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      Sale 2462 | Lot 101
      Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
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      • Sale 2462 Lot 101

        DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. A Study in Scarlet. 2 pages publisher's advertisements at end. 12mo, original light blue cloth, stamped in black, spine gilt-titled, spine leaning slightly, rubbing to spine tips and corners with light exposure, minor finger-soiling, small stain to rear board; floral endpapers, few smudges or spots internally, but generally quite clean with signatures intact; preserved in 1/4 morocco drop-back case. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1890

        Estimate $6,000 - 9,000

        first american edition of the first sherlock holmes mystery. The scarce first cloth issue, preceded by the wrappers issue by six months. Green & Gibson A1b.


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