THE FORTSAS CATALOGUE, A FACSIMILE. With an Introduction by Lessing J. Rosenwald. Lessing J. Rosenwald.
THE FORTSAS CATALOGUE, A FACSIMILE. With an Introduction by Lessing J. Rosenwald.

THE FORTSAS CATALOGUE, A FACSIMILE. With an Introduction by Lessing J. Rosenwald.

(Bird & Bull Press).
  • Philadelphia: Philobiblon Club, 1970.
  • 4to.
  • cloth spine, marbled paper over boards.
  • 19 pages with a 16-page 8vo. facsimile of the original Fortsas Catalogue in a pocket in the inside rear cover.

Price: $225.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 456

One of 250 numbered copies (Taylor B2). This book was designed and printed by Henry Morris of the Bird & Bull Press. The "Avis" and the text of M. Polain's newspaper account of the hoax are reproduced in facsimile and tipped-in. An important addition to the literature connected to this famous auction hoax. Fine condition.