This version is different from the others in that it contains the Rules/Instructions, Holmes' Lecture of 1886, Cases, Clues, quizzes, and Solutions to both the cases and the quizzes all in one large paperback book.
The Map, Newspaper Archive, and Directory 2nd edition are all the same as previous versions from Sleuth and are contained in a white envelope with the SHCD logo on the front.
All of the same Paget artwork from previous editions of the game appears to be included within the book.
Components (As listed on the back of the book):
Consulting Detective comes complete with:
A bound book containing Holmes' Lecture of 1886, tend dated cases with their corresponding clues and quizzes, quiz answers and solutions.
- 24" x 28" Map of Holmes' London
A street map of Victorian London used to give the player a pictorial view of the area in which the cases occur.
An alphabetical listing with addresses of over 3000 people and places used in the cases.
A collection of ten dated newspapers which provide clues and information pertaining to the cases as well as general Victoriana.