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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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(1859 - 1930)

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels.



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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective, and illustrated by Sidney Paget.

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Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): Sidney Paget

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The Poison Belt (1964)

Professor Challenger, back from his exploration of The Lost World, discovers that the Earth is about to pass through a poisonous belt of gas, with possibly disastrous consequences.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): William Pène du Bois

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The Sign of Four (1890)

A young woman consults Sherlock Holmes about her father's disappearance. The cover image above is of the second printing. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): Charles Kerr

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Sir Nigel (1931)

Tells of the youth and young manhood of the commander of The White Company.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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A Study in Scarlet (1888)

Dr. John Watson, invalided home from the second Afghan war, is looking to share lodgings and ends up rooming with world's first consulting detective. In this their first adventure, Holmes solves a double murder.

The image above is from an 1892 edition, illustrated by George Hutchinson. Read online at archive.org.

This later edition includes an introduction by Dr. Joseph Bell, the model for Holmes. Read online at hathitrust.org.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): Charles Doyle

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A Study in Scarlet (1891)

Dr. John Watson, invalided home from the second Afghan war, is looking for someone to share lodgings and is introduced to Mr. Sherlock Holmes, the world's first consulting detective. In this their first adventure, Holmes solves a double murder. Read online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): George Hutchinson

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The White Company (1922)

Alleyne Edricson joins The White Company of English mercenaries and serves as squire to Sir Nigel Loring during their campaigns in France and Spain under the Black Prince. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): N. C. Wyeth

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The White Company (1927)

Alleyne Edricson joins The White Company of English mercenaries and serves as squire to Sir Nigel Loring during their campaigns in France and Spain under the Black Prince.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): Frank Schoonover

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The White Company (1928)

A group of English men at arms follow Sir Nigel during the hundred years war to France and Spain.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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The White Company (1943)

A troop of English mercenaries during the hundred year’s war follow Sir Nigel to Spain.

Author(s): Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Illustrator(s): James Daugherty

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