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Description

Octavo. Finely bound by Bayntun in crimson calf, green and black morocco labels, elaborate tooling to spine gilt, twin rule to boards with cornerpieces gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in matching cloth slipcase.

Illustrations

Frontispiece and 15 monochrome plates by Sidney Paget.

Condition

Touch of rubbing to the joints, an excellent copy.

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