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6 edition of Texfake found in the catalog.

Texfake

An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents

by Thomas W. Taylor

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Texas A&M University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & collectables: books, manuscripts, ephemera & printed matter,
  • Hoaxes & deceptions,
  • Law,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Sources,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • General,
  • Book thefts,
  • Forgeries,
  • Texas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8391686M
    ISBN 100935072209
    ISBN 109780935072204

      The elementary and intermediate geography, history and U.S. government books were written according to a set of standards created by Texas . Texfake has brought about public exposure of the problem, and highly motivated administrators have replaced the good ol’ boys of the past, but until the Legislature, the governor’s office, and.

    Texfake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents. by W. Thomas Taylor" a landmark in the field of Texas book dealing and collecting. If it leads to the return of [Texas's] stolen heritage, it will stand as The Battle of San Jacinto. by James W. Pohl. Wrote the introduction to the book "Texfake" by W. Thomas Taylor. Wrote introduction to "Tent Life in Siberia" by George Kennan. See also. Biography | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info. Getting Started | Contributor Zone.

    We are accepting consignments in Texas related books, maps, art, documents. We appraise single vols. or entire collections. Send a message or call & we'will get back to you promptly. You can find some of our inventory on-line at by clicking the link above. Or, request a pdf catalog and receive the latest inventory as soon as it.   Texfake tells the real life tale of the forgeries and theft of early Texas documents, the most famous forgery being the Texas Declaration of Independence sold to H. Ross Perot. My book neighbors in Houston, Jay and Dick Rohfritch of Good Books in the Woods, bought but bought judiciously, Jay estimating when the smoke cleared they’d won.


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Austin rare book dealer Taylor lays out the facts. Texfake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents by W. Thomas Taylor (SIGNED) and a great selection of related books, art Texfake book collectibles available now at Texfake is the result of three years of investigation into the scandal surrounding the discovery of forged copies of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

The New York Times, Texas Monthly, and The New Yorker all carried articles on the affair, but this is the definitive account of the history and impact of the Texas forger and his wares. The forged and original documents are described in detail.

The text includes an up-to-date census of each document as well as plates that illustrate differences between the genuine document and the fake. Also gives an account of the related looting and reselling of items belonging to Texas libraries. An in-depth and readable book. Texfake is the result of three years of investigation into the scandal surrounding the discovery of forged copies of the Texas Declaration of New York Times, Texas Monthly, and The New Yorker all carried articles on the affair, but this is the definitive account of the history and impact of the Texas forger and his wares.

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Tex and his older brother Mason live by themselves while their father tours. He tracked down nearly sixty high-end forged documents that he was able to trace back to their origin, and as he later wrote in his book TexFake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early.

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and printed boards, clean and bright. The book "Tex" by S.E. Hinton, is a story about a boy who grew up in Oklahoma. He grew up on a farm with his mother and father and brother Mason.

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Texfake: An Account of the Theft and Forgery of Early Texas Printed Documents. by W. Thomas Taylor. Write a review. This book is sought after by collectors and autograph seekers since it documents the forgery and fraud which is rampant in Texas historical papers.

It has a forward by Larry McMurtry and it is essential if you buy documents. Texaco is a novel by Patrick Chamoiseau, a French author who was born and raised in book was awarded the Prix Goncourt in its year of publication. It was translated into English from the original French and Creole by Rose-Myriam Réjouis and Val Vinokurov and selected as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in Genre/Form: History Private press books (Publishing) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Taylor, W.

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