May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 93

Price Realized: $ 1,875
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,500
DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. A Study in Scarlet. 8vo, modern 1/4 red morocco, spine tooled in gilt in compartments over marbled boards; preserving publisher's original front wrapper with advertisements on verso (small tear to upper corner), lacking the other list, pp. 81-92 with closed tears professionally mended, perforated Cleveland Public Library stamp to title-page and pp. 213-214, inkstamp to top-edges, fore-edges (mostly faded), small inkstamp noted on contents leaf and p. 49. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1890

Additional Details

first american edition of the first sherlock holmes story, the rare paperbound issue, preceding the cloth issue by 6 months. Green & Gibson A1b.