BBC Sherlock’s Books, Magazines and Newspapers Master List

  • This list is as accurate as possible as of 7 July, 2015.
  • All titles identified by mid0nz unless otherwise credited (iow all mistakes are mine!)

Abbreviation Key:

Only episodes with an * have books that I’ve seen/remembered/listed.

*P = Unaired Pilot
*ASiP = A Study in Pink
*TBB = The Blind Banker
TGG =The Great Game
*ASiB = A Scandal in Belgravia
*THoB = The Hounds of Baskerville
*TRF = The Reichenbach Fall
TEH = The Empty Hearse
*TSo3 = The Sign of Three
HLV = His Last Vow
MHR = Many Happy Returns
TV = The Blog of John H. Watson- The Visitor
AWJ = Arwel Wyn Jones pre-S3 set photos
AWJ Setlock 4 = Arwel Wyn Jones Twitter pix from S4 #setlock
PS = Publicity Stills
SU = Sherlock Unlocked
Sherlocked = Fan Photos from London Sherlocked Con, 2015
Sherlockology = photos
US= Unlocking Sherlock
N = The Network (Sherlock game)
SHSL = Sherlock Holmes Society of London

?= Indicates that the title is partially illegible

1. Books Visible at 221B

Sherlock’s Bookcases

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Near Sherlock’s Trunk [in the Lounge in ASiP]

  • Eagle: Adventure Survival Truth Magazine (June 1983) (title identified by professorfonz) [ASiP]

The Kitchen Table

Sherlock’s Curio Cabinet (behind his chair)

Sherlock’s Desk

Sherlock’s Bookcase by the Music Stand

The Lounge Floor

The Coffee Table

Under John’s Lamp Table

  • The New Encyclopaedia Britannica Vol 16. (Chicago to Death) + one other volume, illegible [TBB]

Sherlock’s Bedroom

In John’s Hands

  • The Guardian, Wednesday 8th June 2011 (page 4, headline “Oxford Dons Deal No Confidence Blow to Willets over Reforms”) [THoB]

The Foyer (There are 2 book cases: one next to the lounge entrance to 221B, and another across from the kitchen entrance.)

  • ? probably random volumes from an old encyclopedia. [HoB]
  • Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy [ASiP] (I’m assuming that’s Mrs. Hudson’s!)

Taped to the Wall (over the fireplace)

2. The Blind Banker (see also, 1. Books Visible at 221B)

Carriers’ Books


3. The Hounds of Baskerville

The CO’s office

4. The Reichenbach Fall (see also, 1. Books Visible at 221B)

St. Aldate’s

3 responses to BBC Sherlock’s Books, Magazines and Newspapers Master List

  1. mindmathom says:

    love this list! 😀

    not having pics of the books, i can’t know for sure, of course, but i have some titles that are possibilities for the “??” ones. hope this helps!

    Harris, Thaddeus Mason. The natural history of the Bible or A description of all the quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles, and insects, trees, plants, flowers, gums, and precious stones, mentioned in the sacred scriptures: Collected from the best authorities, and alphabetically arranged. Chiswick Press. 1824. (ISBN-10: 1113209607)

    Merton, Thomas. The New Man. Continuum. 2003. (ISBN-10: 0860123448)

    Bird, Kay and Sherwin, Martin J. American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Atlantic Books. 2009. (ASIN: B00CB5GS9O)

    Davies, Terry F. A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology (Contemporary Endocrinology). Humana Press. 2008. (ISBN-10: 1588298159)

    • mindmathom says:

      and two more: these where titles are complete and i’m suggesting possible authors:

      Spybey, Tony. Globalization and World Society. Polity. 1995. (ISBN-10: 0745611591)

      Schole’s Textual Power: Literary Theory and the Teaching of English. Yale University Press. 1985. (ISBN-10: 0300033508)

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