After introducing Sherlock Holmes in A Study in Scarlet in 1887, Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a series of twenty-four short mysteries featuring the detective and his colleague, Dr. Watson, in the pages of the Strand Magazine from 1891 to 1893.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes collects the first twelve of these talesincluding "A Scandal in Bohemia" (which introduces Irene Adler), "The Red-Headed League," "The Five Orange Pips," and "The Speckled Band"some of the greatest stories in the Sherlock Holmes canon. This Top Five Classics edition includes:
All 104 original illustrations by Sidney Paget done for the Strand Magazine
A brief introduction
Biography and selected bibliography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle