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Accueil » Toutes les news » Complétez votre bibliothèque avec Rupert Books
par
Thierry Saint-Joanis
Complétez votre bibliothèque avec Rupert Books
Rupert Books April ACD & SH listing
Avril 10, 2007
PUBLICATION

Chaque mois, la librairie anglaise Rupert Books propose une liste de livres et documents conan-doyliens et holmésiens en vente par correspondance. L`occasion de compléter votre collection ou d'en estimer la valeur...


Rupert Books, depuis 1984,  propose des ouvrages consacrés à  Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes, et Jack l'éventreur.




Voici une sélection des livres disponibles en ce début de mois d'avril :








SHERLOCK HOLMES BY A. CONAN DOYLE


(INTERNATIONAL SHERLOCK HOLMES PLUS SHERLOCK HOLMES PAPERBACK  BONANZA.) Ronald Burt De Waal, The International Sherlock Holmes: A  Companion Volume to The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes and Dr.  Watson. Hamden: Archon Books/London: Mansell Publishing, 1980. Second of  De Waal’s massive Sherlockian bibliographies—6,135 entries. VG in VG d/w,  rubbed, chipped, short tears. Plus an attractive and varied assortment: The  Best of Sherlock Holmes (Dent/Everyman Library, 1995, VG+); Sherlock  Holmes: Four Great Novels (Parragon, 1995, NF); Sherlock Holmes: The  Short Stories (Parragon, 1995, NF); Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled  Band (Penguin 60s, 1996, F). Plus set of three matching Puffin Classics:  The Hound of the Baskervilles (1994, F), The Great Adventures of  Sherlock Holmes (1994, F), and The Extraordinary Cases of  Sherlock Holmes (1994, F). Plus set of four matching Penguin Popular  Classics: A Study in Scarlet (1996, F), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes  (1994, F), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1996, F), and His  Last Bow (1997, F). Twelve volumes. £35 the set.

(SHERLOCK HOLMES IN INDIAN EDITIONS.) A collection of uncommon  English-language paperback editions published in India: The Adventures of  Sherlock Holmes (Calcutta: Rupa, 1989, F); The Hound of the  Baskervilles (Bombay: Jaico, 1991, NF); Best of Sherlock Holmes  (New Delhi: Classic Paperbacks, c. 1989, VG); The Casebook of Sherlock  Holmes (Calcutta: Rupa, 1989, F); Cases of Sherlock Holmes (New  Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill, 1990, VG+); The Complete Long Stories of Sherlock  Holmes (Bombay: Jaico, 1990, VG+). Plus three-volume edition of the entire  Canon: The Complete Sherlock Holmes Novels and Stories (New Delhi:  Classic Paperbacks, c. 1989; rear cover of Volume I features a photograph of  Carleton Hobbs and Norman Shelley; rear cover of Volume III features a  photograph of Douglas Wilmer and Nigel Stock; F). Nine volumes. £40 the  set.


 

SHERLOCKIANA


COCHRAN, WILLIAM R. & GORDON R. SPECK, eds. Commanding Views  From The Empty House: Collected Writings by the Occupants of the Empty  House. Indianapolis: Gasogene Books, 1996. Scion-society anthology devoted  to "The Final Problem" and "The Empty House," with contributions by Newton M.  Williams, Michael W. McClure, Brad Keefauver, Joseph J. Eckrich, et al. F in  illustrated wraps. £16.


KAYE, MARVIN, ed. Game Is Afoot, The: Parodies, Pastiches and  Ponderings of Sherlock Holmes. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994. Superb  anthology, with contributions by Frederic Dorr Steele, James M. Barrie, John  Kendrick Bangs, R. C. Lehmann, August Derleth, S. C. Roberts, Vincent  Starrett, H. F. Heard, Luke Sharp, O. Henry, Bret Harte, John Dickson Carr,  Anthony Boucher, Basil Rathbone, et al. F in F d/w. £25.


ROTHMAN, STEVEN, ed. Standard Doyle Company, The: Christopher  Morley on Sherlock Holmes. New York: Fordham University Press, 1990.  Collection of essays, short stories, a play, and previously unpublished  material about Holmes, the B.S.I., and all aspects of Sherlockiana. F in F  d/w. £25.






NON-SHERLOCKIAN WORKS OF A. CONAN DOYLE


MY FRIEND THE MURDERER AND OTHER MYSTERIES AND ADVENTURES. New York:  Lovell, Coryell, 1893. First U.S. edition. Early short-story collection first  issued in England as Mysteries and Adventures (1889) and as The  Gully of Bluemansdyke (1892). Exceptionally scarce. Rebound in  contemporary marbled boards with quarter light brown leather, titled gilt, and  raised bands. VG, rubbed, front hinge cracked. £350.


MYSTERY OF CLOOMBER, THE. London: Greenhill Books, 1987. Welcome  reprint of 1888 novel of murder and retribution, set in storm-beaten Scotland.  F in F d/w. £15.


PARASITE, THE. Westminster: A. Constable, 1894. Acme Library. Early  novel of witchcraft, mesmerism, and sexual obsession. Dark blue ribbed cloth,  titled gilt. Scarce. VG, rubbed. £155.


PARASITE, THE: A STORY. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895. First  U.S. edition. Illustrated by Howard Pyle. Dark grey cloth, titled gilt. NF,  slightly rubbed. £75.


PARASITE, THE. Westminster: Archibald Constable, 1897. First edition,  reissue. Beautifully rebound in marbled boards with quarter red leather,  titled gilt. F. £80.


POISON BELT, THE: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF ANOTHER AMAZING ADVENTURE OF  PROFESSOR CHALLENGER. New York: Hodder and Stoughton/George H. Doran,  1913. First U.S. edition, later issue, of second Professor Challenger  science-fiction novel. Illustrated by Harry Rountree. Maroon textured cloth,  titled gilt. NF. £90.


POISON BELT, THE. London, New York, and Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton,  [1915]. Early reprint of second Professor Challenger science-fiction novel,  originally issued in 1913. Rebound in red cloth, titled gilt. F.  £30.


PROFESSOR CHALLENGER STORIES, THE: THE LOST WORLD, THE POISON BELT, THE  LAND OF MIST, THE DISINTEGRATION MACHINE, WHEN THE WORLD SCREAMED. London:  John Murray, 1969. Reprint of 1952 edition. Entire Challenger saga in one  massive omnibus volume. NF in VG+ d/w, sunned, slightly rubbed, short tear,  price-clipped. £35.


REFUGEES, THE: A TALE OF TWO CONTINENTS. London: Longmans, Green,  1893. Second edition, originally issued in 3 vols. a few months earlier.  Historical novel of Huguenots who flee Louis XIV’s France for Canada. Rebound  in green cloth, titled gilt. F. £55.


RODNEY STONE. New York: D. Appleton, 1896. First U.S. edition. Boxing  novel set in the Regency period. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. Heavy maroon  buckram, titled silver and gilt. NF, heel of spine slightly frayed.  £70.


----------. Another copy. VG, rear hinge cracked, rear endpaper  scribbled on, rear paste-down defaced by removal of bookplate. £30.


ROUND THE FIRE STORIES. London: Smith, Elder, 1908. Collection of  seventeen tales, including two apocryphal Holmesian stories, "The Man with the  Watches" and "The Lost Special." Red cloth, decorated with pictorial design of  two men examining the leather funnel, titled gilt. VG, foxed, lightly rubbed  and spotted, spine faded. £130.


ROUND THE RED LAMP: BEING FACTS AND FANCIES OF MEDICAL LIFE. London:  Methuen, 1894. October 1894 adverts. Collection of fifteen early classic  tales. Red ribbed cloth, titled gilt. VG, slightly frayed and soiled, gilt  effaced. £125.


SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE READER, THE: FROM SHERLOCK HOLMES TO  SPIRITUALISM, ed. Jeffrey Meyers & Valerie Meyers. New York: Cooper  Square Press, 2002. Massive survey of Conan Doyle’s vast literary output,  including Sherlock Holmes, horror and science fiction, adventure and  historical fiction, selections from The Stark Munro Letters, The  Crime of the Congo, The Lost World, A Visit to Three Fronts,  and The Wanderings of a Spiritualist, and, in its entirety, The  Poison Belt. F in F d/w. £25.


SIR NIGEL. New York: McClure, Phillips, 1906. First U.S. edition.  Prequel to The White Company (1891). Illustrated by the Kinneys. Light  blue-green ribbed cloth, heavily decorated with pictorial design of shield and  crossed halberds and pennant, titled black. NF, back board lightly soiled,  short tear to tissue guard. £70.


SONGS OF ACTION. London: Smith, Elder, 1898. Conan Doyle’s first  collection of verse. Light blue buckram, decorated with pictorial design of  pennant, titled gilt. VG, rubbed. £60.


SONGS OF ACTION. New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1898. First U.S.  edition of Conan Doyle’s first collection of verse. Red silk-basket cloth,  titled gilt. VG+, lightly soiled. £65.


STARK MUNRO LETTERS, THE: BEING A SERIES OF SIXTEEN LETTERS WRITTEN BY J.  STARK MUNRO, M.B., TO HIS FRIEND AND FORMER FELLOW-STUDENT, HERBERT  SWANBOROUGH, OF LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, DURING THE YEARS 1881-1884. London:  Longmans, Green, 1895. July 1895 adverts. Autobiographical novel of a young  medical doctor. Dark green cloth, titled gilt. Exceptionally bright. NF,  slightly frayed at points, slight bubbling. £110.


----------. Another copy. VG, frayed at extremities, spine relaid,  foxed. £50.


THREE OF THEM: A REMINISCENCE. London: John Murray, 1923. Little  collection of tales featuring the three Conan Doyle children and their  parents. F in NF d/w, lightly soiled, small tears. £50.


THROUGH THE MAGIC DOOR. London: Smith, Elder, 1907. Conan Doyle traces  his own literary interests and the importance of literature in life.  Illustrated. Red cloth, decorated with pictorial design of Pepys in his  library, titled gilt. NF, spine slightly faded. £105.


----------. Another copy. VG, slightly frayed and faded, spine  darkened. £60.


THROUGH THE MAGIC DOOR. New York: McClure, 1908. First U.S. edition.  Scarce, as only 468 copies were printed. Exceptional copy. Slate-grey cloth,  titled gilt. NF, virtually unrubbed, small spot at rear. £140.


----------. Another copy. Exceptional copy. Slate-grey cloth, titled  gilt. NF, lightly rubbed at points. £120.


TRAGEDY OF THE KOROSKO, THE. London: Smith, Elder, 1898. Passengers on  Nile cruise are captured by Dervishes. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. Dark red  cloth, decorated with pictorial design of Dervishes accosting woman, titled  gilt. VG, foxed, soiled, slightly bumped and frayed, hinges loose.  £125.


----------. Another copy. VG, slightly frayed and soiled, spine  darkened, rear hinge cracked. £90.


TRAGEDY OF THE KOROSKO, THE. London: John Murray, 1925. Thin-paper  edition. Red cloth, titled gilt. VG+, spine slightly faded. £20.


TRAGEDY OF THE KOROSKO, THE. Bloomington: Gaslight Publications, 1983.  Conan Doyle Centennial Series. Afterword by Dale L. Walker. Welcome reprint. F  as issued without d/w. £20.


UNCLE BERNAC: A MEMORY OF THE EMPIRE. London: Smith, Elder, 1897.  Napoleonic novel, lengthened by one-third after its serialisation in The  Strand Magazine. Illustrated by Robert Sauber. Red cloth, decorated and  titled gilt. VG, spine faded, lightly soiled and frayed, front hinge cracked,  rear hinge loose. £80.


----------. Another copy. VG, spine faded. £50.


UNKNOWN CONAN DOYLE, THE: ESSAYS ON PHOTOGRAPHY, ed. John Michael  Gibson and Richard Lancelyn Green. London: Secker and Warburg, 1982. Conan  Doyle was a keen amateur photographer, and from 1881 to 1885 he contributed a  series of articles to leading photographic journals. Inscribed by Gibson,  whose autograph is seldom encountered. F in F d/w. £20.


UNKNOWN CONAN DOYLE, THE: LETTERS TO THE PRESS, ed. John Michael  Gibson and Richard Lancelyn Green. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1986.  First U.S. edition. Conan Doyle wrote hundreds of letters to newspapers of the  day, covering a staggering array of topics. Signed by Lancelyn Green and  Gibson; Gibson’s autograph is seldom encountered. F in F d/w. £45.


----------. Another copy. Inscribed by Gibson, whose autograph is  seldom encountered. F in F d/w. £30.


"Voice of Science, The," in Selections from The Strand Magazine: Vol. 1  1891. London: Vernon and Yates, 1966. Facsimile reprint, with all the  original illustrations, of 32 stories and articles, including Conan Doyle’s  first contribution plus "A Night with the Thames Police" and "Portraits of the  Duke of Clarence and Avondale." Uncommon. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock  Holmes Collection. NF in illustrated wraps, slightly foxed. £30.


WHITE COMPANY, THE. London: Smith, Elder, 1911. Thirty-first Edition,  originally published in 1891. Conan Doyle’s finest historical novel.  Illustrated by George Willis Bardwell. School presentation copy with marbled  edges, bound in contemporary brown ribbed morocco with intricately gilded  spine, titled gilt. VG, rubbed. £50.




MILITARY, TRUE CRIME, AND POLITICAL WORKS


APPRECIATION OF SIR JOHN FRENCH, AN. Cambridge: Rupert Books, 1999.  Rupert Books Monograph Series No. 13. Afterword by Squadron Leader Philip  Weller. Facsimile edition of a rare 1916 Conan Doyle propaganda work,  issued during the Great War to bolster morale by praising the Field-Marshal’s  military leadership. Limited to 400 copies. As new in illustrated wraps.  £5.


BRITISH CAMPAIGN IN FRANCE AND FLANDERS, THE. London: Hodder and  Stoughton, 1916-1920. Complete six-volume set of Conan Doyle’s most ambitious  work. Blue cloth, titled gilt. VG-NF; Vol. I, nicked, slightly frayed, spine  relaid; Vols. II-III, spines faded; Vols. IV-VI exceptionally bright.  £175.


----------. Another set. All first impressions except Vol. I, which is  a fourth impression, containing the author’s new preface, written in 1920  after all six volumes had been published. Superior set. Exceptionally bright,  virtually unrubbed. NF; Vols. I-II and V bumped. £220.


BRITISH CAMPAIGNS IN EUROPE 1914-1918, THE. London: Geoffrey Bles,  1928. Slightly revised, single-volume edition of Conan Doyle’s six-volume  history, The British Campaign in France and Flanders (1916-1920).  Uncommon. Blue sand-grain cloth, titled gilt. VG, spine sunned.  £100.


GREAT BRITAIN AND THE NEXT WAR. Boston: Small, Maynard, 1914. Reply to  General von Bernhardi’s Germany and the Next War. Warns England of the  dangers posed by aggressive German policy, and prophetically proposes a  Channel tunnel. Exceedingly scarce. Red paper boards, heavily decorated with  pictorial design of German infantrymen and a cannon being fired, titled black.  VG, spine faded, scuffed, nicked, frayed at extremities. £175.


STRANGE STUDIES FROM LIFE AND OTHER NARRATIVES: THE COMPLETE TRUE CRIME  WRITINGS OF SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE, ed. Jack Tracy. Bloomington: Gaslight  Publications, 1988. Second printing. Expanded reprint of 1963 Candlelight  Press edition. Introduction by Peter Ruber. Essays originally serialised in  The Strand Magazine in 1901, plus three short stories and the  Spiritualist article, "A New Light on Old Crimes." Illustrated by Sidney  Paget. F in F d/w. £20.


TO ARMS! Cambridge: Rupert Books, 1999. Rupert Books Monograph  Series No. 11. Afterword by Squadron Leader Philip Weller. Facsimile  edition of a scarce 1914 Conan Doyle propaganda work, issued as a military  recruiting pamphlet at the outbreak of the Great War and also used abroad to  provide neutrals with a clear statement of the British case against Germany.  Philip Weller’s afterword chronicles Conan Doyle’s work for the secret  government propaganda unit, Wellington House. Limited to 400 copies. As new in  printed wraps. £5.


VISIT TO THREE FRONTS, A: GLIMPSES OF THE BRITISH ITALIAN AND FRENCH  LINES. New York: George H. Doran, 1916. First U.S. edition. One of Conan  Doyle’s rarest works, his wartime impressions of the British, Italian, and  French lines. Brown paper boards with white paper labels, titled black. VG,  slightly chipped, spine label chipped. £175.




SPIRITUALISM AND TRAVEL WRITINGS


"Answer of the Spiritualists, The," in Where Are the Dead? London,  Toronto, Melbourne, and Sydney: Cassell, 1928. Symposium in which Conan Doyle  defends his faith. Seldom encountered in d/w. F in VG+ d/w, head of spine only  slightly chipped, spine slightly darkened. £180.


EARLY CHRISTIAN CHURCH AND MODERN SPIRITUALISM, THE. Cambridge:  Rupert Books, 1998. Rupert Books Monograph Series No. 9. Afterword by  Michael W. Homer. Facsimile edition of a rare 1925 Conan Doyle Spiritualist  pamphlet, which argues that manifestations from the spirit world were  prevalent in early, "primitive" Christianity. Limited to 400 copies. As new in  printed card covers. £5.


EDGE OF THE UNKNOWN, THE. London: John Murray, 1930. Conan Doyle’s  last book, which includes his bizarre explanation of Houdini’s powers. Dark  blue cloth, titled gilt. VG, foxed, slightly rubbed, gilt dull.  £130.


FULL REPORT OF A LECTURE ON SPIRITUALISM DELIVERED BY SIR ARTHUR CONAN  DOYLE, A. Cambridge: Rupert Books, 1998. Rupert Books Monograph Series No.  1. Afterword by Richard Lancelyn Green. An unrecorded work, published  in 1919 by The Worthing Gazette Co. and containing the full text of Conan  Doyle’s address. One of the earliest of the author’s many Spiritualist  pamphlets. No copy is known to have been preserved in any library or private  collection, and it is not listed in Green and Gibson, A Bibliography of A.  Conan Doyle. Limited to 400 copies. Signed by Lancelyn Green. As new in  printed card covers. £5.


HISTORY OF SPIRITUALISM, THE. London, New York, Toronto, and  Melbourne: Cassell, 1926. 2 vols. History of modern Spiritualism told with  obvious sincerity. Seldom encountered in their d/w’s. VG+ in VG d/w’s, soiled,  spines darkened. £400.


----------. Another set. Beautifully rebound in marbled boards with  quarter red ribbed leather, titled gilt, and raised bands. F. £160.


NEW REVELATION, THE [The London Spiritualist Alliance Speech of 1917].  Cambridge: Rupert Books, 1998. Rupert Books Monograph Series No. 3.  Afterword by Richard Lancelyn Green. Facsimile edition of a previously  unrecorded work published by The Progressive Thinker Publishing House in  Chicago, with a full account of Conan Doyle’s speech on Spiritualism given to  the London Spiritualist Alliance in October 1917. The speech was used as the  basis for a book of the same title, which was published the following year.  Not listed in Green and Gibson, A Bibliography of A. Conan Doyle.  Limited to 400 copies. As new in printed card covers. £5.


NEW REVELATION, THE. London, New York, and Toronto: Hodder and  Stoughton, 1918. Conan Doyle’s first declaration of his Spiritualist faith.  Black sand-grain cloth, titled gilt. VG, spine sunned. £35.


----------. Another copy. VG, rubbed, spine sunned and slightly  creased. £15.


----------. Another copy. Seventh impression. Grey-green paper covers.  VG, chipped at head and heel of spine. £30.


NEW REVELATION, THE. New York: George H. Doran, 1918. First U.S.  edition. Brown criss-cross-grained cloth, titled brown and gilt. NF, slightly  rubbed. £70.


----------. Another copy. VG, rubbed, gilt effaced, soiled.  £50.


OUR AFRICAN WINTER. London: Duckworth, 2001. Welcome reprint of Conan  Doyle’s fourth travel book, an account of his last Spiritualist tour  originally issued in 1929. F in F d/w. £20.


OUR AMERICAN ADVENTURE. London, Toronto, and New York: Hodder and  Stoughton, [1923]. Conan Doyle’s second travel book, an account of his first  North American Spiritualist crusade. Exceedingly scarce. Beautifully rebound  in cream cloth with quarter black leather, titled gilt. F. £230.


OUR REPLY TO THE CLERIC [Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lecture in Leicester,  October 19th, 1919]. Cambridge: Rupert Books, 1998. Rupert Books Monograph  Series No. 5. Afterword by Michael W. Homer. Facsimile edition of a  rare, early Conan Doyle Spiritualist pamphlet. This important speech, a reply  to the outspoken attack on Spiritualism made at the Church Congress in  Leicester by The Rev. J. A. Magee, is reissued as it was originally published  in January 1920 by The Spiritualists’ National Union, to whom Conan Doyle gave  the address. Limited to 400 copies. As new in printed card covers.  £5.


PHENEAS SPEAKS: DIRECT SPIRIT COMMUNICATIONS IN THE FAMILY CIRCLE.  London: Psychic Press and Bookshop, 1927. Conan Doyle’s spirit guide holds  forth. Light blue cloth, titled white. Light blue cloth, titled white. NF,  spine only slightly sunned. £90.


"Psychic Question as I See It, The," in Case for and against Psychical  Belief, The, ed. Carl Murchison. Worcester: Clark University, 1927. Scarce  anthology, with contributions by Sir Oliver Lodge, L. R. G. Crandon, Walter  Franklin Prince, Harry Houdini, et al. Maroon cloth, titled gilt.  Exceptionally bright copy. NF, only lightly rubbed, bumped. £90.


"Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" and "The ‘Daily Express’ Symposium," in My  Religion. London: Hutchinson, [1925]. Symposium that contains two Conan  Doyle Spiritualist essays, one an address delivered on 4 October 1925.  Exceptionally bright copy. Olive cloth, titled black. NF. £60.


SPIRITUALISM: SOME STRAIGHT QUESTIONS AND DIRECT ANSWERS. Cambridge:  Rupert Books, 1998. Rupert Books Monograph Series No. 8. Afterword by  Michael W. Homer. Facsimile edition of the rare 1922 leaflets that were  distributed at Conan Doyle’s lectures on Spiritualism, containing his own  answers to the questions he was most often asked. Limited to 400 copies. As  new in printed card covers. £5.


SPIRITUALISM AND RATIONALISM: WITH A DRASTIC EXAMINATION OF MR. JOSEPH  M’CABE. Cambridge: Rupert Books, 1998. Rupert Books Monograph  Series No. 7. Afterword by Michael W. Homer. Facsimile edition of Conan  Doyle’s 1920 defence of Spiritualism, written in reply to Joseph McCabe.  Contains Conan Doyle’s considered response to the claim made by McCabe that  Spiritualism was based on fraud. Limited to 400 copies. As new in printed card  covers. £5.


VERBATIM REPORT OF A PUBLIC DEBATE ON "THE TRUTH OF SPIRITUALISM."  London: Watts, 1920. Between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, representing  Spiritualism, and Joseph McCabe, representing The Rationalist Press  Association, held at Queen’s Hall, London, on 11 March 1920. Light green paper  covers, titled black. VG, lightly soiled and spotted, short closed tears,  staples rusted. £170.


VITAL MESSAGE, THE. New York: George H. Doran, 1919. First U.S.  edition. Are the dead really dead? Conan Doyle’s second Spiritualist  confession. Light green cloth, titled black. NF, slightly rubbed.  £60.


----------. Another copy. First U.S. edition, second issue. Contains  four pages not included in first issue. NF, slightly rubbed, spine slightly  darkened. £60.


WANDERINGS OF A SPIRITUALIST, THE. London: Hodder and Stoughton,  [1921]. Conan Doyle’s first Spiritualist crusade. Black cloth, titled gilt.  VG, foxed, slightly nicked, spine faded. £120.


HUNTINGTON, TOM. "Man Who Believed in Fairies, The," in  Smithsonian. Vol. 28, No. 6, September 1997. Well-illustrated survey of  the Cottingley Fairies incident. For Conan Doyle, the proof was in the  pictures. As new in paper covers. £8.


PEARSALL, RONALD. Table-Rappers, The. London: Book Club  Associates, 1973. Survey of the haunted Victorian era of Spiritualism, with  references to Conan Doyle. Book Club Edition. NF in VG d/w, short tears.  £10.




CONTRIBUTIONS


CENTRAL COMMITTEE FOR NATIONAL PATRIOTIC ORGANIZATIONS, THE. Story  of British Prisoners, The. Cambridge: Rupert Books, 1999.  Rupert Books Monograph Series No. 12. Afterword by Squadron Leader Philip  Weller. Facsimile edition of a scarce 1915 Conan Doyle propaganda work, issued  during the Great War to provide neutrals with proof of German atrocities  committed against prisoners of war. Limited to 400 copies. As new in printed  wraps. £5.


DENIS, LEON. Mystery of Joan of Arc, The. London: John Murray,  1924. Translation of La Verite sur Jeanne d’Arc (1911). Translated and  with a preface by Conan Doyle, who brings psychic knowledge to his task.  Bright, superior copy. Light blue cloth, titled silver. NF, only lightly  rubbed, bumped. £90.


----------. Another copy. Beautifully rebound in blue cloth with  quarter aqua morocco, titled gilt, gilt top edge. F. £90.







MAGAZINE APPEARANCES


"Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, The," in The Strand Magazine.  London: George Newnes, 1892. Vol. III, January to June 1892. Also contains  "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," "The Adventure of the Engineer’s Thumb,"  "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet,"  and "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches." Illustrated by Sidney Paget.  Rebound in contemporary maroon cloth with quarter black leather, titled gilt.  VG, heavily rubbed. £70.


"Adventure of the Cardboard Box, The," in The Strand Magazine.  London: George Newnes, 1893. Vol. V, January to June 1893. Also contains "The  Adventure of the Yellow Face," "The Adventure of the Stockbroker’s Clerk,"  "The Adventure of the ‘Gloria Scott’," "The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual,"  and "The Adventure of the Reigate Squire." Illustrated by Sidney Paget.  Rebound in contemporary maroon cloth with quarter black leather, titled gilt.  VG, rubbed. £70.


"Battle of Messines, The: ‘A Model and Masterpiece of Modern Tactics’," in  The Strand Magazine. Vol. LVI, No. 335, November 1918. Nineteenth  installment of Conan Doyle’s history of the Great War, collected in The  British Campaign in France and Flanders: 1917 (1919). Illustrated. VG in  paper covers. £30.


"Bendy’s Sermon: A Story in Verse," in The Strand Magazine. London:  George Newnes, 1909. Vol. XXXVII, January to June 1909. Reproduced in  facsimile from Conan Doyle’s original manuscript. Illustrated by A. J. Gough.  Collected in Songs of the Road (1911). Light blue cloth, heavily  decorated with Strand cover device. Exceptionally bright and virtually  unrubbed. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes Collection. F, lightly  soiled. £100.


(BOUND STRAND MAGAZINE WITHOUT CONAN DOYLE.) The Strand  Magazine. London: George Newnes, 1894. Vol. VII, January to June 1894.  Contains first four installments of Arthur Morrison’s "Martin Hewitt,  Investigator". Illustrated by Sidney Paget. Light blue cloth, heavily  decorated with Strand cover device. Exceptionally bright and virtually  unrubbed. NF, lightly soiled. £50.


"Brigadier Gerard at Waterloo" (two parts), in The Strand Magazine.  London: George Newnes, 1903. Vol. XXV, January to June 1903. Also contains  "The Brigadier in England," "How the Brigadier Joined the Hussars of  Conflans," "How Etienne Gerard Said Good-Bye to His Master," and "The Leather  Funnel." Illustrated by W. B. Wollen and A. Castaigne. Collected in  Adventures of Gerard (1903) and Round the Fire Stories (1908).  Light blue cloth, heavily decorated with Strand cover device. From The Michael  Pointer Sherlock Holmes Collection. VG, rubbed, lightly soiled, hinges weak.  £100.


----------. Another copy. Rebound in contemporary maroon cloth with  quarter black leather, titled gilt. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes  Collection. VG, rubbed, head of spine frayed. £70.


"Evidence for Fairies, The" in The Strand Magazine. Vol. 61, No.  363, March 1921. Conan Doyle’s second fairy article. Two new Cottingley  fairies photographs, about which he later wrote The Coming of the  Fairies (1922). Exceptionally scarce. VG in colour paper covers, some  front adverts carefully removed, head and heel of spine chipped.  £120.


"Man Who Would Wreck the World, The," in Hearst’s International and  Cosmopolitan. Vol. 86, February 1929. Illustrated by J. M. Clement. First  U.S. appearance of "The Disintegration Machine," a Professor Challenger  science-fiction tale. Collected in The Maracot Deep (1929). As  attractive as it is scarce. VG in illustrated paper covers, head and heel of  spine chipped. £100.


"Pot of Caviare, The," in The Strand Magazine. London: George  Newnes, 1908. Vol. XXXV, January to June 1908. Illustrated by R. Caton  Woodville. Collected in Round the Fire Stories (1908). Light blue  cloth, heavily decorated with Strand cover device. Exceptionally bright and  virtually unrubbed. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes Collection. F.  £120.


"Scandal in Bohemia, A," in The Strand Magazine. London: George  Newnes, 1891. Vol. II, July to December 1891. Also contains "The Red-Headed  League," "A Case of Identity," "The Boscombe Valley Mystery," "The Five Orange  Pips," and "The Man with the Twisted Lip." Illustrated by Sidney Paget. Plus  A. Conan Doyle in "Portraits of Celebrities at Different Times of Their  Lives." Rebound in contemporary maroon cloth with quarter black leather,  titled gilt. VG, heavily rubbed. £70.


"Story of the Beetle-Hunter, The," in The Strand Magazine. London:  George Newnes, 1898. Vol. XV, January to June 1898. Illustrated by A. G.  Hatrick. Collected in Round the Fire Stories (1908). Light blue cloth,  heavily decorated with Strand cover device. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock  Holmes Collection. VG+, only slightly rubbed, spine darkened. £80.


"Story of the Japanned Box, The," in The Strand Magazine. London:  George Newnes, 1899. Vol. XVII, January to June 1899. Also contains "The Story  of the Jew’s Breast-Plate," "The Story of B 24," "The Story of the Latin  Tutor," and "The Story of the Brown Hand." Illustrated by Sidney Paget.  Collected in Round the Fire Stories (1908). Light blue cloth, heavily  decorated with Strand cover device. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes  Collection. VG, spine darkened, lightly soiled. £100.


"Story of the Man with the Watches, The," in The Strand Magazine.  London: George Newnes, 1898. Vol. XVI, July to December 1898. Illustrated by  Frank Craig. Also contains "The Story of the Lost Special," "The Story of the  Sealed Room," "The Story of the Black Doctor," "The Story of the Club-Footed  Grocer," and "The Story of the Brazilian Cat." Illustrated by Max Cowper,  Claude A. Shepperson, J. Finnemore, and Sidney Paget. Collected in Round  the Fire Stories (1908). Light blue cloth, heavily decorated with Strand  cover device. Exceptionally bright, superior copy. From The Michael Pointer  Sherlock Holmes Collection. NF, only slightly rubbed. £120.


"Tragedy of the Korosko, The," in The Strand Magazine. Vol. XIII,  No. 79, July 1897. Third installment of Egyptian adventure novel published in  book form in February 1898. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. VG+ in paper covers.  £40.


"Tragedy of the Korosko, The," in The Strand Magazine. Vol. XIII,  No. 81, September 1897. Fifth installment of Egyptian adventure novel  published in book form in February 1898. Illustrated by Sidney Paget. VG in  paper covers, slightly soiled. £40.


"Voice of Science, The," in The Strand Magazine. London: George  Newnes, 1891. Vol. I, January to June 1891. Conan Doyle’s first appearance in  The Strand Magazine, collected in Uncollected Stories (1982).  Illustrated by W. S. Stacey. Light blue cloth, heavily decorated with Strand  cover device. Exceptionally bright and virtually unrubbed. F. £100.


----------. Another copy. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes  Collection. VG, rubbed, spine darkened and spotted. £40.






EPHEMERA


(ARTWORK.) "Sherlock Holmes." Signed, hand-coloured, woodcut  print of a Japanese Holmes by Japanese Sherlockian Kiyoshi Tanaka. Illustrated  in Philip Weller with Christopher Roden, The Life and Times of Sherlock  Holmes, p. 52. As new. £5.


(BRETT, JEREMY.) Invitation to the Rupert Books launch of Michael  Cox’s A Study in Celluloid: A Producer’s Account of Jeremy Brett as  Sherlock Holmes on 1 December 1999 at London’s Murder One. Reproduces the  cover of the book’s dust wrapper, Brett’s favourite photo of himself as  Sherlock Holmes. F. £5.


(BRETT, JEREMY.) 1996 Calabash Press leaflet promoting David Stuart  Davies’ Bending the Willow: Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes. Reproduces  the cover of the book’s dust wrapper, an exquisite portrait of Brett as  Sherlock Holmes. F. £2.


(BRETT, JEREMY.) 30"x46" poster from Granada Television’s The  Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, whose gorgeous artwork depicts Jeremy Brett  and David Burke as Holmes and Watson. Reproduced in Peter Haining, The  Television Sherlock Holmes, p. 180. Produced in 1985 by Boston’s WGBH-TV  to promote the series to its PBS affiliate stations, this poster was never  made available to the public and is exceptionally rare. F, rolled.  £1,000.


(BRETT, JEREMY.) 30"x46" poster from Granada Television’s The  Return of Sherlock Holmes, whose gorgeous artwork depicts Jeremy Brett and  Edward Hardwicke as Holmes and Watson. Reproduced in the third edition of  Peter Haining, The Television Sherlock Holmes, p. 252. Produced in 1987  by Boston’s WGBH-TV to promote the series to its PBS affiliate stations, this  poster was never made available to the public and is exceptionally rare. F,  rolled. £1,000.


(BRETT, JEREMY.) 16"x23" poster advertising the Rupert Books launch of  Linda Pritchard’s and Mary Ann Warner’s The Jeremy Brett–Linda Pritchard  Story: On the Wings of Paradise on 25 September 1998 at London’s Crime in  Store. Reproduces the cover of the book’s dust wrapper, which depicts Brett  (as Sherlock Holmes) and Pritchard running. F, rolled. £5.


(CIGARETTE CARD.) Cottingley Fairies, The. Famous photograph of  Frances Griffiths and the fairies. No.25 in Brooke Bond Tea’s Unexplained  Mysteries of the World series (1987). F. £2.


(CIGARETTE CARD.) General Charles George Gordon. Watson owned a  portrait of "Chinese" Gordon of Khartoum fame. No. 12 in Brooke Bond Tea’s  Famous People series (1969). F. £2.


(CIGARETTE CARD.) H.M. Queen Victoria. A certain gracious lady.  Ogden’s Guinea Gold Cigarettes series (1900). VG. £7.


(CIGARETTE CARD.) Lion’s Mane Jellyfish. No. 17 in Brooke Bond Tea’s  Incredible Creatures in the Sea series (1986). F. £2.


(CIGARETTE CARDS.) Conan Doyle Characters. Alexander  Boguslavsky issued a set of 25 coloured "Turf" cards depicting characters from  Conan Doyle’s books (19 of them from the Sherlock Holmes stories) in 1923.  There were three issues: black-, grey-, and green-backed. Complete set. NF,  green-backed. £200.


(CONAN DOYLE, A.) Sveum, Richard J. Letters of Arthur Conan Doyle  to Grant Allen, The. Minneapolis: Duchess Press, 2001. Two distinguished  British authors’ lives cross in this selection of four Conan Doyle letters,  reproduced in facsimile. Folded sheet. F. £5.


(HANDBILL.) Callan, F. G. Partners in Crime. Handbill from the  1990 run at London’s New End Theatre. As new. £2.


(HANDBILL.) Giovanni, Paul. Crucifer of Blood, The. Handbill  from the 1980 run at London’s Haymarket Theatre. From The Michael Pointer  Sherlock Holmes Collection. As new. £2.


(HANDBILL.) Martin, Christopher. Study in Scarlet, A. Handbill  from the 1991 run at Wolverhampton’s Grand Theatre. As new. £2.


(LEAFLET.) Sherlock Holmes and the Law: An Exhibition. Arthur  C. Pulling Rare Books Collection, University of Minnesota Law Library,  December 2002. Illustrated leaflet from an exhibition that displayed works on  law and crime that Holmes might have owned. F. £1.


(POSTCARD.) Douglas Wilmer as Holmes in "The Speckled Band," BBC  Television, 18 May 1964. Signed by Wilmer, whose autograph is seldom  encountered. As new. £10.


(POSTCARD.) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Douglas Walters’ drawing of Conan  Doyle seated at his writing desk, published by Calabash Press. New.  £1.


(POSTCARD.) William Gillette. Striking stencil-coloured portrait as  Holmes, wearing dressing gown and smoking pipe, seated on settee. Raphael Tuck  & Sons’ "Real Photograph" series 5005 (c. 1902). Scarce. VG+, back of card  defaced by removal from album. £70.


(POSTER.) Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The. 18"x24" poster,  in colour, depicting the only known example of the first edition in its  original dust wrapper. Produced by Biblioctopus of California for the 1984  Park Lane Book Fair in London. Limited to 500 copies. Heavy card stock. F.  £10.


(POSTER.) Move Over Moriarty. 13"x17" poster from the 1997  production of the irreverent comedy. F. £5.


(POSTER.) Partners in Crime. 16"x23" poster from the play’s  1990 run at London’s New End Theatre. Holmes in profile, after the style of  Frederic Dorr Steele. Heavy art-paper stock. F. £10.


(POSTER.) Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure at Sir Arthur  Sullivan’s. 12"x16" poster from the play’s Autumn 1996 touring production  starring Miles Richardson. Sullivan is best remembered for his collaboration  with W. S. Gilbert. Richardson’s father, Ian Richardson, starred in two Holmes  films in 1983. Signed by Richardson and four additional cast members. NF,  folded. £15.


(POSTER.) Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure at Sir Arthur  Sullivan’s. 12"x16" poster from the play’s Autumn 1996 touring production  starring Miles Richardson. Sullivan is best remembered for his collaboration  with W. S. Gilbert. Richardson’s father, Ian Richardson, starred in two Holmes  films in 1983. F. £4.


(PROGRAMME.) The Return of Sherlock Holmes. Programme from the  1997 tour of Ernest Dudley’s play. Sidney Paget cover. Handbill and ticket for  the 22 April performance at Southport’s Arts Centre laid in. Inscribed by cast  members Michael Cashman, Frederick Pyne, Nicholas Smith, Michael Lunney,  Alison Gorton, Pat Mackie, Sean Buckley, Neale S. McGrath, and Rebecca Stokes.  F in illustrated paper covers. £15.


(PROGRAMME.) Sherlock Holmes. Playbill programme from  the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1975 New York revival of the William Gillette  play at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre. The play starred John Wood, who is  depicted on the cover. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes Collection. F  in pictorial paper covers. £15.


(PROGRAMME.) Sherlock Holmes. Playbill programme from  the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1975 New York revival of the William Gillette  play at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre. The play starred John Neville, who is  depicted on the cover. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes Collection. F  in pictorial paper covers. £15.


(PROGRAMME.) Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure at Sir Arthur  Sullivan’s. Programme from the play’s Autumn 1996 touring production  starring Miles Richardson. Sullivan is best remembered for his collaboration  with W. S. Gilbert. Richardson’s father, Ian Richardson, starred in two Holmes  films in the 1980s. F in pictorial card covers. £5.


(SHERLOCK HOLMES & SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE IN PUNCH.) Punch, or  the London Charivari. London: Punch, 1926. Vol. CLXX, January to June  1926. The famous drawing of Conan Doyle wreathed in smoke, with Sherlock  Holmes, wearing dressing-gown and smoking pipe, shackled to his leg. Scarce  8"x10" illustration by Bernard Partridge appeared in the 12 May 1926 issue.  Magnificent. Also contains two lesser-known Holmes illustrations. Maroon  cloth, heavily decorated, titled gilt. VG+, lightly rubbed, spine faded.  £120.


(SHERLOCK HOLMES MISCELLANEA.) Various ephemeral items: Bloomsbury  Postcard Fair postcard, inscribed ("With best wishes / Richard") by Richard  Lancelyn Green; Douglas Wilmer signed postcard as Holmes in "The Speckled  Band," BBC Television, 1964; Japan Sherlock Holmes Club gold paper sticker  (Holmes in profile smoking pipe); set of eight Study in Scarlet greeting  cards; leaflet promoting David Stuart Davies’ Bending the Willow;  invitation to the launch of Michael Cox’s A Study in Celluloid;  programmes for Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure at Sir Arthur Sullivan’s  and Sherlock Holmes: The Riddle of the Royal Regalia; handbills  promoting Paul Giovanni’s The Crucifer of Blood, Christopher Martin’s  A Study in Scarlet, and F. G. Callan’s Partners in Crime;  cocktail napkin with silhouette of Basil Rathbone; 1900 Queen Victoria  cigarette card; 1969 General Gordon cigarette card; 1986 Lion’s Mane Jellyfish  cigarette card; 1987 Cottingley Fairies cigarette card; hand-coloured, woodcut  print of a Japanese Holmes by Kiyoshi Tanaka; 1953 Sherlock Holmes Society of  London menu card. F. £25.


(SHERLOCK HOLMES NAPKIN.) White paper cocktail napkin with silhouette  of Basil Rathbone as Holmes from Sherlock’s Home Pub, Minnetonka, Minnesota.  As new. £1.


(STAMPS & FIRST-DAY-COVER SOUVENIRS.) Royal Mail, 1993. "The  Reigate Squire," "The Hound of the Baskervilles," "The Six Napoleons," "The  Greek Interpreter," and "The Final Problem": First-Day Cover. Conan Doyle  (Crowborough) Establishment. Envelope bearing likenesses of Conan Doyle and  Sherlock Holmes, with all five stamps, franked 12 October 1993, Windlesham  Manor, Crowborough. Limited edition, numbered and signed by Malcolm Payne.  With Royal Mail, 1993. "The Reigate Squire," "The Hound of the Baskervilles,"  "The Six Napoleons," "The Greek Interpreter," and "The Final Problem":  Sherlock Holmes Royal Mail Mint Stamps. All five stamps, packaged in  attractive souvenir card folder depicting Beeton’s Christmas Annual, The  Strand Magazine, Conan Doyle, William Gillette, Eille Norwood, Peter  Cushing, and Jeremy Brett. With Royal Mail, 1993. "The Reigate Squire," "The  Hound of the Baskervilles," "The Six Napoleons," "The Greek Interpreter," and  "The Final Problem": Set of five Royal Mail postcards, each depicting one of  the stamps. F. £40 the set.


(STAMPS & FIRST-DAY-COVER SOUVENIRS.) First-Day Cover. Conan Doyle  (Crowborough) Establishment. Envelope bearing likenesses of Conan Doyle and  Sherlock Holmes, commemorating the 135th anniversary of Conan Doyle’s birth,  franked 22 May 1994, Windlesham, Crowborough. Limited edition of 30 copies,  numbered and signed by Malcolm Payne. With First-Day Cover. Conan Doyle  (Crowborough) Establishment. Envelope bearing likenesses of Conan Doyle and  Sherlock Holmes, commemorating the 65th anniversary of Conan Doyle’s death,  containing souvenir card, franked 7 July 1995, Windlesham, Crowborough.  Limited edition of 65 numbered copies. F. £25 the set.


(STAMPS & FIRST-DAY COVERS.) Royal Mail, 1993. "The Reigate  Squire," "The Hound of the Baskervilles," "The Six Napoleons," "The Greek  Interpreter," and "The Final Problem." Sherlock Holmes Royal Mail Mint Stamps.  All five stamps, packaged in attractive souvenir card folder depicting  Beeton’s Christmas Annual, The Strand Magazine, Conan Doyle, William  Gillette, Eille Norwood, Peter Cushing, and Jeremy Brett. F. £30.


(STAMPS & FIRST-DAY COVERS.) First-Day Cover. Conan Doyle  (Crowborough) Establishment. Envelope bearing likenesses of Conan Doyle and  Sherlock Holmes, commemorating the 135th anniversary of Conan Doyle’s birth,  franked 22 May 1994, Windlesham, Crowborough. Limited edition of 30 copies,  numbered and signed by Malcolm Payne. F. £20.


(STUDY IN SCARLET CHRISTMAS CARDS.) Set of eight Study in Scarlet  Season’s Greetings cards, printed on glossy card stock and comprising all  eight original David Cory colour illustrations commissioned and used by Rupert  Books in their Spring 1987 centenary catalogue, "A Century of Scarlet." Fine.  £4 the set.


(STUDY IN SCARLET GREETING CARDS.) Set of eight Study in Scarlet  greeting cards, printed on glossy card stock and comprising all eight original  David Cory colour illustrations commissioned and used by Rupert Books in their  Spring 1987 centenary catalogue, "A Century of Scarlet." Fine. £4 the  set.


(STUDY IN SCARLET PRINTS.) Set of eight 8"x10" Study in Scarlet  prints, printed on top-quality stock and enclosed in an attractive Study in  Scarlet folder, comprising all eight original David Cory colour illustrations  commissioned and used by Rupert Books in their Spring 1987 centenary  catalogue, "A Century of Scarlet." Fine. £4 the set.




CINEMA

 
(BRETT, JEREMY.) Original 8"x10" colour candid photograph of Brett  checking dialogue with production assistant, on location for The Naval  Treaty. Used in Michael Cox, A Study in Celluloid, photo no. 9. F.  £15.


(FRENCH SHERLOCK HOLMES FILM POSTER.) Original 4’x5’ French  three-sheet poster, Sherlock Holmes contre Jack l’Eventreur, for the  1965 British film, A Study in Terror, starring John Neville. Striking  image of Holmes with revolver in hand, plus secondary image of Jack the Ripper  bending over victim, all against brooding black background. Superior copy.  Exceptionally rare in this condition. NF, folded, minute splits to two folds.  £400.


(FRENCH SHERLOCK HOLMES FILM POSTER.) Original 4’x5’ French  three-sheet poster, Meurtre par Decret, for the 1979 Canadian film,  Murder by Decree, starring Christopher Plummer and James Mason as  Holmes and Watson. Attractive images of all ten principals, including a  knife-wielding Jack the Ripper, plus secondary image of a carriage carrying  the Ripper. Superior copy. Exceptionally rare in this condition. NF, folded.  £400.



RECORDS AND TAPES

 
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson star  in two 1954 radio broadcasts, "The Dying Detective" and "The Empty House."  Golden Age Records LP 5030. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes  Collection. F. £20.


BEST OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE: I-III. John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson  star in twelve classic 1954 radio broadcasts: "The Blackmailer," "A Scandal in  Bohemia," "Silver Blaze," "The Speckled Band," "The Second Stain," "The  Traitor," "Rare Disease," "The Norwood Builder," "The Solitary Cyclist," "The  Six Napoleons," "The Red-Headed League," and "A Case of Identity." Six-tape  slipcased set released in 1994 by Hodder Headline Audiobooks. F in F slipcase.  £24.


BEST OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE: IV. John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, and  Orson Welles star in four classic 1954 radio broadcasts: "The Final Problem,"  "The Empty House," "The Blue Carbuncle," and "The Yoxley Case." Two-tape set  released in 1995 by Hodder Headline Audiobooks. F. £8.


FOUR GREAT ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. Douglas Wilmer, one of  Holmes’ finest impersonators, reads "The Speckled Band," "The Devil’s Foot,"  "The Musgrave Ritual," and "Charles Augustus Milverton." Two-tape set from  Penguin Audiobooks. F. £10.


NEW ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE: VOLUME 1. Basil Rathbone and  Nigel Bruce star in two 1945 radio broadcasts: "The Unfortunate Tobacconist"  and "The Paradol Chamber." Simon & Schuster Audioworks tape. F.  £8.


NEW ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE: VOLUME 2. Basil Rathbone and  Nigel Bruce star in two 1945 radio broadcasts: "The Viennese Strangler" and  "The Case of the Notorious Canary Trainer." Simon & Schuster Audioworks  tape. F. £8.


ROBERT HARDY READS FOUR SHERLOCK HOLMES STORIES. Robert Hardy reads  "The Adventure of the Three Students," "The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire,"  "The Greek Interpreter," and "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton."  Two-tape set released in 1981 by Argo. F in lightly scuffed plastic case.  £10.


SHERLOCK HOLMES. Carleton Hobbs and Norman Shelley star in classic  1961-1966 BBC radio adaptations of "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Red-Headed  League," "Charles Augustus Milverton," and "The Speckled Band." Two-tape set  released in 1988 by BBC Radio. F. £12.


SHERLOCK HOLMES—THE MUSICAL. Original London cast recording of Leslie  Bricusse’s 1989 musical, which starred Ron Moody. RCA Victor/BMG LP BL74145.  F. £20.


SHERLOCK HOLMES 2. Carleton Hobbs and Norman Shelley star in classic  1957-1967 BBC radio adaptations of "The Blue Carbuncle," "Silver Blaze," "The  Final Problem," and "The Empty House." Two-tape set released in 1989 by BBC  Radio. F. £12.


SHERLOCK HOLMES 3. Carleton Hobbs and Norman Shelley star in classic  1962-1969 BBC radio adaptations of "The Musgrave Ritual," "Black Peter," "The  Bruce-Partington Plans," and "The Dancing Men." Two-tape set released in 1990  by BBC Radio. F. £12.







JOURNALS AND MAGAZINES


BAKER STREET JOURNAL, THE. One of the finest Sherlockian journals ever  produced.

(OS) Vol. 2, No. 2. £25. Vol. 2, No. 4. £25.  (NS) Vol. 2, No. 2. £50. Vol. 3, No. 1. £35. Vol. 4, No. 1.  £35. Vol. 4, No. 2. £35. Vol. 5, No. 2. £30.
 

Vol. 6, No. 2. £30. Vol. 7, No. 2. £25. Vol. 7,  No. 4. £25. Vol. 10, No. 2. £15. Vol. 11, No. 2. £15.  Vol. 42, No. 1. £5. 1999 Christmas Annual. £10.


2000 Christmas Annual. £12. 2001 Christmas  Annual. £12.


 
BAKER STREET MISCELLANEA. The finest Sherlockian journal ever  produced.

No. 1. £30. No. 2. £30. No. 3. £30. No.  4. £30. No. 5. £15. No. 6. £15. No. 7. £15. No. 8.  £15. No. 9. £15. No. 10. £15. No. 11. £15. No. 12.  £15. No. 13. £15. No. 14. £15. No. 15. £15. No.  16. £15. No. 17. £15. No. 18. £15. No. 19. £15.  No. 20. £15. No. 21. £12. No. 22. £12. No. 23.  £12. No. 24. £12. No. 25. £12. No. 26. £12. No.  27. £12. No. 28. £12. No. 29. £12. No. 30. £12.  No. 31. £12. No. 32. £12. No. 33. £12. No. 34.  £12. No. 35. £12. No. 36. £12. No. 37. £12. No.  38. £12. No. 39. £12. No. 40. £12. No. 41. £10.  No. 42. £10. No. 43. £10. No. 44. £10. No. 45.  £10. No. 46. £10. No. 47. £10. No. 48. £10. No.  49. £10. No. 50. £10. No. 51. £10. No. 52. £10.  No. 53. £10. No. 54. £10. No. 55. £10. No. 56.  £10. No. 57. £10. No. 58. £10. No. 59. £10. No.  60. £10. No. 61. £10. No. 62. £10. No. 63. £10.  No. 64. £10. No. 65. £10. No. 66. £10. No. 67.  £10. No. 68. £10. No. 69. £10. No. 70. £10. No.  71. £10. No. 72. £10. No. 74. £10. No. 76. £10.
 

 
BAKER STREET PILLAR BOX, THE: THE NEWSLETTER OF THE FRANCO-MIDLAND  HARDWARE COMPANY.

(NS) No. 5. £3. No. 6. £3. No. 7. £3.  No. 9. £5. No. 11. £5. No. 12. £5. Weller, Philip.  Introduction to the Franco-Midland Hardware Company, An. £1.
 

ELLERY QUEEN’S MYSTERY MAGAZINE (BRITISH EDITION).

No. 24, Jan. 1955. No Sherlockian content. Contributors  include Rex Stout, Jack London, Ben Hecht, Ellery Queen. £4.
 
 
FORMULARY, THE: THE JOURNAL FOR THE FRIENDS OF DR WATSON.

No. 15. £6.
 
 
MUSGRAVE PAPERS, THE: THE ANNUAL JOURNAL OF THE NORTHERN MUSGRAVES  SHERLOCK HOLMES SOCIETY.

Fifth Issue 1992. £10. Sixth Issue 1993. £10.  Seventh Issue 1994. £7. Eighth Issue 1995. £7. Ninth Issue 1996.  £7. Tenth Issue 1997. £7. Eleventh Issue 1998. £7.
 
 
PONTINE DOSSIER, THE.

(NS) Vol. 1, No. 2. £15.
 
 
RITUAL, THE: BI-ANNUAL REVIEW—THE NORTHERN MUSGRAVES SHERLOCK HOLMES  SOCIETY.

No. 10. £8. No. 11. £8. No. 12. £8. No.  13. £8. No. 14. £8. No. 15. £8. No. 18. £6.
 
 
SHERLOCK HOLMES GAZETTE, THE / SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE DETECTIVE MAGAZINE /  SHERLOCK.

No. 1. £4. No. 7. £20. No. 28. £10. No.  31. £4. No. 32. £4. No. 33. £4. No. 34. £10. No.  35. £10. No. 37. £4. No. 38. £4. No. 40. £4. No.  42. £4. No. 43. £4.
 
 
SHERLOCK HOLMES JOURNAL, THE. One of the finest Sherlockian journals  ever produced.

Vol. 1, No. 1. £75. Vol. 1, No. 3. £75. Vol. 2,  No. 1. £50. Vol. 2, No. 2. £50. Vol. 2, No. 3. £50. Vol.  2, No. 4. £50. Vol. 3, No. 1. £40. Vol. 3, No. 2. £40.  Vol. 3, No. 3. £40. Vol. 3, No. 4. £40. Vol. 4, No. 1.  £30. Vol. 4, No. 2. £30. Vol. 4, No. 3. £30. Vol. 4, No.  4. £30. Vol. 5, No. 1. £25. Vol. 5, No. 2. £25. Vol. 5,  No. 3. £25. Vol. 5, No. 4. £25. Vol. 6, No. 1. £20. Vol.  6, No. 3. £20. Vol. 6, No. 4. £20. Vol. 7, No. 1. £15.  Vol. 7, No. 2. £15. Vol. 7, No. 3. £15. Vol. 7, No. 4.  £15. Vol. 8, No. 2. £12. Vol. 8, No. 3. £12. Vol. 8, No.  4. £12. Tour of Switzerland in the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes:  Pictorial Supplement to Vol. 8, No. 4. £12. Vol. 9, No. 1.  £12. Vol. 9, No. 2. £12. Vol. 9, No. 3. £12. Vol. 9, No.  4. £12. Vol. 10, No. 1. £11. Vol. 10, No. 2. £11. Vol.  10, No. 3. £11. Vol. 10, No. 4. £11. Vol. 11, No.1. £11.  Vol. 11, No. 2. £11. Vol. 11, No. 3. £11. Vol. 11, No. 4.  £11. Vol. 12, No. 1. £11. Vol. 12, No. 2. £11. Vol. 12,  Nos. 3 & 4. £16. Vol. 13, No.1. £11. Vol.13, No. 2.  £11. Vol. 13, No. 3. £11. Vol. 13, No. 4. £11. Vol. 14,  No. 1. £75. Vol. 14, No. 2. £11. Vol. 14, Nos. 3 & 4.  £14. Vol. 15, No. 1. £10. Vol. 15, No. 2. £10. Vol. 15,  No. 3. £10. Vol. 15, No. 4. £10. Vol. 16, No.1. £9. Vol.  16, No. 2. £9. Vol. 16, No. 3. £9. Vol. 16, No. 4. £9.  Vol. 17, No.1. £8. Vol. 17, No. 2. £8. Vol. 17, No. 3.  £8. Vol. 17, No. 4. £8. Vol. 18, No. 1. £7. Vol. 18, No.  2. £7. Study in Scarlet Centenary Special (1887-1987), A.  £14. Vol. 18, No. 3. £7. Vol. 18, No. 4. £7. Vol. 19, No.  1. £6. Vol. 19, No. 2. £6. Vol. 19, No. 3. £6. Vol. 19,  No. 4. £6. Vol. 20, No. 1. £6. Vol. 20, No. 2. £6. Vol.  20, No. 3. £6. Vol. 20, No. 4. £6. Vol. 21, No. 1. £6.  Vol. 21, No. 2. £6. Vol. 21, No. 3. £6. Vol. 21, No. 4.  £6. Vol. 22, No. 1. £6. Vol. 22, No. 2. £6. ‘Back to  Baker Street’: Supplement to Vol. 22, No. 2. £6. Vol. 22, No. 3.  £6. Vol. 22, No. 4. £6. Vol. 23, No. 1. £6. Vol. 23, No.  2. £6. Vol. 23, No. 3. £6. Vol. 23, No. 4. £6. Vol. 24,  No. 1. £6. Vol. 24, No. 2. £6. Vol. 24, No. 3. £6. Vol.  24, No. 4. £6. Vol. 25, No. 1. £6. Vol. 25, No. 2. £6.  Vol. 25, No. 3. £6. Vol. 25, No. 4. £6. Vol. 26, No. 1.  £6. Vol. 26, No. 2. £6. Vol. 26, No. 3. £6. Indexes,  Vols. 1-20. £1 each.
 
 
SHERLOCKIAN, THE. Short-lived journal from Magico Magazine.

Vol. 1, No. 3. £7.
 
 
SHOSO-IN BULLETIN, THE. Sherlockian annual from Tokyo, limited to 300  numbered copies, published in English by The Men with the Twisted Konjo.

Vol. 5: 1995. £7. Vol. 6: 1996. Inscribed by editor  Hirayama Yuichi. £7. Vol. 8: 1998. £7.
 






FICTIONAL TREATMENTS OF CONAN DOYLE AND HIS  WORKS

 
FROST, MARK. List of Seven, The: A Novel. New York: William  Morrow, 1993. Conan Doyle and Queen Victoria’s special agent unmask a  diabolical plot in 1884. F in F d/w. £20.


----------. List of Seven, The. London: Hutchinson, 1993. First  U.K. edition. F in NF d/w. £15.


NYE, NICHOLAS. Return to the Lost World. Upton-upon-Severn:  Self Publishing Association, 1991. Professor Challenger returns to the  prehistoric plateau. Inscribed by Nye. F in F d/w. £20.


SAFFRON, ROBERT. Demon Device, The. New York: G. P. Putnam’s  Sons, 1979. Conan Doyle’s 1917 espionage mission into wartime Germany. VG in  VG d/w, spotted, chipped, short tear. £12.



BIOGRAPHIES AND ASSOCIATED WORKS


BOOTH, MARTIN. The Doctor and the Detective: A Biography of Arthur  Conan Doyle. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2000.  First U.S. edition of The Doctor, the Detective and Arthur Conan Doyle: A  Biography of Arthur Conan Doyle, issued in 1997. Excellent biography. F in  F d/w. £20.


CARR, JOHN DICKSON. Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The. New  York: Harper & Brothers, 1949. First U.S. edition. Third biography, still  one of the finest. NF in VG d/w, rubbed, slightly chipped, externally and  internally tape-reinforced, price-clipped. £25.


----------. Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The. New York:  Barnes & Noble Books, 1994. F in F d/w. £15.


COREN, MICHAEL. Conan Doyle. London: Bloomsbury Publishing,  1996. First paperback edition, originally issued in 1995. Short biography. F  in pictorial wraps. £8.


COX, DON RICHARD. Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: Frederick  Ungar, 1985. Literary biography, with emphasis on Holmes. F in F d/w.  £25.


DALBY, RICHARD. "Horror and Adventure Stories of Sir Arthur Conan  Doyle, The," in Book and Magazine Collector. No. 100, July 1992.  Wonderfully illustrated survey of the first editions. Contains bibliography.  VG in pictorial paper covers, spine slightly splitting. £5.


GOLDFARB, CLIFFORD S. Great Shadow, The: Arthur Conan Doyle,  Brigadier Gerard, and Napoleon. Ashcroft: Calabash Press, 1997. Foreword  by Dame Jean Conan Doyle. Throughout the nineteenth century, the shadow of  Napoleon hovered over Europe, and that shadow was to influence many writers,  none more so than Conan Doyle. Major study of all of Conan Doyle’s Napoleonic  fiction, with emphasis on Brigadier Gerard. Establishes Gerard as a character  as worthy of study as Sherlock Holmes. Limited to 150 numbered copies, signed  by Goldfarb. As new in d/w. £24.


----------. Another copy. First paperback edition. As new in  illustrated wraps. £16.


GREEN, RICHARD LANCELYN. Conan Doyle of Wimpole Street: The Story  behind the Commemorative Plaque at 2 Upper Wimpole Street, London.  Penyffordd: Arthur Conan Doyle Society, 1994. Introduction by Christopher  Roden & Barbara Roden. Did Conan Doyle live in Wimpole Street or  Devonshire Place when he wrote the first Holmes short stories in 1891? Signed  by Lancelyn Green. As new in printed, textured card covers. £10.


HIGHAM, CHARLES. Adventures of Conan Doyle, The: The Life of the  Creator of Sherlock Holmes. New York: W. W. Norton, 1976. Second printing.  Popular biography. F in NF d/w, price-clipped. £20.]


----------. Adventures of Conan Doyle, The: The Life of the Creator  of Sherlock Holmes. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1976. First U.K. edition.  Popular biography. F in F d/w. £20.


LOWNIE, ANDREW. Literary Companion to Edinburgh, The. London:  Methuen, 2000. Revised edition of The Edinburgh Literary Guide (1992).  The literary history of Edinburgh, with three sections on Conan Doyle. F in  illustrated wraps. £10.


NICHOLS, BEVERLEY. Are They the Same at Home?: Being a Series of  Bouquets Diffidently Distributed. London: Jonathan Cape, 1927. Private  lives of public figures. Chapter on Conan Doyle at home, discussing Holmes and  Spiritualism. G+, spine faded, head of spine frayed. £20.


NORDON, PIERRE. Conan Doyle: A Biography. New York, Chicago,  and San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967. First U.S. edition of  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: l’Homme et l’Oeuvre (1964). Translated from the  French by Frances Partridge. Fourth biography, with emphasis on literary  criticism, the last written with access to the Conan Doyle archives. F in VG  d/w, short tears, slightly chipped and edge-worn. £20.


----------. Another copy. VG+, fore-edge soiled. £10.


----------. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: l’Homme et l’Oeuvre. Paris:  Didier, 1964. Fourth biography, with emphasis on literary criticism, the last  written with access to the Conan Doyle archives. Two of its chapters and all  of its notes (most containing lengthy English quotations) were deleted from  the 1966 English translation. Exceedingly scarce in its original French  edition. F in printed wraps. £100.


----------. Another copy. Rebound in grey cloth, with top half of  original cover affixed to front panel. From The Michael Pointer Sherlock  Holmes Collection. NF, only slightly rubbed. £100.


OREL, HAROLD, ed. Critical Essays on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  New York: G. K. Hall, 1992. Impressive critical anthology, encompassing the  entire spectrum of Conan Doyle’s literary output. F as issued without d/w.  £40.


PASCAL, JANET B. Arthur Conan Doyle: Beyond Baker Street. New  York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Oxford Portraits. Engaging,  well-illustrated biography written for younger readers. A worthy successor to  its now-scarce predecessors, Mary Hoehling’s The Real Sherlock Holmes  (1965) and James Playsted Wood’s The Man Who Hated Sherlock Holmes  (1965). F in pictorial boards. £20.


PAYNE, MALCOLM & PHILIP WELLER, eds. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and  Groombridge Place: An Examination of Some Connections Between Sir Arthur Conan  Doyle and Groombridge Place. Crowborough: Conan Doyle (Crowborough)  Establishment, 1995. Conan Doyle’s associations with Groombridge Place, the  basis for Birlstone Manor in The Valley of Fear. F in illustrated card  covers. £3.


PEARSALL, RONALD. Conan Doyle: A Biographical Solution. London:  Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1977. Biography that asks whether we would remember  Conan Doyle had he not written the Holmes stories. Four reviews laid in. From  The Michael Pointer Sherlock Holmes Collection. F in F d/w. £20.


----------. Conan Doyle: A Biographical Solution. Glasgow:  Richard Drew Publishing, 1989. First paperback edition, originally issued in  1977. Biography that asks whether we would remember Conan Doyle had he not  written the Holmes stories. F in illustrated wraps. £8.


PEARSON, HESKETH. Conan Doyle. London, Boston, and Sydney:  Unwin Paperbacks, 1987. Reprint of 1943 edition. Introduction by Graham  Greene. Second biography, controversial in that it was hated so intensely by  Adrian Conan Doyle. NF in illustrated wraps. £5.


----------. Conan Doyle: His Life and Art. London: Methuen,  1943. Second biography, controversial in that it was hated so intensely by  Adrian Conan Doyle. F in G+ d/w, chipped, short closed tears, piece missing  from front of wrapper. £25.



BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND REFERENCE WORKS


 
FREEMAN, R. AUSTIN. As a Thief in the Night. London: House of  Stratus, 2001. Reprint of 1928 edition. Classic novel featuring Dr. Thorndyke,  the great scientific investigator—and Holmes’ most successful rival. "Nothing  is hidden from Thorndyke." F in pictorial wraps. £7.


----------. Eye of Osiris, The. London: House of Stratus, 2001.  Reprint of 1911 edition. Classic novel featuring Dr. Thorndyke, the great  scientific investigator—and Holmes’ most successful rival. "The ace of  detectives." F in illustrated wraps. £7.


----------. Mystery of 31 New Inn, The. London: House of  Stratus, 2001. Reprint of 1912 edition. Classic novel featuring Dr. Thorndyke,  the great scientific investigator—and Holmes’ most successful rival. "If in  trouble send for Dr. Thorndyke." F in pictorial wraps. £7.


GREEN, RICHARD LANCELYN & JOHN MICHAEL GIBSON. Bibliography  of A. Conan Doyle, A. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983. Foreword by Graham  Greene. Massive, definitive, scarce. Inscribed by Lancelyn Green and signed by  Gibson. F in VG d/w, soiled, chipped, short tear. £200.


POUND, REGINALD. Maypole in the Strand, A. London: Ernest Benn,  1948. Scarce history of the great Strand Magazine, as recorded by one  of its last editors. Contains the chapter, "Conan Doyle and Some Others," and  many references to Sherlock Holmes. NF in VG+ d/w, lightly chipped, short  tear. £40.


----------. Mirror of the Century: The Strand Magazine  1891-1950. South Brunswick and New York: A. S. Barnes, 1966. First U.S.  edition. History of the great magazine, as recorded by one of its last  editors. Contains the chapter, "Enter Sherlock Holmes," and many references to  Holmes and Conan Doyle. F in NF d/w, lightly rubbed. £35.







JACK THE RIPPER


WILLIAMS, TONY with HUMPHREY PRICE. Uncle Jack. London: Orion  Books, 2006. First paperback edition. Hitherto-unknown suspect. Was Dr. John  Williams Jack the Ripper? F in pictorial wraps. £8.







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