Lot 19: Doyle. THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. 1894.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Doyle, Arthur Conan. THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. Illustrations by Sidney Paget. Lon: George Newnes, 1894. 1st edition in book form, consisting of 11 Sherlock Holmes cases, ending with his apparent death in a struggle with Professor Moriarty. Includes several of Holmes best-known cases, such as Silver Blaze, The Musgrave Ritual, The Crooked Man, and The Final Problem. Sadleir D746. Hubin p122. Green and Gibson A14a. 8vo. Reset and restitched in its original binding (dark blue cloth with bevelled covers, blocked and lettered in black and gilt, aeg). New marbled endpapers. Cloth slightly darkened, slight rubbing, minor staining to rear cover. Foxed. 2.2 Lb.