(Sherlockiana). Tracy, Jack with Jim Berkey
Title SUBCUTANEOUSLY, MY DEAR WATSON: Sherlock Holmes and the Cocaine Habit
Book Condition Fine in a fine dust jacket. Thin octavo. 91 pages. Illustrated by Paul M. McCall with Sidney Paget's original representations of Sherlock Holmes and other turn-of-the-century illustrations.
Edition First edition, first printing: Hardbound issue.
Publisher (Bloomington, Indiana): James A. Rock & Company, Publishers, 1978.
0918736021 / 9780918736024
Seller ID 55478.00
A detailed study of the use of cocaine in Arthur Conan Doyle's immortal Detective stories. It provides an insight into the attitudes prevalent in the late nineteenth century toward the use of and addiction to cocaine.