Details about The Return Of Sherlock Holmes. 1st USA 1905 edition which preceded 1st UK printSee original listing
“A rare 1st Edition. The text block is slightly age toned with no foxing whatsoever though the pages ”... Read more
28 Aug, 2014 19:47:25 BST
London, United Kingdom
|Seller notes:||“A rare 1st Edition. The text block is slightly age toned with no foxing whatsoever though the pages have yellowed with age.”|
THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES 1905
RARE 1st Edition
VERY RARE YELLOW BOARDS
The Return of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle
1905 first USA edition/impression
published in New York by McClure, Phillips & Co. MCMV
with the yellow illustrated window silhouette on the front cover.
The spine has faded but is firmly attached to block and covers.
The text block is slightly age toned though surprisingly with no
foxing whatsoever on any of the pages though they
have yellowed only very slightly with age,
has one small inscription on front paper and
the bindings are solid though a bands of aged sticky tape
was used internally at some time to reinforce the covers
and the back cover.
Apart from the above this book is
overall a very nice example and highly collectible copy
Delivery will be by insured next day special delivery
Please see numerous pictures below to fully asses the book