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Details about  The Return Of Sherlock Holmes. 1st USA 1905 edition which preceded 1st UK print

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The Return Of Sherlock Holmes. 1st USA 1905 edition which preceded 1st UK print
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A rare 1st Edition. The text block is slightly age toned with no foxing whatsoever though the pages

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eBay item number:
111422316336
Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing.

Item specifics

Condition: Used
Seller notes: A rare 1st Edition. The text block is slightly age toned with no foxing whatsoever though the pages have yellowed with age.
Format:

Hardback

Subject:

Fiction

Language:

English

Printing Year:

1905

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Condition:

Used


THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES 1905

RARE 1st Edition


The book was first published in February 1905 by McClure, Phillips & Co. (New York) then on 7 March 1905 by Georges Newnes, Ltd. (London)

ref:     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Return_of_Sherlock_Holmes

 

VERY RARE YELLOW BOARDS
FINE ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BINDING
FIRST APPEARANCE - THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES IN HARDBACK


THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
 
by
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

 

The Return of Sherlock Holmes by A. Conan Doyle  

1905 first USA edition/impression


published in New York by McClure, Phillips & Co.  MCMV


Pages: 381

The book is firmly bound in clean original tan boards

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


Many thanks for your interest.



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