The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Souvenir edition) 1895 By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
SOUVENIR FIRST EDITION of Conan Doyle’s first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, with illustrations by Sidney Paget.
London: George Newnes, Ltd: Book condition: in Good condition with original blue cloth gilt-titled case. Some marks and rubbed cover. Rubbed spine with tear down one side and gilt print. Int: With publisher's catalogue bound in at end, Some slight foxing on pages otherwise Very clean.
Beginning with “The Adventure of a Scandal in Bohemia” , the twelve-story collection includes such classics as "The Red Headed League", "The Man with the twisted lip", and "The Speckled Bank " The stories were originally printed in issues of the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892 before being collected in book form.