The Hound of the Baskervilles.
Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes.London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902 Stock Code: 136147
NotesFirst edition in book form. The Hound of the Baskervilles was Sherlock Holmes's comeback 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 great success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.
Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and art nouveau decoration to spine after a design by Alfred Garth Jones, enlarged on front cover incorporating silhouette of hound stamped in black. Housed in custom red cloth chemise and red quarter morocco slipcase with titles in gilt to spine.
Frontispiece and 15 plates after Sidney Paget.
A touch of wear to corners and rear joint, spine ends and tips gently bumped, spine a trifle faded, faint foxing to endpapers; a very good copy indeed.
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