Title: NEW ANNOTATED SHERLOCK HOLMES, THE
Publisher: Norton, N.Y.
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition, Later Printing
3 Volume Set - Volume 1: 775pp. Volume 2: 1103pp. Volume 3: 907pp. Illustrated.The complete and annotated Sherlock Holmes in three volumes, edited and with notes by Leslie S. Klinger. Volume 1: Introduction by John Le Carre, contains The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes & The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Volume 2: contains The Return of Sherlock Holmes, His Last Bow, & The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes. Volume 3: The Novels (A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Hound of the Baskervilles, & The Valley of Fear). All in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 28740
A cause for international celebration?the most important Sherlock Holmes publication in four decades.This monumental edition promises to be the most important new contribution to Sherlock Holmes literature since William Baring-Gould's 1967 classic work. In this boxed set, Leslie Klinger, a leading world authority, reassembles Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 classic short stories in the order in which they appeared in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century book editions. Inside, readers will find a cornucopia of insights: beginners will benefit from Klinger's insightful biographies of Holmes, Watson, and Conan Doyle; history lovers will revel in the wealth of Victorian literary and cultural details; Sherlockian fanatics will puzzle over tantalizing new theories; art lovers will thrill to the 800-plus illustrations, which make this the most lavishly illustrated edition of the Holmes tales ever produced. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes illuminates the timeless genius of Arthur Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation of readers. Two-color text throughout; 800+ illustrations
About the Author:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is most noted for his Sherlock Holmes detective stories. He was a prolific writer whose other works include a wide range of science fiction stories, historical novels, romances, poetry, and nonfiction.
Leslie S. Klinger is one of the world?s foremost authorities on Sherlock Holmes. He is the editor of the three-volume set The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes. The first two volumes, The Complete Short Stories, won the Edgar for ?Best Critical/Biographical? work. He has just published In the Company of Sherlock Holmes and The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft. Klinger is a member of the Baker Street Irregulars and lives in Malibu.
John le Carré is a noted English author of espionage novels. His many acclaimed books include The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Tailor of Panama; The Russia House, and The Constant Gardener.
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