Warmly Inscribed

Warmly Inscribed

The New England Forger and Other Book Tales

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Two savvy antiques collectors reveal one of the dirty secrets of the book collecting world, the art of forgeries, illustrating how a New England forger managed to fool collectors and how many of these collectors and booksellers ignore the suspicious books. 20,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
The authors of two previous well-received volumes on book collecting now regale their many fans with fascinating facts and fables about famous libraries and infamous forgers. "The Goldstones, a husband-and-wife book book collecting/writing team, follow two previous memoirs about their occupational adventures with this entertaining offering . . . The Goldstones writes with flair and humor . . . an undemanding and fun read for bibliophiles, whether antiquarian collectors or not."-Publishers Weekly on Warmly Inscribed.

Blackwell North Amer
Larry and Nancy Goldstone, accompanied by their wise and witty eight-year-old daughter, Emily, treat their readers to a fabulous personal tour of the Library of Congress ("114,000,000 books, so little time"). They also entertain us with unorthodox behind-the-scences looks at the Folger Library and the Beinecke, Yale University's Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

& Taylor

Writings on the world of books and book collecting include a personal tour of the Library of Congress, trips to the Folger Shakespeare Library and Yale's Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and stories of famous forgeries.

Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312262686
Characteristics: 215 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon


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Sep 29, 2018

Nice breezy book on short stories from family visiting Library of Congress, amateur signature forger to bump up book price to Florida book fair on part-time/moonlighting sellers.


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