Lot 46 of 519:
The Return of Sherlock Holmes - two editions  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$840
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Return of Sherlock Holmes - two editions
Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
1905
Description:

2 volumes. Each with 13 plate illustrations by Charles Raymond Macauley. (8vo) publisher's pictorial cloth. Includes:

  • Black cloth stamped in red.  Some wear and rubbing to cloth, sunning to spine; toning and occasional bit of soiling to interior, a few small areas of loss to frontispiece; good or better. First American Edition. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co.
  • Green cloth stamped in black. With the illustrated bookplate of Arthur F. Jury.  Light wear to cloth with rubbing to extremities; very good. First Canadian Edition. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Morang & Co.

 

First American and Canadian editions of The Return of Sherlock Holmes. 

"The author was persuaded to revive Sherlock Holmes by the generous offers made by the proprietors of the American magazine...thirteen stories were written , among them some of the most interesting in the whole series. 'The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton' is a good example." Green and Gibson, A29c.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some general wear; both volumes good or better.
 
Item number:
301311
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