Books: Sherlock Holmes As A Pipe Smoker

Product Number: 001-119-0044

There are certainly countless literary companions to the fifty six short stories and four novels comprising the canon of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous "consulting detective." And fittingly, there are plenty of general references, and a few extensive articles, relating to the many pipe and tobacco-related reference guides to the exploits of the venerated briar-loving crime solver.

Thomas Gwinner's Sherlock Holmes as a Pipe Smoker offers a complete analysis of all pipe smoking references relating to Holmes' own consumption, broken down into four categories: pipes, tobacco, place and time of daily smoking. Included within are original illustrations from the first English editions of each pipe discussed, as well as close existing representation of each piece, all meticulously researched and cross referenced against existing sources.

If you're a pipe smoker, Holmes aficionado, or both, you'd be remiss to not add this text to your library or smoking lounge.

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Customer Reviews (3 Total)
Overall Rating:
1.17 out of 5 stars
Sherlock made boring
April 19, 2019
Product: Books Sherlock Holmes As A Pipe Smoker
The author did his research and gives it back stone cold. Truly a reference book, but could (and should) have been condensed into maybe a 6-10 page paper or magazine article.
Terrible Pictures
February 17, 2019
Product: Books Sherlock Holmes As A Pipe Smoker
I enjoy reference pipe literature and was really looking forward to this text. Don’t waste your money. The pictures are terribly blurred and the layout of the book leaves a lot of white space on several pages. There are several other Sherlock pipe sm... Read More
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November 09, 2018
Product: Books Sherlock Holmes As A Pipe Smoker
My rating is in reference to the presentation of the book here. Amazon.com offers a much more extensive description, including the information, omitted here, that the book contains 106 pages.