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Lot 1097

Estimate: 50 EUR   |   Starting price: 40 EUR Price realized: 450 EUR
Hill, G. F. Becker the Counterfeiter. London; Spink & Son, 1924–25. Complete in two volumes. 4to., pp. frontispiece, 72; 39, (1), 19 plates illustrating 360 forgeries. Original boards, a little worn and dusty, the inner hinges of volume two weak, the contents lightly thumbed but mostly clean. A very good copy of the scarce first edition of this still valuable reference. (2)
Clain-Stefanelli 16243. Daehn 1670. Grierson p. 28, ‘L’oeuvre du plus grand des faussaires du XIXe siècle, spécialisé dans les séries grecque, romaine et visigothique.’ Kroh p. 98 (four stars), “This is absolutely essential!”

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