Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., No Date [circa 1975]. Large crown octavo, original brick red cloth over black cloth sides, spine panel with black stamped title labels lettered in silver. 1122 pp (paginated consecutively). A fine set in fine original pictorial dust jackets of this oversized set. Item #312649
¶ 'THE COMPLETE SHERLOCK HOLMES is the only complete, definitive edition of these famous stories. Originally published in nine separate books, containing thirteen hundred pages of the best detective fiction in English literature, they are the authoritative text of every Sherlock Holmes story ever written. All four full-length novels and all fifty-six short stories are included, and Christopher Morley has written a delightful preface, 'In Memorium Sherlock Holmes', which appears in the first of the two volumes. Contents: Volume 1: A STUDY IN SCARLET (novel); THE SIGN OF FOUR (novel); THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (12 short stories); THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (11 short stories). Volume 2: THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (13 short stories); THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (novel); THE VALLEY OF FEAR (novel); HIS LAST BOW (8 short stories); THE CASE BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (12 short stories).
Price (USD): $45.00