With a preface by Robin N. Downes.
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Books, 1990. 8vo. cloth. xvi, 162 pages. With a preface by Robin N. Downes. First edition. Contains 13 papers and 4 floor discussions from this conference which covered all aspects of forgery and its impact on collectors, libraries and bookdealers. Includes important information on the Texas forgeries, methods of handling appraisals and tax donations, legal implications, and forgery detection. Presentation dated 1990 from the bookseller participate in this conference, Jennifer... READ MORE
With a preface by Robin N. Downes.
Worchester: American Antiquarian Society, 1991. 7.25 x 10.25 inches. cloth, dust jacket. x, 271 pages. First edition. Contains an anthology of documents and first-hand accounts by Justin Schiller, Marcus McCorison, Robert Mathiesen, and others who represent institutions and individuals that were involved in the story of Mark Hofmann's "Oath of a Freeman" forgery. Illustrated with facsimiles. READ MORE
Worchester: American Antiquarian Society, 1991. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 271 pages. First edition. Contains an anthology of documents and first-hand accounts by Justin Schiller, Marcus McCorison, Robert Mathiesen, and others who represent institutions and individuals that were involved in the story of Mark Hofmann's "Oath of a Freeman" forgery. Illustrated with facsimiles. Jacket heavily rubbed. READ MORE
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1998. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 200 pages. First English translation of the 1870 edition. On a cold, damp day in February 1870, the Correctional Tribunal of Paris sentenced Vrain-Denis Lucas to prison for forging and selling over 27,000 historical letters to many of France's leading collectors. The sensational trial exposed the most colossal literary fraud ever perpetrated. The trial revealed that for 19 years Lucas created fake literary masterpieces... READ MORE
Austin, TX: W. Thomas Taylor, 1991. 7.25 x 10.25 inches. hardcover. xix, 159 pages. 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... READ MORE
New York, NY: AMS Press, 1974. 8vo. cloth. xxvi, 15-266 pages. Reprint of the third edition. A volume in the Foundations of Criminal Justice series. New preface by Ordway Hilton, excerpt from the preface to the first edition, preface to the third edition, table of contents, introduction, ten appendices, list of illustrations, index. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. x, 228 pages. First edition, second printing with corrections. An excellent study of writing and writing materials for the penman, collector, and document detective. The author traces the development of writing and writing materials from the ancient cuneiform tablet to today's historical documents. This work is essential for all calligraphers, archivists, literary historians and document examiners. Over a hundred illustrations. READ MORE
Tallahassee: The Fonthill Press, 1979. small 8vo. self paper wrappers. (4) pages. Limited to 125 copies printed as a Keepsake on the occasion of the Typophiles Christmas luncheon for Vera & Bill Filby. Reprint of the original edition which appeared in only 25 copies under the title this title. The poem originallly appeared as one of a series of eight leaflets entitled Weppons of Peace written by visitors to Weppons, Philip Gosse's home in Sussex. READ MORE
Newark: University of Delaware Library, 1991. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. vi, 49 pages. Acknowledgements by Susan Brynteson, introduction by Alice Schreyer and individual essays by 24 collectors. Illustrated. Interests include Delaware history, miniature books, literary forgery (especially T.J. Wise), A. Edward Newton by Robert Fleck, etc. READ MORE