Item #308172 The firm of Charles Ottley, Landon & Co. : footnote to An enquiry / by John Carter and Graham Pollard. John Carter, Graham. Rupert Hart-Davis Limited. Charles Scribner's Sons Pollard.

The firm of Charles Ottley, Landon & Co. : footnote to An enquiry / by John Carter and Graham Pollard

London : Rupert Hart-Davis ; New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. First Edition. Near fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and toned. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #308172

Physical description; 95 pages : facsimiles ; 20 cm. Notes; Charles Ottley, Landon & Co. is a fictitious firm. Sewn signatures bound into a paper wrapper. Letterpress printed. Includes bibliographical references. Contents; Prefatory note -- Introduction -- The four pamphlets -- The official story examined -- The Redway editions of A Word for the Navy -- Wise and the Redway editions -- Conclusion -- Chronology. Subjects; Swinburne, Algernon Charles (1837-1909). Swinburne, Algernon Charles (1837-1909) ; Bibliography. Wise, Thomas James (1859-1937). Charles Ottley Landon and Co. (Fictitious publishers : London). Charles Ottley, Landon & Co. (Imaginary organization). Pamphlets 19th century Forgeries. Pamphlets 19th century Forgeries.Publishers and publishing. Literary forgeries and mystifications. English literature First editions ; Bibliography. English literature 19th century ; Bibliography. Forgery History. Literary forgeries and mystifications 19th century. Publishers. Publishing industry. Genres; Bibliographies. Bibliography. Illustrated.

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