The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
A very good first edition of this classic Conan Doyle publication. A first edition with Sidney Payne’s iconic black and white illustrations throughout the text. This collection of Sherlock Holmes stories contains “The Final Problem” where Sherlock Holmes was resurrected from the Reichenbach Falls. The book contains the infamous frontispiece illustration titled “The Death of Sherlock Holmes”.
Original blue cloth boards with beveled edges. Gilt titles on the spine and front cover with black ” The Strand Library” illustration. Gilt edges . Chipping and wear to the edges of the boards and spine ends. Rubbing on the spine. The front hinge has been repaired. Very light foxing. Page 98/99 is browned. 8vo 279 printed pages.
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