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An enquiry in the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets.

Carter, John, & Pollard, Graham.

Published by Constable & Co.; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, London, 1934
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The first edition of the book that destroyed Thomas Wise, England's doyen of bibliographers and biblio-forgers. "This book is a fully documented exposure of a group of more than fifty 'first editions' of such eminent authors as Wordsworth, Tennyson, Dickens, Thackeray, the Brownings, Swinburne, George Eliot, William Morris, R. L. Stevenson, and Rudyard Kipling. . . . The exposure of the real character of these books introduces scientific methods which have never before been applied to bibliographical problems of this period." 8vo. xii, 400 pp., plts. Fine copy in a very good dust jacket, jacket with minor chipping to lower area of spine, one long split at spine repaired on verso, and lower corner of ifront flap cut off; volume very clean and nice, top edge gilt. In a green cloth chemise with red leather author, title, and date labels on the spine, in an open-back slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 33426

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Title: An enquiry in the nature of certain ...

Publisher: Constable & Co.; New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, London

Publication Date: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

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