|The first appearance of Sherlock Holmes in the Strand, where all subsequent Holmes stories were first published. The change from short novels to short stories in the Strand led to a huge increase in popularity.|
|The Strand Magazine||More Information|
|A Study in Scarlet, the short novel in which Sherlock Holmes made his first appearance, is included along with two plays for home performance.|
|Beeton's Christmas Annual||More Information|
|The text of Doyle's speech at the Edinburgh Burns Club Dinner. The first of his many pamphlets, but untypical in its content. Doyle's later pamphlets are on current affairs and spiritualism.|
|"The Immortal Memory"||More Information|
|Doyle's first historical novel was both popular and a critical success.
The first page of each gathering (section) has a label or an ink stamp giving the date it was sent to the author by the printer, Spottiswoode & Co. of London. Two pages are shown.
|Micah Clarke: His Statement||More Information|
|Published in book form in the United States, but not in Britain. This is Doyle's first travel book and contains a poem of interest to Canadians "The Athabasca Trail." The digital image was edited so that it could be presented on a single page.|
|Cornhill Magazine||More Information|