(Sherlockiana). Hardwick, Michael SHERLOCK HOLMES: My Life and Crimes
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1984. 0385196547 / 9780385196543 First U.S. edition, first printing. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Hardcover. Remainder spray to lower page edges, else fine, in green paper-over-boards with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, as-new dust jacket. Jacket front reproduces ''St Paul's from Ludgate Circus'' by Grimshaw; rear panel ''The Great Falls of Reichenbach'' by Turner.
Hardwick's third original addition to the Sherlockian saga finds an aging Holmes reflecting on his life and career, with special attention to his rivalry with lifelong enemy Professor Moriarty, and the three missing years after the episode at Reichenbach.