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Modern first editions, children's books, sci-fi, classics.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes


First edition, first issue (George Newnes, 1892) with first issue uncorrected text "cucaine" for "cocaine" on page 133, and the misprint Miss "Violent" Hunter on page 317. Original publisher's light blue cloth, all edges gilt. Some mottling to covers with pushing and remnants of gluing to spine tips; some cracking to hinges, but all pages are firmly bound; bottom corners a touch rubbed and bumped; very small previous bookseller stamp to front endpaper verso; contents nice and clean with only occasional light foxing throughout.