A Bright, Fine Copy of the True First Edition of This Sherlock Holmes Novel In the Rare Original Publisher's Dust Jacket
DOYLE, Arthur Conan. Valley of Fear. A Sherlock Holmes Novel. New York: George H. Doran Company , [1914].
True first edition (precedes the British edition by three months). Octavo (7 5/8 x 5 3/16 inches; 195 x 130mm). 320 pp. With seven full page illustrations by Keller (including frontispiece).

Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. In the rare original dust jacket. A small bookseller's blindstamp on front free endpaper. Book is fine. Jacket is completely unrestored. Jacket with some wear to edges and front flap fold and with longer chip at foot of fold. Some small chips to edges and corners. A crease line to lower front panel. Spine and back panel of jacket a bit foxed. Overall a bright, fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom full brown morocco clamshell, gilt stamped.

Green and Gibson A39c.

HBS # 67258 $10,000