Thomas Gianni Signed Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories w/ Original Art Sketch

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sherlock-holmes-big-book-of-stories-original-art-remarque-sketch-thomas-gianni-1This massive hardcover volume includes over 800 pages with 83 short stories and includes brief biographies of each author. Includes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as well as Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Anne Perry, Laurie R. King and many others. Best of all, it is a signed edition and also features an original art sketch of Sherlock Holmes (as depicted by Basil Rathbone in the classic Universal Studios movie series) by cover artist Thomas Gianni. The signature and sketch appear on the first blank page in the book.  Gianni, a frequent contributor of cover artwork to The Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine, has worked in advertising as a storyboard artist and product renderer, in animation as a background painter, in editorial and book illustration, in portraiture, in collectible card game art for Magic the Gathering and the Harry Potter game. Currently, Gianni is working on a series of Robert E. Howard books for the REH Foundation. For his work on the Howard books, he received the Rankin Award for Artistic Achievement.  Please note- the book is both signed by Gianni and features an original art sketch drawn by hand by Gianni. The book is in excellent and unread condition with only minor wear to the dust jacket and will be shipped with the utmost care.  

Price: $99.99