The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes.
George Newnes Ltd., Southampton Street, Strand.
8vo. 5 x 7.5 inches. [iv] + 343 +  pp. + 32 pp. publisher's catalogue. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, with gilt block on front board of sphinx design by Alfred Garth Jones Spine sunned with a little wear to extremities and some browning and scattered foxing; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by engraved frontispiece and throughout by Sidney Paget. Decorated by publisher's device on title page and by initials. 1901 edition of the first volume of Sherlock Holmes short stories by George Newnes, the original publishers of the first book form edition of 1892. The Souvenir Edition was first issued to coincide with the opening of the play, Sherlock Holmes, at the Lyceum Theatre in 1901. (Green and Gibson, p.578).
[Stock No. 25755]