TEXFAKE, AN ACCOUNT OF THE THEFT AND FORGERY OF EARLY TEXAS PRINTED DOCUMENTS. W. Thomas Taylor.

TEXFAKE, AN ACCOUNT OF THE THEFT AND FORGERY OF EARLY TEXAS PRINTED DOCUMENTS.

(Forgery).
  • Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991.
  • 7.25 x 10.25 inches
  • hardcover
  • xix, 159 pages.
  • ISBN: 0935072209

Price: $39.95  other currencies

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First edition. With an introduction by Larry McMurtry. Describes the history and impact of various forged Texas documents. Mr. Taylor, who was instrumental in uncovering the forgeries, includes his own evidence, which made him suspect forgery. The forged and original documents are described in detail. The text includes an up-to-date census of each document as well as plates that illustrate differences between the genuine document and the fake. Also gives an account of the related looting and reselling of items belonging to Texas libraries. An in-depth and readable book.