Title Handbook of Fictitious Names: Being a guide to authors, chiefly in the lighter literature of the XIXth century, who have written under assumed names; and to literary forgers, imposters, plagiarists, and imitators.
Publisher London. John Russell Smith. 1868.
Seller ID 69495
Size 5.5 x 9.0 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. Blind embossed decor to boards. 235pp. 56pp cat. Ex library copy in very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Front board par faded. Corners slightly bumped. Hinges strengthend. Owner’s and Library bookplates to front endpaper. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Occasional pencil notes in margins. Else a clean and tight copy. The author has identified the people behind many of the pen names and pseudonyms used in19th century literature.
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