New York: Simon and Schuster, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. 397pp. Octavo [24 cm] 1/2 maroon cloth with light blue paper covered boards. Index. Illustrated with photographs. Near fine condition. The edges of the covers are barely perceptibly discolored. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Slightly yellowed. The rear panel is lightly soiled. The edges are mildly bumped. There is a tiny closed tear in the top edge of the front panel. Item #24457
The former New York Times journalist's account of the Mark Hofmann saga. The Hofmann story has all the makings of a great novel; forgeries, murder and a twist at the end. Mark Hofmann is now recognized as one of the greatest forgers of all time.