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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 50

    CONAN DOYLE, Arthur (1859-1930). The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1894. Large 8° (235 x 160mm). Half title, frontispiece and illustrations by Sidney Paget (some light mainly marginal staining and browning). Original dark blue pictorial cloth, gilt edges gilt (extremities rubbed, some light staining and dust-soiling, some slight bubbling). FIRST EDITION. De Waal 596; Green and Gibson A12; Sadleir 746.

    Price Realised  

    CONAN DOYLE, Arthur (1859-1930). The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1894. Large 8° (235 x 160mm). Half title, frontispiece and illustrations by Sidney Paget (some light mainly marginal staining and browning). Original dark blue pictorial cloth, gilt edges gilt (extremities rubbed, some light staining and dust-soiling, some slight bubbling). FIRST EDITION. De Waal 596; Green and Gibson A12; Sadleir 746.


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