An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets

By: Carter, John & Graham Pollard

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Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued


Spine faded. Some rubbing and light crease to spine. Newspaper clipping "Thomas Wise Dead - Famous Book-Lover" tipped in to front endpaper, from Evening Post, July 12, 1937. Provenance: M. C. Palmer, with his Ex Libris bookplate.; xii, 400 pages + 4 plate leaves. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 222 x 138mm. An account of the uncovering of the Thomas J. Wise forgeries. Contents: Part I - Deduction: The Origin and Early Stages of the Investigation; The Sonnets from the Portugese; The Need for Positive Evidence; The Analysis of the Paper; TheTypographical Analysis; Further Tests; Summary of Proved Conclusions; Part II - Reconstruction: The Modern First Edition Market, 1885-1895; The Forger's Method; Establishing the Pedigrees; Marketing the Forgeries; Part III - Dossiers: Matthew Arnold; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning; Charles Dickens; George Eliot; Rudyard Kipling; William Morris; Dante Gabriel Rossetti; John Ruskin; Robert Louis Stevenson; Algernon Charles Swinburne; Alfred, Lord Tennyson; W. M. Thackeray; William Wordsworth; Edmund Yates; Appendix I - Census of Copies of the 'Reading Sonnets'; Appendix II - Mr. Gorfin's Purchases. Stop-Press; Index.

Title: An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets

Author Name: Carter, John & Graham Pollard

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Constable & Co.: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 20565