The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (First American edition)
Arthur Conan Doyle

New York: Harper & Bros, 1892. First edition First American edition, second state with the error at p. 65 line 4 corrected to "..if he had...". Hardcover in patterened blue-grey cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black. 307 pp. plus 4 pp. publisher's ads at rear. With 16 plates by Sidney Paget. A fine, bright, tight example, one of the nicest we have encountered. The book collection of the first twelve Sherlock Holmes stories that had originally had been serialzed in the Strand magazine. Some of the most famous and favorite tales are included here---"A Scandal In Bohemia" in which we meet "The Woman", Irene Adler; "The Red Headed League", the Christmas tale "The Blue Carbuncle" etc. Fine Hardcover (Item ID: E19934)


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