The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

By Arthur Conan Doyle; W. W. Robson | Go to book overview

EXPLANATORY NOTES
The first English edition of The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, containing 12 stories, was published by John Murray on 16 June 1927, in an edition of 15,150 copies. The Colonial issue (5000 copies), in Murray's Imperial Library, and the first American edition (by the George H. Doran Company of New York) were published on the same day. All the stories had first appeared in the Strand Magazine, from Oct. 1921 to Apr. 1927. This edition follows the order of first publication (which, as far as can be determined, reflects the order of composition). When published in book form by Murray the stories were arranged as follows:
' The Adventure of the Illustrious Client'
' The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier'
' The Adventure of the Mazarin Stone'
' The Adventure of the Three Gables'
' The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire'
' The Adventure of the Three Garridebs'
' The Problem of Thor Bridge'
' The Adventure of the Creeping Man'
' The Adventure of the Lion's Mane'
' The Adventure of the Veiled Lodger'
' The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place'
' The Adventure of the Retired Colourman'

THE MAZARIN STONE

First published in the Strand Magazine, 62 ( Oct. 1921), 288-98, with 3 illustrations by A. Gilbert. First American publication in Hearst's International Magazine, New York, 40 ( Nov. 1921), 6-8, 64-5, with 4 illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele.

5Billy: Master Charles Chaplin ( 1889-1977) played this part in
William Gillette Sherlock Holmes from 27 July 1903 until 5
Mar. 1906.
saturnine: sombre.
said of him: a counterpart to the last paragraph of ' His Last
Bow', where Holmes salutes Watson as 'the one fixed point in
a changing age'.

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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vi
  • General Editor's Preface to the Series vii
  • Introduction xi
  • Note on the Text xxxii
  • Select Bibliography xxxiii
  • A Chronology of Arthur Conan Doyle xxxix
  • Preface 3
  • The Mazarin Stone 5
  • Thor Bridge 23
  • The Creeping Man 50
  • The Sussex Vampire 72
  • The Three Garridebs 89
  • The Illustrious Client 106
  • The Three Gables 133
  • The Blanched Soldier 151
  • The Lion's Mane 172
  • The Retired Colourman 192
  • The Veiled Lodger 208
  • Shoscombe Old Place 220
  • Explanatory Notes 238
  • Appendix - A Source for 'the Veiled Lodger' the Love-Ly Tam-Er, the Cru-El Li-Ons, and the Clev-Er Clown A Tale for the Lit-Tle Ones 290
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