The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Price: 3,750.00 GBP

London: George Newnes, Ltd., 1905, [Detective mysteries] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.[8]; 403; [1]; [4] publisher's advertisements. Publisher's blue cloth, simply titled in gilt to spine and upper. Illustrated with a frontispiece and fifteen further plates by Paget. Contents very clean, mild toning to edges of text block, light shelfwear to binding. A superior copy. Fine. A Park Lane mystery - the murder of the Honourable Ronald Adair - brings Sherlock Holmes back to life and the search for the second most dangerous man in London. The 'Return' contains thirteen Holmes stories, among them some of the most interesting in the whole series. Green and Gibson [A29a]. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

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