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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes , First Edition.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM


Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan (1859-1930) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, First Edition. London: George Newnes, 1892. First issue, with misprint of "Violent Hunter" for "Violet Hunter" on page 317, large octavo, bound in publisher's light blue cloth stamped in black and gold, Strand Library emblem on spine with gold background, tan floral end papers, inner joints reinforced with brown paper tape, Zion Primitive Methodist Sunday School first prize book, with presentation label dated 1893 inside front board and later bookplate; binding rubbed, spotting to contents, housed in a custom case, 9 1/4 x 6 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

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Doyle, Arthur Conan, Violet Hunter, London