London: The Crime Club, 1970. First edition. Small Octavo; pp 224; VG-/G; Gray/green/blue spine with beige text; dust jacket has chipping to corners, slight rubbing and soiling to exterior, light sunning to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
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London: Macmillan, 1977. First Edition, FIrst Printing. Octavo, 254 pages; VG/VG; sine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£3.50 net'; mild staining to spine, slight chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; small bumping to corners; slight browning to text block, dust jacket; interior clean; shelved case 6.
Minneapolis: The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota, 1984. Limited Edition, 1/400. 8vo; VG; paperback; thin cream spine without text; Limited Edition of 400 copies; covers have minor discoloration to the corners and edges; text block is clean; 7p. Includes tipped-in folding article and letter (as seen in photo). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
London: Faber and Faber, 2002. First UK Edition. Small Octavo: VG-/VG: Black spine with silver and off white text: DJ covered in mylar sheath, clean and with virtually no shelfwear: Boards are strong but dust stained, general shelfwear, bumping at corners and head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First UK Edition: 174 pp.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1997. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG; Spine is red with silver text; DJ has light shelf wear, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has minimal signs of handling, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 273; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. Reprint. Signed; Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG+; Spine is yellow with red text; DJ has light edgewear, design is clear, Brodart Cover; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing and bumping to corners and head/tail of spine, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 320; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd, 1870. First edition. Octavo in green hardcovers with black and gold gilt; VG; moderate soiling and fraying on boards; open gutter at center but good binding; library sticker inside front cover; pencil inscription and seal on end pages; paper faded with minor foxing; text clean; pp. 190; shelved in Case # 4.
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1945. First Tower Books Edition. 10mo; pp 308; G-; dark green spine with light green text; no jacket; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; stain to read joint; some fraying to corners and spine edges; text block shows age darkened exterior edges; small stain to head fore edge; few chips to first few pages at corners; hairline crack to front gutter at half title page; previous owner's name to ffep; interior age toned;.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First Edition. Quarto; pp 256; VG-/paperback; red spine with white text; covers show slight shelf wear to exterior; scratch to front; minor rubbing to edges; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Arthur Fields Books, Inc., 1973. First Edition. Octavo; pp 315; G/no-DJ; lightly sunned red spine with gilt text; note from Lem Billings to Michael Kennedy paper clipped to ffep; cloth has slightly soiled panels; slightly splayed panels; some soiling to exterior; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; slight offset stain from paper clip; interior clean; deckled edges;.
Great Britain: Picador, 2011. First UK Edition. small 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid matte black DJ spine with white uppercase title, small illustrated segment and light blue author and white publisher. hazy black frames the softly red jacket front and rear. minimal edgewear with imprinted white titles, barely worn ends and edges. solidly bound and neat textblock. 398 pp. ISBN# 9781447205975.
New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1902. First U.S. Edition. 12mo; pp 248; Fair; red spine with red text; no jacket; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; white titles and small illustration to front; some soiling to exterior; modestly sunned spine; slight chipping to front gutter; dampstaining to front tail edge and rear head edge; slight white spotting to rear and spine; sturdy boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; split start to front gutter at ffep; pastedowns and endpapers have dampstaining to edges; frontispiece; illustrated; few pages show slight staining, impacting some plates; otherwise interior clean;.
London: John Murray, 1929. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Octavo, 1202 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild wear; top edge of text bock red; price on front cover of 'net 7/6'; with small leaflet advertising the third large printing of 'The Complete Sherlock Holmes Short Stories' loose within, also mentioned on the rear cover; age-toning to pages; incredibly scarce, especially with dust jacket; shelved case 13.
New York: Hurst & Company. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, stains on rear, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has spotting to top edge, ink inscription on front flyleaf, paper is age-toned and brittle; 354 pages.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. First Edition. Octavo, 252 pages; VG-; fully bound in red cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small blotch on the lower spine, pages have dust build up along the top edge, have minimal detachment in several spots, page 195 has a printing error; features several illustrations in full plates; shelved case 13.
New York: Isaac Pitman & Sons. New Era edition. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, ink stains to front, rear, and spine; Text block has ink stain to front edge and front endpapers, penciled address on front endpapers, text clean, mild age-toning to paper; “By permission of the author”; Does not include text in roman font; 170 pages.
J. M. Gibson, 1987. Centenary Facsimile Edition, #21/50 copies. Octavo, 168 pages; VG; in pictorial wraps in red card jacket lettered in gilt, housed in a VG red slipcase; jacket has a very mild discoloration along middle of rear cover where the book is held to remove from the slipcase; SIGNED by Jean Conan Doyle on title page; original purchase information included; Facsimile of the First appearance in Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1887; shelved case 13.
Castle Books, 1976. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong, owner name printed on front; Text block has tanning to endpapers, slight smudge to front edge, else clean and tight; “Comprising: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes; The Return of Sherlock Holmes; and, The Hound of the Baskervilles” — title page; 636 pages, illustrated.
New York: Quill, 1983. First U.S. Quill edition. Octavo; First U.S. Quill edition; G; Paperback; Spine, brown with white and blue print; Container is brown cardboard, with red, white, and blue print, edgewear, tears to top and bottom edges (taped), shelfwear; “Dossier” is brown paper with black print, included ephemera is two-hole punched bound with red ribbon, includes print and non-print materials; unpaged, illustrated, non-print material fastened to rear flap.
New York: R.F. Fenno & Company, 1895. 10mo; pp 287; Fair; sunned green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows some whitish spotting to exterior; alternative green cover; lightly bumped corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; mild defect to gutter at pp 114-115; missing pp 195-216, as is; missing last few endpapers, as is; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown;.
Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 1985. Octavo; unpaginated; VG-/G; yellow spine without text; facsimile of the original Sherlock Holmes manuscript; introduction booklet laid in at ffep; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine and edges; minor chips to corners; exterior patterned with brown and green question marks; some chips to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning toward edges; interior clean;.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with blue and black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild bump to spine tail, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; xix, 331 pages, illustrated.
New York: Meyer M. Dublin, 1949. Limited. Octavo; VG- condition. Thin pamphlet. Pages have some age-toning to them (see photos for details). Limited Edition 57/100. 2pp. Inscribed by Nathan L. Bengis to the previous owner (R. I. Paxton). Item is extremely fragile. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
London: Blackie & Son Limited. Octavo; G+/VG-; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners, chipping on spine edges, folding on front interior flap, age toning in interior, light foxing and soiling in interior, protected by mylar; boards strong, minor edgewear, spine age toned, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on edges and fore corners, soiling in rear interior along gutter; text block age toned, some separation from spine, gutter visible, occasional foxing along head edge; 287pp.