23 May 2011

Upcoming Auction: First Editions and Detective Fiction

Australian Book Auctions next sale features the collection of noted Australian crime fiction bibliographer John Loder. Highlights from the sale include a first edition of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet (est. $40,000 to $80,000 AUD) and the Melbourne first edition of Fergus Hume's The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (est. $10,000 to $15,000 AUD). The auction is to be held in two session on 30 and 31 May.

The books are on view from 27 to 30 May at the Gallery, 909 High Street, Armadale, Victoria. A PDF of the catalogue is available.

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