Lot 45 of 519:
A. Conan Doyle, The Return of Sherlock Holmes  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$1,020
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan
Place:
London
Publisher:
Georges Newnes, Ltd.
Date:
1905
Description:

[vi], 403, [1] + [4] ad pp. 16 plates by Sidney Paget. (8vo) bound in later blue cloth, lettered in gilt, new endpapers. First UK Edition.

The first collection of thirteen Sherlock Holmes stories that were originally published serially in the Strand Magazine in the UK and Collier's in the USA. Includes Holmes' unsettling return to London after being presumed killed at the Reichenbach Falls and accounts for "The Great Hiatus" (as it is known amongst Sherlock followers) period from 1891 to 1894.

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Condition:
Light wear and soiling to cloth with rubbing to extremities; scattered light foxing, some soiling to edges; very good.
 
Item number:
303081
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