The Lighter Side of Sherlock Holmes: The Sherlockian Artwork of Norman Schatell

The Lighter Side of Sherlock Holmes: The Sherlockian Artwork of Norman Schatell

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The Lighter Side of Sherlock Holmes: The Sherlockian Artwork of Norman Schatell by Glenn Schatell

Norman Schatell was the leading Sherlock Holmes artist of the 1970s. 'The Lighter Side of Sherlock Holmes' is a collection of over 300 humorous cartoons and illustrations based on the characters that appear in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's' famous stories. Many of the cartoons and drawings originally appeared in 'The Baker Street Journal', the British 'Sherlock Holmes Journal', 'The Armchair Detective', 'The Baker Street Miscellanea', and 'The Serpentine Muse'. Murder Ink, a former New York City mystery book shop, used fifteen of the cartoons to illustrate a line of stationery. The book includes the comical 'Arts and Crafts' Sherlock Holmes drawings, 'The Anthropomorphic Holmes' (a fanciful look at Sherlock Holmes in ancient civilizations and around the world), and many of the illustrated envelopes he mailed to his friends. The book is a must for all Sherlock Holmes buffs - and a treat for anyone who enjoys the stories, movies, and television shows.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780924052
Publisher: MX Publishing
Publication date: 05/20/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Norman Schatell was the leading Sherlock Holmes artist of the 1970s. This book is compiled by his son, Glenn Schatell.

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