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Letters of Thomas J. Wise to John Henry Wrenn

Thomas James Wise

Letters of Thomas J. Wise to John Henry Wrenn

a further inquiry into the guilt of certain nineteenth-century forgers

by Thomas James Wise

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary forgeries and mystifications.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Fannie E. Ratchford.
    ContributionsWrenn, John Henry, 1841-1911., Ratchford, Fannie Elizabeth, 1888-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ989.W8 W5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 591, xvi, [15] leaves of plates, [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages591
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6478375M
    LC Control Number44047958
    OCLC/WorldCa733580

      The Wrenn Library was originally the private library of book collector John Henry Wrenn, who acquired many items from book collector and forger Thomas J. Wise; as a result the Wrenn Library contains numerous examples of Wise's spurious or altered books, pamphlets and manuscripts. For at least one other letter to Wise from F.J. Furnivall [written on someone else's letter], consult the Symington Collection's Original Manuscripts section under Percy F. Shelley's name. ALS (2 pages) concerning stone necklet; list of libraries to which Wise could give Shelley sets, 21 November? A significant number of leaves stolen from British Museum items were identified as being bound in volumes in Thomas J. Wise's Ashley Library, a collection acquired by the Museum in Further investigations proved that stolen leaves were also present in the collection that Wise had assisted John Henry Wrenn in amassing (the Wrenn Library is.


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Edited by Fannie E. Ratchford. A selection from Thomas J. Wise's letters to John Henry Wrenn. Letters --Appendixes. A list of the forgeries in the Wrenn Library, with purported sources and dates of acquisition ; Idylls of the hearth. Responsibility: edited by Fannie E. Ratchford. Ratchford — Letters of Wise to Wrenn Posted on 8 July 4 December by peterson10 Ratchford, Fannie E., ed.

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Notes. Privately printed; E. Heron & co., London, printers. Pages: Thomas James Wise. Thomas James Wise (7 October – 13 May ) was a bibliophile who collected the Ashley Library, now housed by the British Library, and later became known for the literary forgeries and stolen documents that were resold or authenticated by : 7 October The Times Literary Supplement,' and two in The Letters of Thomas J.

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Edited by FANNIE E. RATCHFORD. New York: ' Alfred A. Knopf. xiv, The Ashley Library is a collection of original editions of English poets from the 17th century onwards, including their prose works as well as those in verse, collected by the bibliographer, collector, forger, and thief Thomas James Wise.

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His library is kept intact in a room off the King's Library Gallery in the British : Gearty, J Thomas. The Wrenn Library was originally the private library of book collector John Henry Wrenn, who acquired many items from book collector and forger Thomas J.

Wise; as a result the Wrenn Library contains numerous examples of Wise's spurious or altered books.

I discussed these books—some of which include leaves stolen from the British Museum by a man named Thomas J. Wise—as part of a recent Stories to Tell exhibition at the Center and in its accompanying publication, Collated & Perfect.

Other Wrenn books in Rivière and Son bindings aren’t “Frankenstein” copies, but they have usually been.Includes manuscripts and letters written by the English poet, critic, and author Edmund Gosse. Chief correspondents include Maurice Baring, Elizabeth Hawkins-Whitshed, Alice Meynell, Sir Henry John Newbolt, Arthur Wing Pinero, T.

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