I was very mistaken, as the book is littered with large, full color pictures and illustrations.
The text is complimented by hundreds of vintage and contemporary b&w and color photographs, maps, magazine covers, book covers, newspapers articles, etc.
Lavishly illustrated, The Mysterious World of Sherlock Holmes is a companion guide to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Great Detective.
As noted in other reviews, the text contains occasional errors, mostly of the proofreading sort, but the large format photographs and illustrations, plus the overview of all things... Read morePublished on August 18, 2011 by D. Walker
I've seen plenty of Holmes books over the years, but I found this one better than most for giving me a feel for time in which Holmes "lived. Read morePublished on June 9, 2010 by demerson19
Bruce Wexler and Courage books combine talents to produce this colorful, wide-ranging guide to the life and times of history's most famous fictional detective. Read morePublished on April 16, 2009 by Michael OConnor