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The cover page of Beeton's Christmas Annual issue which contains Arthur Conan Doyle's novel A Study in Scarlet (1887)

Beeton's Christmas Annual was a paperback magazine printed in England yearly between 1860 and 1898, founded by Samuel Orchart Beeton. The November 1887 issue contained a novel by Arthur Conan Doyle entitled A Study in Scarlet[1] which introduced the characters Sherlock Holmes and his friend Watson.[2]


  1. ^ Stock, Randall (24 May 2010). "The Best of Sherlock Holmes – Beeton's Christmas Annual 1887: An Annotated Checklist and Census". Retrieved 1 July 2010.
  2. ^ Wolfreys, Julian (1992). "Introduction". In Conan Doyle, Arthur (ed.). The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. London: Wordsworth. pp. v–vi. ISBN 1-85326-033-9.

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