- William S. Baring-Gould
William Stuart Baring-Gould (1913–1967) was a noted
Sherlock Holmesscholar, best known as the author of the influential 1962 fictional biography, "Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street: A life of the world's first consulting detective".
He married Ceil Baring-Gould in 1937. [http://special.lib.umn.edu/findaid/xml/CLRC-388.xml]
He was creative director of "Time" magazine's circulation and corporate education departments from 1937 until his death. His paternal grandfather was Reverend
In 1955, Baring-Gould privately published "The Chronological Holmes" [ [http://www.sherlockian.net/societies/baringgould.html Sherlockian.Net: William S. Baring-Gould ] ] , an attempt to lay out, in chronological order, all the events alluded to in the Sherlock Holmes stories. Three years later, Baring-Gould wrote "The Annotated Mother Goose: Nursery Rhymes Old and New, Arranged and Explained", with his wife, Lucile 'Ceil' Baring-Gould. The book provides a wealth of information about nursery rhymes, and includes often-banned bawdy rhymes.
In 1967, Baring-Gould published "
The Annotated Sherlock Holmes", an annotated edition of the Sherlock Holmes canon, its subtitle promising "The four novels and fifty-six short stories complete". The following year, Baring-Gould published "The Lure Of The Limerick", a study of the history and allure of limericks; it included a collection of limericks, arranged alphabetically, and a bibliography. The book was republished in 1974.
Baring-Gould also wrote "
Nero Wolfe of West Thirty-fifth Street: The life and times of America's largest private detective", a fictional biography of Rex Stout's detective character Nero Wolfe. In this book, Baring-Gould popularised the theory that Wolfe was the son of Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler.
* "The Chronological Holmes", 1955 (with revisions from an earlier edition that appeared in the Baker Street Journal in 1948)
* "Sherlock Holmes of Baker Street", 1962
* "The Annotated Sherlock Holmes", 1967
* "Nero Wolfe of West Thirty-Fifth Street", 1969
* "The Lure of the Limerick", Panther Books, London, 1968
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