Paris: Paulin, 1849. 8vo. original printed paper wrappers with more modern paper covered spine. xvi, 327 pages. Second edition. A large mass of supposed evidence that showed Libri to be innocent of stealing books and manuscripts from French libraries. Reprints correspondence and newspaper accounts pertaining to the case. He is now known to be guilty. Slightly damp stained.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1895-96. thick 8vo. original cloth. xii, 636; xvi, 495 pages. 2 volumes. First edition. (Todd no.186a; Pariser no.10). "For the importance of Literary Anecdotes which contain massive contributions by both Wise and Forman, in the establishment of the forgeries, see An Enquiry p.135." A scarce set of prime importance in the study of Wise and his forgeries. Inner hinge of first volume cracked but solid. Better condition than most sets seen.