Commissionaire

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Commissionaire:Julian Wolff and HisBaker Street Irregulars. By Sonia Fetherston, BSI. Without Julian Wolff's involvement, The Baker Street Irregulars might no longer exist. Due to his leadership as the BSI's Commissionaire from the 1960s to the 1980s, the organization grew and prospered. Dr. Wolff was an enigmatic man—reticent and affable, kind and determined, quiet but with … Continue reading Commissionaire

The Worst Man in London (“Charles Augustus Milverton”)

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The Worst Man in London. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “Charles Augustus Milverton” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary. Edited, with an Introduction, by Daniel Stashower, BSI and Constantine Rossakis, MD, BSI. Scandal, blackmail, robbery, and murder are the hallmarks of this thrilling Canonical tale. Surprises abound, both in the actual … Continue reading The Worst Man in London (“Charles Augustus Milverton”)

Education Never Ends

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Education Never Ends: Educators, Education and the Sherlockian Canon. Edited by Marino C. Alvarez, Ed.D., BSI, and Timothy S. Greer, BSI. Teaching, learning, education, and educators are all integral parts of the Canon. Education Never Ends encompasses the entire field, providing an informative yet entertaining survey of the topic. An entire faculty of educators and … Continue reading Education Never Ends

“Aboriginals”

“Aboriginals”: The Earliest Baker Street Irregulars, 1934-1940. By Harrison Hunt and Linda Hunt. When Christopher Morley founded the Baker Street Irregulars in 1934, he brought along many distinguished friends and colleagues into the fold. This book presents capsule biographies and photographs of the earliest, "aboriginal," Irregulars, -- many of them remarkably accomplished individuals -- including … Continue reading “Aboriginals”

Deadly Harpoon (“Black Peter”)

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Deadly Harpoon. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of “The Adventure of Black Peter” by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary. Edited & introduced by Glen Miranker, BSI. A man is found pinned to the wall by a harpoon. Jealousy and domestic violence are at the forefront. These are the salient features of “Black … Continue reading Deadly Harpoon (“Black Peter”)

Trenches (“His Last Bow”)

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Trenches: The War Service of Sherlock Holmes. A Facsimile of the Partial Original Manuscript of "His Last Bow" by Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary on the Story. Edited & introduced by Robert Katz, MD, BSI and Andrew Solberg, BSI. While the manuscript of "His Last Bow" is incomplete, a substantial portion still exists … Continue reading Trenches (“His Last Bow”)

Mobile Holmes

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Mobile Holmes: Transportation in the Canon. Edited & introduced by Walter Jaffee, BSI. Sherlock Holmes is indelibly associated with Baker Street. But as we know, he traveled throughout London, throughout England, and to other parts of the world. Clients came to consult him as well. Those travels requited the use of various forms of transportation. … Continue reading Mobile Holmes

Dancing to Death (“The Dancing Men”)

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Dancing to Death. A Facsimile of the Original Manuscript of "The Dancing Men" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with Annotations and Commentary on the Story. Edited & introduced by Ray Betzner, BSI and David F. Morrill, BSI. Despite the fact that Hilton Cubitt is murdered while he is Sherlock Holmes' client, "The Adventure of the … Continue reading Dancing to Death (“The Dancing Men”)