Vintage (1978) two-volume set The Annotated Sherlock Holmes. The Four Novels and Fifty-Six short stories. Compiled and edited by William S. Baring-Gould. Published and printed in the USA by Clarkson N. Potter.
About the book: In two volumes is every word written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle about the adventures of the detective and the doctor. The two volumes comprise fifty-six short stories and four complete novels, arranged chronologically from Holmes’s first case, in 1874, when he was a university student, to his signal service in the British Empire in the opening days of the First World War. Illustrated with maps, diagrams, Coats-of-arms, photographs and drawings by Charles Doyle, Howard K. Elcock, D. H. Friston, A. Gilbert, James Grieg, George Hutchinson, William H. Hyde, Charles Raymond Macauley, Sidney Paget, Frederic Dorr Steele, Arthur Twidle, Frank Wiles and others.
Condition: In EXCELLENT! condition with the original dust jackets, the books appear little read. Books have strong, sturdy spines and bind with NO! pages separating. Covers shows NO! blemishes or wear. Internal pages show NO! foxing, NO! rips, tears or creases and NO! dog-eared corners or margin notations. All text is clear and legible, all imagery bright and vivid. The two dust jackets show some small tears and the inside cover of the books bear a personalized name plate from a home library.
Great gift for the Sherlock Holmes' enthusiast.
Approximate measurements: each volume measures 12" x 10" with its original dust jacket. Very heavy with books having a combined weight of approximately 22 lbs.
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