Here, in one exquisitely designed volume, are all 4 full-length novels and 56 short stories about the colourful adventures of Sherlock Holmes. This book features distinctive gilt edging and attractive silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable and collectable, this volume will make an indispensable cornerstone for any home library. It contains ...Read MoreHere, in one exquisitely designed volume, are all 4 full-length novels and 56 short stories about the colourful adventures of Sherlock Holmes. This book features distinctive gilt edging and attractive silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable and collectable, this volume will make an indispensable cornerstone for any home library. It contains every word Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ever wrote about Baker Street's most famous resident. Also included is an introduction by lifetime Sherlockians, Christopher and Barbara Roden. "The Complete Sherlock Holmes" is an exquisitely designed book with bonded-leather bindings, distinctive gilt edging and an attractive silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable and collectable, it will offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and is an indispensable cornerstone for any home library.Read Less
Good. Very minimal damage to the cover no holes or tears, only minimal scuff marks minimal wear binding majority of pages undamaged minimal creases or tears. Book may have writing, underlining, highlighting, wear to cover and corners, notes in margins, writing.
Fair. This item is listed as acceptable and has probably been well used. It could have considerable writing or highlighting throughout but is still usable and has been priced accordingly. Please do not buy if you are expecting a perfect copy. It has a couple more reads left before its time to be recycled. We ship within 1 business day and offer no hassle returns. Big Hearted Books shares its profits with schools, churches and non-profit groups throughout New England. Thank you for your support!
Although I'd read a lot of Sherlock Holmes years ago, I'm very much enjoying the book. It's good to have all the Holmes stories together and in chronological order. However, doing that in one volume produced a book so big that's a little hard to handle. If I had it to do over, I'd try to duplicate the benefits -- completeness and chronological order -- by finding a version, if there is one, in a 2- or 3-volume edition.
Jun 28, 2012
Another Treasure from the Past
This book is a large volume of detective stories of varying length. It is an easy read and convenient if you only have time for a shorter length story. As the second of these books it also is entertaining, enjoyable and satisfying. Would recommend it to anyone who enjoys detective stories and particularly the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's master detective , Sherlock Holmes.
Jul 29, 2010
Having never before read any of the adventures of the world's favorite detective, I immediately found myself in the thick of amazing stories! A. Conan Doyle writes a first class tale! I'm glad to add this heavy volume to my library!
Jun 24, 2010
This was money well spent, the book is great, arrived in good condition and in a reasonable amount of time.
I saw it, I bought it, I like it, need I say more?.
Feb 18, 2010
Antique Book that is lovely to read
I love the antique nature of this older book and it has all of the Sherlock Holmes stories included in it.
It is for adult reading but I love the historic setting of the stories. I had never read Sherlock Holmes before and I am enjoying it very much. I enjoy reading and learning from an English perspective in these stories.
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