The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I WISH to thank the Librarian and staff of the National Library of Scotland, of Edinburgh University Library, and of Edinburgh Central Library (especially its Reference Division).

I must also express my gratitude to Professor Bonnie S. McDougall for her invaluable judgement and information respecting Chinese pottery as discussed in ' The Illustrious Client', to Professor David Whitteridge, FRS, FRSE, for very helpful biographical detail on the career of William Rutherford which threw some light on the antecedents of ' The Creeping Man', to Professor Rosalind Mitchison, and to Professor Christopher Ricks.

My debt to Hugh Robson for his pains in preparing this work for the press is very difficult to express with a sufficiency of thanks. My debt to Anne Robson can never receive sufficient acknowledgement.

WWR

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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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