The Fourth Forger. William Ireland and the Shakespeare Papers.

London: Cobden - Sanderson, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 244pp. Mild edge foxing, else near fine in a lightly used jacket. An interesting study of the 'discovery' of a remarkable series of Shakespeare manuscripts. They were later exposed as forgeries, of course, and are now counted as among the most audacious literary forgeries of all time. Item #679

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