The Grand Game Limited Edition Boxed Set

The Grand Game: Limited Edition Boxed Set. The Baker Street Irregulars announce the publication of a limited edition boxed set commemorating a century of canonical criticism. The set contains The Grand Game Volume One and Volume Two, with bonus material including a special combined index to both volumes, and a revised and expanded publication about … Continue reading The Grand Game Limited Edition Boxed Set

The Grand Game Vol. Two: 1960–2010

The Grand Game: A Celebration of Sherlockian Scholarship Volume Two: 1960–2010. Edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger. The second volume of The Grand Game, which covers the past half-century (1960–2010), completes the carefully selected sampling of the best and most important pieces of Sherlockian scholarship and speculation since the inception of “the … Continue reading The Grand Game Vol. Two: 1960–2010

The Grand Game Vol. One: 1902–1959

The Grand Game: A Celebration of Sherlockian Scholarship Volume One: 1902–1959. Edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger. The Grand Game is based on the lovely fantasy played by scholars and Sherlockians that Sherlock Holmes was a real person, and that the sixty Canonical tales were actually written by Dr. Watson and reflect … Continue reading The Grand Game Vol. One: 1902–1959

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Prince of the Realm

Prince of the Realm: The Most Irregular James Bliss Austin. by Sonia Fetherston, BSI. Bliss Austin, “The Engineer’s Thumb,” was a member of the very first class of “Investitured” Irregulars in 1944. He assembled what was then the finest collection of rare Sherlockiana, then gave it all away. And he is acknowledged as an early … Continue reading Prince of the Realm

BSJ 2010 Christmas Annual

From Piff-Pouff to Backnecke: Ronald Knox and 100 Years of “Studies in the Literature of Sherlock Holmes” by Nicholas Utechin, BSI. Ronald Knox presented a paper at Oxford in 1911 that many regard as forming the basis of the Sherlockian Grand Game. His brilliant paper combined a lively humor with nit-picking observations and insights into … Continue reading BSJ 2010 Christmas Annual