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An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets with an epilogue by John Carter

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Published by Scolar Press, Oak Knoll Books in Aldershot, Hants, England, New Castle, DE, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wise, Thomas James.,
  • Forman, H. Buxton,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- Forgeries.,
  • Literary forgeries and mystifications.,
  • English imprints -- Forgeries -- History.,
  • Pamphlets -- Forgeries -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby John Carter and Graham Pollard ; edited by Nicolas Barker & John Collins.
ContributionsPollard, Graham., Barker, Nicolas., Collins, John
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ989.W8
The Physical Object
Pagination400, 41 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22827315M
ISBN 100859676390, 093876831X

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An Enquiry Into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets, A Sequel to an Enquiry: The Forgeries of Buxton Forman & Wise, & Two Poems (3 vols) [John Carter and Graham Pollard; Nicolas Barker and John Collins; Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : John Carter and Graham Pollard; Nicolas Barker and John Collins; Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. The forgeries of Thomas James Wise, disclosed in in John Carter and Graham Pollard's "An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets," is perhaps the most notorious literary scandal of this century. The sensational exposure of Wise led to further discoveries, most notably that he had acted not alone but in collusion Authors: Nicola Barker, John Collins. Enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets. London ; Berkeley: Scolar Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Carter, John, Enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets. London ; Berkeley: Scolar Press, (OCoLC) Named Person. Available only with A sequel to An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets / Nicolas Barker & John Collins. Description: xii, , 41 pages, ivleaves of plates: illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 22 cm: Responsibility: by John Carter and Graham Pollard.

In his reputation was damaged by the publication of "An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets" by John Carter and Graham Pollard. [8] [11] [12] [13] In their writing and expose, Carter and Pollard were astute in their use of : 7 October , 41 p.: 23 cm. An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets: with an epilogue. In , after an extensive investigation, John W. Carter and Henry Graham Pollard published their book, An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets, claiming that dozens of these "discoveries" of Wise were in fact counterfeits. Fifty years ago, two steady young men shook the literary world with a book that went under the most lethally equable of titles: An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Carter and Graham Pollard were steadily brave, for their quarry was a man of crushing authority and of hushing connections: Thomas J. Wise, bibliographer, book collector, .

H. Buxton Forman papers relating to John Keats MSS linear feet (1 box) The H. Buxton Forman papers relating to John Keats contains materials relating to nineteenth century English poet John Keats. These materials were collected during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by American H. Buxton Forman and other. THE FIRST EDITIONS OF T.J. WISE. By Dwight Macdonal d. upon the publication of "An Enquiry Into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets". Written by John Carter and Graham Pollard. First edition. Table of contents, acknowledgments, index. Four black and white plates. A classic piece of literary detective work in which the authors expose Thomas J. Wise as a forger by their work in type specimens, paper and study of the text of various 19th century pamphlets. An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets Author Carter, J. & Pollard, G Format/binding Cloth, top edge gilt, 8vo, 22 cm, Book condition Used - A little worn at extremities, prelims lightly spotted, Good Binding Hardcover Publisher Constable and Company Limited, London, first edition, Date published Pages viii.