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A dialogue entitled 'Sexton Holmes and Sherlock Blake'

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 53

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A dialogue entitled 'Sexton Holmes and Sherlock Blake', a poor skit on detective characters in the Strand Magazine by George Gregory Edmondson, partly in verse, written in pencil: beg. ' (enter from wings both together) Sherlock Blake: 'Well! Holmes?'. '4 copies were sent to the Copyright-agent.'


  • Written in A.D. 1910 (?) by G. G. Edmondson


16 Leaves

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 53, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Eng. misc. e. 53

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19669


A dialogue entitled 'Sexton Holmes and Sherlock Blake'

Biographical / Historical

George Gregory Edmondson (fl. 1910).

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 35179

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received on March 19, 1910.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 1/8 × 6 5/8 in.
A dialogue entitled 'Sexton Holmes and Sherlock Blake'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description

Repository Details

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom