The World of Holmes 

Watanabe, Mineki. “Sherlock Holmes and Horse Carriages” 渡辺峯樹「ホームズと馬車」 WH, 26(2003), 1-14.
A study about vehicles in the Canon, focusing on horse carriages. The author explains kinds of horse carriages and their appearances in the Canon, and estimates carriage speed based on the description in the Canon.

Hiraga, Saburo. “Invitation to the Debate on ‘We made our way to Brussels’


 WH, 26(2003), 27-35.
 A report on various theories about Holmes and Watson’s route from England to Brussels in LAST.

 Date, Hisayoshi. “Three Problems in “The Red Circle”” 伊達久義「赤い輪 三題」   WH, 26(2003), 37-46.
 A study about REDC on three topics: 1)The Red Circle party, 2)two ciphers, and 3)Conan Doyle syndrome.

 Sugiyama, Shigeru. “Polite and Affectionate Expressions in the Canon” 杉山繁「サーとプリーズとマイ・ディア・ワトスン 」   WH, 26(2003), 48-64.
 An analysis of polite expressions in the Canon. Counting the typical phrases, the author makes statistical analysis and how Holmes used those phrases according to the classes, occupations and genders of the people he spoke to.
    English (language)


 Kosuge, Wataru. “Roads in Rome Lead to Sherlock Holmes” 小菅渉「ローマの道はホームズに通ずる 」  WH, 26(2003), 89-92.
 A List of stories in which Rome was referred. The author describes his findings about the Roman miser and the pope.

 Kubo,Yoshihiro. “Who Was the Real Author of ‘The Hound of Baskervilles’?” 久保恵宥「バスカヴィル家の犬 の真の作者は誰か?」   WH, 26(2003), 93-105.
 A study about Rodger Garrick-Steele’s claims Conan Doyle was a plagiarist and poisoner. The author describes the fuss raised by the theory, and concludes Doyle was the real author of HOUN.

 Endo,Takahiko. “Sherlock Holmes Drama at the Gaiety Theater in Yokohama” 遠藤尚彦「100年前の横浜のシャーロック・ホームズ」   WH, 26(2003), 109-127.
 A study about the records of the first Sherlock Holmes play in Japanese theaters. The author discovered the evidences the first Holmes drama was played on January 24, 1908 in Yokohama, which had been reported to be on July 3, 1912 by his previous presentation.
      Japan Stages

 Ichikawa, Emiko. “’The Six Napoleon’ …Why Six?” 市川恵美子「六つのナポレオン・・・なぜ六つか?」  WH, 26(2003), 147-154.
 .The author thinks the ‘six’ ‘Napoleon’s plaster figure’ symbolizes certain six years in the past for Doyle and explains the reasons, comparing SIXN with BLUE.