17 April 2002
SIMPSON, A. Carson. Simpson's Sherlockian Studies. Vols 1-8. Philadelphia: privately printed, 1953-1960.
8 volumes, 8o. Illustrations, folding map in volume 4. Original white wrappers printed in red, green or blue (few slightly yellowed). Comprising: Sherlock Holmes's Wanderjahre (4 parts); Numismatics in the Canon (3 parts); and I'm off for Philadelphia in the Morning. Provenance: Charles Honce (presentation inscription in volume 5).
LIMITED EDITIONS, each numbered one of "221B" copies. PRESENTATION COPIES, each inscribed by the author on the limitation pages. Sherlockian Studies was a Christmas project of Simpson's; a ninth volume was written, but not published as part of the series. De Waal 2195. (8)
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