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HOAX -- The Inside Story of the Howard Hughes-Clifford Irving Affair by  Magnus  Lewis & Linklater - First Edition, First Printing - 1972 - from H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller (SKU: 002503)

HOAX -- The Inside Story of the Howard Hughes-Clifford Irving Affair

HOAX -- The Inside Story of the Howard Hughes-Clifford Irving Affair by  Magnus  Lewis & Linklater - First Edition, First Printing - 1972 - from H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller (SKU: 002503)
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HOAX -- The Inside Story of the Howard Hughes-Clifford Irving Affair

by Fay, Stephen; Chester, Lewis & Linklater, Magnus

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
067037430X
ISBN 13
9780670374304
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About This Item

New York: The Viking Press, 1972. A careful account of author Clifford Irving's forgery of a Howard Hughes biography that fooled a major New York City publisher and resulted in a literary hoax that made headlines with its discovery and Irving's subsequent arrest; with photos; text edges lightly soiled; text is clean, tight and square, lower end of spine slightly bumped; dustjacket shows some light soiling, minimal surface and edgewear, upper corner of inside front flap creased. Nice reading copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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Bookseller
H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
002503
Title
HOAX -- The Inside Story of the Howard Hughes-Clifford Irving Affair
Author
Fay, Stephen; Chester, Lewis & Linklater, Magnus
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
067037430X
ISBN 13
9780670374304
Publisher
The Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1972
Keywords
True Crime, First Edition, Forgery, Literary Hoax, Con Game, New York, Switzerland
Bookseller catalogs
True Crime; Crime; Miscellaneous;

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About H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller

H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller, has been serving customers on the internet since 2003. We specialize in modern American and English fiction and in mystery and detective thrillers, as well as art and art history. We also have a growing selection of mid-to-late 19th century history and literature. Nearly all our modern and contemporary books are first editions or otherwise collectable.

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