|Publisher||THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY|
The Franklin Library, 1987. Full-Leather. Still sealed in publisher plastic, never opened. FIRST EDITION, thus. (First edition of the work in this format and binding.) Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. One of the harder to find leather bound versions of the Franklin Mystery Library. Frontispiece. An unknown number were printed in real leather instead of the leatherette version in which most titles in series were printed. An excellent edition of this great mystery classic. Green full-leather. Raised bands on spine, all page edges gilt. Gilt decorations on spine and cover. Archival paper. Ribbon marker. Marbled endpapers. Has the four Sherlockian maps as appendix. Maps showing places mentioned in Sherlock Holmes stories, maps of London, England, Europe and United States. Illustrations by Mitchell Hooks. 463 pages.