Lot 125 of 565:
Three editions of The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes - First Edition with US and Continental 1st editions

Author:
Doyle, Arthur Conan

Place:
London; New York; Leipzig

Publisher:
John Murray; George Doran; Bernhard Tauchnitz

Date:
1927

Description:

3 volumes together. Comprising:

  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, John Murray, London. 320 pp. (8vo), red cloth lettered in gilt. First Edition.
  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, George H. Doran, New York. 320 pp, Mustard cloth. First American Edition.  (With gift inscripition)
  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig. 296 + 32 ad pp. Original printed wrappers. First Continental Edition.

The Tauchnitz edtiion bears the cover injunction "Not to be introduced into the British Empire."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Leaning spine sunned, spine strip has been re-glued at rear joint; foxing; about very good. US edition with internal crack; very good. Tauchnitz edition with mild wear to wrappers, spine leaning slightly, a few shallow tears; very good.


 
Item number:
294637
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