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.
[Sherlock Holmes]

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $70.00

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An important early American parody of Sherlock Holmes parodies 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.

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.
[Sherlock Holmes]

Author Name: Bangs, John Kendrick

Illustrator: Illustrated with 24 black and white plates by Peter Newell.

Categories: Illustrations / Illustrators, 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works, Anthologies & Short Story Collections,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: 1897.

Binding: Hardcover.

Type: [Bleiler,39]

Size: 12mo; 6.75 inches tall.

lb: 2.00 lb

Seller ID: 008403

Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Parody;,