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Author Andrew, Donna T., 1945-

Title The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd : forgery and betrayal in eighteenth-century London / Donna T. Andrew and Randall McGowen
Published Berkeley [Calif.] ; London : University of California Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 346 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : 1 map, portraits
Summary This is the remarkable story of a complex forgery uncovered in London in 1775. The Perreau-Rudd case preoccupied a public hungry for sensationalism. The authors offer a vivid panorama of London and a gauge for tracking the shifting social currents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Perreau, Daniel, -1776 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Perreau, Robert, -1776 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Rudd, Margaret Caroline, 1744 or 1745- -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Forgers -- Great Britain.
Trials (Forgery) -- England -- London.
Genre/Form Trials, litigation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author McGowen, Randall, 1948-
ISBN 0520923707
9780520923706 (ebook)