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Vincent Starrett Bibliography

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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
The Unique Hamlet Private 1920 Sherlock Holmes pastiche
Coffins for Two Covici 1924 US
Murder on B Deck Doubleday 1929 UK: 1936 World's Work. ND. DJ 7/6
The Blue Door Doubleday 1930 US
Dead Man Inside Doubleday 1931 UK: 1935 World's Work. ND. DJ 7/6
The End of Mr Garment Doubleday 1932 US
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Watson 1934 DJ 8/6
The Great Hotel Murder Watson 1935 Oct 35. DJ 7/6. US: 1935 Doubleday
Midnight and Percy Jones Watson 1938 DJ 7/6. US: 1936 Covici
The Case of Jimmy Lavender Fawcett 1944 US
Murder in Peking Edwards 1947 US: Laughing Buddha 1937
The Quick and the Dead Arkham 1965 US

Further Information
Vincent Starrett was born in Canada on 26 October 1886. Whilst a mystery novelist in his own right, he is most readily associated, today, with Sherlock Holmes. His classic book, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, is a cornerstone title for collectors. He was also the co-founder of The Baker Street Irregulars. As a poet, teacher and scholar he did publish other works, not listed above. Due to the nature of the site we have confined ourselves to the criminous work. The author died in 1974.

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