Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are two of literature’s most enduring and recognizable characters. The dynamic duo solved crimes and mysti ed the police through 4 novels and 56 short stories.

The Richard Lancelyn Green Bequest holds thousands of books, articles and objects dedicated to the world’s most popular private consulting detective.

An illustration by Sidney Paget from the short story The Final Problem. The image depicts Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty just before the rivals plunge into the Reichenbach Falls

An illustration by Sidney Paget from the short story The Final Problem. The image depicts Sherlock Holmes and Professor Moriarty just before the rivals plunge into the Reichenbach Falls.

Cover of a book red and black, with Hebrew text and an outline of Sherlock Holmes

A Hebrew edition of A Study in Scarlet. Sherlock Holmes has been translated into more than 60 languages

Handwritten manuscript

One of the jewels of the collection is the handwritten manuscript of The Adventure of the Creeping Man