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Authentication / Forgers

Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

In this general introduction to the principles of authentication, Nickell provides readers with step-by-step explanations of the science used to detect falsified documents, photographs, and other objects.(The University Press of Kentucky, 2009)

The Guinness Book of World Autographs

"The Guinness Book of World Autographs", hardback, first hardback published in 1977 in Enfield-Middlesex England, 244 pgs (ISBN:0900424737). (Re-published in 1978 as "The Stein & Day Book of World Autographs") Hundreds of facsimile autographs and identifications of famous personalities from around the world: military, political, literature, monarchs, astronauts, musicians, scietists, prime ministers, presidents, etc. Not a scholarly work, but a nice reference for the dedicated autograph collector. (See also the author's "Four Hundred Years of British Autographs")
Forging History: The Detection of Fake Letters and Documents

Forging History: The Detection of Fake Letters and Documents

Focusing on three of the most skilful and notorious forgeries of modern times, Kenneth W. Rendell demonstrates that the authentication of historical documents and letters depends on analysis rather than intuition. Rendell begins by showing the reader paired examples of writing of historical figures (such as George Washington, Richard Wagner and Calvin Coolidge) and then demonstrating which of each pair is genuine and which forged.

Astronaut Autopens

Examples of the Flown NASA Astronauts
Pen, Ink and Evidence

Pen, Ink and Evidence

A Study of Writing and Writing Materials for the Penman, Collector, and Document Detective

From the President's Pen

From the President's Pen

An Illustrated Guide to Presidential Autographs

In Death We Did Part

In Death We Did Part

Autograph Examplars, Biography, Grave Sites, Reference

Heavily illustrated with graves of the famous from around the world including facsimile signatures of each. From Nostradamus to Bonnie & Clyde.

Money Secrets of the Rich and Famous

Money Secrets of the Rich and Famous

facsimiles of famous checks

A blend of biography, entertainment and financial legacy which chronicles theives and fortunes of some of the most famous people in history.

Baseball Hall of Fame Autographs: A Reference Guide

Baseball Hall of Fame Autographs: A Reference Guide

The book provides experts and beginning collectors alike a definitive guide to authentication of Baseball Hall of Fame autographs.

Fisching for Forgeries - Chess Autographs

Fisching for Forgeries - Chess Autographs

A must have guide for Chess and Bobby Fischer autograph collector's