London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
DOYLE, Arthur Conan (1859-1930). The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, 1902. 8°. Half title, frontispiece and 15 plates by Sidney Paget. Original red pictorial cloth gilt, modern red half morocco box gilt (spine very slightly faded, page edges sanded, possibly re-cased). FIRST EDITION, first issue with "you" for "your" on p.13. De Waal 87a; Green & Gibson A26a; Locke 51; Mortlake 47.
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