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Warmly Inscribed: The New England Forger and Other Book Tales
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher St Martins Pr
Publication date June 20, 2001
Pages 215
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312262686
ISBN-10 031226268X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $22.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Two savvy antiques collectors reveal one of the dirty secrets of the book collecting world, the art of forgeries, illustrating how a New England forger managed to fool collectors and how many of these collectors and booksellers ignore the suspicious books. 20,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
The authors of two previous well-received volumes on book collecting now regale their many fans with fascinating facts and fables about famous libraries and infamous forgers. "The Goldstones, a husband-and-wife book book collecting/writing team, follow two previous memoirs about their occupational adventures with this entertaining offering . . . The Goldstones writes with flair and humor . . . an undemanding and fun read for bibliophiles, whether antiquarian collectors or not."-Publishers Weekly on Warmly Inscribed.


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Hardcover
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from St Martins Pr (June 20, 2001)
9780312262686 | details & prices | 215 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $22.95
About: Writings on the world of books and book collecting include a personal tour of the Library of Congress, trips to the Folger Shakespeare Library and Yale's Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and stories of famous forgeries.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Thomas Dunne Books (November 1, 2002)
9780312304287 | details & prices | 224 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $13.95
About: Two savvy antiques collectors reveal one of the dirty secrets of the book collecting world, the art of forgeries, illustrating how a New England forger managed to fool collectors and how many of these collectors and booksellers ignore the suspicious books.

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