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81 (Sherlockiana). Frost, Mark THE LIST OF 7
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1993. 0688122450 / 9780688122454 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, with illustrated endsheets; in a pictorial dust jacket. 
Debut novel from the co-creator of cult TV series TWIN PEAKS is a historical adventure cum mystery, that places Conan Doyle at the center of a fictional Victorian world of political intrigues and Satanist brotherhoods. 
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82 (Sherlockiana). Frost, Mark THE LIST OF 7
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1993. 068812450 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Debut novel from the co-creator of cult TV series TWIN PEAKS is a historical adventure cum mystery, that places Conan Doyle at the center of a fictional Victorian world of political intrigues and Satanist brotherhoods. SIGNED by Frost on the title-page. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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83 (Sherlockiana). Heard, H.F. REPLY PAID
New York: The Vanguard Press, (1942). First edition, first printing. Near fine in rust-colored cloth with black spine and cover titles; lacking dust jacket. 
A mystery of Sherlockian interest featuring Mr. Mycroft by the author better known as Gerald Heard, who was a noted historian, science writer, educator, and philosopher. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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84 (Sherlockiana). Herst, Herman, Jr., B.S.I. DIRTY POOL And the Curious Affair of the Witch's Brougham (A Round Robin Pastiche)
[no place]. [no publisher noted], (1983). First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. Fine, as-new; xerographically reproduced on 8.5 x 11 inch white 20# stock, folded and staplebound; [25] pages. 
"Dirty Pool" is set in the 20th century and has a philatelic angle, which seems to be the author's speciality; the second piece was started by Herst and continued (hence Round Robin) by Svend Peterson, Paul Gunning, Wanda Butts and Mike Carroll. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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85 (Sherlockiana). Kennedy, Bruce, editor SHADES OF SHERLOCK, Numbers 1-9, 11&12 (double issue)
Fulton, Missouri; Chappaqua, New York: The Three Students Plus, 1967-1968. First editions, first printings: Irregular bi-monthly periodical. DeWahl 4201. All 10 issues about fine! Mimeographed or otherwise reproduced 8.5x11'' pages in stapled, illustrated wraps. Each issue 10-20 pages. The covers also bear the imprint ''Rockford Illustrated Publications (R.I.P.)'' 
Scarce fanzine launched in 1967 by Three Students Plus Scion Society of the Baker Street Irregulars to commemorate Sherlock's one-hundred thirteenth birthday. Kennedy handles most of the writing chores; Howard Diehl the art, Bradley Kjell the printing. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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86 (Sherlockiana). Lescroart, John T. RASPUTIN'S REVENGE: The Further Startling Adventures of Auguste Lupa--Son of Holmes
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1987). 1556110111 / 9781556110115 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with promotional photograph and newsletter laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In the second Auguste Lupa mystery, the dedicated Sherlockian writer builds even further on the legend, fleshing out the wise, and brilliant protagonist, who first appeared in SON OF HOLMES. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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87 (Sherlockiana). Millett, Larry SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE RUNE STONE MYSTERY: From the American Chronicles of John H. Watson, M.D.
(New York, New York): Viking, (1999). 0670888214 / 9780670888214 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"Millett comes close to perfection in re-creating two of literature's most enduring characters. Read the adventure in a nostalgic glow."--Chicago Sun-Times. From the author of SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ICE PALACE MURDERS. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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88 (Sherlockiana). Millett, Larry, editor SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE RED DEMON by John H. Watson, M.D.
(New York): Viking, (1996). 0670870390 / 9780670870394 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
When a cunning villain sets out to destroy the Great Northern railway, Holmes comes face-to-face will all manner of frontier characters, including two-fisted railroad men, rough-and-tumble lumberjacks, and a one-eyed teamster. 
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89 (Sherlockiana). Redmond, Christopher, editor CANADIAN HOLMES: The First Twenty-Five Years
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, (1997). 1899562273 / 9781899562275 First edition. An anthology assembled from the official, but irregular newsletter of the Sherlockian society, The Bootmakers of Toronto. Hardcover. Fine in melon-colored cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Douglas Walters, who has also provided full-page frontispieces for each of the chapters. 
Chapters include: Mr. Sherlock Holmes; John H. Watson, Late Indian Army; In and About Baker Street; Holmes's Cases and Achievements; Gentlemen, the Ladies; Sir Arthur and His Writings; Gaslight and Romance; Stage, Screen and Canvas, more. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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90 (Sherlockiana). Roberts, Barrie SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE CROSBY MURDER
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, (2002). 0786710160 / 9780786710164 First U.S. editon, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The sixth novel in Barrie Roberts' series of Sherlockian pastiches. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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91 (Sherlockiana). Roden, Christoper and Barbara, editors THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1999. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-titled dark blue cloth; in the original acetate dust jacket. Octavo. 202 pages; Original art by Paul Lowe as well as contemporary illustrations. 
This, the fourth of the Case Files series, traces the methods employed by Holmes as he seeks to trace the owner of the hat, and, more importantly, the whereabouts of the lost jewel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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92 (Sherlockiana). Roden, Christoper and Barbara, editors THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE DYING DETECTIVE
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Calabash Press, 1998. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in full gilt-titled black cloth; in original acetate dust jacket. Octavo. 153 pages. Illustrated with original artwork by Paul Lowe with contempory drawings and facsimiles. 
This, the third volume in The Case Files series, examines the methods employed by Sherlock Holmes, and the apparent lack of concern he showed towards his best friend, and his 'long-suffering' landlady. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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93 (Sherlockiana). Roden, Christoper and Barbara, editors THE CASE FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE MUSGRAVE RITUAL
Pennyfford, Chester: Calabash Press, 1996. 189956215X / 9781899562152 First edition, first printing: Hardcover issue. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-titled green cloth; in a clear acetate dust protector. Illustrated with a variety of vintage book illustrations and film stills. 
First of the Roden's splendid story-by-story analyses of the Sherlock Holmes stories by leading Sherlockian scholars. Contributions by both Rodens and by Richard Lancelyn Green, David Stuart Davies, John Hall, Catherine Cooke, et alia. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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94 (Sherlockiana). Rogow, Roberta THE PROBLEM OF THE MISSING MISS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312185537 / 9780312185534 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Fate brings together Sherlock Holmes and Lewis Carroll. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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95 (Sherlockiana). Rogow, Roberta THE PROBLEM OF THE MISSING MISS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312185537 / 9780312185534 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"A delectable first novel. The Reverend Charles Dodgson (a.k.a. Lewis Carroll) becomes a proto-Holmes to the Dr. Watson of young Arthur Conan Doyle. "--Marvin Kaye. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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96 (Sherlockiana). Rogow, Roberta THE PROBLEM OF THE SURLY SERVANT
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312266383 / 9780312266387 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
In his 4th outing, Charles Dodgson publicly argues with a man suspected of a series of thefts at Christ Church College in Oxford. When the man is then murdered, Dodgson stands suspect. He and Arthur Conan Doyle set out to prove otherwise. 
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97 (Sherlockiana). Rosenblatt, Julia Carlson & Frederic H. Sonnenschmidt DINING WITH SHERLOCK HOLMES: A Baker Street Cookbook
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1976). 0672521946 / 9780672521942 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Quarto. 239 pages; appendix, bibliography, and an index. 
The authors reconstruct the complete Holmesian culinary picture. With references to the Sherlock Holmes Canon; "all recipes are served up with a dash of logic, a pinch of chronology, and a few grinds of research." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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98 (Sherlockiana). Smith, Edgar W., editor THE BAKER STREET JOURNAL: An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana, Volumes 1 and 2
New York: Ben Abramson, Publisher, 1946-1947. First editions, eight issues: Volume 1, Numbers 1-4; Volume 2, Numbers 1-4. Near fine, unread copies, with Volume 1, Number 1 showing a light pen mark to front cover; in yellow printed wraps, very slightly age-toned. An unusually nice set of the first eight historic issues of the Baker Street Irregulars' quarterly journal. 
Of the BSI's staggering quantity of Holmesian writings, founder Christopher Morley remarked, "...never has so much been written by so many for so few." Scores of essays evincing BSI's plucky blend of tongue-in-cheek Sherlockiana and genuine exegesis. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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99 (Sherlockiana). Soares, Jo A SAMBA FOR SHERLOCK
New York: Pantheon Books, (1997). 0375400656 / 9780375400650 First U.S. edition: Special Preview Edition, with hidden fold-out dust jacket flap promotional panel sealed with a red violin sticker. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket; the violin sticker has been opened, but is present and complete. This copy SIGNED by the author to a preliminary page. 
In this international bestseller from the first-time Brazilian novelist, Sherlock Holmes is summoned from London to Rio in 1886 to investigate the theft of a Stradivarius violin. Translated from the Portuguese by Clifford E. Landers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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100 (Sherlockiana). Thomson, June THE SECRET CHRONICLES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
New York: Otto Penzler Books, (1994). 1883402379 / 9781883402372 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Sherlockian pastiches written "with the assistance of Aubrey B. Watson"--including the tale of Lord Deerswood's unwanted legacy, the account of the jealous contortionist, the affair of the beautiful housekeeper, the Aladdin's cave episode, more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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