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Hardback, Tall 8vo; 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Dark blue cloth with decorative gilt lettering to spine and front, beveled edges, black ‘Stand’ design to front. Decorative endpapers. All page edges gilt. In good condition. Corners bumped and chipped, handling marks to cover with some light soiling to rear side. Splits to ends of spine with partial crack to top of rear hinge. Hinges cracked between endpapers with old glue marks. Neat inscription to front. Page block is sunk in binding from old repair. Some light foxing spots and handling marks to pages throughout. Else a good 1st edition copy. 279pp; Profusely illustrated in B&W by Sidney Paget. Published by George Newnes Ltd on 13th December 1893 but dated 1894, this is the rare first edition in the original blue cloth bevelled boards with gilt lettering to the front and spine and the front board bearing the strand logo in black. This was intended to be the final collection of Holmes stories. Titles include; Silver Blaze, The Musgrave Ritual, The Resident Patient The Final Problem.
Title: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Illustrations by Sidney Paget.
Categories: DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN,
Publisher: London, George Newnes Ltd. 1894 1st edition:
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Seller ID: 83785
Keywords: DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN A.CONAN DOYLE, Memoirs, Sherlock Holmes, first edition, Silver Blaze, The Musgrave Ritual, The Resident Patient The Final Problem, Moriarty, Reichenbach,