The Two Forgers: A Biography of Harry Buxton Forman & Thomas James Wise
Examines the lives and careers of Harry Buxton Forman and Thomas James Wise, responsible for one of the greatest frauds in the history of book collecting. The text describes how Wise and Forman joined forces in a conspiracy to forge a wide range of the works of Victorian authors.
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