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Author Harrison-Moore, Abigail.

Title Fraud, fakery and false business [electronic resource] : rethinking the Shrager versus Dighton 'old furniture case' / Abigail Harrison Moore.

Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 223 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-215) and index.
Contents The emperor's new clothes : Adolph Shrager -- 'Make us rich' : Dighton and Co. and the market for furniture -- 'The Faker's bible' : Percy MacQuoid, Herbert Cescinsky and the role of the 'expert' -- 'Disputed fragments' : Shrager's collection of 'fine furniture' -- 'Et tu brute?' the verdict.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Shrager, Adolph.
Dighton, B. L. (Basil Lewis) -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Fraud) -- Great Britain.
Antiques -- Forgeries -- Great Britain.
Furniture -- Purchasing -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781441115751 (hbk.)
1441115757 (hbk.)
9781441178503 (electronic bk.)

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