Portions of the Sherlock Holmes Collections in the Elmer Andersen
Library, University of Minnesota at Minneapolis.
About Sherlockian books
The Universal Sherlock Holmes
(De Waal's comprehensive bibliography)
| Supplement maintained by
Basic booklist by Les Klinger
The Well-Read Sherlockian
review site (pre-2007) | The
classic Sherlockian works, pastiches, other material
Holmes Booklist, compiled by Evelyn Leeper |
Sherlock Holmes Illustrated, compiled by Mark Martinez.
recommendations from the Diogenes Club
Shortling books and commentary
(University of North Carolina)
and booksellers, list on Sherlockian.Net
The original stories
Four novels and five books of short stories, published between 1887 and
1927 -- full
information on Sherlockian.Net. Not all old books are first
editions -- especially, there are scores of
"pirated" editions of
The Sign of the Four -- but they can be of great interest.
In recent years, as
copyright has been expiring on the works of Arthur Conan Doyle, there
are again many, often cheap, editions available.
In between, these are some editions of special interest:
The Complete Sherlock Holmes, published by Doubleday (paperback edition
by Penguin), includes all 60 of the original stories.
The Oxford Sherlock Holmes, newly edited text
with many informative notes, published 1993 in hardback and paperback editions.
The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, edited by
Leslie Klinger —
errata. It is a successor to
The Annotated Sherlock Holmes, edited by William S.
Baring-Gould, published in 1967 in one-volume and two-volume editions, heavy
with notes about "Sherlockian" scholarship.
Some significant reference books
The Encyclopaedia Sherlockiana by Jack Tracy, reference book about names,
places and Victorian details in the stories, published 1977 in hardback,
paperback edition also available.
The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, by Ronald
B. De Waal, published 1974. Additional volume: The International
Sherlock Holmes, 1980. New edition,
Universal Sherlock Holmes, in five volumes, limited edition, 1994.
Holmes Handbook by the editor of Sherlockian.Net.
Gaslight says about it.)
Online from Google Print
Direct links to books scanned for Google Print do not seem to be
possible, but these titles are among the books available:
Holmes by Gas-Lamp: Highlights from the First Four Decades of the Baker Street Journal
of Sherlock Holmes and Other Eccentric Readings
Standard Doyle Company: Christopher Morley on Sherlock Holmes
Moriarty Principle: An Irregular Look at Sherlock Holmes
Pastiches — novels and stories about Holmes, not by ACD
Sherlockian.Net pastiches index page
Vampires, a list of Holmes-vampire tales compiled by Bill Mason
Other places to look
journals, magazines and newsletters
e-World of Sherlock Holmes
Libraries with Sherlock Holmes collections
from the Sub-Librarians Scion
Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto, supported by the
of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection
Elmer L. Anderson
Library, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
and its catalogue |
| Video |
Library, St. Martin's Street, London (this collection was formerly
at the nearby Marylebone Library)
Green Bequest at Portsmouth
There are also collections at
the University of Texas (here's
a blog showing a few of Texas's rarities),
Indiana University, and other institutions.
Musée Sherlock Holmes,
Sherlock Holmes Museum,
The On-Line Books Page
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