London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
CONAN DOYLE, Arthur (1859-1930). The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes, London: George Newnes, 1902. 8° (184 x 123mm). Half title, 16 half tone plates by Sydney Paget (plate at p.118 detached, occasional very light spotting). Original red pictorial cloth gilt (corners very lightly rubbed). Provenance: "Walter Stewart Roberts from Caia and Margaret March 24th 1902" (expansive inscription on front free endpaper). A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, first issue with "you" (for "your") on p.13. De Waal 87; Green & Gibson A26.
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