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The Basic Holmesian Library

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

This list has been created in 1983 (and revised in 1988) by the famous american sherlockian John Bennett Shaw in order to help the beginners build a solid knowledge about Sherlock Holmes:



List

The Canon

  • 01. THE ANNOTATED SHERLOCK HOLMES (William S. Baring-Gould) 1967
  • 02. THE BAKER STREET DOZEN (P. J. Doyle & E. W. McDiarmid) 1987


The Canon, Abridged

  • 03. THE CASES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (William K. Kottmeyer) 1947


The Canon, Apocrypha

  • 04. TALES OF TERROR AND MYSTERY (Arthur Conan Doyle) 1947
  • 05. SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE PUBLISHED APOCRYPHA (Jack Tracy) 1980


Holmes, General Writings About

  • 06. SHERLOCK HOLMES OF BAKER STREET (William S. Baring-Gould) 1962
  • 07. SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DOCTOR WATSON (H. W. Bell) 1931
  • 08. SHERLOCK HOLMES IN AMERICA (Bill Blackbeard) 1981
  • 09. SHERLOCK HOLMES: Fact or Fiction (T. S. Blakeney) 1931
  • 10. SHERLOCK HOLMES: Master Detective (Theodore C. Blegen & E. W. McDiarmid) 1952
  • 11. MY DEAR HOLMES (Gavin Brend) 1951
  • 12. Sherlockian Studies: Seven Pieces of Sherlockiana (Robert A. Cutter) 1917
  • 13. A SHERLOCK HOLMES COMMENTARY (D. Martin Dakin) 1972
  • 14. THE BEST OF THE PIPS: A Collection of the Writings About the Writings (The Five Orange Pips) 1955
  • 15. STUDIES IN SHERLOCK HOLMES (Seven pamphlets) (O. F. Grazebrook) 1949-53
  • 16. THE SHERLOCK HOLMES LETTERS (Richard Lancelyn Green) 1986
  • 17. THE SHERLOCK HOLMES SCRAPBOOK (Peter Haining) 1973
  • 18. THE LATE MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES AND OTHER LITERARY STUDIES (Trevor H. Hall) 1971
  • 19. SHERLOCK HOLMES: TEN LITERARY STUDIES (Trevor H. Hall) 1969
  • 20. THE GAME IS AFOOT (David L. Hammer) 1983
  • 21. THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SHERLOCK HOLMES (Michael Hardwick) 1987
  • 22. THE SHERLOCK HOLMES COMPANION (Michael and Mollie Hardwick) 1962
  • 23. BEYOND BAKER STREET: A Sherlockian Anthology (Michael Harrison) 1976
  • 24. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (Michael Harrison) 1971
  • 25. I, SHERLOCK HOLMES (Michael Harrison) 1977
  • 26. A STUDY IN SURMISE: The Making of Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 1984
  • 27. THE WORLD OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (Michael Harrison) 1973
  • 28. MURDER FOR PLEASURE: The Life and Times of the Detective Story (Howard Haycraft) 1941
  • 29. THE SINCEREST FORM OF FLATTERY (Paul D. Herbert) 1983
  • 30. BAKER STREET BY-WAYS (James E. Holroyd) 1959
  • 31. SEVENTEEN STEPS TO 221B (James E. Holroyd) 1967
  • 32. ELEMENTARY, MY DEAR WATSON (Irving Jaffee) 1965
  • 33. THE ELEMENTARY METHODS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (Brad Keefauver) 1987
  • 34. SHERLOCK HOLMES IN PORTRAIT AND PROFILE (Walter Klinefelter) 1963
  • 35. ESSAYS IN SATIRE (Ronald A. Knox) 1928
  • 36. "DEAR STARRETT—" / "DEAR BRIGGS—" (Jon L. Lellenbberg) 1989
  • 37. DR. JOE BELL: Model for Sherlock Holmes (Ely M. Liebow) 1982
  • 38. SHERLOCK HOLMES DETECTED (Ian McQueen) 1974
  • 39. FOR THE SAKE OF THE TRUST: Sherlock Holmes and the Musgrave Ritual (Edward A. Merrill) 1982
  • 40. ART IN THE BLOOD (James Montgomery) 1950
  • 41. SHOTS FROM THE CANON (James Montgomery) 1953
  • 42. SIDELIGHTS ON SHERLOCK (James Montgomery) 1951
  • 43. THREE TRIFLING MONOGRAPHS (James Montgomery) 1952
  • 44. CULTIVATING SHERLOCK HOLMES (The Norwegian Explorers) 1978
  • 45. SHERLOCK HOLMES, ESQUIRE AND JOHN H. WATSON M.D., AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF THEIR AFFAIRS (Orlando Park) 1962
  • 46. Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Sources (Donald A. Redmond) 1982
  • 47. HOLMES AND WATSON: A Miscellany (S. C. Roberts) 1953
  • 48. NAKED IS THE BEST DISGUISE (Sam Rosenberg) 1974
  • 49. THE STANDARD DOYLE COMPANY: CHRISTOPHER MORLEY ON SHERLOCK HOLMES (Steven Rothman) 1990
  • 50. UNPOPULAR OPINIONS (Dorothy L. Sayers) 1946
  • 51. WEST BY ONE AND BY ONE: An Anthology of Irregular Writing (The Scowrers and Molly Maguires of San Francisco) 1965
  • 52. ON THE SCENT WITH SHERLOCK HOLMES (Walter Shepherd) 1978
  • 53. THE BAKER STREET READER: Cornerstone Writings about Sherlock Holmes (Philip A. Shreffler) 1984
  • 54. SHEROCK HOLMES BY GAS-LAMP (Philip A. Shreffler) 1989
  • 55. Simpson's Sherlockian Studies (A series of Eight Pamphlets) (A. Carson Simpson) 1953-60
  • 56. BAKER STREET AND BEYOND (Edgar W. Smith) 1957
  • 57. A BAKER STREET FOUR WHEELER: Sixteen Pieces of Sherlockiana (Edgar W. Smith) 1944
  • 58. THE INCUNABULAR SHERLOCK HOLMES (Edgar W. Smith) 1958
  • 59. INTRODUCING MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES (Edgar W. Smith) 1959
  • 60. PROFILE BY GASLIGHT (Edgar W. Smith) 1944
  • 61. LEAVES FROM THE COPPER BEECHES (The Sons of the Copper Beeches) 1959
  • 62. MORE LEAVES FROM THE COPPER BEECHES (The Sons of the Copper Beeches) 1959
  • 63. THE SECOND CAB (The Speckled Band) 1947
  • 64. THE THIRD CAB (The Speckled Band) 1960
  • 65. THE FOURTH CAB (The Speckled Band) 1976
  • 66. THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (Vincent Starrett) 1933
  • 67. 221B: Studies in Sherlock Holmes (Vincent Starrett) 1940
  • 68. THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA SHERLOCKIANA (Jack Tracy) 1977
  • 69. A DOCTOR ENJOYS SHERLOCK HOLMES (Edward J. Van Liere) 1959
  • 70. THE ILLUSTRIOUS CLIENTS CASE-BOOK (J. N. Williamson & H. B. Williams) 1948
  • 71. ILLUSTRIOUS CLIENT'S SECOND CASE-BOOK (J. N. Williamson) 1949
  • 72. ILLUSTRIOUS CLIENT'S THIRD CASEBOOK (J. N. Williamson) 1953


The Agent

  • 73. THE LIFE OF SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE (John Dickson Carr) 1949
  • 74. Memories and Adeventures (Arthur Conan Doyle) 1923-1924
  • 75. THE QUEST FOR SHERLOCK HOLMES: A Biograhical Study of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Owen Dudley Edwards) 1983
  • 76. THE ADVENTURES OF CONAN DOYLE (Charles Higham) 1976
  • 77. THE QUEST FOR SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE: Thirteen Biographies in Search of a Life (Jon L. Lellenberg) 1987
  • 78. CONAN DOYLE (Pierre Nordon) 1966
  • 79. Conan Doyle: His Life and Art (Hesketh Pearson) 1943


Bibliography & Chronology

  • 80. THE CHRONOLOGICAL HOLMES (William S. Baring-Gould) 1955
  • 81. AN IRREGULAR CHRONOLOGY OF SHERLOCK HOLMES OF BAKER STREET (Jay Finley Christ) 1947
  • 82. THE WORLD BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SHERLOCK HOLMES AND DR. WATSON (Ronald B. De Waal) 1974, 1980, 1994
  • 83. THE INTERNATIONAL SHERLOCK HOLMES (Ronald B. De Waal) 1983
  • 84. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF A. CONAN DOYLE (Richard Lancelyn Green & John Michael Gibson) 1983
  • 85. THE TIN DISPATCH BOX: A Compendium of the Unpublished Cases of Sherlock Holmes (Christopher A. Redmond) 1965
  • 86. A CHECKLIST OF THE ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE COLLECTION (Donald A. Redmond) 1977
  • 87. BAKER STREET INVENTORY: A Sherlockian Bibliography (Edgar W. Smith) 1945
  • 88. SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE WRITINGS OF JOHN H. WATSON, M.D. (Edgar W. Smith) 1962
  • 89. BAKER STREET CHRONOLOGY (Ernest Bloomfield Zeisler) 1953


Theatre

  • 90. SHERLOCK HOLMES: A Drama in Four Acts (Arthur Conan Doyle & William Gillette) 1922
  • 91. FOUR SHERLOCK HOLMES PLAYS (Michael & Mollie Hardwick) 1964
  • 92. SHERLOCK HOLMES ON THE SCREEN (Robert W. Pohle) 1977
  • 93. THE PUBLIC LIFE OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (Michael Pointer) 1975
  • 94. THE SHERLOCK HOLMES FILE (Michael Pointer) 1976
  • 95. THE FILMS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (Chris Steinbrunner & Norman Michaels) 1978


Specialized Items

  • 96. THE SHERLOCK HOLMES BOOK OF QUOTATIONS (Bruce R. Beaman) 1980
  • 97. GOOD OLD INDEX (William D. Goodrich) 1987
  • 98. DINING WITH SHERLOCK HOLMES (Julia Carlson Rosenblatt & Frederic H. Sonnenschmidt) 1976
  • 99. SHERLOCK HOLMES BRIDGE DETECTIVE (Frank Thomas) 1973
  • 100. BASIL OF BAKER STREET (Eve Titus) 1958
  • 101. SHERLOCK HOLMES AND MUSIC (Guy Warrack) 1947
  • 102. THE SHERLOCK HOLMES ATLAS (Julian Wolff) 1952


Parodies and Pastiches

  • 103. THE CASE OF THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS (Anthony Boucher) 1940
  • 104. THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA (Richard L. Boyer) 1976
  • 105. THE EXPLOITS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (John Dickson Carr & Adrian Conan Doyle) 1960
  • 106. THE SCIENCE FICTIONAL SHERLOCK HOLMES (The Council of Four) 1960
  • 107. IN RE: SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE ADVENTURES OF SOLAR PONS (August Derleth) 1945
  • 108. THE MEMOIRS OF SOLAR PONS (August Derleth) 1951
  • 109. THE RETURN OF SOLAR PONS (August Derleth) 1958
  • 110. THE INCREDIBLE SCHLOCK HOLMES (Robert L. Fish) 1956
  • 111. THE MEMOIRS SCHLOCK HOLMES (Robert L. Fish) 1974
  • 112. THE RETURN OF MORIARTY (John Gardner) 1974
  • 113. THE REVENGE OF MORIARTY (John Gardner) 1975
  • 114. THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (Martin Harry Greenberg & Carol-Lynn Russel Waugh) 1987
  • 115. EXIT SHERLOCK HOLMES (Robert L. Hall) 1977
  • 116. THE PRISONER OF THE DEVIL (Michael Hardwick) 1979
  • 117. A TASTE FOR HONEY (H. F. Heard) 1941
  • 118. THE INFERNAL DEVICE (Michael Kurland) 1979
  • 119. ARSENE LUPIN VERSUS HERLOCK SHOLMES (Maurice Leblanc) 1910
  • 120. COPPER BEECHES (Arthur H. Lewis) 1971
  • 121. THE SEVEN-PER-CENT SOLUTION (Nicholas Meyer) 1974
  • 122. THE WEST END HORROR (Nicholas Meyer) 1976
  • 123. THE MISADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (Ellery Queen) 1944
  • 124. A STUDY IN TERROR (Ellery Queen) 1966
  • 125. The Unique Hamlet (Vincent Starrett) 1920


Periodicals

  • 126. THE BAKER STREET GASOGENE (Edited by Peter A. Ruber, New York, 1961-62)
  • 127. THE BAKER STREET JOURNAL (Baker Street Irregulars)
  • 128. BAKER STREET MISCELLANEA
  • 129. THE PONTINE DOSSIER (Note: ceased publication in january 1978)
  • 130. THE SHERLOCK HOLMES JOURNAL (The Sherlock Holmes Society of London)





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