A stunning gift edition boasting the early tales of Sherlock Holmes, including two short story collections.
This fourth and final volume concludes the exciting adventures of the world's most famous pipe-smoking detective, Sherlock Holmes, collecting works written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Included are the short story collections His Last Bow: Some Later Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes (1917) and The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1927), making this an indispensable classic for every home library. This elegantly designed clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Douglas Elliott.
The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.
About the Author
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish physician and prolific writer of fiction and nonfiction. He is most well-known for his four novels and fifty-six short stories featuring the legendary and eccentric detective Sherlock Holmes.
Douglas Elliott has been writing about the life and works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for over twenty-five years. He is the author of The Curious Incident of the Missing Link: Arthur Conan Doyle and Piltdown Man, and co-editor of The Annotated White Company.
Date of Birth:May 22, 1859
Date of Death:July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885