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Fake!: The Story of Elmyr De Hory the Greatest Art Forger of Our Time

Irving, Clifford

Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney, 1969
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Beautiful blck full cloth boards, blind-stamp border, silver cover and spine titles, slight corner wear. Coated silver endpages; slight flaw inside back cover. Pages very good w/ color photoplate section, de Hory line drawings throughout. Verso title page clipped. Dj moderate wear, rub; clipped. Very attractive, in protective sleeve. Astonishing and incredible-but-true story of the world's greatest art forger, who painted over a thousand brilliant fake canvasses worth at the time more than sixty million dollars in the 'inauthentic' market of fine art. Of notable influence, de Hory, would quite possibly be the inspiration for Clifford Irving's possibly even greater single hoax a few years later of the inauthentic autobiography of Howard Hughes. 243 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006591

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Title: Fake!: The Story of Elmyr De Hory the ...

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, Toronto, London, Sydney

Publication Date: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Glaser, Milton (Jacket Design)

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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