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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by  A.(rthur) Conan Doyle - First Edition - 1894 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008363)

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

by Doyle, A.(rthur) Conan

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  • Hardcover
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About This Item

London: George Newnes, Limited, 1894. First Edition in original blue cloth stamped in gilt and black, beveled edges, all edges gilt, original gold patterned end papers. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. The first edition in book form, these twelve stories were first printed in 'The Strand Magazine' from December 1892 to December 1893. 279 pp. A Very Good copy, light rubbing at the edges, front decorative end paper with some darkening, very slight toning at end pages only. Binding tight and sound, unmarked, a quite attractive copy of this Sherlock Holmes. classic. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
008363
Title
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Author
Doyle, A.(rthur) Conan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Newnes, Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1894
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery and Adventure; Literature;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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beveled
Beveled edges, or beveled boards, describe a technique of binding in which the edges of book boards have been cut into slanted... [More]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
jacket
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