Very Good (Book condition) Book A nice copy. First edition in one volume. First Canadian edition thus. Very good with soiling to boards, sunning to spine. Previous owner's signature on ffep. Hinges started. Text clean, binding strong. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near Fine; 3. Very Good; 4. Good; 5. Fair. ]
Used-Good. Good hardback (no dustjacket) First edition in one volume. Tidy copy in tight binding. Spine faded and mottled; Gilt titles remain bright, on front board and spine. Name inked onto fornt free end paper; pages yellowing on edges; a little foxing present.
1. pp. 639. Physical description: 639p.; 19cm. Subjects: Sherlock Holmes--Mystery fiction--Detective fiction. Near fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn (with some minor loss) and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Price-clipped. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: from the library of Patricia and Charles Harding with their bookplate to front pastedown.
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