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    Sale 2508 | Lot 93
    Price Realized: $1,875With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2508 Lot 93

      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

      Estimate $1,800 - 2,500

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

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,875