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Sherlock Holmes, rare-book collector

Stern, Madeleine B.

Sherlock Holmes, rare-book collector

a study in book detection

by Stern, Madeleine B.

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Published by Schulte in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan, -- Sir, -- 1859-1930 -- Characters -- Sherlock Holmes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Madeleine B. Stern.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18085802M

    I picked up a copy of the book and checked the last page. Rats, I’d been off by sixteen pages. Along with my great uncle Arthur, I own the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium, located at Baker Street, West London, Massachusetts. As can be assumed by the name, we stock Sherlock Holmes–related books and merchandise.   The first American edition published in Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott in appeared nearly two years after the English publication, and only a few months before the second Sherlock Holmes book The Sign of Four averaged $5, The wrapped issue that preceded the clothbound issue by several months is valued at around $10,

    Bloomington by Gaslight: Sherlock Holmes in the Lilly Library Back. Madeleine B. Stern. Sherlock Holmes: Rare-Book Collector. Rockville Centre, New York,   When a book theft does occur, the lack of evidence could stump Sherlock Holmes. Even noticing the theft can take years. A stolen painting leaves an obvious blank spot on a .

    In this first book of the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery, Emma Doyle introduces herself: I am the half owner, manager, head shop clerk, and chief duster of the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium in the Cape Cod town of West London, well as reprints of the original Sir Arthur Conan Doyle books, we carry new books representing anything and everything in the pastiche or /5.   A Visit to the Shadowy World of Rare Book Theft The Seedy Underbelly of Antiquarian Bookselling. The book was kept in a case, under lock and key, and propped open so that guests could examine the pages. “It does have a bit of Sherlock Holmes to it,” he said. I also mentioned a term I’d heard him using before—typographical Author: Dwyer Murphy.


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