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The Tichborne Impostor by  Geddes MacGregor - First Edition. - 1957 - from The Parnassus BookShop (SKU: 022247)

The Tichborne Impostor

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The Tichborne Impostor

by MacGregor, Geddes

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Philadelphia PA, : J B Lippincott, 1957. First Edition.. Hardcover. Good/Good. Type: Ex-Library First Edition. Hardcover Ex-library Book and Jacket in Good Condition. Minimal evidence of previous library ownership. Burgundy cloth binding is clean and unmarked with lightly rubbed edges and corners, tight and solid.. Interior is very clean, no underlining, no markings of any kind. Jacket clean, rubbed, with light wear to extremities. Library mylar jacket cover removed and replaced with a new clear archival protective cover, The story of probably the greatest and most preposterous impersonation of all time. The case cost the British Crown and the Tichborne family hundreds of thousands of pounds and nine years to prove that Arthur Orton from Wagga Wagga, Australia, was NOT the heir to the Tichborne fortune. A most interesting true case. 288 pages. 5.5 x 8.25 inches. J B Lippincott, Philadelphia PA, 1957.

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Seller Inventory #
022247
Title
The Tichborne Impostor
Author
MacGregor, Geddes
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J B Lippincott
Place of Publication
Philadelphia PA,
Date published
1957
Keywords
IMPOSTERS FRAUD TICHBORNE, ROGER CHARLES CROWN CASES, ENGLAND
Bookseller catalogs
History. Great Britain;

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