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A.C. Doyle Hound of the Baskervilles 1st Edn  

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Doyle, Arthur Conan


George Newnes



16 plates by Sidney Paget. (8vo) 18.3x10.5 cm. (7¼x4½"), original red cloth decorated in gilt and black. First Edition.

The most famous of the Sherlock Holmes tales, based on an English fable told to Doyle by a journalist friend, Fletcher Robinson, while on holiday. First issue with 'you' for 'your' line 3 page 13. Originally issued in parts in The Strand magazine. With the ownership label of Thomas William Hill on the front pastedown.

Lot Amendments

Some soiling and rubbing to cloth, spine a bit dulled with minor chipping to ends, cloth slitting a bit at rear joint, crease to rear board; foxing to endpapers, faint toning to page edges, a solid copy; very good.

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