This book has been written in order to bring a greater depth of enjoyment to one of the greatest tales ever written in the English language on the centenary of its first publication.
It is also a book which will bring new appreciation of the history and legends of Dartmoor to those who have a fascination for this unique landscape.
It includes the full text of the original story as it first appeared in The Strand Magazine in 1901-2, along with a major new study of the geographical, historical and literary background to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's masterpiece including rare Victorian photographs, many seen for the first time, of the locations as Conan Doyle would have seen them.
This package makes the book unique in the literature of both Holmes and Dartmoor.
The index of this remarkable work may be viewed here.
Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 978 1 85522 790 3, 188x244mm, 240 pages. Published 2001. pdf e-book 2011.