The Collection contains all of Conan Doyle’s works, including first and early editions in many languages, derivative fiction, bound volumes and single issues of journals. The books are all catalogued and can be searched for, by title, via the library catalogue. They make up a considerable part of the Collection.
There are also a large number of pamphlets and journals including newsletters of Sherlock Holmes groups in various countries.
A selection of the books from the collection are available for reference use in the Local Studies section of the Central Library in Portsmouth.
No appointment is necessary.
To use this section of the library, you will need to bring one of the following forms of identification:
- Portsmouth City Libraries ticket
- CARN Record Office card
- Driving licence
- Current student card, giving your name and name of institution
- Armed forces ID card
- Other proof
Number of results:
Number of results: 9
The Adventures of the Speckled Band a play in 2 acts featuring Sherlock Holmes.
Examples of the books from the Collection selected for the Playing Sherlock Exhibition.
This first edition of Baker Street Studies was published in 1934.
First Sherlock Holmes novel, published in 1887.
H & S book jacket
Collection of Sherlock Holmes books in other langauges, including Malayalam, Hindi and Bengali
Illustration of Violet from 'The Adventure of the Copper Beeches', published in 1892.
The first Conan Doyle story to feature Sherlock Holmes published in 1882
Essays first published in 1934