PÈNE DU BOIS, WILLIAM. 1916-1993.
Five illustrations for ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE'S The Poison Belt (New York: Macmillan), pen and ink and collage, various sizes.
The Poison Belt was one of Doyle's most successful stories starring Professor Challenger, the science-fiction counterpart of Sherlock Holmes. It was first serialized in the Strand Magazine in 1913. The edition with William Pène du Bois's drawings also featured an introduction by John Dickson Carr. One of the illustrations present here incorporates a portrait of Arthur Conan Doyle.