New York: Harry N. Abrams, Publishers, 1981. Illustrations. First Edition. Cloth. Quarto (12" x 9 1/4"), black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and small gilt stylized rectangular Sherlock with pipe on front cover, Foreword by Dean Dickensheet; archival polyester-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with J. Allen St. John's depiction on front cover of Sherlock for the Chicago Tribune (1949), profusely illustrated with the gamut of American Sherlockian B&W and some color images from comics, book illustrations, films; 240 pages. Weight: ~ 3 lbs. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #6551
Appealing overview of Sherlock's impact on American culture. Fun and a useful reference.
Bill Blackbeard (1926 – 2011), was a writer-editor and the founder-director of the eormous San Francisco Academy of Comic Art.
Solid clean copy with VG dust jacket (unclipped) with moderate wear. Previous owner's blindstamp on title page upper right corner. No remainder marks.