First edition of this sleaze exposé of polygamous Mormon prophet Jesse James Strang, his beautiful cross-dressing wife Elvira, and his leadership of the Strangites as Revelator and King of Michigan's Beaver Island.
First edition of Meyer's second Sherlockian pastiche, concerning a pair of theatrical murders and cast of suspicious characters including George Bernard Shaw, Ellen Terry, Bram Stoker, and Oscar Wilde.
Abridged edition of Boucher's THE CASE OF THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS, cut down to a fraction of its former self "to speed up the story" for the reader under doctor's orders to strictly limit their daily intake of Sherlockian metafiction.
By Arthur Conan Doyle, edited by William S. Baring-Gould
First single-volume edition of Baring-Gould's annotated and indexed edition of Doyle's four novels and fifty-six short stories, extensively illustrated with maps, diagrams, photographs, and drawings by Doyle, Sidney Paget, Frederic Dorr Steele, and numerous others.
Uncommon first U.S. edition of this Golden Age anthology, with an introductory essay by Knox expanding on his Rules of Detective Fiction and stories by Agatha Christie, Marie Belloc-Lowndes, Maurice Leblanc, Baroness Orczy, and others.