8vo. cloth. xii, 400 pages. Reprint of first edition. A classic piece of literary detective work in which the authors expose Thomas J. Wise as a forger by their study of type specimens, paper and study of the text of various 19th century pamphlets. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: ENQUIRY INTO THE NATURE OF CERTAIN ...
Publisher: Haskell House
Publication Date: 1971
Illustrator: Wise, Thomas J.
Book Description NY: Haskell House, 1971. viii + 400 pp. Small ink mark to bottom edge, else near fine in full cloth. No dust jacket, as issued. First printing of this edition (originally published in 1934). Seller Inventory # 61957
Book Description Haskell House, NY, 1971. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Fine Clean Unmarked Book. Reprint. Seller Inventory # 061936
Book Description Haskell House, New York, 1971. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First published 1934. Not ex-library. Seller Inventory # 000118
Book Description London, Constable., 1934. First Edition. -- With four plates. -- The authors in 1930s examine 50 items by using scientific bibliographical methods, many of which are found to be forgeries and not first editions. -- Related ephemera from bookseller catalogs are laid in. -- Hardcover, top-edge-gilt. Condition: very good (corner bump) with very good minus dust jacket (spine sunned but lettering sharp; flap clipped). Seller Inventory # 33775
Book Description Constable & Scribner's, London & New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Good+. First Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages; Rebacked with original cloth spine laid down over the refreshed cloth. Ex-library with catalog label to base of spine, bookplate to front pastedown and usual attachmets to rear endpages. Snugly bound abd generally neat - aside from mild insitutional indications. Text printed on laid paper. G++. Seller Inventory # 32886
Book Description Scolar Press, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 2nd Edition. Seller Inventory # ABE-1526582555813
Book Description Scolar Press, GB, 1983. Hardback. Condition: nrFine. Dust Jacket Condition: VG DW. 2nd Edition. Book is in nearly fine condition with only slightest signs of wear and/or age. Dustwrapper/dustjacket is in very good condition with minor signs of wear and/or age. Seller Inventory # g709.800
Book Description Scolar Press, London, 1983. Hardcover. Second edition with an epilogue. Red cloth, gilt letters on spine, tan dust jacket in mylar cover, 441 pp., 6 BW illus. A reprint of the original 1934 book, with additions by editors Nicholas Barker and John Collins. Tells the detective story of revealing who was behind the sale of early or rare editions of books -- which turned out not to be so -- from the 1880s on. We now know the culprits responsible: Thomas James Wise and Harry Buxton Forman. Read the fascinating tale here. VG- (Ex-art library, with plastic spine label, i.d. marks on outermost pages, incl. rear pocket; otherwise only lightly aged.). Seller Inventory # 159873
Book Description Constable & Co. Ltd., 1934. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Book in VG condition in the original red cloth, with some wear and rubbing. Bookplate of Suzette Preston Morton on front pastedown. Internally clean, paper browned, illustrated. 400pp. Will incur extra overseas postage. Seller Inventory # JP13699
Book Description Constable, 1934. hardcover, Condition: Very Good, Constable, London 1934 1st. 8vo. cloth, 400pp. waterspeckled covers, G, foxed, VG internally, no dj. $. Seller Inventory # 11905