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THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES together with THE LATER ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES and THE FINAL ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
New York Limited Editions Club 1950 & 1952 Eight octavo volumes (6" x 9-1/8") bound in gilt-stamped quarter black linen and wall-paper sides with a cameo decoration reproducing the section of the wall over the mantel in Mrs. Hudson's chambers at 221B baker Street showing two examples of Sherlock Holmes's prowess in emblazoning the initials of Victoria Regina "in bullet-pocks," with the cameo being a portrait of the shooter smoking his pipe. The definitive text edited by Edgar Smith with an introduction by Vincent Starrett. Designed by W. A. Dwiggins with a selective collation of the original illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele, Sidney Paget, and others, reproduced as sheet-fed photogravures. Copy #39 of 1500, issued unsigned. Complete with both Monthly Letters and Note about the Cover slips. The complete LEC Holmes and no longer very easy to put together with the same limitation number. Bookplate on all front pastedowns. Fine copies in Near Fine slipcases, rather uncommon in this condition
      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
Last Found On: 2012-12-27           Check availability:      Direct From Bookseller    

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