Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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“The notebooks of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – the Creator of Sherlock Holmes

Christie’s auctioneers’ manuscript specialist Thomas Venning looks at manuscripts by the late Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which were auctioned to benefit British charities, in London last May, 2004. The six unique
manuscripts, by the creator of Sherlock Holmes, are the largest collection to appear on the market for several decades.”

— Reuters

The collection of manuscripts and notebooks raised over UD$1.7 million for charity.

Sites of interest:
About the sale

The Arthur Conan Doyle Society

Sherlockian.net – Arthur Conan Doyle page

The Sherlock Holmes Society of London

[Thanks Stephen]

Image © Reuters 2004

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