FORGING AHEAD by Wilfred Partington


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For your book collectors, this will prove filled with trmendous interest, telling as it does of the discoveries about the forgeries, piracies and general misbehaviour of the internationally famous Thomas James Wise, who worked himself up, not only in his business field, but became a collector and bibliographer of importance. This details the beginnings of his career of crime, how he wiggled out of ticklish situations, how he hoaxed reputable bookmen. Browning, Wordsworth, Shelley, Ruskin, Swinburne, and other famous names all suffered at his hands, and this is the expose.

Pub Date: Sept. 22nd, 1939
ISBN: 1164505971
Publisher: Putnam