These books are the first hard back editions ever printed of Arthur Conan Doyle's THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES complete in. Hard back printed 1st Editions for the very first time! These original/genuine twelve 1st edition Strand books are supplied wrapped in striking. Reproduction printed covers to restore them to their former glory. Twenty four 1st Edition stories of Sherlock Holmes.
Bound as a matching set of THE STRAND MAGAZINE Volumes 1-12 Published in London between 1891 & 1898. Each volume is 18 x 24.5 cm in size.
Each vol contains approx 650 printed pages. Twelve 1st Edition hard back book.Volumes of the celebrated Strand Magazine. Containing the first appearance of the Sherlock Holmes. Short stories ever printed in hard back. Beginning with Scandal in Bohemia. Containing all of the following Sherlock Holmes stories.
Below printed in hardback for the very first time. 2: A Scandal in Bohemia; The Red-Headed League; A Case of Identity. The Boscombe Valley Mystery; The Five Orange Pips; The Man with the Twisted Lip. 3: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle; The Adventure of the Speckled Band.The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb; The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor. The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet; The Adventure of the Copper Beeches. 4: The Adventure of Silver Blaze. 5: The Adventure of the Cardboard Box; The Adventure of the Yellow Face.
The Adventure of the Stockbroker's Clerk; The Adventure of the "Gloria Scott". The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual; The Adventure of the Reigate Squire. 6: The Adventure of the Crooked Man; The Adventure of the Resident Patient.
The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter; The Adventure of the Naval Treaty. The Adventure of the Final Problem. All Sherlock Holmes stories are illustrated by Sidney Paget. A very heavy set approx 20 Kg without packaging. All original book covers are weak with the odd loose page but they are all still present and correct.Some chipped pages, occasional tears and very occasional repairs with tape. Also with some historical dedications in front papers, mild tanning, some internal. Hinge cracking and minor splitting, completely understandable with the books being over one hundred years in age. Great reading copies or a possible book binding restoration project. End and front papers browned.
With some occasional light foxing throughout but text mostly very clean. To collect in person but only if paying cash on collection. Please note these books weigh just under 1.8KG each which. Explains the expensive S&H rate, sorry. International please message me for an accurate quote.
Many thanks for your interest. The item "SHERLOCK HOLMES genuine 1st Editions by Conan Doyle STRAND MAGAZINE Vols 1 12" is in sale since Friday, December 3, 2021.
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