Thomas J. Wise. Centenary Studies

[WISE, Thomas J.]. Edited by William B. Todd.
Austin: University of Texas Press, (1959). Illustrated.
Octavo, original blue cloth lettered in white, pictorial dust jacket (spine ends and folds lightly rubbed). Fine.

One of the great forgers of all time. From 1934 to 1957 Wise was implicated in the manufacture of more than 50 pre-dated "original" editions of eminent Victorian authors, as well as countless acts of vandalism upon other works. Essays by John Carter, Graham Pollard, and William B. Todd.

With:

Sir Edmund Gosse and the Wise Forgeries. Bibliography for an address before the members of The Roxburgh Club of San Francisco by Arthur L. Bloomfield, M.D. on Tuesday, Novermber 17, 1953.

Price: $50.00
SKU: 45597
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