[PW] Signature database/ verifying signed book?

Lonn Taylor taylorw at fortdavis.net
Thu Oct 6 13:11:28 PDT 2016


Max Beerbohm had a large library of books in which he had forged not only
the authors' signatures but affectionate inscriptions from them. The forged
signatures included Queen Victoria's.

Lonn Taylor
Fort Davis, Texas

On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 3:03 PM, Elizabeth Barksdale <ebarksdale at udallas.edu>
wrote:

> This is an interesting one. We're having a book sale, and a patron found a
> copy of a book that's apparently signed by the author, Alfred de Marigny.
> He's curious if there's a way to find out if the signature is really the
> author's. The book is More Devil Than Saint. Has anyone come across
> something like this?
>
> Thanks!
> Liz
>
>
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