Texfake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents
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BeschreibungTexfake is the result of three years of investigation into the scandal surrounding the 1988 discovery of forged copies of the Texas Declaration of Independence.Austin publisher, author, and rare book dealer Taylor lays out the facts concerning the forgeries: who made them; when and how they were made; how they were discovered; and whether or not the dealers involved knew what they were selling. He also reveals for the first time the impact of the looting of Texas libraries, by thieves in the 1960s.
PortraitW. THOMAS TAYLOR is a publisher, author, and rare book dealer living in Austin, Texas. LARRY MCMURTRY is an award-winning novelist whose works include "The Last Picture Show" and "Lonesome Dove."
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TEXAS A & M UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1994
Seitenanzahl: 180 Seiten