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

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Author/Creator:
Harrison-Moore, Abigail.
Publication:
London ; New York : Continuum, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
223 p. : ill.
Subjects:
Shrager, Adolph.
Dighton, B. L. (Basil Lewis) -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Fraud) -- Great Britain.
Antiques -- Forgeries -- Great Britain.
Furniture -- Purchasing -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-215) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN:
9781441115751 (hbk.)
1441115757 (hbk.)
9781441178503 (e-book)
OCLC:
768732181
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