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Sherlock Holmes—Adventures & Memoirs
Sherlock Holmes—Adventures & Memoirs
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THE SCOTT GREENBAUM COLLECTION OF LITERARY FIRST EDITIONS
Sherlock Holmes—Adventures & Memoirs

ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE, 1892 AND 1894

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Sherlock Holmes—Adventures & Memoirs
Arthur Conan Doyle, 1892 and 1894
DOYLE, Arthur Conan (1859-1930). The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1892. [With:] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1894.

First editions in book form. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes was the first collection of Holmes stories to be published, following closely upon the phenomenal success of the series in the Strand Magazine. De Waal 520 and 596; Green & Gibson A10a and A14a.

Two volumes, small quarto (230 x 153mm). Illustrated by Sidney Paget, including a frontispiece of the Death of Holmes at Reichenbach Falls in Memoirs (few spots internally, title page of Adventures with lower corner repaired). Uniformly bound in blue half morocco, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt (spines sunned, some insect wear to cloth, 1894 ownership inscription on verso of frontispiece).

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