Publication: George Newnes, Limited, 1902, London
First edition. Bound in the publisher's original red cloth with gilt decorations and lettering on the front cover and spine. Sixteen full-page illustrations by Sidney Paget. Former owner's inked name and street address on front fly leaf and inked initials on front pastedown sheet, minor wear to spine ends, top edge lightly soiled, else a near fine, bright, clean copy of a mystery classic. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on the wild Devon moorland with the footprints of a giant hound nearby, the blame is placed on a family curse. It is now up to Holmes and Watson to solve the mystery of the legend. Housed in a bright cloth clamshell case, with a hound like the one on the book's front cover on the front panel and titles stamped in gold gilt on a leather spine label. An attractive presentation. A Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone title.
Inventory Number: 37647