DOYLE, Arthur Conan. A Study in Scarlet. [Beeton's Christmas Annual. Twenty-Eighth Season. London: Ward, Lock and Co., 1887]. Frontispiece by D.H. Friston and illustrations by D.H. Friston, R. Andre and Matt Strech. 8o. (Two ink stamps on recto of frontispiece illustration). Later cloth; red half morocco slipcase. Provenance: Mrs. Thornton, The Bazaar Library (ink stamp on front free endpaper and four other places). FIRST APPEARANCE of the first Sherlock Holmes story, text and illustrations only, bound without wrappers advertisement or contents leaf. Lilly Detective Fiction 16; De Waal 416. VERY RARE. -- [Bound after]: Bow Bells Annual for Christmas. London: John Dicks, 1870. 2 Christmas Annuals in one vol.