The Hound of the Baskervilles, a novel by acclaimed author Arthur Conan Doyle, is touted as one of the most exciting works in the Sherlock Holmes saga. Published in 1902 by George Newnes, Limited, London, this book offers a captivating blend of mystery, suspense, and drama that will keep the reader on the edge.
Stunning in its plot development and narrative, The Hound of the Baskervilles spins a tale of adventure, intrigue and the quintessential Holmesian detective wit and wisdom. The chilling atmosphere created by the author perfectly encapsulates the dark moorlands and the ominous presence of the supposed 'hell-hound'.
The book being offered here is a rare first edition of this riveting novel, a must-have for any ardent Sherlock Holmes fans or collectors of classic literature. It's not just a book but a piece of history, serving as a striking testament to Doyle's incredible storytelling prowess and unmatched creativity in the realm of detective fiction.
First edition. Octavo. Frontispiece and 15 full-page illustrations by Sidney Paget. Original red cloth stamped in gilt with elaborate floral design and pictorial hound in black, (fading on spine) slight tear on top of spine (either side). No foxing in the text. Very good. 359 pages. A rare and collectable book in the original cloth.
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