The Valley of Fear
A late Sherlock Holmes long story
Reprint (but first issue in this edition). Small hardback, 17.5 × 11cm, 306pp
From the annals of Dr Watson comes this dark tale of Sherlock Holmes’ early encounter with Professor Moriarty. When Holmes and Watson receive a cipher from one of Moriarty’s henchmen warning of dark doings at a manor house, they find themselves on the trail of a murderer. Almost immediately, they are on their way to Sussex where they discover a corpse with its head blown to pieces. But all is not as it seems. For the origins of this case lie in America, and involve a Pinkerton’s man and the doings of a terrible and secretive lodge...
A good reading copy. The covers are rubbed and dulled and the pages tanned throughout but the book remains in good readable condition.