Sherlock Holmes : The Complete Long Stories : A Study in Scarlet; The Sign of Four; The Hound of the Baskervilles; The Valley of Death
John Murray. 1929, 1st Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book, Rare in original illustrated 1920's dustwrapper. No chipping & no splitting to clean boards. Internally clean with no inscriptions. The occasional fox spot. No loose & no missing leaves. The original and scarce dustwrapper has a 0.75" chip to top right head of spine and similar top left head. Small chips along the foot of spine. 0.75" chip to top left corner of back wrapper panel. A 4.5" closed tear down right head of spine and rightangled into the wrapper spine. A 4" closed tear up bottom front flap/panel fold and similar to rear panel/flap fold - all tears have old clear tape strengthening to rear (not visible from front). Fading to the red lettering on spine. Dusting to panels especially spine. Not price clipped with original price of 7/6net on front panel. Some grazing (no paper loss just print) to centre of front wrapper panel. Still a very rare title indeed in the 1920's wrapper. Very good/Fair / good.
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Book number: 021670
GBP 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 232.25 US$ 255.98 | JP¥ 27893]