Frederic Dorr Steele
(1873 - 1944)
Frederic Dorr Steele was an American illustrator best known for his work on the Sherlock Holmes stories. He studied at the National Academy of Design and elsewhere in New York City.
Mr. Deacon and Mr. Doolittle are the delivery men for their wives’ pie bakeries. In the great American tradition they get together over a pie and carve up the market between them. Read online at archive.org.
The Lawrenceville Stories (1967)
The Prodigious Hickey (1909)
The first of the boarding school stories set at Lawrenceville in the era after the end of caning, when “between masters and students there was an armed and exceedingly wary neutrality.” Read online at archive.org.