Collection of articles on the Thomas J. Wise forgeries. [1934-1962]


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Collection of articles on the Thomas J. Wise forgeries. [1934-1962]

A scrapbook of newspaper clippings dealing with the Thomas J. Wise forgeries, collected by Lucy Osborne. The collection includes book reviews, auction catalog excerpts, articles on Wise, a typed manuscript letter to the editor of the Atlantic monthly from Fannie E. Ratchford; a copy of the Ulysses Bookshop catalog for the Wise copy of Elizabeth B. Browning's poems; and a copy of The Carter-Pollard disclosures by Gabriel Wells (pasted in at end).

[61] leaves : port., facsim. ; 29 cm.

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Author and calligrapher, major exponent of the revival of italic handwriting in Britain in the period after World War II. From the description of John Carter calligraphic letters, 1946-1971. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 34764028 Bibliographer and bibliophile. From the description of Letters : London and New York, to Seymour Adelman, 1956-1973. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28435047 John Carter (1905–1975...

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Epithet: of Add MS 38794 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00005c Thomas James Wise was an English book collector, printer, bibliographer, and literary forger. From the description of Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455235 From the guide to the Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937, (The New York Public ...

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