Recommended by Goldsboro Books
George Newnes, Limited, London, 1894. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. First edition. 279 pp. Royal 8vo. Bound in dark navy cloth with gold lettering on front board and spine, all edges gilt. Several beautiful black and white illustrations by Sydney Paget. First printing of the first British edition. Lacks the rare dust jacket. Green and Gibson A14a. A very attractive copy of the fourth Sherlock Holmes book, and the second collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories. Very Good+ book, offsetting to the endpapers, and some light wear to the extremities.
From his rooms in Baker Street, Sherlock Holmes grapples with forces of deceit, intrigue, and evil in Victorian London.