Lot 80 of 366:
Six from The Strand many featuring Sherlock Holmes  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$330
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Six volumes from The Strand Magazine - some with first appearances of [The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

Author:
Newnes, George, editor

Place:
London

Publisher:
[The Strand Magazine]

Date:
1891-1902

Description:

Comprises:

  • Vol. I (Jan-Jun, 1891) publisher's cloth.
  • Vol. II (Jul-Dec, 1891) publisher's cloth.
  • Vol. V (Jan-Jun, 1893) half-calf with pebbled boards.
  • Vol. VI (Jul-Dec, 1893) half-calf with pebbled boards.
  • Vol. XXII (Jul-Dec, 1901) publisher's cloth.
  • Vol. XXIII (Jan-Jun, 1902) publisher's cloth.

 

The Sherlock Holmes stories were originally divided into series as follows: Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (July 1891-June 1892 and December 1892-December 1893); The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes (August 1901-April 1902); The Return of Sherlock Holmes (October 1903-December 1904); The Valley of Fear. A New Sherlock Holmes Story (September 1914-May 1915); [Reminiscences and New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes] (September 1908-December 1911); His Last Bow. The War Service of Sherlock Holmes (September 1917); [New Sherlock Holmes Stories] (October 1921-April 1927).


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some rubbing to cloth with Vol. II showing a split at head of front joint; a few tender hinges, light foxing, some toning to endpapers; overall very good.


 
Item number:
300194
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