Scarce monograph on the Black history of Sherlock Holmes fandom, profiling figures from the worlds of theater, literature and beyond: Ira Aldridge, Levar Burton, Chester Himes, and many others, including the author himself, the first Black American inducted into the Baker Street Irregulars.
First edition of this uncommon later anthology from the Illustrious Clients, who herein make heroic efforts to render Indiana hospitable ground for a roaming Sherlock Holmes. Contributors include Leslie S. Klinger, Kathryn White, David Stuart Davies, and Peter Blau.
First edition of the second of Hall's three books of Sherlockian criticism (an original Shaw 100 title), including the essay "The Book-Collector," his reply to Madeleine B. Stern's "Sherlock Holmes: Rare-Book Collector."
First printing of James's collected essays on the genre and its great practitioners, signed by the author aboard the Queen Mary II transatlantic cruise liner en route from Southampton to Brooklyn in 2010.
First edition of these collected essays and criticism by Catherine Cooke, Richard Lancelyn Green, Owen Dudley Edwards, and others, the first of the series "The Case Files of Sherlock Holmes" published under the general editorship of Christopher and Barbara Roden.
First edition of the second volume in the series The Case Files of Sherlock Holmes, with critical essays by Richard Lancelyn Green, Diana Barsham, Kathryn White, and others, published under the general editorship of Christopher and Barbara Roden.
By A. Carson Simpson, introduction by Isaac Asimov
These collected documents of Sherlockian scholarship were originally printed privately for fellow Baker Street Irregulars in the 1950s and early 1960s, and extensively cover the topics of Sherlock Holmes's Wanderjahre and Numismatics in the Canon.