Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1981. Frederic Dorr Steele, Sidney Paget. Collector's Edition. Full Leather with decorative gold-stamping. Thick 8vo, black leather with four raised hubs, gold lettering on spine and large golden fingerprint on front and back covers, Introduction by Vincent Starrett, original full color frontispiece of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with 63 Illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele, Sidney Paget, and others; red silk page-marker, red watered-silk moire endpapers and pastedowns; a.e.g. [all page edges gilded], xxvi + 764 pages. 2 lbs. 15 oz. Very Fine / None. Item #5282
Classic Detective Series very attractively bound with decorative black leather over boards, 22 carat gold lettering & stamping, & other fine touches including Excellent Illustrations, silk page marker and watered moire silk endpapers, and gold edging to all pages for extra protection.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION: Very Tight, bright, clean copy with as new illustrations. Heavy book that will likely require extra postage for overseas' shipment.