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The following is a list of the more notable monographs written by Sherlock Holmes:

• Upon the Distinction Between the Ashes of the Various Tobaccos which was a little monograph on the ashes of 140 different varieties of pipe, cigar, and cigarette tobacco, with coloured plates illustrating the difference in the ash (A Study in Scarlet (STUD) / The Sign of Four (SIGN) / The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Boscombe Valley Mystery (BOSC))

• a monograph upon the tracing of footsteps, with some remarks upon the uses of plaster of Paris as a preserver of impresses (The Sign of Four (SIGN))

• a curious little work upon the influence of a trade upon the form of the hand, with lithotypes of the hands of slaters, sailors, cork-cutters, compositors, weavers, and diamond-polishers (The Sign of Four (SIGN))

• a little monograph upon the subject of the dating of documents (The Hound of the Baskervilles (HOUN))

• a trifling monograph upon the subject of all forms of secret writings analyzing one hundred and sixty separate ciphers (The Return of Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Dancing Men (DANC))

• two short monographs appearing in the Anthropological Journal upon the subject of the human ear (His Last Bow - The Adventure of the Cardboard Box (CARD))

• a monograph on the Polyphonic Motets of Lassus (His Last Bow - The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans (BRUC))

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