New York: Harper & Brothers, 1894. First American edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. 259 pp. Bound in patterned light blue cloth with gold lettering and Gordian knot design in dark blue on the front board, gilt lettering and handcuff design in dark blue on the spine. Frontispiece and 23 additional plates with illustrations by Sydney Paget and W. H. Hyde. Second issue of the first American edition, as per Green and Gibson (although in our opinion better described as the second American edition). Green and Gibson A14c. An attractive copy of the fourth Sherlock Holmes book, and the second collection of Sherlock Holmes short stories. Near Fine. Item #00008018
Near Fine with a couple of tiny areas of red discoloration to the top edge of the front board and a bit of darkening to the textblock.