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The Hound of the Baskervilles.
London: George Newnes, Limited,, 1902. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. Octavo (178 x 106 mm). Late 20th century royal blue full morocco by Bayntun-Riviere, gilt panelled spine, two-line gilt border on sides, all edges gilt, three-line gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; with the original cloth covers and spine bound-in. Frontispiece and 15 monochrome plates by Sidney Paget. A handsomely bound copy. First edition, first impression. The Hound was Sherlock Holmes's "comeback" novel after his shocking demise on the Reichenbach Falls stunned his loyal Victorian readership. When first serialised in the Strand Magazine in 1901 it was a feverish success, with queues at the publisher's office and throughout the country.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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