The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. London: George Newnes, Limited, 1902. First edition, first issue of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic work, with''you'' for''your'', page 13. Octavo 190 x 130 x 40 mm.
Publisher's original pictorial black and gilt-stamped red cloth designed by Alfred Garth Jones. With 16 illustrations by Sidney Paget. Bookplate of Francis Godlee to front pastedown. Binding tight, secure and square - the hinges strong. Minor bumping and rubbing of the spine ends, the points and board-edges sharp.
Covers clean with very light dulling to spine cloth. Interior very clean indeed, all 16 illustrated plates present. Notes: First edition in book-form, first impression. The Hound of the Baskervilles was Sherlock Holmes's comeback after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership.When first serialized in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was a great success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country. Please view my other items.
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