Lot 152 of 221:
De Waal's Sherlock Holmes Bibliography  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
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Title:
The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

Author:
De Waal, Ronald Burt

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
New York Graphic Society

Date:
1974

Description:

First edition. 4to. xiv, 526pp. Black cloth spine, gilt; brown cloth sides with gilt title on upper board. Illustrated throughout. Index. In Publisher's slipcase.

Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, 'For Mark Phillips, with best wishes. Ron De Waal. 4-16-75.' Laid in is a typed letter, dated May 13, 1975, signed by Edwin Blum, & addressed to Mr. Phillips as the Chairman of the Sherlock Holmes Society in Encino, California. In it, Mr. Blum confirms a meeting of the society and refers to the past artistry of 'Rathbone, Bruce and that great innovator, A. Conan Doyle'. Blum was a screenwriter associated with many movies and TV shows, but notably in this context he was the screenwriter for 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes' with Rathbone and Bruce.

Donated by Thorn Books, Cortaro, AZ.


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Condition:
Gilt on spine rubbed else this is a fine copy.


 
Item number:
254993
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