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A Praed Street Dossier

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Illustrator  Frank Utpatel
Language  English
Publication date  1968
Originally published  1968
Publisher  Mycroft & Moran
Genres  Detective fiction, Essay
Cover artist  Frank Utpatel
Series  Solar Pons
Media type  Print (Hardback)
Author  August Derleth
Country  United States of America
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Preceded by  The Casebook of Solar Pons
Similar  August Derleth books, Short Stories

A Praed Street Dossier is a collection of detective fiction short stories, essays and marginalia by author August Derleth. It was released in 1968 by Mycroft & Moran in an edition of 2,904 copies. It was an associational collection to Derleth's Solar Pons series of pastiches of the Sherlock Holmes tales of Arthur Conan Doyle. The two science fiction stories, "The Adventure of the Snitch in Time" and "The Adventure of the Ball of Nostradamus" written with Mack Reynolds were originally published in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

An earlier edition of the titled was released by Peter Ruber's Candelight Press (1963). It featured the same Frank Utpatel dustjacket artwork.


A Praed Street Dossier contains the following:

  1. "The Beginnings of Solar Pons"
  2. "The Sources of the Tales"
  3. "Concerning Dr. Parker's Background"
  4. "The Favorite Pastiches"
  5. "From the Notebooks of Dr. Lyndon Parker"
  6. "The Adventure of the Bookseller's Clerk"
  7. "Solar Pons, Off-Trail"
  8. "The Adventure of the Snitch in Time" (with Mack Reynolds)
  9. "The Adventure of the Ball of Nostradamus" (with Mack Reynolds)


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