Edition: First printing.
New York: Trident Press, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The Philadelphia branch ("The Sons of the Copper Beeches") of the Baker Street Irregulars engage in a competition when one of their members has the temerity to suggest that Sherlock Holmes was only able to solve his crimes because of all the clues Arthur Conan Doyle provided. At stake is a suberb collection of Sherlockiana, but this good-natured chase soon becomes deadly. 317 pp. ISBN: 0-671-270834.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (foxing to the fore-edge of the texblock, and the folds of the dj, creasing to flaps of dj.)