This set of four magnets picture:
- The cover of first edition of the 1902 Sherlock Holmes novel, Hounds of the Baskervilles, by Conan Ignatius Doyle (1859-1930), from which have been made 11 films and a TV series. First appearing as a magazine serial in 1901, the story brought Homes back from his 1893 death. It tells of a curse afflicting the Baskerville family in which they are stalked and killed by a giant hound from hell. Sherlock and Watson solve the mystery of one Baskerville, prevent the death of a second and end the curse.
- Illustration from 1902 book picturing Sir Hugo Baskerville's drinking companions coming upon a giant hound tearing the throat from Sir Hugo. Pursued by Sir Hugo and his hunting hounds, a young woman lays nearby, dead from fear and fatigue after escaping Hugo's captivity. The hell hound is claiming its master's due, Sir Hugo having pledged his soul to the devil if he should be helped to recapture the maiden. The scene represents the start of the curse of the Baskervilles.
- Watson and Sir Henry Baskerville come upon the escaped convict, Selden, brother of Mrs. Stapleton, hiding in the rocks.
- Sherlock Holmes kills the hell hound before it has a chance to rip out Sir Henry Baskerville's throat, thereby ending the curse.