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The Valley of Fear. With a frontispiece by - DOYLE, Arthur Conan - 1915. 
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1915 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. Spine slightly faded, occasional light foxing to contents; an excellent copy. Portrait frontispiece. First UK edition, first impression. Widely considered one of the best illustrations of the Holmes-Watson relationship, this last Holmes novel was well received by the wartime public. Published 3 June 1915, it was preceded by the US edition, released earlier the same year, on 27 February. This copy is from the library of Adrian Homer Goldstone (18971977), book collector and bibliographer of Arthur Machen and John Steinbeck. Greene & Gibson A39a. [Attributes: First Edition]
[Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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