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Rare Sherlock Holmes Book & Art Exhibition | SF

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Monday, June 4, 2012 - 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The Book Club of California | 312 Sutter Street, Suite 500 San Francisco, CA

Event Details

You Know My Methods: A Collector’s Approach to the Sherlockian Canon is an exhibition by Glen Miranker, who has one of the premiere collections of Sherlock Holmes books and artwork in the United States.   The exhibition both celebrates the iconic Hound of the Baskervilles in the 110th year since its American publication and explores the divagations that one collector has enjoyed in his pursuit of the Hound.

Visitors have the rare opportunity to see holograph manuscript pages of the Hound, a manuscript that has largely vanished. Also on display are unusual works including a publisher’s dummy for the American first edition; an original illustration by the artist Sidney Paget, who first defined the face and figure of the Great Detective; lurid movie posters of the 1930s and ’40s, and more.

You Know My Methods: A Collector’s Approach to the Sherlockian Canon
Featuring selections from the collection of Glen S. Miranker
Exhibition dates: June 4-September 10, 2012

Exhibition Opening
Monday, June 4, 2012 (5-7 pm)
With a talk by the collector

FREE and open to the public



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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Literature
Address: 312 Sutter Street, Suite 500 San Francisco, CA