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.
First edition of Nichols's collected profiles of notable figures of his day, including Arthur Conan Doyle, Ronald Knox, Rose Macaulay, P.G. Wodehouse, Somerset Maugham, and Nellie Melba, whose personal secretary he was and whose autobiography he ghostwrote.
First edition of this detective story, twelfth in a long series of Great Detective Books written by Chicago's first police detective (and by some unknown quantity of ghostwriters, particularly on those books published by his famous agency after his death.)
First edition of these plays, including the Agatha Christie-an CLEVER DICK and the Holmesian SHERLOCK'S LAST CASE, by a playwright with "no great partiality for the works of A. Conan Coyle" and "no particular interest" in the detective genre.
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.