Paperback facsimile of the first edition of A Study in Scarlet.
Conan Doyle was a doctor practising in Portsmouth when he wrote his first Sherlock adventure. It appeared in full for the first time in Beeton’s Christmas Annual 1887.
This edition puts the story in the context of all the original adverts for pills, soaps and cures for nervous exhaustion from the Victorian period.
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Portsmouth’s Museums celebrate the rich history of the Great Waterfront City. Including Charles Dickens’ Birthplace, Southsea Castle, and Portsmouth Museum and Art gallery – showcasing one of the world’s largest collections pertaining to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his iconic detective, Sherlock Holmes. Visit our shop which includes some exclusive Portsmouth Museums gifts and treat yourself or a loved one to something special.
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