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    Sale 2397 | Lot 110
    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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    • Sale 2397 Lot 110

      DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN. The Speckled Band. An Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. 8vo, original printed wrappers, spine tanned with small chips to head and foot, short narrow chip to bottom of rear wrapper, minor fingersoiling; binding glue dried with minimal separation at hinges, gatherings still tight; preserved in custom 1/4 buckram drop-back case. New York and London: Samuel French Ltd., 1912

      Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

      french's acting edition, the first edition, first impression. exceedingly scarce. ABPC records only one other copy at auction (Sotheby's New York, Dec 13, 2002, lot 88). In the correct light green covers (the second impression on thinner paper with dark green wraps), and 28 West 38th Street publisher's address as called for. Green and Gibson A36a.