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How Watson Learned the Trick

By Arthur Conan Doyle

A charming and exquisite recreation of the miniature Sherlock Holmes story from the library of Queen Mary’s famous Dolls’ House, on display at Windsor Castle.

This lavish cloth-bound gift edition faithfully recreates in beautiful detail the Sherlock Holmes story Arthur Conan Doyle wrote especially for the Library of Queen Mary's Dolls' House in 1922. In this classic story, Watson tries to mimic Holmes's mastery of the art of deduction with very funny results, making this a book for both adults and children to delight in. Alongside the miniature book, which measures just 38.5 x 30 mm, the edition also contains an informative booklet with a transcript of the story and information about the Dolls' House. Queen Mary's Dolls' House is the largest and most famous of its kind in the world, and has a library containing miniature works by all the major writers and artists of the day.

  • A beautiful recreation of the miniature Sherlock Holmes story written for Queen Mary's Dolls' House.
  • A unique gift for dolls' house collectors and royal enthusiasts alike. Also the perfect present for fans of the ever-popular Sherlock Holmes.
  • The first time a recreation of this miniature Sherlock Holmes story has been made available to the public.

About the author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born in 1859 and died in 1930. He is best known for creating the fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his sidekick, Watson. Sherlock Holmes appears in 56 short stories and 4 novels and has become a treasured cultural icon.

About the illustrator

How Watson Learned the Trick is a Walker Books collaboration with Royal Collection Trust. Royal Collection Trust is a registered charity responsible for administering the Royal Collection. The aims of the Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection and the promotion of public access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.

ISBN: 9781406345971
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2014
Dimensions: 150 x 175mm, 24pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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