Sherlock Holmes Among the Pirates: Copyright and Conan Doyle in America 1890-1930

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This volume presents a new aspect in the study of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: a case study of the publishing history of his works. Since Doyle's works before 1890 could not be copyrighted in the United States, various unauthorized versions of Holmes stories appeared in print in America from 1890 through 1930. Picking up where other bibliographers left off, Redmond traces the origins and subsequent printings and reprintings of these pirated manuscripts, relating the American editions to their sources and to each other. The ...

Sherlock Holmes Among the Pirates: Copyright and Conan Doyle in America 1890-1930 1990, Praeger, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780313272301

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