Back cover: "Meet the insuperable Sherlock Holmes in the stories that won him fame and immortality.
"An air of uncanny excitement pervades these tales. They are intriguing and marvelous and still fresh, and the sinister doings are made even more mystifying by the bizarre and sometimes gruesom details that heighten the suspense."
Third printing of the 1962 Collier Books edition. It contains A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-Headed League, A Case of Identity, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Five Orange Pips, The Man with the Twisted Lip, The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, The Adventure of the Speckles Band, The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb, The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor, The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet and The Adventure of the Copper Beeches.