WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 23: 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.

Waverly Rare Books Catalog Auction 12-1-2016

by Quinn's Auction Galleries

December 1, 2016

Falls Church, VA, USA

Live Auction
Sold
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
  • 5 Books incl: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 1905.
   
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: Doyle, Arthur Conan. 5 Titles. ++ SONGS OF ACTION. Lon: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1898. 1st edition in book form. Green and Gibson A23. 12mo. Navy blue cloth lettered in gilt. Rough cut top edge, fore and tail edges uncut. Very good. Bookplate on front pastedown. ++ THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. McClure, Phillips & Co., 1905. 1st American edition in book form (“First Published February, 1905,” no additional printings listed). 13 plates. Green and Gibson A29c. 8vo. Black cloth lettered in red and yellow. Rubbing to exterior (largely obscuring the lettering on spine), hinges cracked, minor foxing to plates. ++ HIS LAST BOW: A Reminiscence of Sherlock Holmes. Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Canadian edition (consisting of a 1st American edition in book form with a Canadian title leaf by Hodder & Stoughton, thus the 1917 copyright by George H. Doran). 7 books listed on verso of half title. Green & Gibson A40c-d. 8vo. Orange cloth lettered in black. Hinges cracked, weak at pp126-127, pencil at least to ffep and margin of 1st text page. Dj is either lacking or not issued with the Canadian edition. ++ THE VALLEY OF FEAR. Hodder & Stoughton, (cprt 1914), [issued in Canada Mar. 1915. See Green & Gibson A39d.] 1st Canadian edition (American edition by Doran, with a Hodder & Stoughton’s title leaf). 7 plates. Red cloth. Lacking ffep. Penciling on half title. Dj either lacking or not issued. ++ AN IRREGULAR ANGLO-AMERICAN GLOSSARY OF MORE OR LESS UNFAMILIAR WORDS, TERMS AND PHRASES IN THE SHERLOCK HOLMES SAGA. (Toronto: Castalotte & Zamba, 1959). 8vo. Spiral-bound wraps dampstained, at least 1 text leaf has marginal wear and tear. Half title signed and inscribed by the editor, S. Tupper Bigelow, dated “June 17, 1962.”

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)