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A Study in Scarlet [early reprint of the 1st Sherlock Holmes mystery]

$220.00 inc GST

By Arthur Conan Doyle

The first Sherlock Holmes title; early reprint by original publishers

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Description

  • First Sherlock Holmes title
  • One of only four full-length Holmes novels
  • c1903; Ward, Lock & Co. [first published in 1887 in magazine format by same publishers]
  • ┬áIncludes an essay by Joseph Bell, Conan Doyle’s teacher and inspiration for the character of Sherlock Holmes
  • Black and white illustrations by George Hutchinson
  • Clothe, rubbed at extremities and worn through in places, 10mm tear to front free endpaper, frontis tissue guard creased, light foxing; a very good copy