Lot 41 of 519:
A.C. Doyle Hound of the Baskervilles 1st Edn  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$2,280
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Hound of the Baskervilles

Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan

Place:
London

Publisher:
George Newnes

Date:
1902

Description:

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


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing and areas of discoloration to cloth; dampstaining to edges of frontispiece and first four leaves with some red dye from cloth, red spot to fore-edge, scattered foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
303076
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