A Study in Scarlet, A Detective Story, by A. C. Doyle
A very good early copy of A Study in Scarlet. The first Sherlock Holmes detective story written by Doyle in 1886. This is the first volume illustrated by George Hutchinson.
Red spine strip with gilt lettering on the spine. Faded spine with wear to the ends of the spine. The boards are browned with some marks. Book plate partly removed on the illustrated front free page. Wear to the hinge. Pencil mark on the free page. Tissue guarded frontis illustration. Light spotting and occasional marks within the contents. 8vo. 220 pp 24 pages of advertisments.
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