The Society is delighted to welcome long-time Sherlockain and Watsonian, Vincent Brosnan, JHWS “Beeton” and BSI “That Gap on That Second Shelf,” to Charter Membership.Known to readers and collectors of books as “Sherlock in L.A.,” and also as “Vinnie” to his many firiends, Mr Brosnan has had a long and distinguished career as a Bookman and antiquarian, handling many of the storied Sherlockian book collections in sales for their owners. His sale catalog of the Col. Ted Schulz Collection is a collector’s item itself. He is also a publisher of pamphlets, monographs and Sherlockain Miscellanea.
Mr Brosnan lives in Oceanside, California. He was invested by the Baker Street Irregulars in 2011 with the unique investiture of “That Gap on That Second Shelf” a bookman’s comment to Watson (Holmes in disguise) upon his return to the living.
Please welcome Vincent Brosnan to the Society with our greeting to members:
“You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive.”