The Mysterious World of Sherlock Holmes (Hardcover)
Chartwell Books, 9780785830207, 192pp.
Publication Date: December 2, 2014
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Over a century since his first appearance in print, Sherlock Holmes remains an iconic figure today. Mysterious World of Sherlock Holmes is a unique companion and a collector's dream, allowing fans to delve into the criminal environment of foggy, gas-lit Victorian London-the world of literature's all-time greatest detective.
This book brings to life the elements of Holmes's success, the crime scene of his day, his history in film and television, and the present-day Holmes legacy. Featured throughout are in-depth profiles of famous characters such as Holmes's faithful sidekick, Dr. Watson; his nemesis, Professor Moriarty. Readers will also find interesting biographic information on Sherlock Holmes's creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Filled with more than 150 images-many pieces by the great original illustrators of Conan Doyle's stories-this volume presents an excellent mix of information to satisfy legions of Holmes collectors, mystery fans, and historians fascinated by a bygone era.
Don't miss out on this beautiful book of Holmes and Watson, the ultimate companion for the Sherlock Holmes fan. The Mysterious World of Sherlock Holmes is a beautiful gift for anyone fond of Sherlock Holmes and the world with which he lives. This is the official book of the Sherlock Holmes Museum at 221B Baker Street, London.