ca. 1910 Tales of SHERLOCK HOLMES Master Detective by Arthur Conan Doyle


Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle
Author of " The Hound Of The Baskervilles ," Etc.
Published By Grossett & Dunlap
New York

circa 1910

Undated, however this is an early 1900's printing; circa 1910.
Decorated Cloth Binding.
5.25" x 7.5"
359 Pages plus Publisher's Ads at the rear.
About 100+ Years Old
Tales of the most famous of all master detectives, Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930).
Two are actually short novels ; " A Study In Scarlet " and " The Sign Of The Four ."

*** Condition ***

Binding wear and staining.
[ see the photos ]
The Hinges are Tight.
A former owner wrote a recipe for " Loaf Cake " in red pencil on the front blank endpaper.
No other writing.
No markings.
A few page stains.
The Pages are otherwise in Very Good Condition.

The Contents :

I. A Study In Scarlet
This story marks the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, who would become among the most famous characters in literature. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes, an amateur detective, to his friend and chronicler Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his "study in scarlet":
"There's the scarlet thread
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