The Pursuit of the House-Boat being some further accounts of the divers doings of the associated shades under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. An important early American parody of Sherlock Holmes and the first printed in the USA. The author dedicated the book to A. Conan Doyle. --- Tan cloth covered boards, titles stamped in black and gilt. Four color pictorial front decoration. Bindings firm. Text clean; lightly toned. Light shelf handling. Spine darkened. some minor soil to front and rear boards. 12mo; 6.75 inches tall. vii, 204 + [4] pp. publisher's adverts. Illustrated with 24 black and white plates by Peter Newell. [Bleiler,39]

Title: The Pursuit of the House-Boat being some further accounts of the divers doings of the associated shades under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.

Author Name: Bangs, John Kendrick

Illustrator: Peter Newell

Categories: 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 008403

Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Detective and mystery stories; Fiction; General; History; Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character); Private investigators,