(1832 - 1893)
The image is a self-portrait by Charles Altamont Doyle.
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.
This later edition includes an introduction by Dr. Joseph Bell, the model for Holmes. Read online at hathitrust.org.