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Sherlock Holmes Series

A series of novels and short stories about literature's first consulting detective and his amenuensis Dr. Watson.


Books in the Sherlock Holmes series:

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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