29 June 2005
DOYLE, Arthur Conan. The Hound of the Baskervilles. London: George Newnes, 1902.
8o. Half-title. Frontispiece and 15 plates by Sidney Paget. Original pictorial red cloth gilt by Alfred Garth Jones showing the moonlit silhouette of a hound (minor dampstain at tail of spine, some light soiling); quarter morocco folding case.
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION of the first encore performance of Sherlock Holmes since his disappearance over Reichenbach Falls in "The Final Problem" of 1893. A FINE COPY. Green and Gibson A26a.
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